Umpiring

TABLE TENNIS IRELAND UMPIRE AND REFEREES ASSOCIATION

NOTICE FOR PLAYERS AND COACHES

The following is a list of offences for which Yellow Cards will be issued:

1.       KICKING TABLE OR SURROUNDS

2.       THROWING BAT

3.       HITTING BALL DELIBERATELY OUT OF COURT,

4.       SWEARING

5.       DISRESPECTFUL BEHAVIOUR TO UMPIRE, REFEREE OR CONTROL TABLE STAFF

6.       VERY LOUD SHOUTING WHICH DISTURBS PLAY ON OTHER COURTS

7.       DIRECTING SHOUTING OR FIST PUNCHING TOWARDS THE OPPONENT

8.       DELAYING RETURN TO TABLE AFTER SET/TIME OUT

9.       SUPPORTERS OR COACHES HECKLING/DERIDING/SHOWING DISRESPECT TO OPPONENTS OR OFFICIALS.

10.   SPITTING

A warning may be given for a first offense, except No. 10 which will be an immediate Yellow Card.

Condition of Bats will be checked and any Bat found to be illegal or damaged will not be allowed.

In some circumstances the player may be allowed to use such a bat, on condition that the bat may not be used again.

A record of such bats will be kept.

 

Vivienne Barry

Chairman

17/10/2012