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I acknowledge this application as my registration to participate in Boys & Girls Clubs of the Coastal Bend (BGCCB) adult league. I will not hold the members of the Board, staff or leaders responsible for injury, which may occur while participating in the BGCCB activity mentioned above. I understand that I am responsible for transporting myself to and from the tournament. I also acknowledge that medical insurance is not provided through BGCCB.
Players who have an unpaid balance will not be allowed to play until payment is made in full.
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3. BGCCB has a NO REFUND policy.
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In consideration of being allowed to participate in any way in the program, related events and activities, I the undersigned, acknowledge, appreciate, and agree that:
The risk of injury from the activities involved in this program is significant, including the potential for permanent paralysis and death, and while particular rules, equipment, and personal discipline may reduce this risk, the risk of serious injury does exist and,
I KNOWINGLY AND FREELY ASSUME ALL SUCH RISKS, both known and unknown, EVEN IF ARISING FROM THE NEGLI-GENCE OF THE RELEASEES or others, and assume full responsibility for my participation; and,
I willingly agree to comply with the stated and customary terms and conditions for participation. If however I observe any unusual significant hazard during my presence or participation, I will remove myself from participation and bring such to the attention of the nearest official immediately, and
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Adult Volleyball Tournament - Rules & Regulations
(BGC Volleyball aligns with NCAA Rules & Regulations)
Game Time is Forfeit Time.
Each team may select up to two (2) team captains to represent the team.
Only the team head coach and/or captains may address an official on matters of rule interpretations, or to obtain essential information.
Team head coach are responsible for their team and fans behavior before, during, and after the game.
Only approved coaches may sit on the bench with the team.
PLAYERS & ELIGIBILITY:
6 players on the court. Minimum number to start the game is 4. Right front, Center Front, Left Front, Right Back, Center Back, Left Back.
Teams must have at least four (4) suited players to start a game. If the team does not have their 5th player by the start of the 2nd match, that team must forfeit the game.
2/6 of those players must be women on the court at all times.
Teams must be made of players 18+ any illegal players will be ejected from the tournament.
EQUIPMENT & FACILITY:
The BGC-CC Office will furnish game balls.
The height of the net shall be 7ft. 4 ¼ inches.
Shoes: Only tennis, court, or volleyball, or basketball shoes should be worn while participating
All facility rules must be obeyed at all times including but not limited to:
No food/drinks in the gym – water fountains are located inside the gym
Players, coaches, and visitors must stay within the approved program areas
The first two games will be rally scoring to 25 points and a team must win by 2 points. The third game will be rally scoring to 15 points and a team must win by 2 points.
Before beginning the first game, the referee shall toss a coin for the coach/captains. The winner of the toss may choose to take either the first service during the game, or the choice of courts. The loser of the flip then takes the option available.
Any player who damages equipment will be financially responsible for the repair of replacement of the damaged items(s).
Time-outs: Each team shall be permitted two (1) one minute time-outs per set. No carry over to any set.
The order in which teams are to serve shall be called the serving order.
Players must be in the correct serving order when the ball is served.
A server shall continue to serve until there team commits a fault.
If the serving team wins the rally it scores a point and continues to serve. If the receiving team wins the rally, it scores the point and gains the serve. Each time a team gains the serve it must rotate one position clockwise before serving. Failure to do so will result in side out if done intentionally.
A server shall hit the ball with one hand, fist, or arm.
A match shall include a let serve.
Fail to return the ball legally to opponents' court.
Catch the ball.
Hold the ball (scooping, lifting, and shoving shall be considered holding).
Strike the ball more than once in succession.
Be the fourth player to play the ball (except when there has been a simultaneous hit.)
Touch the net with any part of the body at any time except when the ball is dead.
Reach under the net and touch the ball or a player of the opposing team when the ball is in play on that side, or interfere with the play of the opposing team by entering the opponent's court, or touching the floor on the opposite side of the center line when the ball is in play. A centerline foot fault shall be called when a player’s whole foot or hand crosses the plane of the centerline.
Make an illegal substitution.
Persistently delay the game.
Leave the court without permission from the referee except to retrieve the ball.
Strike the ball while supported by any player or object.
Throw the ball.
Hold or push the ball against the net.
A player may go out-of-bounds to play a ball, but not beyond the centerline extended. If a player plays a ball that would have been out-of-bounds, it is considered good. A player may not enter a nonplayable area to play the ball (i.e. bleachers or another court.)
A foot fault occurs when the server steps on or over the line bounding the serving area during the act of serving. Part or all of server's body may be in the air over the lines.
