Team Play Rules

Challenge Rules

  • You may issue 1 challenge at a time.
  • You can only be challenged by one team at any given time. This prevents outstanding challenges from accumulating against you.
  • You may challenge up to 3 spots.
  • If the challenge is successful, you will take the spot of the team you challenged, and your opponent will be bumped down 1 spot.
  • If challenged, you will have 2 days to “Accept” or “Deny” the challenge or the challenge will be considered a “forfeit” and the challenger will be granted the win.
  • By accepting a challenge, you agree to play the challenge within 7 days after the date of acceptance.
  • If you cannot play within 7 days, simply “Deny” the challenge and the challenger will be rewarded the win and can move on.
  • If a challenge is accepted and not played within 7 days, it will expire and the challenge will be deleted from the system and will have to be re-issued. Of course, since rankings continually change, a re-challenge may not be possible.
  • The team being challenged will be considered the home team, and will provide one of the following type of  Pickleballs; Franklin X-40 or Dura Fast 40, to play the match.

Match Rules

  • 6-person team of rostered players. Only four players play at one time. Two players will be subs.
  • One match will consist of 8 out of 15 games.
  • All games will be played first to 15 points wins the game.
  • Match winner MUST report match results immediately after the match.
  • Substitutions are allowed at anytime during a game.
  • In the event of a tie teams will play a first to 15 tiebreaker.
  • Two players per team will play in the tiebreaker. Subs are allowed anytime. 
  • Teams that failed to play at least one match during a three week period, are automatically dropped 5 spots.
  • Either team may stop a match for safety reasons such as darkness or weather, and can mutually agree to continue match another time.
  • Top 50% of the teams will qualify for playoffs if, they have played an average of at least one match, or more per week during the season. Playoffs are held the last week of the season.