2010-2011 Nfhs Volleyball Rules Examination

100 Questions  I  By Jimcustin
The following quiz has been put together to assist the Hillsborough County Volleyball Officals Association, but can be used by others as a practice exam for the coming season. This quiz greatly assited me last year. Please provide feedback, good or bad so that I can improve it each year. Jimmy Custinjimcustin@hotmail. Com813-300-6409

  
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1.  Match6. A match shall be declared a forfeit when:NOTES:Team S = serving teamTeam R = receiving team
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2.  Substitution and Replacement:56. Points scored by the serving team are canceled when it is discovered that the Team S libero is an illegal replacement.NOTES:Team S = serving teamTeam R = receiving team
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3.  Situtations:85. A hard-driven spike hits the forearm of the CB and then deflects off his/her knee. The first referee considers this a legal multiple contact by any part of the player's body and play continues. NOTES:Team S = serving teamTeam R = receiving team
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4.  Yellow and Red Cards for Misconduct:74. The head coach may receive a yellow or red card for disrespectfully addressing a line judge.NOTES:Team S = serving teamTeam R = receiving team
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5.  Unnecessary Delay: Unnecessary delay is called when the libero, who is in the set, is standing ready for play outside the court boundaries at the moment of serve.NOTES:Team S = serving teamTeam R = receiving team
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6.  Libero34. A libero shall not block or attempt to block.NOTES:Team S = serving teamTeam R = receiving team
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7.  Back-row Player Action:68. An illegal back-row attack shall not be called until the ball has completely crossed the net or is legally blocked by the opponent.NOTES:Team S = serving teamTeam R = receiving team
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8.  Player Positions27. The libero, when used, cannot be the team captain.NOTES:Team S = serving teamTeam R = receiving team
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9.  Substitution and Replacement:53. There is no penalty if, repeatedly during a substitution, a substitute enters or a player leaves the court before the second referee directs the player(s) to do so.NOTES:Team S = serving teamTeam R = receiving team
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10.  Fouls:46. When Team A's first contact is simultaneous contact by opponents, Team A's next contact is considered the team's first hit.NOTES:Team S = serving teamTeam R = receiving team
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11.  Second Referee11. The second referee is responsible for determing if screening by players on the serving team has occurred at the moment of the serve.NOTES:Team S = serving teamTeam R = receiving team
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12.  Second Referee10. The second referee has the responsibility to inform the coach when his/her team's 15th through 18th substitutions have been reachedNOTES:Team S = serving teamTeam R = receiving team
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13.  Scorer14. When there is a discrepancy between the individual points being kept by the official scorer and the visible scoring device, the individual points shall be considered official and correct.NOTES:Team S = serving teamTeam R = receiving team
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14.  It is Legal (Proper Procedure):93. It is legal for the first referee to declare a replay under a variety of situations, as outlined by the authority within the rules.NOTES:Team S = serving teamTeam R = receiving team
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15.  Unnecessary Delay:50. Unnecessary delay is called when a team repeatedly uses improper substitution procedure.NOTES:Team S = serving teamTeam R = receiving team
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16.  Legal and Play Continues:36. Play continues when a player recovers a ball hit into the net and the team has not had more than three hits.NOTES:Team S = serving teamTeam R = receiving team
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17.  Uniforms:42. A libero may enter the set wearing shorts that are a different color from his/her teammates.NOTES:Team S = serving teamTeam R = receiving team
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18.  Substitution and Replacement:55. A substitution is illegal when the substitute re-enters the set without assuming his/her original position in the serving order. NOTES:Team S = serving teamTeam R = receiving team
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19.  It is Legal (Proper Procedure):94. A back-row player may participate in a completed block.NOTES:Team S = serving teamTeam R = receiving team
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20.  Back-row Player Action:67. A back-row player with one foot in front of the attack line may return a ball that is partially above the height of the net.NOTES:Team S = serving teamTeam R = receiving team
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21.  Second Referee12. The second referee is not required to:NOTES:Team S = serving teamTeam R = receiving team
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22.  Serve29. A server initially releases the ball for service, then catches it or drops it to the floor, the first referee shall signal loss of rally/point awarded to the receiving team.NOTES:Team S = serving teamTeam R = receiving team
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23.  Yellow and Red Cards for Misconduct:78. Head coaches are not allowed to stand during play.NOTES:Team S = serving teamTeam R = receiving team
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24.  Yellow and Red Cards for Misconduct:76. A head coach receives a yellow card for standing in the libero replacement zone during a dead ball and coaching a player substituting into the set.NOTES:Team S = serving teamTeam R = receiving team
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25.  Fouls:47. The captain for Team R addresses the first referee on a dead ball complaining that the RF on Team S is screening as he/she is standing close to the net and in front of the CF on Team R as the ball is served high over the RF on Team S. The R1 indicates legal, not screening.NOTES:Team S = serving teamTeam R = receiving team
