LEAGUE RULES

  • One match of three games is played per night. Each game is pro rated to a max of – 21 POINTS – WIN BY 2 – CAP AT 24 with a maximum total point score of 63 points per night- each match is one hour.
    Any team that forfeits or defaults one or more games receives a lowest possible score of 7 points per game. The opposing team will in turn receive 21 points per games missed.

    FORFEITED GAMES:
    7 points to no show team 
    21 to showing team

    15 MIN AFTER CALL TO START MATCH = GAME 1 FORFEITED

    30 MIN AFTER CALL TO START MATCH = GAME 2 FORFEITED

    45 MIN AFTER CALL TO START MATCH = GAME 3 FORFEITED

    • A serve that catches the top of the net and continues over to the opponents side is allowed providing it is within boundary lines
    • When the ball is traveling over any net, fixed with two antennae, it must cross between the antennae without contact
    • Any net contact at all will result in a side out for the opposing team
    • If the net is pushed into you it is not a net violation on you
    • Players are allowed to cross under the net as long as they do not interfere with the opposing players
  • Any player who participates in a reckless manor runs the risk of suspension from game by North Beach staff if the staff believe they could cause injury to themselves or someone else, one warning may or may not be given

    • 3 hits allowed per side, block does not count as a hit
    • All boundaries, meshing around court, roofs, poles, etc., are out of bounds
    • Ball is in if it makes any contact with the boundary lines.
    • Both teams are responsible for ensuring that the boundary lines are straight.
    • Absolutely no receiving of serve with a volley
    • No volleying over the net, this will result in a side-out for the opposing team
    • Serves cannot be received with two hands that are not connected
    • Open handed digs and double-hits ARE LEGAL only when receiving a HARD DRIVEN ball
    • A hard driven ball is classified as a ball hit with a full swing with very little arc
    • NO VOLLEYING ROLL SHOTS, a roll shot is ANY hit that is not a hard driven ball
    • Roll shots must be received with a poke or two connected hands
    • Open handed digs and double-hits are NOT ALLOWED when receiving a roll shot
    • When serving, any contact between server and the back court line is NOT ALLOWED and results in a side-out for the opposing team, this is called a “foot fault”
    • No spiking, blocking, or volleying a serve
    • Ball may be hit with any part of the body
    • Any volley or set that has a heavy SIDEWAYS or BACKWARDS spin on the ball is NOT LEGAL, and will result in a point for the opposing team, this is an indication of an unclean set or double-hit, however a forward spin IS allowed
    • Players must maintain service rotation, but players do not have to rotate position
    • You may serve anywhere along the back line within the sidelines
    • Players are allowed 2 tosses of the ball to serve as long as there is no contact on the first attempt
    • Substitutions are allowed if the player is
      • A) on the roster,
      • B) Plays on a team from the same night of equal or skill level or lower, in which case both captains must agree
    • If there are only two players present from the roster than only ONE sub is allowed and the team must play short-handed with three players
    • If a team cannot field at least two players from its roster than the team defaults
    • Teams must have one woman on the court at all times when playing short-handed with only three players
    • Captains are responsible for recording and verifying scores on clipboards
    • Ten o’clock teams must bring scores to the front desk
    • If the outcome of a play can not be agreed on by both teams, re-serve the point
    • In order to be eligible to play in the playoffs, each player must be on the team roster, have played at least three games in the session and have a North Beach Member Card, any players that are not on the roster before their first playoff game cannot play in the playoffs
    • Scores from the first nine weeks determine playoff position
    • Top six teams from an eight or more team league will make it into the playoffs
    • Playoffs start at seven pm and continue through the evening, all players should be prepared to compete for the evening
    • Referees will be provided for playoff nights for scoring and rule enforcement.
  • One match of three games is played per night. Each game is pro rated to a max of – 21 POINTS – WIN BY 2 – CAP AT 24 with a maximum total point score of 63 points per night- each match is one hour.
    Any team that forfeits or defaults one or more games receives a lowest possible score of 7 points per game. The opposing team will in turn receive 21 points per games missed.

    FORFEITED GAMES:
    7 points to no show team 
    21 to showing team

    15 MIN AFTER CALL TO START MATCH = GAME 1 FORFEITED

    30 MIN AFTER CALL TO START MATCH = GAME 2 FORFEITED

    45 MIN AFTER CALL TO START MATCH = GAME 3 FORFEITED

    • All boundaries, meshing around court, roofs, poles, etc., are out of bounds
    • Ball is in if it makes any contact with the boundary lines.
    • 3 hits allowed per side, block does not count as a hit
    • Both teams are responsible for ensuring that the boundary lines are straight.
    • Players are allowed to cross under the net as long as they do not interfere with the opposing players
    • A serve that catches the top of the net and continues over to the opponents side is allowed providing it is within boundary lines
    • When the ball is traveling over any net, fixed with two antennae, it must cross between the antennae without contact
    • Any net contact at all will result in a side out for the opposing team
    • If the net is pushed into you it is not a net violation on you
    • You may serve anywhere along the back line within the sidelines
  • Any player who participates in a reckless manor runs the risk of suspension from game by North Beach staff if the staff believe they could cause injury to themselves or someone else, one warning may or may not be given

