Regulation Of The Game Of Ball (Gable) Without Betting

Original Language Title: Reglamento de Juego de Pelota (Frontón) sin Apuestas

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Published in the DOF on December 27, 1944



ARTICLE 1o- This Regulation shall govern the ball-game fronthons in any of its modes: being its mandatory application for the undertaking to exploit them and for their staff, as well as for the public to attend such shows. In addition, it is their decisive and definitive application in any controversy that arises.

ARTICLE 2o.- All functions will be presided over by an Inspector appointed by the Federal District Department and whose powers will be to monitor the exact compliance with this Regulation.

ARTICLE 3o.- The Inspector-Authority shall impose on the pelotaris the fines it considers to be conducive in view of the faults which they commit, without prejudice to the If the lack of action is committed, any infringement that will be lifted must be referred directly to the Department of the Federal District of the Federal District, for the purpose of the to be notified and effective.

ARTICLE 4.- It is strictly forbidden to cross bets; the violation of this provision will result in the entry of those responsible without prejudice to the cancellation of the licence authorising the show and closing of the licence.

ARTICLE 5o.- The company that operates the show must set the ban on the cross-betting in visible places to the public.

ARTICLE 6o.- In any function, a doctor will attend who must remain until the end of this and who will certify, before the function starts, the status of the health of the pelotaris and shall certify, in addition, in the event of an accident or disease of the pelotaris, their impossibility to take part in the show. The doctor, in this respect, will give the Inspector the respective report.

ARTICLE 7o.- If any function could not be developed by rain, or because of lack of natural light, by dealing with open frontones, or by lack of electric light, In the case of closed fronthons-prior to the approval of the Inspector-the function shall be suspended, considering suspension as a cause of force majeure

In this case the following will be observed:

a). If the suspension occurred before starting the first "match", the entry ticket price will be refunded in full.

b). If the suspension takes place during the development of the first "match", half the value of the entry ticket will be returned.

c). If the suspension is verified after the first "match" is completed, no return will be made.

ARTICLE 8o.- Likewise, the price of the entry ticket will be returned to the viewer who requests it, when there is a change in the program and this change is before the function is first and the return is requested, also, before the beginning of the function.

ARTICLE 9o.- When with permission from the Inspector, any "party" was suspended, or the program modified, this will be made known to the public, both in the blackboard which is fixed at the entrance of the fronton, as by means of another blackboard to be circulated inside the show room.

ARTICLE 10.- The spectators must keep the proper composure to which they are obliged in every show, being the reason for the consignation by the Inspector to whom they do not do so, in order to impose the corresponding sanction.

ARTICLE 11.- It is strictly forbidden for the public to be placed in the counterwidens, in the fronthons, where this is possible, as well as remains in the corridors between the network and the lunatic, as well as those who give access to the localities.

ARTICLE 12.- The company will include in its pelotaris chart the largest number of Mexican players.

ARTICLE 13.- The pelotari, in order to be in perfect physical condition to fulfill its services, will be subject to the training and regulations sports to be pointed out by the company's technical instructor.

ARTICLE 14.- The pelotari that I will take part in a "party" that does not come to be concluded for reasons of suspension, will be entitled to receive full salary agreed; without being entitled to such a salary if, for all circumstances, the "party" is not to be played. In the event that the suspended "party" is replaced by another, the pelotari that actuates in the two "parties" will collect his salary corresponding to a single "party".

ARTICLE 15.- The company will count, within its staff, with a physician who will attend to the accidents that will suffer the pelotaris during their performances, and who, shall also extend the certification referred to in the previous Article 6. The first must be a boob suitably equipped with all the necessary.

ARTICLE 16.-The company, when announcing a subscription to the gaming season, will release the cast of the contracted pelotaris; specifying which players take part in the season of fertilizer.

ARTICLE 17.- The Inspector's salary will be covered by the company, this salary will not exceed $25.00 per function.

ARTICLE 18.- Instead, a copy of this Regulation shall be affixed in the visible place of the fronton.



