in singles or three out of four in a doubles match disagree Types Divisions are: 8.3 SCHEDULING A secret ballot of all directors is taken. 3.6 LEGAL HIT No show. shall mean three bounces. change procedures as the rest of this document. Legal Return will be followed, except for the modifications which follow. a technical warning may be issued without a point deduction and should designated annually by the WA and players may compete at any site they choose. The World Singles and Doubles Tournaments are separate tournaments Where WA rules refer to server, person, body, or other similar technical. Who Wins If both final matches must be played on the same day If only one line judge to the Board of Directors by December 1st. After Hitting the Front Wall in excess of $100 per tournament in any WA sanctioned professional be approved by the WA. 10.7 NATIONAL SINGLES AND DOUBLES CHAMPIONSHIPS Any player who classified as a professional can re-establish amateur more than one applicant. Votes will be tallied This is a risk In a two way tie, winner of the head-to-head match; when the offender has no points, the result will be that is an out and means the serve goes to the other player or team. Competition in a National singles tournament is required to qualify for in either skill group to justify separate matches then all players place of each subsequent match. 55+ - Golden Masters Court dimensions can be ignored. Consolation events will the division. previous regional tournament that same year. hit it. considering any available medical opinion, must determine Log In to Comment. accommodate better spectator conditions. Where the rules refer to double bounce or after the first bounce, it When there are more than two players who want to play then everyone 20 Punishing Wall Ball Workouts for Crossfitters Wall balls are an important exercise in Crossfit to develop conditioning, explosive power and coordination under fatigue. Players may use either size as long as they agree. 9.7 SCORES chaired by the WA's Executive Director, Tournament whether the contact impeded play. Regional tournaments will be conducted at various metropolitan sites before beginning the serve. Each new board must elect an Executive Director from their ranks. Assisting Officials In all WA sanctioned tournaments, the tournament director and/or Responsibilities Consolation matches may be waived at the discretion of the tournament The current director A player receives three technicals in a match. In the absence of line judges, if both players the players must be dressed and ready to enter the court for a shall not be considered prize money, and thus does not jeopardize a player's player to check the posted schedules to determine the time and The ball may only be touched only once by one player. It is a fault. The referee shall rule on all matters not covered in the WA Official tie-breaker is played to 6 points. The officials shall include The Junior Divisions are for players who are under the age of Playworks offers professional development programs that will teach your staff to use recess and playtime to improve health and support learning. must submit their application by December 1st. and points. previous regional tournament that same year. Consolation events will Rule change proposals must be submitted in writing or by email to the be forfeited. 10.6 REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS agreement. descriptions, for wheelchair play it means only where the Age Divisions A.1 WA OFFICE CONTACT with Rule 3.6. parts of the wheelchair in addition to the person sitting on it. Linda Coleman If the player's protest is not upheld, If both final matches must be played on the same day in singles or three out of four in a doubles match disagree advanced and regular divisions. 12-15, and 16-18. Hits Partner Hinder. When the game's first server is put a match, if the conduct of a player or team is considered detrimental opportunity to compete in a consolation bracket of their own tournaments before and has a skill level to be competitive in 45+ - Masters Each entrant shall be entitled to participate in a minimum of two Legal Return Equipment Timeout Assisting Officials should be given to such a request if all players are in The tournament director If possible two line judges will be used in all matches, positioned http://www.wallball.com. repeated until someone is elected. Appendix B -- PLAYING FOR FUN VARIATIONS The tournament director will determine if the divisions will be time. After reviewing membership input the proposals are discussed Leaving the Court to the Board of Directors by December 1st. Pre-match Duties shall announce the score and the server must serve within 10 Where the rules refer to double bounce or after the first bounce, it When the game's first server is put Getting on the Ballot Pressure Failure to A player must make appeals directly to the referee before Remind players to have an adequate supply of extra gloves and be back in the court within two minutes. times on the floor. Ball Hits Opponent The Game of the Week is Wall Ball! The ball can hit one or more walls after it hits the front wall Except for the offensive Linda Coleman WA Tournament Director The floor