BASKETBALL REGISTRATION

Registration location, date and time will be posted on our website several weeks before deadline. Team representative must be responsible to pass along all RSC forms to their teammates to sign and hand in. All forms will be available online. Team fee, rosters and waivers must be submitted on registration day. All dues are due no later than the first week of the season opener. Nonpayment past week one may result in games being forfeited until final payment. (NO REFUNDS)

Player(s)interested but do not have a team can register online as a free agent. All players must be in the Hospitality business to join RSC. Proof of employment and ID will be required. Online registration section: Register Here

TEAM ROSTERS

To be part of RSC leagues, he or she MUST be in the Hospitality business. Some past players that are not in the hospitality business anymore can be grandfather into the league.

Roster: Some RSC co-ed sports are required for girls to be in the line-up/roster. Players must at least play 4 games during the regular season to be legible to play in the post season. Final roster changes and adding new players must be met by deadline (3rd week of the regular season). Any changes after deadline or player(s) are not in the hospitality business will result in penalties. Penalties may be forfeiting games, even playoff games and/or player ejection from league.

Grandfather: Must be part of RSC for two years to be considered in the grandfather clause. Three grandfather limit per team.

Free Agent: Any person (male or female) in the hospitality business that does not have an existing team at the establishment they work for can register online as a free agent. All drafts must be reviewed by the league representative(s) before any final decision. Two free agent limit per team (Bigger establishments). Four free agents limit per team (Smaller establishments)

THE GAME

RSC Winter Basketball League consists of 5 vs 5 full court. You can start a game with only 4 players. Playing with less than 4 players will results in an automatic forfeit. Basketball general rules that are not RSC rules are used from NJ Basketball Association.

Games: Games are scheduled Monday afternoons and/or nights. Time slots vary from 11: 00 AM thru 3: 00 PM and 7: 00 PM thru 11: 00 PM. Time slots may change depending on amount of teams in the league.

Time Limit: 20 minutes per half (2 halves per game). The clock will start at the jump ball. Within the last 2-minutes of each half, the clock will stop on out of bounds plays, personal foul, team time-outs and Official’s timeout. Before the last 2 minutes, the clock will stop only after a time-out, injury and/or Official’s time-out. Under a minute remaining in regulation or overtime, the clock will stop after a basket is made. Each team will have 3 time-outs per half (cannot be carried over into next half if not used.)

Mercy Rule: Game will be called in the second half under 2 minutes with the margin being 20 points or more.

Overtime: Tie game in the second half will result in Overtime. Overtime clock will be set for 3 minutes (running time until last minute). Only 2 Overtime clocks, clock will stop under one minute. Each team will be awarded 1 additional time-out per Overtime.

Standings Tie Breaker

  • Team with more points

  • Team with less scored against.

  • Team with more standing points for.

Point System: Each basket during the game is 2 points. Each basket from the three point line is 3 points. Teams may be awarded points based on the following system: 5 points awarded to the winning team of a contested game or the winning team from any forfeit. Zero points to the team that loses a contested game or forfeits.

Fouls: Team shoots 1 and 1 on the 7th team foul. Two shots on and after the 10th foul.

Technical Foul: All technical fouls will result in the opposing team receiving 2 foul shots and possession of the ball. (A team does not loose possession of the ball for any pre-game technical)

All technical fouls will also count as a personal foul, except for the pre-game technical fouls. Two technical fouls in a game will result in an ejection of the game and a 1 game suspension, even a Playoff Game and/or Championship Game. Second ejection in a season will result in a 3 game suspension. Third ejection in a season will result in expulsion of the league.

Fouling Out: Players are disqualified after their 6th foul. Players can be disqualified from the game until there are 4 players remaining. If any of the 4 players receives a 6th personal foul, that player can continue to play but a technical foul will be assessed on the player’s 6th personal foul and for each additional foul committed by that player.

PLAYERS

Disclaimer: ALL PLAYERS MUST SIGN “THE RSC HARMLESS AGREEMENT” WAIVER RSC PROVIDES BEFORE STEPPING ON TO THE FIELD. WE DO NOT PROVIDE PERSONAL INJURY INSURANCE. WE CAN PROVIDE YOU WITH INFORMATION TO GET PERSONAL INSURANCEwww.sadlersports.com. PLAY ON YOUR OWN RISK IF YOU DO NOT HAVE PERSONAL HEALTH INSURANCE.

Injury: Any player who is bleeding or has an open wound is prohibited from participating further in the game until appropriate treatment has been administered. Player must sit out if feeling nauseating or concussions like symptoms.

Safety: All RSC players must read and understand game rules so we can prevent injuries. Players should stretch and use protective gear at all times.

