Basketball Junior High Information
Constitution & Contest Rules
Junior High Manual
Rules & Regulations
- NFHS Basketball and Rules Information
- 6-Foot Coaching Box Diagram (Sub-varsity)
- Charitable Cause Guidelines
Number of Games
No team or student shall compete in more than 12 games and two invitational or district tournaments. Two games may be substituted in place of a tournament. If a team or student does not play in any invitational or district tournaments, four additional games may be played. A scrimmage counts as one of the 12 games.
Number of Games Per Week
One game or scrimmage may be played per calendar week. A tournament may be played in the same calendar week of a game.
Number of Tournament Games Per Day
Contestants or teams shall play no more than two tournament games per calendar day, except contestants or teams may play in three games in a one-day tournament scheduled on a Saturday.
Season for Workouts and Games
Schools shall have 121 consecutive calendar days to practice outside the school day; 93 of the 121 consecutive calendar days may be used to complete scrimmages and games. The season can be held anytime during the school year, provided it does not exceed the number of consecutive calendar days listed above.
Eight Minute Quarters
Junior high schools may, by mutual consent, play eight-minute quarters. See Basketball Manual.