Rules clarification for tournament:
B.C. Girls’ Volleyball Commission Rules Update
Revised Oct 24, 2017
With the exception of the following, B.C. Girls’ Volleyball Commission has adopted Volleyball Canada rules.
Changing in uniforms
Teams wishing to change into their uniforms after the warm-up may leave the floor and are entitled to a reasonable length of time before returning
Dangling jewelry (of any size or shape) is be removed; pins and studs are under advisement only. Watches, rings, and other hand and arm jewelry are to be removed.
Uniform tops are to be numbered front and back, and shall be of the same color and design. Shorts are to be the same colour, but may have some minor differences.
Teams may dress and play more than 12 players for all matches.
Substitutions for all matches are 12 unlimited subs plus a libero. Libero can be a different player for each set. There is only one libero per set. Libero’s cannot serve.
Players are permitted to over-hand receive (volley) on serve receive
Playing ball off roof & other over hanging obstructions
Teams may play the ball off the ceiling (including other overhead obstructions) provided that the contact with the ceiling takes place above the floor within the playing area and the ball does not cross into the opponents playing space immediately after contacting the ceiling or obstruction.
This means the ball is "out" if:
Fair Play Rule Clarification (rule 20.2 & 20.2.1)
In the spirit of fair play, teams and/or spectators are not permitted to call out “balls up” at any time during an opponent’s act of serving the ball. Sanctioning as per VC guidelines (warning to precede card sanctions)