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Biddy Ball
Biddy Ball is exactly like basketball except it is played on a shorter court with the baskets lowered, a smaller basketball, and much more relaxed rules.
Overview
Biddy ball is a great introduction to the sport of basketball. Lowered rims and relaxed rules make the game enjoyable and allow for a learning of the basics.
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Goal of Biddy Ball
Score more points than the opposing team within the allotted amount of time, and learn about the game of basketball.
Rules of Biddy Ball
All games are played on one half of the court, with a smaller-than-normal basketball. The height of the basket is also lowered to 9' off the ground. All rules are lightly enforced, though are theoretically the same as those of traditional basketball.
History of Biddy Ball
The origins of biddy ball are unknown, though versions of basketball, simplified for kids, have been played in the United States for years. Due to its introductory nature, biddy ball has traditionally been used as a stepping-stone to traditional basketball. Today, it is widely played throughout the United States and Canada.
Biddy Ball Equipment
Basketball
Goal/Hoop/Basket
Biddy Ball Safety
As is the case with any physical game, injuries are unpredictable. These can range from the minor (cuts and bruises) to the major (torn ligaments and broken bones).
Biddy Ball Training
Being a sport intended for children, training for biddy ball calls for the simplest aerobic training. Basic hand-eye coordination drills are also helpful.
Biddy Ball Terminology
Foul - an unfair or invalid piece of play involving interference with an opponent

Goal/Hoop/Basket - a basket which players shoot at, with the intention of scoring points
States with Active Biddy Ball Listings
Darker states have more active listings.
States with active Biddy Ball listings
The 5 Most Recently Added Biddy Ball Listings
GABL KidHoops Pre-K Basketball Program
Listed by Great American Basketball League
October 1, 2012 at 3:02pm
GABL KidHoops Pre-K Basketball Program
Listed by Great American Basketball League
October 1, 2012 at 3:02pm
GABL KidHoops Pre-K Basketball Program
Listed by Great American Basketball League
October 1, 2012 at 3:02pm
GABL KidHoops Pre-K Basketball Program
Listed by Great American Basketball League
October 1, 2012 at 3:01pm
GABL KidHoops Pre-K Basketball Program
Listed by Great American Basketball League
October 1, 2012 at 3:01pm
Citations
http://www.keansburgyouth.com/biddyball/biddyball.htm
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Quick Info
In Category: Basketball
Pronounced: bid-ee bawl
Active Listings: 26