Volei Bucuresti 2018

FIVB RULES - modified for Corporate Games


A mixed team can’t have more than 3 players of the same gender simultaneous on the court. Time out are permitted with a cumulated time of 1 minute per match. Time out or replacements are not permitted in the last 5 minutes of each half. Each match with have 2 halves of 10 minute with one minute break. In case of draw at the end of the match there will be 5 more gameplays allowed for 5 points.


Team must wear numbered matching shirts. Non marking news only allowed in the court.


Minimum 8 maximum 10

Volei Bucuresti 2018

Corporate Games Romania, part of the Corporate Games Worldwide network, attracts through an unique sporting event participants that are part of Romanian companies, regardless of the legal organization of the company or its number of employees. Our concept is “Open to all for the benefit of all!” and is based on the integration of all social categories, people with disabilities, with no discrimination of sex, religion etc.

1. Participants
Corporate Games athletes can be persons registered for the competition by the company, even if they are employees or business partners, clients, suppliers, former employees, shareholders and administrators.
Professional athletes, legitimated by the Federation at the moment of the competition, are not allowed to participate in the event. Each participant will be verified based on the information given in the Registry Forms, and the ones confirmed by the Federation will be excluded without having their participation fee reimbursed.
In the company lot the trainer, masseur and manager can be included. They are required to pay the participation fee and will have access at the locations of the event based on their badges. All partakers are required to wear their badges on and off the field where the event is taking place. Organizers reserve the rights to ask for identification at any time during the event, to prevent suspicions during the championship.

2. Team manager
The team manager is the representative chosen to mediate between the organizers, referees and all the members of the team. His duty is to confirm the company’s lot and assure that all obligations are respected by the competing team in the championship.
The manager can at the same time be the team’s captain, trainer or player. In order to have access to the field, the manager must be registered with the team and have a valid badge.
Organizers can, at own initiative or prompted by other participants, ask for the manager/trainer to leave the field if he cannot present a valid participation badge. In the eventuality in which the manager refuses to leave the field the referees can interrupt the game until the situation is remedied.

3. Team Captain
The team captain is in charge of communicating with the referee during the game. The captain will wear an armlet. It the eventuality of replacement, he will hand the armlet to another player on the field.
It is the team captain’s responsibility to communicate to the referee, the name of the player who commits a foul.

4. Officials

4.1. Referees
All matches in the Winter Corporate Games benefit of an impartial referee provided through Sport Award. Before kicking off the game, the referee fills the game report, based on the IDs of the athletes competing, verifying their identity and their membership to the lot.
In the eventuality of the referee noticing (directly or through the game monitor’s attention) players that are not part of the team on the field, he has the right to stop the game so that they can leave the field.
All athletes who participate in the Winter Corporate Games must understand that they are to obey the referee’s decisions and calls, which are based on the hereby regulation which is an adaptation of the FIVB regulation book modified for Corporate Games.
Misconduct will be analyzed by the Discipline Committee of the competition, penalties being applied according to the herby regulation.
The organizers reserve the right to add or apply other penalties than the ones provided by this regulation, respecting the procedures and principals of the official soccer regulation.

4.2 Game Monitor
At all matches that take place during Winter Corporate Games, the Sport Award’s representative from the official board is the supreme authority of the organization. He monitors over the correct conduit of the game and makes calls during or after the game in case of organizational issues or deviations from the hereby regulation.
4.3 The Board Committee
The board is the supreme ruler of Corporate Games, the decisions taken by him being definite and incontestable.
The board forms the Discipline Committee, responsible with reviewing all deviations from the rules that occurred during the competition, on and off the field, complaints and reclamations. They are also responsible with giving out the appropriate penalties applied by the hereby regulation. The decision taken by the Committee and Board will be passed forward to the team managers as soon as possible.

5. Competition
The purpose of the game is to send the ball over the net with the aim of grounding the ball on the opponents’ side and to avoid having the ball hit the ground your side.
Each team has the right to 3 touches of the ball before sending it to the opponent’s side (the blocking touch does not count)
The ball is served and the player serving must send the ball over the net to the opponents’ court.
The ball is played until it is grounded, send out of the court or until one team doesn’t manage to send it correctly to the other court.
In volleyball the team that wins the rally they receive a point (scoring system point per rally).
When the receiving team wins the rally, they win one point and the right to serve next.

