Kaipara Basketball Spring Competition 3x3

We are thrilled to launch our Inaugural Spring 3x3 comp!

2022 3x3 DRAW >>>>>

When:  Sunday, 11 September 2022.

Where:  The MAZ (Mangawhai Activitiy Zone).

Time:  9AM, teams should arrive no later than 15 minutes before the game. 

Cost:  $60 per team.  Payments to Kaipara Basketball Association - 12-3094-0013606-00.

Registration:  Register via google form link via our pinned Facebook post or here - https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeGhrfZe60Fi3lv5xMWIzuG502LjuPFmHSHIm0SPeazlfaH9g/viewform

Registrations Close:  Sunday, 4 September 2022.


  • Men's Open (Born 2006 or older)
  • Women's Open (Born 2006 or older)
  • U15 Boys (Born 2007/2008)
  • U15 Girls (Born 2007/2008)
  • U13 Boys (Born 2009/2010/2011)
  • U13 Girls (Born 2009/2010/2011)

Other Details:  Teams of 4.  Max teams of 6 per grade.

Game Rules (per official FIBA 3x3 basketball rules)

  • Team Roster - 4 players (3 + 1 substitute).
  • Official(s) - Up to 2.
  • Table Officials - Up to 3 (scorer, scoreboard operator, shot-clock operator).
  • Time-outs - One 20 sec timeout per team.
  • Initial possession - Coin flip (note:  the team that wins the coin flip decides whether it takes the ball at the beginning of the game or leaves it, in order to get it in a potential overtime).
  • Scoring - 1 point and 2 points, if scored behind the arc.
  • Game duration - 10 minutes running clock.
  • Overtime - First team to score two (2) points wins the game.
  • Shot clock - 12 seconds.
  • Possession following a successful goal - Defense possession; right underneath the hoop; ball to be dribbled or passed to a player behind the arc; defensive team not allowed to play for the ball inside the 'no-charge semi-circle' area underneath the basket.
  • Substitutions - The substitute can enter the game after his teammate steps off the court behind the end line opposite the basket.  Substitutions require no action from the referees or table officials.