Sports - Basketball

Basketball Loop and Pin

Tiger, Wolfs, Bears and Webelos Scouts may complete these 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.

Requirements for the Basketball Belt Loop

  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.

Requirements for the Basketball 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. Spend at least 30 minutes on three different occasions developing 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.

Basketball Online Resources

  1. - National Basketball Association

Steps to Follow:

  1. Download and Print Worksheet at bottom of page

  2. Scout completes Worksheet

  3. Turn completed Worksheet into your Den Leader

  4. Den Leader may have questions for your Scout

  5. Den Leader will enter completion date into Tracking Software

  6. Scout will be awarded Loop a/o Pin at the next Pack Meeting

  7. Limit of Two Loops and Two Pins per Month

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