5.1 Court
The court is a 18 x 9 m rectangle, surrounded by an open space of 3 meters on each side. The playing space must be at least 7 meters in height. Above the center line of the rectangle a net is installed in a vertical position. The upper edge must be set at a height of 2.43 m.

5.2 Teams
A team is formed out of maximum 6 players on the field, a trainer and 2-4 back-ups. One of the players (not the Libero) must be identified as the team captain and mentioned in the match card)
Mixed team must always have 2 players representing each gender on the field, at all times of the game. The referee can disqualify a team that isn’t respecting this rule.

5.3 Game Play
A team wins a point:
1. if it can ground the ball in the opposing team’s court;
2. if the opposing team commits a foul;
3. if the opposing team is punished with penalties.

A team commits a foul if they execute an action in contradiction with the game’s rules. If two or more fouls are committed in a row, only the first one is taken into consideration. Double foul or the rally is replayed if two or more fouls are committed at the same time by the opposing team.

Consequences of winning a rally
The game start the moment the ball is served and it finishes when the ball is out of play. If the serving team wins the rally, it wins a point and is allowed to continue serving.
If the receiving team wins the rally, it wins a point and has the right to serve.

To win the match
The match is won by the team with the most points at the end of the two halves of 10 minutes.
In the eventuality of a tie, in the elimination rounds and finals, a maximum of 5 more rallies will be played.

5.4 The start formation of the team
Before starting the game, each trainer must present the starting formation of the team through a position report. This report, correctly filled and signed, is give to the second referee or the score keeper.
Players who are no part of the starting formation are considered back-ups in that set.

5.5 Actions and game situations
Ball in play
The ball is in play starting with the moment of the serving which was authorized by the first referee.
Ball out of play
The ball is out of play the moment a foul was committed and the referee has signalled it with a whistle blow.
In court ball
The ball is in the court when it is grounded on the courts surface, including the delimitation lines.
The ball is out of the court when:
-the part of the ball that touches the ground is outside the delimitation lines;
-it touches an object outside of the court, the wall or a person outside of the game;
-it touches antennas, cable, string, poles or the net itself which is on the outside of the 3m open space;
-it passes through the vertical plan of the net, partially or through the passing space underneath it;

Simultaneous contact
Two or three player can touch the ball at the same time.
When two (three) players touch the ball simultaneous, it is counted as two (three) hits (excepting the blocking move). If they try to play the ball, but only one of the players touch the ball, it is counted as an only hit. A collision between two players is not considered a foul.
If 2 opponents touch the ball simultaneously over the net, the ball remains in play, and the team receiving the ball has the right to three new hits. If a ball in this situation falls out of the court, the foul is given to the team on the opposite part of the net. In the eventuality of a ball in this situation is held, it is considered a double foul and the relay is replayed.

5.6 Foul in ball play
Four hits: a team that hits the ball 4 times before sending it to the opposing court
Helped hit: a player rests on a player or a structure/object in th cort with the purpose of hitting the ball
Hold: a player incorrectly hits a ball which is held or thrown
Double contact: when a player hits the ball two times consecutively or the ball touches more parts of its body consecutively.

5.7 Net play
Ball that touches the net
The ball can touch the net during its passing to the opposing court.
Ball in the net
A ball that is sent in the net can be replayed within the 3 hits of the team
If the ball breaks the net or it gets tangled, the relay is cancelled and replayed.
Passing over the net/ Net player
At blocking, a player is allowed to touch the ball over the net in the opposing team’s area under the condition of not interfering in the game play of the opponent, before or during his attack move.
After the attack move, the player is allowed to have his hand over the net in the opponent’s area under the condition that the touching of the ball was done in its own court.
Under the net
It is permitted for a player to be on the opposing court under the condition of not interfering in the game play of the opponent.
It is permitted for a player to touch the opposing court with his foot or hand, as long as a part of the foot/hand touches the centre line (or is above it).

Fouls of the net player
A player touches the ball or an opponent in the opposing court before or during his attack move.
A player goes under the net on the opposing court and obstructing an opponent.
A player goes on the opposing court.
A player touches the net or antennas during the action of the ball being played, if the touch affects the game play.

5.8 Serving
The service is the action of launching the ball into game play by the player in the back right side, placed in the serving area.

