Winter Youth Volleyball League
The 422 Sportsplex, is proud to offer Co-ed Youth Volleyball. Registration for the Winter 2 session will be open from now until February 25th, 2023. This league will be running on our indoor Basketball Court. Many people love our leagues for the fun, the competition, and for the wonderful community that comes together during the run of the leagues. Leagues are a great way to keep your child active during their off-season, gain new experiences, meet new people, and improve their volleyball skills. Our main goal with this league is to ensure that your child stays active, improves their skills and knowledge of volleyball, and most importantly has fun.
This league will run from February 26th, 2023 to April 16th, 2023 on Sundays *No Games on Easter*, the league is expected to run from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Times may change based on amount of registrations.
You can now register your child here! Please keep in mind that although your child may be a certain age they will be split into teams based on skill level!
Co-ed Ages 9-12 Register here!
Co-ed Ages 13-15 Register here!
Co-ed Ages 16-18 Register here!
Building passes are not included in the cost of registration, they must be purchased separately. You can purchase yours here!
- 7-Week long league
- $85 per player
- Building passes are not included in the cost of player registration, they will need to be purchased separately through Your Sports Pass.
How the League will be ran:
- 5 v 5 for games
- Maximum of 7 players per roster, Minimum of 5 players
- Week 1 will be an evaluation week for the coaches to divide the teams evenly, teams will be made up of 5-6 players.
- Week’s 2-6 will be regular games
- Week 7 of the league will be playoffs
- Games are divided into 3 sets, the first two sets are played to 25 points and the third set is played to 15. The winner is determined by which team wins 2 of the 3 sets. If one team wins both the first two sets, a third set will not be played because the winning team has been determined.
- Any teams not playing will be required to help with the scoreboard and line judge until their games begin.
Here are the fundamental, must-know rules of a volleyball game:
- Only 6 players on the floor at any given time: 3 in the front row and 3 in the back row.
- Points are made on every serve for the winning team of the rally (rally-point scoring).
- Players may not hit the ball twice in succession (a block is not considered a hit).
- Ball may be played off the net during a volley and on a serve.
- A ball hitting a boundary line is in.
- A ball is out if it hits an antennae, the floor completely outside the court, any of the net or cables outside the antennae, the referee stand or pole, or the ceiling above a non-playable area.
- It is legal to contact the ball with any part of a player’s body.
- It is illegal to catch, hold or throw the ball.
- A player cannot block or attack a serve from on or inside the 10-foot line.
- After the serve, front-line players may switch positions at the net.
- Matches are made up of sets; the number depends on level of play.
Volleyball Rule Violations
Committing any of these volleyball rule violations results in a point for the opponent.
- Stepping on or across the service line when serving while making contact with the ball.
- Failure to serve the ball over the net successfully.
- Ball-handling errors and contacting the ball illegally (double touching, lifting, carrying, throwing, etc.)
- Touching the net with any part of the body while the ball is in play.
- Blocking a ball coming from the opponent’s court and contacting the ball when reaching over the net if your opponent has not used 3 contacts AND has a player there to make a play on the ball.
- Attacking a ball coming from the opponent’s court and contacting the ball when reaching over the net when the ball has not yet broken the vertical plane of the net.
- Crossing the court centerline with any part of your body, with the exception of a hand or foot. It is only considered a violation if the entire hand or entire foot crosses the court centerline.
- Serving out of rotation or out of order.
- Back row player blocking (deflecting a ball coming from the opponent) when, at the moment of contact, the back row player is near the net and has part of their body above the top of the net. This is an illegal block.
- Back row player attacking a ball inside the front zone (the area inside the 3M/10-foot line) when, at the moment of contact, the ball is completely above the net. This is an illegal attack.