Rules

Rules

1. Documentation

Before the start of the competition, each team must provide the organization with a list of participants with name, surname and date of birth of all players. All participants must identify themselves with a valid federal license, ID, passport or other official document proving the age with a photograph.

The documentation review will be done before the start of the competition, although, if circumstances require it, the organization may repeat this review before each match.

2. Uniforms

Each team must bring two numbered game uniforms or a numbered kit and another numbered shirt with a different color. All shirts must be properly numbered, and these must coincide with the match report.

The teams will wear the 1st official club outfit designated before the start of the competition. If the clothing matches in color could cause confusion, the away team will change clothing (mentioned second in the competition calendar).

3. Punctuality

Each team must appear on the court a minimum of 15 minutes before the start time of the match. 5 minutes after the scheduled time (except for justified reasons), the game will be suspended and the team will lose the game by 20-0.

If there are justified reasons and the team has notified the problem in advance, the match may be played under the format adapted to the available schedule as dictated by the competition judge.

If the team shows up later, without justified reasons, a friendly match may be held between the scheduled teams, adapting the playing time to the available schedule. The result will not be taken into account for qualifying purposes.

4. Competition System

The competition system will be applied based on the teams that make up the category. Categories can be made up of 8, 12 or 16 teams.

After each final, trophies will be awarded to each team and medals to all participants. The individual and recognition prizes will be awarded after the last final.

In the event of casualties of teams that have not been able to be substituted and, therefore, unable to implement one of the three competition systems described below, the organization reserves the right to adapt the system, always respecting the minimum number of matches guaranteed.

In the categories composed of 8 teams:

Group Stage: The teams are divided into two leagues of four teams that will play all against all. The first two classified will go to the Gold Phase. The teams that are third and fourth will play the Silver Phase. This league will be played in its entirety on Saturday.

To determine the group ranking, the number of wins and losses will be taken into account. In the event of a tie for wins and losses, the result between all the teams affected by the tie will prevail. If equality still persisted, the difference in total points for and against would be taken into account. If the tie still persisted, the highest number of points in favor would be considered. If all these parameters were equal, the team that had committed the least number of fouls would be used (having a rating of -1 for personal fouls, -2 for unsportsmanlike fouls, -5 for technical fouls and -10 for disqualifying fouls). If all these parameters do not break the tie, the younger team will be determined as the highest ranked.

Silver Stage: It will be disputed by the third and fourth classified of each group who will meet 3rd against 4th in the semifinals. These crossings are made on Sunday morning. The losers of the semifinals will play the consolation final of the Silver Phase and the winners will play the Final of the Silver Phase. These finals will be played on Sunday afternoon.

Gold Stage: It will be disputed by the first two classified of each group who will meet 1st against 2nd in the semifinals. These crossings are made on Sunday morning. The losers of the semifinals will play, on Sunday afternoon, the consolation final of the Gold Phase and the winners will play the Final of the Gold Phase, which will close the Tournament and determine the winner.

In the categories composed of 12 teams:

Group Stage: The teams will be divided into three leagues of four teams that will play all against all. The first classified of each group and the best second classified will advance to the Gold Phase. The other two second classified of each group and the two best third classified will advance to the Silver Phase. The fourth classified, together with the worst third classified, will play the Bronze Phase. This league will be played in its entirety on Saturday.

To determine the group ranking, the number of wins and losses will be taken into account. In the event of a tie for wins and losses, the result between all the teams affected by the tie will prevail. If equality still persisted, the difference in total points for and against would be taken into account. If the tie still persisted, the highest number of points in favor would be considered. If all these parameters were equal, the team that had committed the least number of fouls would be used (having a rating of -1 for personal fouls, -2 for unsportsmanlike fouls, -5 for technical fouls and -10 for disqualifying fouls). If all these parameters do not break the tie, the younger team will be determined as the highest ranked.

To determine the order of the different group qualifiers, the number of wins and losses will be taken into account. In the event of a tie for wins and losses, the difference in total points for and against will prevail. If the tie still persisted, the highest number of points in favor would be considered. If all these parameters were equal, the team that had committed the least number of fouls would be used (having a rating of -1 for personal fouls, -2 for unsportsmanlike fouls, -5 for technical fouls and -10 for disqualifying fouls). If all these parameters do not break the tie, the younger team will be determined as the highest ranked.

