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Sport Description

Singles Racquetball - $5 per team

Players are in charge of calling points. We ask that you use the honor system.

 

Court   

  1. 4 wall courts are used and located in the Rec Center
  2. Each court consists of the shortline (middle of court), service line (in front of short line), service zone(area between short and service lines), receiving line (5 ft back from the short line).

Rules

  1. POINTS:
    1. 1st to 15 points. Players must win by 2 points or more. Only the server can score
    2. All walls are in
    3. If a ball is hit outside of the court, the point or serve will be awarded to the player that did not hit the ball
    4. The objective is to serve or return the ball so the opponent is unable to keep the ball in play
    5. To keep the ball "in play", you must keep the ball from bouncing more than once
  2. SERVE:
    1. Service is exchanged when the server fails to return an opponent’s shot or double faults.
    2. First serve will be decided by playing one game of rock, paper, scissors
    3. Server is responsible for saying the score before serve
    4. Server has 2 chances to serve legally before losing the serve
    5. A serve is illegal if:
      1. the ball does not hit the front wall first
      2. the serve hits the back wall, ceiling, or both walls before the floor.
      3. the ball falls short of or touches the short line (mid line)
      4. the server does not bounce the ball before hitting it
      5. the server does not stay within service line during the serve
    6. If the serving player fails to return his or her opponent’s shot, the serving player loses the serve
    7. Both players may call long or short serves
  3. RETURNS & RALLIES:
    1. A return from service is illegal if:
      1. the returner does not allow the ball to pass the short line
      2. the returner hits the ball in the air before it crosses the safety zone
    2. A rally is lost if:
      1. The ball bounces more than once before being hit
      2. The ball does not reach the front wall on the fly
      3. The ball strikes a player when it does not have the velocity to make it to the front wall
        1. If ball did have velocity and direction to hit the front wall, the point will be replayed.
      4. A player switches hands during the point
      5. A player carries or slings ball w/ racquet

 

 

EACH PARTICIPANT MUST SIGN AN E-WAIVER ON IM LEAGUES BEFORE THE FIRST GAME.

 

ALL INJURIES MUST BE REPORTED TO THE INTRAMURAL WORKER IMMEDIATELY.  EACH PARTICIPANT IS FINANCIALLY RESPONSIBLE FOR CARE OF PERSONAL INJURY, THEREFORE, THE IM SPORTS DEPARTMENT AND ACU URGES ALL PARTICIPANTS TO BE COVERED BY A PERSONAL INSURANCE POLICY OR PURCHASE A STUDENT INSURANCE POLICY OFFERED BY THE SCHOOL.  THE IM SPORTS DEPARTMENT AND ABILENE CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY WILL NOT BE HELD RESPONSIBLE FOR ACCIDENTS.

 

PLAY AT YOUR OWN RISK.

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Kyle  AnnouncementFri, Nov 1 02:03 PM
Don't forget to pay by 5pm on Friday. Thanks!

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