Rules

Dear Sean,
Hi. I saw the rules on your site and I like them, but where can I find the OFFICIAL four square rules? I play...

Here's a message from one of our friends down under about how they play fours square on the opposite end of the earth. Enjoy!

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Dear Sean, I have looked and looked online to find somewhere where it clearly defines what the rules are about a ball hitting a...

Dear Sean,

My students are organizing a charity four squares tournament at our school for the local food...

Dear Sean,

If the ball enters a square on the fly, and the player hits the ball in their own square...

Dear Sean
I am sure you have heard this one before. I just started playing again recently with my...

Dear Sean, Hi my name is Jake, I am 10 years old and in 4th grade, my PE teachers would not allow me to spin the ball in a pass...

Dear Sean, My school is having some trouble with four square. (every one is making rules that dont make sense such as punch-u-...

A long time ago, we started the Wikipedia article on Four Square and since then...

A long time ago, we started the Wikipedia article on Four Square...

Dear Sean. In 4-Square, I hit the ball into another court, albeit too hard and so it would have gone out. However, the player...

Dear Sean,
Well this is more of like a help thing. When i play 4-square and i am at the diagonal square to the king square...

Dear Sean,
so we've been rockin the 4 square every summer for some time now, but just got back into it this summer. There'...

Dear Sean,
i would like to know if a 'phantom' hit is allowed? here is an example of what i mean. a ball is returned from...

Dear Sean,
You stated the court size is 16' square... Are you sure? I am not an American and use the International Metric...

Dear Sean,
Can you hit the ball before it bounces? Also, if a ball bounces in someone's square, but someone else hits it...

Dear Sean,
If a server serves the ball correctly and it bounces into square 2, opposite from square 4, whereupon the...

Dear Sean,
Can a player carry the ball? For example, can a player catch the ball underhand with his or her hands above...

Dear Sean,
My 7 year old son is asking me how to play so I have read over your website (thank you for the information by...

Dear Sean,
I'm a big fan of Four-Square, and my friends and I play with the standard rules. However, I use a couple...

Dear Sean
Is there a rule about where you need to stand in your square during a serve? While you are in square 2 is it...

Dear Sean,
A shoeshine is when on the serve, the server hits the person in the shoe and they're automatically out. It can...

I'm back from my holiday break which I spent chopping down trees with my knuckles and crushing four square balls with my wrists in...

Dear Sean,
I just started a four square club at the University of Michigan. It's been a lot of fun and pretty successful...

Dear Sean,
I am in sixth grade, and on our playground we play a little differently than the rules you have listed. The way...

Dear Sean,
If the ball is thrown so hard that it goes over a child's head is it "out"? -Brianne, 11/28/07 9:59 PM...

Dear Sean,
So, are the players confined to staying in the outside lines during play? Or can they move about beyond their...