Eden Prairie Tip Off
Girls Basketball Tournament Rules
Updated: January 2022
Minnesota State High School League rules will be in force with the following modifications:
All teams must be sponsored by an organization that is community-based.
All-star or renegade teams as defined by the MYAS will not be accepted.
Athletes must compete with the travel association within the community where they reside or attend school.
If there is not a travel association within the community where the athlete resides or attends school, or if the athlete has been cut or restricted from the association, they may participate with a bordering association.
Playing Rules – Defenses, Pressing, Free Throws and Ball Size
Free Throw Rule for 4th Grade Only
Game Time – 4th Grade
Game Time – 5th -8th Grade
Two, 14 minute stop time halves
Clock will run if a team is ahead by 20 points. Stop time will resume if the lead is cut to 10 points or less.
The first overtime period is 2-minutes stop time. The second overtime period is sudden death – the first team that scores a point, wins. Each overtime period will start with a jump ball.
Bonus free throw (1-and-1) will be shot on the 7th team foul and double bonus (2 shots) on the 10th team foul per half.
Players are disqualified on their 5th personal foul.
Technical fouls will not be shot. Team will be awarded 2 points and possession of the ball. Technical fouls are also counted as team fouls and player fouls. Two technical fouls on a player
or coach will result in automatic ejection from the rest of the tournament and they will be asked to leave the court/gym/premises for the remainder of the tournament.
Head to head record, in the event of a 3+ multiple way tie, go to (c.)
Lowest total points allowed against all teams.
Other General Rules
Players, coaches, and fans must follow good sportsmanship rules. Coaches are responsible for their actions and the actions of their players and fans. Inappropriate behavior and unsportsmanlike conduct will not be tolerated.