1. The tournament is announced for the following categories:

    U11 girls, boys and mix (born on 1.1. 2013 and younger)

    U12 girls, boys and mix (born 1.1. 2012 and younger)

    U14 girls and boys (born 1.1.2010 and younger)

    U16 girls and boys (born 1.1.2008 and younger)

  2. Each team consists of a maximum of 15 players, in the U14 and U16 category a maximum of 12 players.
  3. U11 and U12 categories play with size 5 ball, U14 and U16 girls with size 6 ball and U14 and U16 boys with size 7 ball.
  4. The height of the baskets in the U11 and U12 categories is 260 cm, in the U14 and U16 categories the height of the basket is 305 cm.
  5. Each participant is obliged to present an ID upon request to verify their age. Photo and date of birth required.
  6. The game is played according to the current basketball and mini-basketball rules for the 2023/24 season with the following changes:

    U11 a U12

    – Played in 4x8 minutes gross time

    – Time stops only during time outs and the last two minutes of the game for free throws and substitutions

    – Defensive 3 second rule applies

    – Each player is only allowed to play in 2 quarters

    – Players may not screen

    – No three-point baskets

    U14 a U16

    – The rotation is the same as in adult basketball

    – Played 4x8 minutes net time

    – Timeout is 60 sec

    All categories

    – Each team has 1 timeout in the 1st half, 2 timeouts in the 2nd half and 1 timeout in overtime

    – All breaks between quarters and before overtime are 2 minutes, halftime is 5 minutes

    – Mandatory substitution occurs at 4 fouls

    – Free throws are made on the 5th team foul

    – In the event of a tie, overtime is 3 minutes of net time

    – If no decision is made after overtime, free throws will be taken (3 series) and then one at a time until a full decision is made

    – In the event of a tie in the groups, the following criteria will be used to break the tie:

    1. Mutual match

    2. Score difference

    3. Higher number of points scored

    4. Fewer points scored

    5. Shot (sixes)

    – Each team must be present at least 5 minutes before the start of each game

    – Failure to comply with this rule will be penalized 5 points for the opposing team

  7. Each team is entitled to lodge a protest against the result of the match or the management of the game with the Organising Committee no later than 10 minutes after the end of the match together with a deposit of 500 CZK (20 Eur). In case of rejection, the deposit shall be forfeited to the organiser.
  8. The organizer has no material responsibility for the property of the players and coaches. All teams are obliged to take care of their belongings to prevent any theft.
  9. The tournament draw will take place after the closing date for entries and will be sent together with the playing system to the e-mail address indicated in the entry form
  10. Each team practices with its own balls. The organizer provides only playing balls.