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KB Sports Gameplay Rules
KB Sports Gameplay Rules
An up to date official roster must be submitted before the teams first game. Only players on the official team’s roster be allowed to participate in the tournament’s games. It is the coaches responsibility to ensure previous submitted rosters are up to date. Coaches or team admin should have team’s roster and documentation on hand throughout the entire tournament. Team rosters must be completed in Exposure Basketball. KB Sports will preprint scoresheets with the roster imported from Exposure Basketball.
Teams must have proper documentation (proof of age; ei; copy of birth certificate, passport, State ID, National Sports ID. etc. & report card) to support accuracy of team’s roster. Coaches or team admin should have team’s roster and documentation on hand throughout the entire tournament.
Your team will be guaranteed to be scheduled for a minimum of three games. (If a team forfeits a game, the scheduled game will count as a win (+15 points) for the opposing team).
Multiple Teams Participation
A player is not allowed to participate on two different teams within the same grade level.
A player is not allowed to participate on two different teams in two different organizations.
A player who meets all eligibility guidelines may only participate in up to two different grade levels
within the same tournament provided both teams belong to the same organization, and have an
identical team name. However, a player may not participate in a semi-final or championship game
unless he/she participated in at least one game with each team prior to the semi-final or
A player that meets all eligibility requirements and participates in two different grade levels must
be officially listed on both rosters in Exposure Basketball.
A player is not allowed to play or participate in two or more games at the same time.
KB Sports reserves the right to combine two divisions warranted the number of teams per division.
Only coaches are allowed to bring 2 basketballs into the facility. Unless game time, players/siblings are NOT only to bounce a basketball within the facility or on an unused basketball court.
Within 14 days of a scheduled tournament a refund will not be issued due to the inability or unwillingness to attend/participate in an event. A refund will also not be provided due to a team’s forfeit or “no show” to a tournament.
2 per team (applies to coaches and assistant coaches only). Individuals must sign in to receive pass. Coaches with coaches bands must sit on players bench during games. Coaches must wear a collared polo styled shirt or a team shirt. (ei; a t-shirt with the team name of it)
Players/Fans on the Court
Only players and coaches on the team’s roster will be allowed on the courts during the team’s game time. Fans are not allowed to play on the court during any part of the tournament. This includes but is not limited to; bouncing a basketball, shooting a basketball, dribbling a basketball, walking on the basketball court. Fans and other teams are not allowed on the court during any time of a times basketball game. This includes but is not limited to; during warm ups, during time outs, during halftime, etc.
Players’ jerseys must have numbers on both the front and back. Numbers can be 00-99.
Uniform Colors: Home wears white/light colored jerseys and Visitor wears dark jerseys. All players must be in team uniform. Failure to comply to uniform procedures may result in a technical foul.
Any coach ejected for fighting will be removed for the remainder of the tournament.
Any player recorded on the official score sheet as ejected for fighting will be prohibited from playing in their next scheduled game. Penalties up to expulsion from the tournament can be levied upon players ejected for fighting.
If a coach or player is ejected from a game for unsportsmanlike conduct (not fighting), he/she must leave the visible game area for the duration of the game.
If a coach or player is ejected a second time, he/she will be ineligible for participating in the remainder of the tournament.
Coaches or athletes who leave the confines of the bench to engage players, coaches, fans, or officials on the playing floor can face expulsion from the tournament.
KB Sports may impose suspensions or other penalties which occurs at any time and any location during the event.
Coaches and athletes who engage in misbehavior may be subject to additional disciplinary action from local police department.
-Spectators are to "CHEER and SUPPORT HIS/HER OWN TEAM" from the stands. Spectators are not allowed to enter the court or either team's bench.
If a player, spectator or coach is ejected by an official, they must leave the gym immediately. Failure to comply will result in the disqualification of the associated team. If, spectator, coach, and/or player does not comply to event rules and procedures, and/or tournament directors redirection to improve and/or stop inappropriate behaviors. The violator will be required to leave within 2 minutes of being told to leave. Failure to comply result in a team's forfeit and police will be called.
Zero Tolerance: FAILURE TO COMPLY WILL RESULT THE EJECTION FROM THE VENUE AND EVENT.
Aggressive Behavior and/or Intimidation towards any person within the facility.
As parent/guardian/coach, I hold legal responsibility for the participant(s) listed below. I release and agree to indemnify and hold harmless KB Sports, LLC, and/or its affiliate organizations, employees, coaches, including but not limited to its owners, from any and all legal actions, causes of actions, claims and demands for, upon or by reason of any injury which at any time may be sustained by the participant(s) participating in this basketball tournament. I certify and agree that my child/player is physically capable of participating in this basketball tournament. I release and agree to indemnify and hold harmless KB Sports, LLC, and/or its affiliate organizations, employees, coaches, including but not limited to its owners, from any and all legal actions, causes of actions, claims and demands for, upon or by reason of any injury which at any time may be sustained by a parent, coach, spectator, and/or but not limited to fans attending this basketball tournament.
Official protests must meet all of the following guidelines:
Upon alleged infraction, protest must be communicated immediately to the official scorer’s table by the head coach (or assistant coach if the head coach has been ejected).
Upon completion of the game, protest must immediately be communicated to the Site Director by the head coach.
A $100.00 (cash) fee must accompany the written protest and be delivered to the Tournament Director within one hour of completion of the game.
Protests pertaining to an official’s judgment call will not be considered. Protests in which a potential rule infraction has occurred may be considered if the infraction had a direct impact on the outcome of the game and falls within the guidelines of the correctable error rules.
A committee will consider all protests and make every attempt to provide a ruling prior to the team’s next scheduled game.
Successful protests will result in refund of the $50.00 protest fee.