Bronze Stage: It will be disputed by the fourth classified of each group and the worst third, crossing the worst fourth classified with the worst third classified, forming semifinal 1. Semifinal 2 will be played by the other two fourth classified. These crossings will be played on Sunday morning. The losers will play the consolation final of the Bronze Phase and the winners will play the Final of the Bronze Phase. These finals will be played on Sunday afternoon.

Silver Stage: It will be disputed by the two worst second-placed teams from each group who will meet the two best third-placed teams, crossing the second best second-placed team with the second best third-placed team and making up semifinal 1. Semifinal 2 will be played by the worst second-placed classified against the best third classified. These crossings will be played on Sunday morning. The losers will play the consolation final of the Silver Phase and the winners will play the Final of the Silver Phase. These finals will be played on Sunday afternoon.

Gold Stage: It will be played by the first classified of each group and the best second, crossing the best first classified of the group with the best second classified, forming the semifinal 1. The semifinal 2 will be disputed by the other two best group first. These crossings will be played on Sunday morning. The losers will play the Gold Phase consolation final and the winners will play the Gold Phase Final. These finals will be played on Sunday afternoon.

In the categories composed of 16 teams:

Group Stage: The teams will be divided into four leagues of four teams that will play all against all. The first classified of each group will advance to the Diamond Phase. The second classified of each group will go to the Gold Phase, the third classified to the Silver Phase and the fourth classified to the Bronze Phase. This league will be played in its entirety on Saturday.

To determine the group ranking, the number of wins and losses will be taken into account. In the event of a tie for wins and losses, the result between all the teams affected by the tie will prevail. If equality still persisted, the difference in total points for and against would be taken into account. If the tie still persisted, the highest number of points in favor would be considered. If all these parameters were equal, the team that had committed the least number of fouls would be used (having a rating of -1 for personal fouls, -2 for unsportsmanlike fouls, -5 for technical fouls and -10 for disqualifying fouls). If all these parameters do not break the tie, the younger team will be determined as the highest ranked.

Bronze Stage: It will be disputed by the fourth classified of each group, crossing the fourth classified of group A with the fourth classified of group B, forming semifinal 1.

Semifinal 2 will be played by the fourth-placed group C and the fourth-placed group D. These crosses will be played on Sunday morning. The losers will play the consolation final of the Bronze Phase and the winners will play the Final of the Bronze Phase. These finals will be played on Sunday afternoon.

Silver Stage: It will be disputed by the third classified of each group, crossing the third classified of group A with the third classified of group B, forming semifinal 1. Semifinal 2 will be disputed by the third classified of group C and the third classified of group D These crosses will be played on Sunday morning. The losers will play the consolation final of the Silver Phase and the winners will play the Final of the Silver Phase. These finals will be played on Sunday afternoon.

Gold Stage: It will be disputed by the second classified of each group, crossing the second classified of group A with the second classified of group B, forming semifinal 1. Semifinal 2 will be disputed by the second classified of group C and the second classified of group D These crosses will be played on Sunday morning. The losers will play the Gold Phase consolation final and the winners will play the Gold Phase Final. These finals will be played on Sunday afternoon.

Diamond Stage: It will be disputed by the first classified of each group, crossing the first classified of group A with the first classified of group B, forming semifinal 1. Semifinal 2 will be disputed by the first classified of group C and the first classified of group D These crosses will be played on Sunday morning. The losers will play the consolation final of the Diamond Stage and the winners will play the Final of the Diamond Stage. These finals will be played on Sunday afternoon.

5. Calendar

We reserve the right to make changes in the game program, both to schedules and playing courts to the tournament organization.

6. Categories

U12 Mini Fem / Male2009 – 2010
U14 Infantil Fem / Male2007 – 2008
U16 Cadete Fem / Male2005 – 2006
U18 Junior Fem / Male2003 – 2004
Senior Fem / Male>2004

7. Exceptions

A maximum of 2 players per squad born a year prior to the category in question will be allowed, but at no time may both players coincide on court.

