The objective of the Lou Athanas Youth Basketball League shall be to provide an opportunity for the youth of the City of Laconia to learn and enjoy the sport of basketball. The members will be responsible for stressing the ideas of good sportmanship, ho
 
 
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LOU ATHANAS YOUTH BASKETBALL LEAGUE

3rd & 4th Grade Division Rules

 

5 on 5

MAN TO MAN DEFENSE

10 FOOT HOOPS #6 BALL

REF GAMES (ATHLETE CAN REF W/ADULT)

KEEP SCORE

FULL COURT PRESS LAST 3 MIN OF 4TH QTR (UNLESS 15 PT GAME)

CANNOT STEAL THE BALL IN THE BACKCOURT-FALL BACK TO3PT ARC

3 POINT SHOTS ARE ALLOWED

FOUL SHOTS TAKEN – All players must start on the foul line (subject to ability player will not be penalized for being over the line after shot is taken)

PLAYERS MUST CHECK IN AT SCORER’S TABLE

15 POINT RULE

4 (7 MINUTE) QUARTERS

 

****Equal Playing Time (EPT) is defined as each player has to sit out at least one full period and play one third of the full game (3 periods). 

 

Certain situations may occur where playing time needs to be adjusted. I.e. Injury, players on vacation, or players not showing up.