High school basketball rule books

Schools must report violations to the wiaa following competition. Ebooks are available via itunes and amazon, while print publications can be purchased on. Aia sports at all levels are cancelled for the remainder of the school year. It must be understood that this is done for practical reasons only. Basketball rules all coaches and players must know easy to learn. Below is a listing of the e books currently available for purchase. The njsiaa provides the officals handbook for the benefit of all officials and member schools in our state. The 25 most misunderstood rules in high school basketball. Gardner, publisher bob colgate, editor nfhs publications to maintain the sound traditions of this sport, encourage sportsmanship and minimize the inherent risk of injury, the national federation of state high school associations writes playing rules for varsity competition among studentathletes of high. Rules by topic by national federation of state high school associations nfhs, referee enterprises inc. The referee training center is the worlds largest library of officiating training materials and videos. Game forfeiture process clarified in 202021 high school basketball. The only illustrated high school basketball rule book to make learning high school basketball rules fast and easy. Official exams and rules meeting requirements all officials must score 75 percent or higher on an online openbook exam in the sports for which they intend to officiate.

Nfhs reaches more than 19,000 high schools and 12 million participants in high school activity programs, including more than 7. While the ihsaa follows these rules closely, some of them have been modified specifically for the state of indiana. Nfhs high school basketball rules get the latest official high school basketball rules, updates, and interpretations. Buy the middle school rules of vontae davis now to get free exclusives. The upper edge of the backboard shall be feet above the floor for the rectangular, and 12 feet 8 inches for the fanshaped. The online version of the piaa handbook may be more current than the. Supplemental publications include the fhsaa member school directory.

Handbook kansas state high school activities association. Basketball rules all coaches and players must know easy. National boys basketball coach of the year 201718 basketball rules changes 201920. To achieve officiating excellence an official must combine knowledge of the rules and of the game with proper mechanics and decisionmaking skills. Basketball national federation of state high school associations. As stated at the start of the article, rules change all the time and vary between different leagues and age groups. Dont waste your team reading an official 196page book of basketball rules. Official basketball rules high school basketball rules the national federation of state high school associations writes and governs the high school basketball rules in the u. Fhsaa rules and policies are published annually in the fhsaa handbook, fhsaa sports manuals and the fhsaa officials guidebook. A high dribble is always legal provided the dribblers hand stays on top of the ball, and the ball does not come to rest in the dribblers hand. Based on some fight situations that i have seen and heard about over the last couple years at the high school level, i believe that this change, which was instituted at the ncaa level, is a change that is good for the game of basketball and in regard to player safety. Membership is open to secondary schools providing interschool athletic activities for boys and girls in grades 712.

The piaa handbook contains information regarding the piaa constitution and bylaws, policies and procedures, rules and regulations, sports medicine guidelines, and forms. Enter your email below, along with your date of purchase to download a free ebook copy of the middle school rules of skylar diggins and best. A certified copy of birth record from the state, county, or municipal bureau of vital statistics in the place. This basketball rules guide was not created to compete with the comprehensive rule books that are available like the official fiba basketball rules and nfhs rules book. Each backboard shall be midway between the sidelines, with the plane of its front face perpendicular to the floor, parallel to the end line, and 4 feet from it. Form 9 transferhardship waiver please contact your school athletic director for online access to begin the process. And though every public school district across the country is governed by the same set of regulations, each state interscholastic athletic association publishes its own handbook with additional rules unique to its member school. Not everyone gets as much out of the rules book as theyd like. No blocking a ball in downward flight towards the rim. Below is a listing of the ebooks currently available for purchase. All parties have worked hard to create a sense of teamwork, response, responsibility, and perspective. Nfhs basketball uniform rules do not require that the uniform.

Each year, the national federation of state high school associations publishes an updated rule book for boys and girls varsity basketball to ensure consistent. The court is divided into two main sections by the midcourt line. Even rule books for softball adhere rather closely, with the exception, of course, of pitching and baserunning rules. Officials michigan high school athletic association. Each year, the national federation of state high school associations publishes an updated rule book for boys and girls varsity basketball to. A few others, most noteably ncaa and the national federation of state high school associations nfhs, also referred to as fed, have amended, rewritten, and renumbered the rules pretty significantly. The new york state public high school athletic association inc. Basketball book captures unique glory of the indiana high. National federation of state high school associations. Boys basketball team suspended from play in 201415 060514 nfhs basketball rule changes for 20142015 0514 board of control approves future championship sites, football alignment. State high school associations membership 50 member state associations and d.

National girls basketball coach of the year 201718 fred lorensen. A cdrom of the piaa handbook is available to order annually at the beginning of each school year. Gardner, publisher theresia wynns, editor nfhs publications to maintain the sound traditions of this sport, encourage sportsmanship and minimize the inherent risk of injury, the national federation of state high school associations writes playing rules for varsity competition among. Two teams of five players each try to score by shooting a ball through a hoop elevated 10 feet above the ground. A kicked ball must be ruled intentional to be ruled a violation. All or portions of each publication are made available as they are published as portable document format pdf files for download into your computer. The onestop source for fhsaa registered officials, the fhsaa officials guidebook contains all regulations pertaining to the fhsaa contest officials program, including registration guidelines and procedures, sanctioning of local officials associations, uniform requirements, fee scales, etc. Improve your individual skills or build your associations training program. Rules books and case books available as ebooks nfhs. High school basketball rules have many points in their regulations that turn the. The kentucky high school athletic association requires officials to enforce sportsmanship rules. Each state high school association adopting these rules is the sole and exclusive source of binding rules interpretations for contests involving its member schools. Once the ball strikes the rim, any player can play the ball i.

For your convenience, nfhs offers rules and case books in multiple formats. Throughout the official basketball rules, all references made to a player, coach, official, etc. It is not the responsibility of game officials to enforce the half rule. March brings state basketball tournaments and talk about the shot clock. A photocopy of that portion of the athletes report card for the current school year which shows name, grade and school. Arbitersports soccer news high school soccer rule books. Violations are considered in the same manner as a school using an ineligible student. It is not possible for a player to travel while dribbling. High school associations 201718 nfhs basketball rules power point welcome. The amazon versions can be downloaded and used on apple or android devices with the kindle app. A player who is not a dribbler in control can keep tap a ball inbounds, go out of bounds. An imaginary cylinder exists that has the basket as its base. We remind you that officials expect good behavior and will quickly penalize misconduct.

High school students are eligible to obtain a license and officiate subvarsity and junior high contests as of the 201920 school year. The game is played on a rectangular floor called the court, and there is a hoop at each end. The book features hundreds of historic photographs of indiana basketballs greatest games and most moving moments and a foreword by hall of famer and indiana high school basketball star george. Basketball rules interpretations 201920 by nfhs on october 09, 2019 basketball. For the first violation of rule 1061, the official shall warn the head coach unless the offense is judged to be major, in which case a technical foul shall be assessed. If the rule is broken a third time, a technical foul goes to. The michigan high school athletic association, inc. Contains the official rules for basketball and are designed to explain all aspects of the sport. You might be able to get one cheaper through amazon or somewhere, i dont know.

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