Heat Policy

Duty of care Melbourne East Basketball Association Domestic Competition incorporate when the temperature exceeds 34 degrees during the day and remains oppressive at night.

Timing Regulations
For Senior Domestic – 4 x 8 minute quarters will be played
For Junior Weeknight Domestic – 4 x 8 minute quarters will be played

For Junior Saturday Domestic – 4 x 9 minute quarters will be played

1 time out per team per quarter allowed

CLOCK DOES NOT STOP DURING THESE TIME OUTS
2 minute break at 1/4 and 3/4 time
3 minute break at 1/2 time
As per normal games team fouls are to be calculated per half.
No time outs in the last 2 minutes of the first half
Clock to stop on all whistles in the last 2 minutes

Be smart! Beat the heat!
– Drink plenty of water before, during and after playing sport.
– Be sure to warm up before and cool down after exercise
– Place yourself during the game
– Call substitutions frequently throughout the game

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Last Updated: 1 March 2019