5.9 Libero player
Each team is entitled to a player among the 12 players, who is specialized in defense called the Libero.
The Libero must wear equipment in which at least the shirt is a different and contrasting colour than the rest of the team members.
Allowed gameplay for the Libero:
- the Libero is permitted to replace any of the players in the second line. He can perform only as a second line player and I not allowed to execute an effective attack.
- he cannot serve or block
-a player is not allowed to make an effective attack if at the moment of contact with the ball he is higher than the superior edge of the net and the ball was placed by the Libero in the attack zone. The ball can be attacked only if the Libero executing the same move is behind the attack line.

5.10 Score Card
Is the document on which the technical facts regarding the game are shown and is the official document of the match.
At the end of the match, team captains have the responsibility of signing th score card in order for the score to be certified. In the case in which a team captain refuses to sign the score card, the score will be announced by the referee.

5.11 Team
A match is played between two teams of 4 players. Teams will have at least two back ups, maximum 3. The captain (who is not a player), the trainer, manager and/or masseur will be considered as team members, so the total number of members in a team is minimum 6 and maximum of 7.

5.12 Game Time
Each match will have 2 halves of each 10 minute with one minute break between them.
In the eventuality of a tie, in the elimination rounds and finals, a maximum of 5 more rallies will be played.
There are 2 time-outs accepted with the cumulative time of 1 minute per match. There are no time-outs or replacements in the last 5 minutes of each half.

5.13 Incomplete team
A team cannot continue playing with less than 4 players.
In the eventuality of a team being incomplete with or without intention, the referee must stop the game and the team will lose through forfeit.

5.14 Replacements
During the match an unlimited number of replacements can be done. A player who has already been replaced can re-enter the court to replace another team member, during and when the game is stopped, but only with the consent of the referee and only through the special area that was established by the organizers and only when the replaced player has left the court.

5.15 Corporate Games gift
Organizers offer each contestant a pack that includes a Corporate Games T-shirt and a Souvenir Program, which includes all the information on the competition.

5.16 Official ball
During the competition, the organizer offers the team the official ball of the game.

5.17 Equipment
Each team member must wear identical tops and shorts which are numbered.
The organizers offer each participant a special vest and all athletes have the responsibility to wear it if they don’t dispose of uniforms that differentiate them through color from the opposing team.
The team captain will wear an armlet in order to differentiate themselves from the rest of the team.
No player is allowed to use equipment that can harm them or any other athlete in the game, this including rings, earrings, bracelets etc.

5.18 Medical Assistance
Contestants benefit from medical assistance during the race.
Choosing to participate in the cyclist competition, participants take full responsibility concerning their health. By the hereby regulations, the organizing team of the championship reminds all participants that it is necessary to take a periodic physical exam and one before the start of the competition, the risks that come with not doing it being their own responsibility.

6. System
6.1 First phase of the groups
Teams that are participating will be split in groups of 4 or 5.
Each team will dispute games after the tour system. For victory 4 points are awarded, for ties 2 points, for defeat 1 point and for not showing up 0 points.
The ranking is done by descending order based on each team’s number of points, direct games and number of scored points. In case of a tie after the ranking system, the organizers will decide the dispute of a shootout game.

6.2 Final Phase
Final phase of Winter Corporate Games consists of a competition in an eliminating round between the first two team on he first place and the best of the second place.

6.3 Medals
Teams and contestant that are ranked I, II and III place will receive medals during the award ceremony. Each team member will be awarded.

6.4 Trophies
For first place ranking companies will receive 32 (4x8) points, for second place 28 (4x7), for third place 24 (4x6) points and so on until 8th place will receive 4 (4x1) points. Based on the total amount of points gathered by a team in the competition a ranking per companies is made.
Companies will be split in Divisions, after the number of participants as following:
•1st Division from 1 to 5 participants
•2nd Division from 6 to 10 participants
•3rd Division from 11 to 20 participants
•4th Division from 21 to 50 participants
•5th Division from 51 to 100 participants
•6th Division from 101 to 150 participants
•7th Division from 151 to 200 participants
•8th Division over 200 participants
Based on the points received by each company, a ranking on Divisions is made.
The winner of each Division will be awarded a trophy.
There will also be awarded a Trophy for the most amounts of medals (1st, 2nd and 3rd place added together)
The most prestigious trophy, Sport for Life, is awarded to the company that supports our concept and registers the biggest number of contestants.

