Summer League

Season Overview

  • League start date: June 21st / League end date: August 4th- (OFF July 4th week)
  • Games held at MSA in Saco and MBA in Portland **No Weekend Play**
  • Air Conditioned Facilities!
  • 8 games + playoff (Each team will play 2 games on Tuesday evening or on Thursday evening)
  • 1 referee per game
  • No gate fees
  • Boys and Girls entering grades 3rd through 8th
  • Town Team, Rec Teams, and AAU teams’ welcome!
  • Team Fee- $600 per team
  • Free Agent Fee- $150 per person (includes reversible jersey) – club teams will be assembled prior to league start date.
  • Dedicated league directors working to ensure competitive games and organized league
  • There are two ways to play- register as a Free Agent and get assigned to a team OR register a team in the league.

Rules

  1. 60 minutes will be allotted for scheduling game times.
  2. Teams will be given 5 minutes for pre-game warmup and 3 minutes at halftime.
  3. There is to be no shooting around by other teams during timeouts as coaches are speaking with their teams.
  4. Timeouts are to be 60 seconds in length.
  5. Each team will get 3 timeouts during regulation and 1 TOTAL during overtime.
  6. Each game will be two twenty-minute halves running time with stop time during timeouts and during the last 2 minutes of each half.
  7. Overtime will be 3 minutes long and, should there be a second overtime, it will be sudden death. Each overtime period will begin with a jump ball.
  8. Teams will be in the bonus situation on the 7th foul (1&1) and in double bonus on the 10th. (2 shots). Players in grades 6 and below may go over the line when shooting a free throw.
  9. Players will foul out on their 5th foul.
  10. In grades 7/8 high school rules will be utilized. Pressing is allowed.
  11. In grades 6 and below teams may only press, including trapping or using run-and-jump, in the last 7 minutes of each half and only until they have a 10 point lead.
  12. Zone defense is not permissible at any point. You may only double-team the ball once it is inside the three-point arc.
  13. If a coach or player receives a second technical in the season they will be suspended for one game. A third technical will result in removal from the league.
  14. Coaches are responsible for the behavior of their fans.
  15. Coaches are responsible for providing one responsible parent to run either the score clock or to keep the scorebook.