Number Of Players. 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.
Basic Volleyball Rules and Terminology. Only 6 players on the floor at any given time: 3 in the front row and 3 in the back row. There is a maximum of 3 hits per side. Points are made on every serve for the winning team of rally (rally-point scoring). Players may not hit the ball twice in succession (a block is not considered a hit).
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The ball must completely Cross the net, or can touch the net to fall on opponent side, but while service ball should not touch the net as it is one of the many volleyball rules to be followed. Within the range of three hits the ball may be played out of the net, within that interval, players have the opportunity to return the ball to the opponent.
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 ground it on
Touch the net while making a play on the ball; Step on the back line while serving (foot fault) Contact the ball more than three times on a side (A block doesn't count as a contact) Lift or push the ball; Play the ball over the net outside of the antennas; Contact the ball twice in a row (unless the first contact was a block)
BALL: May be pink & white or pink, white, and another color. No waiver necessary. Ball must have NFHS authenticating mark. UNIFORM: Since volleyball does not have home and away uniforms, either or both teams may wear pink. Uniforms must meet NFHS requirements (Rule 4-2) including legally positioned numbers (Rule 4-2-4).
Game Rules If both teams have 6 players present, the match will be played 6 v 6. A team with 4-5 players present must play undermanned even if the opponent has 6 players. Volley for serve and side. Ball must cross the net 3 times before the ball is live. If team A wins the volley, team B will serve the second game.
Blocking a ball coming from the opponent’s court and contacting the ball when reaching over the net if your opponent has not used 3 contacts AND has a player there to make a play on the ball. Attacking a ball coming from the opponent’s court and contacting the ball when reaching over the net when the ball has not yet broken the vertical plane of the net.