A double foul shall be called when players on opposing teams commit a rules infraction at the same instant. In case of a double foul, the point shall be replayed (i.e. both players are in the net at the same time).
Blocking a ball, which is entirely on the opponent’s side of the net, is permitted when the opposing team has had an opportunity to complete their attack. The attack is considered complete when:
1. The attacking team has had the opportunity to spike the ball or, in the official's judgment, intentionally directs the ball into the opponent's court.
2. The attacking team has completed their 3 allowable hits.
3. The ball is falling near the net and, in the official's judgment, no member of the attacking team could reasonably make a play on the ball
If a ball is driven into the net with such force it causes the net to contact a player on the opposing team, no foul shall be called, and the ball shall continue to be in play.
If the ball is contacted by two players simultaneously, it counts as one hit and either player may make the next hit.
If two or more players from opposing teams hit the ball simultaneously, it shall NOT count as one of the three hits.
A ball touching a boundary line is good.
There is a spiking line 10 feet back from the net. A back row player may spike from behind this line. If the attacking player steps on or beyond the 10 foot line, when jumping, it is an illegal back row attack. The player may land in front of the line. If the player does not jump but makes contact in front of the line it is a legal hit.
If only one player is attempting to block and in doing so, contacts the ball, he/she is permitted to contact it a second time. The second contact will be counted as the team’s first contact.
Interchange of positions during play is legal.
Reaching over the net is permitted during:
A fake hit.
The follow-through on a hit made on the player's own side.
An attempt to hit.
A block or attempt to block.
Multiple contacts of the ball are touches by a player during one play of the ball and are permitted:
When a ball rebounds from one part of a player's body to another in one attempt to save a hard driven spike not already touched by a teammate, it is a legal multiple contact and considered one hit.
When a ball rebounds from one part of a player's body to another in one attempt to block, it is a legal multiple contact and the team's next play is considered its first hit.
Screening is an act, intentional or unintentional, which obstructs the opponent's view of the server or the flight of the ball from the server.
A single player is screening if: o His/her arms are held clearly above the head fully extended and the player is standing upright and the ball passes directly over the player;
The player is making distracting movements such as waving the arms or jumping;
The player deliberately alters his/her position to move in front of an opponent after the referee has signaled for the serve.
A grouping of players is screening if the ball passes directly over a member of the group who is in an upright position with arms clearly fully extended overhead.
The penalty for screening is an awarded side out to the opponent.
UNSPORTSMANLIKE CONDUCT & VIOLATIONS:
Unsportsmanlike conduct includes actions which are unbecoming to an ethical, fair, honorable individual. It consists of acts of deceit, disrespect or vulgarity and includes taunting. It includes:
1. Disconcerting acts or words;
2. Derogatory remarks to officials or opponents;
3. Questioning or trying to influence officials' decisions;
4. Showing disgust with officials' decisions;
5. Using insulting gestures or baiting/taunting an opponent;
6. Spitting other than into the proper receptacle.
Unsportsmanlike Conduct Violations.
Warning: For a first minor offense, a yellow card is administered by the referee at the first dead ball. The warning shall be recorded on the score sheet. No penalty is assessed.
Penalty: For a second minor offense by a team or for a single serious offense a red card is administered at the first dead ball. A point/side-out is awarded the opponent, and the penalty is recorded on the score sheet.
Disqualification: For a second minor offense by same player or a single serious offense a red card is administered at the first dead ball, a point/side-out is awarded the opponent, the player is ejected and the penalty recorded on the scorecard.
Forfeit: If a disqualified individual violates the conduct rule following ejection, the offender's team shall forfeit the match.
Misconduct by those members on the bench when officials cannot determine specific offender(s): warning/penalty is issued to team manager or captain.
If a participant is ejected from any contest, they are immediately ineligible for further competition, until they are cleared by the BGC-CC Club Director or his/her designee.
In order to promote good sportsmanship the BGC-CC Sports League has adopted a sportsmanship policy. It is the responsibility of the team, coaches, and players to make sure the game atmosphere is friendly and fun to both staff and fellow participants. The sportsmanship rating will be determined by
and will include behavior before, during and after each contest. Each team will receive a letter grade after each game. An unsportsmanlike/technical will be issued during contests to warn and/or eject individuals, teams or spectators. Ejections occur when an individual receives 2 minor unsportsmanlike/technical fouls or 1 major unsportsmanlike/technical fouls will result in the ejection of that individual. Please see “Mandatory Disciplinary Meetings” for ejected individuals.