Drafts/Trades: Any player can be drafted once the player registers on our online Draft/Free agent board. A player can be traded to another team BUT ONLY with the consent of the captain/manager. Both captains/mangers from each team must sign off on the trade. All drafts, trades and rosters must be finalized before final roster deadline. All players must be in the Hospitality business.

Game Updates: Game scores, standings, news and updates will be posted within 24hrs from the end of the game played. www.restaurantsports.com.

Uniforms:

  • All players must be in a uniform shirt for the game. No shirt, the player cannot play until 10 minutes into the game. The shirt must be the same style and color for all players. League supplies the shirts.

  • Players cannot swap shirts during games. Each player must wear the same number throughout the season. Player’s caught swapping shirts will not be permitted to play.

  • All players must wear acceptable shorts. No cut off shorts. Spandex shorts may be worn underneath the uniform short.

  • All players must wear proper athletic sneakers. No player should play in a wedge-style sneaker or street shoes with rubber soles. Sneakers should be laced and tied properly.

  • Mouth guard is recommended and should be part of the uniform.

  • NO JEWELRY should be worn during games and/or warm-ups. This includes the rubber bracelets, hair bands, rubber bands, etc. on wrists.

  • If player loses shirt, he/she must purchase another shirt from the league before playing the following week. Please Note: Price for replacement shirt is $25.

  • Players must have their game shirts for playoffs and championship games. NO EXCEPTIONS!

Conduct: Player’s code of conduct will be strictly enforced before, during and after each game while at any facility location. Team captains are held responsible for their teams’ actions on the court. Only captains are allowed to speak to the Officials regarding a call or any other inquiries.

Zero Tolerance for: fighting, threats and continuous foul language may result in league suspension/expulsion. Any player involved in a physical altercation will be ejected from the game. If a player gets into a fight with another player, both players will be ejected from the game and face suspension/expulsion from the league

All individuals are responsible for their own actions after the games are done. We ask for players to take off any RSC apparel if going to act up in any public establishment. RSC is not responsible for any off the field issues.

No Drinking Alcohol while game(s) is in progress. No Smoking inside the gym.

Players must clean after themselves when leaving their bench. Permits can be revoked for littering.

BASKETBALL OFFICIALS

All Officials are registered with NJBA. Each official is required to know all RSC rules and regular game rules. All Officials must at all times act professional and represent RSC with pride!

Zero Tolerance:

  • Not knowing RSC and game rules.

  • Using foul language to players and around spectators.

  • Leaving early (Hurrying up games).

  • Betting on RSC game.

  • Alcohol Consumption.

  • Using their phone in the middle of a game.

  • Favoring and hanging out with teams after a game.

Any of these actions will be considered termination.

Official’s fee must be paid before game time.

GAME RAIN OUTS/MAKE UP’S

Rainouts: News of a Rainout will be posted on the website 2 hours prior to game time. The first rain-out will be rescheduled for the last week of the season. All other rain-outs will be determined as the season goes on. Games due to weather may be called off due to: bad weather conditions, bad travel conditions and/or parks closed. News Alert on www.restaurantsports.com will be updated weekly during season.

Make Up’s: Team’s rescheduled games will be posted two week in advance to give notice to players.

GAME PROTEST

Pre-Game Protest: If a Captain/Manager has an issue with other team roster or Officials before the game begins, he or she is advised to let the game Reps know so they can resolve issue(s).

During Game Protest: Captain/Manager is granted one life line to stop the game and call the commissionaire to resolve on the court issue(s). It has to be a serious issue(s), not judgment calls.

Post-Game Protest: All protest must be submitted in an email within 48 hrs. No protest will be considered through text/phone call and after 48 hrs.

FORFEITS

Official forfeit time for game is 20 minutes after game time. Commissioner must be informed of any game forfeits with 24hr notice to not get hit with a forfeit fee. Teams forfeiting at the last minute are responsible for a $40 forfeit fee. Forfeit fee will be deducted from $100 deposit. Third forfeit, team will be expelled from the league.

EQUIPMENT

League: Official NCAA Basketball and Score Keeper will be provided by the league.

Team: Mouth guard, proper athletic sneakers, protective pads and bench supplies are team/player responsibility.

FEES

Per Team Official Fee: Regular Season

$35 per game

Playoffs: TBA

Forfeit Fee: $40

Extra Jersey Fee: $25

Registration Fee: will be posted on the website couple of months before the registration deadline. Fee may vary from other leagues.

Registration Fee Includes:

  • Team Shirts

  • Game Equipment/Personnel

  • Field Permits

  • Field Insurance

  • Trophy(s)

  • Grand Prize(s)

PRIZE(S)

Prize(s) will be determined by how many teams are in the league. Average $100 per team prize value.

 
 

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