All matches will be the best two out of three sets.
A team must earn 25 points, and have a two-point advantage over their opponent.
To win the third set, a team must earn 15 points and have a two-point advantage over their opponent.
Athletes are classified into one (1) of three (3) functional classification categories for team play.
Open category – minimal functional limitations; Moderate category – moderate functional limitations; Maximum category – maximum functional limitations.
A minimum of one (1) maximum disability athletes are required to play at all times.
Only three (3) open or minimum disability athletes may play at any time.
Did you know?
A sitting volleyball court is smaller than a standing volleyball court. The dimensions measure 10m x 6m, and the net is lower to the ground.
The evolution of prosthetics has grown to include sophisticated knees that function much like a human knee, to carbon fiber blades worn by the sprinters.
In sitting volleyball, a player must have some part of the upper body (bottom to shoulders), in contact with the floor at the moment of ball contact.
A player does not have to be in contact with the floor at all times.
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