Unsuccessful protests will result in forfeiture of the $50.00 protest fee
It is the obligation of coaches, players, administrators, volunteers, and other representatives to practice the highest principles of sportsmanship and to observe the ethics of competition. Good sportsmanship is defined as qualities of behavior, which are characterized by courtesy and genuine concern for others. The display of good sportsmanship is a statement of the individual’s understanding and commitment to fair play, ethical behavior and integrity.
The following ethical guidelines should be observed by all coaches:
The coach shall never place the value of winning above the value of instilling the highest desirable ideals of character. The coach must always consider the personal safety of the athlete.
The coach shall be thoroughly acquainted with the rules and regulations of competition and shall be responsible for the interpretation to team members.
Game officials shall have the respect and support of the coach. The coach shall not indulge in conduct which will intice the players or spectators against the officials. Public criticism of the officials or players is unethical.
The coach should respect his opponents, display gracious behavior during competition and require his players to conduct themselves in similar fashion. Before and after the contest, rival coaches should exchange friendly greetings to set the correct tone for the event.
Coaches shall actively use their influence to enhance sportsmanship by spectators
Athletes, coaches, administrators, spectators, and all other persons connected directly or indirectly with registered TEAM, shall adhere to the principles of good sportsmanship and the ethics of competition before, during and after all contests in which they participate and/or attend. Each participating TEAM and its head coach shall be held strictly accountable for unsportsmanlike conduct on the part of its competitors, coaches and spectators.
Eligibility will be strictly administered and enforced at all KB Sports Basketball tournaments. Coaches are responsible for ensuring all players on team roster satisfy eligibility requirements. Our eligibility criteria is established in congruence with the participation standards within the Youth Basketball Guidelines recently developed by the NBA and USA Basketball.
Eligibility criteria applies to boys and girls teams.
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2022-2023 SCHOOL YEAR AGE/GRADE ELIGIBILITY RULES
AN ATHLETE MUST BE IN THE 2nd GRADE or BELOW as of October 1, 2022 and CAN NOT be older than 9 on or before August 31, 2023.
AN ATHLETE MUST BE IN THE 3rd GRADE or BELOW as of October 1, 2022 and CANNOT be older than 10 on or before August 31, 2023.
AN ATHLETE MUST BE IN THE 4th GRADE or BELOW as of October 1, 2022 and CANNOT be older than 11 on or before August 31, 2023.
AN ATHLETE MUST BE IN THE 5th GRADE or BELOW as of October 1, 2022 and CANNOT be older than 12 on or before August 31, 2023.
AN ATHLETE MUST BE IN THE 6th GRADE or BELOW as of October 1, 2022 and CANNOT be older than 13 on or before August 31, 2023.
AN ATHLETE MUST BE IN THE 7th GRADE or BELOW as of October 1, 2022 and CANNOT be older than 14 on or before August 31, 2023.
AN ATHLETE MUST BE IN THE 8th GRADE or BELOW as of October 1, 2022 and CANNOT be older than 15 on or before August 31, 2023.
AN ATHLETE MUST BE IN THE 9th GRADE or BELOW as of October 1, 2022 and CANNOT be older than 16 on or before August 31, 2023.
AN ATHLETE MUST BE IN THE 10th GRADE or BELOW as of October 1, 2022 and CANNOT be older than 17 on or before August 31, 2023.
11th GRADE/12th GRADE (2024/2023)
AN ATHLETE MUST BE IN THE 11TH/12TH GRADE or BELOW as of October 1, 2022 and CANNOT be older than 19 on or before August 31, 2023.
GRADE/AGE ELIGIBILITY MATERIAL OPTIONS
National Sports ID
Copy Of Birth Certificate
Valid Passport (Meets Age And Photo ID Requirements)
Valid Driver’s License Or Learner’s Permit (Meets Age And Photo ID Requirements)
Military ID Card (Meets Age And Photo Id Requirements)
Dept. Of Motor Vehicles State Identification Card (Meets Age And Photo ID Requirements)
Report Card (Meets Grade Requirement)
Coach Code of Conduct
Coach Code of Conduct
coach code of conduct By coaching a team at this event, you agree to abide by the code of conduct below in an effort to contribute to a positive atmosphere where our youth can thrive in competition. Failure to meet these standards may result in removal from competition area and disqualification from future KB Sports Basketball hosted events.
I understand that it is a privilege to coach travel basketball, and with this privilege I must be responsible for my actions. I will encourage good sportsmanship by demonstrating positive support for all players, coaches, officials and association representatives at all times. I will demand and honor that all players, coaches, officials, volunteers and spectators are treated with respect regardless of race, gender, creed or ability. I will never ridicule or berate others for a mistake or losing.
I will respect the officials and their authority I will not argue with or criticize game officials. I will not engage in the use of profanity, obscene language or improper actions. I will use discretion when providing constructive criticism and when reprimanding players. I will treat my opponent with respect in the same manner I would want to be treated. I will learn and respect the rules of the game. I will refrain from the use of alcohol and tobacco products in the presence of my team, prior to and during practices and tournament games.
Player/Athlete Code of Conduct
Player/Athlete Code of Conduct
Player/athlete code of conduct By participating in this event, you agree to abide by the code of conduct below in an effort to contribute to a positive atmosphere where you & your peers can thrive in competition. Failure to meet these standards may result in removal from competition area.
I will show respect to all coaches, game officials, parents, teammates and opposing players at all times, and will never act in a manner that is disrespectful to them or my team. I will respect the gymnasium and tournament facilities and will not engage in activities that may damage or devalue the facility.
I will demonstrate good sportsmanship regardless of the score or situation by acting in a positive manner towards coaches, officials and other players.
I will help to clean the gymnasium/bench area at all tournament games.
I will display good sportsmanship and a commitment to my team at all times.
I will shake hands with the other team and officials after games.