Pickle-ball created in
summer of 1965 on Bainbridge Island near Seattle, Washington
The co-inventors were
U.S. congressmen: Joel Pritchard, William Bell, Barney McCallum
Original courts were made of
asphalt, concrete outdoor courts
In the mid-1970's
pickle-ball developed formalized rules and became a widely played game at schools & fitness centers
The net is how high?
3 feet high in regulation pickle-ball
The racquet is made of?
solid wood, usually square with a nylon safety strap used to contact the ball
The ball is made of?
plastic, baseball or softball size
The game is typically played on a?
wooden court indoors and a blacktop surface outdoors
What are the dimensions of the court?
The same as a badminton doubles court and also has a 7 foot non-volley zone on either side of the net
Pickle-ball can be played as?
singles or doubles game
The game is played to how many points?
11 points, winning team must win by 2 points
While serving, the server must keep ?
1 foot behind the back line
The serve is?
underhand, the paddle must pass below the waist on the serve
is not allowed!
The serve must be made?
diagonally across the court and the ball must clear the non-volley zone
Only 1 serve attempt is allowed except when?
the ball hits the net and lands on the proper service court
The player on the right side of the court?
Each player must play the ball when?
after a bounce on the 1st hit
A team can only score when?
A ball that hits the line is?
a low shot hit near opponent's back-court
a ground stroke where ball just clears the non-volley Zone
a stroke hit on the opposite side of the hand
a serve that lands out of bounds, does not clear the net, or lands out of bounds
a shot hit on the right side of a right-handed player
any point that must be replayed
a high and soft shot hit over the defense onto the court
area on each side of the net where the ball can only be played on a bounce
a hit used to begin play made diagonally
a forceful shot made above the player's head
to hit the ball in the air before it hits the court