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Basketball Tasmania Leagues - SportsTG Registration

Basketball Tasmania Leagues

Welcome to the Regional Primary School Championships Entry Form.

Saturday 7 & Sunday 8 November 2020 (South, North West & North 5/6)

South: Kingbrough Sports Centre & Moonah Sports Centre
North: (Grade 5/6 only) Elphin Sports Centre, St Patricks College & Newstead College
North West: Devonport Recreation Centre

Entries strictly close 5pm Friday 23 October 2020



Saturday 14 & Sunday 15 November 2020 (North 3/4)
North: (Grade 3/4 only) Elphin Sports Centre, Silverdome & St Patricks College

Entries strictly close 5pm Friday 30 October 2020



The top 3 teams from Division 1 will be invited to participate in the 2020 State Primary School Championships on Saturday 5 & Sunday 6 December at Elphin Sports Centre Launceston.

Competition Age Groups and Divisions
Senior Boys and Girls (Year 5 and 6) Division 1, 2 & 3
Junior Boys and Girls (Year 3 and 4) Divisions 1, 2 & 3.
If team entries are insufficient Divisions maybe combined.

Please select "New team" and be extra careful when you select your Team/Grade/region Competition from the dropdown list.

Please use the correct full school name for your teams. Please add Division and gender entered after name. Example "Mount Stuart Primary School Senior Boys Division 1"

Each team must supply a referee for the tournament who will be required to officiate at least 4 games during the weekend. These games may not be the games that the team plays in, each nominated Referee will liaise with the referee coordinator in the week prior to the tournament regarding their skills and availability. The referee will be placed on games that match these
requirements. Referees can still request preference to officiate the games that a specific team plays in, and whilst every endeavour will be made to facilitate these requests they cannot be guaranteed these appointments.

Teams are required to negotiate remuneration with their referee for these 4 games, if the referee agrees to complete additional games to the above requirements BTAS will pay the official BTAS rate for any additional games.

Teams who are unable to fulfil the above requirement can elect to pay BTAS an additional fee of $165 (inc. GST). BTAS will then assume all responsibility for the teams referee requirements.
Teams are required to contact their preferred referee prior to completing the team entry form and must complete all details on the entry form for their Referee, including full name, email address and phone number, failure to do so will result in the additional fee being invoiced to the team.

A single referee can be nominated for a maximum of 3 teams, with the requirement being that they will referee at least 4 games per team.

Teams will be required to supply score table officials for each match in which they play. The first named team will provide 2 personnel and the team named second will provide 1. The highest accredited person (or most experienced) will assume the position of bench chair.


Match balls will be Molten size 5 (Junior Boys and Girls) or Molten size 6 (Senior Boys and Girls) only as appropriate – no other brand of match ball is to be used. Teams must supply their own warm-up balls. Private basketballs will not be allowed into the venue. Only match balls and team warm-up balls are permitted.





1. Games will consist of four x 10 minute quarters running clocks. The clock will only stop under full FIBA rules in the last minute of the 4th quarter if the score difference is 5 points or less.

2. Three minutes warm-up will be allowed, time permitting.

3. 1 minute half time break, 1 minute quarter time breaks.

4. One time out per half. No timeouts will be allowed in the final 3 minutes of any quarter, if a timeout is taken with 3:59 or less left in a quarter the game will resume at the 3 minute mark.

5. 24-second shot clock will not be in operation.

6. Alternating possession arrow will operate.

7. Players must be uniformly dressed, including shorts. As per recent FIBA rule changes, players will be able to wear number 0 and 00 and any number from 1 to 99.

8. T-shirts, regardless of style, may not be worn under a playing singlet, even if a medical certificate is provided.

9. Headbands and armbands may only be worn if their colour is a major colour contained in the playing uniform.

10. Appropriate sponsorship only may be displayed on the playing gear.

11. Draws will remain as draws unless it is a match that requires a result (ie finals) where an extra three - (3) minutes will be played.

12. Twelve players may be nominated and all 12 may play in any one game. Players must play one game on each day of the competition to qualify for finals. Players must be uniformly attired and ready to play sitting on the player’s bench. The bench chair will cross out any player not present during the game immediately following the completion of the game.

13. Admission charges for 2020:
- Players and Adults - $5 per day
- Non-playing children (Under 16) - $4 per day
- Concessions - $4 per day
- Family (2 adults, 2 children) - $15 per day
- Family Weekend Pass - $25 for the weekend

14. In the event of teams finishing with the same number of wins at the end of the round-robin series, the method of determining positions will be that contained in the Official Basketball Rules i.e. only the game(s) between the teams concerned will be taken into account.

15. All players and officials are to be registered members of Basketball Tasmania in 2020. Officials need to be registered to Basketball Tasmania as non playing officials. This can be done here

16. In submitting their entry, associations have certified that all requirements of Basketball Tasmania have been met, including those relating to Basketball Tasmania's Working With Vulnerable Persons Policy and Basketball Australia National Integrity Framework

17. In the event of a clash of colours, any team in unofficial colours will be required to change. If both teams are in official colours the first-named team is required to change their uniforms.

18. The use of Zone Defence is not allowed in this age group. Zone Defence is defined as being any defence in the half-court which does not incorporate normal man to man defensive principles. The host association will appoint an observer (“Zone Buster”) who will be called upon only by the Match Manager to adjudicate on an issue which has been raised. Only the Match Manager may call upon the observer and only then if the Match Manager is satisfied that the allegation is based on a genuine belief that Zone Defence was being played. If the observer is satisfied that Zone Defence has been played, the Match Manager will be advised and that person will issue an official warning to the offending coach. Offenders will be entitled to one warning only, for the duration of this specific event. Should there be a further transgression during the same event whether it be during the same or a subsequent match, the Match Manager will request the referees (through the Scoretable Chair) to charge the offending coach with a Technical Foul and from that point on, during the match in progress and all future matches in the particular event, normal Technical Foul penalties will apply.

NOTE: To complete this process you will need to pay online.

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