JR. OUTDOOR RULES 

GAMES 

5 Team pool

  • 2 games

  • Rally to 21

  • Cap at 23

4 Team pool

  • 2 games

  • Rally to 25

  • Cap at 25

Rules 

  • Serves are permitted to touch the net

  • You cannot open hand receive a serve

  • You cannot open hand receive a roll or free ball

  • You can open hand receive on an attack (spike)

  • Setting over the net is a violation

  • No player may touch the net during play, that is a violation

  • If a player goes under the net during a play but does not interfere with the play, that is legal

  • Going under the net and interfering with a play is a violation

Open Hand receive defined- A serve may be received with an open hand action if the ball is only contacted by the palm or other hard surface of one hand. NO fingers may be used while in serve receive.The ball must “pop” off the receiving surface, ball may not come to rest in any fashion. If using two hands,hands must be touching or together when receiving the serve. If hands are not touching, that is a violation.

wORKING

  • Players will ref each other’s matches

  • Please be courteous and respectful to each other

  • We ask that NO parents get involved.

  • Pay attention, ask ECV Staff questions if you do not know something.

  • No phones while working

  • Document the win/loss and the scores in the appropriate areas on the top sheet.

  • The top team from each pool is responsible for completing the top sheet on the clipboard and returning it to ECV staff

  • The top team must signify which teams placed first, second, third, and fourth.

PlayOfFS 

  • When age groups are combined, there is a chance that they will be separated for play offs. Make sure to check

with the ECV staff before leaving

  • Format

    • 14 and under - 1 game to 25, no cap

    • 15-18 - Best of 3 (21, 21, 15, no cap)​

Remember the ECV Staff is always here to help. If you have questions, please do not hesitate to come
to the Pavilion and grab a staff person. ECV staff will be available and walking around the field.