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
In volleyball, there are six people on the court at one time for each team. Usually three people are in the front row, and three are in the back row. The front row is sectioned off by a line 10 feet from the net, called the “attack line” or the “10-foot line.” Front-row players are not
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.
A team must start if 4 players are present at game time. If the 5th and 6th player arrives late, they may enter the game in the empty spot when their team next serves. A team must begin and may continue with 4 players. • Forfeit - Game time is forfeit time, if there are no players present from a team. However, if a team has at least one
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.
Serving is the first weapon that can generate an immediate point, begin a game, or ignite an offense. A well-placed serve (whether to a weak passer, at the setter, at the quick attacker, or to a weak formation) that is also difficult to pass puts the opponent at a disadvantage. Focus on correct technique and strive for success.
• 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.
2020-21 Volleyball Rules Considerations In support of the Guidance for Opening Up High School Athletics and Activities, the NFHS Volleyball Rules Committee offers this document for state associations to consider whether any possible rules could be altered for the 2020-21 season. The considerations
The Game. Official Volleyball Rules 2017-2020. This Edition has been commissioned by the 35th FIVB World Congress held in Buenos Aires, Argentina in 2016 / Cette edition a été mandatée par le 35ème Congrès Mondial de la FIVB tenu à Buenos Aires, Argentine en 2016.