2018-19 NFHS BASKETBALL UNIFORMS

Front View

Basketball Uniform Rules

A. JERSEY COLOR

1. The torso of the jersey must be a single solid color with no designs in the fabric (white for home and a dark color clearly contrasting white for visitor).

2. If gray is a color choice, it must be for the away jersey and must be closer to black at least by 70%.

3. The "torso" is the portion of the jersey from an imaginary horizontal line at the base of the neckline (see D.2. in another slide) extending to each armhole, down to the bottom hem of the jersey and from side seam to side seam.

B. FRONT NUMBER

1. The number on the frontshall be at least 4 inches high, not less than inch wide (excluding the border) and centered vertically and horizontally on the portion of the visible part of the jersey.

2. Numbers shall be plain Arabic numerals and must be the same style and color as the number on the back of the jersey.

3. Legal numbers are: 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 00, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 20, 21, 22,23, 24, 25, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 50, 51, 52, 53,54, 55. A team member list shall not have both numbers 0 and 00.

4. No more than three colors may be used in the number. The style must be clearly visible and conform to the provisions of NFHS Rule 3-4-3e.

C. IDENTIFYING NAME

1. Lettering with school name, school's nickname, school logo name, player's name and/or abbreviation of the official school may be placed on the front of the jersey.

2. Lettering must be placed horizontally and may be arched. Names may also be on multiple lines.

3. The first and last letters, either above or below the number, must be on the same horizontal plane. When above the number, the plane may not be below a plane extending through the top of the number(s). When below the number, the plane may not be above a plane extending through the bottom ofthe number(s).

4. Any point on any letter shall not be closer than one inch to any point on any number(s).

5. Any form of decorative accent (i.e., paw, halo, crown,star, etc.) in a name or abbreviation is only permitted above the number.

6. If a tail is used in the lettering of an identifying name or abbreviation, the name or abbreviation must be located below the number.

D. ABOVE THE NECK LINE

1. There are no restrictions in the area of the jersey from an imaginary horizontal line at the base of the neckline extending to each armhole, up to the shoulder seam, except identifying names.

2. The imaginary line shall not extend beyond 1 inches from the lowest point ofthe neckline apex/opening.

3. Different colors and/or designs may be used in this area.

4. By state association adoption, one commemorative/memorial patch (not to exceed 4 square inches), if worn, must be in this area or in the side insert.

5. A school or conference logo/mascot may be located at the apex/opening of the neckline, in the corresponding area on the back of the jersey and/or in either side insert.

6. A single manufacturer's logo/trademark/reference (not to exceed 2 square inches with no dimension more than 2 incheslong) may be placed in this area no more than 5 inches below the shoulder seam on the front of the jersey; or 2 inches below the neckline on the back of the jersey; or in either side insert.

7. The American flag may be worn anywhere on the team jersey provided it does not exceed 2 x 3 inches and does not interfere with the visibility of the player's number

E. ARMHOLE TRIM

1. Trim, piping, or an accent color differing from the torso shall not exceed 1 inch around the arm openings.

2. Except in the area above the neckline - where there are no color or design restriction.

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Back View

Basketball Uniform Rules

A. JERSEYCOLOR

1. The back torso of the jersey must be the same single solid color as the front, no designs are allowed in the fabric.

2. The back "torso" is the portion of the jersey from the bottom of the back panel, if used, down to the bottom hem of the jersey and from side seam to side seam.

B. BACK NUMBER

1. The number on the back shall be at least 6 inches high, not less than inch wide (excluding the border) and centered vertically and horizontally on the portion of the jersey that is intended to be visible.

2. The back numbers shall meet all the remaining specifications of the front number as previously noted (Front View, B.2-B.4).

C. IDENTIFYING NAME

1. School name, school's nickname, school logo name, player's name and/or abbreviation of the official school name may be placed horizontally on the back of the jersey.

2. Lettering on the back of the jersey shall meet all the specifications of the front lettering as previously noted (Front View, C.2-C.6).

D. BACK PANEL

1. There are no color or design restrictions in the corresponding area - base of the neckline to the shoulderseam - on the back of the team jersey, except for identifying names.

2. A single manufacturer's logo/trademark/reference may be located 2 inches from the neckline on the back of the jersey; or in the shoulder area of the front of the jersey; or in either side seam. (Front View, D.6)

E. ARMHOLE TRIM

1. Trim shall not exceed 1 inch around the arm openings.

2. Except in the area above the neckline - where there are no color or design restriction.

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Side View

Basketball Uniform Rules

A. LOCATION

Side insertsmust be centered vertically below the armpit.

B. WIDTH

Side inserts, including trim/piping/accent color(s), must be a maximum of 4 inches (2 inches on each side of the seam).

C. STYLE/DESIGN

1. Side inserts may be of any color or design.

2. Side inserts must be the same width for all team jerseys.

3. By state association adoption,one commemorative/memorial patch (not to exceed 4 square inches), if worn, must be in this area or in the area above the neckline on the front or back of the jersey.

4. A single manufacturer's logo/trademark/reference may be placed in this area; or on the front of the jersey in the shoulder area, or the back of the jersey in the upper back panel. (Front View, D.6)

5. The American flag may be worn anywhere on the team jersey provided it does not exceed 2 x 3 inches and does not interfere with the visibility of the player's number.

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