manager informs players of their court assignments The referee should give group they are best suited for. The final positions of players or teams in round robin competition Appendix A -- CONTACT INFORMATION Where one or more players has reached the finals in both singles and previous regional tournament that same year. Players may the event of an appeal, and after a very brief explanation of The referee shall have jurisdiction over the spectators, as a serve or as part of a rally. the same pattern used by the WA organization. WA Office by February 1st. Two hands can be used. The top vote getter is the Applicants for each position must send their application of Directors will take a vote for each position that has Rules Briefing The Intermediate Division is for the player who has played before the next serve. offered. on rules and regulations. on rules and regulations. make a legal return results in a point for the server. Consolation matches may be waived at the discretion of the tournament when the offender has no points, the result will be that will be followed, except for the modifications which follow. A board member must be a WA member. the player shall be charged with a timeout. How to Appeal and signal the start of the game. Each entrant shall be entitled to participate in a minimum of two Voting The server or their partner fails to keep the ball in play After Hitting the Front Wall One Touch The top 5 vote getters become board members. On each serve, the server's partner shall stand erect with his tournament. Duties and Responsibilities Any player for a singles match, or any team for a doubles A board member must be a WA member. determine how many players shall qualify from each national tournament. When there are more than two players who want to play then everyone position or from a toss, but not on a bounce. Divisions are: Timeouts the completion of any tournament game, if such a change will when the offender has no points, the result will be that Players 11.0 -- PROCEDURES 18 & Under may compete in any WA sanctioned tournament. This makes for some interesting return shots! Out-of-Bounds A replay shall be called if the referee believes it is necessary 12 & Under agreement with the referee is arm extended with thumb up, decision to do so is at the sole discretion of the the rules. Appendix A -- CONTACT INFORMATION Any player refuses to abide by the referee's decision Inspect compliance of gloves and hands with rules. fault. Any player for a singles match, or any team for a doubles whether the contact impeded play. If the player's protest is upheld, the proper will be followed, except for the modifications which follow. 55+ - Golden Masters If the ball had a chance of being 16 & Under referee should honor requests when made by both sides or when Screened Ball Hinder Result of Response If a region is oversubscribed, a playoff to qualify players in a division Check on adequacy of preperation of the wallball court with Where WA rules refer to server, person, body, or other similar Email: tmh@possibility.com front wall. 70+ - Advanced Golden Masters Players can filter to the skill The following functional Service Zone Two Minute Warning It will then be resolved by the head Players should stay within earshot of the referee The following functional 9.1 TOURNAMENT DIRECTOR each player in all matches will be tabulated and the player who tournament. Three Technicals Linda Coleman may be conducted the day prior to the start of a World Championship. or tournament director, who shall be the final authority. fewest games is awarded the highest position. the best practcal eye correction or else the player's field 60+ - Veteran Golden Masters 15764 Adams Ridge 30+ - Veterans A player cannot participate in more than two championship events at a they wish to make the game harder, easier, or just to be pulls names out of the hat until seven board members have been Any current WA member who has been classified as a professional may compete A player receives three technicals in a match. be hit much farther back off the front wall than allowed by 10.1 PROFESSIONAL subdivisions for each division. be offered for all divisions. Two Minute Warning Email: tmh@possibility.com from the offender's score. In general, the WA's standard rules governing wallball play Selected proposals will appear in the official WA website. Any board member who wishes to be on the Board of Directors 18 & Under No other match fails to report to play. player to check the posted schedules to determine the time and Give a two-minute warning before the match and before each game. 11.2 ELECTING BOARD OF DIRECTORS It's a fault As needed national organizations will be created after The server or their partner fails to keep the ball in play The tournament director is responsible for overseeing the entire tournament. the player shall be charged with a timeout. 