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NBA 2K19 Tournament Rules

General Tournament Rules
  • All games will be played using NBA 2K19

  • Registration is free

  • All players will play a minimum of 4 games per tourney

  • The length of playing time will be 3 minutes per quarter, except for the championship games, which will be 5 minutes per quarter

  • Only current NBA teams are allowed. Retro,Fantasy and/or All-Star Teams are prohibited. Please take note that the tournament is played with the latest NBA 2K19 update

  • You are permitted to change teams during the tournament

  • You can also change your plays and coaches settings during the tournament

  • No food and drinks in the playing area, Also no own food and drinks at the locations

Game Settings

  • All settings and Camera Views are DEFAULT. Skill level is HALL OF FAME.

  • MANUAL OR AUTOMATIC substitutions. Time Outs, and Late Game Fouling are allowed but must be present before the start of the game

  • No manual substitution via START button. Substitution are only allowed in-game via D-Pad and during called time outs

  • Play Hard! Have Fun!

  • Do not block the other player's view

  • Unblocked games for school and university should not be consider as legit mode

  • Touching the game console is prohibited 

  •  Only current NBA teams are allowed. Retro,Fantasy and/or All-Star Teams are prohibited.

  • Team starting roster adjustments must be made before going into the game

  • We understand that trash talking comes naturally with this game, but let's make sure we keep it within respectful bounds

  • No verbal or physical abuse is tolerated and is cause for immediate dismissal from the tournament. Continuance of this after a warning can result in dismissal from the premises and/or security involvement

  • Injuries/Player Fatigue will be on

  • If you pause the game using the START button you must burn a timeout as a penalty. If you have no timeouts left, you will be required to take a penalty (delay of game for offense, or not of bounds for the defense)

  • If the game goes into overtime, the competing individuals will be allowed to compete given the allotted time. The individual with the highest score at the end of the overtime games wins the games

  • In the event of an extreme scenario that has a big impact on the game like outage of power, accidental unplugging or some other event not in either player's control that would not allow the participants to finish the game, the game will be completely restarted


  • ​ If you feel your opponent is cheating, notify the organization. The organizations decision is final and you could be kicked out of the tournament and all future NBA 2K tournaments


  • Please refrain from using "in-your-face"foul language. Also, Please be respectful of all other players. The organization have final say over what is "respectful", and you may be disqualified from the tournament and removed from the location if you do not cooperate

  • Narcotic use of any kind is not permitted in the tournament facility

  • No sideline coaching is allowed. You may not offer advice to anyone playing a game.

  • if you are more than 2 minutes late to a Games's posted time, you forfeit that game

  • If a player purposely turns off a game while it is in progress, that player will forfeit that game

  • No verbal or physical threats of violence to other tournament participants. This will result in your immediate disqualification from the tournament


  • we are not responsible for property stolen, broken or lost during the tournament 

  • All decisions by the organization about any aspect of the tournament are final



Definition of NBA Entities:​

The National Basketball Association ( the "NBA"). NBA properties inc., NBA Media Ventures LLC, NBA TV LLC and the NBA member Teams (collectively, the "NBA Entities)

Exclusion of employees of the NBA Entities from Eligibility 

employees of the NBA Entities, including affiliates, agents and immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of such employees, are not eligible to enter or win the promotion

Indemnification of the NBA entities

The NBA Entities and each of their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors, employees, governors, owners, distributors, retailers, agents,

assignee's, advertising/promotion agencies, representatives, and agents shall have no liability and will be released and held harmless from any claim, action,liability, loss, injury or damage, including, without limitation,personal injury or death to winner or any third party or damage to personal or real property due in whole or in part, directly or indirectly. by any reason, including the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of the prize and/or participation in this promotion

Right of Publicity Release

Participants in this promotion (if minor, his/her parent or legal guardian) agree to be bound by these official rules and agree that the NBA Entities and their designee and assigns may use the participant's name, voice, city/state of residence, photos, videos or film clips, and/or other visual likeness for advertising and/or trade purposes and/or for any other purpose in any media or format now or hereafter known without further compensation (financial or otherwise), permission or notification.

Weekly Meetings:
Every Saturday:
9:00 am - 12:00 pm - Youth Training
Emmarts United Methodist Church,
7100 Dogwood Rd, Windsor Mill, MD
Youth Scene: March 15th
6:30 pm -10:00 pm for teens and young adults
Emmarts United Methodist Church
7100 Dogwood Rd, Windsor Mill, MD 
Phone Number: 410-944-1131
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