SAND VOLLEYBALL RULES
Each participating team may consist of eight coed team members in a round robin/bracket volleyball tournament. Each team shall play with no more than six members at a time, two individuals are available for substitution. Teams consist of 3 women and 3 men.
Roster substitutions, including the use of alternates, may only take place prior to the first match of a team. ONCE YOUR TEAM HAS STARTED YOUR FIRST MATCH, THE EIGHT INDIVIDUALS REGISTERED TO PARTICIPATE ARE THE ONLY TEAM MEMBERS ELIGIBLE TO PARTICIPATE THROUGHOUT THE REST OF THE VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT.
All play will follow USAV co-ed 6s recreational beach volleyball rules with the exception of the Battle rules listed below. Rules to be especially aware of include:
Exceptions to USAV rules for Battle include:
If at least 5 players (3 men & 2 women or 3 women & 2 men) are not present at game time, you will be given 15 minutes to field a team or the game will be forfeited.
Teams will be placed after the round robin portion with the winner from each pool advancing to bracket play. First place in the pool will be determined by – in order – 1) record 2) point differential 3) head to head. Second place will be determined by 1) record 2) 15 point playoff game. Third & Fourth place will be determined by 1) record 2) head-to-head.
There are no grievance forms for this event concerning play. Only the team captain may approach the referee to question a call. The referee has final authority regarding play and the interpretation of the rules of volleyball. The Rules Committee has final authority regarding interpretation of Battle Rules.