2017 Summer Classic Basketball Tournament


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Saturdays from June 3rd through August 12th, 2017
(8 Games minimum)
Colonel Young Playground
143rd Street & 5th Ave (Next to FDR Drive and the Armory, behind the baseball field)

The Gladiator Sports Summer Classic Basketball Tournament will begin on June 3, 2017 and continue through the league's PLAYOFFS and CHAMPIONSHIP. The tournament ends on Championship Day, August 12, 2017.

MISSION

To provide a safe, friendly and spiritual environment for youth to learn and enhance their skills in basketball while increasing communication skills, sense of responsibility, trust and respect.

The Gladiator Sports Summer Classic Basketball Tournament will be played at:

Colonel Young Playground
143rd Street & 5th Ave (Next to FDR Drive and the Armory, behind the baseball field)

Gladiator Sports Summer Classic Basketball Tournament games are scheduled for Saturday play and feature teams from the Tri State area.

Each team is allowed a roster of up to twelve (12) players, and up to two (2) coaches. Each team plays a minimum of eight (8) games, including playoffs.

All Gladiator Sports Summer Classic Basketball Tournament games will be officiated by certified, experienced referees. At the conclusion of the Gladiator Sports Summer Classic Basketball Tournament, statuesque trophy awards will be presented to the players of the Championship teams.

To participate in the Gladiator Sports Summer Classic Basketball Tournament,
application and tournament fee must be submitted no later than June 1, 2017.

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IMPORTANT INFORMATION

** All payments must be made by cash, checks or money order.
** Do not mail cash.
** Make checks and money orders payable to: Gladiator Sports, Inc.

** Note: Your signature on the Gladiator Sports Summer Classic Basketball Tournament application qualifies this agreement as a binding contract between you (the signee, representative of your team / organization) and Gladiator Sports, Inc.

Player eligibility

  • Future Star players will be considered ineligible if s/he reaches 9th birthday before the first scheduled game.
  • Biddy players will be considered ineligible if s/he reaches 12th birthday before the first scheduled game.
  • Midget players will be considered ineligible if s/he reaches 14th birthday before the first scheduled game
  • Junior players will be considered ineligible if s/he reaches 16th birthday before the first scheduled game.
  • Senior players will be considered ineligible if s/he reaches 18th birthday before the first scheduled game.
  • Player's age will be confirmed by recent school or state issued ID with legible date of birth on ID / Birth Certificate.
  • Any team found to be using ineligible players will forfeit all games in which said player participates and is also subject to ejection from the tournament.

Rosters

  • Each team is allowed up to twelve (12) players and two (2) coaches on their official roster.
  • Rosters will be frozen at the start of the second game.

Game Day Conduct

  • Teams must wear team uniforms (tops and bottoms).
  • Teams must be ready to play at the scheduled game time. The forfeit clock will begin at starting time. For every 5 minutes after forfeit clock starts, the opposing team will be awarded 5 points. 20 minutes after game start time, the game will be declared a forfeit.
  • 48 hour notice is required for schedule change requests
  • Players are expected to treat their teammates, coaches, opponents, officials, spectators and Gldiator staff with respect. No foul language is permitted.
  • Players are expected to greet (slap hands with) opposing players at the beginning and end of each game. Poor sportsmanship will not be tolerated.
  • Only players and coaches are allowed to sit on the bench during the game.

Rules

  • All games will be four (4) quarters.
  • Each quarter will run seven (7) minutes Running Time for Future Star and Biddy divisions and eight (8) minutes Running Time for Midget, Junior and Senior divisions.
  • Time clock will run until the last minute (1:00) of 2nd and 4th quarters.
  • The clock will stop on timeouts, injuries, and referee's discretion.
  • Each team will receive five (5) timeouts per game: three full timeouts and two thirty (30) second timeouts.
  • In the event of a tie at the end of regulation, there will be an additional three (3) minute overtime period. Time stops on dead balls during final minute of each overtime period. In the event of a third overtime period, SUDDEN DEATH RULE applies. The 1st team to score 2 points (FG or 2 free throws) wins the contest.

Fees

Future Star $250 per team plus $25 ref fee per game
Biddy $275 per team plus $25 ref fee per game
Midget $300 per team plus $30 ref fee per game
Junior $350 per team plus $40 ref fee per game
Senior $375 per team plus $45 ref fee per game

Individuals - $75.00 per player

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