3-5-4 Successive charged time-outs may be granted each team during a dead-ball period provided the team has timeouts remaining. Each team is entitled to three during each half. Unused timeouts from the first half cannot be used in the second half or in overtime. Unused second half timeouts may be utilized in overtime if allowed by state association rules. No single charged time out shall exceed one minute. When a team has used its allowable timeouts in each half, its coach and captain should be notified. A timeout may not be shortened unless both teams are ready for play.