Sitting Volleyball

Schedule

Schedule for 2019 to come.

Competition

  • 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.

Classification

  • 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.