PLAYOFF PROCEDURES & PROTOCOL

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2021-2022 Nassau County Playoff Procedures

 

OPENNING ROUND MATCHES THROUGH CHAMPIONSHIP MATCHES

  • HIGHER SEED is the HOME on the scoreboard
  • HIGHER SEED calls the coin toss
  • DECIDING SET; Visiting Team calls the toss
  • Each team must bring an official Scorer and Libero tracker
  • Section VIII will provide Scorer and Libero Tracker at championship matches
  • Each team will bring two SPALDING match balls to all playoff games

 

VOLLEYBALL OFFICIALS PLAYOFF PROCEDURES:

  • Officials bring all their officiating equipment to include flags, jacket and sweater (Self Explanatory) 
  • NO Shorts
  • Officials MUST be at court side 30 minutes prior to match time (SUGGEST to ARRIVE at least 45 minute) 
  • R1 / R2 must wear same uniform during match; R1 dictates uniform attire
  • Line judges may wear different uniform, but must be alike
  • GIRLS ONLY: Walk in procession (FINALS ONLY) R1, R2 followed by Linepersons and the teams 
  • National Anthem: R1 / LJ1 stand on the right side of the net and R2/LJ2 on the left side of the facing the score table
  • If team is detained they must be ready to play within 30 minute of their arrival 
  • NO LATE FEE 
  • WARM UP PROTOCOL (10 minute shared warm up during playoffs)

 

BOYS

GIRLS

30 MINUTES ON THE CLOCK-CALL REPs

30 MINUTES ON THE CLOCK - CALL REPS

30-20:  10 minutes shared time (whistle at 20:15 and horn at 20:00

30-19: 11 minutes shared time (whistle at 19:15 and horn at 19:00

20-15:  Visiting Team exclusive court use (whistle at 15:15 and horn at 15:00)

19-15:  Visiting Team exclusive court use (whistle at 15:15 and horn at 15:00)

15-10:  Home Team exclusive court use (whistle at 10:15 and horn 

15-11:  Home Team exclusive court use (whistle at 11:15 and horn at 11:00)

10-5:  Visiting Team exclusive court use (whistle at 5:15 and horn at 5:00)

11-6:  Visiting Team exclusive court use (whistle at 6:15 and horn at 6:00)

5-0:  Home Team exclusive court use (whistle at 0:15 and horn at 0:00

6-1:  Home Team exclusive court use (whistle at 1:15 and horn at 1:00)

National Anthem / Startng Line Ups

1-0:  Let clock run down

 

National Anthem / Starting Line Ups

 

LINE JUDGE PROTOCOL:

  • Warm up EYES between 11 – 2 minutes (GIRLS), between 10 – 5 minutes (BOYS) at base position
  • Return to score table (behind) after eye warm up
  • Prior to start of 1st Set, at 45 seconds , LJs go 10 feet behind the extended sideline from base position; then to base position after R2 checks line up and hand out game ball to server at start of set(s)
  • Always come to the court together and leave together

 

DURING TIME OUTs: 

  • LJ2 move along end line and then sideline, and moves to the attack line and stands @ 2nd hash mark from sideline. 
  • LJ1 moves from base position towards the attack line and sideline near the R1 
  • LJ1, wait until you see LJ2 turn the corner of the end line and sideline and proceed to the intersection of the attack line and sideline 
  • TO position is intersection of attack line and sideline near R1
  • Flags are rolled up and placed either in front or behind back during TO or long term
  • TO is complete: At 15 seconds (or double tweet of R2) or when both teams return to the court, both LJs move back to their base position 
  • LJ1 and LJ2; NEVER enter the court at any segment of the match ( i.e. TOs, start or end of a set, etc.) 

 

END OF SET / DECDING SET 

  • Follow same procedures as position during TO
  • Collect all balls if shaggers are being used 
  • If there’s no shaggers collect the single ball 
  • Wait until substitution zone is clear of players, staff and coaches, before you proceed to the score table 
  • At 45 seconds or when both teams enter the court move towards base position, with second and third balls or no balls if no shaggers are used 
  • After match point tout and scoot. Officiating crew leaves together

 

DO NOT SIT IN UNIFORM IN THE STANDS

REFRAIN FROM COMMENTS ON THE MATCH

NO SOCILALIZING WITH PLAYERS, STAFF, COACHES

 

POSITION DURING INJURY

If there's a prolong injury on the court, LJs move to the TO position until the set is ready to commence.

 

END OF MATCH PROTOCOL

All officials leave the court together.  R1 will instruct officials how and where to exit the court