6's Volleyball Rules

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6's Volleyball Rules

6's Volleyball Rules

O.V.A. Rules apply, except for:
1.     No person may play for more than one team or in more than one league (except eg- Mens and Coed Leagues).
No player may be added in the final week of league play.
2.     To be eligible to compete in the finals, you must have competed in 4 full games (2 full nights of play.)
3.     Six players is mandatory on the court at all times. Of these, three must be of each gender(except Mens/Womens) 
NOTE: If you do not field 6 players, your team can still play, only at the discretion of the opposing team. Otherwise, the game will result in a default.
4.     There is no Libero player.
5.     Maximum of one varsity/club volleyball player OR 1-ex varsity volleyball player per team. Current varsity/club players may not play until their league is complete (including playoffs). Teams with current varsity/club players must compete in Competitive 'A'. (i.e. in 2010-2011 played in ‘08-’09 or ‘09-’10. ***Any player consistently practicing with a current varsity/club team is considered to have varsity status for that year only.***)
6.     Games will be timed (rather than scored to 25.) Teams will receive points on any rallys point. If time expires when the game is tied, play will continue until another point is won by one of the teams.
7.     It is a point or loss of serve if a player:
o    contacts the net while playing the ball, or
o    steps over the line dividing the courts.
o    player steps over serving line.
8.     A player may pass over the plane of the net ONLY in the following situations:
o    on a follow-through when spiking, or
o    to block opponent's shot ONLY AFTER the opponent has contacted the ball.
9.   During the course of play, the ball may be played by any part of the body.
10.   A player may not make two consecutive plays of the ball except where the player has contacted the ball on a block, then the player may hit it a second time.
11.   No hats or bandannas are to be worn during any game. Player attire should be appropriate athletic wear.
12.   Each team is allowed one time-out per game. These time-outs will be 20 seconds long. Any player on the team may call this time-out. No time-outs may be called in the last 2 minutes of the game.
13.   PROFANE LANGUAGE/GESTURES & UNSPORTSMANLIKE BEHAVIOUR directed at an official or player will be dealt with as follows: FIRST OFFENSE: suspension for remainder of game, meet and/or tournament. SECOND OFFENSE: expulsion from that sport for remainder of year.
14.   Only the captain or assistant captain may address an official. When addressing an official, the captain is expected to be courteous. The penalty for any other player addressing an official or directing remarks at them, will be loss of one point/or service.

Default score is 20-0