PBA Winnipeg Rules and Regulations

GAME RULES

ADULT DIVISIONS
For 15 & UNDER DIVISIONS 
ADDITIONAL RULES
  1. Game clock will be stop in case of injury.
  2. Stop time is referees whistle during the last three (3) minutes of the last second half.
  3. Only five (5) fouls are allowed on each player.
  4. Referees decision is final.
  5. No swearing.
  6. When a defender undercut an opposing player during a jump shot it will be an automatic technical foul.
  7. All expectators are restrained from shouting at any players on the court. Expectators not following this rule will be ask to leave the gymnasium.
  8. Only players, coaches, assistant coaches, are allowed on each bench. A maximum of three (3) coaches are allowed. One head coach and two assistant coaches.
  9. Any concern from the parents regarding the game should be address to each respective coach and assistant coaches.
  10. 30 seconds shot clock for ages 15U and under, which will be kept by the officials.
  11. Team rosters become "FROZEN" after the start of a team's first game. New players are not permitted to be added after this point. NO EXCEPTIONS.
TIME OUTS:
  1. Each team is allowed one (2) stop time 30 second time out in each half.
  2. Unused time out in the first half cannot be carried over to the second half.
  3. Only the coach can call a timeout from the score table, on dead ball.
OVERTIME GAME
  1. When scores of both teams are tied at the end of the regular time, a three (3) minutes stop time and go overtime period will be in effect with each team allowed one (1) time out. No carry-over of time-out from regulation.
  2. The second succeeding overtime will be two (2) minutes stop and go with NO TIMEOUT allowed.
  3. Third overtime sudden death (first team score wins) no time out.

BONUS RULE
  1. Two (2) free throws or bonus throw will be awarded starting on the 8th team foul per half. No more single bonus.
DEFAULTS
  1. Games are to start promptly at a designated time shown on the schedule.
  2. Five (5) minutes grace period will be allowed for the scheduled time of game.
  3. Less than five (5) players are not allowed on the second half unless foul trouble.
TEAM STANDING
  1. In case of a tie, win over the other will prevail.
  2. In case of a triple tie, the one with the highest points spread of the three teams will prevail.

NEW FIBA RULES ADOPTED FOR PLAY IN MANITOBA OCT 2014 
  1. TECHNICAL FOUL PENALTY. The penalty for a technical foul will be one free throw and possession of the ball with play being resumed with a throw-in at the center line extended, opposite the scorer’s table.
  2. DISQUALIFICATION. Any individual (player or coach) being assessed two technical fouls in a game will be disqualified.
  3. TIMEOUTS. In the last 2 minutes of the game, each team is permitted to use a maximum of two timeouts. (Not applied to PBA).
  4. BACK OVER CENTRE. Control must be established in the front court. A team is in control in the front court when a player is touching his front court with both feet while holding, catching or dribbling the ball in his front court.
  5. Travelling- You are now allowed 2 1/2 steps when catching and finishing a lay up to the basket. See FIBA Rules 2017 Art 25.2.1 for more details.
  6. Unsportsmanlike fouls- They have to make an attempt to go for the ball if they want to foul somebody or it will be called unsportsmanlike foul with 2 free throws and a ball possession. Specially if they are trying to stop fastbreak similar to NBA rules. But if you have a teammate already back on defence and you grab somebody while they're on a fastbreak, it will be called unsportsmanlike. See FIBA Art 37.1.1 for more details.

SIGNED BY: MANNY ARANEZ - PBA Commissioner

Revised October 2017