Intramural Volleyball

Volleyball Registration Form

The Team

  • All players must be Northark students
  • Teams must be made up of at least 6 players, with a minimum of 4 players to avoid forfeiting.
  • Players may make and wear team shirts, but it is not required.


The Game

  • All games will start on time. Teams must be present at the scheduled time or they will forfeit.
  • Games will last 3-sets or a maximum of 45 minutes. 3-set matches are 2 sets to 25 points and a third set to 15. Each set must be won by two points, unless cap of 30 is reached in the first two games, or 18 in the final game. The winner is the first team to win 2 sets.
  • Points are made on every serve for winning team of rally (rally-point scoring).


The Rules

  • 6 players on the floor at any one time - 3 in the front row and 3 in the back row.
  • Winner of the coin toss will choose to either (1) select to serve or receive the first ball OR (2) which side they want to start on.
  • Teams switch sides and service each game, with another coin toss prior to the 3rd-set.
  • Maximum of 3 hits per side
  • Player may not hit the ball twice in succession. (A block is not considered a hit. Ball may contact any part of the body during a block.)
  • A ball hitting a boundary line is in.
  • A ball is out if it hits an antennae, the floor completely outside the court, any of the net or cables outside the antennae, the referee stand or pole, the ceiling above a non-playable area.
  • It is illegal to catch, hold or throw the ball.
  • A player may go outside the court to play the ball.
  • If a serve hits the net and goes over, it is in play. ("let serve rule")
  • A player cannot block or attack a serve from on or inside the 10-foot line.


The League

  • Teams can register for the spring 2020 semester through Monday Feb. 10th.
  • All league communications (schedules, weather announcements, etc.) will be made through Northark email.
  • Games will be held at Pioneer Pavilion on Mondays 12:15-1:00pm beginning Monday, Feb 10th.

Contact Jen Harrell at with any questions.