Game time is effective time 2x12 minutes.
The half-time break is 3 minutes.
Time out may be taken once per half and per team.
Tied games in group stage are decided by sudden death. The first team to score wins (could be a free throw, two-pointer or three-pointer). Tied games in playoff and finals are decided by a two-minutes overtime period. Sudden death starts with a jump ball. Overtime starts as a continuation of the second half.
Zone defense is only allowed in U15 & U16.
24 seconds will be at the discretion of the referees. The referees will inform when it is 10 seconds left.
Team fouls apply after seven fouls. Free throw shooting starts at foul 8 (unless it is an offensive foul).
Boys U15 & U16 play with ball size 7. Girls and boys U13 & U14 play with ball size 6.
If multiple teams end up with the same amount of points in group stage then the final group stage results will be decided by the following: 1. Game score between the teams involved. 2. Point differential between the teams involved. 3. Total point differential. 4. Total points made.
If the team has the same jersey color, the away team will change jerseys.
Bring your own balls for warm up.
No time is guaranteed for warming up on court.
Except for the above, the Swedish Basketball rules apply.
All alcohol consumption is prohibited. Smoking is also prohibited indoors.
Participants who commit a criminal offense will be suspended from the tournament immediately and be reported to the police and their basketball federation if appropriate.
The winner of each age group will be awarded with a trophy. Gold and silver medals are awarded.