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
Explain the rules of basketball to your leader or adult partner.
Spend at least 30 minutes practicing basketball skills.
Participate in a basketball game.
Requirements for the Basketball Pin
Earn the Basketball belt loop, and complete five of the following requirements:
Compete in a pack or community basketball tournament.
Demonstrate effective passing using the chest pass, bounce pass, over-the-head pass, and baseball pass.
Successfully demonstrate the set shot and jump shot shooting styles.
Demonstrate skill in the following dribbling techniques: high dribble, low dribble, turnable dribble, change-of-pace dribble, and combination dribble.
Spend at least 30 minutes on three different occasions developing individual defensive skills.
Explain and demonstrate 10 official basketball signals.
Play three shot-improving games with a member of your den or team.
Play five games of basketball.
Participate in a basketball clinic.
Attend a high school, college, or professional basketball game.
Basketball Online Resources
NBA.com - National Basketball Association
Steps to Follow:
Download and Print Worksheet at bottom of page
Scout completes Worksheet
Turn completed Worksheet into your Den Leader
Den Leader may have questions for your Scout
Den Leader will enter completion date into Tracking Software
Scout will be awarded Loop a/o Pin at the next Pack Meeting
Limit of Two Loops and Two Pins per Month