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Discussion: Ejection Rule

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March 24, 2020
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Ejection Rule
"A player or coach who has been ejected from the game must leave the bench area, unless the act is determined to be flagrant, then the player or coach must leave the grounds..." --- SSUSA rule

If a player is ejected from a game during a tournament for a non-flagrant infraction, how long is he suspended from playing? Just the game in question? One more game? The remainder of the tournament?
March 25, 2020
Men's 65
2836 posts
Absent aggravating circumstances, like an actual physical altercation or threats of violence directed toward other players, umpires or tournament officials, the penalty is generally just exclusion from participation in the remainder of the subject game ... This is a determination that's within the scope of authority of the Tournament Director as it relates to any additional game(s) of ineligibility (s)he may deem appropriate ... Just an obvious reminder for the ejected player: It's usually not in his best interest for regaining eligibility by continuing to argue, debate of otherwise behave poorly ... In my experience with these things over many years, it's almost always a "heat of the moment" incident that goes away as quickly as it shows up ...

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