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Chapman Basketball Academy TOURNAMENT RULES

Policies & Regulations

-Coaches must check in at the registration table 45 minutes prior to their teams first scheduled game. 

-No refunds will be given 10 days prior to the tournament date. 

-There is an admission charge for adults and children age 5+ (coaches are free-max 2 per team.) 

-Coaches may stand unless the receive a technical foul.

-If a coach or player is ejected, they will not be able to participate in the next game.

-We ask all spectators to be curteous and respect all refs, players and coaches. Any spectator who receives two warnings by either ref or staff will be asked to leave the facility. 


Length of Game

Teams will play two 20 minute running halves, until the Elam ending takes effect.

-Halftime will last 2-3 minutes depending on scheduled game time.

-Warmups will be 3-5 minutes depending on scheduled game time.



- (2) 45 second timeouts per half. Timeouts do not carry over.


Foul Rules

-Players are allowed 5 personal fouls. Once a player receives their 5th foul, they will be disqualified for the remainder of the game.

-At the 7th team foul in a half, the opposing team shoots 1&1.

-Double bonus will begin at 10 team fouls each half.

-All technical fouls will result in 2 free throws and possession of the ball.

Elam Ending Rules

-Elam ending calls for the clock to be shut off at the first dead ball under four minutes in the second half. A target score is then established by adding eight points to the leadings team score.



-All defenses are allowed, including zone & full court press.

-All players must have the same jersey color, with their individual numbers on the back. The first team listed is the home team and the home team will wear white or lighter color jersey.

-A team must have four players to start a game and three players to finish. Once a team is down to two players regardless of the score, the game is over and the team with two players loses. 

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