All male categories will be mixed gender.

8. Game Regulations

It is played following the FIBA ​​rules, except for the modifications specified regarding the playing time and in reference to the 6.25/6.75 line and the charging semicircle. Those contained in the Mini regulations will be taken into account.

9. Game Time

The playing time will have 4 periods of 8 minutes, with a total of 32 minutes, with an interval between periods for the coach to facilitate, verify and sign the line-ups for the following period in the Mini category. Rest of 1 minute between the second and third period.

Each team can request two time-outs during the game, always in different periods, and one for extra time.

If at the end of the game the result is a tie, an extra period of 3 minutes (or as many as needed) will be played.

The game will be played in continuous time, stopping when a foul is signaled with free throws (the clock will stop when the referee indicates the two throws), substitutions, time-outs and when the main referee deems it convenient. During the league and the semifinals, in the last minute of each period (and of the possible extensions) the time will be stopped according to FIBA ​​regulations. In all gold and diamond finals, time will be stopped, according to FIBA ​​regulations, in the last two minutes of each period.

If there is a delay of more than 15 minutes over the scheduled time for the start of the game, the playing time will not be stopped to make substitutions in the first three periods, except for the last minute.

All matches must be completed within a 1 hour time slot. In the case of a delayed match not attributable to the organization, the Organizing Committee may decide to adapt the time of the match to the available times.

10. Players

Each participating team will provide a roster of players to the organization before the start of the tournament.

Each participating team will be made up of a minimum of 6 players and a maximum of 15 players. Before the tournament begins, the federative licenses or DNI of the components of each team must be presented. In each match, a minimum of 5 players and a maximum of 12 must be registered.

11. Injuries

The referees can stop the game in case of injury to one or more players. If the ball is live when an injury occurs, they will not blow the whistle until the team in control of the ball has shot, lost control of the ball, refrains from playing or the ball becomes dead.

Any player who is bleeding or has an open wound must be substituted until the wound has been covered.

12. Fouls

According to FIBA ​​regulations in the child, cadet, junior and senior categories.

In the mini category, the bonus for team fouls will only be applied in the last quarter.

13. Substitutions

A legal situation of substitution, as described in the FIBA ​​regulations, occurs for both teams when the ball becomes dead after the referee blows his whistle, as well as for the team that receives a basket in the last two minutes of the 4th period. and extension. The referee will not signal, delay the restart of play or retain the ball to make the substitution. If any substitution is made due to a prohibited area or inappropriate time, the referee may sanction the coach with a type B technical foul after having made a prior warning…

All players registered in the minutes must participate in the match, unless there is a justified reason. There is no minimum time to play. All substitutions must be made at a point close to the scorers’ table, in a legal substitution situation after communicating the request to the table officials.

If there is a delay of more than 15 minutes over the scheduled time for the start of the game, the playing time will not be stopped to make substitutions in the first three periods, except for the last minute.

14. Time-Outs

Two time-outs per team may be requested but they cannot be accumulated in the same period. The request and concession will be made according to FIBA ​​regulations. The duration of the dead time will be 50 seconds.

In the mini category, time out cannot be requested after the basket.

15. Shooting Clock

The shot clock will be controlled by the timekeeper in the child, cadet, junior and senior categories.

In the mini category, possession will be controlled by the main referee, who will discount the last 10 seconds of possession in a visible way when he detects passivity.

16. Game Ball

The game and warm-up balls of the tournament will be of the SPALDING brand. The game balls will be the GOLD or LEGACY models. The warm-up balls will be the NBA or TF-50 models.

In the child, cadet, junior and senior male categories, the ball will have a size 7.

In the child, cadet, junior and senior female categories, the ball will have a size 6.

In the mini male, female and mixed categories, the ball will have size 5.

The organization will provide three balls to each team for warm-up.

Other

1. Entry & Inbound Pass

The referee will control the entry and inbound passes but will not touch the ball, except after substitution, time-out or personal foul.

