PRUMC - High School Basketball - Rules and Regulations
Each team must have a captain that registers as a captain through the prumcsports.org website
All players must register through the prumcsports.org website
Players who appear on any high school varsity basketball roster for the current school year are ineligible as players
Players must be prepared to show ID at any time in order to play in games
Teams may not have more than two coaches on their bench. Only the head coach is allowed to stand when the clock is running.
Food and drinks are not allowed in the gym. This includes the player benches
"Baby powder" is not allowed on or near the court
High school players will not be allowed in the gym until the conclusion of the youth practices.
Game Rules: Georgia High School Basketball rules will apply unless specified below:
There must be one parent from each team present on the
bench at all games.
A team must have a minimum of four players on the
floor to begin play. A grace period of 10
minutes past the scheduled game start time will be granted to allow for players
to arrive. If play cannot begin after that time, the game will be considered a
Game time: 2 - 20 minute halves utilizing a running clock.
- Last minute of the 2nd half and last minute of overtime periods (Clock will continue to run during final minute if a team leads by more than 20)
- Time outs.
Please make note of the following:
Policies Regarding Inappropriate Behavior:
PRUMC Sports and Recreation is committed to promoting good sportsmanship by players, coaches, and spectators at all of its events. Profanity, degrading remarks, and intimidating actions directed at officials, competitors or staff will not be tolerated, and are grounds for removal from the event site and the league. Teams or participants who have been removed from the league may not return to the gym, even as a spectator. PRUMC Sports and Recreation reserves the right to deny access to its facilities. Thank you for your cooperation in the promotion of good sportsmanship at our events.
Rules and Procedures:
Alcohol and drug use:
In the event of an alcohol or drug use incident the facility may be closed at any time, at the sole discretion of the PRUMC staff.
In the event a player is suspected of alcohol or drug use, there will be a conference held between referees, PRUMC staff and the bench parent. The referee, at his or her sole discretion, may eject the player from the game. If a player is ejected from a game for suspicion of alcohol or drug use, he or she will be placed in the custody of the bench parent or law enforcement personnel. The bench parent or law enforcement will decide:
if the player should leave the premises,
if the player should remain under the coach or bench parent’s supervision,
to contact the player’s parents for pick-up
to have the player placed in the custody of city or county law enforcement.
In the event a spectator is suspected of alcohol or drug use, he or she may be
placed in the custody of a parent in attendance
placed in the custody of city or county law enforcement.
(Suggested High School Basketball Pre-game Script)
It is a league requirement that the following statement be read at this time.
In all league
play it is necessary that players treat officials, staff and opponents with
respect at all times.
The referees are in charge of the game. Their decisions are final.
Profanity will not be tolerated.
Flagrant Fouls (intentional or unintentional) will not be tolerated and may result in an immediate forfeit. A player charged with a flagrant foul will be ejected, suspended for an additional game, and may be banned from the facility for the remainder of the season. The team will be issued a warning. A team with two flagrant fouls in a season may be removed from the schedule for the remainder of the season.
ejection will result in a suspension for the remainder of the current game and
the next game. Suspension prohibits a player from being in the gym.
Any player whose name appears on a high school varsity basketball roster for the current school year is ineligible to play in this league. If you are aware of a player on an opposing team that is ineligible, you must make that known immediately - game results will not be changed after the fact."
(Home team offers a Prayer)