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Old 01-12-16, 04:21 PM
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Originally Posted by 350zjk View Post
Shoes strings no longer have to be taped, or secured by velcro straps as the rule used to state. It now states that shoe strings must be secure and all the eyes must be laced. Most officials will allow one opportunity for shoes to be re-tied AND double knotted (but not for lacing). Any incident afterwards is a 1 pt. technical violation AND injury time.
So its really up to the ref. I have seen SEVERAL who do not give one "freebie". I hate when things like that are not consistent across the board. Shouldnt be a a gray area. Either you get a 1pt violation or not. Thank you.
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