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4v4 SandBar Divisions/ Rules Defined


4v4 LEAGUES


DIVISIONS

Recreational division

Beginner to low intermediate level


B division

Intermediate to low advance level


BB division

Advanced (Highest level offered in 4v4)


What you get with Registration:

Guarantee of 14 Games (14 regular season games with at least 1 playoff match - single elimination tournament)

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SANDBAR RULES

- 4v4 with at least 2 females and 2 males and 5 total players on the roster. Need at least 3 total players to play each week

- Two games are to 21 (win by two with a cap at 23). Each game matters and will be recorded as just wins and losses

- Nets are set at Men's height

- Ball can be played off the net on a volley and on a serve

- Maximum of 3 hits per side

- Block does not count as a touch (except in BB)

- A ball hitting on the boundary line is in

- Ball must be played in between antennas

- It is legal to contact the ball with any part of the players body

- A player cannot block or attack a serve

- It is illegal to catch, hold, or throw the ball

- Teams must serve in order

- Cannot cross or step on the back line when serving

- You cannot touch the net (exception if the net is hit into you by a hard driven ball)

- You are allowed to set the first contact (except in BB, Can only set it if the ball is "clean")

- Need to play with your roster during playoffs - no subs

- Games are self-reffed (if there are any issues, Cory/Tyler will be there to answer any questions)

- If a ball rolls on the court, please stop play for safety purposes and replay point

- 1 timeout is allowed per set, not to exceed 1 minute unless for injury

- If a team is needing a sub during the regular season, a team must have at least two players from the roster for the game not to be forfeited

- You may run onto another court to play a ball as long as you do not interfere with the other game's play


B Rule difference

- No side setting

- No open hand tipping

- No directional block


BB Rule difference

- Full beach rules (block counts as one of the 3 touches)

- Hand setting called at the BB level

- Can't set first contact unless it is clean

- You may directional block

- We DO NOT play the 'intention to set' rule



2v2 LEAGUES


DIVISIONS

B division

Beginner to low intermediate level


A division

Intermediate to low advance level


AA division

Low advance to higher advance level


OPEN division

Advanced (Highest level offered in 2v2)


What you get with Registration:

Guarantee of 14 Games (14 regular season games with at least 2 playoff matches - double elimination tournament)


SANDBAR RULES

- Two games are to 21 (win by two with a cap at 23). Each game matters and will be recorded as just wins and losses

- Ball can be played off the net on a volley and on a serve

- Maximum of 3 hits per side

- Block counts as a touch in all divisions

- A ball hitting on the boundary line is in

- Ball must be played in between antennas

- It is legal to contact the ball with any part of the players body

- A player cannot block or attack a serve

- It is illegal to catch, hold, or throw the ball

- No open hand tips

- Teams must serve in order

- Cannot cross or step on the back line when serving

- You cannot touch the net (exception if the net is hit into you by a hard driven ball)

- You are allowed to set the first contact only if the ball is "clean"

- You may get a sub for playoffs only if you get your sub approved. Failure to get sub approved results in a forfeit (except at the Open level)

- Games are self-reffed (if there are any issues, Cory/Tyler will be there to answer any questions)

- If a ball rolls on the court, please stop play for safety purposes and replay point

- 1 timeout is allowed per set, not to exceed 1 minute unless for injury

- If a team is needing a sub during the regular season, a team must have at least one of the players from the roster for the game not to be forfeited

- If you have 3 players listed on the roster, you may not sub during a match with those players. Whoever starts the game must finish. 

- If you have 3 players listed on the roster, you may not sub during playoffs. Whoever starts that day of the tournament has to compete for that whole day

- You may run onto another court to play a ball as long as you do not interfere with the other game's play


B Rule difference

- Setting called at the B level (2.5 rotations allowed - not the only reason a set is called as a double, but it is a good indicator)


A Rule difference

- Setting called at the A level (2 rotations allowed - not the only reason a set is called as a double, but it is a good indicator)


AA Rule difference

- Setting called at the AA level (1.5 rotations allowed - not the only reason a set is called as a double, but it is a good indicator)


OPEN Rule difference

- Setting called at the OPEN level (1 rotation allowed - not the only reason a set is called as a double, but it is a good indicator)



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