Streetball 3X3

Technical Handbook
Streetetball (3 ON 3)


1. Venue
Safra Square

2. Court
• The game will be played on a court (size 12X12) playing with one (1) basket.
• The court shall have a regular basketball playing court sized zone, including a free throw line (5.80m), a two point line (6.75m) and a no-charge semi-circle“ area underneath the one basket

3. Identification

All athletes must show their accreditation cards with photos – An athlete will not be permitted to compete without the accreditation.

4. Competition information
4.1 Teams
• Number of teams that can participate: 32 Boy’s teams and 24 girl’s teams
• Each team shall consist of a maximum of four (4) players (3 players on the court and 1 substitute) and one (1) coach.
• Number of coaches: One (1) for Boy’s team & One (1) for Girl’s team.
4,2 Game Officials
• The game officials shall be one (1) referee assisted by three (3) table officials, namely a scorer, a timer and a twelve (12) second operator.
4.3 Basketball apparel
• Basketball Teams must have a minimum of two sets of shirts as well as basketball shoes, socks, shorts, t-shirt. All equipment used by players must be appropriate for the game.
• Any equipment that is designed to increase a players’ height or reach or in any other way give an unfair advantage is not permitted.
4.4 Ball size
• 7 for boys and 6 for girls
4.5 Beginning of the Game
• Both teams shall warm-up (3 minutes) simultaneously.
• Before the game, a player from team A will take a 3-point shot. If made team A shall begin
• The game with a throw-in, if not, it will be team B. The team that did not start the game
• Shall be entitled to the ball at the next jump ball situation in accordance with the alternating
• Possession arrow rule. The arrow will be directed to the bench of the team which is entitled to the ball at the next alternating possession opportunity.
4.6 Playing time/Winner of a Game
• The regular playing time shall be 12min(10 min not include stopping time + 2 last min include stopping time).
• The clock shall be stopped during dead ball situations and free throws. The clock shall be restarted after the exchange of the ball is completed (as soon as it is in the offensive team’s hands).
• However the first team which scores 21 or more points wins the game if it happens before the end of a regular playing time. This rule applies to regular playing time only (not in a potential overtime).
• If the score is tied at the end of playing time, an extra period of time will be played. There shall be an Interval of one (1) minute before the overtime starts. The first team to score two (2) points in the overtime wins the game.
4.7 Fouls by Player/Fouls by Team
• A team is in a team foul situation when it has committed seven (7) fouls.
• A player who has committed four (4) fouls must leave the game.
• Fouls during the act of shooting inside the arc shall be awarded with one (1) free throw.
• Fouls during the act of shooting behind the arc shall be awarded with two (2) free throws.
• Fouls during the act of shooting followed by a successful field goal shall be awarded one (1) additional free-throw.
• Non-shooting fouls under penalty foul situation shall be awarded with one (1) free throw.
4.8 Twelve second device
• The team must attempt a shot for a field goal within 12 seconds.
4.9 Stalling
• Stalling or failing to play actively by attempting to score shall be a violation.
• A team must attempt a shot within twelve (12) seconds. the game starts only after basket was scored over the 3 point’s line and not underneath the basket.
• If the court is not equipped with a shot clock and a team is not sufficiently trying to attack the basket, the referee shall give them a warning by counting the last 5 seconds.
4.10 How the Ball is played
• Following each successful field goal or last free throw: A player from a non-scoring team will resume the game by passing the ball from the place directly from the court underneath the basket (not from behind the end line) to his teammate to any place on the court. However, if that place is not behind the three-point line, the ball receiver must dribble/pass the ball to a place on the court behind the three-point line.
• Following each unsuccessful field goal or last free throw: If the offensive team rebound the ball, it may continue to attempt the score without returning the ball to behind the three-point line.
• If the defensive team rebound the ball, it must return the ball (by passing or dribbling) behind the three-point line.
• Once the ball is behind the three-point line at least one additional pass must be made to a teammate before an attempt to score is made.
• Following the steal, turnover etc: If it happens within the two-point area, the ball must be passed/dribbled to a place behind the three-point line. Once the ball is behind the three-point line, at least one additional passes must be made to a teammate before the attempt to score is made.
• Should the first offensive player who has dribbled/received the ball at a place behind the three-point line attempt to score, it is a violation.
• All throw-ins following the fouls (without free throws), violations, out-of bounds, at the beginning of the first period and of the extra period shall be taken from the out-of-bounds place level with the top of the three-point line, closest to the infraction. The places shall be marked in out-of-bounds by 5 cm line. The referee shall hand the ball to the out-of-bound player. The thrower-in must pass the ball to his teammate to any place on the court. However, if that place is not behind the three-point, the ball receiver must dribble/pass the ball to a place on the court behind the three-point line
• Dunking of the ball is not permitted unless pressure-released rings are used.
4.11 Substitutions
The substitution shall be permitted when the ball
becomes dead and the game clock is stopped.
4.12 Time-outs
There are no time-outs granted to any team at any time.
4.13 Groups:
• All groups will split to houses of 4 groups each while the first 2 go to the next level.
• In the group phase that two or more teams have the same number of points then the winner (top team) will be decided by the following in this order:
1. Head to head games
2. Points difference
3. Number of points scored divided by the points conceded (points ratio).
5. Disputes
Any disputes will be resolved in compliance with FIBA rules and the clauses included in the ICG Sports Rules. Any disputes will be heard by the streetball Appeals Coordinator and the Protest Committee.
6. Medical
A First Aid Service will be available on site. Full Medical Service will be available at one of the hospitals in Jerusalem.
7. Technical meeting
The technical meeting for streetball competition will be held on July 30, 9 am at Bait Vagan Guesthouse If it’s necessary, we will proceed to another technical meeting in order to ensure the quality of the Competition. The FIBA website www.fiba.com provides a copy of the latest FIBA Constitution, Laws and Regulations for competition.
8. Essential information
• All the teams must be at the court 45 minutes before the designated fixture. Teams
• (Coaches, Players) should arrive at basketball venue with the necessary accreditation.
All delegation must to comply with any indication made by the venue staff, without creating any kind of problem to other teams. For any issue or protest, the Head of Delegation has to contact the competition manager immediately. If anything negative is observed, we request immediate report to the department responsible person.
9. Disciplinary Rules
• The ICG Code of Conduct must be adhered to at all times. Athletes and coaches will be excluded from the Games for indecent behaviour, offence made through words and/or actions, violent behaviour, and abusive language.
• All delegations have to comply with any instruction given by the venue staff.
• Coaches are responsible for the well-being and behaviour of their athletes at all times.
10. Medals
• The following Medals will be awarded:
GOLD – for team ranking first in the competition
SILVER – for team ranking second in the competition
BRONZE – for team ranking third in the competition
• Medalists should be present at the ceremony and must wear their team uniform.
11. Training Schedule
Training times available at request at the Basketball facilities on July 30 .Forms Latest – international FIBA form is used; must be provided by organizers.
12. Timetable
Will be published on the website.

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