U14 and U15 Subway All Ireland Schools Cups are now open

U14 and U15 Subway All Ireland Schools Cups are now open

  • Oct 13,2015

Following on from the success of the U14 All Ireland Schools Cup in 2013-14 and 2014-15, we are now delighted to launch the U15 All Ireland Schools Cup to this years Schools Competition Calendar. 

Registration for the U14 and U15 Subway All Ireland Schools Cup has now opened.

It is important to note that this is an All-Ireland Competition and may involve significant travel. As per last year entries will be capped at 16 per competition and will be on a first come first served basis.

Please read the below email carefully if you are interested in entering and please note the short time frame for registration.

Registration Opens:  Download Entry form here
Tuesday 12th October 2015

Registration Closes: 
Friday 27th November 2015 – 12 Noon
This is a strict deadline and no late entries will be accepted, there will be NO exceptions made. Entry is not complete until payment has been made.

Note: 
The minimum required for each competition to run is 8 teams. Where we do not get sufficient interest payments made will be returned. 
The maximum for each competition is 16 teams, please send registrations early to avoid disappointment, it will be operated on a first come first served basis. 
Where a team pulls out or gives a walkover a penalty of no entry to following year’s competition will apply.

Competition Dates: 
COMPETITION DATES: NB*** 
Please note the competition dates below and consider other commitments before entering, Game days are set and must be adhered to.

U14’s: Round Robins for U14 Cup on week of 11th March (Girls on the 8th March and Boys on 9th March with semi-final and finals on 11th-15th April in the National Basketball Arena Tallaght)

U15’s: Round Robins for U15 on week ending 8th April (Girls on the 6th April and Boys on 7th April with semi-final and finals on 6th , 9th & 10th May in the National Basketball Arena Tallaght)

Grades & Geographical Split. 
Competition will be open to U14 & U15 Boys and Girls in A, B and C. The competition will be run in a pool format and played as per dates above.

Pools in the U14/U15 Cup will be regionalised with the following proviso that a maximum of two teams from any region will be in any given pool. The first two teams out of the draw will determine who these teams are.

Player Regulations: 
U14 Competition: A player must be under 14 born 1st Jan 2002 or later. (years of birth 2002, 2003, 2004)
U15 Competition: A player must be under 15 born 1st Jan 2001 or later. (years of birth 2001,2002,2003)
All players must be registered via the player registration form, this will be sent out following the cup draw.

Rotation Rule: 2nd Year League Regulations apply for rotation of players – Any player who plays in the 1st quarter may not play in the 2nd quarter. Any player can play in the 3rd and 4th quarters. As per 8.4 (i) & (ii). 
Timing: 4x7 minute quarters (3 min overtime) – normal Timeout rules apply. 
Full Court Press: 2nd Half only. A team must go behind the half way line to play defence after a score or the referee blow the whistle in the first half.

Molten Size Ball: 
U14 Competition: Girls Size 6 Boys Size 6
U15 Competition: Girls Size 6 Boys Size 7

Please note the Post Primary Schools regulations 15/16 will apply to this competition in addition to the above regulations and in particular Section 5.

Note If you enter a team at U14 Girls, U15 Girls will be free of charge “2 for 1 offer” 
If you enter an U14 Boys, the U15 Boys will be free of charge “2 for 1 offer” 
This only applies if the same gender.

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