The categories U11-U12 are played according to the Easy Basket rules from the Swedish Basketball Federation apart from the exceptions below.

Game time

Playing time is 4 x 6 minutes. The time is not stopped the last three minutes.

No time-outs, one minute pause between each period.

Players / Substitutions

The games are played 5 on 5 (Normal size court)

Each player has to play at least one period and sit on the bench at least one period. That means, that the team has to contain at least 7 players to play with 5 players on court every period. If you have less than 7 players in the team, you will have to play some period with 4 or 3 players on the court.

Substitutions can only be made between periods or if a player is injured. If you substitute an injured player, the substitute will count as a player for the entire period.

Penalty for incorrect substitutions: B-technical foul for coach.

Ball size / Baskets

All games are played with ball size 5 on low baskets, 260 cm.


No three-point shots. No bonus shot when a player is fouled while scoring. The scoringteam gets one extra point (Total 3) added in the score sheet. The fouling team will get an inbound pass at the base line.


A player is fouled out at the fourth personal foul.

No team fouls.

No foul shots. If a player is foul in the range of shooting the shooting team will be awarded one point and the ball from the baseline.

If a technical or unsortsmanlike foul is called the opponents will be awarded one point and given the ball at the centre line extended.


Ball returned to the backcourt is not a violation.

A player is allowed to take/grab the ball from an opponent, this is not a violation.


Zone defence is not allowed. Penalty: First time official warning, second time B-technical foul on coach.

Full court press defence is not allowed for a team who has a lead of more than 20 points.

(Situation: one team has only 4 players on court due to fouls/injuries etc..= opposing team has to play man-man still = 2 players on 5 man team have to play man-man on same player... No zone allowed)

Overtime periods

Regulation ties are decided by overtime played 1x2 minutes until the winner of the game is decided. The possession arrow is applied.

Shot clock (24 sec/14 sec)

The shot clock is unobserved but the referee can signal for 10 seconds left of the offense if a team, in judgement of the referee, is deliberately delaying the game or if the ball does not touch the basket in due time.

Uniform colours

If both tams play in the same colour it is up to Team B to change their uniforms. If, by any instance, the team cannot change and Team A instead have to change the team will start with a 10-0 advantage.

/Version 2020/