LIST OF SUGGESTED PICKLEBALL RULE CHANGES FOR PREVIOUS YEARS

Rule Change Process

Rule Submission TitleClose Rules Gap for Casebook Case 3-21 - FAILURE TO CHANGE ENDS AT 6,8 OR 11
USAP Board VotePassed
USAP Rules Committee VotePassed with modification
USAP Rules Committee Vote ReasonFor the reason stated in the proposal. Editorially, change the 'and' to 'or' in the first sentence.
Existing Rule #No Current Rule
Proposed Rule Change (edited)

5.B.9. If the end change fails to be executed per Rules 5.B.3, 5.B.4, 5.B.5 or 5.B.8, the end change will be executed when realized. It is not a fault on either team, score is not impacted and serve remains with the player holding the serve.

Proposed Rule Change

5.B.9. If the end change fails to be executed per Rules 5.B.3, 5.B.4, 5.B.5 and 5.B.8, the end change will be executed when realised.  It is not a fault on either team, score is not impacted and serve remains with the player holding the serve. 

Original Rule Text

No Current Rule

Reasoning Behind Suggested Change

This proposed rules change closes the rules gap that is addressed by Casebook Case 3-21.  If accepted, Casebook Case 3-21 can be eliminated.

Rule Book Year2024
Rule Change ID1121
Date CreatedApril 30, 2023
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