The 22nd Annual Ventura Seaside Basketball Tournament will be held 04/27/19 through 04/28/19.

Schedules have been updated this morning (April 25 at 8am)!  Please check back by Friday at noon for FINAL changes!

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Rules & Regulations

With the exception of the following modifications and clarifications, CIF Rules shall govern play.

Playing on more than one team - Players are not allowed to play on two teams in the same division. With approval by Director of Seaside Tournament (Dave Erickson) Players can get authorization to play on different teams for the same Club as long as they are NOT in the same division and are eligible to play in those divisions.  To play on Sunday a player must have played on Saturday unless the coached emailed derickson@coastalstatesins.com prior to the tournament.

Conduct – All coaches are responsible for the behavior of their team and parents. Conduct of players and coaches should be above reproach both on and off the court. Any misbehavior or misconduct, on or off the court, will be subject to individual and/or team disqualification from the tournament.

Age/Grade Division Rules (These age rules applies until September 1, 2019

ELIGIBLE PLAYERS must be in the school grade (or below) of the designated divisions.  Boys and Girls divisions will have an "Aged Based Component" as well.  Primary Eligibility is centered on "Grade Based" for the current 2018/2019 academic year.  The "Aged Based Exception" is based on a September 1, 2019 cut-off. 

To play in the 4th grade division all players must be in the 4th grade or younger. A 5th grader can play in the 4th grade division if they are 10 years old on September 1st of 2019 and the two steps below are taken.

To play in the 5th grade division all players must be in the 5th grade or younger. A 6th grader can play in the 5th grade division if they are 11 years old on September 1st of 2019 and the two steps below are taken.

To play in the 6th grade division all players must be in the 6th grade or younger. A 7th grader can play in the 6th grade division if they are 12 years old on September 1st of 2019 and the two steps below are taken.

To play in the 7th grade division all players must be in the 7th grade or younger. A 8th grader can play in the 7th grade division if they are 13 years old on September 1st of 2019 and the two steps below are taken.

To play in the 8th grade division all players must be in the 8th grade or younger. A High School player can play in the 8th grade division if they are 14 years old on September 1st of 2019 and the two steps below are taken.

In the JV division players must be currently a sophomore or below.

Varsity must be currently a senior and below.

All teams must have proof-of-grade or age appropriate eligibility documents available at all games. Before any team can participate in the Tournament, the tournament fee must be paid in full and a roster/release form, signed by parent or guardian of each player, and is on file with the division director. Failure to provide this information (if requested) may result in forfeiture of games and participation. NO REFUNDS.  All teams must wear a basketball numbered jersey, shorts and tennis shoes.  Jerseys will be tucked inside shorts.  Undershirts maybe worn. However, they shall be the same or predominant color as the jersey.

Step one: Seaside Tournament Director must receive an email at derickson@coastalstatesins.com with the player’s jersey number, name and date of birth prior to the tournament

Step two: The player must bring a copy of their birth certificate and photo ID to the tournament.

*If you do not follow these rules you will forfeit!

All teams must have proof-of-grade or age appropriate eligibility documents available at all games. Before any team can participate in the Tournament, the tournament fee must be paid in full and a roster/release form, signed by parent or guardian of each player, and is on file with the division director. Failure to provide this information (if requested) may result in forfeiture of games and participation. NO REFUNDS.  All teams must wear a basketball numbered jersey, shorts and tennis shoes.  Jerseys will be tucked inside shorts.  Undershirts maybe worn. However, they shall be the same or predominant color as the jersey.

Any coach or assistant coach that is ejected from a gym during the tournament will be expelled from the tournament. This coach will not be allowed to coach or attend ANY further games in the tournament.

All divisions will have TWENTY (20) MINUTE RUNNING HALVES. The last 2 minutes of the 2nd half will be regulation time. The clock will stop for all time outs and technicals. Half time will be 3 minutes.

TIMEOUTS Each team will have FOUR (4) timeouts per game. Teams will have ONE (1) timeout per overtime period. Coaches or players can call timeouts.

BONUS FREE THROWS - After 10th teams foul, TWO (2) free throws will be awarded.

OVERTIME will consist of THREE (3) minutes of running clock with a stop clock for the last minute. 2nd OT period is 2 minutes, 3rd OT period is Sudden Death.

SHOT CLOCK There will be NO 30 second shot clock. 10 second back court violations will be called.

POSSESSION An alternating out-of-bounds procedure on all jump ball situations will be effect, except at the beginning of the game and each extra period.

SLAUGHTER RULE In the event that a team is leading its opponent by Fifteen (15) points or more, regulation stopped clock will not be in effect the last two minutes of regulation.

TIE BREAKER SYSTEM IN CASE OF POOL PLAY Only the statistics from the teams involved in the tie will determine the outcome of the seeding. Order of precedence to be used in breaking ties is as follows: 

Head-to-head competition

Point differential (only teams tied and MAX of +13)

Least points allowed

Flip of a coin

Tournament Director(s) will have final decision on all matters.

Please consult the Tournament or Division Director prior to the start of the game if you have any questions.

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