1. Volleyball is a gender-specific sport.
2. Teams should be composed of a mixture of grade levels.
3. Net height will be 2.24 meters for MS Boys Volleyball and 2.13 meters for MS Girls Volleyball.
4. Games will be 22 minutes with a minimum of 5 minutes between games. Each team will be scheduled for three games at each jamboree.
5. Ensure all game balls meet official game requirements
6. Opening possession will be determined using rock-paper-scissors
7. Sets to 25 points, win by 2 points; teams will start a new set if time remains
8. Rules of Emphasis
a. No obvious carries: hand open behind the head when moving the ball forward (looks like a throw)
b. No obvious lifts (catch and throw)
c. No double hits (an underhand pass that hits the arms then the body does not count as a double hit)
d. No touching the net
e. No stepping over line under net
f. After 5 consecutive serves by one server, serving team must rotate to continue the serve
g. No back row spiking in front of the 10 ft line (estimate if lines not marked)
h. Servers must wait for the whistle and stay behind the end line (some discretion on half courts)
i. On serves, smaller players may cross the end line or start 1-2 meters in front of it to match their ability
j. On serves, the receiving team cannot block or make an attack on the serve at the net
k. Enforce foot faults on players demonstrating the ability to serve from behind the serving line, if space allows
l. Rotation violations will result in a side-out
m. A player must wait 6 rotations before they can serve again
n. In cases of overhead interference, play can continue if the side that hit the ball has hits remaining; walls will always be called out
KAIAC Tournament Guidelines
i. Each school will determine the eligibility for the members of its team. Teams may have a maximum of 12 players.
ii. Teams will play one set to 25 points, win by two.
iii. Results will be recorded on a whiteboard or other visible display throughout pool play.
iv. Each team will be given one timeout per game to use anytime during the set.
v. Teams will have unlimited substitutions.
vi. Teams will be allowed to use a libero.
vii. Net height will be 2.24 meters for MS Boys Volleyball and 2.13 meters for MS Girls Volleyball.
viii. Opening serve will be determined by rock-paper-scissors.
b. Rules of Emphasis
i. There is no 5-serve limit.
ii. Foot faults will be called on serves in games played on regulation courts without space restrictions. When a smaller court is used, there are no foot faults on serves. Players will be allowed their full serving motion, but must start as far back as possible.
iii. The ball will be ruled out in all cases of overhead or wall interference.
iv. No obvious carries: hand open behind the head when moving the ball forward (looks like a throw)
v. No obvious lifts (catch and throw)
vi. No double hits (an underhand pass that hits the arms then the body does not count as a double hit)
vii. No touching the net
viii. No stepping over line under net
ix. No back row spiking in front of the 10 ft line
x. Servers must wait for the whistle before serving
xi. On serves, the receiving team cannot block or make an attack on the serve at the net
xii. A player must wait 6 rotations before they can serve again
xiii. Rotation violations will result in a side-out