The Bahrain Basketball Association (BBA) has announced the new competitions season for 2018-2019 with new rules and regulations.
The league will be played in a single round with 13 teams facing one another. The top two teams of the league will qualify directly for the Golden Square competition.
The third-placed team will play against the sixth-placed team while the team in fourth position will take on the team placed fifth. Both winners will qualify for the Golden Square competition.
The seven teams at the bottom along with the two teams that fail to qualify for the top four competition will play in a one-round Silver League.
In the Golden Square competition, the top team will play against the fourth-placed team, while the second take on the third in best of three clashes. The winners of two matches out of three will qualify for the best of five final.
The BBA also confirmed the inclusion of one foreign professional player in each team in the new season. The inclusion of two professionals in each team during Golden Square and the finals of both league and cup competitions is under consideration.