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Basketball Fall Leagues

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Update (July 11): Teams and coaches, we are sorry to announce that our 2020 Summer Series Events are now cancelled. 


Fall League information

The Breakdown Fall Leagues are run by basketball people for basketball people.  Former and current coaches are there to make sure the leagues run efficiently and as such, our Fall Leagues have become the No. 1 high school fall league for varsity, junior varsity and freshman teams.

You decide to play in a league of your choosing at great locations across Minnesota. Teams play back-to-back games on one day and then are done to enjoy the rest of the weekend.

NEW! We're also running a special two-week preseason Fall League in late September/early October at Hopkins High School. Registration is on a separate form.

THREE GREAT FOUR-WEEK LEAGUES (click on location for directions)!

East Metro League

Metropolitan League

North Suburban League

WE ALSO ARE OFFERING FOUR DIFFERENT THREE-WEEK LEAGUES! Register for one, two, or three weeks and work around busy fall schedules.

Central Minnesota League

Lake Superior League

Rochester Area League

Perham Area League


  • Levels:
  1. Varsity
  2. Junior Varsity/B-Squad
  3. 9th Grade (many 8th grade teams enter this division)
  • Site: Hopkins Lindbergh Center
  • Girls' Dates: Sept. 20 and 27
  • Boys' Dates: Sept. 27 and Oct. 4
  • Format: Each team plays two games back-to-back.
  • Costs:
  1. One team price: $285
  2. A team of 10 players will cost less than $30 per player!

This event will sell out fast, so teams who have entered first will  have secured spots.

Coaches Checklist

  • All players must have a number on the back of their jersey/shirt, reversible jerseys preferred.
  • Bring your own basketballs.
  • Score sheet is provided but teams usually also keep their own book.
  • No outside coolers or food allowed.
  • Concessions are available.

Sr. High Rules

  • Three different division: 9th grade, JV and varsity
  • 18-minute running time first half
  • 18-minute running time second half, except during the last two minutes if the score difference is 20 points or less (then stop time)
  • Two (2) timeouts per team per game
  • Foul rules same as high school. Seven (7) for the bonus, ten (10) for the double bonus.
  • Overtime is one (1) minute stop time — game can end in a tie, as there will be just one overtime.
  • One (1) timeout allowed in overtime (no carryovers)
  • One (1) technical foul for player or coach; two (2) free throws and ball for opponent.
  • Two (2) technical fouls in same game for player or coach; disqualified for the rest of the tourney and two (2) free throws and ball for opponent.
  • Players are permitted five (5) fouls before fouling out.
  • Back-to-back games for all teams!



IMPORTANT: Please turn in insurance waivers at each tournament during the check-in process. Please don't email or mail.


Officiating Contacts
Contact: Dean Kesler
Phone: 320-420-6445
Scheduling Contact
Contact: Dean Kesler
Phone: 320-420-6445
Individual Site Contacts
East Metro: Mark Klingsporn
Phone: 651-468-8303
Kennedy: Tim Sension
Phone: 952-240-3590
Hopkins: Greg Marshall
Phone: 952-239-0881
Sauk Rapids: Justin Hegna
Phone: 320-492-0897
Jefferson: Kevin Baker
Phone: 763-438-0017
STMA: Kent Hamre
Phone: 763-458-9070