NEW FOR THE 2018 SEASON
Two designated, "cleared" individuals may act as sideline coaches during play in conformity to the USAB/BWF rules that appear in your rule book. These person shall be coaches and are assigned for the duration of the entire event that day. Pace of play shall not be interrupted.
No one else may speak to players from the side or from behind the court during a match. This includes all contests including duel matches and any tournament sanctioned by CIF.
Violators will be asked to move away from the match in question.
The service rules will follow those of the BWF/USAB.
No player shall gain an advantage by way of the serve. The serve must still be struck with the racket shaft at a downward angle and below the waist.