CONNECTING LIFE SPORTS CENTER MEN BASKETBALL LEAGUE
HELLO GUYS ,FIRST OF ALL I WOULD LIKE TO THANK EACH TEAM FOR THE GREAT JOB WE DID LAST SEASON, SO IM REALLY LOOKING FORWARD TO CONTINUE BUILDING THE LEAGUE WITH MORE TEAMS AND MORE FAMILY FUN…
RULES TO THE GAME…
All teams must sign
TEAM CODE OF CONDUCT
prior to league play.
All players must be 17 years of age or older.
All players can only play on
Teams should bring First Aid Kits with cold packs, bandages, and tape to games with them.
Any player who starts bleeding for any reason during a game, must come out of the game until the
bleeding subsides or until the bleeding area is covered and blood is not visible through the bandage.
Use of ineligible players could result in the game in which he/she participated to be forfeited. This violation will also subject the player and team Manager to indefinite suspension from the League. Opposing team may question the eligibility of players. Offending team is also subject to be fined up to $100.00. When the situation
arises, protests are to be made at the game and also in writing to the Athletic Department within 48 hours of said game….
Anyone playing on two different teams in the league, without properly being released will be suspended from the League and the game he/she participated in illegally could be forfeited .Players are allowed to change teams one time only. A release from the original team must be signed by the team manager and submitted to the Athletic Department. Roster adds must be submitted in writing to the Athletic Department 24 hours before the day of the game. Adds/Drops can be made by mail, email, fax or walk-ins. No changes in player roster may be made after May 4, 2014.
Manager's and Captain's addresses MUST be typed. They must be different addresses, emails and phone numbers.
Once submitted on your original roster, managers cannot be changed EXCEPT by written notification with
original manager's signature or by direction of the Board of Directors via the appeal process.
Game Day Guidelines
Game time/ Scheduling/ Cancellations
CANCELLATIONS WILL BE ANNOUNCED ON THE WEBSITE MESSAGE BOARD.
Games will be played at 2:30, 3:30, 4:30 and 5:30 SHARP, unless otherwise posted.
Each team will furnish their own practice balls. The game ball will not be used by teams to warm up.
Prior to game time, each Team Manager will insure that all eligible players are entered in the book.
Children must remain seated on bleachers and be accompanied by a non-playing parent or guardian.
Profanity, abusive or obscene language will not be allowed by players or coaches. "Taunting" players is punishable with a technical foul or ejection.
VIOLATORS NO NOT HAVE TO BE WARNED PRIOR TO BEING EJECTED FROM THE GAME.
Bonus free throws will be awarded on the seventh fouled in a half. Beginning with the team's tenth personal foul in the half, two free throws are awarded for each common foul except player control fouls.
Players are disqualified after five personal fouls to the offender.
All technical fouls are penalized with two free throws. All unsportsmanlike technicals also charged as a personal foul to the offender.
Each team will be allowed two (2) time outs per half and one (1) time out during
each overtime period, not to be accumulated.
When referee designates the clock to be turned off.
After every basket the last 30 seconds of the second half or last 30 seconds of any overtime periods. No subs allowed. During all Technical Fouls.During the last minute of each quarter the clock will stop on dead balls. Also, during the last minute of the 1st O.T. and during each subsequent 1 minute O.T. period. During Time-outs.
A regulation game will consist of 4 10 minute quarters which the clock will remain
running with the following exceptions: (clock is turned on when ball is put back in play)
NO EATING/DRINKING/SMOKING IN ANY FACILITY. Any team found violating these rules will be subject to fine or suspension.
NO JEWELRY IS NOT ALLOWED ON COURT…
To avoid confusion NO ONE is allowed in the area of the scorer except substitutes.
Scorers and Timers have the authority to call games at any time due to harassment and intimidation from any teams. Swearing and foul language WILL NOT be tolerated from the benches. Any team reported for any above infractions can be placed on probation or suspended.
There will be no dunking during warm-ups or during intermission= Technical foul.
In case of a tie at the end of the regulation play, a two (2) minute overtime period will be played. During the last minute of play, the clock will stop on all dead balls. If the game is tied at the end of the overtime period, a second one (1) minute overtime will be played. If the score is still tied, successive 1 minute
overtimes will be played until winner is declared. Jump ball to start each O.T. period. During each 1 minute overtime the clock will stop on all dead balls. Each team gets 1 time out per overtime period.
Grace period is 5 minutes for ALL games
If there are trash cans at your gym, please use them. If not, please take your litter with you. All teams are required to clean up their bench areas and any mess left in the parking lots after their games.
Any trash left behind will result in a loss of your forfeit bond as well as a loss for every game played that night.In order to stay in the league, teams must replenish their forfeit bond.
Any team allowing players to drink during the games or spectators to drink in the bench area will be subject to suspension and/or forfeiture of game or ejection from the league. There are NO alcoholic beverages allowed in the FACILITIES.
No profanity allowed or risk immediate ejection.
Teams are responsible for their spectators. Unsportsmanlike actions by spectators can subject teams to penalty.Failure to comply with eligibility rules or meet player roster requirement.
Any team whose players receive 2 unsportsmanlike technical fouls (not necessarily in the same game) is automatically on probation for the remainder of the season. Anyfurther unsportsmanlike actions AND TEAM IS FINED…
by players, coaches, or fans will subject players or team to immediate expulsion from the League. Some Instances of flagrant unsportsmanlike conduct may result in expulsion instead of probation.
Any player ejected from the game or receiving 2 unsportsmanlike technical fouls (not
necessarily in the same game) is automatically on probation for the remainder of the season. Any further unsportsmanlike actions by these players will subject them to immediate suspension from the City Recreation
League. Some instances of flagrant unsportsmanlike conduct may result in immediate suspension instead of probation.
Players DO NOT have to be issued a warning by the referees prior to being ejected from the game.
The referees are requested to be more diligent and emphasize enforcement of this rule.
Unsportsmanlike actions by a team or a team member may result in ejection or suspension.
Unsportsmanlike actions include and verbal or physical abuse directed at any player, a fan, or
referee (i.e.: swearing, fighting, intimidation).
A player may be suspended from the League or any subsequent play for any of the following: FIGHTING,EXCESSIVE DISRESPECT TO THE OFFICIALS,ANYTHING ILMORAL TO THE IDENTITY OF CONNECTING LIFE SPORTS CENTER.
(length of suspension and amount of fine to be decided by the SPORTS COMMITTEE…
APON THE SUPENSIONS THERE ARE FINE TO BE PAID BY THE TEAM OF THE PLAYER FOR THEIR ACTIONS,THESE FINES WILL BE PAID BEFORE THE TEAM PLAYS THEIR NEXT GAME…
Any team, whose players violate uniform rules, will automatically be fined $5.00 per occurrence.All purpose shoes or sneakers are permitted.
NO RESTRICTIONS on pants, shorts & sweat pants. Team may wear ANY color or style.
NO RESTRICTIONS on color or style.
The color of the main body of the jersey must match the other players. The team name MUST match. Numbers are mandatory.
LETS HAVE FUN GUYS