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Ankeny Centennial Classic

  • 3rd-7thGrade Boys and Girls

January 5-6, 2019 - Registration Deadline December 16th

  • 3 game guarantee in bracket format

All Boys divisions will play on Saturday, January 5th 

  • 3rdgrade boys times TBD
  • 4thgrade boys at 8 am, 10 am and Noon
  • 5thgrade boys at 9 am, 11 am and 1 pm
  • 6thgrade boys at 2 pm, 4 pm and 6 pm
  • 7thgrade boys at 3 pm, 5 pm and 7 pm

All Girls divisions will play on Sunday, January 6th

  • 3rdgrade girls times TBD
  • 4thgrade girls at 8 am, 10 am and Noon
  • 5thgrade girls at 9 am, 11 am and 1 pm
  • 6thgrade girls at 2 pm, 4 pm and 6 pm
  • 7thgrade girls at 3 pm, 5 pm and 7 pm
  • Games will be held at Ankeny Community School district gymnasiums
  • ONLY SCHOOL BALL TEAMS ALLOWED. No All-star or Club teams

Payment Information

  • $175 entry fee (Register at www.tourneymachine.com– Search Ankeny Centennial Club)
  • All teams must be paid before their first game
  • Admission: $6 adults, $3 kids
  • Full refund prior to registration deadline (or when we close registration due to reaching capacity)
  • $75 prior to schedule release, No refund after schedule is published

General Guidelines

  • No outside food or drink. There will be a concession stand available.
  • Seating is available at each location. Please do not bring your own chairs or seating.
  • Teams will provide their own warm-up balls.
  • No dribbling or using the basketballs anywhere other than the gyms.


Rules of the Game

o   Home team is listed first on the schedule (light jerseys if available)

  • Each team MUST provide one adult scorekeeper/clock operator for their games. 
  • Two 20-minute halves, 3 minutes for halftime 
  • Continuous clock until the last two minutes of the game
  • 3 – 1 minute time outs per game. Clock stops during all time outs (can only carry over 2 time outs for the 2nd half)
  • Overtime – 1 minute (clock will stop). If a third overtime is played, this game will be sudden death (first team to score wins). One time out per team in overtime
  • 3 point shot scored in all divisions (note: Tournament committee reserves the right to change this allowance if ALL gyms in a division do not have the 3 point arc drawn on the court)
  • All age groups will use 28.5″ ball (per IHSAA & IGHSAU rules)
  • Full court press allowed UNLESS team ahead by 15 or more points (See 4thgrade specific rules below)
  • Players must be all in same grade level or below 
  • Players may play on only one team per age group/division
  • If a team uses an ineligible player, ALL past games are forfeited that they played
  • 10′ hoops (3rdgrade girls divisions will be at 9’)
  • Start next game on time or up to 5 minutes early if running ahead of schedule
  • Should a coach or player receive 2 technical fouls in a game he/she will leave the gym and lose the privilege of participating in the tournament
  • All rules not covered here will follow the Iowa High School Athletic Association and the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union (IHSAA & IGHSAU)
  • 3rdand 4thgrade rules only
    – No zone defense — double teaming IS allowed
    – No full court press allowed except for the last minute of the game and during one minute of overtime
    – Stealing allowed at half court

Tournament/Pool Play

  1. All divisions will play an 8-team championship/consolation bracket. If a division does not have 8 teams, pool play will be used and may include a championship round. Pool play tiebreakers are listed below.
  2. Win/Loss record
  3. Head to head
  4. Points differential (Max +15, Min -15)
  5. Points allowed
  6. Coin flip


1stand 2ndplace in each bracket

Additional Information

–– All fans, coaches, and players are responsible for displaying good sportsmanship, which includes respect for the officials. We have a zero tolerance policy for poor sportsmanship. Coaches are responsible for the conduct of their players and fans.

– ACBC reserves the right to modify schedule in case of inclement weather.

The Ankeny Centennial Basketball Club reserves the right to qualify the rules at the tournament at their discretion.