League Information


Takes Place At: The Brownson House

Start Date: September 17,2018

End Date: November  19, 2018

Age Group

    • 3rd Grade
    • 4th Grade
    • 5th Grade
    • 6th Grade

Registration Fee: $300 per team plus referees fees of $180.

Admission Fees (per game):

    • Adults – $2.50
    • Senior Citizens – $1.50
    • Children (2nd – 12th Grade) – $1.50

4th and 5th graders can ONLY full court press the last minute of the game. The free throw shooter is permitted to jump into the lane on the shot, but if they run into the lane to gain an advantage on the rebound they will be called for a lane violation. All other rules are National Federation Rules.

6th grade game will follow all National Federation Rules.

Games will consist of two 15 minute halves. It is a running clock for the first 13 minutes of each half. During the first 13 minutes of each half the clock will only stop for free throws and time outs. The last two minutes of each half the clock will stop on all whistles.

Each team gets 5 timeouts, 3 full timeouts, and two 30 second timeouts.

Overtime is two minutes. 4th and 5th graders can only press the last minute of overtime. The first minute of overtime the clock is run continuously. The last minute the clock will stop on all whistles. Each team will receive one additional timeout per overtime period.

A 28.5 size ball will be used for all games.

Players can play up in grade but not down. Players can move up a grade to another team in the same grade division. They must be from their district or play for another team from the same school district during the REGULAR season. This is to avoid forfeits.


If a team doesn’t have 5 players to start a playoff game it is a forfeit.

PIAA or Brownson House officials will be scheduled for all games.

All coaches must provide a criminal background check to the Brownson House to coach in the leagues. This is the law.

The season will consist of 7 regular season games. All teams will qualify for the single elimination playoffs, that will start immediately following the conclusion of the regular season.

Player must play for the team in the school district they attend. If they are home schoool or attend a private or parochial school that doesn’t participate in the Brownson House Basketball League, they are permitted to play for the district in which they live.


If you have any questions or would like information concerning this league, please contact Jon Celani at 724 222-1440 or at joncelani@gmail.com

Registration Info

You can register for any Brownson House Program in two different ways:

  1. Register in Person – Print out and bring in a completed registration form during registration period for the program you wish to participate in. If there are any applicable fees, please be sure to bring the appropriate amount with you.
  2. Register by Mail – Print out and mail in your completed registration form during the registration period for the program you wish to participate in. Be sure to include a check to cover the costs of the program you are registering for.
  3. Register Online – Please fill out the online form and submit. Then bring the payment with you to the game or mail it to:   The Brownson House Inc.   1415 Jefferson Avenue Washington, PA 15301

Please make all checks payable to The Brownson House

Registration Form
Online Registration
Brownson House Roster Form
  • By submitting this roster I hereby, for myself, team members, heirs, executors and administrators, waive and release any and all rights and claims for damages I may have against the Brownson House, staff members and other persons working for the league for any and all injuries and losses which may be suffered in connection with competition in the league.