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ITTA Umpire and Referees- Info on the Issuing of Yellow Cards

10 November 2014

ITTA UMPIRE AND REFEREES ASSOCIATION

The Association would like to remind all Players and Coaches 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.

A record of such bats will be kept.

Please remember to nominate any player you think should be considered for the Fair Play Award.  Just give the name and reason for the nomination to the tournament Referee.

 

We would also remind Umpires that decisions should be as consistent as possible.

Vivienne Barry

Chairman

09/11/2014

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