Gameplay Rules

What is Volley4Four?

Volley4Four features a four-way net and is size adjustable for children's, women's, and men's outdoor volleyball heights.

How do you score?

Points are scored by remaining in the 4 square for a volley. A point is scored when any player besides the 4 hits the ball out of bounds or misplays the ball.  Only the 4 can score a point.

How do you win?

The first player to score eleven points wins.  A player must  win by two points. 

Where do you serve from?

The 4 serves from out-of-bounds their square diagonally to the 2. From there the 2 can return the serve to any player. 

Can you return a serve to anyone?

After the player in square 2 receives the serve they are allowed to return ball to any square.

Can you spike?

Yes, you are allowed to spike. However, spiking to return the initial serve is not allowed.

How big are the square?

Each square is 6'6" by 6'6". 

Can only four people play?

Only four people can be within Volley4Four's squares at once. Additional players can form a line outside of the 1 square and enter once the volley is over. The player who is eliminated returns to the back of the line with the remaining 3 players rotating to the necessary positions.

Can you reach over the net?

After making an attack hit, you are allowed to pass your hand beyond the net, but the contact must have been made within your own playing space.

How many touches do you have?

You only have one touch with your hands. After that, you are allowed to make contact with the ball with any other body part other than your hands (I.e. feet and head).

 If the ball hits a pole, is it playable?

Yes it is playable. Trick shots are actually a secret talent!