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Last update 1/11/16

  1. Organization

a.      The Paralympic Committee of the 20th Maccabiah will be responsible for the Paralympic Tennis competitions of the 20th Maccabiah.

b.      The wheelchairs Tennis tournaments will be conducted according to the IPC and ITF rules of Tennis and the rules as specified herewith.

c.       Participation in the tournaments is open to any athlete who is in possession of a

Participant Card issued by the Organizing Committee of the 20th Maccabiah, and is registered for the wheelchairs Tennis competitions.

d.      Participation in the wheelchairs Tennis competitions is open to players with a minimal disability category known or equivalent to "OPEN" or "QUAD".

e.      Athletes without an official international disability classification can apply for a classification in Israel before the competitions. All medical documentations need to be submitted in advance and confirm that the minimum criteria have been met.

  1. Venues, Times and conditions of play

a.      The Sport Department will determine venues and times of the wheelchairs tennis competitions.

b.      The tournament will be held outdoors on Hard Court Surface

c.       The following day's ORDER OF PLAY will be posted at the Tennis venues and accommodation centers after the end of each day's play. Only the order of play released and signed by the referees is binding.

d.      Players entered into the 20th Maccabiah must be available to play at any time, according to the order of play, during the full duration of the tournament. There will be no exception to this rule. The ITF punctuality/no show regulation will be strictly enforced.

e.      Referees will make every effort not to schedule matches between 13:00 and 15:30.

f.       Four new balls will be provided for matches. New balls will be provided for third sets.. Practice balls will NOT be provided.

  1. Events

There will be one category for the competitions – OPEN.

  1. System of competition

The system of competition will be set at a later date by the sport department of the   

20th Maccabiah according to the entry forms to the competition.

  1. Officiating

a.      The Tennis Committee will appoint the referee for the 20th Maccabiah tennis Paralympic games. The referee, in consultation with the Tennis Committee, will appoint two assistant referees.

b.      These three referees will appoint chair and roving umpires as will be required.

  1. General

a.      These regulations form part of the complete 20th Maccabiah Regulations and must be read along with the instructions found in “Basic Regulations and Disciplinary Procedures”.

b.      In the event of a discrepancy between the regulations written here and those appearing in the “Basic Regulations”, the regulations written here will apply and be binding.

c.       Rulings not covered in any of the regulations will be resolved by a Court of Appeal comprising the referee and four heads of delegation to be appointed at the draw ceremony. A head of delegation whose country is involved in any appeal may not vote thereon. A referee and two heads of delegation will constitute a quorum. In the event of a tied vote, the referee will cast a deciding vote.