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26.  Line Judge21. The line judges' only responsibility is to make calls on whether a ball is in bounds or out of bounds.NOTES:Team S = serving teamTeam R = receiving team
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27.  Player Positions26. When a team plays with fewer than six players due to illness, injury or disqualification, the team is not charged with a loss of rally each time the vacant position rotates into the right back position.NOTES:Team S = serving teamTeam R = receiving team
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28.  Legal and Play Continues:37. Blocking a served ball is permitted.NOTES:Team S = serving teamTeam R = receiving team
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29.  Back-row Player Action:66. It is considered an illegal block when a back-row player who is close to the net and whose hands are above the height of the net, makes contact with the ball that is coming from the opponent.NOTES:Team S = serving teamTeam R = receiving team
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30.  It is Legal (Proper Procedure):90. It is legal to touch the net as long as there is no interference with the opponent. NOTES:Team S = serving teamTeam R = receiving team
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31.  Replays:64. A replay is declared when the ball contacts a backboard or its supports hanging in a vertical position over a playable area and, in the judgment of a referee, the ball would have remained in play had the backboard not been there, and a player is able to make a legitimate play for the ball.NOTES:Team S = serving teamTeam R = receiving team
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32.  Match3. The official's uniform shall consist of an all-white, short-sleeved collared polo shirt; black slacks; solid black athletic shoes; and black socks unless modified by the state association when dealing with extreme heat and humidity. Under these circumstances, officials may wear black shorts.NOTES:Team S = serving teamTeam R = receiving team
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33.  Official Signals:84. Ready to Play - While standing on the receiving side, hold both hands open at shoulder height, facing R1. NOTES:Team S = serving teamTeam R = receiving team
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34.  It is Legal (Proper Procedure):98. Prior to a deciding set, players shall remain on their respective end lines during the coin toss.NOTES:Team S = serving teamTeam R = receiving team
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35.  Libero Tracker18. During the set, the libero tracker shall record libero replacements and substitutions. NOTES:Team S = serving teamTeam R = receiving team
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36.  Situations:88. The libero exits the set and for several rallies stands behind the team bench waiting to re-enter the set. The second referee informs the coach that the libero must be seated on the team bench.NOTES:Team S = serving teamTeam R = receiving team
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37.  Second Referee8. The second referee must be in uniform at the site of the match no less than 10 minutes before the starting time of set No. 1.NOTES:Team S = serving teamTeam R = receiving team
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38.  It is Legal (Proper Procedure):96. A player standing in a playable area reaches over the bleachers to save a pass and then he/she falls into the bleachers following the contact. Legal and play continues.NOTES:Team S = serving teamTeam R = receiving team
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39.  It is Legal (Proper Procedure):91. Numbers on a uniform may have a contrasting color trim not to exceed 1/2 inch in width at its widest point.NOTES:Team S = serving teamTeam R = receiving team
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40.  Player Positions25. The libero, if used, must be designated on the lineup sheet prior to each set.NOTES:Team S = serving teamTeam R = receiving team
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41.  It is Legal (Proper Procedure):95. It is legal for the libero replacement to take place between the center line and the attack line.NOTES:Team S = serving teamTeam R = receiving team
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42.  Yellow and Red Cards for Misconduct:77. Teammates, on the team bench, must be seated except for specific situations outlined by the rules book.NOTES:Team S = serving teamTeam R = receiving team
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43.  Substitute and Replacement:58. A player exhibiting signs, symptons or behaviors consistent with a concussion may return to play:NOTES:Team S = serving teamTeam R = receiving team
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44.  Time-out Factors/Time-outs:72. Referees may use time-outs for any reason they deem necessary in the conduct of sets and matches.NOTES:Team S = serving teamTeam R = receiving team
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45.  Official Signals:83. Illegal Alignment/Improper Server - Hold arm nearest offending team overhead, elbow bent, making two circles with the arm before pointing toward the court of the offending team followed by penalty signal.NOTES:Team S = serving teamTeam R = receiving team
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46.  Situations:86. The head coach receives a yellow card and must remain seated during play for the remainder of the match. The assistant coach may now stand during play to coach the team.NOTES:Team S = serving teamTeam R = receiving team
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47.  It is Legal (Proper Procedure):97. An injured/ill player who is legally replaced may re-enter the same set.NOTES:Team S = serving teamTeam R = receiving team
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48.  Time Factors/Time-outs:73. A libero replacement cannot take place during a time-out while teams are at the bench area.NOTES:Team S = serving teamTeam R = receiving team
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49.  Legal and Play Continues:35. If a player crosses the extenssion of the center line outside the court, play is always stopped.NOTES:Team S = serving teamTeam R = receiving team
