Game Format

  • All Grass Volleyball Leagues are double opponent; teams will play two matches per night against different opponents.
  • All Grass Volleyball Leagues use an On-site Coordinator.
  • All Grass Volleyball Leagues are self-officiated.
  • All court bookings are 2.0 hours in length.
  • Each match is a best of 3 games format.
    • The first two games are rally-point scoring to 25 points, the first team to 25 wins.
    • The third game is rally-point scoring to 15 points, the first team to 15 wins.
    • Ties are allowed in the regular season.

Season Length

  • All 8 Week Grass Volleyball Leagues use the following structure:
    • 7 weeks of regular season games (14 matches).*
    • 1 weeks of playoff games (2 matches).

*In cases where rain-outs occur, games are made up via double-headers or season extensions (1-2 weeks).


  • Playoff Format: Summer (8 Week)
    • All teams are guaranteed 2 playoff matches.
    • Only the Top 4 teams will compete for the League Championship.
  • League champs will receive t-shirts that can be picked up from the Season-end Party.
  • There are no ties in playoffs. 
    • ​​​A minimum of 5 total points must be played in any game for it to count.
    • If time is called, the team who has won the most games wins the match.
      • If both teams have won the same number of games:
        • ​​The team with the higher point differential wins the match.
        • If teams are tied in point-differential, one additional tie-breaker point must be played.


 Format Ideal Roster Size
(F) = Female
Total # of Players
required on the court
Total # of Females
required on the court
Max # of M/X
allowed on the Court
6's 8 (3 F) 6 2 4
  • When registering a full team, there is no limit to the maximum number of players that can be on the roster.
  • Prior to the first game of the season, teams must have 6 players confirmed on the roster in MyCSSC. This number is equal to the total number of players required on the court in the above chart.
    • If the minimum amount of confirmed roster players is not met, the team will receive a loss for every game played until the requirement is met.
    • Minimum female requirements are inclusive of anyone who identifies as female (i.e. players who identify as M or X do not count towards F minimums).
  • Prior to the first playoff game, teams must have all players who are playing in the playoff game(s) displayed as part of the confirmed roster in MyCSSC.
    • If this requirement is not met, teams will receive an automatic loss and will not be eligible for the championship.
  • A team may bring in subs that are not listed on the roster. To learn more about the sub policies, click here.