COED SAND VOLLEYBALL 

We are offering a new recreational Coed Sand Volleyball League for adults and teens.  Join our 2 v 2 league on Wednesday nights or our 4 v 4 league on Friday nights!

2 v 2 (Mixed – Will Determine After Registration)

Wednesday Nights

June 3 – July 29, 2020.  (No games on July 1).

Six weeks regular season, plus playoffs.

6:00-9:00 p.m.

Must be at least 15 years old to play.

4 v 4 Coed

Friday Nights

June 5 – August 7, 2020.  (No games on July 3).

Six weeks regular season, plus playoffs.

6:00-9:00 p.m.

Maximum of 2 men and minimum of 1 woman on the court.

Must be at least 15 years old to play.

Registration:  You may register individually as a free agent and get added to a team, or you may form your own team.  Each player registers and pays individually, and you list your teammates in the comments section.  Cost is $25 per player.  Teams may have as many players as desired.

Refund Policy:  We will refund registration fees if we do not have enough players to fill the league.  No refunds will be made after the teams have been announced and the schedule has been set.

Forfeit Policy:  We want everyone to have an enjoyable playing experience. Therefore, it is each team’s responsibility to make sure that you have sufficient players available for each match.  If your team forfeits a match, your team will be automatically removed from the playoffs.

Playoffs:  All qualified teams may participate in the playoffs, which will be a single-elimination tournament during the last two weeks of the season.  Teams will be seeded based on the standings after the first 6 weeks.

Weather Policy:  Please check the Home Page of our website for any cancellations due to weather. We will make all final decisions about weather by 5:00 pm on game day.

Game Rules:  Please see the Game Rules below:

VV COED SAND VOLLEYBALL RULES

Game

A best-of-3 format will be used for all matches.  Generally, USVBA rules will be used with the following additions, exceptions and clarifications:

Team and Players

  1. All players must be at least 15 years of age and registered with VV prior to participating in any match.
  2. Rosters may include as many players as a team desires.
  3. For 4 v 4, each team must have a minimum of 3 players, a maximum of 2 men and a minimum of 1 woman on the court at a time.

Game Start, Ending and Timing

  1. The team Captains will use rock-paper-scissors to determine the choice of serving first or choosing a side for the first game
  2. Teams will switch sides for the second game and the team who did not serve to start the first game shall serve to start the second game.
  3. A 45-minute time limit will be placed on all games.  If time expires in the middle of a game, the team with the most points will be declared the winner of that game.

Forfeits

  1. If a team does not have the minimum number of players present at the designated start time, the match will be forfeited and the team that is present will be declared the winner.
  2. If a team forfeits a match, they will not be eligible for the playoffs.

Match Format

  1. Matches will be played as a best-of-3 format.
    1. Rec Scoring: Games will be played to 21 points with a cap of 25 points. A team must win by 2, unless both teams are tied with 25 points. Rally Scoring will be used.
    2. The third game will be played to 15 points with a cap of 18 points.  A team must win by 2, unless both teams are tied with 18 points. Rally scoring will be used.
    3. Scores should be called out loudly before each serve.

Substitutions / Rotation

  1. Teams are allowed an unlimited number of substitutions per match.
  2. Team members must rotate on the court and remain in that position until the serve has been contacted.
  3. The player in the back right hand corner of the rotation will be designated to serve and continue to rotate clockwise.
  4. Any player may block or spike at the net, regardless of rotation.

Service

  1. Overhand and underhand serves are allowed.  Jump serves are not allowed.
  2. When serving the ball, the player has 5 seconds to make contact with the ball before a side-out is called.
  3. If the ball is served into the net then goes over, it is considered a legal serve.
  4. The serve can be returned with a pass or a set.  The serve cannot be blocked or attacked at any time.
  5. The serve can be made from anywhere behind the end line and within the sideline.
  6. A server may not step over the end line until the ball has been contacted.

Playing Rules and Faults

  1. A maximum of three consecutive contacts per side after a serve or block attempt are allowed to return the ball.
  2. A block attempt is not considered a contact.
  3. No player may hit the ball twice in succession, except after a block.
  4. No part of the body may touch the net at anytime, unless a ball or person driven into the net causes the contact.
    1. Player contact with the net in a manner not directly relating to or affecting the course of play is not a violation.
    2. Contact with hair or part of the uniform will not be considered a fault.
  5. When executing a block or spike, a player may follow through over the net, as long as the individual does not interfere with players on the other side of the net.
  6. Out of bounds is the area outside the designated court line.  The line is IN bounds.

You must be logged in as a member to register for VV Volleyball League.