WP 8 GOAL JUDGES

Water Polo Rules 2009-2013

WP 8.1 The goal judges shall be situated on the same side as the official table, each on the goal line at the end of the field of play.

WP 8.2 The duties of the goal judges shall be:
(a) to signal by raising one arm vertically when the players are correctly positioned on their respective goal lines at the start of a period;
(b) to signal by raising both arms vertically for an improper start or restart;
(c) to signal by pointing with the arm in the direction of the attack for a goal throw;
(d) to signal by pointing with the arm in the direction of the attack for a corner throw;
(e) to signal by raising and crossing both arms for a goal;
(f) to signal by raising both arms vertically for an improper re-entry of an excluded player or improper entry of a substitute.

WP 8.3 Each goal judge shall be provided with a supply of balls and when the original ball has gone outside the field of play, the goal judge shall immediately throw a new ball to the goalkeeper (for a goal throw), to the nearest player of the attacking team (for a corner throw), or as otherwise directed by the referee.