Intramural Volleyball

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RULES AND REGULATIONS

GENERAL INFORMATION

PLAYING THE GAME
National Federation Volleyball Rules will govern play with the following modifications:

STARTING PLAY:The official will meet with the team captains to determine which team will serve first. The server is to wait for the referee to sound his/her whistle before serving the ball. The server has 5 seconds to serve the ball.

PERIODS & TIME FACTORS: Matches will be decided using a “best of three” format. The first two games will be played to 25 points (must win by two) with the third game (if necessary) is played to 15 points waiving the two point victory margin. If the same team wins the first two games and time allows, a third game may be played as an exhibition game. Teams will change sides after each game.

NUMBER OF PLAYERS:  The game shall be played by two teams consisting of six players. Teams may play with four players if necessary. A game may not start or continue with less than four players.

GAME SPECIFICS:

POINT OR SIDE OUT:
The game will be played with “rally scoring.” When a fault is committed by the receiving team a point is awarded to the serving team. When a fault is committed by the serving team a point is given and their opponents are awarded the ball.
A point or sideout is awarded when:

CO-REC RULES

-Player positions must alternate by gender.
-During play, if the ball is contacted more than once on a side of the net, one of the contacts must be made by a female before it can be returned to the other team's court.

NUMBER OF PLAYERS: Three women and three men constitute a team. A game is played with six players. Four is the minimum number of players (two females, two males). Number of guys cannot exceed the number of girls.

SUBSTITUTIONS: Substitute players must enter or re-enter for a player of the same gender

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