Hot Shot Contest Rules | Recreational Services
The University of Iowa

Hot Shot Contest Rules

 Rule 1: Facility | Rule 2: Player Eligibility | Rule 3: Equipment | Rule 4: Ground Rules 

Recent rule changes appear in italicized font.

Rule 1: Facility

  1. All competitions will take place at the Field House South Gym, unless otherwise stated. Alcohol and tobacco are not permitted inside the facility or in the parking lot.

Back to Top

Rule 2: Player Eligibility

  1. All Intramural Sports eligibility rules apply. Please check your Intramural Sports Rules and Regulations carefully.
  2. All players must register with a valid, government-issued or University of Iowa photo ID with the supervisor prior to the start of the competition.
  3. Each participant can participate on one Men’s or Women’s team, and one Co-Rec team.

Back to Top

Rule 3: Equipment

  1. All players must wear athletic shoes.
  2. Participants can use their own basketballs, as long as the proper size is used for each division (Co-Rec teams can choose which size basketball they use).

Back to Top

Rule 4: Ground Rules

  1. Each two-person team will have one minute to score as many points as possible. Points are scored by making shots from the designated positions on the court.
  2. Teammates will alternate shots. Player one will shoot, get his/her own rebound, and pass to Player two who has taken position at a different point-value location.
  3. If a team makes a shot from each spot on the court, it will be given 25 bonus points.
  4. Teams may only count two lay-ups towards their final scores.
  5. Teams may start at any of the designated positions on the court.
  6. Below is a diagram of the court and the point values of each position.
  7. Participants can compete for their team(s) more than once.

Back to Top