BWB Juniors League 8ft 2013-2014


The Lord’s Taverners Junior League 2013/14
The rules of the League will be the rules of Wheelchair Basketball as it is played in the British Wheelchair Basketball National League with the following exceptions:
 The League will be played on 8ft size hoops. Size 5 balls will be used.
 Age criteria: any player under the age of 15 at Midnight on 31st December of the current season. The youngest age a junior player can register to play in the U.15s league is 10 (player must be 10 years of age by Midnight on 31st December in the current season).
 Games will be played to 16 classification points. An additional 1.0 will be added to the team classification for every female player on court, to a maximum of 17.5 points. In the event that a team cannot start the game to the points criteria, the following procedure will apply:
 Teams will start the game with 5 players
 If after the tip off, the team with the correct classification points wins possession, play will continue until the team which exceeds classification points, gains possession, then as below
 When the team which is over classification points gains possession (either from the tip or in open play), play will be immediately stopped and that team coach will be charged with a technical foul and that team will then continue with 4 players only, after 2 free throws and possession have been taken.
 Only one 5 point player may be on court at any one time.
 Players must be registered and participate in at least one of the league rounds to be eligible to play in the Finals.
 The duration of games will consist of two halves of 10 minutes, stopped clock.
 There will be a 3 minute break at half time.
 Dependent upon time there should be a 5 minute warm-up period.
 Failure to be on court ready at the beginning of the time slot will result in a team forfeiting the game with a result of 20-0.
 Games must be completed in the time slot allotted.
 Visual 24 second clocks will not be used, this will be at the discretion of the referees.
 Teams are allowed 2 time-outs per game with a stopped clock.
 A tie will result in 2 minutes of extra time, stopped clock.
 Fouls in the act of shooting: If the shot is scored, 2 points are awarded plus 1 free throw, play is then live from the free throw. If the shot is missed, 1 point is awarded plus 1 free throw shall be taken, play is then live from the free throw. The foul will be recorded against the player/team who committed the offence.
 Team fouls: 6 per half, after which the penalty shall be 2 free throws, play is live from the second free throw.
 Teams are not permitted to use a full court press until the final 2 minutes of the second half.


We train all year round with exception of 2 weeks break at Christmas.

At Morley Leisure Centre LS27 9JP

Monday      7pm-9pm   Basketball Premier League 

Wednesday 7pm-8pm   Basketball Juniors and beginners

Wednesday 8pm-10pm Basketball Premier League and Division 3

Thursday    8pm-10pm Wheelchair Rugby League


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