EDMONTON BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION
MASTERS 35+ LEAGUE

2017-18 MASTERS (35+) LEAGUE:

- STARTS IN NOVEMBER
- GUARANTEED 10 GAMES PLUS PLAYOFFS
- RUNS EXACTLY LIKE REGULAR EBA GAMES
- ALL PLAYERS MUST BE 35+ YEARS OLD
- ALL PLAYERS WILL NEED TO SUBMIT BIRTH CERTIFICATE OR GOVERNMENT ISSUED I.D. WITH DATE OF BIRTH
- MAXIMUM ROSTER OF 15 PLAYERS.

COST: $1550.00 (INCLUDES BOND)

REGISTRATION MEETING OCTOBER 15, 2017 AT 2:30PM ON COURT 1 (SAVILLE CENTRE)
(NO LATE REGISTRATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED)

REGISTRATION FORM
PLAYER REGISTRATION FORM
WAIVER FORM
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2017 SCHEDULE



PLEASE NOTE: ALL TEAMS are required to have numbered, matching uniforms (numbers are needed on the front and the back).
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THINGS YOU WILL NEED

1. Matching uniforms with numbers on the front and back for all players

2. one good game ball (size 7)
- We sell Spalding T1000 basketballs for $54.00 (includes GST)

3. Score sheets (Can be picked up from the Executive Director at 2307 – 113 A Street)

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SCHEDULE

1. The schedule will be released at least 2 weeks before games start (round robin)

2. Schedule and results will be posted on the league website

3. Playoffs will begin immediately after round robin games


NOTICES

1. Most correspondence is done via email. You will be given notices on schedules releases, game changes, meeting notices, etc., it is important to reply back so we know you have received the notice. Please monitor the website for changes.

2. If you have any questions, please call (780) 438-0890 or email eba@edmontonbasketball.org.

3. Your team will be contacted if you are affected by the change of a game time or cancellation.

4. It is your responsibility to update the league with email or phone number changes. If your team switches team reps (i.e. – the main rep is on vacation), the league needs to know who else to contact.
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GAME FORMAT

The league will be using FIBA rules with the following modifications:

1. 10 minute quarters stop time, 5 min half time. (Officials cannot shorten game clock or have run time).

2. Each team is allotted two (2) time-outs per half and one (1) for overtime (no carry-over). A time-out shall last one (1) minute. A time-out opportunity begins when: For both teams, the ball becomes dead, the game clock is stopped and the official has ended his communication with the scorer's table; For both teams, the ball becomes dead following a successful last or only free throw; or for the non-scoring team, a field goal is scored.

3. Home team supplies: GAME BALL (size 7 for both men & women), SCORE SHEET and SCORE KEEPER.

4. Visiting team supplies: someone to run the scoreboard (KEEP TIME)

5. Both teams need to complete their side of the score sheet BEFORE the scheduled start time. That means players’ FIRST and LAST names are on the score sheet along with their uniform numbers. Please review the score sheet procedures on the next page.

6. No game should end in a tie - must have a winner. Overtime shall run 5 minutes (stop time). Each team will only have one (1) time out.

7. Ten (10) minute warm-up before ALL games.

8. You need 5 players to start a game. If you do not have 5 players dressed and ready to play 15 minutes after the posted start time for your game, your team shall default. The penalty for a default is the loss of the game and a fine of $125.00 which will deducted from your team’s performance bond.

9. Ejections – If a player is ejected from a game by a referee, the player shall sit a minimum of one game (pending review by executive committee)

10. Games will only be rescheduled if there is a scheduling conflict (like a double booking). Only affected teams will be notified by the executive director.
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GAME CONDUCT

1. There will be zero tolerance for swearing. No arguing or discussion with officials during the game. Coaches and players will be charged technical fouls without warnings. The penalty is one shot and possession for the other team.

2. No jewelry is permitted at all. If the player cannot remove the jewelry, the player cannot play. This rule will be strictly enforced. No Exceptions.

3. All knee braces must be wrapped. No Exceptions.

4. OUTDOOR SHOES – Please note that outdoor shoes and high heels of players and fans must be taken off by before entering the court. Please stay on the grey mats if wearing outdoor shoes.

5. RESPECT THE GO CENTRE STAFF – If you have concerns, notify the league and we will deal with it.
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SCORE SHEET PROCEDURES

The score sheet must be filled out properly by both teams.

1. Please use a regular pen (black or dark blue ink). Lighter colours cannot be read when scanned or faxed. Please set your scanner to dark so once printed we can read it.

2. Both teams are responsible for putting their players on the score sheet BEFORE “tip off”. (This means first and last games). Once the game begins, no names can be added to the score sheet.

3. The winning team is responsible for making sure the Top Line is completed. (Team names, court number, date of the game and division).

4. Both teams have the right to comment on a game or the officials. Any serious issues arising from the game must be emailed to the Executive Director ASAP.

5. The WINNING TEAM is responsible for completing the score sheet and placing it in the EBA drop box at the front desk of the Saville Centre. You may also fax/email in the score sheet WITHIN 2 BUSINESS DAYS. Fax number is (780) 988-1666; Email is eba@edmontonbasketball.org.

6. PENALTIES:
If these procedures are not followed, a $15.00 fine will be assessed.
Players with no last name on the score sheet will be considered ineligible.
If the score sheet is sent in late, the team will lose the 2 points if the game is won.
Please keep fax transmission slips to prove you sent the fax; Or if emailing, save your sent items.
  - Otherwise an appeal will be denied.