USA Racquetball Event Sanctioning Changes
Beginning with newly sanctioned indoor events that start on or after July 1, 2014, the following will be in effect:
-The $4.95 player online registration fee will be removed
-Tournament and Camp Directors will have two options for the utilization of the R2 Sports Tournament Management software
1) Pay $1 per player when R2 Sports does not process credit card payments
2) Pay $1 per player plus 5% of all processed transactions when R2 Sports does process credit card payments
Rule Changes Effective September 2013
The USAR has made a few rule changes that became effective September 1st of 2013.
-2 Serves in Open Division: In USAR sanctioned events, all divisions (including the "Open" divisions) will play the Two-Serve game; except for the U.S. National Team Qualifying divisions at the U.S. National Doubles and the U.S. National Singles Championships, See Rules 3.1 and 5.
-Must Wear Shoes: Players must wear shoes and cannot play in socks or in bare feet, See Rule 2.5(b)
-No Headphones while Playing: Electronic audio devices cannot be worn during play unless they are needed to amplify one's hearing ability. See Rule 2.5(c)
-Carries are Allowed: Unintentional "Carries" during the rally are allowed and are "NO" longer called. See Rule 3.13(b).
What is MRF? - Military Racquetball Federation
Military Racquetball Federation is dedicated to promoting racquetball programs and events for our service members here and abroad including support of events for our troops in warzones. Additionally the MRF is committed to assisting Wounded Warriors with their rehabilitation using a new MRF program called Racquetball Rehabilitation Clinics (RRC). This program's focus is the use of racquetball as rehabilitation for both the physical and mental challenges suffered from combat.
MRF is a 501(c) (3) tax-deductible corporation run and staffed exclusively by volunteers.
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