A few people were discussing line calls the other day. It can be frustrating to be on the wrong side of the line call. But on the same token, it’s important how pickleball lines work and how to call shots properly.

When it comes to whether or not a ball is in or out, here’s what you need to know: If the ball physically touches the paint that the line is made of, it is in. If it does not touch the paint and lands outside the zone in question, it is out.

Check out this web site from the Pickleball Kitchen: https://pickleballkitchen.com/linecalls/

Or this one from the USA Pickleball Association: https://usapickleball.org/what-is-pickleball/how-to-play-old/basics/judging-ball-in-or-out/