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June 10-11 & June 17
17th Annual
5on5 Friendship Cup

Roosevelt Park, NYC

 


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June 1, 2017

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June 10-11 & 17

"STREETBALL & BUBBLE TEAS"

Summer is just around the corner and ASIANHOOPS.COM is proud to be hosting the
17th Annual 5on5 FRIENDSHIP CUP on June 10-11 and June 18 at Roosevelt Park in Chinatown.

The FRIENDSHIP CUP gives players of all abilities a chance to form a team of friends, family members, or just those who love the game to play some 5on5 full court streetball. It's a chance to hang out with friends; or even grab some dumplings and a bubble tea in Chinatown.

This year's edition can feature eight divisions of play:

Saturday, June 10: Men's B, Men's C, Men's C+
Sunday, June 11: Boys 11u, 13u, 15u, 18u, Women's
Saturday, June 17: Men's Open

Divisions are limited to either 4 or 6 teams each with every team guaranteed to play in 3 games and a chance to compete for a championship even if you lose one game. Deadline to sign your team up to play is Wednesday, June 3rd. But divisions are usually filled way before the deadline date.

So don't wait, reserve a spot for your team now. Click here to sign up.

ONLY A LIMITED NUMBER OF SPOTS AVAILABLE FOR EACH DIVISION,
SO SIGN YOUR TEAM UP NOW

Format: Each team is guaranteed to play in a total of 3 games. The tournament format will be similar to 2011 with each division limited to only 4 or 6 teams only. This allows teams a chance to compete for a championship even if they lose one game.

 

For more info:email: rockits@asianhoops.com

17th Annual 5on5 Friendship Cup

DIVISONS OF PLAY

RULES

AWARDS 

SITE LOCATION
& DIRECTIONS

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ELIGIBILITY

$195/TEAM - MEN'S and WOMEN'S DIVISIONS

$185/TEAM - ALL BOYS DIVISIONS

DEADLINE TO ENTER IS Friday, June 2, 2017 or till divisions are filled. Whichever comes first.

For more information, email Denny Lee, rockits@asianhoops.com

HOW TO SIGN UP YOUR TEAM:

REGISTER ONLINE:THREE WAYS TO PAY ONLINE: To guarantee or reserve a spot for your team immediately and before the divisions are filled, go to www.asianhoops.com and:
1) Pay by credit card
(please note that there will be an additional charge of $9.00 which covers the cost of credit card fees).
2) If you already have a
paypal account, then you can save on service fees by sending the entry fee amount to rockits@asianhoops.com.
3) Transfer funds through
CHASE QUICKPAY. Transfer the money to rockits@verizon.net.
Checks should be made payable to:
New York Rockits Athletes In Action Inc.

After payment, please send an email to rockits@asianhoops.com with your team name and division playing in so that I can reserve a place for your team. Your team is accepted to play after a confirmation email is sent to your team.

2017 ENTRY FEES - PAY BY CREDIT CARD
 

DIVISIONS OF PLAY

Saturday, June 10 at Roosevelt Park (Grand Street & Houston Street)

MEN'S C (limit 6 teams) - This division is for ideally suited for players who just like to play for fun and decided to gather up a few friends and form a team and play some 5on5. Players ages can range from 17-55. This division is really for those that play once in awhile and who enjoy just hanging with the boys.(For Fun Only) Players playing in this division can not play in any other division of the Friendship Cup.
IMPORTANT: In addition, players who exhibit skills of an (A or B player) will be deemed ineligible to play immediately subject to the orgnanizer's discretion.

MEN'S C+ (limit 6 teams) - This division is for those players that have some skill but don't play in any leagues or teams. Just a bunch of weekend warriors who have some game when they go out to hoop it up. (Slightly competitive)

MEN'S B (limit 6 teams) - This division is perfect for teams or players who are somewhat competitive. If you've won the C or C+ division before or have made it to the finals, then this division is your next step up. It's a division where players play 1-2 times a week either in a league, a team or with a bunch of friends at a gym. Boys 18-under teams can also play in this division.(Somewhat competitive)

Sunday, June 11 at Roosevelt Park (Grand Street)

BOY'S 18U (limit 6 teams) - exactly like it says - players aged 18 and under only. This division will feature players and teams that are on the rise in the Asian hoops scene.

