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Basketball Clothing Guidelines!

12/13/2019, 9:45am CST
By NWHSAA

The undergarment rule with SHSAA  and Canada Basketball modifications:

Allowed

  • T-shirts  - allowed in either white, black, or dominant colour of the uniform; all players must wear the same colour – no long sleeves or cut offs.
  • Compression t-shirts – allowed in either white, black, or dominant colour of the uniform; all players must wear the same colour
  • Compression Arm Sleeves - allowed in either white, black, or dominant colour of the uniform; all players must wear the same colour
  • Compression Shorts -  allowed in either white, black, or dominant colour of the uniform; all players must wear the same colour
  • Compression Leg Sleeves (any length) - allowed in either white, black, or dominant colour of the uniform; all players must wear the same colour
  • Headbands/Wristbands - allowed in either white, black, or dominant colour of the uniform; all players must wear the same colour

Not Allowed

  • Long sleeve or cut off t-shirts
  • Long sleeve compression shirts
  • Bandana’s or loose-fitting headwear (unless for religious purposes)

ALL UNDERGARMENTS MUST BE THE SAME COLOR FOR ALL ON THE TEAM – BLACK, WHITE, OR DOMINANT COLOR – i.e. if one player is wearing a black arm sleeve then all players must wear black undergarments.

Exceptions

  • Tape and K Tape can be of any colour
  • Headwear can be worn for religious purpose as long as not deemed dangerous to the player or others
  • Medical exceptions can be made for any of the above as long as conference approval is provided
  • Braces – can be of any colour
  • Socks – can be of any colour or length

Any concessions that might be required by schools for the their student athletes (religious, health, etc.) should be addressed through the SHSAA office.

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