Intramural Sports Volleyball Captain’s Meeting Volleyball Captain’s Meeting Handbook Highlights IM Policies & Procedures are available online Captain’s Responsibilities: Inform your team of rules Inform your team of schedules and field an eligible team for every game Be a team leader and representative – SPORTSMANSHIP – you should be the only person discussion game situations or questions with the officials Monitor your team’s sportsmanship ratings online Player Eligibility: WHO CAN PLAY? People with their valid CSU PHOTO ID who are: • Current full-time CSU Students • Part-time CSU students with Rec Center Membership • CSU Faculty/Staff with Rec Center Membership • Spouses of above with Rec Center Memberships Player Eligibility: WHO CAN PLAY? • Players CANNOT play in both the competitive and recreational leagues for a single sport • Players cannot play on 2 men’s or 2 women’s • CURRENT-YEAR COLLEGE BASKETBALL athletes CANNOT play IM volleyball • FORMER COLLEGE VARSITY volleyball athletes can play in either Rec or Comp divisions, but a max of 1 is allowed on any Rec volleyball roster NO CSU PHOTO I.D. = NO PLAY. No exceptions. • Players must be on the online roster to be legal players • If a player is NOT on the score sheet because: 1. They were just picked up late that day by the team, or 2. They joined the online roster late that day, or 3. They had technical issues, then They can be written in. Score sheets and online rosters will then be compared the next day at 5:00pm, and anyone not appearing on the online roster who was on a score sheet will be considered an illegal player, and the game result will be changed to a forfeit. Forfeits • Game time is forfeit time • If one team has players present, but not enough to start a game, the prepared team has the following options: • Take the win by forfeit, OR • Give your opponent an additional 5 minutes to field an eligible team Defaults • Teams who know they will not be able to field enough players to play a game may contact the IM Sports Desk by 5:00pm the business day prior to the scheduled contest • Teams who default will receive a loss for that game (worse than a regular loss, but better than a forfeit in the standings), and a sp. rating of 2 • Jewelry • For our non-contact sports (volleyball included), players MAY wear jewelry • Restrictions for jewelry are: • Nothing that hangs far from the body • I.E. – Necklaces, hoop earrings, etc. Equipment • Non-marking, close-toed shoes must be worn at all times • No hard-brimmed hats • Nothing with a knot may be worn on player’s head (i.e. bandanas w/knots) • JERSEYS/SHIRTS: teams are not required to wear matching jerseys Sportsmanship Rating System: • Scale is 3-0 • 3 – Perfect sp. • 2 – Average sp. • 1 – Below average sp. • 0 – Unacceptable sp. Captains are responsible for monitoring their team’s sp. avg. online. Teams receiving a 1 or 0 must meet with IM staff before next game. ALSO, any EJECTED player must meet with IM staff before they’ll be allowed to play anything again (and will be suspended) Playoffs: • In order to advance to playoffs, teams must meet the following criteria: • Finish in the top half of their league • Finish the season with at least a 2.0 sportsmanship rating average Volleyball Captain’s Meeting Rule Highlights IM Volleyball League Rules are available online • Line Up, Roster, and Subs • 12-player max roster per team • A full on-court line-up consists of: • 6 players • 2 players are needed to avoid a forfeit • Line Up, Roster, and Subs • New for Spring 11: • Subs can come onto the court into any position • Subs must remain in current spot (on the court or off) for 2 full rotations • Match Format • All matches are best 2 of 3 • Games 1 and 2 will be played to 21 points, with a team needed to win by 2 points or reaching a cap of 25 points • Game 3 (if necessary) will be played to 15 points • Teams have 1, 30-second time out per game • Court Boundaries • A ball is out when: • It lands completely outside the court boundaries • It contacts either antenna • It does not pass over the net, between the antennas • Makes contact with a wall, official, opponent under the net, or net outside the antenna • Cards • A yellow card results in a loss of serve, and point for the opposition • A red card results in a player’s ejection, as well as the opposing team being awarded the game • Two red cards, or 3 yellow cards will result in the forfeiture of the match by the offending team • The Serve • In order to be legal, players must serve from behind the service line, and the serve must pass between the antennas and over the net • There is no blocking or attacking the serve • A serve that contacts the net and continues over is legal • Back Row Players • May not contact the ball above the plane of the net, from in front of or on the 10-foot line • May never block above the plane of the net • Net Play • Players may reach under the net as long as the do not interfere with their opponent • Players may not touch the net at any point when the ball is live • Net Play • Players may have some portion of their hand or foot on their opponents side the court, as long as some part of that hand or foot is in contact with the center line • Rule Clarification • Lift – occurs when the ball comes to rest on a touch • Double contact – occurs when a player either makes successive contacts, or the ball spins excessively on a set • Rule Clarification • Players may play the ball with any part of their body, seeing they do not lift the ball • A touch on a block does NOT count as 1 of a teams allotted 3 touches PROTESTS • Only 2 things can be protested: 1. Misapplication/misinterpretation of a rule • Protest must be lodged at the TIME OF THE RULING. Captain must request game be stopped to obtain a ruling by the IM Manager. Failure to do this before the next live ball nullifies any rule protest. IM Manager will then make a ruling. If captain still thinks IM Manager’s ruling is incorrect, they can fill out a Protest Form and play the rest of the game under protest. 2. Player eligibility • Must be lodged with the IM Manager before start of 2nd half. • Are online • Matches cannot be rescheduled because of facility constraints PLAYOFFS: • Schedules will be posted online over April 22nd – 24th • Championship night = Fri. May 6th • Online listing in each division • Contact them directly to pick up players Volleyball Captain’s Meeting Questions? Please sign in on attendance sheet on way out. Please print your team’s name clearly.