Tournament Details

  • When registering, make sure to indicate "Basketball Tournament", each player's name, ONE contact email, and the earliest time your team can play on Friday.
  • Limit of 8-10 Teams (1st come 1st serve). Fans welcome!
  • Each game is full court, reffed, with four 8 min quarters (10 min in final).
  • Tournament starts Friday March 15 around 6pm and ends by Saturday March 16 (once tourney starts, no roster changes can be made).
  • Payment must be made before 5pm on March 14 (March 1 for discounted team fee). Payment is non-refundable.

Each team MUST:

  • know the rules when emailed upon registration.
  • have at least one player 17 or under on the floor at all times.
  • wear numbered jerseys/tops with the same colour different numbers.
  • have three volunteers ready (when team is not playing) for
    1. scorekeeping
    2. clock management
    3. shot clock management

Payment

  • Tournament fees will be $200 per team (or $250 after March 1) -or- $25/player.
  • Fees will only be accepted by e-transfer (finances@nipawin.org).
  • Please indicate that fees are for the Basketball Tournament in the memo of the e-transfer.
  • Payment is REQUIRED to complete registration

Questions

For questions about the tournament, lodging, etc. call 306.276.3711

 

Rules

RULES FOR NIPAWIN BIBLE COLLEGE BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT:

  1. Definition of fouls, violations, and general rules will follow FIBA unless otherwise stated.
  2. Each game will be a full-court officiated game consisting of four 8-minute quarters (10 minute in final).
  3. Each half will start depending on possession and who won the jump ball.
  4. The referee MAY add compensatory time at his discretion.
  5. Free throws will be rewarded if there are shooting fouls.
  6. No hanging on the rim (this will be a technical foul).
  7. Halftime will be five minutes. Each team will get three timeouts per half. Ball can be advanced in the last 2 minutes of the half or the 4th quarter if timeout is called.
  8. Technical Fouls will result in two free throws for the other team plus possession.
  9. Any combination of two intentional fouls or technical fouls in one game will result in disqualification from the game. Disqualification from two games from intentional/technical fouls will constitute disqualification from the tournament.
  10. A combination of any five fouls in a game will result in disqualification from that game (the player will be “fouled out”).
  11. This is a tournament for recreation at Nipawin Bible College. It is requested that participants, while having a great time playing/competing, show respect for all other teams, opponents, fans, referee, etc. Keep the spirit of the tournament positive and all can enjoy the day!

Additional Notes:

  1. Fans are welcome!
  2. There may only be 2-5 minutes between games, so be in the gym 15 minutes before your next scheduled game. We will start the next game as soon as the current one is finished, even if it is a few minutes earlier than the scheduled start time.
  3. All teams must wear identical color tops with numbers. Numbers made with tape are fine. In the event that two teams have similar colors, the first team registered will keep its color and the other team will wear pinnies provided by NBC. Alternatively, teams may carry two colors of uniforms if they wish. At the discretion of NBC, offensive logos or sayings are respectfully requested to be excluded from the attire of participants.
  4. Please do not bring radios/stereos into the building.
  5. Only gymnasium footwear (not black soled) is permitted.
  6. By participating in the event, all players recognize the risk of injury in competition and agree not to hold Nipawin Bible College liable for any damage to person or property. Keep all belongings in your possession or locked in a vehicle as Nipawin Bible College will not be responsible for any lost, damaged, or stolen property inside or outside the gymnasium.
  7. Have a great time playing and/or cheering on your favorite team! Feel free to take photos!