Reffing Positions

Here is a list of the reffing positions and their descriptions. All players should be certified to line judge, that way the team can take turns reffing. This way the same players will not have to ref every time. It is your job, as a team, to decide who should be certified in which positions. No one player should be certified in every position and have to ref every single match. We encourage at least two or three players to be certified at each position. 

Keeping Score

Players are responsible for keeping score for both teams that are playing. They will sit at the scorers table and either flip numbers manually or enter the score electronically onto the score bored.

Line Judging

Players will stand on the corner of the court and be responsible for watching two lines: the end line and the line to their left. Their job will be to call the ball in and out of bounds. Other calls they will be asked to make are:

· Antenna Violations (when the ball makes contact with the antenna or goes outside of the antenna)
· Foot Fault (when a player steps over or on the serving line during a serve)
· Touches (when a player touches the ball before the ball goes out of bounds)

Libero Tracking

Players are responsible for keeping track of who and when each teams' libero goes into the game. They will sit at the scoring table and have a sheet to fill out that tracks liberos and substitutions. They will also keep track of when a libero serves.

Keeping Book

Players are responsible for keeping record of everything that happens during each game. The player that keeps book will be responsible for recording the following onto a scoring sheet:

· Score
· Substitutions
· Time outs
· The Tournament Site and Date and Time
· Final Score

Down Reffing

The down ref or R2 is in charge of everything that happens at the scorer's table and also for making calls on every play. They are responsible for:

· Checking the lineups before a set starts to make sure the players are in the position that has been recorded on the scoresheet.

· Signaling for substitutions and making sure the scorekeepers have noted it correctly.

· They make sure that the receiving team is in proper rotation at the moment the opposing server contacts the ball.

· They watch for illegal net contacts and for players going across the centerline into the other court.