3 v 3 Adult Basketball League


Resident Total: $200.00 / Non-Resident Total: $200.00

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Location: Payne Recreation Center

Fee (Resident/Non-Resident): $200.00 / $200.00

Start Date: 01/23/2023

End Date: 03/20/2023


Type: PRC Programs & Events

Status: Open

Resident Registration Period: 11/7/2022 12:00:00 AM - 1/8/2023 12:00:00 AM

Non-Resident Registration Period: 11/7/2022 12:00:00 AM - 1/8/2023 12:00:00 AM

Age: 18 - 99

Gender: Male

Class Capacity: 4 - 8

Registrants: 0

Waitlist Count: 0


Must register as a team. No individual registration allowed. This will be a 7-week regular season league. Followed by a single game elimination tournament.  Games are played on Monday evenings starting at 5:45 PM. Games are 30 minutes in length and played half-court on one hoop. Each team must have a minimum of 4 players on their roster and may have up to 6 players maximum on their roster. There is a Mandatory Team Captains Meeting on January 11th at 6 PM at the Payne Rec Center. Teams are required to provide their own color matching jerseys with numbers either on the front or back, preferably reversible.


2023 Adult 3 v. 3 Basketball Code of Conduct

  1. The Manager or Captain of a team is responsible for the conduct of their players before, during, and after the game, until they leave the premises. Failure to comply with the rules, will subject the offender, his manager or captain to disciplinary action.


  1. All games will be played on the property of the PRC. All rules and regulations for this facility will be observed and enforced.


  1. A complete team roster, printed or typed, must be submitted before the first game each team plays. NO additional players can be added after the first game. The team captain is responsible for the accuracy of the team roster. Any exceptions to the rule will have to be approved by the sports & fitness program coordinator.


  1. A minimum of 4 players must be carried on a roster and a maximum of 6 players may be carried on any roster. Players must be 18 years old. No player can play on more than one (1) team in the same league.


  1. Teams must have same color shirts or jerseys with numbers on the front or back by the SECOND game of the season. Teams will forfeit games if they do not have three players in uniform that meet the requirements. Reversible Jerseys or a back-up set of shirts are encouraged. Only ONE player per team may have a jersey with no number. This player will be 00. 


  1. All games will be played in accordance with league schedule. It is the team captains’ responsibility to ensure teams have the most up to date schedule. Captains should check their email and routinely to get the latest scheduling updates.


  1. Absolutely NO tobacco or alcoholic beverages will be permitted in any building. Offenders will be prohibited from playing in the next regularly scheduled game and may be removed from the roster.  Spectators will not be allowed back the rest of the season.


  1. Any act of unsportsmanlike conduct, including the use of profane, abusive, or insulting

language, will cause the removal of the offending player by order of officials or supervisor. Continuing abuse will result in suspension and may cause removal from the league.  A player ejected from the game must leave the building within five minutes or else game will be forfeited. A player that is ejected is automatically suspended for a full 7 days. Player may face additional suspension based on referee recommendation to gym supervisor and after review by league supervisor.


  1. If a player receives four technical fouls during the season they will be removed from the league without refund.


  1. Any aggressive act against a game official will result in immediate suspension of the offending player from all sport programs sponsored by the City of Moraine.


  1. T-shirts will be awarded to tournament champions. In case of ties within the standings – winners will be decided by the following:


  1. Head-to-Head Record
  2. Most Wins against top four teams
  3. Point Differential
  4. Coin Flip


  1. All 8 teams will make the postseason tournament.


2023 Adult 3 v. 3 Basketball Rules

All games will follow Ohio High School Rules with the following exceptions:


Beginning of the Game


  1. 5-minute grace period. Teams are expected to arrive 10 minutes prior to start time. If a team does not have 3 players on the court 5 minutes past game time, the game will be ruled a forfeit. Teams that forfeit two consecutive games or three games total will be removed from the league without refund.


  1. A player must sign in on the team roster sheet before they enter the game. ID can be requested by PRC staff, Officials or Scorekeeper. Any teams found to be using an unregistered player will forfeit the game.



  1. No facial, neck, or wrist jewelry permitted (earrings, nose rings, necklaces, watches, etc.) A player will not play until the jewelry has been removed.  Technical(s) will be given, if necessary.


