Basketball

Requirements

Scouts may complete requirements in a family, den, pack, school, or community environment. Tiger Cubs must work with their parents or adult partners. Parents and partners do not earn loops or pins.

Belt Loop

Complete these three requirements:

  1. Explain the rules of basketball to your leader or adult partner.
  2. Spend at least 30 minutes practicing basketball skills.
  3. Participate in a basketball game.

Sports Pin

Earn the Basketball belt loop and complete five of the following requirements:

  1. Compete in a pack or community basketball tournament.
  2. Demonstrate effective passing using the chest pass, bounce pass, over-the-head pass, and baseball pass.
  3. Successfully demonstrate the set shot and jump shot shooting styles.
  4. Demonstrate skill in the following dribbling techniques: high dribble, low dribble, turnable dribble, change-of-pace dribble, and combination dribble.
  5. On three different occasions, practice 10 minutes of individual defensive skills.
  6. Explain and demonstrate 10 official basketball signals.
  7. Play three shot-improving games with a member of your den or team.
  8. Play five games of basketball.
  9. Participate in a basketball clinic.
  10. Attend a high school, college, or professional basketball game