Game Rules



 
Rules Summary
The following is an abbreviated form of the International Federation of Pickleball rules.


Basic Rules Overview

The Serve

Service Sequence

*At the beginning of each new game only one partner on the serving team has the opportunity to serve before faulting, after which the service passes to the receiving team.

Scoring

Double-Bounce Rule

Non-Volley Zone

Line Calls

Faults

Determining Serving Team
Players use a coin toss to determine who will serve first. The winner of the coin toss will have the option to choose side or to serve or receive.