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USA Pickleball Rules

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USA Pickleball-Rulebook 2022

Sportsmanship Guide 2021
While it is impossible to address every nuance of every situation which can arise, the USA Pickleball Sportsmanship Committee worked to develop guidelines that are both broad enough and specific enough to provide guidance in the most common situations and can be extrapolated using common sense to situations that are not directly addressed.

Official USA Pickleball Scoresheets