Ground Rules Official Volleyball Rule of USAV USAV Rules for playing surface, playable area, court markings, overhead obstruction, etc It's important to understand the official volleyball rule and ground rules for 2014 USAV Domestic Competition Regulations (DCR). Not just for officiating, but also as a player and coach. First Things to Do
The basic rules of volleyball are the same across all variations of the sport. Play is typically organized with two teams organized in a formation on either side of a net. Each team attempts to score points by sending the ball over the net to their opponent, with the goal of having the ball hit the ground to end each rally .
The free playing space shall measure a minimum of 7 m in height from the playing surface. For FIVB, World and Official Competitions, the free zone shall measure 5 m from the side lines and 6.5 m from the end lines. The free playing space shall measure a minimum of 12.5 m in height from the playing surface.
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 the opponent's court, and to prevent the same effort by the opponent.
Rules of Volleyball. Each team consist of 6 players and 6 substitutes. Players can be substituted at any time but if they are to return can only be swapped for the player that replaced them. Each team can hit the ball up to three times before the ball must be returned.
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In general, teams must have at least 6 players to start the match, and at least 6 eligible players (substitution players, or “subs”) to play the match. There are 6 players on court for each team during the match. In FIVB rules, a team may have up to 14 players in total.
Here are the fundamental, must-know rules of a volleyball game: Only 6 players on the floor at any given time: 3 in the front row and 3 in the back row. Points are made on every serve for the winning team of the rally (rally-point scoring).
A player can not block or attack a serve from on or inside the 10 foot line. After the serve, front line players may switch positions at the net. At higher competition, the officiating crew may be made up of two refs, line judges, scorer, and an assistant scorer.