7. Penalties
7.1 Right to play
In the eventuality in which a team signed up a player who does not respect the first Chapter, they are penalized with losing the game through forfeit, risking also the elimination from the competition.

7.2 No show, withdrawal or refusal to continue the game
The referee and/or the game monitor declares the game lost through no show if a team does not line up the minimum number of players in 5 minutes since the official starting time of the game.
If a team refuses to play or continue a game, they will be penalized with losing the game through forfeit. If the score difference is higher than 3-0, the score is kept.
7.3 Other penalties
In the eventuality of a player using profanity or obscene and aggressive gestures, the referee present the red card to the player. Aside from the regulations, the organizer reserves the right to apply penalties (temporary suspension or exclusion from the championship), in the eventuality of a player not respecting the decisions and/or affecting the correct conduit of the championship and/or affect its image.

7.4 Contestations
Contestations must be written, addressed to the Organizers, in the first 15 minutes after the competition stopped with an addition 100 RON fee for the examination of the contestation. Contestations against the game will be examined by a team formed by two members of the organization committee and a neutral representative. Decisions are by majority and final. Organizers can apply sanctions to a contestant and team, which can mean the elimination out of the competition, without the reimbursement of the participation fee.

8. Ranking
At all times there are 4 (four) points given for victory, 2 (two) points given for tie and 1 point given for defeat.
In case of a tie of points between two or more teams, the following criteria will be taken into consideration:
- direct match
- general better score
- total amount of points

9. Registering at the SuperCenter
Each contestant must personally register at the SuperCenter, with a passport photo. He will receive an official badge that grants him rights to participate in the competition.
Each competition start on the field with the starting hour showed in the Registration Guide.
Attendance must be done 45 minutes prior to the start of the competition, in order to validate the badge at the officials.
With at least 10 minutes prior to the beginning of the competition, each contestant will line up at the start with the contest number on and the bike ready to go.

10. Fouls and misconduct
10.1 Misconduct that is penalized with a warning
A player will be warned when he commits the following fouls:
•is guilty of unsportsmanlike behaviour
•manifests his disagreement with words and gestures
•keeps breaking the rules of the game
•holds up the game
•enters or leaves the court without the referee’s consent or breaks the replacing procedures
•leaves the court without the referee’s consent
A back up player will be warned when he commits the following fouls:
• is guilty of unsportsmanlike behaviour
•manifests his disagreement with words and gestures
•holds up the game

10.2 Misconduct that is penalized with elimination:
A player or back up player will be eliminated under the following conditions:
•is guilty of an aggravating foul
•is guilty of violent behaviour
•spits on an opponent or any other person
•uses insulting words and gestures
•receives a second warning during the same match
An eliminated player can no longer play in the match and can not sit on the reserves’ bench. He is obliged to leave the court and his team has to play in inferiority.


Organizers reserve the rights to deny the application of a company to participate at the competition, and also to bring changes to the hereby regulation, including the format of the game, having the role to better run the event. Any modification and change applied to the rules will be passed on to the participants as soon as possible.

Organizers reserve the rights to cancel certain sporting activities due to not having enough registered in order to schedules shootout games or to move the players to a different category.
Choosing to participate in the Corporate Games competitions, athletes reserve responsibility over their health state. By the hereby regulations, the organizing team of the championship reminds all participants that it is necessary to take a periodic physical exam and one before the start of the competition, the risks that come with not doing it being their own responsibility. By registering for Corporate Games, athletes are fully aware of the risks involved in practicing sports, including injuries or negative affects over ones health. Contestants agree to these regulations by registering in the competition, so in the case of an unfortunate event during a competition they will not have the right to complain to the organizing team.

Registration on Corporate Games and the participation of each athlete at any of the competitions require the athlete to agree and respect the hereby regulation.
By registration in the Corporate Games system, it is assumed that each participant agrees:
-to give Sport Award all rights over their image (individual/group) during the entire time of the event.
-to recognize the right Sport Award has to register and use personal data (name, biographical information, contact information, looks, voice and performance) in any media channel (including audio, photo and video) with the sole purpose of promoting Corporate Games and any other event from this system.
-to not have financial claim or of any other nature against Sport Award, regarding the rights mentioned above.

*Any reproduction of the hereby regulation or use of it total or partial is permitted on with the written agreement of Sport Award

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