Sport Details

Annual Leagues

Leagues with regular season matches and postseason championship playoffs are offered every semester: fall, spring, and summer.

Playing Format

2-on-2 and 3-on-3 men’s and women’s teams. 4-on-4 co-rec teams require 2 males and 2 females. Additional subs recommended. Team roster size is unlimited.

Playing Location

Matches played at the Varsity Sand Volleyball Courts, located north of the FSU Soccer / Softball Complex, between Mike Long Track and the Stadium Drive Parking Garage.

Related Sports

Intramural Sports also offers indoor volleyball and wallyball.

Playing Rules

Recent Changes

Rally Scoring, Points to Win a Game
Game scoring will be as follows, depending on the match format: One game match: 30 points, win by 2, no cap. In a best 2-of-3 match: 1st and 2nd game: 21 points, win by 1, 21-20 wins game. 3rd game (if needed): 11 points, win by 2, no cap. (Scoring, 2.)
All games will use the rally scoring system with a point awarded on each service regardless of which team served. Points are scored on side-outs with serve also changing sides. (Scoring, 3.)

Blocking Constitutes First Team Contact
Blocking constitutes a team contact. However, any player may make the first contact of the ball after the block. Therefore, the blocker may contact the ball twice in a row (block + next contact). (Playing the Ball, 5.a.)
A blocking contact is counted as a team hit. The blocking team will have two hits after a blocking contact. (Blocking 10.d.)

General Rules

Florida State University does not provide accident insurance coverage for injuries received by Intramural Sports participants. Each participant should make sure that he/she has coverage either through family policies or the student insurance plan.

Florida State University PROHIBITS possession or consumption of alcoholic beverages on University property. Smoking and the use of smokeless tobacco is also prohibited at Campus Recreation facilities. This includes the Rec SportsPlex, Main Campus Fields, Westside Courts, and Tully Gym. Violators will be asked to leave the area. Failure to do so can result in forfeiture of the contest, suspension of individuals and/or teams, and appropriate action by the Office of Student Rights & Responsibilities and/or FSU Police.

Sport Rules

FSU IM Sports follows USA Volleyball rules except for the following modifications.

I. PLAYER ELIGIBILITY
II. PLAYING AREA
III. TEAM COMPOSITION
IV. PLAYER EQUIPMENT
V. SCORING
VI. GAME PLAY
VII. SPORTSMANSHIP