Central Venue League – Under 18s Division
Our Under 18’s division consists of 15 teams from most of our 13 ECF clubs. (Click on club name to view their Facebook page)
- Cardinal Hornets
- Whickham Royals
- Ryton Rockets
- Newcastle East Griffins
- Tyne Met Tigers
- South Tyneside Basketball Club
- North Shields Basketball Club
- Cramlington Vikings
- Ponteland Panthers
Visit our ECF Club SHOP to purchase your kits and club merchandise.
Under 18’s Rules
- Each game will consist of two 18 minute periods, running clock. Half time will be no more than 3 minutes.
- The clock will be stopped only for dead balls within the last 60 seconds of the last period.
- Free throws will be awarded on the 8th team foul in each half, and all team fouls thereafter until the end of the half.
- foul shots will have no line up for the first shot. This will be the time for players to huddle and work out a strategy. Line up will be allowed for the final foul shot.
- Any player who reaches five personal fouls will be disqualified from the game.
- Any player who obtains either two technical fouls, two unsportsmanlike fouls or one of each will be disqualified from the game.
- In the regular season tied games are possible.
- There are no limitations on team defence. Coaches are expected to operate with player development as their primary focus in this regard.
- All players must be ECF members via the nest and signed up for CVL.
- No timeouts for the whole game
- spectators to adhere to code of conduct. no coaching/shouting down onto the court