adidas Summer Championships Playing Rules


  1. 2017-2018 National High School Federation rules will be followed with the few exceptions listed below.

  2. Each player will be allowed a total of six (6) fouls before being disqualified.

  3. All games will be played in two (2) sixteen (16) minute halves. The clock shall run the last 4 minutes of the 2nd half if a team is up by 20 points. The clock will stop again if the leads drops below 15 points.

  4. There will be a :30 second shot clock used in all 17’s games at Ladera Sports Center and Laguna High School. No 5 second closely guarded on the dribble during a shot clock game.

  5. There will be a three (3) minute rest period between halves.

  6. Teams will be allowed to call three full (3) time-outs and one (1) thirty second time-out during the regulation game.

  7. There will be no dunking allowed in warm-ups.

  8. There will be a minimum of a five (5) minute warm-up period between games.

  9. No game will begin before the time listed on the official game schedule at

  10. Players will be allowed to play for one team only. Once a player plays in a game for one team, he will no longer be eligible to participate for any other team in the tournament.

  11. All Players must have high school eligibility remaining or up to two players entering the first year of prep school, and being recruited by college for the 2018/2019 school year.

  12. Any violations discovered of rule #10 or #11 will result in game forfeitures.

  13. The home team is the top team in the bracket or the 1st team listed and will wear light colored jerseys and sit to the left of the score table facing the court. The away team will be the bottom team in the bracket or the 2nd team listed and will wear dark colored jerseys and sit to the right of the score table facing the court.

  14. Overtime Rules –The first overtime will be 3 minutes. All subsequent overtimes will be 2 minutes only. Each team will be given 0:30 sec. time-out in each overtime period. No time-outs will carry over from previous period(s).

  15. Division Standings will be determined by win-loss record within your division. Tie breaking procedures are:

• If two teams are tied, then head to head competition
• If three teams tied:
     1. Head to head among tied teams using +/- 20 points
     2. Head to head among all pool teams using +/- 20 points
     3. Lowest points allowed in all pool games
     4. Coin Flip