Year 3&4 Boys
9th November 2021
*Times are subject to change so please keep an eye out
Primary School Host (TBD)
Each team has 6 players on the court at the start of a game.
⇒ 3 games. Games last 2 minutes.
⇒ 3 balls in the Dead Zone at the start of a game
⇒ At a game’s start 3 players from each team run to gain
possession of the balls. Balls must be taken or passed to
the back of the court before the first attempts are made.
⇒ The Leading team, in the game, has 5 seconds to throw
balls at their opponents, when it has possession of more
than two balls. Throws must be ‘Valid Attempts’. Leading
teams can retain possession of one ball.
⇒ When you catch a throw from an opposing player, they are
out and one of your players comes back in. Players are
allowed to fumble a ball while catching; but they must retain
possession at the end of the catching action, while remaining on
pitch, and without ball touching any other player or any other
ball, object or surface.
⇒ Catches bring players who are out back into the game in
rotation – FOFI (first out – first in).
⇒ You can use a ball in your possession to block a thrown
ball, but you are out if the ball is knocked from your hands
when you try to block the incoming ball.
⇒ You win a game by putting out all the opposing team, or by
having more players left on court at the end of the game.
⇒ Substitutions are allowed between the 2-minute games.
You are out
When a ball hits you directly, which is thrown by an opponent
When an opposing player catches your throw;
When you step into the Dead Zone (hands/arms are allowed);
When you touch a boundary line or touch the floor/wall/barrier
over a boundary line or on the opponent’s side of the court;
When the referee calls you out, for any reason.