NFHS Case Play 3.5 Situation B

May a team member wear:
(a) shoes which have a light mechanism or have lights which are activated by heel contact with the floor; or
(b) gloves?

No, in both
(a) and
(b). In
(a), the shoes may be worn if the lights are deactivated. In
(b), gloves are not needed to play the game and are not considered to be appropriate.


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