OFFICIAL BEACH VOLLEYBALL RULES 2017-2020 7 GAME CHARACTERISTICS Beach Volleyball is a sport played by two teams on a sand court divided by a net. The team has three hits for returning the ball (including the block touch). In Beach Volleyball, the team winning a rally scores a point (Rally Point System). When the
While there has been a lot of speculations lately, what do the rules say? What are the rules around beach volleyball uniform? Beach volleyball uniform. Ahead of the Tokyo Olympics, the Fédération Internationale de Volleyball (FIVB) had issued 22-page guidelines on uniform laying down protocols covering everything. From fabric and color to names and numbers and size of manufacturers’ logos, the government body specified the finest of details through their guidelines.
part of the uniform. Compression pads (padded injury protection devices) may be worn for protection or support. For FIVB, World and Official competitions for Seniors, these devices or visible underwear must be of the same colour as part of the uniform. Black, white or neutral colours may be
For all players, the bottom of the shorts must be a minimum of 15 cm above the top of the knee cap. 2.2.2 Fabric The TANK TOP must be made of elastic material, preferably Lycra or a combination of Lycra/cotton, or other similar quality synthetic material. 2.2.3 Colour The TANK TOP should be of bright and light colours.
The beach volleyball dress code that existed since 1996, when beach volleyball first became an Olympic-medal event, gave players basically two options. Bikini or body suit. But because athletes typically only don body suits in cold weather, the “official” uniform of beach volleyball is the bikini. Of course, a bikini (for which the International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) allows “a maximum side width of seven centimeters (2.76 inches)”) is not the most religiously or culturally ...
Male beach volleyballers are required to wear a tank top and shorts, with FIVB rules stating: “For all athletes the bottom of the shorts must be a minimum of 10 cm above the top of the knee cap.”
In 2011, the FIVB gave beach players the option to cover up a bit with shorts and tank tops. They always had the option to don a hat, visor or sunglasses. Players must wear a 10-centimeter long No. 1 or 2 on the chest or bottoms.
According to Corinne Calabro, the communications director for USA Volleyball (via Insider ): "The athletes are allowed to wear long sleeves, they're allowed to wear shorts, tank tops. But we've gotten a lot of athletes on record saying they prefer to wear a two-piece because there are less places for sand to hide.