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how many people can play?
2 vs 2 -- 6 vs 6
what is volleyball?
Volleyball is a net game and a rebound sport in which, following the initiation of play (serve), the ball may not visibly come to rest, either on the ground or on a person
what is the objective?
The basic objective of the game is to keep the ball, which is served over the net, from contacting the floor on your side and to return it so that it contacts the floor on the opponents' side
how many times can a team contact the ball?
how far away is the front court attack area from the net?
10 feet. It restricts back row players from attacking or blocking in that area. The serving area is anywhere behind the end boundary line.
if a ball lands on the line is it in or out?
60 ft by 30 ft
7 ft 11 5/8 in
7 ft 4 1/8 in
same as men (7 ft 11 5/8 in)
Fouls committed simultaneously or on the same play by opponents
the server steps on or over the endline at the moment the ball is served
allowing the ball to visibly come to rest on any part of the body
no point or side out is awarded, the server serves again. This could result from a double foul
the serving team loses the serve
The process of intercepting the ball, just before or as it crosses the net. A block may be done only by a front row player. A block does not count as one of the allowed 3 hits
A pass made off the forearms
A pass made by contacting the ball above the head with the fingers
The method of putting the ball in play over the net by striking it with the hand. The server has 5 seconds to serve the ball after the referee has blown the whistle
the placement of the ball near the net to facilitate attacking.
A ball hit with force downward into the opponents' court.
A ball contacting the net within the boundaries of the court is considered playable. In regulation play, antennas extend upward from the net directly above the sideline to assist in determining whether the ball crossed the net within the court. A ball contacting the antenna is out of play.
The player who rotates to the right back position serves from anywhere behind the boundary line. It is a fault if the ball contacts the antenna, or does not land in the court. The server has 5 seconds to serve the ball after the referee's signal. The server may not step on or over the endline until she has served the ball. A serve is legal if it hits the net and still goes into the opponent's court.
A player may not contact any part of the net or it is a fault. A ball contacting the net is playable including the serve. A player may reach across the net to contact the ball on the opponent's side provided it was attacked by the opponent.
The games are played using rally scoring. Each time the ball is served a point is scored either by the serving team or receiving team. The first team to score 25 points and be ahead by 2 points wins the game. A match consists of either winning 2 out of 3 games or 3 out of 5 games in high school play and 3 out of 5 games in college play.
Each team must turn in a set lineup to start the game. They must be in their position on the court when a serve is made. They may change positions after the serve is made
Each team is allowed 18 substitutions during a game. Player A if substituted out of the game and replaced by Player B, can only go back into the game for Player B
how many officials during a match?
During a match there are 2 officials. A referee who stands above play and an umpire who stands on the ground during play
where can a player touch the floor?
A player may touch the floor across the center line with one or both feet, or a hand/hands provided part of the foot/feet or hand/hands remains on or above the center line
where can the ball be played off of?
Balls can be played off of the ceiling and anything attached to the ceiling but cannot be played off of walls
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