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Basketball Fall Leagues

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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 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 their weekend.

Fall League 2018

Thanks to all teams and host schools who participated in our 2018 basketball Fall Leagues!

We're already at work on the 2019 sites and schedules, so keep your eyes on this page for details in the near future.


Fall League information

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

East Metro League

Metropolitan League

STMA HS/AC League

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

Central Minnesota League

Lake Superior League

September Fall League

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!

What coaches say about us...

"The Breakdown Fall League is a great chance for our players to compete against other quality teams and athletes. It has been an excellent way to give our kids a valuable off season improvement opportunity. Parents and players appreciate the back to back game times, reasonable prices, and excellent facilities. We plan on being a part of the Breakdown League every fall!"

Dan Cremisino, Head Boys Coach, Forest Lake

"Simply put, the Breakdown has the best Fall League available. They use great facilities and I love how it coordinates with the start of the high school season. It allows more of our fall athletes to participate. The pricing is great and the Breakdown people are true hoop junkies that want it run with a high degree of professionalism and quality. Our teams will always participate..”

Mark Klingsporn, Head Boys Basketball Coach, Tartan

“I have found the Breakdown Fall League a good measuring stick that lets our kids know what the competition is doing and where we are in terms of our off season preparation. Our experience has been that the Breakdown league is priced right, well organized, well officiated, and played in convenient times and locations , We will participate in it every year!”

Brian Cosgriff, Head Girls Basketball Coach, Hopkins

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Registrations

The Registration "Basketball Fall Leagues" is not currently available.

Forms

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
Email: dkesler@breakdownsportsusa.com
 
Scheduling Contact
 
Contact: Dean Kesler
Phone: 320-420-6445
Email: dkesler@breakdownsportsusa.com
 
Individual Site Contacts
 
East Metro: Mark Klingsporn
Phone: 651-468-8303
Email: mklingsporn@isd622.org
 
Kennedy: Tim Sension
Phone: 952-240-3590
Email: sension@breakdownsportsusa.com
 
Hopkins: Greg Marshall
Phone: 952-239-0881
Email: hoopmastermn@gmail.com
 
Sauk Rapids: Justin Hegna
Phone: 320-492-0897
Email: hegna@breakdownsportsusa.com
 
Jefferson: Kevin Baker
Phone: 763-438-0017
Email: kbakerofficial@yahoo.com
 
STMA: Kent Hamre
Phone: 763-458-9070
Email: kenth@stma.k12.mn.us