Tournament Information

Registration: begins April 3, 2019. Deadline is May 31, 2019.

  • Entry Fee: $60 per team
  • Tournament will start 10:00 am and will run no later than 2:00 pm
  • Double elimination tournament
  • One referee will be provided for each game
  • Cash Prize will be given to 1st place
  • Raffle prizes ($2 per ticket…$5 for three tickets)
  • Water
  • Brackets will be randomly selected and placed into two divisions
  • Games will be played at Trum Field, Charles E Ryan Rd, Somerville, MA 02145 (Winter Hill)

Player Eligibility

  • Teams will consist of minimum of 3 players and a maximum of 4 players
  • Each player must have a signed and printed waiver, which can be found when registering
  • Each player must be 18+ years old to participate
  • Each player must present proper identification at registration the day of the tournament
  • All games will be played outdoors; all players must have athletic shoes

Tournament Rules

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  • Initial Possession: will be decided by heads or tails. Lower Seed team will call heads or tails. Winner of this will have first possession.
  • Game length: 15 minutes (running clock) or first team to 11 points (each basket worth 1 point)
  • Scoring: any basket made inside of the 3point arc is worth 1 point. Basket that are made outside of the 3point arc are worth 2 points.
  • Defensive Rebound/Possession: Each team must clear the ball at 3point line
  • No Make It Take It: the ball changes possession after each scored basket.
  • Timeouts: Each team is allowed 1 timeout per game. The timeout is valid for up to 1 minute.
  • Overtime: if the game is tied after 15 minutes, the same initial possession process will apply, but with the higher seed calling heads or tails. First team to 3 points wins.
  • Personal Fouls: the referee will record each personal foul. Five team fouls will result in an automatic free throw (each additional foul) for the opposing team. Whether free throw is made or not, possession will go back to the team that received the foul penalty.
  • Unsportsmanlike Conduct: The officials and/or tournament supervisors have the authority to disqualify any player who conducts themselves in an unsportsmanlike manner.
  • Player Injuries: Any player, who is bleeding or hurt, will be removed from the game immediately. The tournament supervisor will have the authority in deciding if the player is eligible to return into the game. Participants are responsible for any and all costs arising from injury or property damage through participation.