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50.  Time Factors/Time-outs71. A time-out may be called after the referee has called a re-serve.NOTES:Team S = serving teamTeam R = receiving team
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51.  Scorer13. During the set, the official scorer shall verify the serving order to the first or second referee.NOTES:Team S = serving teamTeam R = receiving team
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52.  Line Judges 23. During the match, each line judge shall assist the first and second referees by indicating when a player touches a ball that is going out of bounds on the player's side of the net.NOTES:Team S = serving teamTeam R = receiving team
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53.  Uniforms:40. Modification to a player's uniform for religious reasons, pending approval, shall require a letter of authorization from the state association.NOTES:Team S = serving teamTeam R = receiving team
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54.  Scorer16. The official scorer records in the Comments section of the scoresheet all warnings, penalties and disqualifications for unsporting conduct.NOTES:Team S = serving teamTeam R = receiving team
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55.  Fouls:44. A foul is called when a served ball that has only partially crossed the net is attacked.NOTES:Team S = serving teamTeam R = receiving team
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56.  Uniforms:41. An undergarment, such as a T-shirt, body suit, etc., worn under the uniform top that is exposed, must be of a single color simlilar to the prodominant color of the uniform top.NOTES:Team S = serving teamTeam R = receiving team
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57.  Legal Actions:60. It is legal for the team's coach or playing captain to request the team serving order while the ball is dead.NOTES:Team S = serving teamTeam R = receiving team
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58.  LIbero33. A libero may complete an attach from anywhere if, at the moment of contact, the ball is entirely above the height of the net.NOTES:Team S = serving teamTeam R = receiving team
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59.  Situations:89. Two substitutes approach the substitution zone together to enter the set. R2 allows the first substitute into the substitution zone and, without delay, requests the second substitute to wait outside the substitution zone until the first substitute enters the set. R2 then waves the second substitute into the substitution zone and permits him/her to proceed with the substitution.NOTES:Team S = serving teamTeam R = receiving team
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60.  LIne Judges22. During the match, each line judge shall assist the first and second referees by determining at the moment of contact for the serve, whether the server touches the end line or the floor outside the lines marking the width of the serving area.NOTES:Team S = serving teamTeam R = receiving team
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61.  LIbero32. Any player designated as a libero in the match may be listed on the roster with two numbers.NOTES:Team S = serving teamTeam R = receiving team
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62.  Legal and Play Continues:38. Play contineus when a back-row setter, after setting the ball, brushes the net with her/his hand.NOTES:Team S = serving teamTeam R = receiving team
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63.  Player Positions28. Non-team member include:NOTES:Team S = serving teamTeam R = receiving team
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64.  Fouls:48. A service fault is called when a served ball touches any part of a backboard or its supports hanging in the vertical position, over a playable area outside the court.NOTES:Team S = serving teamTeam R = receiving team
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65.  Substitute and Replacement:57. A substitution is legal when the substitute re-enters or attempts to re-enter the set during the same dead ball.NOTES:Team S = serving teamTeam R = receiving team
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66.  Legal Actions:61. It is legal for team members to leave their seats on the team bench to react spontaneously to an outstanding play by players of their own team.NOTES:Team S = serving teamTeam R = receiving team
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67.  Replays:63. A replay may be declared when a player's legitimate effort to legally play the ball, in the judgment of the referee, is affected by a wall, floor obstacle or nonplayable area within 12 feet of the court.NOTES:Team S = serving teamTeam R = receiving team
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68.  Uniforms:39. Devices, such as 2-inch-long, unadorned bobby pins and flat clips worn in the hair, are legal.NOTES:Team S = serving teamTeam R = receiving team
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69.  Official Signals:80. Double Hit - Hand and arm nearest violating team raised, showing two fingers.NOTES:Team S = serving teamTeam R = receiving team
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70.  Substitute and Replacement:59. A substitution request may be granted:NOTES:Team S = serving teamTeam R = receiving team
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71.  Match5. The use of artificial noisemakers is not allowed at matches.NOTES:Team S = serving teamTeam R = receiving team
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72.  Match2. The playing captain may request verification of the serving order for his/her team.NOTES:Team S = serving teamTeam R = receiving team
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73.  Fouls:45. Back-row players, while positioned behind the attack line, may not contact the ball below the top of the net.NOTES:Team S = serving teamTeam R = receiving team
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74.  Legal Actions:62. An improper substitution may be corrected when a substitute and the outgoing player do not take correct exchange positions. NOTES:Team S = serving teamTeam R = receiving team
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75.  Scorer17. Prior to each set of the match, the scorer shall provide the second referee with a lineup, which lists the players' numbers in serving order and the number of the libero, if being used by the team.NOTES:Team S = serving teamTeam R = receiving team
