Rules and refereeing

Rules

The most recent edition of the rules was published by the World Gateball Union in 2011. Partial amendments to the rules were applied from 1 April 2015.

In addition to these rules, Gateball Australia has agreed the following rules for playing with less than five members on each team:

Refereeing

Gateball Referees can attain accreditation to three levels:

International

Accredited by the World Gateball Union – allows the referee to exam candidates for Level 1 accreditation

Level 1

Senior level – allows the referee to exam candidates for Level 2 accreditation

Level 2

Basic accreditation

The procedure for referee accreditation is available for download.

The following people are the accredited gateball referees:

QLD

Keith McLeod (International)
Bruce McAlister (International)
Margaret Barnard (International)
Glenda Windust (International)
John Angus (Level 2)
Ian Clayton (Level 2)
Lynne Farry (Level 2)
May Feddersen (Level 2)
Greg Fetherstone (Level 2)
Ethel Hughes (Level 2)
Elizabeth Kent (Level 2)
Barbara Northcott (Level 2)
Jim Northcott (Level 2)
Don O’Doherty (Level 2)
Geoff Percival (Level 2)
Sandra Reynolds (Level 2)
Philip Rowland (Level 2)
Coral Schintler (Level 2)
Les Smedley (Level 2)
Adele Stokes (Level 2)
Ron Stokes (Level 2)
Jocelyn Sweeney (Level 2)
Diana Wright (Level 2)
Gareth Hughes (Level 2)
David Hughes (Level 2)
Sherill Dennerley (Level 2)
John Turner (Level 2)
Carol Clayton (Level 2)
Geoff Morris (Level 2)
Herman Bekker (Level 2)
Julia Vickers ((Level 2)
Beryl Turner (Level 2)
Frances Wregg (Level 2)
Claus Jehne (Level 2)
Jennifer Morris (Level 2)
Maggi Harmen (Level 2)

VIC

Lowen Clarke (Level 2)
Catherine Doherty (Level 2)
Chris Langford (Level 2)
Sue Leitenger (Level 2)
Adrian Masterman-Smith (Level 2)
Tim Stagg (Level 2)

NSW

John Park (Level 2)
Ken Poole (Level 2)
Will Antill (Level 2)
Josh Willsher (Level 2)
Penny Park (Level 2)
Judy Squelch (Level 2)
Kerrie Sutherland (Level 2)
Manuel Gutierrez (Level 2)
Glenda Gutierrez (Level 2)

ACT

Gilon Smith (Level 1)
Glen Whitehead (Level 1)
Tim Goodland (Level 2)
Alex Park (Level 2)