OABGC MLK Day Shootout Rules

  1. Games will consist of two fifteen minute halves.
  2. Continuous Clock until the last two minutes of each half. Clock will stop for all whistles in the last two minutes of each half.
  3. Overtime will consist of 2 minutes with the clock stopping only on whistles. Halftimes will be 3 minutes.
  4. Any defense is permitted the entire game for the 5th & 6th grades (no press if up by 15 or more points). 3rd & 4th grade is man to man and will not be able to press until the second half of games.
  5. Teams are given 3 timeouts for the whole game.
  6. If you are not allowed to press and you do you will be given one warning and then a technical foul will be assessed each time thereafter. Once a team has gained possession on a rebound the other team must get back on defense and must allow the other team to cross half court.
  7. If a team is up by more than 15 points the clock becomes continuous. If the score goes under 15 point difference then the clock will go back to regular.
  8. Tie-breakers will be as follows
  • Head to Head
  • Point Differential (+15 max each game)
  • Fewest points given up
  • Forfeits will result in a point differential based on average of games played
  • Coin Flip
  1. 28.5 size basketball will be used for all games
  2. The 4th grade boys teams will be allowed to cross the foul line when they shoot and the 3rd grade boys teams may shoot from a shorter foul line.
  3. The tournament director has the right to change or modify these rules at any time and under any circumstances
  4. All other rules are as listed by the Ohio High School Athletic Association.
  5. Any player, coach, or spectator using profanity will be ejected from the tournament and the facility