Senior forfeits

The below information is taken from the WBA senior bylaws

Full senior bylaws

All forfeits incur a fine. Fines can be paid over the phone at the time of informing the stadium of the forfeit, at reception prior to your next game OR via online transfer, details below.

Direct Debit:
Willetton Basketball Association Inc
BSB: 306085
ACC: 0466317
Please put your team name in the description


12            Forfeits

12.1          Notification

12.1.1       For sufficient notice to be given the Duty Manager must be notified by 5pm on game day.

12.2           Definitions

12.2.1       Notified Forfeits:                      Where sufficient notice has been given and confirmation received.

12.2.2       Un-notified Forfeits:                 Where sufficient notice has not been given.

12.2.3       Illegal Player Forfeits:              Where a Team has fielded an Illegal Player.

12.2.4       A player legally takes the court:

  • If they are legally substituted into the game; or
  • When the ball becomes live to commence a period and they are a player on the court.

12.3           Rule

12.3.1       If a Team does not have four (4) Players who have legally taken the court within ten (10) minutes of the scheduled starting time, they shall lose by forfeit.

12.3.2       If a Team plays while having an Association Invoice overdue they shall lose by forfeit.

12.3.3       If one Team forfeits the final score shall be 20 – 0.

12.3.4       If both Teams forfeit the results shall be recorded as a 0 – 0 loss to each Team.

12.3.5       Notified Forfeits shall incur a fine equal to the game fee for any forfeitting Team.

12.3.6       Un-notified Forfeits shall incur a fine equal to twice the game fee for the forfeitting Team.

12.3.7       Any Team forfeiting three (3) times in any one (1) Season, may be removed at the discretion of the CAC and will be fined double the game fee on the third forfeit.

12.4           Exceptions

12.4.1       If a Team has formally protested against an Association Invoice the invoice will not be considered overdue. If the protest is dismissed, the invoice will be considered overdue immediately.


Updated 28/5/21