VOLLEYBALL

I.  Volleyballs:  Official league ball will be CIF approved, leather 12 or 18 panel ball.  Home team provides warm up balls and carts.

II.  Start Times:  Girls: The Frosh/Soph game will start at 4:00 p.m.  JV game will start twenty minutes after the Frosh/Soph game.  If there is no Frosh/Soph game, the JV game will start at 5:00 p.m.  Varsity to start 25 minutes after the completion of the JV game.  Boys: JV games to start 5:00 p.m.  Varsity to start 6:00 p.m. or 25 minutes after the completion of the JV game.

III.  Frosh/Soph and JV pre-game warm up schedule: 3 minutes shared time, 5 minutes home team on net (visiting team first to the net), 5 minutes home team on net and 2 minutes serving time.

IV.  Varsity pre-game warm up schedule: 3 minutes shared time, 5 minutes home team on net (visiting team first to the net), 5 minutes home team on net and 2 minutes serving time.

V.  Varsity Volleyball: Matches will be decided on the basis of 3 out of 5 games.  Frosh/Soph and JV, 2 out of 3 games.

VI.  Officials: Matches will be held with only one official if only one assigned official shows up.  Refer to TVL Constitution—General Policies #17

VII.  Awards: Refer to TVL Constitution financial Section III Awards.
Each team will receive one nomination for all league and one extra nomination for every two league wins.  The league coaches will then vote to decide who will be members of the all league team.  The top vote getter will be the MVP of the league.

VIII.  Honorable Mention:  Only those student athletes receiving a nomination (according to the bylaws for each sport) for all league shall be considered honorable mention.  There will be no additional nominations for this honor.

IX.  League teams shall participate as per Sac Joaquin Section Bylaws:
Article 5. General Rules   504 Season of Sport
The following exception are in effect for the Trans Valley League: 
2.  There shall be no “Limited Periods” as stated in Section Bylaw Article 5 General rules
504.9 Limited Periods a, b, c, d, e, f, and g.
*Note: 504.9 Limited Periods h. Out of Season and i. Summer Rules, are in effect.

X.  TVL volleyball tie breaker procedure to determine seeding order to playoffs.
     1. The greatest number of game wins head to head within the tie.  Example: Match #1 A-3 B-2 Match #2 A-1 B-3  Total B-5 A-4  B #1 seed  A #2 seed
     2. The greatest number of points head to head within the tie.  Example: Match #1 A-3 B-0 (25-15, 25-15, 25-15)  Match #2 B-3 A-0 (25-15, 25-15, 25-22)  Total A-127 B-120  A #1 seed B #2 seed
     3. Use the MaxPreps team ranking.
     4. If a tie still exists, the Commissioner shall break the tie with a coin flip.

XI.  Parents/Seniors may be recognized before warm ups for a game.

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