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
VOLLEYBALL BASIC RULES STUDY GUIDE SERVE Server must serve from completely behind the end line. Serve may be done overhand or underhand, with underhand being the easiest to learn. The ball must be visible to opponents before the serve. A legal serve may hit the net and continue over.
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.
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. • The same person can not hit the ball twice in a row. • The service line is 10 yards away from the net, and the server must stand behind this line.
Goal: To stop or intercept the volleyball before the ball crosses the net of the opponent. Beginning Body Position 1. Stand two feet from the net. 2. The knees should be bent slightly. 3. Hands should be open and up, even with the chin, facing the net. 4. Elbows should be bent. 5. Hands are shoulder width apart. 6. Trunk leans slightly forward. Jumping Position
For a complete and current listing of the NCAA Women’s Volleyball Rules Committee, please go to: www ncaa org/playingrules Those seeking interpretations of rules or play situations may contact: Anne Pufahl NCAA Women’s Volleyball Secretary-Rules Editor firstname.lastname@example.org 414-430-0111
History of Volleyball. Volleyball is a sport of American origin created in the nineteenth century.Known and popular in much of the world, being present in many of the events and international sports tournaments, such as the Olympic Games and the Pan American Games.
The United States Volleyball Association (USVBA) was formed in 1928 and recognized as the rules-making, governing body in the United States. From 1928 the USVBA—now known as USA Volleyball (USAV)—has conducted annual national men’s and senior men’s (age 35 and older) volleyball championships, except during 1944 and 1945.
1920: Three hits per side and back row attack rules were instituted. 1922: The first YMCA national championships were held in Brooklyn, NY. 27 teams from 11 states were represented. 1928: It became clear that tournaments and rules were needed, the United States Volleyball Association (USVBA, now USA Volleyball) was formed. The first U.S. Open was staged, as the field was open to non-YMCA squads.