Basketball Victoria Rule Changes

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Rule changes effective as of Thursday 8 November.

Technical Foul Changes

All technical fouls in Basketball Victoria (BV) competitions and leagues will result in a penalty of 2 shots plus possession.



Under a new Respect for our game initiative, BV has outlined what is and isn’t acceptable when players and athletes interact with referees.



Melbourne United VJBL Technical Foul Penalties

When an individual receives a behavioural technical foul, it will be centrally recorded. If an individual incurs three (3) behavioural technical fouls they will be suspended for one (1) game. (Behavioural Technical Fouls are those that show dissent or disrespect towards officials for their calls/non-calls. For more information click the above button.)


BV and FIBA Rule Changes

In addition to Technical Foul rule changes, there are a number of updates, changes and new rules now in place:

If you have any queries or questions, please contact Bill Mildenhall via Email – – or phone (03) 9837 8000.