All UIL rules as outlined by the governing body for high School Basketball, the Texas UIL will be followed, with the following exceptions and amendments will be followed for tournament games
Boys and Girls Divisions
1.1 Boys 4th – Varsity and Girls 6th – Varsity will use a 14 min. stop Clock
1.2 Boys 2nd and 3rd grade along with girls 4th and 5th-grade divisions will use 18min. running clock. Clock will stop the last 2 mins. of each half.
1.3 A stopped clock is used for the entire first half regardless of the score.
1.4 At the start or anytime in the second half, if the lead is ever 20 points or more; a running clock will be in effect.
1.5 Once lead gets BELOW 15, stop clock format will continue.
1.6 All Girls division and Boys 6th and below will use 28.5 ball.
1.7 Game time is forfeit time. Site Director has the final say!
1.8 No changes to the official roster after the first game.
1.9 2 timeouts per half.
1.10 2 min half time
1.11 Overtime will be two minutes stop time, with one additional timeout awarded. Timeouts do not carry over from regulation. Third overtime period will be sudden death.
1.12Double bonus on 10 team foul. There is NO 1&1.
1.13 Parent/ Coach will be asked to keep scorebook/run clock during AAS tournaments
All American Sports utilizes a grade based format as follow, teams advance at the start of each school year!
2nd Grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, 6th grade,7th grade,8th grade, 9th grade, JV, (10th grade), Varsity 11th & 12th grade
3.1 Divisions are determined by the player grade for the 2018-2019 school year.
3.2 AGE MAXIMUMS- Even if a player is grade eligible, no player can play in a division where the player is 2 years older than the appropriate age for that DIVISON!
For this purpose only 3rd/9, 4th/10, 5th/11, 6th/12, 7th/13, 8th/14, 9th-10th/15-16, 11th-12th/17-18 with an age determining the date of Sept. 1st, each year.
Example – A player that is in the 6th grade but will be 14 on or before August 31st, is not eligible to participate in the 6th-grade division.
Age Exceptions – Players may play down a grade ONLY if they meet the rare age guidelines below AND submit documentation.
Age as of
August 31, 2019
3.4 A player may play on multiple teams that are grade appropriate, a player may play on only one team per division
4). TIEBREAK PROCEDURES
Tie-Breakers for Seeding Purpose will be as follows:
(A) HEAD TO HEAD
(B) POINT DIFFERENTIAL (15 point MAXIMUM)
(C) FEWEST POINTS ALLOWED FROM ALL GAMES PLAYED
In the event of a 3-way tie – point differentials will be used to determine all 3 places.
Team A +3, -8, +15 Total + 10
Team B -5, +9, +1 Total + 5
Team C +15, +15, -1 Total + 29
1st – Team C
2nd – Team A
3rd – Team B
5). PLAYER PROTEST
Only the head coach may protest another team’s player. The protest must occur prior to the start of the game or within 30 minutes of its conclusion. The protest fee is $ 75. The protest fee and the challenging team’s credentials must be turned in before any action is taken by the tournament staff. The player being protested must produce proof of age and proof of grade. If the protest is lost or no documentation is produced, the player is ineligible to compete in the tournament. If the player’s age and grade are both validated, the $75 is forfeit and the player shall be eligible.
Deadline to submit roster is a day of Tournament.
Teams must have an official roster submitted.
Teams must bring proof of age AND proof of grade to the tournament.
Proof of grade AND age must be available for AAS/ Spurs representatives in order to check in. Failure to have information at the event may result in player ineligibility, game forfeiture or team disqualification. Additionally, any team that will play in a championship game will need their credentials present. They will be checked before the game.
The designated home team should wear white or lighter colored jerseys and provide the official game ball. The AWAY team is listed on the left or on the the top of a bracket. HOME is on the right or on the bottom of a bracket.
ZERO TOLERANCE POLICY- if any of the following actions take place: Any heckling of officials by parents, player, coaches. Any fighting by any person in attendance, to include, parents, players, coaches, and refs. Any threatening act that may endanger any person in attendance, to include parents, players, refs or coaches. All American Sports reserves the right to take any or all of the following actions: Removal from the tournament. Possible forfeiture of game. Expulsion from future ALL American Sports events. Law Enforcement involvement.
WE ARE HERE FOR THE KIDS!!!!!!!
All decisions of the Tournament Director are final.