## How far is a elementary school 3 point line?

Instead, the three-point line runs in a straight line from the baseline out 16 feet, nine inches, at which point the line begins to curve. The straight lines are an even 22 feet from the center of the basket, and on the arc, the distance is 23 feet and nine inches.

**How far is the free throw line youth?**

The foul line is 15 feet from the backboard for junior high school players and older. To teach proper shooting techniques, the Biddy League, for youth players, allows 7 to 8 year old players to use an 8-foot high basket. They use a free throw line that is 12 feet 10 inches from the backboard.

**How far out is the free throw line?**

15 ft

Table

Area | NBA |
---|---|

Imperial | |

3-point line distance from the basket | 23.75 ft 22 ft in corner |

Key (shaded lane or restricted area) width | 16 ft |

Free-throw line distance from point on the floor directly below the backboard | 15 ft |

### Is the free throw line is 12 feet from the basket?

The NBA, the NCAA and the National Federation of State High School Associations dictate that the free-throw line is 15 feet horizontally from the plane of the front of the backboard. The free-throw line on international courts is 15.09 feet from the backboard.

**How far away is the free throw line from the basket in middle school?**

The distance of the free-throw line is measured from a point on the floor directly below the backboard. At the junior high, high school, NCAA, WNBA and NBA levels, the free-throw line is 15 feet away from this point.

**How far is the free throw line in 7th grade?**

Distance of Free-Throw Line: 7-8 and 9-11 year-olds should take free throws 14 feet from the basket to develop proper form and increase success.

#### How long is the middle school free throw line?

The distance of the free-throw line is measured from a point on the floor directly below the backboard. At the junior high, high school, NCAA, WNBA and NBA levels, the free-throw line is 15 feet away from this point. At the FIBA level, the free-throw line is actually a bit further—15.09 feet from the point.

**How far away is the free throw line in middle school basketball?**

For 9th-12th graders, a 22’2” arc is preferred, but if this line is not on a court the next available line under 22’2” is recommended. Distance of Free-Throw Line: 7-8 and 9-11 year-olds should take free throws 14 feet from the basket to develop proper form and increase success.

**Where do you measure free throw line from?**

This measurement is taken from the plane of the front of the backboard. Because the front of the backboard runs parallel to the baseline, you can take your measurements from the baseline.

## How far is the free throw line in Basketball Australia?

Basketball Court Measurement Table

Area | FIBA / NBL |
---|---|

Imperial | |

3-point line distance from the basket | 22.15 ft 21.65 ft in corner† |

Key (shaded lane or restricted area) width | 16.08 ft |

Free-throw line distance from point on the floor directly below the backboard | 15.09 ft |

**What is the distance from rim to free throw line?**

The free throw line is 13 feet away from the front of the rim and 15 feet away from the backboard. The rim is 18” in diameter, so the exact center of the rim is 13’ 9” from the free throw line.

**How far is the free throw line from the hoop?**

The free-throw line is about 13 feet horizontally from the front edge of the hoop. International hoops must be a minimum of 450 mm and a maximum of 459 mm, which is between 17.72 and 18 inches.

### How far is the middle school free throw line?

The NBA, the NCAA and the National Federation of State High School Associations dictate that the free-throw line is 15 feet horizontally from the plane of the front of the backboard. The free-throw line on international courts is 15.09 feet from the backboard.

**What are the dimensions of a free throw line?**

The free throw lane is the hub of the action in each half-court. This rectangle is 12 feet wide — 16 feet at the men’s pro level. Its length, as measured from the basket to the free throw line, is 15 feet at all levels.