Before you start

  1. Duration of each match is 45 minutes.
  2. For every 5 minutes a team is late, their opponent is awarded 5 points.
  3. Minimum of 3 players are needed for a team to play.
  4. At least one girl needs to be on the court at all times.
  5. A game of rock, paper, scissors will determine first serve or choice of court side. Teams will alternate side and serve based on this outcome before 45 minutes of play starts.
  6. Out of bounds is when a ball, while crossing the net, hits the ceiling, back wall of opponent’s side or two walls consecutively on service, volley or block.
  7. Ceiling and back wall on own side is in bounds if own player touches it.


  1. Game ends at 15 points, straight up. No win by 2 points.
  2. Winner is determined by which team wins more games at the end of 45 minutes after scheduled game time.
  3. Rally scoring – a point is played at the end of every play.
  4. Tiebreaker: In the event that teams are tied with 5 minutes of game time remaining, teams will play a game to 11 points to determine a winner.


  1. Service area is 3 feet from each end of the court.
  2. If sever catches the ball on service toss, the server can replay the serve.
  3. Service order must be kept prior to serving.
  4. Opponent cannot block or attack the serve.

Game Play

  1. Touching the net is not allowed.
  2. Blocking is allowed. The opponent cannot block the set or serve.
  3. If two opposing players touch the net simultaneously the point is replayed.
  4. A ball on the vertical plane above the net is open to both sides.
  5. A double hit is only allowed on a block or the return of a hard driven hit.
  6. If a ball is touched on a block, the team still has 3 hits and the blocker can make the any of these hits.
  7. Contacting two or more walls is allowed only by the team in possession of the ball on their own side, provided a player on that team touches the ball first. The ball must also be touched by another player before going over on multiple wall hit.
  8. Holding, pushing, scooping, lifting or carrying the ball is not allowed, it must be a clean hit.
  9. No climbing or using the walls or players assisting each other to gain height at the net.
  10. A ball can hit the back wall and over the net directly (when being played by your side), but if two walls are touched, another player must touch it before going over the net.
  11. An open hand dink (tipping) of the ball is illegal, it must be a clean hit, closed fist, knuckle, or soft spike.
  12. A ball can not contact below the waist.
  13. Substitutions can be made when the ball is not in play.
  14. Teams switch sides after each game to 15 points.