League Format

 Format  Description
Standard 3's This is the CSSC's standard 3-on-3 Wallyball Format, including a double-opponent structure each week.
  • Unless otherwise stated, all Indoor Wallyball Leagues are double opponent; teams will play two matches per night against different opponents
  • All Indoor Wallyball Leagues use an Event Coordinator (EC)
  • All Indoor Wallyball Leagues are self-officiated

Game Format

  • Each booking is 1.25 to 1.50 hours in length.
  • Each match consists of 5 games:
    • All five games are rally-point scoring to 21 points (do not have to win by 2 points)
    • Ties are allowed in the regular season

Season Length

  • All 9 Week Wallyball Leagues use the following structure:
    • 8 weeks of regular season games (16 total matches)
      • Seeding round is dependent on the number of teams registered
    • 1 week of playoff games (2 total matches)
  • There may be instances where byes are scheduled due to facility availability, meaning the season may be played over 9-12 total weeks
  • In rare cases, games may be played on Long Weekends or Holidays

Playoffs

  • Playoff Format:
    • 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

Rosters

 Format Ideal Roster Size
(F) = Female
Total # of Players
required on the court
Total # of Females
required on the court
3's 4-5 (2 F) 3 1
  • When registering a full team, there is no limit to the maximum number of players that can be on the roster.
    • COVID-19 Exception: Rosters will be capped at 5 to align with mini-league Government guidelines
  • Prior to the first game of the season, teams must have 3 players confirmed on the roster in MyCSSC.
    • 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.