Men's Masters Basketball League

League Dates

  • October 19, 2016 - January 18, 2017
  • Registration opens September 9, 2016.
  • Registration deadline October 13, 2016

Team Registration Fee

  • $775 (Minimum of 9 games)
  • Fee includes minimum 9 game schedule, single elimination playoff for top 4 teams
  • SMARTlink Number :1664439 (must have team SMARTlink account to register)

Game Night

  • Wednesday Evenings

Game Site(s)

  • Hyattsville Middle School
    6001 42nd Avenue
    Hyattsville, MD 20781
  • Greenbelt Middle School
    6301 Breezewood Drive
    Greenbelt, MD 20770
Group of men playing basketball

Age Requirements

At least 50% of roster must be age 40 years or above. All roster players must be minimum age of 30 years old. All roster players must have valid ID available for inspection at all times. No Exceptions!

Roster Size

  • 13 players maximum, 7 players minimum

Game Set-Up

  • 40 minute games (2, 20 minute halves) with running clock

Game Format

NFHS rules with following modifications:
  • Players will be allowed 6 personal fouls per game
  • Free Throws will be conducted via NCAA rules


Each team must provide uniforms (shirts) of same color with each jersey having a visible (8 inch) number on the back (no duplicates).

Additional Information

  • Five team league schedules will consist of (8) regular season games, plus one playoff game, for each team. If six team league schedules will be (10) regular season games, with single elimination playoffs for top four teams only.
  • Clock will be on “running time” and will only stop for administration of free throws and timeouts called by teams or officials. Clock will stop for all whistles during final two minutes of regulation and final minute of overtime. Each overtime period will be 3 minutes.
  • There will be mandatory pre-league ‘conference call’ meet for all team representatives

More Information

Contact Steve Ellis by calling 301-446-6800 for further details and registration of team.

The Department of Parks and Recreation encourages and supports the participation of individuals with disabilities. Please contact the facility at least 2 weeks in advance of the program start date to request an accommodations such as sign language interpreter, support staff, or others, by calling 301-445-4512.