Social Basketball Competition

Play Basketball


  • 5 players/side
  • 1 female player/side on court at all times
  • A minimum of 4 players must start the game, the 5th player must be on court within 5 minutes of game time
  • Only 1 A Grade player/side is allowed on court at any one time
  • Teams must wear matching bibs (supplied by UC Rec & Sport).
  • Teams may register an unlimited number of players, only registered players are permitted to participate.



  • 12-minute halves, 2-minute half time (30-minute turn-around time)
  • Running clock games
  • No 24 sec. shot clock
  • 3, 5 and 8-second rules apply
  • Teams must be ready before the start of their game.


Normal FIBA Basketball rules apply, except for the following alterations:

  • Shooting fouls: If someone is fouled in the act of shooting, the attacking team will receive an automatic 2 points (or 3points) in place of shooting free throws. If someone is fouled in the act of shooting and the shot subsequently goes in then they will automatically receive 1 extra point.
  • Blocks - Men cannot block Women’s shots (such blocks will be called as a shooting foul as per the rules above).
  • Substitutions - Unlimited “flying” substitutions.


  • Friday afternoons 2 - 5pm
  • Sunday evenings 12pm - 4pm
  • Breaks for University holidays
  • Draws and other information about the competition will be posted on UC Sport Competitions Facebook Page

Fees to play in the Social Sport Basketball Competition:

 Per team, per TERMPer team, per SEMESTER*
STUDENT $130.00 $250.00
COMMUNITY $160.00 $300.00


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