YMCA Basketball

Welcome to the 24rd Annual YMCA State Basketball Tournament


10U A Schedule 

This popular annual event, managed by the Suwanee Sports Academy staff, attracts teams from all over the State of Georgia with the purpose of crowning the YMCA State Champion.

Cost: $300.00 per Team 
Dates: Friday - Sunday, March 4-6, 2016 
Entry Deadline: February 19, 2016. (Tournament Fee and Roster)  
Location: Suwanee Sports Academy 
                                   (Contact) - Eric Eleton                                    
Information packets with tournament schedule will be posted and emailed after Friday February 19, 2016.  Spaces are limited (First come first served basis).  
There will not be any refunds after the entry deadline date.
3640 Burnette Rd 
Suwanee, GA 30024 
Phone: 770-614-6686 / Fax: 770-614-6993
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Age Divisions: 10 & Under, 12 & Under, 14 & Under (Boys and Girls) 
Roster Size: Maximum 12 Players
Age Cutoff Date: January 1, 2016.  (Whatever age the player is on this date will 
18 & Under (Boys Only)
Eligibility: All players must be YMCA members for 90 days prior to the tournament).  
Players may play up an age division but may not play down. 
A player can only play for one team.  
Each player must have a birth certificate.
Tournament and / or played in your YMCA league.

2016 YMCA State Basketball 

Tournament Format: Each team is guaranteed 3 games. There will be winner’s bracket and a consolation bracket.  1st, 2nd, and 3rd place will come from the winner’s bracket.  
 The 10 & under age division will play on a 9ft goal.  
 28.5 size ball will be used for 10 & under, 12 & under and all 
girl teams.
 Official size basketball will be use for the 14 & up age 
 All games will be 8 minute quarters with a running clock.  
 The clock will stop the last two minutes of the 2nd and 4th 
 Overtime will be three minutes and clock will stop the last 
 Free substitution for all games, 
 2 Technical fouls on an individual (player or coach) disqualifies 
him/her from the tournament. 
 5 fouls per player.
 Any defense will be allowed. 
 If a team is up by 20 points or more the clock will run.  
 If a team is up by 15 points then that team cannot full court 
 There will be no Protest
Awards: Team trophies will be awarded to the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place finishers in the winner’s bracket.  
The consolation bracket will play for placement only.  Individual awards will be given to the 1st place finishers in the winner’s bracket.
Cancellations: Unless 4 teams are entered in a specific age division, that division will be canceled.  Teams will be notified one week prior to the tournament.
Conduct: Officials will be instructed to call poor sportsmanship infractions on coaches, players, and spectators more closely than in regular games.  A pre-game pledge of sportsmanship will be held at mid court prior to each game.  The pledge will be conducted by the coaches.  In addition, all players and coaches will be expected to meet at half court at the end of each game for a handshake to show good sportsmanship.
Next Step: Mail Roster Sheet and Tournament fee by February 19, 2016. 
Check In: Complete roster sheet with (3) signatures, copy of birth certificate 
Mail check made out to:
Suwanee Sports Academy 
3640 Burnett Road 
Suwanee, Ga. 30024
Hotel Information:   For Hotel information please go to: 
www.ssasports.com/housingYMCA State Tournament – State Event