Basketball Eligibility Rules-Boys

Boys Basketball Eligibility Rules

BballShootout Tournaments is using an AGE based system currently for 9U-14U.
Once players are in the 9th grade, BBallShootout will use a GRADE based system.
Teams in the 9U-14U age divisions may use three (3) “late summer birthday exceptions”.
*See below for rules on Late Summer Birthday Exception Players..

  • 9 & Under: All players must be 9 years old or younger on August 31, 2017.
  • 10 & Under: All players must be 10 years old or younger on August 31, 2017.
  • 11 & Under: All players must be 11 years old or younger on August 31, 2017.
  • 12 & Under: All players must be 12 years old or younger on August 31, 2017.
  • 13 & Under: All boys must be 13 years old or younger on August 31, 2017.
  • 14 & Under: All boys must be 14 years old or younger on August 31, 2017.
  • 9th Grade– All boys must be in the 9th grade as of October 1, 2016 & must be 16 years old or younger on August 31, 2017 or a boy in the 10th grade that does not turn 16 prior to September 1, 2017.
  • 10th Grade– All boys must be in the 10th grade as of October 1, 2016 & must be 17 years old or younger on August 31, 2017  or a boy in the 11th grade that does not turn 17 prior to September 1, 2017.
  • 11th/12th Grade– All boys must be in the 11th or 12th grade as of October 1, 2016 & must be 19 years old or younger on August 31, 2017.

*Late Summer Birthday Exceptions’ Eligibility Rule

BBALLSHOOTOUT will allow three (3) “late summer birthday exception” players per team for 9u-14u age divisions. A player MUST meet the following criteria to fit this exception. A player who has a birthday July 1 – August 31 may participate at the following age levels:

  • 9 & Under: A player must be in the 3rd grade as of October 1, 2016 and does not turn 10 years old before July 1, 2017.
  • 10 & Under: A player must be in the 4th grade as of October 1, 2016 and does not turn 11 years old before July 1, 2017.
  • 11 & Under: A player must be in the 5th grade as of October 1, 2016 and does not turn 12 years old before July 1, 2017.
  • 12 & Under: A player must be in the 6th grade as of October 1, 2016 and does not turn 13 years old before July 1, 2017.
  • 13 & Under: A player must be in the 7th grade as of October 1, 2016 and does not turn 14 years old before July 1, 2017.
  • 14 & Under: A player must be in the 8th grade as of October 1, 2016 and does not turn 15 years old before July 1, 2017.