2. Alternance Rule

According to FIBA regulations. The alternating arrow will be used, except in the U12 Mini category, whose periods will start with a jump between two. In case of a fight, the defending team will have the ball.

3. Protests

Any protest will have to be made by the representative assigned by each team and must be communicated, during the 5 minutes following the end of the match, to the ringmaster, who will transfer it to the sole judge of the competition.

4. Classification Criteria

  1. Total number of wins and losses.
  2. If there is a tie, results between all teams affected by the tie.
  3. If the tie persists, difference of total points for and against.
  4. Greater number of points in favor.
  5. Team that has committed a smaller number of fouls (having a rating of -1 for personal fouls, -2 for unsportsmanlike fouls, -5 for technical fouls and -10 for disqualifying fouls).
  6. Younger team.

5. Jurisdictional Regulation

In the case of situations and rules not present in these rules, the provisions of the FIBA Basketball rules will apply.

Any situation not provided in these regulations, acts of indiscipline or contrary to Fair Play or any act that the referees of the competition transfer to the organization will be resolved, in exclusive jurisdiction by the Judge of the Competition and their decisions will be unappealable. If needed, the tournament organization reserves the right to modify these regulations.

For the correct development of the Tournament, the decisions of the Competition Judge will be taken immediately and will be irrevocable and non-actionable. The participating teams commit to accept these adopted decisions. All teams must designate a single person, who will represent them in front of the Organization.

The enrollment in the tournament implies to accept these regulations.

6. Responsibility

The organization is not responsible for theft or accidents that may occur.

The organization is not responsible for any damage caused by any equipment in the sports facilities, as well as in the different accommodations.

In the event that any accommodation requests a deposit upon arrival of the group, the person in charge of the team agrees to take charge. This deposit will be returned upon departure of the accommodation group.

7. Recognition

The Organization wishes to promote and reward Fair Play. Players, coaches or companions who are expelled f rom a match for disqualifying fouls (not unsportsmanlike or technical) will be excluded from the tournament. The team that develops and promotes Fair Play will be awarded at the end of the Tournament. The number of fouls committed, the type of fouls and the behavior towards rivals, referees and organization will be taken into account.


Specific U12 Mini Rules

1. Ball

Size 5.

2. Game Time

The playing time will have 4 periods of 8 minutes, for a total of 32 minutes. Rest of 1 minute between the second and third period.

3. Scoring

A shot from the court of play counts for the attacking team as follows:

a- Free throw = 1 point
b- Shot from inside the bottle or restricted area = 2 points
c- Shot from outside the bottle or restricted zone, ending the throw outside the
zone = 3 points

4. Illegal Defenses

By illegal defense is understood any zone defense.

The decision on the defense type used is solely up to the referee.

This illegal defense will be penalized with a free throw each time it is detected. For the benefit of Fair Play, if a team persists repeatedly with this defense and, always in the judgment of the referee, the coach will be punished with a Technical Foul. If the coach is disqualified, the match will be suspended with the result that there was, in case of victory of the non-offending team or with 2-0 in case of defeat.

5. Alternation Rule

In the event of a jump ball situation, possession will go to the defending team. In case of doubt, it will be for the team that is in its defense field.


Data Protection

Participants authorize the organization to make a photographic and audiovisual report on the activities carried out at the event.

The photographic and audiovisual report may be disseminated in any medium (TV, press, internet, etc.) and in any advertising and media support (brochures, banners, panels, web page, memory of activities, publications, reports, etc.). All this without limitation and including any other means and support necessary for the dissemination of the programs and activities developed by the indicated entity, by itself or in collaboration with other entities.

This authorization is granted without territorial or temporal limitation.

This authorization is completely free, and the participants undertake not to request or claim any compensation, payment, reimbursement or indemnification in exchange for this freely issued authorization for the use of their image.

In accordance with the provisions of Organic Law 15/1999 on the Protection of Personal Data, you are informed and consent to the processing of your data by the transferee entity for the stated purposes, being able to exercise the rights to access them, modify them, cancel them and oppose their treatment in accordance with the law, by going to the registered office of the Associació Esportiva de Futbol en Marxa.