The Game

Rules & Regulations

The 2016/2017 Season is sponsored by:
Eagle Sportschairs / Fusion Medical / Melrose USA
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10 Basic Rules

  1. Games are four 8-minute quarters.
  2. 4 timeouts for each team, plus 1 extra for each overtime played.
  3. One point is scored when the goal line is crossed with any two wheels of  the ballcarrier’s wheelchair with possession of the ball.
  4. 10 Seconds:  Players must dribble or pass or it’s a turnover.
  5. 12 Seconds:  Ball must be advanced over half-court or it’s a turnover.
  6. 10 Seconds:  Ball must be inbounded or it’s a turnover.
  7. 40 Seconds:  Teams must score after the ball is inbounded or it’s a turnover.
  8. 10 Seconds: Offensive player cannot be in the key longer or it’s a turnover.
  9. Only three defenders are allowed in the key at one time or it’s a penalty. (There is a penalty box.  Generally, players are released when the opposition scores a goal or when one minute served.)
  10. Hitting an opposing player’s chair behind the axles (a spin) is a turnover or a penalty.