Rules & Regulations
The 8th Asia Pacific Youth Basketball Cup (SINGAPORE) will follow FIBA rules with modification as follows;
Timing for all games except for first place and third place Finals (which will be fully stopped 8 minute games) will be 4 x 10 minutes quarters with one timeout of one minute per quarter per team. Clock will stop in the last two minutes of last quarter.
Time outs will not be allowed to carry over to subsequent quarters.
There is no 24 second clock in any games.
Defense for U13 Boys and Girls must be man to man defense. (No zone traps allowed but double teaming allowed)
Defense for U15 & U18 Boys and Girls can play zone or man to man defense.
Any overtime will be 3 extra minutes only.
Ball sizes will be size 6 for all U13, U15 & U18 girls and U13 boys with size 7 for U15 & U18 Boys.
Teams will be competing in a round robin format in each age group pools followed by playoff matches (Quarter, Semi-finals & Finals).
3 points will be awarded for a win, 1 point for a loss.