Share Share: July 6, 2016 Wimbledon’s strict dress code Competitors at Wimbledon 2016 must wear all-white. “Rule one: Competitors must be dressed in suitable tennis attire that is almost entirely white and this applies from the point at which the player enters the court surround.” “Rule two: White does not include off white or cream.” “Rule three: There should be no solid mass or panel of colouring. A single trim of colour around the neckline and around the cuff of the sleeve is acceptable but must be no wider than one centimetre (10mm).” “Rule four: Colour contained within patterns will be measured as if it is a solid mass of colour and should be within the one centimetre (10mm) guide. Logos formed by variations of material or patterns are not acceptable.” “Rule five: The back of a shirt, dress, tracksuit top or sweater must be totally white.” “Rule six: Shorts, skirts and tracksuit bottoms must be totally white except for a single trim of colour down the outside seam no wider than one centimetre (10mm).” “Rule seven: Caps, headbands, bandanas, wristbands and socks must be totally white except for a single trim of colour no wider than one centimetre (10mm).” “Rule eight: Shoes must be almost entirely white, including the soles.” “Rule nine: Any undergarments that either are or can be visible during play (including due to perspiration) must also be completely white except for a single trim of colour no wider than one centimetre (10mm). In addition, common standards of decency are required at all times.” “Rule ten: Medical supports and equipment should be white if possible but may be coloured if absolutely necessary.” Here are the ten strict clothing rules for athletes playing at the Wimbledon Championships.