2017-2020 Official Rules available for download


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Lausanne, Switzerland, January 18, 2017 – The 2017-2020 Official Volleyball Rules and Official Beach Volleyball Rules and the Referees’ Official Hand Signals are now available to download.

2017-2020 Official Volleyball Rules – Click here to download.
2017-2020 Official Beach Volleyball Rules – Click here to download.
Referees’ Official Hand Signals – Click here to download.

Approved by the 35th FIVB Congress in October 2016, the rules are to be implemented in all competitions beginning after January 1, 2017. They provide the framework for how volleyball and beach volleyball are played around the world.

The regulations for FIVB events are provided by handbooks specific to each competition.