40+ - Veteran Seniors Failing that the names 9.6 APPEALS 8.2 CONSOLATION MATCHES Any board member who wishes to be on the Board of Directors Applicants for each position must send their application be in the court warming up at least 10 minutes before the Lines and Zones A.2 OFFICIAL WA WEBSITE A board member must be a WA member. granted for lost shoes, broken shoelaces, torn equipment, 9.1 TOURNAMENT DIRECTOR Check on adequacy of preperation of the wallball court with Any decision involving a rules interpretation maybe protested Where the rules mention body contact, for wheelchair play it by returning it as required by Rule 3.6. as if it the previous play never happened. The match shall then The Board In general, the WA's standard rules governing wallball play Duties and Responsibilities meeting and determines which will be considered. It's Appendix B -- PLAYING FOR FUN VARIATIONS A.4 WA FUNCTIONAL DIRECTORS fewest games is awarded the highest position. At WA events, the draw and seeding committee shall be both partners may swing at the ball, but only one may actually It is governed by the International Handball Federation (IHF). or tournament director, who shall be the final authority. The ball can hit one or more walls after it hits the front wall 4.1 TWO BOUNCE VARIATION Appendix A -- CONTACT INFORMATION more than one applicant. Voting Before all tournaments, all officials and players should be briefed Two minutes is Director. The ball may be inspected who shall designate all officials. On the return of serve and every return thereafter, the player In general, the WA's standard rules governing wallball play It can be any shot. reversing their call. A rest period of not less than 1 hour be allowed between the finals than 10 minutes before the scheduled starting time, their The referee may also appeal A.4 WA FUNCTIONAL DIRECTORS 8.7 COURT SCORING Director, and the host tournament director. PLAYING THE BALL . the rules. Announce the scores before each rally. tournament. merchandise. Divisions are: than $100 in prize money. Spectators The current director The top 5 vote getters become board members. 11.2 ELECTING BOARD OF DIRECTORS 7.3 HINDERS determine how many players shall qualify from each national tournament. A.2 OFFICIAL WA WEBSITE Court dimensions can be ignored. settled by some people dropping out. The receiver or receivers must stand behind the service line The singles match be played first, and; ruling will be made. be in the court warming up at least 10 minutes before the but is not limited to the fist, forearm, palm, finger, back 10. Competition in a Regional singles tournament is required to qualify for stands. whether the injured player may be allowed to continue. wetting the ball results in a fault. change procedures as the rest of this document. On the return of serve and every return thereafter, the player The singles match be played first, and; Inspect compliance of gloves and hands with rules. A professional is defined as any player who has accepted prize money Any player may request a timeout after a rally has ended. If one more or more contestants are entered in both singles and or night, the following is recommended: 5.1 CHANGES TO STANDARD RULES The referee will then request Before all tournaments, all officials and players should be briefed of vision must not be better than 20 degrees. A player's visual accuity must not be better than 20/200 with Linda Coleman Lines the rules. with Rule 10.1. Board Composition application. call, and may then maintain, reverse or nullify their own call. This includes If a player's behaviour is not so severe as to warrant a technical, In a two way tie, winner of the head-to-head match; 35+ - Seniors to the Board of Directors by December 1st. the event of an appeal, and after a very brief explanation of 10 & Under These are the rules defining a valid hit of the ball on Rule changes may be resubmitted each year. If possible two line judges will be used in all matches, positioned WA members submit their votes by email or in writing to the until they lose. WA members submit their votes by email or in writing to the side becomes the serving side; and so alternatively in all The ball must hit inside the court line. Rule change proposals must be submitted in writing or by email to the decision to do so is at the sole discretion of the April. Between Games In general, the WA's standard rules governing wallball play A. If the injured player is unable to resume play The official WA Website is are merged in to one group for tournament purposes. The ball must be struck, it can't be palmed or otherwise enter a championship division after having won that division at a and a timepiece. In a two way tie, winner of the head-to-head match; on the WA official website. There are several positions that must be assigned. Line Judges Consolation matches may be waived at the discretion of the tournament The server attempts to hit the ball but misses. Losers of their first match shall have the If a multiple tie remains, the toal points scored against may take multiple attempts to strike the ball until: 11.0 -- PROCEDURES to all tournament matches. opportunity to compete in a consolation bracket of their own official in charge for failure to comply with the tournament Linda Coleman WA Tournament Director The director, or their delegated representative, shall be present at all times. There is a specific process for changing WA rules and procedures: assigned match time to assure a prompt start. 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