League Schedule & Rules

Modesto Magic Basketball

Fall Development League

Schedule for August 28 – October 30 @ Modesto Chr HS:  More detailed schedule will be emailed to parents.

Parents & Player:  Please line up outside gym along the sidewalk from gym door .

  1. Check In (attendance check off) Every weekend about 10 minutes before practice starts.

Gr 1-2 Boys  Practice/Game from 8:30-9:40am Both Courts

Gr1-2 Girls  Practice/Game from 9:50-11am Court 1

Gr 3-4 Girls  Practice/Game from 9:50-11am Court 2

Gr 3-4 Boys  Practice/Game from 11:10am-12:20pm Both Courts

Gr 5 Boys  Practice/Game from 12:30-1:40pm Both Courts

Gr 5-6 Girls  Practice/Game from 1:50-3pm Both Courts

Gr 7-8 Girls  Practice/Game from 3:10-4:20pm Court 1

Gr 9-12 Girls  Practice/Game from 3:10-4:20pm Court 2


Player Safety

Please DO NOT WEAR any jewelry, earrings(studs), wristbands, watches, any sharp or hard objects in your hair that could cause injury or you will not be allowed to play.  Taping over earrings will not be allowed.  We will have basic medical supplies at the gym. We also will have an ice chest with bags of ice for injuries and an AED onsite


League Objective  

Our goal is to provide a positive environment for girls and boys to learn and develop their basketball skills. We will provide practice time, game experience, coaching, instructional materials, homework assignments and a home workout plan to help encourage and develop these skills.


League Rules

Our goal is to create a positive teaching and coaching environment.  We want the boy’s and girls to learn the game fundamentals and have a positive experience doing it.  Our league will have special rules to help create that atmosphere.

  • NO score will be kept. The clock will be running time.  No Halftime.  Clock will stop for substitutions, NO time outs.  Games will be 30-40 minutes (After practice ends). We will need volunteers to be clock managers for our practice sessions, if needed.
  • Mandatory substitutions every 4-5 minutes. Everyone must play at least ½ the game or 15 minutes.
  • NO pressing, pick up at half court exception grades 7-8 and High School can press last 10 minutes of the game.
  • Free Throws – Player will shoot one FT for a shooting foul on a missed basket and no FT if the basket is made.
  • Man to Man defense only. NO double teaming the ball handler.
  • Referees will not call everything in Grades 1-2. They will be stricter with their calls starting with grades 3-4.

Parents Help 

We will utilize parent volunteers to coach teams and assist in the practice sessions, if needed. If you are interested, please let us know.  Ideally, we would like to have 2 coaches per team, if needed.

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