Minor Unsportsmanlike/Technical fouls could include, but are not limited to:
- Verbal and non-verbal dissent towards officials
- Taunting opponents or staff
- Actions detrimental to the spirit of the game
- Unnecessary contact with opponent Major Unsportsmanlike/Technical fouls could include, but are not limited to:
- Excessive verbal and non-verbal dissent towards officials
- Threats towards staff or opponents
- Second minor offense on same player
PROTEST & PROCEDURES
-Protests within BGC-CC Sports Leagues are allowed to correct the misinterpretation of the rules, the misinterpretation and application of penalties, and/or player eligibility,
THE JUDGMENT OF AN OFFICIAL IS NOT PROTESTABLE
. A written protest is required within 24 hours to the BGC-CC Club Director via email.
Illegal Hit: Occurs when the ball VISIBLY comes to rest or has prolonged contact with a player during contact.
Double Hit: Occurs when a player illegally contacts the ball twice in succession. It can be either 2 attempts in succession or the ball rebounding from one part of the body to one or more other parts on a single attempt to play the ball.
Quick Set: Approximately 1 foot above the net right next to the setter.
Low Set: Set 2 to 3 feet above the net, either in front or behind the setter.
Normal Outside Set: Set directed toward the sideline 8 to 15 feet above the net.
Shoot Set: The set will travel quickly about 1 to 3 feet above the net.
Dump: This skill is performed with the shoulders perpendicular to the net. Usually, the setter is trying to be deceptive by sending the ball across the net on the second hit instead of setting to the attacker for a third hit. It usually is kept very low so that after reacting to the surprise maneuver, little time will be left for the opponents to recover and make a strong offensive play.
Jump Set: This skill is performed with the setter in the air. Depending on how it is used, it can be for the purpose of deception, for a "quick" set, for maneuvering a bad pass into a useful set (usually too close to the net), or it can be poor technique.
Spike: This may be performed open or close-handed. The hand must contact the ball rapidly enough so the ball is hit, not thrown. A ball spiked with the top of the open hand (fingers) may be a miss hit rather than an illegal hit.
Block: This is a rebounding skill. Make sure the blocker does not carry or have prolonged contact with the ball. Blocking techniques may involve use of wrist action. There is no forward motion of the arm in a one-hand block.
Forearm Pass: This is a passing skill. It can be performed with arms together with hands clasped, hands separated with simultaneous contact, or with one hand or arm.
Receiving with the Overhead Pass: Look carefully at a hard spiked or served ball received and converted by an overhead pass. This pass is very difficult and requires great strength on the part of the receiver to overcome that forceful momentum and turn it into a quick snappy pass. A held ball may result.
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The novel coronavirus, COVID-19, has been declared a worldwide pandemic by the World Health Organization
. COVID-19 is extremely contagious
and is believed to spread mainly from person-to-person contact. As a result, federal, state, and local governments and federal and state health agencies recommend social distancing and have, in many locations, prohibited the congregation of groups of people.
Boys & Girls Clubs of The Coastal Bend, Inc. (Club) has put in place preventative measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19; however, the Club
that you and/or your child(ren) will not become infected with COVID-19. Further,
attending the Club and/or participating in Club sports leagues could
your risk and/or your child(ren)’s risk of contracting COVID-19.
By signing this agreement, I acknowledge the contagious nature of COVID-19 and voluntarily assume the risk that my child(ren) and/or I may be exposed to or infected by COVID-19 by participating in any Club programs and that such exposure or infection may result in personal injury, illness, permanent disability, and death. I understand that the risk of becoming exposed to or infected by COVID-19 at the Club may result from the actions, omissions, or negligence of myself and others, including, but not limited to, Club employees, volunteers, and program participants and their families.
I voluntarily agree to assume all of the foregoing risks and accept sole responsibility for any injury to my child(ren) or myself (including, but not limited to, personal injury, disability, and death), illness, damage, loss, claim, liability, or expense, of any kind, that I and/or my child(ren) may experience or incur in connection with mine and/or my child(ren)’s attendance at the Club or participation in Club programming (“Claims”). On my behalf, and/or on behalf of my child(ren), I hereby release, covenant not to sue, discharge, and hold harmless the Club, its employees, agents, and representatives, of and from the Claims, including all liabilities, claims, actions, damages, costs or expenses of any kind arising out of or relating thereto. I understand and agree that this release includes any Claims based on the actions, omissions, or negligence of the Club, its employees, agents, and representatives, whether a COVID-19 infection occurs before, during, or after participation in any Club program.
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