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76.  Line Judges24. By state association adoption, a policy may be put in place requiring line judges to use flages in all matches.NOTES:Team S = serving teamTeam R = receiving team
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77.  Timer20. The timer shall time the interval between sets (three minutes) beginning when the first referee signals the teams to report to the appropriate team benches.NOTES:Team S = serving teamTeam R = receiving team
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78.  Second Referee9. Prior to checking the team lineup, the second referee must verify the lineup on the official scoresheet by using the lineup submitted by the coach of each team.NOTES:Team S = serving teamTeam R = receiving team
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79.  It is Legal (Proper Procedure):92. Legal contact is a touch of the ball by any part of the player's body that does not allow the ball to visibly come to rest or involve prolonged contact with the player's body.NOTES:Team S = serving teamTeam R = receiving team
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80.  Match1. Team S may have more than one team captain attend the prematch conference.NOTES:Team S = serving teamTeam R = receiving team
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81.  Unnecessary Delay:49. Unnecessary delay is called when a coach does not make a decision about an injured player within 30 seconds.NOTES:Team S = serving teamTeam R = receiving team
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82.  Legal Uniforms and Equipment:69. The libero must wear a uniform top that is immediately recognized from all angles as being in clear contrast to and distinct from the other members of the team. NOTES:Team S = serving teamTeam R = receiving team
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83.  Substitution and Replacement:52. A team may have unlimited substitutions per set.NOTES:Team S = serving teamTeam R = receiving team
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84.  Official Signals:79. Illegal Substitution - Extend one arm with an open hand palm forward toward the floor area between the attack line and the net on the offending team's side.NOTES:Team S = serving teamTeam R = receiving team
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85.  Libero31. It is legal for the libero to serve in one rotation in the serving order.NOTES:Team S = serving teamTeam R = receiving team
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86.  Yellow and Red Cards for Misconduct:75. A player directs profane or insulting language towards the second referee. The second referee notifies the first referee of the unsporting conduct violation and the first referee issues the cards.NOTES:Team S = serving teamTeam R = receiving team
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87.  Second Referee7. During the set, the second referee may determine, then notify the first referee of unsporting conduct viloations by players, coaches or other team personnel.NOTES:Team S = serving teamTeam R = receiving team
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88.  Substitution and Replacement:54. During a time-out, substitutes from the same team must report at the same time.NOTES:Team S = serving teamTeam R = receiving team
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89.  Match4. The home team may provide a color-paneled ball meeting all requirements for construction, size, etc. and displaying the NFHS Authenticating Mark for match competition.NOTES:Team S = serving teamTeam R = receiving team
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90.  Official Signals:82. Substitution - Circular motion of hands around each other (two times) at head height.NOTES:Team S = serving teamTeam R = receiving team
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91.  Serve30. The server shall serve within the serving area and may contact the end line at the instant the ball is contacted for the serve.NOTES:Team S = serving teamTeam R = receiving team
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92.  Situations:87. S1 serves the ball under the net. The first referee whistles and signals net foul/net serve by holding the arm outstretched on the side of the violating team with an open hand, with palm toward the net.NOTES:Team S = serving teamTeam R = receiving team
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93.  Libero Tracker19. Prior to each set, the libero tracker enters on the tracking sheet the starting players in the proper service order, when this information is received from the scorer.NOTES:Team S = serving teamTeam R = receiving team
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94.  It is Legal (Proper Procedure):100. It is legal for a setter to step completely over the center line with one foot while making a play.NOTES:Team S = serving teamTeam R = receiving team
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95.  It is Legal (Proper Procedure):99. At the end of the match, after the first referee confirms the score, he/she blows the whistle and releases the players.NOTES:Team S = serving teamTeam R = receiving team
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96.  Scorer15. In the absence of a timer, the scorer will have the responsibility to time time-outs and intervals between sets.NOTES:Team S = serving teamTeam R = receiving team
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97.  Back-row Player Action:65. Play continues when the libero, positioned in front of the attack line, contacts the ball below the height of the net and completes the attack.NOTES:Team S = serving teamTeam R = receiving team
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98.  Uniforms:43. A player may enter the set wearing a uniform with a temproary number made of tape.NOTES:Team S = serving teamTeam R = receiving team
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99.  Legal Uniforms and Equipment:70. It is legal to wear a knee brace without extra padding, as long as the brace remains unaltered from the manufacturer's original design/production.NOTES:Team S = serving teamTeam R = receiving team
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100.  Official Signals:81. Illegal Attack - Raise both hands to head height, palms forward.NOTES:Team S = serving teamTeam R = receiving team
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