1. Address: Neshaminy State Park, 3401 State Rd, Bensalem, PA 19020 USA
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  3. Link to register for Volley Ball: https://tinyurl.com/yby2m35v

Volley Ball Tournament Rules – 




  • We will make two groups of 4 teams each and 9th team (if required) will be added to one of the groups by toss. So one group will play with four teams and another group will play with 5 teams.
  • The first round will be round robin with only one set. It will be 21 points with a 2 point difference to win.
  • Top two teams will reach semis.
  • In case of a tie, the accumulated point difference will be considered.
  • Semifinal with A1 with B2 and B1 with A2. Best of three sets (15 points each to win with 2 point difference and max of 21 points)
  • Final with best of three sets (15 points each to win with 2 point difference and max of 21 points)
  • Once a player plays for a team, he cannot play to any other team in any round.

The Serve:
• TOSS: Winner of the toss chooses either side or service
• Server must serve from behind the end line until after contact
• Ball may be served underhand or overhand
• Ball must be clearly visible to opponents before serve
• Served ball may graze the net and drop to the other side for point
• Serve must be returned by a bump only. no setting or attacking a serve

• Rally scoring will be used.
• There will be a point scored on every score of the ball.
• Offense will score on a defense miss or out of bounds hit, or serve into the net.
• Defense will score on an offensive miss, out of bounds hit, or serve into the net.
• It will be best of three games for each match.

• Team will rotate each time they win the serve
• Players shall rotate in a clockwise manner
• There shall be 6 players on each side.

Playing the Game:
• Maximum of three hits per side
• Player may not hit the ball twice in succession (A block is not considered a hit)
• Ball may be played off the net during a volley and on serve
• Team will switch side at the end of each game.
• Team’s starting line-up indicates the rotational order of the players on the court. This order must be maintained throughout the Match for all games.
• If a discrepancy between player’s positions is discovered, the team at fault must revert to the correct positions. The opponent‘s points remain valid and in addition they receive a point and the next service.
• A ball touching a boundary line is good
• It is legal to contact the ball with any part of a player’s body.
• If two or more players contact the ball simultaneously, it is considered one play and the players involved may participate in the next play
• A player must not block or attack a serve
• Switching positions will be allowed only between front line players. (After the serve only)

• For all games, non-playing team will act as officials (referee, line umpires)
• One main referee/scorer and 2 line umpires for each game.
• Since, game officials are not professionals, mistakes happens; let the captains of the playing team resolve the conflicts with referee: Court Managers will    intervene if there is a controversy. Let us not argue!!
• Play until a referee makes a call and do not stop the game in between assuming there was a foul committed.

Basic Rule Violations:
• Stepping on or over the line on a serve
• Hitting the ball illegally ( Carrying, Palming, Throwing, etc. )
• Touches of the net with any part of the body while the ball is in play. If the ball is driven into the net with such force
that it causes the net to contact an opposing player, no foul will be called, and the ball shall continue to be in play
• Reaching over the net, except under these conditions a) When executing a follow-through b) When blocking a ball which is in
the opponents court but is being returned ( the blocker must not contact the ball until after the opponent who is attempting
to return the ball makes contact). Except to block the third play
• Reaches under the net ( if it interferes with the ball or opposing player )
• Failure to serve in the correct order
• Blocks or spikes from a position which is clearly not behind the 10-foot line while in a back row position.