In the United States, competitive volleyball rules vary at the collegiate level driven by the NCAA, at the high school level for interscholastic play determined by the NFHS, and for club play which are determined by USA Volleyball. Notable Rules for Beach Volleyball. There are some specific and unique rules in place for beach volleyball.
If failure to adhere to Rule 6.4.2 is due to insufficient players on a team to begin a match, the team forfeits the first set at match time. After a team forfeits the first set of a match, an interval of up to 10 minutes shall be allowed for the team to produce sufficient players to play the next set.
The free playing space shall measure a minimum of 7 m in height from the playing surface. For FIVB, World and Official Competitions, the free zone shall measure 5 m from the side lines and 6.5 m from the end lines. The free playing space shall measure a minimum of 12.5 m in height from the playing surface.
Indoor volleyball is the most popular discipline of volleyball. It’s played on a hard-surface indoor court with up to six players per side. The U.S. has won 10 Olympic medals since volleyball was introduced as a summer sport at the 1964 Olympic Games in Tokyo. USA Volleyball supports and trains the U.S. Indoor Men’s and Women’s National ...
The USA Volleyball Rules Commission has been restructured to reflect changes to the Operating Code of USA Volleyball that were adopted in 2018. The basic mission/responsibilities of the commission are to: Review the Federation Internationale de Volleyball (FIVB) Rules of Play and make recommendations for play in the United States codified in the USA Volleyball...
Rules and regulations: http://usavolleyball.org/resources/officials-rules. Overview: The United States Volleyball Association (USVBA) is the governing body for volleyball in the US. Recognized by both FIVB and the United States Olympic Committee (USOC), USVBA envisions itself as being the world leader in volleyball.
USA Volleyball is the National Governing Body for the sport of volleyball in the United States. Supporting athletes at all levels of play, we train and support the U.S. National Teams for indoor, beach and sitting volleyball and provide a lifetime of opportunity to be part of the volleyball community with premier events, programs and resources to pursue your Path to the Podium.
USA Volleyball is comprised of 40 Regional Volleyball Associations (Region or RVA) that organize and oversee volleyball play locally amongst clubs and programs. If you are interested in finding out more about the clubs and programs in your area, contacting your region is the best place to begin.