APA Members, The new 2017 APA Standards of Play has been uploaded onto the website on the General Info/Rules page under How To Play and also on the Forms and Documents page. New rule changes for 2017 have a 'grey line' in the left margin so you can see the changes. Members who have signed up for the year thus far and who are attending the Lone Star tournament will be … [Read more...] about 2017 Rulebook!
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The NEW rulebook is now posted on the APA website! It is called APA 2016 Standards of Play. You can look for it under the top bar menu of 'How To Play' and it will also be put under 'Forms' in the Members Only section. Plans are to have it printed in mid March and have it mailed out to you as soon as possible, but for now, you can go online to make sure you are current with the … [Read more...] about 2016 Standards of Play: the New Rulebook
Dear APA Members, After careful consideration and review of our rules regarding throwing the ball, the APA Umpire panel recommended to the APA Board the following changes to apply to the APA 2014 Rulebook: Add the following paragraph and language: 22.214.171.124 A player's racquet with the ball in it may pass over the center line of the horse without constituting a foul or … [Read more...] about Notice from the APA Chief Umpire:
The current rulebook, with the 2014 changes, is now posted under 'How To Play'; 'General Info and Rules'. Also take a look at the updated Ratings Policy and the new Assessment Chart! It is under 'Clubs and Members'; 'Ratings'. The adjusted chart allows you to see skill levels. … [Read more...] about Current Rulebook With Changes and New Ratings Policy and Assessment Chart