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Beach Volleyball Rules

Striker Soccer is a SOCIAL co-ed sports league first and foremost. Games will be self-regulated but monitored by an official. 

Game Format

 - Three games to 21, rally scoring, cap at 23.

 - A team must win by 2 points.

 - 1 time out per game

 - Coed: at least 2 females on the court at all times. You can always have more females on the court.

 - Teams can play with a minimum of 3 players one must be female to avoid forfeit. 

 - Each team will use the rotation format


 - A 10-minute forfeit time will be given at each game time. 

 - If a team forfeits two matches over the course of a single season, Striker Sports & Social reserves the right to remove that team from the league without refunding the entrance fee.


 - Only one toss or release of the ball is allowed. Dribbling or moving the ball in the hands is permitted.

 - At the moment of the service hit or take-off for a jump service, the server must not touch the court (the end line included) or the floor outside the service zone.

 - After the hit, he/she may step or land outside the service zone, or inside the court.

 - The server must hit the ball within 8 seconds of the next set.

 - A service executed before both teams are ready, is canceled and repeated.

 - The ball shall be hit with one hand or any part of the arm after being tossed or released from the hand(s).

- If the ball hits the antenna on a serve, stop play and re-serve. These rules are still under review and may be revised for, but not limited to purposes of clarity, fair play, or improvement of the competition.


Net Play & Faults

 - Players may touch the post, ropes, or any other object outside the antenna, provided that it does not interfere with play.

 - When the ball is driven into the net, causing it to touch an opponent, no fault is committed.

 - To touch the opponent’s court with any part of the body is permitted provided that it does not interfere with the opponent’s play.

 - A player may enter the opponent’s court after the ball goes out of play.

 - Players may penetrate into the opponent’s free zone provided that they do not interfere with the OPPONENT’S play.

 - A ball traveling to the opposing side can never touch any objects in its travel. (In our case, when the ball hits a branch during serve, attack, or, free-ball !) In these instances the play is dead, and the opposing team is granted a point.

Sets, Carries, Double Contact

 - The ball may touch various parts of the body, provided that the contacts take place simultaneously. Double contact on ANY first ball is legal.

 - The ball must not be caught and/or thrown.

 - The ball must enter and exit both hands simultaneously, on 2nd and third contact!

Attack / Block

 - To block or attack an opponent’s service is forbidden.

 - A back-row player, can NOT down-ward attack a ball in the front-row. He or she may hit/set or free-ball the only upwards, in the front row.

 - A player can not touch the ball or an opponent in the opponent’s space before or during the opponent’s attack hit.

 - A player can not interfere with the opponent’s play while penetrating into the opponent’s space under the net.

Tie Breakers for playoffs: 

1. Head-to-head competition between tying teams.

2. If still tied, it's records vs. 1st place team (or next highest team, if tied teams are tied for 1st) by winning %, regardless of # of games played.

3. If still tied, record vs. next best team, etc.