|Rule Submission Title||Paddle Color in Tournament|
|Existing Rule #||2E and 2G1|
|Proposed Rule Change|
|Original Rule Text|
2.G.1. Safety and Distraction. A player may be required to change apparel that is inappropriate, including that which approximates the color of the ball.
2.G.2. Depictions. Graphics, insignias, pictures, and writing on apparel must be in good taste.
2.G.3. Footwear. Shoes must have soles that do not mark or damage the court’s playing surface.
2.E. Paddle Specifications.
2.E.2 Surface roughness.
2.E.6 Prohibited Surface Features and Mechanical Features.
2.E.7 Model Designation.
|Reasoning Behind Suggested Change|
This is NOT about paddle production. The sportsmanship; especially in tournament, is the main reason.
|Rule Book Year||2024|
|Rule Change ID||930|
|Date Created||March 14, 2023|
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