Wednesday, April 10, 2013


Game Rules 101 (VOLLEYBALL)

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Male and Female
1. Each team can have up to 12 players ( 6 substitutions ).
2. Games will be played according to a standard grouping system.
3. If a team wants to play libero player, the libero player must wear different
colour of jersey to differentiate between regular player.
4. Substitution are unlimited and team captain need to inform Empire to make a
5. Teams will be split into 2 groups which is group A and group B. Group A
consist of the champion of last year and group B consist of the runner up.
Other teams will be randomly picked for their respective groups.
6. The top two teams in every group will advance into the semifinal. The first
place team in group A will play the second place team in group B and so goes
for the first place team in group B who will play the second place team in group
7. The winners of the semifinal will play in final.

The Serve
1. Server must serve from behind the restraining line ( end line ) until after
2. Ball may be served underhand or overhand.
3. Ball must be clearly visible to opponents before serve.
4. Served ball may graze the net and drop to other side for point.
5. Serve must be returned by a bump only, no setting or attacking a serve.
6. First game serve is determined by a volley, each subsequent game shall be
served by the previous game loser.

1. Rally point will be used.
2. There will be a point scored on every score of the ball.
3. In grouping and semifinal stage, there are 3 sets.
4. Each set will be played to 25 points.
5. Third set will only played to 15 points.
6. Must win by 2 sets.

1. Team will rotate each time they win the serve.
2. Players shall rotate in a clockwise manner.

Playing the game
1. Maximum of three hits per side.
2. Player may not hit the ball twice in succession ( A block is not considered a
hit ).
3. Ball may be played off the net during a volley and on serve.
4. A ball touching a boundary line is good.
5. A 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.
6. A player must not block or attack a serve.

Basic violation
1. Stepping on or over the line on a serve.
2. Failure to serve the ball the net successfully.
3. Hitting the ball illegally (carrying, palming, throwing)
4. 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.
5. Reaching over the net, except under these conditions:
 When executing a follow‐ through.
 When blocking a ball which is in the opponent‘s 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.
6. Reaches under the net (if it interferes with the ball or opposing player).
7. Failure to serve in the correct order.
8. Block or spikes from a position which is clearly not behind the 10‐ foot line
while in a back row