What does disagreement mean in basketball



1 GUIDELINE ON SPONSORING AND ADVERTISING FOR THE CLUBS PARTICIPATING IN THE SWISS BASKETBALL LEAGUE GENERAL CONDITIONS The term “player” used in these guidelines applies to players. Article 1 Swiss Basketball authorizes the clubs to enter into agreements and advertising contracts with firms, businesses or other services for which the club advertises for a fee. Article 2 In general, clubs are free to accept all types of advertising on players' clothing and technical equipment, tracksuits, posters, programs, etc., subject to the restrictions imposed by these guidelines or the guidelines applicable to international competitions. Article 3 At the beginning of the season, the clubs that have advertising contracts for the player's equipment are obliged to send Swiss Basketball a dossier (photos, list of partners) on this equipment (jerseys, shorts, tracksuits, etc.). If new contracts are concluded or existing contracts are terminated during the season, the clubs must inform Swiss Basketball of these changes. The clubs that do not comply with this article bear the consequences (changes and costs) for all adjustments that Swiss Basketball may require in the event of non-compliance, in particular within the meaning of this guideline. Article 4 The club name is defined by special provisions (for the designation of the teams that take part in the championships of the Swiss Basketball League, see DL 208). Article 5 Subject to the provisions on the restriction of advertising in sports at federal, cantonal and municipal level and the provisions of the SRG regarding TV broadcasts. Article 6 Swiss Basketball does not participate in any agreement or advertising contract between a club and its sponsors. However, when Swiss Basketball acquires sponsors or companies or institutions as partners, the clubs are obliged to work with Swiss Basketball and its instructions regarding the identification of sponsors / partners of the Swiss Basketball League for the equipment of the players on the field ( Presentation of the players, announcements, etc.) or for any other advertising or communication measure (mention on the website, announcement in the match program, sampling, etc.). The name of a main sponsor can also represent an entire championship or all championships.

2 The clubs concerned are obliged to implement the requirements in the communicated manuals of indoor sports, furniture and others. If the above clause is violated, the Executive Committee of Swiss Basketball reserves the right to impose sanctions on the club concerned. Possible sanctions: Warning, fines of up to CHF 2,000.00 points deduction. No complaint can be made against the decision of the Executive Committee. Swiss Basketball can also highlight an MVP (Most Valuable Player) and / or top scorer as part of its own partnerships, for example by requiring that he wear a jersey that sets him apart from the other players. Questions relating to the competition between the club's sponsors and those of the Swiss Basketball League are the subject of discussions between the parties, whereby the clubs have priority, in particular with regard to all major sponsors that they have already acquired at the time of the negotiations with Swiss Basketball. The clubs are obliged to inform their own partners about the content of this article and cannot claim an exclusive clause against Swiss Basketball that they have granted to one of their own partners. Article 7 Audiovisual rights In its capacity as the organizer of the championships, Swiss Basketball holds and manages all image rights (TV, Internet streaming, videos, photos, etc.). The clubs assign all audiovisual rights to the Swiss championships, the league cup and the Swiss Cup to Swiss Basketball in order to conclude exclusive or non-exclusive exploitation agreements in Switzerland and abroad. Therefore, the clubs and third parties may not use, distribute, permit the use and / or dissemination of images of the competitions, sell them or exploit them in any other way without the prior written consent of Swiss Basketball. The clubs cannot conclude such contracts with partners without first obtaining the written approval of Swiss Basketball. The clubs cannot conclude advertising contracts with a partner (sponsor) for the dissemination of images without the involvement of Swiss Basketball. The clubs cannot claim sole representation with regard to the production and broadcasting of images, this applies in particular to public broadcasters. It is strictly forbidden for clubs to distribute pictures of matches in which they have not participated (pictures of meetings between two other clubs). As part of the streaming model set up by Swiss Basketball, the clubs are obliged to broadcast their images exclusively via the Swiss Basketball platform and server, unless they have obtained written approval from Swiss Basketball (Executive Committee) Sponsors (advertising banners on TV, sponsorship of programs or repeats) that were advertised by Swiss Basketball or those based on the streaming model belong to Swiss Basketball. The Executive Committee alone decides whether all or part of this income is to be passed on to the clubs. The clubs cannot assert an exclusive clause against these sponsors of the Swiss Basketball League.

