Rules

Game rules - Lampe Challenge 2017

Boys/Girls 02


  • All games are played 4 x 8 min effective time.
  • The clock will be stopped the last 2 minutes in the fourth quarter if a basket is made.
  • In gyms with no shotclock the referees will call out the remaning time.
  • Zone defense is allowed.
  • Overtime periods is 3 min until a winner is decided.
  • Ball size: 7 (Boys), 6 (Girls)
  • The team which stands as the home team in the schedule will use a light-colored uniform and the other team will use a dark.

Boys/Girls 03-04


  • All games are played 4 x 8 min effective time.
  • The clock will be stopped the last 2 minutes in the fourth quarter if a basket is made.
  • In gyms with no shotclock the referees will call out the remaning time.
  • Zone defense is not allowed.
  • Zone press is allowed on the front court.
  • Overtime periods is 3 min until a winner is decided.
  • Ball size: 6
  • The team which stands as the home team in the schedule will use a light-colored uniform and the other team will use a dark.

Boys/Girls 05


  • All games are played 4 x 6 min effective time.
  • The clock will be stopped the last 2 minutes in the fourth quarter if a basket is made.
  • In gyms with no shotclock the referees will call out the remaning time.
  • Zone defense is not allowed.
  • Zone press is allowed on the front court.
  • Overtime periods is 2 min until a winner is decided.
  • Ball size: 6 (boys and girls)
  • The team which stands as the home team in the schedule will use a light-colored uniform and the other team will use a dark.

In addition to the rules above the Lampe Challenge follow FIBA-rules from 2010.

Each team/coachis responsible for the behaviour of the team's supporters/parents. If supporters/parents are causing disturbance or in other ways behave in conflict with the tournament values, the head referee shall stop the game. The game will not continue until the coach has resolved the situation with the supporters/parents.


All teams are placed in groups where they play against each other (round-robin).


Groups that includes 4 teams:


  • The first and second placed teams meet in the final.
  • The third and fourth placed teams meet playing for third prize
  • Groups that includes 8 teams are are divided into two smaller groups of 4 teams each:

Groups that includes 8 teams:
  • The first placed teams from the two diffrent groups meet in the final.
  • The second best placed teams meet playing for third prize
  • The third best placed teams meet playing for 5th and 6th place.
  • The fourth best placed teams meet playing for 7th and 8th place

Group placement:*

If two teams have the same points, the team that won the mutual game will be placed higher.

If more than two teams have the same points, the order is decided according to:

1. Number of wins between the tied teams.

2. Score difference between the tied teams.

3. Total score difference in the series.

4. Total scores made in the series.

5. Drawing of lots.

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