ARTICLE 19.- The ball game is two classes. The "party" call and the call of "five-als." The game of "match" is developed between two sides, which are distinguished by distinct colors in visible form; a certain number of so many are played and the side wins that first record the number of announced.

The game of "five-als" is developed between at least three camps, with the maximum number of sides being unlimited.

ARTICLE 20.- The ball game is developed within the local known as "fronton" and is limited by the "frontis", the "help wall", the " the bounce wall "and" court ", or floor: all this limited by lines. In such a way, that a ball that touches those lines or out of them and this does before the first pot, will be considered as bad for the side that has thrown the ball.

ARTICLE 21.- The ball to be good must be returned by the air pellet or before giving the second pot.

ARTICLE 22.- At the beginning of every "party" the Intendant will determine which of the two sides corresponds to the serve, by means of the fate that will decide.

ARTICLE 23.- The pelotari you take out should botate the ball once on the court and precisely the distance indicated in the program, or at a distance more back. In case of throwing the ball forward from the above limit, he will be so bad.

ARTICLE 24.- If when removing, the ball boots before the frame number four, or on the same line, it will be considered bad for the one that launched it, and if it comes to botar in the line of table seven, or by overshooting this line, it will be "turn" the first time it occurs and, if the same case is repeated, it will be conceptualized as bad.

ARTICLE 25.- If after the first "long" was originated, it was good on the second serve and during the peck it had to be "turned" for any cause, always subsist the first "long".

ARTICLE 26.- If the challenger will take the ball to the air, even if the ball has gone from the limits of the rest, the serve will be good. Equally it will be considered good when during the peloteus the pelotari takes on air the ball that would have passed from the lines that limit the "fronton".

ARTICLE 27.- In the "match", when removing a pelotari "long" the first time, you will be able to ask for the change of basket, the same as for the ball when it is find it impaired, and this is in the judgment of the judges.

ARTICLE 28.-When a player wants to ask the jury to appear on a play, he will do so at the same time as the one, with the word "I ask."

ARTICLE 29.- Every ball that jumps in the basket, in the natural course of the journey of the same, should be considered good. Equally good is the ball that we go back. The above in the "basket-to-toe" game.

ARTICLE 30.- They will be "dirty" and, therefore, bad, the plays that occur in the "basket to tip" game by holding the ball in the basket more the time needed to return it in the natural movement. It will be bad balls that are returned by changing the posture player, or position, or both at the same time. All the plays referred to in this article will be qualified by the judges.

ARTICLE 31.- If one of the players was touched by the ball thrown by their opposites, before it reaches the "frontis", the judges will decide whether to should be conceptualized as "missing", "turn", or "good".

To issue this judgment, the judges will always bear in mind the situation of the players regarding the "frontis", the possible dolo that could exist and finally, the strength and direction with which the ball was thrown.

ARTICLE 32.- Whenever after the ball has been thrown, before the second boat, you stumble with who threw it or with your partner, with the body or with the basket, shovel or racket, and this before being answered by your adversaries, will be considered as missing for the first ones. In case the ball touches any of the opposites, it will be missing from the latter.

ARTICLE 33.- In addition, when one of the contenders is in the opposite direction, the judges will determine if the ball is "good", "missing" or "turn", having in If the person who launched did so on his own attempt, or involuntarily, unless the contrary attempts to throw the ball, in which case it will be considered as if it had not been disturbed.

ARTICLE 34.- If a player is shown the belt or any object, and the ball is touched before the second pot, it will be considered as a lost to the player's side to whom the object is mentioned.

ARTICLE 35.- The regulatory ball in the "basket at tip" game should weigh ninety-five to one hundred and five grams of rubber; having with its wrap a total weight of one hundred and twenty-five grams; a tolerance of five grams is allowed.

ARTICLE 36.- The number of balls that the Intendant submits to the choice of the pelotaris in each "match", may not be less than twice the number has announced in the program for use in the

indicated "match". Each side will have the right to choose half the number of balls with which the "match" should be played.

ARTICLE 37.- The balls, previously accepted by the players, will be stored in a box in the care of an employee of the company; from "bounce".

