Travel with the ball from your goal line to the opposing team’s to score a point. In between the goal lines, there is passing, dribbling, blocking and of course hitting. Check out the rules for more details.
Basic qualification is an impairment in at least 3 of 4 limbs and decreased trunk control.
Each player is given a rating from 0.5 – 3.5 in increments of 0.5 depending on their level of ability.
This is 2 part test. The first is a bench test to measure strength and balance. The next is an evaluation on the court to determine if your bench test correctly determines your playing ability.
There are 4 players per team on the court. The sum of their classifications cannot be more than 8.
Regular basketball court- 94′ by 50′
-26′ 3″ by 5′ 3″
- Games are four 8-minute quarters.
- 4 timeouts for each team, plus 1 extra for each overtime played.
- One point is scored when the goal line is crossed with any two wheels of the ballcarrier’s wheelchair with possession of the ball.
- 10 Seconds: Players must dribble or pass or it’s a turnover.
- 12 Seconds: Ball must be advanced over half-court or it’s a turnover.
- 10 Seconds: Ball must be inbounded or it’s a turnover.
- 40 Seconds: Teams must score after the ball is inbounded or it’s a turnover.
- 10 Seconds: Offensive player cannot be in the key longer or it’s a turnover.
- Only three defenders are allowed in the key at one time or it’s a penalty. (There is a penalty box. Generally, players are released when the opposition scores a goal or when one minute served.)
- Hitting an opposing player’s chair behind the axles (a spin) is a turnover or a penalty.