    • No INTENTIONAL service screening
    • Absolutely no receiving balls with a volley unless hard driven
    • No volleying over the net, this will result in a side-out for the opposing team
    • Serves cannot be received with two hands that are not connected
    • Open handed digs and double-hits ARE LEGAL only when receiving a HARD DRIVEN ball
    • A hard driven ball is classified as a ball hit with a full swing with very little arc
    • NO VOLLEYING ROLL SHOTS, a roll shot is ANY hit that is not a hard driven ball
    • Roll shots must be received with a poke or two connected hands
    • When serving, any contact between server and the back court line is NOT ALLOWED and results in a side-out for the opposing team, this is called a “foot fault”
    • No spiking, blocking, or volleying a serve
    • Ball may be hit with any part of the body
    • Players must maintain service rotation, but players do not have to rotate position
    • Players are allowed 2 tosses of the ball to serve as long as there is no contact on the first attempt

    FOR INTERMEDIATE – A LEVEL

    • Any volley or set that has an OUT OF CONTROL spin on the ball is NOT LEGAL, and will result in a point for the opposing team. Some rotation is acceptable at this level.

    SPIN CALLS ARE NOT IN EFFECT FOR LOWER LEVELS

    • Substitutions are allowed if the player is
      • A) on the roster,
      • B) Plays on a team from the same night of equal or skill level or lower, in which case both captains must agree
    • If there are only two players present from the roster than only ONE sub is allowed and the team must play short-handed with three players
    • If a team cannot field at least two players from its roster than the team defaults
    • Teams must have one woman on the court at all times when playing short-handed with only three players
    • Captains are responsible for recording and verifying scores on clipboards
    • Ten o’clock teams must bring scores to the front desk
    • If the outcome of a play can not be agreed on by both teams, re-serve the point
    • In order to be eligible to play in the playoffs, each player must be on the team roster, have played at least three games in the session and have a North Beach Member Card, any players that are not on the roster before their first playoff game cannot play in the playoffs
    • Scores from the first nine weeks determine playoff position
    • Top six teams from an eight or more team league will make it into the playoffs
    • Playoffs start at seven pm and continue through the evening, all players should be prepared to compete for the evening
    • Referees will be provided for playoff nights for scoring and rule enforcement.

     

  • One match of three games is played per night. Each game is pro rated to a max of – 21 POINTS – WIN BY 2 – CAP AT 24 with a maximum total point score of 63 points per night- each match is one hour.
    Any team that forfeits or defaults one or more games receives a lowest possible score of 7 points per game. The opposing team will in turn receive 21 points per games missed.

    FORFEITED GAMES:
    7 points to no show team 
    21 to showing team

    15 MIN AFTER CALL TO START MATCH = GAME 1 FORFEITED

    30 MIN AFTER CALL TO START MATCH = GAME 2 FORFEITED

    45 MIN AFTER CALL TO START MATCH = GAME 3 FORFEITED

    • All boundaries, meshing around court, roofs, poles, etc., are out of bounds
    • Ball is in if it makes any contact with the boundary lines.
    • Both teams are responsible for ensuring that the boundary lines are straight.
    • Any net contact at all will result in a point for the opposing team.
    • If the net is pushed into you it is not a net violation.
    • Players are allowed to cross under the net as long as they do not interfere with the opposing players.
  • Any player who participates in a reckless manor runs the risk of suspension from game by North Beach staff if the staff believe they could cause injury to themselves or someone else, one warning may or may not be given

    • 3 hits allowed per side, block does not count as a hit
    • Absolutely no receiving of serve with a volley
    • Serves cannot be received with two hands that are not connected
    • Spiking from a back row position is allowed if the player is over six feet behind the net
    • Open handed digs and double-hits ARE LEGAL only when receiving a HARD DRIVEN ball
    • A hard driven ball is classified as a ball hit with a full swing with very little arc
    • When serving, any contact between server and the back court line is NOT ALLOWED and results in a side-out for the opposing team, this is called a “foot fault”
    • No spiking, blocking, or volleying a serve
    • Ball may be hit with any part of the body
    • Players must maintain service rotation and rotate position
    • You may serve anywhere along the back line within the sidelines
    • Limit 5 serves per player. The ball does not go to the other team, but the serving team will rotate one position
    • Players are allowed 2 tosses of the ball to serve as long as there is no contact on the first attempt
    • A serve that catches the top of the net and continues over to the opponents side is allowed providing it is within boundary lines
    • When the ball is traveling over any net, fixed with two antennae, it must cross between the antennae without contact
    • Substitutions are allowed if the player is
      • A) on the roster,
      • B) Plays on a team from the same night of equal or skill level or lower, in which case both captains must agree
    • If there are only four players  present from the roster, then only one sub is allowed, at which point the team must play short-handed with five players

    • If a team cannot field at least four players from its roster, then the team defaults

    • Teams must have one woman on the court at all times when playing short-handed with only five players

    • Captains are responsible for recording and verifying scores on clipboards
    • Ten o’clock teams must bring scores to the front desk
    • If the outcome of a play can not be agreed on by both teams, re-serve the point
    • In order to be eligible to play in the playoffs, each player must be on the team roster, have played at least three games in the session and have a North Beach Member Card, any players that are not on the roster before their first playoff game cannot play in the playoffs
    • Scores from the first nine weeks determine playoff position
    • Top six teams from an eight or more team league will make it into the playoffs
    • Playoffs start at seven pm and continue through the evening, all players should be prepared to compete for the evening
    • Referees will be provided for playoff nights for scoring and rule enforcement.