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Official volleyball rules PART 11: Playing format – to score a point

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source: fivb.org

The basic rules for winning points in volleyball

Brazil - USA

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6.1 TO SCORE A POINT

6.1.1 Point

A team scores a point:

6.1.1.1 by successfully grounding the ball on the opponent’s court;

6.1.1.2 when the opponent team commits a fault;

6.1.1.3 when the opponent team receives a penalty. 

6.1.2 Fault

A team commits a fault by making a playing action contrary to the rules (or by violating them in some other way). The referees judge the faultsand determine the consequences according to the rules:

6.1.2.1 if two or more faults are committed successively, only the first one iscounted;

6.1.2.2 if two or more faults are committed by opponents simultaneously, a DOUBLE FAULT is called and the rally is replayed.

6.1.3 Rally and completed rally

A rally is the sequence of playing actions from the moment of theservice hit by the server until the ball is out of play. A completed rallyis the sequence of playing actions which results in the award of apoint. This includes the award of a penalty and loss of service forserving faults out-with the time limit.

6.1.3.1 If the serving team wins a rally, it scores a point and continues to serve.

6.1.3.2 If the receiving team wins a rally, it scores a point and it must serve next.

 

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