Youth Basketball Rules Basket height. Many leagues play with the regulation 10' basketball goals, but for players under 8 years of age, the goal is lowered to 8-8.5'. Bench. Only one head coach and one assistant may sit on the bench. Youth Basketball Rules Clock. The game clock runs continuously and only stops in the following situations: During timeouts
Size of Ball: A smaller basketball for the younger age segments is advised due to the size of a child’s hand as well as their developing skill level. A smaller ball allows for better control and success. Size of Court: For 7-8 year-olds, a 50’x 42’ court is contemplated to be a cross-court game on a full-sized basketball court. This dimension is more appropriate for younger children based on their relative size in space.
8 years and under – Girls 10 years and under – Girls 12 years and under – Girls 8 years and under – Boys 10 years and under – Boys 12 years and under – Boys 14 years and under – Boys B. Applications for Franchise in 8,10, 12 and 14 year olds must include the annual Registration Fee of $25.00 per team.
The NBA and USA Basketball working group on Playing Standards is developing age- and stage- appropriate playing guidelines – to include playing rules, equipment recommendations, and competition structure elements – for four age groupings: 8 and under. 9-11 years old. 12-14 years old. Grades 9-12.
The most recent international rules of basketball were approved 2 February 2014 by FIBA and became effective 1 October of that year.  There are eight rules encompassing 50 articles, covering equipment and facilities, regulations regarding teams, players, captains and coaches, playing regulations, violations, fouls and their penalties ...
The time shall be two 15-minute halves, with five minutes’ rest between. 13. The side making the most goals in that time shall be declared the winner. In case of a draw, the game may, by agreement of the captains, be continued until another goal is made. The rules are courtesy of USA Basketball.
Page 8 of 96 OFFICIAL BASKETBALL RULES 2020 June 2020 2.4.3 Free-throw lines, restricted areas and free-throw rebound places The freethrow line shall be drawn parallel to each endline. It shall have its furthest - edge 5.80 m from the inner edge of the endline and shall be 3.60 m long. Its mid-point
All of the children grab a basketball. When you call "green light," they dribble with their dominant hand. "Yellow light," means they should switch to a non dominant hand, and "red light" can mean stop dribbling, or pass to a partner, whatever you decide.