ARTICLE 38.- All sacs will give their opponents the ball to examine and determine whether they accept it or not, and will also notify them of the moment in that I'm going to take. In case the sactor does not comply with the above, it will be "turned" and this in case of claiming the opposing party. If the opposing pelotari does not accept the ball, which, for its examination was shown, the judges will decide whether or not to accept it.

ARTICLE 39.- When in a "match" the balls will be inused, of such luck that some of the pelotaris will reject them, requesting others, the judges resolve if their request is appropriate, and, if so, order their replacement.

ARTICLE 40.- All broken or unsewn ball may be repaired by the respective employee of the company; which Pelota may not be eliminated until the player rejection, and this with the approval of the judges. The wet ball shall also be rejected, with the same authorisation, as well as the one which loses roundness or breaks inside.

ARTICLE 41.- In the frontones the Mayor represents the technical part of the development of the games. It will be who proposes to the company the programmes of each function, specifying in the same the names of the pelotaris, as well as the number of so many, the one of balls and the place of service.

ARTICLE 42.- The pelotaris will take care to inform the Mayor before the function, whether or not they will take part in it. All pelotaris announced in the program will have the obligation to present to the Intendant one hour before the one indicated for the ball game, and if not done, it will incur a fine: except in the case of illness, certified by the doctor.

ARTICLE 43.- Fifteen minutes before starting each ball game, players who are going to take part in it will present themselves in the "fronton" with object to carry out the usual tests.

ARTICLE 44.- All pelotari, in order to appear in a ball game, will need to have at least three baskets, three shovels or three Rackets, in good condition, and if not, you will not be able to take part in the game and you will be fined.

ARTICLE 45.- The pelotari who publicly and in the course of the game will express displeasure with the jury's ruling will be insolent with the public, or will launch the In any event, the ball must be fine, without prejudice to the fact that it is to be entered before the competent authorities if the failure to comply with the Inspector's judgment is required.

ARTICLE 46.- When players request rest for fatigue, for excessive duration of time, or to change sneakers or basket, the judges grant such a break. The duration of this will be pointed out by the same judges.

ARTICLE 47.- Once a ball game has been set, it cannot be suspended, unless it is caused by rain (in the open fronthons), due to lack of light or sick of some of the players, and this with permission from the Inspector.



ARTICLE 48.-Before any ball game starts, the Mayor will designate the pelotaris to serve as judges.

ARTICLE 49.- In any ball game there will be four judges, distributed in the following form: One at the height of the line of the table number four, and who Preferably, the case of 'short'; another at the height of the line in Table 7, which will preferably take care of cases of 'long'; a third party, or the judge arbiter, which will be between the two previously indicated and, finally, one more on the "bounce wall" and who will have as the only function, to determine the possible failures that occur in that place.

ARTICLE 50.- The judges when pronouncing their rulings will be required by the players through the word "I ask". Without this requirement, the cases of "short" and "long" must be missed, and the rulings will be given only by the "short" and "long" judge, respectively. Judges may also, without such a requirement, decide on the ostensible cases of failure, and of those referred to in this Regulation.

ARTICLE 51.- With the exception of cases whose decision, according to this Regulation, corresponds exclusively to "short", "long" and "wall" judges "The decisions will be made by common accord, the judges of" short "and" long ", and only in the case where they do not agree, it will be the presiding judge who will fail in the end.

ARTICLE 52.- For judges to issue their judgment on a move that is being considered bad, it is essential that this ruling do so at the right time the move occurs.

ARTICLE 53.- The rulings of the judges will always be decisive and unappealable, without the spectators being able to take part in the resolution, nor to make demonstrations that produce duress near the same judges. Transmitted the order to the tether, and executed, the annotation cannot be modified.

In compliance with the provisions of section I of article 89 of the Political Constitution of the United Mexican States, and for its publication and observance, This Regulation was enacted in the Federal Executive's Residence in Mexico City, on the nine days of November of a thousand nine hundred and forty-four.- Manuel Avila Camacho.-Heading.-Fulfill: The Head of the Department of the Federal District, Javier Rojo Gómez. -Heading.-Al C. Lic. Miguel German, Secretary of Government.-Present.