  1. A coin flip shall determine which team gets the first possession. The team that wins the coin flip can either choose to benefit from the ball possession at the beginning of the game or at the beginning of the 2nd





  1. Every shot inside the arc shall be awarded 1 point.


  1. Every shot behind the arc shall be awarded 2 points.


  1. Every successful free throw shall be awarded 1 point.




NO DUNKING AT ANY TIME!  Dunking will result in a progressive disciplinary action

½ game suspension for first attempt (If dunking occurs in the first half of play, player is ejected rest of game. If dunking occurs in second half, player is ejected for remainder of game as well as first half of next game)

Full game suspension for second attempt.

After third attempt, player will be removed from the league without refund.


Playing Time/Timeouts


  • A game will consist of two 15-minute halves with a running clock. Two-minute halftime. Regulation clock will prevail the last two minutes of the second half unless a team is ahead by 15 or more points.  Clock will not be stopped at any other time except emergency and timeouts. Overtime will be two minutes.  Clock stops in overtime. Sudden death will occur if score is still tied after first overtime.


  • Each team will be permitted one timeout per half. Timeouts are 60 seconds in length. Timeouts for injuries will not count. Timeouts do not carry over.


Fouls/Free Throws

  • A team is in penalty situation after it has committed 6 fouls. Players foul out from the game after picking up their 6th personal foul.


  • Fouls during the act of shooting inside the arc shall be awarded 1 free throw, while fouls during the act of shooting behind the arc shall be awarded 2 free throws.


  • Fouls during the act of shooting followed by a successful field goal shall be awarded 1 additional free throw.


  • Team fouls 7-9 will be rewarded 1 shot and possession of the ball if free throw is made. Team fouls 10 and above will be rewarded 2 shots and possession of the ball if the 2nd free throw is made. The game shall continue with an exchange of the ball behind the arc at the top of the court after a technical or unsportsmanlike foul.


  • Two player/coach conduct technical fouls will result in player being ejected. Three (3) total unsportsmanlike fouls in a game may cause the game to be terminated.  Unsportsmanlike conduct is not tolerated in the Moraine 3 v. 3 Adult Basketball league.

Note: no free throws are awarded after offensive foul.


How the Ball is Played


Following each successful field goal or last free throw:

  • A player from a non-scoring team will start with a check-ball, i.e., an exchange of the ball (between the defensive and offensive player) behind the arc at the top of the court. The ball must be passed in (not dribbled) from behind the arc. The defensive player is not allowed to steal the ball from the player passing the ball in. The defensive player may try to steal the in-play pass.

*The only exception is after 7 team fouls. If the offensive team makes their last free throw, they will receive possession of the ball again.


  • Following each unsuccessful field goal or last free throw (except those followed by ball possession):
  • If the offensive team rebounds the ball, it may continue to attempt to score without returning the ball behind the arc.


  • –If the defensive team rebounds the ball, it must clear the ball behind the arc (by passing or dribbling).
  • If the defensive team steals or blocks the ball, it must clear the ball behind the arc (by passing or dribbling)


  • Possession of the ball given to either team following any dead ball situation shall start with a check-ball, i.e., an exchange of the ball (between the defensive and the offensive player) behind the arc at the top of the court.


  • A player is “behind the arc” when neither of his feet are inside nor stepping on the arc.


  • In the event of a jump ball situation, the defensive team shall be rewarded the ball.






Assumption of Risk, Release of Liability and Indemnification

I have registered for the 3 v 3 Adult Basketball Leauge. I understand there is risk of participation in any Moraine Parks and Recreation Program which include, but not limited to, death, serious injury, and physical impairments to my body. I assume responsibility for injury, loss or damage resulting directly or indirectly from participation in this program and will not institute any negligence or claim against the City of Moraine, its agents, or any other person who could be held liable either in their individual or official capacities.

I agree to hold the above-named parties harmless from any liability for any personal or property injury. I hereby fully release and discharge The City of Moraine or its agents for any personal injury or property claim resulting from my actions. 

I understand that these activities are performed under this specific agreement. I agree to indemnify and defend the City from any loss, liability, damage or cost the City may incur due to the my participation in the 3 v 3 Adult Basketball League. I hereby understand that this Assumption of Risk, Release of Liability and Indemnity agreement is intended to be as broad and inclusive as permitted by the laws of the State of Ohio and that if any portion of the agreement is held invalid, it is agreed that the balance shall continue in full legal force and effect.


The contact will be automatically added to the class as a registrant if someone drops out from a full class.