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3x3 Basketball

3x3 basketball is considered the number one urban team sport.

3x3 is simple and flexible enough to be played anywhere by anybody. All you need is a hoop, a half-court and six players. Events can be staged at iconic outdoor and indoor locations.

The rules are very simple and designed to make it a fast, spectacular and exciting game. The non-stop music brings an authentic urban culture atmosphere, which attracts a new young audience to the games.

TOTAL ATHLETES
160 Athletes (80 women and 80 men)

EVENTS/CATEGORIES
Women / Men / Tournament by Team / Dunk Contest (men) / Shoot-out Contest (women)

RULES

1

A team consists of four players, three players on the court, and one substitute.

2

The game is played on a half court, on one basket, in one period of ten (10) minutes playing time.

3

The first team to score 21 points (or more) in regulation, or the team that is leading the game at the end of the 10 minutes, is the winner.

4

The scoring rules allow one or two points for a successful shot. One point is awarded for shots from the free throw line and for shots from all positions inside the arc (within the 6.75-metre line). Shots behind the arc (beyond the 6.75-metre line) are awarded two points.

5

The team must attempt a shot for a field goal within twelve (12) seconds.

6

There is no break after a basket. Offense turns to defense immediately.

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