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Registration Deadline: February 17, 2016
Captain's Meeting: N/A
Games Begin: February 29, 2016
Season Length: 3 weeks
Tournament Format: Pool Play to All-University Tournament
Location of Games: McLane Student Life Center (SLC) Racquetball Courts
Team Info: A team is comprised of 4 participants. Three (3) players are required in order to avoid a forfeit.


  • Game time is forfeit time.
  • A 45-minute time limit has been established for each contest.
  • Grace can be awarded to an opponent if and only if a representative of that team is signed in.
    • Grace is 10 minutes
    • 5 points are instantly given to the team who grants grace


  • The match is played best 2 out of 3
  • First two games are played to 15 points. In the event of a third game, it is played to 11 points.
  • Rally Scoring - a point is scored at the end of every play
  • Teams DO NOT have to win by two points
  • For all playoff games, there will be no time restriction and teams will be allowed to play all 3 games if needed

During Play:

  • No catching, lifting or throwing of the ball over the net is allowed
  • No touching the net
  • The opponent cannot block the set
    • If any part of the ball has crossed the vertical plane, a free ball is in effect and both teams are entitled to it.
  • Substitutions may be made when the ball is not in play.
  • The ball is dead when it hits the floor or the ceiling
  • The opponents back wall is out of bounds to your team
  • You may use two walls on your own side of the court to keep the ball in play.
  • The ball may only hit opponent's wall once or no wall at all
  • A ball passing through the side openings of the net on the 1st or 2nd contact is replayed
    • Third contact through the side opening is considered out of play.
    • If a ball on 1st and 2nd hit goes out of the court, a replay is awarded.
  • Serving:
    • A volley shall determine first service
    • The server can serve anywhere within 3 feet along the back wall
    • The ball may not touch the ceiling, back wall or any two walls on the serve
    • One side wall may be touched during the serve
    • Serving order must be kept prior to the serving
    • Server cannot spike or block the ball until he/she loses the serve.
    • Blocking, spiking, or attacking a serve is illegal.

All-University Tournament Eligibility:

  • In order to be eligible to compete in the All-University Tournament, teams must:
    • Be the top team of their division
    • Obtain a cumulative sportsmanship rating of 3.0 during the regular season.
  • In addition, at-large bids will be awarded at the discretion of the Championship Selection Committee.

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