Youth 5v5 Leagues

League Overview

Summer Youth 5v5 Leagues

5v5 youth summer leagues are open for boys and girls, grades 3rd-12th. Registrations are made by a full team, small group, and individual registrations for our summer seasons. Summer leagues are game-only leagues with games 1x games per week. Summer League is an excellent way for school, club, and travel teams or players to stay in basketball shape and compete this summer. Click to learn more about summer league locations. 

Rosters & Registration

  • Team Entry Registrations: Register as a complete team of 8-12 players. 
  • Individual Registration: Players signing up solo or with a couple of friends will be placed on a  Free Agent Team together. You can indicate 1-3 teammates’ requests during the registration process, and we will place you on a team.
  • You will be notified by email of your roster assignment once the league registration deadline completes.


  • Schedules will be initially communicated by email and made available on TourneyMachine. We strongly recommend all players in the league download the Tourney Machine app to stay up-to-date with league game times, messages, scores, standings, and bracket play. 


League Rules


  • 14-minute halves (stop clock) for 3/4th Boys, 5/6th Boys
  • 16-minute halves (stop clock) for 7/8th and HS  Halftime- 2 minutes


  • 2 Minute stop clock
  • 1 timeout for 1st and 2nd OT session, no carry over.
  • 3rd or + OT will be 1 minute, no timeouts


  • Full timeouts per half, use them or lose them.
  • Standard Local Rules Apply except for: 1 and 1 on the 10th foul, 2 shots on the 12th 6 personal fouls for disqualification.
  • Earrings: They must be taped or taken out in order to participate in game play. All bracelets should be removed or taped down
  • Hair Beads: It is a rule that you are not able to play with hair beads in.


  • We ask that all teams are respectful of other teams, players, coaches, and referees. We will not tolerate any arguing, fighting, or any form of altercation. If this was to transpire,
  • We will ask you to leave the building and you may be suspended from further attendance or play going forward in the building & apart of the fall league.

Playing Rules:

3/4th Boys

  • Pressing is not allowed until the second half. If lead goes to over 10 points, you are then not allowed to press.
  • Pressing must be man to man. NO trapping
  • If the lead surpasses 20 points the clock will run, and if it falls back under the clock will stop.
  • Must play Man to Man defense, No ZONE defense allowed until the 2nd Half o This includes NO Zone trapping.
  • Please use Sportsmanship in common sense with regards to pressing/trapping younger age players. We want to continue to emphasize the development of these athletes.

5/6th – High School Boys

  • Pressing is allowed up until 20-point lead. If the lead goes above 20, you are then NOT allowed to press.
  • If the lead surpasses 20 points the clock will run, and if it falls back under the clock will stop.
  • Man to Man & Zone Defense both allowed
  • Please use Sportsmanship in common sense with regards to pressing/trapping younger age players.
  • Players are allowed to play for multiple teams as long as they are in different divisions. Players can NOT play on multiple teams in same division. The rostered teams are what should be put into the scorebook prior to game. Any teams that have a kid that is not rostered playing are subject to forfeit for that particular game.

Coach Rules:

  • Maximum of two coaches on the bench at all times.
  • If you are given two technical fouls and kicked out of the game, you are subject to suspension for your next league game.


Tie Breakers
  • Tiebreaker #1: Winning Percentage (Highest winning percentage)
  • Tiebreaker #2: Head-To-Head (Each team with the same record – The team with the most head-to-head wins)
  • Tiebreaker #3: Point Differential – Largest point differential over games played – Caps at 20/per game.
  • Tiebreaker #4:  Points Allowed 
  • Tiebreaker #5: Points Scored
  • Playoffs, consolation games, and championships will occur during the season’s last two weeks of the season.
  • Bracket play is a single-elimination format. The number of teams in bracket play depends on the number of teams in each division. Check Tourney Machine for your bracket schedule.