3 The clubs are obliged to inform their own advertising partners and third parties to whom they grant access to competition venues falling under their responsibility of the content of the above restrictions; You cannot make use of an exclusive clause against Swiss Basketball that you have granted to one of your own partners without prior approval. The clubs are obliged to guarantee all persons commissioned or authorized by Swiss Basketball for the audiovisual distribution of the championships constant access to the required locations; they still need to ensure that this access can be done in an efficient manner. The clubs ensure that the rights to the image of their players, their members and the spectators who visit the hall are not violated by the dissemination and exploitation of the images of the competitions organized by Swiss Basketball in any of the forms described above. Article 8 Swiss Basketball will not be involved in disputes (with the authorities, the owners of the arenas, the media, other clubs, the firms or societies concerned) that may arise in relation to a club's advertising contracts with its own advertising partners. Article 9 Under no circumstances may a team refrain from participating in a competition for reasons related to advertising carried by its team or any other team. ADVERTISING ON THE PLAYER'S EQUIPMENT Article 10 Several different advertisements are permitted per game equipment (jerseys, shorts, shoes, headbands, tracksuits, etc.). Article 11 A change in advertising during the current season is possible, subject to the provisions of Article 3 above. Article 12 Advertising must not cause disruption to players, referees, officials or spectators. Article 13 Subject to compliance with the provisions set out in Art. 24 below with regard to the good visibility, size and placement of player numbers and the provisions set out in Art. 5 above, which refer to the equipment of the top scorer or MVP player as an example the sizes of advertisements on the back or front of the shirt and / or shorts of the player do not have any particular restrictions. Article 14 The equipment and other clothing of the players and officials as listed in Article 10 above may not carry any advertising of a dubious nature, this applies in particular to products of the tobacco industry or for drinks with more than 15 percent alcohol or for other products that are considered to be for young people considered harmful.

4 Article 15 Advertising for products with an alcohol content of less than 15% (for example beer brands or wine) is permitted. Article 16 Advertising for pharmaceutical products (medicines) is permitted, subject to compliance with the restrictions issued by the Intercantonal Control Agency for Medicinal Products. Clubs wishing to advertise this type of advertising must obtain prior approval from the Swiss Basketball Executive Committee. Article 17 The Executive Committee of Swiss Basketball can approve exceptions; it also has the power to prohibit advertising which it considers inappropriate in the sporting environment and for the image of the sport of basketball or for other well-founded reasons stated. Article 18 In this case, the Executive Committee shall inform the club concerned of its prohibition by registered mail. If the club does not comply with the ban, the Executive Committee of Swiss Basketball will determine the amount of the fine. The fine is at least CHF 1,000 for each game in which the order of the Executive Committee of Swiss Basketball is violated. The Executive Committee can also call the Swiss Basketball Supervisory Board; this has the possibility to impose additional penalties on the club concerned. ADVERTISING ON THE TECHNICAL EQUIPMENT AND ON THE PLAY FIELD Article 19 Advertising is prohibited on the backboards and their upholstery. The manufacturer's designation (name, symbol or logo), on the other hand, is permitted on: the metal frame (only once on each side and a maximum of 250 cm 2) the side protection devices (only once on each side and a maximum of 250 cm 2) Article 20 advertising within the field boundaries (side and end lines) can be approved if it does not endanger the safety of those involved. Advertising within the free throw circles and / or the center circle is only permitted if: the advertising in all three circles is identical (with an identical logo in all three circles) or the advertising in the free throw circles is identical (although the one in the center circle may differ), with a single name or logo in the two circles; the center line and the free throw lines must be clearly recognizable. In halls in which only the semicircles for the free throws are marked, advertising can be placed using the area of ​​the "virtual" semicircle.

5 The Executive Committee of Swiss Basketball has the authority to issue the above approvals after submission of the dossier by the club concerned. The club making the request must have received approval from Swiss Basketball prior to entering into any contractual relationship and advertising. Article 21 Advertising around the field of play is permitted at a distance of at least 2 meters from the boundary lines of the field of play. The Executive Committee is responsible for possible deviations. Floor advertising is permitted on the free area of ​​2 m, with a distance of at least 0.5 m from the boundary lines of the playing field, provided that the safety of those involved is not endangered. Article 22 Advertising signs to the side of the official billboard must be kept at a minimum distance of 2 m and in a row with this advertising is permitted in front of the billboard, vertically and at the same height (subject to FIBA ​​guidelines). Article 23 The installation of one or more screens for advertising purposes or for the broadcasting of images in the halls is permitted, provided that all the following conditions are met: The rules and practices relating to mechanical and electrical installations. The screens do not pose a risk when bumping into them, or other dangers for the actors and spectators when they come into contact with an object, in particular a ball. The screens are installed in accordance with the minimum distances specified above and generally in such a way that they allow the game and / or view and Do not interfere with the reading of the display boards. No animations (Flash, film, spots, sounds, etc.) with a variation or change of the image and / or logo of less than a minute will be shown while the ball is in play. There will be no broadcast or repetition of any action that has been stopped by the referee or to establish a fault in the game.

6 PLAYERS 'NUMBERS ON JERSEYS Article 24 The players' shirts must be numbered in accordance with Article 16 DL 210. The numbers are on the front and back of the jersey. The numbers must be filled in, in a uniform color that contrasts with the color of the jersey. The numbers must be clearly visible and: the numbers on the back must have a minimum height of 20 cm the numbers on the front must have a minimum height of 10 cm the numbers must have a minimum width of 2 cm In the special case of the top scorer "La Mobilière" the jersey has no visible number because it is assigned the number 0. Final provisions Article 25 In the event of a discrepancy between the various versions of these guidelines, the French wording shall prevail. Article 26 This guideline was adopted by the Chamber of Elite Associations on October 3rd. This guideline shall enter into force immediately after ratification by the board of directors.