How do I know what size basketball to get?

How do you pick a basketball size?

Between the ages of 2 and 4, TARMAK recommends that you choose a size 1 basketball. For a child aged between 4 and 6, U7 baby basket category, choose a size 3 ball. For girls and boys, between 7 and 10 years old, category U9 mini chicks and U11 chicks, choose size 5 .

What size basketball does a 10 year old use?

Size 5 27.5” 17 oz Boys and girls ages 9-11 years old. This is the standard youth basketball you find in most stores.

What is a size 4 basketball?

Basketball Size Chart – Recommended Sizes for Kids & Adults

Size Circumference Weight
Size 6 28.5″ 20 oz
Size 5 27.5″ 17 oz
Size 4 25.5″ 14 oz
Size 3 22″ 10 oz

What size basketball do 4th graders use?

For the Youth Program (K/1st/2nd grade) and 3rd and 4th graders (boys and girls, traveling and in-house) the Junior size ball (27.5”) is used. For the 5th and 6th grade boys and 5th through 8th grade girls, the Intermediate size ball (28.5”) is used.

What size basketball do under 12S use?

INTERMEDIATE BASKETBALLS: SIZE 6

Size 6 balls are the official ball size for most women’s professional basketball associations, such as the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) 3×3, in addition to women’s college and high school basketball leagues, and in youth leagues for players 12 and up.

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