Venue – Foster Park, Goulds Road, Rolleston. (hubbed with Hockey, Touch & Ultimate)
Entry Fee – $100+gst per team
Volleyball Contact: Malcolm Taylor – Canterbury Volleyball
If you require further assistance when putting together or training your volleyball team please contact Malcolm at Canterbury Volleyball or your local volleyball sporting body.
Rules: The Koru Games Volleyball competitions will be played under the FIVB Rules of the Game.
- All games will be played in the spirit of ‘Fair Play’. To mark this all players will shake hands before and after each game.
- Each team will consist of up to six players with four on court at any time.
- All games will be played on outdoor courts of approximately 16m x 8m.
- Paper/scissors/rock (best of one) will determine who chooses an end or to serve.
- Each game will consist of best of three sets, changing ends at the end of each set.
- Allow 30 minutes per game.
- Rally point scoring, each rally/serve is worth a point regardless of who served.
- Three points are awarded for winning, two for a draw and one for a loss.
- If teams are drawn after pool play, they will be separated by who won the head-to-head during pool play, points for and finally points against.
- All serves will be underarm and from behind the baseline. Each players gets three consecutive serves before rotating within their team.
- Two team contacts are compulsory and three team contacts are encouraged to build an effective attack. Accidental overpasses are NOT allowed.
- Catches are NOT allowed.
- PENALTY – loss of rally
- A serve can not be attacked or blocked. PENALTY – loss of point.
- Net (the whole net) and foot faults are called. PENALTY – loss of point.
- Players rotate clockwise one position after regaining the serve or two successful serves by their own team, this includes the two reserve players.
Competitions: Boys and Girls tournaments will be played separately. Girls are permitted to play within a ‘Boys’ team if needed to make up numbers but they will compete as a ‘Boys’ team in the Boys competition. There are no limits on the number of teams each school can enter.
Format: The Volleyball tournament has separate boys and girls competitions. They will play round robin games in pools, the results of which will give seeding for a knockout round resulting in overall placings.
Team Manager: All schools/teams must be accompanied by a manager (teacher, parent, senior student).
First Aid: to be confirmed
Food/Beverage: Currently being sourced
Equipment: All equipment and match balls will be provided. Mikasa SKV5 balls will be used and teams are encouraged to use these balls when practicing for the tournament, contact Malcolm for information on acquiring these for your school.