Our Volleyball Tournament Rules

Scoring:

  • Using the Rally Scoring system, so a point is followed after each serve
  • Games are first to 15 and must be won by 2
  • Playoff games are first to 21 and must be won by 2
  • We will track each team’s win, loss, and point differential for each game

Games & Playoffs:

  • Each team is guaranteed two games
  • Top 6 teams will advance to the playoffs (if there are more than 6 undefeated teams, all will advance to the playoffs)
  • If we end up with an odd number of undefeated teams, then the next team with the best win & loss record and point differential will be added to the playoffs

Contacts:

  • Maximum of three hits per side
  • Player may not hit the ball twice in succession (A block is not considered a hit)
  • Same player cannot hit the ball twice in a row (including blocks)
  • It is ALLOWED to play the ball off the net (except on a serve). It is a fault, if the ball contacts net outside antennas.
  • The ball has to travel between the antennas (or the imagined extensions of them) when flying to the other side of the net.
  • Players are NOT allowed to catch, hold, or throw the ball.
  • Players are NOT allowed to hit or block the opponents serve.
  • Attacking a ball over the net is illegal if it has yet to break the plane of the net. In other words the receiving player is only allowed to swing at the ball when it breaks the plane of the net.

In or Out?

  • Ball is ruled IN, if any part of it hits the line
  • Ball is ruled OUT, if the ball lands outside the boundary lines (without touching the opponent)
  • Ball is ruled OUT if the ball hits the antenna
  • Ball is ruled OUT if the ball hits any of the net or cables outside the antennas
Serve:
  • Server is allowed to serve the ball any place behind the backline.
  • If the ball hits the net on a serve, then server has one chance to serve again (otherwise it’s a point for the other team)

Players:

  • There must be at least one female and one male on each team.
  • Minimum of four players on each team
    • If both teams have more than four players, then a max of six players can be on the court and the extra players will rotate in.
Summer BBQ and Volleyball

June 29

1:00pm - 4:00pm
North Sand Volleyball Courts

(North of Main Gym)
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