Maryland Sharks Basketball Events Registration
Team name & coach name
Contact name, email, phone

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Maryland Sharks Inc.

7168 Millbury Court, Elkridge, MD 21075

Maryland Sharks tournaments are fun for players and spectators.  

Come run with the Maryland Sharks and enjoy a great basketball tournament experience!

Maryland Sharks Online Event Registration Form 

Maryland Sharks Basketball Tournament & League Registration Site

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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Maryland Sharks 2018-2019 

Tournament Schedule

Hoopmania Tip-off Classic - Nov. 3-4, 2018

Hoopmania Jamfest - Nov. 17-18, 2018 

DMV Holiday Hoopmania Classic - Dec. 1-2, 2018

 King Holiday Hoopmania - Jan. 19-20, 2019 

Mid-Atlantic March Madness - Mar. 23-24, 2019

 Mid-Atlantic Spring Hoopfest - Apr. 6-7, 2019 

Mid-Atlantic Super Shootout - May 18-19, 2019

  Mid-Atlantic Showcase Challenge - June 8-9, 2019

Mid-Atlantic Summer Jamfest -June 29-30, 2019 

​​Tournament Details

Boys & Girls teams 8u-18u 

Locations:  Howard County & Baltimore County

Travel, AAU, USBA, CYO, YBOA, NTBA, Big Shots, and AYBA teams welcome!

​A, B, & C Levels

3+ games guaranteed and awards for top 2 teams in each age division

Registration fee: $ 225.00 per team​ - Multi-team Discount: $ 175.00

Early bird discount:  Register 30 days before tournament  $ 175.00

Official's fees $ 25.00 per game​

Daily admission 6 years of age and older: $ 10.00 & Weekend pass: $ 20.00 

Maryland Sharks "Elite Hoops Friday Night & Saturday Leagues" 

Fall League - Oct. 5, 2018 - Nov. 16, 2018

Winter League - Dec. 1, 2018 - Feb. 16, 2019

Spring League - Mar. 22, 2019 - May 17, 2019

Summer League - Jun. 1, 2019 - Jul. 26, 2019

League Details

8 game season including playoffs

Boys and girls ages 8u - 18u

Location:  Howard County & Baltimore County 

The Elite Hoops Leagues are among the best leagues in Maryland, Washington D.C., Virginia & Delaware.  All skill levels and organizations are welcome to participate.  If you want to play against great competition in quality venues this is the league for you. 

Cost is only:  $ 450.00 per team (multi-team discount available $ 375.00)

Ref fees per game: $ 25.00 & Admission: $ 5.00

Registration deadline:  2 weeks before league start date

Tournament Rules

​​​​Maryland Sharks Basketball Tournament Rules
Updated: September 2018

1. Maryland Sharks generally follows the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Basketball Rules, with the exception of Maryland Sharks league specific rules listed herein.
2. Roster: Coaches must provide a team roster that includes each player’s grade and birth date prior to the first game. Players must be age appropriate in accordance with the new AAU 2018/19 age and grade requirements, consult with director for exceptions. Teams must specify if they have an age based team or a grade based team.
3. Game: There are 2, 16-20 minute halves with running clock, clock stops last 2 minutes of each half. Pregame warm-up will be 5 minutes and halftime 3 minutes.  Arrive on time for your game!  You will have a grace period of 7 minutes after the warm-up period has ended. If your team is not ready to play at the end of the grace period you forfeit the game.  You can still play the game if players arrive after the grace period but it is still a forfeited game.  You can start the game with 4 players.  
4. Time-outs: Each team receives (4) time-outs per game, (2) time-outs per half which do not carry forward into an overtime period.
5. Overtime: Overtimes consist of two-minute periods with a stop clock. There is one time-out per team in the first over-time period, and no time-outs in subsequent periods. There is no sudden death.
6. Ball size: The 28.5 circumference ball shall be used for all grade and gender groups except for boys 7th grade and higher, which will use the 29.5 circumference balls.
7. Fouls: Players foul out on their 5th foul.
8. Free-throws: One and one free-throws are awarded at 10 fouls in first half.  Second half player will shoot 1 and 1 at 7 fouls.  At 10 fouls will shoot 2 free-throws.
9. Technical Fouls: Two free-throws, and possession of the ball shall be awarded to the offending team. No technical fouls for scorebook violations.
10. Jump balls shall occur at the start of the game and the start of each overtime period.
11. Defense: All defenses are allowed except: There will be no backcourt defense allowed if a team is up by 20 points or more.
12. Team equipment: Players must wear appropriate apparel for the game of basketball. Home team wears white uniform and the visiting team wears a dark uniform. Coaches may agree to a different arrangement at game time.
13. Scorer and Timekeeper: Each team must provide either a clock keeper or a scorebook keeper for their respective game.
14. Snacks may be provided for players at the end of each game, but the coaches, parents and players are responsible for making sure doing so does not result in littering, spills, or other mess in the gym, hallways, or school grounds. Concessions will be provided by the Maryland Sharks.
15. Zero Tolerance: There is ZERO tolerance for fighting, use of foul or abusive language, or other abusive behavior. Any player, coach, parent, or fan violating this policy shall be removed from the gym.
16. Tie breakers:
a. The following will be used to determine top two teams for the Championship game:
i. Overall Record (Wins vs. Losses)
ii. Head to Head (For 2-way tie or 3-way tie if one team beat other two)
iii. Record vs Teams tied
iv. Point Differential vs Teams tied (max 15 points per game)
v. Overall Point Differential (max 15 point per game)
vi. Coin Flip
vii. In age groups with multiple divisions, the top team from each division will
advance based on the above criteria.
17. Sportsmanship:
a. Players, coaches, and parents must display good sportsmanship at all times.

Maryland Sharks tournaments are competitive,  

affordable, and  well organized.

Reasonable pricing and multi-team discounts.