Volleyball Notes

Volleyball Notes


The Serve

  • Server must serve from behind the end line until after contact, or behind the black line if your skill level permits.
  • Serve must be returned by a bump only. No setting or attacking a serve over the net.


  • Offense will score on a defense miss, out of bounds hit, or illegal contact.
  • Defense will score on an offensive miss, out of bounds hit, foot fault, or serve into the net.
  • Rally scoring, meaning a point is won by either team every serve.
  • Game will be played to 25 pts.
  • Must win by 2 points.


  • Team will rotate each time they win back the serve.
  • Players shall rotate in a clockwise manner.

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)
  • A player may not ┬ájump to block or attack a serve.

Basic Rule Violations

  • Stepping on or over the line on a serve.
  • Failure to serve the ball over the net successfully.
  • Hitting the ball illegally ( Carrying, Palming, Throwing, etc. )
  • Touches of the net with any part of the body while the ball is in play.