Referee's time-out

A referee may call a time‐out at any time to deal with any situation. Referee time‐outs are usually called when a player has fallen or is injured, when a player’s wheelchair or other personal equipment is damaged so that the player cannot continue, or to handle problems with timing and scoring equipment.

The referee signals the time‐out by blowing his whistle and tapping each of his shoulders with the hands on that arm.