( A ) Server must serve from behind the
restraining line ( end line ) until after contact.
( B ) Ball may be served underhand or
( C ) Ball must be clearly visible to
opponents before serve.
( D ) Served ball may graze the net and drop
to the other side for point.
( E ) First game serve is determined by a
volley, each subsequent game shall be served by the previous game loser.
( F ) Serve must be returned by a bump only.
no setting or attacking a serve.
Rally scoring will be used.
There will be a point scored on every score of the ball.
Offense will score on a defense miss or out of bounds hit.
Defense will score on an offensive miss, out of bounds hit, or serve
into the net.
Game will be played to 25 pts.
Must win by 2 points.
( A ) Team will rotate each time they win the
( B ) Players shall rotate in a clockwise
( C ) There shall be 4-6 players on each side.
PLAYING THE GAME ( VOLLEY
( A ) Maximum of three hits per side.
( B ) Player may not hit the ball twice in
succession ( A block is not considered a hit ).
( C ) Ball may be played off the net during a
volley and on serve.
( D ) A ball touching a boundary line is good.
( E ) A legal hit is contact with the ball by
a player body above and including the waist which does not allow the
ball to visibly come to a rest.
( F ) If two or more players contact the ball
simultaneously, it is considered one play and the players involved may
not participate in the next play.
( G ) A player must not block or attack a
( H ) Switching positions will be allowed only
between front line players. ( After the serve only ).
( A ) Stepping on or over the line on a serve.
( B ) Failure to serve the ball over the net
( C ) Hitting the ball illegally ( Carrying,
Palming, Throwing, etc. ).
( D ) Touches of the net with any part of the
body while the ball is in play. If the ball is driven into the net with
such force that it causes the net to contact an opposing player, no foul
will be called, and the ball shall continue to be in play.
( E ) Reaching over the net, except under
1 - When executing a follow-through.
2 - When blocking a ball which is in the
opponents court but is being returned ( the blocker must not contact the
ball until after the opponent who is attempting to return the ball makes
contact). Except to block the third play.
( F ) Reaches under the net ( if it interferes
with the ball or opposing player ).
( G ) Failure to serve in the correct order.
( H ) Blocks or spikes from a position which
is clearly not behind the 10-foot line while in a back row position.
Both indoor and outdoor courts are 18 m x 9mi (29'6" x 59').
Indoor courts also include an attack area designated by
a line 3 m (9'10") back from the center line.
Lines on the court are 5cm (2" wide).
Net height for men, co-ed mixed 6, & outdoor is 2.43 meters or
Net height for women, 7'4-1/8".
The height of the net shall be 8'.
The ball weighs between 9 and 10 ounces. Ball pressure is between 4.5
and 6.0 pounds
When the ball is
served to the other team, and no one touches it.
When the team
that served the ball makes a mistake, causing the ball to go
to the other team.
When a player
jumps above the height of the net, and blocks the ball.
When a player
jumps about the height of the net, blocks the ball, and the
ball goes back at the person who attacked(spiked) the ball.
When a player
makes a save from a very difficult spike.
When a team
spikes the ball and it either ends in a point or a sideout.