OFFICIAL VOLLEYBALL RULES 2017-2020 7 GAME CHARACTERISTICS Volleyball is a sport played by two teams on a playing court divided by a net. There are different versions available for specific circumstances in order to offer the versatility of the game to everyone. The object of the game is to send the ball over the net in order to ground it on
games. Now volleyball has changed to rally scoring. Essentially, teams score points whenever the other team messes up, and a point is awarded on every serve. Depending on the level of competition, most matches are now played as the best three out of five games to 25 points. Teams must win by at least two points for games to end.
Volleyball Rules Other rules: Refer to the Volleyball Rule Book Rosters are submitted at the beginning of each game with the players numbers specified. Net height is 7 feet high. A match is won when a team wins 2 out of 3 sets. Game score is set at 25 points per game for the first two sets and then 15 points for the third set.
PLAYING THE GAME A maximum of 3 hits per side is allowed. A player may not hit the ball two times consecutively. The ball may be played off the net on a volley or serve. A ball that hits on a boundary line is good. A legal hit is contact with the ball by a player above and including the waist.
max). ~All games will play using All-Rally Scoring Rules. There are no sideouts and matches consist of 3 games to 21. Team must win by 2 and there is a cap at 27 points. • Whenever OverTime Sports rules don’t address an issue, USA Volleyball rules will be used as a default set of rules. Click here for USA Volleyball Rulebook.
The net height (over the two side lines) must be exactly the same and must not exceed the official height by more than 3/4” (2 cm). 2.2 STRUCTURE The net is 39” (1 m) wide and 31’6”-33’ (9.50 to 10 meters) long (with 25 to 150 cm [10”-19 /2 ”] on each side of the side bands), made of 4” (10 cm) square black mesh.
Rules, which can be found at www.specialolympics.org for the complete listing of volleyball rules as modified and approved by Special Olympics Inc. As coach, it is your responsibility to know and understand the rules of the game and to teach these rules to your players and other coaches. To assist you with this responsibility, listed below are
• A game consists of 25 points, and you must win by 2. • A match consists of 3 games to 25 points. The team who wins 2 out of 3 games wins the match. Rules • The ball can touch the net at any time and still be in play. • A player can not touch the net or go over the middle line at any time during the game.
1. Scoring Format: The scoring format to be used for the district and state series competition will be: best three-out-of-five sets; the first four sets shall be rally scored to 25 points; with no point caps. The fifth and deciding set shall be 15 points (no cap), and a team must win by two points (NFHS Rule 1-4).