Northeastern Intramural Sports

Racquetball Managers Meeting
General Rules
 All games are played at Cabot Center
 Singles Racquetball may only have one person on the roster

 Game ...
The Court
 The racquetball court consists of the short line, service line, service zone,
receiving line, and safety zone....
Service

 To serve legally:
 The server must have his or her entire body and the ball within the
serving zone until the ...
Rally

MANAGER'S MEETING

 After service, players alternate shots until one player fails to return his
opponent’s shot to...
Dead Ball Hinders

MANAGER'S MEETING

 A dead ball hinder results in the point being replayed and including the
following...
Avoidable Hinders
 An avoidable hinder results in an “out” or a point depending on whether
the offender was serving or re...
Quiz

 Now complete the quiz below.
MANAGER'S MEETING
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  1. 1. Northeastern Intramural Sports Racquetball Managers Meeting
  2. 2. General Rules  All games are played at Cabot Center  Singles Racquetball may only have one person on the roster  Game Length  The match will consist of the best of three games  Games are played to 15 points  Only the server may score a point. If the receiver wins the point, he or she is awarded the serve. MANAGER'S MEETING  Players must wear athletic attire. NO EXCEPTIONS
  3. 3. The Court  The racquetball court consists of the short line, service line, service zone, receiving line, and safety zone. Service Line: Parallel to the short line and located five feet in front of it Service Zone: Five foot plane between the short line and the service line Receiving Line: Broken line parallel to the short line Safety Zone: Five foot plane between the short line and the receiving line, this zone is only observed during the serve MANAGER'S MEETING  Short Line: Halfway between and parallel to the front wall and back wall
  4. 4. Service  To serve legally:  The server must have his or her entire body and the ball within the serving zone until the ball passes the short line.  The ball must strike the ground before the server strikes it. Then it must strike the front wall and lastly hit the floor behind the short line.  A legal serve may not strike the ceiling, back wall, or both side walls prior to striking the ground behind the short line.  The receiver of the score may not enter the safety zone until the ball bounces. MANAGER'S MEETING  The first service of the match will be decided by a spin of a racquet.  The first service of each subsequent game will be given to the winner of the previous game.  The server has two faults to deliver a legal serve.  After the second fault the serve is awarded to the opponent.
  5. 5. Rally MANAGER'S MEETING  After service, players alternate shots until one player fails to return his opponent’s shot to the front wall. An illegal return includes:  The ball bouncing more than once on the floor before being returned  The ball not reaching the front wall on the fly  A player switching hands during the rally  A player touching the ball with anything aside from his or her racquet  A player carrying the ball with his or her racquet
  6. 6. Dead Ball Hinders MANAGER'S MEETING  A dead ball hinder results in the point being replayed and including the following:  Any played ball that hits an opponent on the fly prior to striking the front wall  Any unavoidable body contact that interferes with seeing or returning the ball  Any unavoidable screen of the sight of the ball  Any ball that there is no fair chance to return the ball due to an unavoidable screen on the opposing player’s part
  7. 7. Avoidable Hinders  An avoidable hinder results in an “out” or a point depending on whether the offender was serving or receiving.  All rules not explicitly stated here will be governed by the USA Racquetball official rules. MANAGER'S MEETING  Avoidable hinders include the following:  A player fails to move sufficiently to allow their opponent his or her shot  A player moves into position to block an opponent about to make a return on the ball  A player moves in the way of a ball that is just played by an opponent
  8. 8. Quiz  Now complete the quiz below. MANAGER'S MEETING

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