• Due to liquor laws, no alcohol other than what is purchased at the bar is allowed on site.
  • Teams playing at 6 p.m. are responsible to adjust the net to co-ed height. All captains should understand how the net system works.
  • Balls must be returned to the shed each night and the door to the shed MUST BE CLOSED. Only 2 balls per court allowed.
  • When a ball goes out of the court area, someone must immediately retrieve it before resuming play.
  • Absolutely no glass of any kind near the beach courts.
  • All players must respect equipment and facilities.
  • Under no circumstances is any of the volleyball equipment to leave the Rugby Club premises – Any one doing so will have their membership taken away.


  • The Beach League fee is $160.00 per team.
  • All players (including spares) must be 18 years of age.
  • All players (including spares) are expected to sign waivers.
  • Minimum of three players from own team at game time for game to be valid.
  • Max of 2 men on the court at any time.
  • 1st game forfeited after 10 min and the match after 20 min.
  • No tipping or volleying over the net.
  • Absolutely no touching the net allowed.
  • There is no male-female hitting sequence, men and ladies hit and block at the net.
  • No active Senior A, university or collegiate male players in Tier 2. An active player is defined as someone who has played in the previous year in any of these categories (VNB or University).
  • Court size is 8 m x 16 m and net height is 2.35 m

League Play

  • All games are to 21 points (you do not have to win by 2 – the first team to 21 wins). Matches are always played to 3 games.
  • Teams are ranked according to:
    1. sets won;
    2. if tied in sets, the team that won the match between the two tied teams;
    3. in the case of a three-way tie in sets, then we rank according to points scored.
  • It is the responsibility of each team captain to ensure the point scores of each game are recorded. Scores must be recorded on master sheet which will be either by the shed or by the benches. If scores are not recorded, efforts will be made to find out who won each game. If actual scores can not be determined, default scores of 21-10 will apply.
  • Teams that cannot play a league scheduled game must notify opposing captains by 8 p.m. the evening before. Notifications that do not meet this criterion will qualify as a forfeit.
  • Matches are to start at the time listed (or 5 minutes after the previous match ends). If a team does not have three players at match time, 1st game forfeited after 10 min and the match after 20 min. Three match forfeits will result in ejection from the league.
  • Officially rescheduled matches will be moved to Sunday evenings (6 p.m., 7 p.m. and 8 p.m.). Only if both Tier 1 and Tier 2 have to be rescheduled for Sunday, the following times will apply: Tier 2 from 3 p.m. – 5 p.m.; Tier 1 from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Only players who are active registered players on the team roster AND play in regular league round robin can play in league playoffs. The term active registered player is defined as a player who has played at least one complete match (3 sets) on 3 or more separate nights of the regular season. Any exceptions must be approved by league officials. Rosters are to be submitted electronically.
  • The season schedule will be played in a “serpentine system”. Playoffs will be hosted for each tier. All teams will make playoffs.
  • Schedules will be posted on-line by Thursday evening for Tier 1 and by Monday evening for Tier 2.
  • Spares: Teams may pick up a male spare if they only have 1 male player from their roster (even if they have 3 females present from their roster) and vice versa (reminder: max 2 men on the court). Special allowances may be made to compensate for injuries etc.