BOYS JUNIOR 15-UNDER (limit 6 teams) - This division is where the boys begin to showcase their skills.

BOYS JUNIOR 13-UNDER (limit 6 teams) - Let's get the young uns in the mix and let them start playing against boys their own age.

BOYS JUNIOR 11-UNDER (limit 6 teams) - It's where everyone begins and a time where having fun is just as important.

Saturday, June 17 at Roosevelt Park (Grand Street)

MEN'S BB (limit 6 teams) - Another opportunity for those teams or players who are somewhat competitive. If you've won the C or C+ division before or have made it to the finals, then this division is your next step up. (Somewhat competitive)

MEN'S A (limit 6 teams) - Here is where your team doesn't care who they play. To be the best, you play the best and beat the best. (competitive)

WOMEN'S (limit 6 teams) - An opportunity for the girls or women to show their skills.

MEN'S 40+ (limit 6 teams) - An opportunity for those who are just a little bit older but still love to play the game.

AWARDS: The Champions 5on5 Friendship Cup will be awarded to 1st and 2nd place teams.

TOURNAMENT FORMAT
Divisions will be made up of either a 4 team or 6 teams only.
(A six team division will be divided into two groups of three teams each. Each group plays against those in their own group for a chance to play in the championship. Bottom line, even if you lose one game you still got a chance to play in the "CHIP" unlike in past editions if you lose one game you can't play in the "CHIP").

REFEREES: Certified I.A.A.B.O. referees or referees in training

WHO CAN PLAY: ELIGIBILITY: Only players of at least 50% East/Southeast Asian descent are eligible to participate in the tournament. The definition of a player of East/Southeast Asian decent is as follows: at least one parent must be of 100% East/Southeast Asian heritage. (Nationalities are as follows: Chinese, Filipinos, Koreans, Vietnamese, Thai, Cambodian, Burmese, Malaysian, Indonesian, Singaporeans and Japanese) The burden of proof is on the player. If a player's eligibility is challenged, then he/she must present documentation that is legible (questions - please email us). Exception: Players of South Asian descent (Indian, Pakistani, Bangladesh) will be accepted to play on a case to case basis (proof of ethnicity must be submitted by February 15th) in the following divisions: Boys 18U and Men's divisions. Contact the tournament coordinator prior to registration.

LOCATION:

Roosevelt Park - Grand Street Courts
Grand Street between Forsyth Street & Chrystie Street

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RULES, REGULATIONS, and TOURNAMENT FORMAT

