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Rule Submission TitleClarification of spectator participation on calls
USAP Board VoteFailure Confirmed
USAP Rules Committee VoteFailed
USAP Rules Committee Vote ReasonThe clarification is unnecessary. The rule covers all calls, which includes line calls.
Existing Rule #13.C.2.a.
Proposed Rule Change

13.C.2.a. Spectators should not be consulted on any calls made by a player, the referee, or line judges.

Original Rule Text

13.C.2.a. Spectators should not be consulted on any calls.

Reasoning Behind Suggested Change

Clarification.

Rule Book Year2024
Rule Change ID1198
Date CreatedMay 14, 2023
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