Rules of the Game

2022-2024 World ParaVolley Sitting Volleyball Rules and Diagrams.

2022-2024 World ParaVolley Reglas Oficiales de Voleibol Sentado (Español)

2022-2024 World ParaVolley Regras Oficias de Voleibol Sentado (Português)

NOTE:  In case of any doubt over any rule, the English version of the Rules of the Game shall prevail over the versions in any other language.

The World ParaVolley Sitting Volleyball Rules of the Game Commission would like to provide a clarification of Rule 4.1.1

Chapter 2 – Participants,   4 – Teams,   4.1 –Team composition,  4.1.1.

4.1.1

For the match, a team may consist of up to 14 players internationally classified with a ‘Confirmed’ sport class status or a ‘Review’ sport class status, including a maximum of two players classified as (VS2), plus:

–          Coaching Staff: …….

Clarification:

A team may consist of up to 14 players.

A team may consist of up to 2 Libero players. Libero players are selected per match.

In the case where the team has up to 12 players on the score sheet, the team may nominate 0, 1 or 2 Liberos

In the case where the team has 13 players on the score sheet, the team MUST nominate at least 1 Libero but may nominate 2 Liberos

In the case where the team has 14 players on the score sheet, the team MUST nominate 2 Liberos


Athlete Eligibility

All athletes with physical impairments are eligible to compete at the international level, provided they go through the Classification process. Many players are athletes who are amputees. In addition, two players on each team may have ‘minimal impairment’, which means their impairment may appear minimal but it may prevent them from competing in the conventional version of the sport.

Please see the Classification page for further details on Athlete Eligibility.


Team Uniform Regulations – Sitting Volleyball

World ParaVolley Team Uniform Regulations – January 2023 (PDF in A4 page format)

World ParaVolley Team Uniform Regulations – January 2023 (PDF in LETTER page format)

UNIFORM GUIDELINES – SITTING VOLLEYBALL Ver 3.0 October 2023 (PDF)


Rule Books for ParaVolley disciplines:

Sitting Volleyball

2022-2024 World ParaVolley Sitting Volleyball Rule Book

2022-2024 World ParaVolley Reglas Oficiales de Voleibol Sentado (Español

2022-2024 World ParaVolley Regras Oficias de Voleibol Sentado (Português)

Youth Sitting Volleyball

2022-2024 World ParaVolley Official Youth Sitting Volleyball Rules

2022-2024 Reglas Oficiales del Voleibol Sentado Juvenil (Español)

NOTE:  In case of any doubt over any rule, the English version of the Rules of the Game shall prevail over the versions in any other language.