BASKETBALL (Boys and Girls)
Procedures and Regulations
- All contests shall be governed by High School Federation Rules where applicable and/or as amended by the Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference and the Central Connecticut Conference.
- It is strongly recommended that for varsity games the official scorer and timer of the Home Team be at least 21 years of age.
- A top grade leather ball that is approved by the CIAC and displays the proper federation logo will be used for all contests.
- It is recommended that all team playersremain in their team bench area during their contests. Sub-varsity team members must be under the direct supervision of a coach when not participating in their contest.
- By mutual agreements, if both officials are assigned to work both varsity and junior varsity games, it is recommended that the varsity game be played first.
- Games will be scheduled primarilyon Tuesdays and Fridays.Adjustments to schedules may be made by mutual agreement if there is difficulty in scheduling a contest due to lack of available facilities or scheduling of officials.
- Starting timesfor contests are for the host team to determine. League policy suggestsFreshman – 3:45, Junior Varsity – 5:15 and Varsity – 7:00. Mutual agreements to schedule changes in time apply for weekend, makeup, or holiday contests. (Approved 3/12/15)
- Teams will play own division twice within their region and once with the other division in the region for 14 (or 15) or games. Teams will be scheduled 3 (or 4) crossovers in the other regions to complete an 18 game schedule. Two contests reserved for any other opponents scheduled by each individual school.
- Member schools will follow the Sportsmanship and Crowd Control Code established by the Executive Board of the Central Connecticut Conference.
- All Conference – 9 selections from 6 school divisions and 8 from 5 school divisions.
Format for selecting all conference (Adopted 11/5/15):
- Coaches would submit nominees to divisional coach advisors
- Nomination form will be created and provided to coaches
- Coaches will have an opportunity to discuss players
- A numbered ballot will be provided to coaches for voting (1-9 in 6 school divisions, 1-8 for same sports in 5 school divisions)
- Coaches cannot vote for their own players
- Each coach will vote for their top athletes (#1 being top choice and so on)
- The top player gets 9 points (6 school divisions), 8 points (5 school divisions)
- The top 9 or 8 depending on division) will be named all-conference
Reviewed: 12/3/09 BS 11/5/15