Homegrown Basketball Australia games will follow FIBA Rules except for the following:
Only players that are listed on the team roster will be eligible to play for that team. Approval is required if a team wishes to add a player.
To add a player, email is required to be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org 3 days prior to game day.
If the players name is not on the sign on sheet on game day, they are ineligible to play.
This clause permits players to play in multiple divisions on the proviso that the following conditions are met:
Players that wish to play in multiple divisions are required to inform the WSBA Committee. Failure to inform the committee will result in the player being ineligible to play in 2 divisions. Each request is on a case by case basis and required to be approved by the WSBA Committee.
If a team do not have the minimum player requirements (4 registered players) available to play on game day, they are eligible to have a player play as a ‘fill-in’ that is not on their roster to have the minimum requirements and will require the opposing team to approve. If registered players turn up after the game has commenced, the ‘fill-in’ will need to sub-out and will be unable to participate in the game from that point.
During the regular season, teams will accumulate Ladder Points that will determine their standings. They are as follows:
A nominated round during the season will be a Double Point Round. This is where the points towards the team Ladder Points will be double. They are as follows:
Teams that have a bye on the nominated round will have their opportunity on the following round. That team will only be eligible for double points. Their opponents will be eligible only for normal points.
If the committee deems that if a team is either too strong or too weak playing in the division, it is at their discretion to move them to the division they can compete fairly. It has always been Homegrown Basketball Australia goal to run a league that is fair and competitive. Teams will be informed a week prior to their move. There will be no more divisional changes after Round 4 of the competition.