High School federation rules apply in all games subject to the following modifications:
1. Each team will play in at least three games throughout the tournament. Upon completion of the preliminaries, teams will advance into the playoff round dependent of their seeding.
2. The length of each game is either 16 or 18 minutes per half. The first half is running time with the last 15 seconds stop time. The last two minutes of the game is stop time. During the last minute, the clock stops on all made baskets and any whistles by the referee.
3. Overtime will be as follows: 2 minutes total with the last minute=stop time.
4. Each team will be entitled to two (2) time outs per game. They do not carry over into overtime. Each team is allowed one time out in the overtime period. Halftime is two (2) minutes.
5. One and one situation will be in effect on the seventh (7) team foul. Two shots will be awarded on the tenth (10) team foul. Players may enter the free throw lane on the release of the ball, while the shooter waits until it hits. The 4-2 rule will be in effect.
6. Each team must begin the game with five players. After fouling out, a player may not reenter
7. Each player is allowed five (5) personal fouls and on the fifth foul that player will be disqualified. If a team has less than five players on the court, they can continue to play or forfeit or until the team has less than two players.
8. Flagrant fouls will be penalized with foul shots and/or ejection from the tournament. Fighting is strictly forbidden and players and/or teams may be disqualified from the tournament. The following penalties will be assessed immediately: 1st fight - player or players will be disqualified from the tournament. 2nd fight - team will be disqualified from the tournament. Other penalties to follow. 9. A team not ready to start their game will forfeit. Teams are required to be present (1/2 hour prior) at the designated court for their game.
10. Each team must wear uniforms that are of the same color and with numbers designated on the front or back. Failure to do so will result in technical fouls for each player without the proper color and a number. Each team should have two sets of colored shirts (one light color and one dark color). 11. When asked, all participants must be able to present some type of photo identification (passport, birth certificates, etc.) that proves their age or nationality. If a protest is lodged, the burden of proof is on you to prove otherwise. Failure to do so will result in your disqualification from the game and tournament. All protests must be lodged by the coach and/or team captain by notifying the tournament coordinator in the respective gym before the start of any scheduled game.
12. Players may play on more than one team as long as it is not in the same age division (youth divisions only). However, players are only allowed to play for a team that's part of their own organization and only if tht team has less than nine players. Please inform the tournament coordinator prior to doing this. This rule does not apply to Men's divisions.
13. After the jump ball to begin the game, all ties ups will be decided by the alternate possession rule.
14. NO DUNKING IS PERMITTED DURING ANY WARM UP TIME OR ANYTIME, EXCEPT DURING THE GAME. Teams will be assessed technical fouls for this infraction.
15. TEAM FORFEITS: Any team that forfeits a game either by not showing up on time or walking off the court during a game may be disqualified from the tournament pending the approval of the tournament director. Teams not ready to start at the scheduled start time will be assessed a 2 point penalty for every minute up to a total of 5 minutes at which time a forfeit will be declared.
16. Tie breaking Procedure: two-team tie - head to head, win/loss between the two teams tied. Three-team tie - head to head among three teams tied, then total point differential of the three teams tied against each other. If two teams are tied after this, go back to head to head. Further ties, total point differential of teams in your division. Four team ties - settle the highest ranking team first, then revert back to three team tie break rules, and so on. Point differential is capped at maximum of twenty (20) per game.
17.
Only players of at least 50% East/Southeast Asian descent are eligible to participate in the tournament. The definition of a player of East/Southeast Asian decent is as follows: at least one parent must be of 100% East/Southeast Asian heritage. (Nationalities are as follows: Chinese, Filipinos, Koreans, Vietnamese, Thai, Cambodian, Burmese, Malaysian, Indonesian, Singaporeans and Japanese) The burden of proof is on the player. If a player's eligibility is challenged, then he/she must present documentation that is legible (questions - please email us). Exception: Players of South Asian descent (Indian, Pakistani, Bangladesh) will be accepted to play on a case to case basis (proof of ethnicity will be required in advance) in the following divisions: Boys 18+ and all men's divisions. Contact the tournament coordinator at prior to registration.
18. Food and Drink: please throw all garbage in there proper receptacles.
19. Conduct: Each team is responsible for the conduct of its players, fans, etc. There is a zero tolerance policy regarding fighting and acts of violence. Any player or team personnel committing an act of violence will be (i) ejected from the game, (ii) disqualified for the remainder of the tournament and (iii) asked to leave the venue immediately. If circumstances warrant, violators will be remanded to local law enforcement authorities. Also, at tournament staff/directors discretion, any player, coach, team support personnel, tournament participant, or fan exhibiting conduct unbecoming to the event may be subject to disqualification from the tournament and ejection from venues at any time.
20. Eligibility Protest Procedures: Teams must submit eligibility protest to referee and tournament coordinator prior to the start of game Each protest must include a fee of $50 in cash payable to the tournament organizer. If protest is valid and upheld, your $50 will be refunded. If your protest is invalid or you are wrong, then the $50 will not be refunded.
21. Work Teams: Teams are required to work their assigned games during preliminary play and during the playoff/consolation round of the tournament. We appreciate your help as this will help make the tournament run smoother.
22. Closely Guarded: When a player is legally guarded by a defensive player within 6 feet, that player shall not hold the ball for five seconds or dribble for 5 seconds.