The Intramural sport convener may modify these rules at their discretion. The Intramural sport convener and officials have the discretion to rule on any matter not covered by these rules.
• Eligibility is governed by our Intramural Sports Policies & Procedures.
• Game sheets for each week are printed every Sunday morning. In order to be eligible for play, players must be on their team's roster by Saturday at 11:59pm. Players will not be allowed to be written in on rosters at game time.
• A player must participate in at least two regular season games during a five-week schedule for their sport, and in at least four regular season games during a 10+ week schedule to be eligible for the playoffs. Players on the roster who have missed games due to injury can request to be granted eligibility by their sport specific convener to participate in playoffs so long as they present a signed doctor's note including injury date and return to participation date.
• Participants can play on one gender specific team (men's or women's), one co-ed team and one open team (if offered) per sport, per season regardless of competition level.
• Once a player appears on a team roster they are ineligible for any other team in that sport and gender division. If a player is caught playing for multiple teams, he/she will be suspended for the remainder of the season from that sport.
• No current varsity athletes or professional athletes are eligible to play Intramurals in their associated sport. Ex-varsity/professional players are eligible to play Intramurals, however they must play at the highest skill level offered in their associated sport. Varsity/professional status is defined as appearing on a varsity/professional team roster within the last 365 calendar days (regardless of whether or not the sport is currently in or out of season). Ex-varsity/professional status is defined as appearing on a varsity/professional roster within the last 366-730 calendar days (regardless of whether or not the sport is currently in or out of season). Teams in all sports can have one ex-varsity player except ice hockey, softball and soccer 11s teams which are permitted two.
The varsity/professional rule as stated above applies to the below related & cross-over sports:
Varsity Badminton = Intramural Badminton
Varsity Basketball = Intramural Basketball
Varsity Baseball/Softball = Intramural Slo-pitch & 3-pitch
Varsity Football = Intramural Flag & Snow Flag Football
Varsity Rugby = Intramural Flag Rugby
Varsity Ice Hockey = Intramural Ice Hockey & Ball Hockey (indoor & outdoor)
Varsity Soccer = Intramural Soccer (7s & 11s), Snow Soccer & Futsal
Varsity Squash = Intramural Squash
Varsity Ultimate Frisbee = Intramural Ultimate Frisbee
Varsity Volleyball = Intramural Volleyball & Beach Volleyball
Varsity Waterpolo = Intramural Inner-tube Waterpolo
• Any team found using an ineligible player will forfeit any points gained in the standings while using that player. The Intramural Program Coordinator or sport convener also reserves the right to remove the team from the league.
• It is the responsibility of the team captains to check with the Intramural sport convener regarding questions over any player’s eligibility and to ensure all players meet the eligibility requirements.
A. HOUSE RULES
In general, our rules are governed by the Ontario Volleyball Association (OVA). Please see our house rules below for exceptions.
I. All matches will be a best 2 out of 3 games. For Rec and Comp, a cap will be placed at 27 for the first 2 games, and 17 for the third.
II. No jump serves are permitted in the Recreational leagues.
III. In Recreational leagues, servers must alternate genders.
IV. Liberos are not permitted in Recreational leagues.
V. Substitutions: A player may substitute for another player (up to a maximum of 12 substitutions) or a team can choose to play in a continuous rotations format. A team must continue the same style of substitution for the entire match.
VI.Coed Rules: Each gender must touch the ball if a team uses all three touches to put the ball over the net.
VII. Coed Rules: For the coed divisions, a maximum of three (3) players of either sex are allowed on the court at any given time. A minimum of two (2) players of either sex are needed to avoid a default. If a team has less than two (2) players of either gender at any time in the contest (due to injury or suspension) the team will forfeit the contest.
VIII. Net Heights are as follows:
Men’s Leagues will be played at 7 holes (2.43 m)
Coed Comp/Rec Leagues will be played at 6 holes (2.35 m)
Women’s Leagues will be played at 5 holes (2.24 m)
IX. Teams are allowed one (1) timeout per set in the first two sets. No timeouts are allowed in the third set.
B. EQUIPMENT & UNIFORMS
• Non marking running shoes and proper gym attire.
C. OVERTIME PROCEDURES
• The first 2 games are played to 25 points with a cap at 27, and the third game is played to 15 points with a cap at 17.
• League finals will be a best 3 out of 5 games.