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NFHS Case Play 1.9.1

What are the rule requirements for padding on rectangular backboards?

The rule provides that all rectangular backboards shall be padded with material at least 2 inches thick on the bottom and side edges and extend a distance of 15 inches up the sides from the bottom. The edges of the board on front and back must be padded on the bottom and 15 inches up the sides with at least 1-inch-thick padding that extends 3⁄4 inch up or in from the edge. The padding may be any single, solid color, but shall be the same color on both backboards.


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