The Limestone Elementary School Athletics Association is the committee responsible for the
 inter-school sports programs in the Limestone   District School Board. This  page is intended
to make available to all elementary schools in the Limestone District information pertaining to
 all   inter-school sports in the district. For more information  on the organization and structure
 of LESAA please refer to the LESAA constitution.   Meet and tournament information, rules and
 regulations regarding the various events,   dates for events, news updates, district tournaments
 (divisions, dates, locations, conveners, results), as well as any other pertinent information
 for all sports will be available through this page.

 

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Limestone Elementary School Athletic Association

Athletic Director - Gregory Morrison - Sir John A Macdonald - 613-650-5478
Co-ordinator:
John Hall Phone 613-389-6367, cell 613-531-1506,  e-mail 
hallj@limestone.on.ca


LESSA VOLLEYBALL 

TOURNAMENT INFORMATION

  • Cost:
    • Divisions 1,2 & 3 - $65 per team
    • Divisions 4,5 & 6  - $55 per team
    • Make cheques payable to Limestone Elementary School Athletics Assoc (or just LESAA)
    • Cost for referees and minor officials for championship games played in the evening will be shared among the 8 teams in divisions 1,2 & 3

GENERAL INFORMATION:

  • Ontario Volleyball Association rules apply as adapted by OFSSA, 1999 and as modified 
    below
  • division with 8 teams will use a knockout format. Divisions with  less than 8 teams will use a pool play format or a round robin,
  • matches will be: best of 3 in round robin play, semi-final and finals matches except when the
    championship game is played in the evening in which case it will be best of 5.
  • all games EXCEPT 3rd game in 2 out of 3 or 5th game in 3 out of 5 will be rally point 
    to 25 - no cap -team must win by 2 points 
  • the 3rd game in 2 out of 3 or the 5th game in 3 out of 5 will be rally point to 15 - no cap 
    - team must win by 2 points
  • 12 substitutions per game - substitutions are married with the exception of the libero - see libero rules
    - ie. if A is substituted for B then A and B are married and can only sub for each other
  • libero can be used this year and will be evaluated at the end of the season - rules for libero
  • substitutions (O.V.A. RULES) must be requested through the umpire or referee, if no 
    umpire is being used. There has been a rule change by the OVA - "Serving: a player has 
    eight (8) seconds to serve the ball once signaled by the referee to do so, however 
    NO second attempts will be permitted."
    This rule has NOT BEEN ADOPTED by 
    LESAA this year. Servers will still be allowed two attempts to serve
    . It is a loss of serve 
    if a player tosses a ball on a overhand serve and catches it before it touches the floor. Players 
    should know  that this OVA rule will be used if they play next year at the high school level.
  • all questions to the referee MUST go through the Floor captain
  • misconduct or inappropriate behaviour by players, coaches or spectators will be handled by the 
    convener not the high school referees. The referees are asked to speak with the convener
    if a problem arises with a player or coach. In this situation :
    • the game will be stopped
    • the coach will be asked to deal with problem (or convenor will speak to coach)
    • if a parent is involved, the convenor will speak to parent
    • if problem still persists, high school staff will be involved
    • at no time is the game to continue while the problem persists
  • CENTER LINE RULE
    • It is now permitted to totally cross the center line with any part of the body (except for the feet) as long as there is no interference with the opponent's play. It remains illegal to do so with 1 foot (or both feet) without being in contact with the line.
  • uniforms with numbers are required
  • O.V.A. rules will be followed - rule books may be obtained from Ontario Volleyball 
    Association - phone 1-800-563-5938 or send e-mail request to:
    ovavol@osrc.com

SPECIAL RULES:

  • net height will be 214 cm (7') for both boys and girls.
  • both the referee and umpire will have the authority to make calls.
  • seeding for a tournament will be set by the coaches of that division
  • for each tournament teams will be placed into Division A and B as follows:
    • Division A - seed # 1,4,5,8
    • Division B - seed # 2,3,6,7
  • medals will be awarded to the first and second place teams
  • up to 15 medals will be awarded per team
  • additional medals may be ordered through the convener

 

TIE BREAKING PROCEDURE:- to be used only in pool play format

  • TWO WAY TIE:
    • The match between the two tied teams will decide the placing
  • THREE WAY TIE:
    • a) If one team has defeated the other two teams, this team will receive the upper most position. The match between the other two teams will decide their positions
    • b) Check the record OF GAMES with the three teams involved. The team with the best record advances.
  • If the teams are tied for TWO playoff spots:.
    •  the team with the best record in a) above will get the top spot AND THE MATCH BETWEEN THE OTHER TWO will determine the other position.
      • Example 1
      • Team 1 Team 2 Team 3
        Won/Loss Record 2-1 2-1 2-1
        Games Lost 3 2 3
      • Team 2 is awarded first place and the winner of match between 1 & 3 
        determines 2nd and 3rd
    • If one team has more losses than the other two, that team is eliminated and the march 
      between the remaining two determines first and second.
      • Example 2
      • Team 1 Team 2 Team 3
        Won/Loss Record 2-1 2-1 2-1
        Games Lost 2 3 2
  • Team 2 is eliminated and the winner of the match between 1 & 3 determines 1st and 2nd place
  • If the teams are tied for ONE playoff spot:
    • the team with the worst record in 2 a) is eliminated and the match between the two  remaining teams will determine their positions.
      • Example 3
      • Team 1 Team 2 Team 3
        Won/Loss Record 1-2 1-2 1-2
        Games Lost 4 5 4
      • Team 2 is eliminated and the match between Team 1 & 3 will decide who gets the final 
        playoff spot.
  • If one team has fewer losses than the other two, that team will get the final play off spot. Team 1 
    would get the final playoff spot.
    • Example 4
    • Team 1 Team 2 Team 3
      Won/Loss Record 1-2 1-2 1-2
      Games Lost 4 5 5
    • Team 2 & 3 are eliminated and Team 1 gets the final playoff spot.
  • If the three tied teams have lost the same number of games, the points against IN THE MATCHES INVOLVING THE THREE TEAMS will be used . The team with the least number of points scored against them will have the better record. If two places are to be decided the team with the best record will get the top spot AND THE MATCH BETWEEN THE OTHER TWO will determine the other position. If ONE playoff spot is to be decided, the team with the worst record in 2 a) is eliminated and the match between the two remaining teams will determine their positions.

     

Volleyball Links:

Pegasus Volleyball (club volleyball in Kingston) 
KASSAA (high school website)
OFSAA Website   
FIVB  Homepage 
Volleyball Canada  
Ontario Volleyball Association  
        

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Last modified: July 15, 2013