Senior & Junior Rules - 50 Min Timeslots

GSABA SENIOR & JUNIOR - 50 MINUTE GAME COMPETITION

COMPETITION STRUCTURE

i) The Under 12 competition is played on Thursday Nights.

ii) The Under 14 competition is played on Tuesday Nights.

iii) The Under 16 competition is played on Monday Nights.

iv) The Under 21 Mens Competition is played on Monday Nights in the Winter Season.

v) The Under 20 Womens Competition is played on Monday Nights when it occurs.

vi) The Womens Division 2, 3, & 4 is played on Tuesday Nights.

vii) The Mens Division 2 & 3 is played on Thursday Nights.

viii) The Junior Competition games are played in the earliest timeslots. The Senior Competition games are played in the later timeslots.

ix) The Grand Finals are played on a Sunday with the Juniors playing in the morning and the Seniors in the afternoon.

COMPETITION RULES:

i) In all games the rules of Bakstball Australia will apply. The current FIBA rule book applies. Any GSABA Bylaws overides corresponding rules in the rule book.

ii) All games will be played for premiership points.

iii) Correct uniform must be worn.

iv) Forfiet rules apply.

v) Late player penalities rules.

vi) Each team is to supply a scorer.

v) Coaches are to stay in the coaches area.

GAME OPERATIONS:

i) At the start of the match the umpire will blow their whistle and give the teams a minute warning.

ii) The umpire will set the clock for 11 minutes for the start of the first and third quarters ans set the clock running.

iii) The umpire will set the clock for 12 minutes for the half-time break and set the clock running.

MINOR ROUND TIMING RULES:

i) Four ten minute quarters will be played.

ii) The clock does not stop once it been started for the 1st, 2nd & 3rd quarters.

iii) The clock stops in the 4th quarter for the last two minutes of the quarter. EXCEPTION: If the margin is 20 points or more then the clock doesn't stop.

iv) The umpire has the power to ask the clock to be held due to injury, ball stuck in between ring and board (jump ball) or for safety reasons.

MINOR ROUND TIME-OUT RULES

(i) One time out per quarter is allowed by each team.

(ii) Unused time-outs can't be carried over into the next quarter.

(iii) The coach who has called the time-out can call the time-out back in before the minute is used. (Minor round only)

(iv) The clock will not stop for time outs in minor round games.

(v) In the 1st, 2nd & 3rd quarters no time outs can be called in the last minute of the game.

(vi) In the 4th quarter of the match in the last two minutes of the quarter if the clock is held a time-out can be called.

(vii) In the 1st, 2nd & 3rd quarters time outs called between 1.00 and 2.00 minutes left in the quarter can be called but players must be ready to resume at the 1.00 minute nark on the clock.

(viii) A time-out opportunity is:

- For both teams, the ball becomes dead, after a whistle and the official has ended communication with the scorer's table. 

(ix) For the non-scoring team when a field goal is scored.

MINOR ROUND SUBSTITUTIONS

(i) For both teams, the becomes dead, after a whistle and the official has ended communication with the scorer's table.  

(ii) For both teams following a successful last or only free throw in the last two minutes of the game if the clock is stopped. 

MINOR ROUND EXTRA TIME

(i)There is no minor round extra time. Minor round games that finish in a draw will be recorded as a drawn match.

FINALS TIMING RULES

(i) The clock stops for all time outs and on each whistle during the last minute of the first, second and third quarters and during the last two minutes of the final quarter.

FINALS TIME-OUT RULES

(i) Two (2) time-outs may be granted to each team at any time during the first half, three (3) at any time during the second half and one (1) during each extra period. 

(ii) Unused time-outs may not be carried over to the next half or extra period.

(iii) For both teams on all whistles during the game.

(iv) For both teams following a successful last or only free throw.

(v) For the non-scoring team when a field goal is scored.

FINALS SUBSTITUTION RULES

(i) For both teams on all whistles during the game.

(ii) For both teams following a successful last or only free throw.

FINALS DRAWN MATCH - EXTRA TIME RULES

i) No finals game can finish in a draw and must be decided by extra periods of three minute duarations. The clock is held on all whistles in the final minute of an extra period.

ii) The teams will continue to play in the same directions.

iii) Team fouls continue on from the second half.

iv) If a team draws again the same procedure is followed for as many times as it takes until a winner is obtained.

v) The clock will stop for each whistle during the last minute of any extra period.

FINALS EXTRA TIME - TIME-OUTS

i) One time out is permitted for each team.

ii) The clock will stop for time outs and each whistle during the last minute of any period.

 FINALS EXTRA TIME - SUBSTITUTIONS

(i) For both teams on all whistles during the game.

(ii) For both teams following a successful last or only free throw.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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GSABA REFEREE DEPARTMENT

The GSABA Referee Department will be doing the Winter Season 2018 Grand Final Roster. Mike Richardson is the Referee Development Co-ordinator, and Sharyn Nixon is the Referee Manager. There will be a Referee Sub Committee, which will be headed by Mike Richardson and includes Tim Round (Referee Manager). A Player Coach is still to be appointed.

* The Minor Round Winter Season 2018 Umpires Roster will be completed by Dennis Earl. The Winter Season 2018. Finals Series Umpires Roster will be completed by the GSABA Referee Department. The GSABA Carnival Umpires Roster will be completed by the GSABA Referee Department.

GSABA UMPIRING PANEL

Any person interested in joining the GSABA Umpiring Panel please contact GSABA Business Administrator - Dennis Earl- earl648666@gmail.com We welcome all referees but always looking for umpires who can umpire Senior Grades.