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Sand Coed 4's Rules

Behavior & Conduct

  1. Each player is required to display good sportsmanship, and respect to the League Officials, Staff and other players.
  2. Rude, aggressive, vulgar language or behavior may result in suspension or being removed from the league.

Facility

  1. Children are allowed, but must be SUPERVISED AND PROTECTED at all times. Our volleyball facilities are for adult recreation and are not intended for young spectators. Children not able to protect themselves from a hard-hit volleyball must have an attentive adult present.

Team

  1. All players must be 18 and over to play.
  2. Coed 4's teams will include at least 1 female player (2 men/2 women is recommended).

Matches

  1. Each match will be 3 games to 25 points with a cap at 27 points.
  2. Team listed on top of the schedule page will serve first in the 1st and 3rd sets.
  3. Each game (set) counts in the standings.
  4. Games are player-reffed. If you have a disagreement about a call-replay the point. All other general volleyball rules apply unless specified differently within this rulebook.
  5. Teams may use their own volleyball if BOTH captains agree.

Service/Returns/Blocking.

  1. Team do not have to rotate positions for 4's, but still rotate serving. Any position is allowed to attack.
  2. Served balls that contact the net on the way over are live.
  3. Serves may not be attacked or blocked.
  4. You can set the serve. 
  5. A block is not counted as a hit.
  6. No setting the ball over the net.
  7. No open hand tips over the net.
  8. Underhand hits must be closed fist or bumped. Any part of the body may be used to hit the ball. 
  9. Any contact with the net during a play is a violation. Please call your own violations.
  10. If a player crosses under the net and interferes with the other team's opportunity to play the ball, it's a dead ball and point for the opposing team.

Position Round

  1. The last week of the season will be a position round format. All teams will play. The 1st and 2nd teams will be paired up, 3rd & 4th, etc.
  2. Position night is not winner take all. League champion will be decided by overall games (sets) won during the 8 week season.
  3. A one game playoff to 15 points will be played for any ties for 1st place (regardless of who won during the regular season).

Forfeits/Weather

  1. If your team cannot play or does not have enough players to play within 10 minutes of the posted start time, you will forfeit the first game, 2 games after 15 minutes and all 3 games after 20 minutes. An exception can be made by the league manager for teams that play in multiple leagues on the same night.
  2. Games will typically be played rain or shine. In the event of severe weather, games may be delayed or cancelled by the league manager.

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