Game Format

  • All Indoor Volleyball Leagues are double opponent; teams will play two matches per night against different opponents.
  • All Indoor Volleyball Leagues use an Event Coordinator (EC).
  • All Indoor Volleyball Leagues are self-officiated.
  • Each gym booking ranges from 1.5 hours to 2.0 hours in length.
  • Each match is a best of 3 games.
    • 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 regular season.

Season Length

  • All 9 Week Volleyball Leagues use the following structure:
    • 8 weeks of seeding / 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.


  • 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.


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
U - 35 Maximum
(Age 25 - 34)
No Gender Restrictions
8 (3 F) 6 4 2 Players
  • Legends 35+ Leagues require that most players be at least 35 years of age prior to the start of the current season.
    • To assist with roster management, all teams are permitted up to two players that are 25-34 years old at the start of the current season.
    • Although a team may have more than three U-35 players listed on their MyCSSC roster, teams are not allowed to exceed the two player threshold on a weekly basis, including the use of subs at games.
    • Further guidelines for Individual and Small Group registrations can be found on the Registration Types page.
  • Players that are 18-24 years of age are not permitted to play in the Legends 35+ League.
  • 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.