Before you get started with registering your team, read through some of the rules and info for potential Bay Ballers.

Teams are placed in age division according to the oldest player on the team. There are 9 divisions: Men's Open, Men's Youth (ages 15-17), Men's Youth (ages 12-14), Men's Over 40 (All players must be 40 or over), Women's Open, Women's Youth (ages 15-17), Women's Youth (ages 12-14), Unified Team (includes SOTX athletes) and Corporate (All players from same business).

Bay Ball Rules

  1. Each team captain will receive an emailed confirmation upon receipt of the team’s registration form and entry fee. At least one member of each team MUST be present at Team Check-In on Friday, July 29 at Academy Sports + Outdoors to pick up the team’s packet. A complete set of rules will be issued at check-in.
  2. Each team will consist of four players, 12 years or older. All four players must be listed on the entry form. No changes to your team can be made once the first game has been played. All players must sign a waiver prior to registration. Players under the age of 18 must have a waiver signed by a parent or guardian.
  3. Teams are divided into the listed divisions. Division breakdowns will be made with emphasis on four categories: experience, gender, age and height. Divisions will be finalized by grouping teams according to registration form information. All teams will be placed in a division with other teams of similar ability.
  4. All teams will be guaranteed a minimum of three games. Bay Ball Ballyhoop will be a double elimination tournament. Games will be played to 15 points or 30 minutes.
  5. Eligibility of High School and College Athletes: We are not responsible for determining a particular athlete’s eligibility. If you have any questions, please contact your basketball coach or director.
  6. Bay Ball Ballyhoop reserves the right to limit the number of teams in the tournament.
  7. The Tournament Operations Staff reserves the right to spot-check height, weight, age, etc. throughout the tournament. False information will be grounds for dismissal from play. Each team member is required to have personal identification on-site during tournament competition.