Deadlines

Registration is now closed for 2019.

Sport Info

Due to Covid-19 concerns, Volleyball will be cancelled for 2020.

For those interested in qualifying for the 2021 National Senior Games, there are updated qualifying procedures on their website:  National Senior Games Updated Qualifying Procedures


UPDATED DATES:

Saturday, October 10, 2020

Competition will begin at 9:00 a.m.


LOCATION:

Columbia Sports Fieldhouse
4251 Philips Farm Rd
Columbia, MO


ENTRY FEE:

$150 per team


DEADLINE:

Deadline for entries will be October 1.  Late entries may be accepted after this date on a space available basis for a late fee.


CHECK-IN:

Teams must check in at least 30 minutes prior to their first game.


HOW TO ENTER:

Register Online:  Senior Games Online Registration - Volleyball

OR

Register by Mail:  Please complete a Missouri State Senior Games Entry Form and mail it along with payment to:

Missouri State Senior Games
1400 Rock Quarry Rd, Entrance 5
Columbia, MO 65211

Format/Rules


AGES FOR COMPETITION

Competitor’s age for the Missouri State Senior Games will be determined by the athlete’s age as of December 31 of the current year.

Age divisions for all team competition will be determined by the age of the youngest player on the team as of. All team sports are divided into the following divisions for both men and women: 50+; 55+; 60+; 65+; 70+; and 75+.


GENERAL INFORMATION

  1. Teams must be of one gender.
  2. An athlete may compete on only one volleyball team.
  3. Age divisions for Volleyball will be determined by the age of the youngest team member as of December 31 of the current year.
  4. Teams will be divided into the following six age categories for both men and women:  50+; 55+; 60+; 65+; 70+; and 75+. The following divisions may be used, Division I – (highest level), Division II- and Division III. When there are not enough entrants in any one age category, the tournament will be drawn to combine age categories and the rules governing the competition will be adjusted to best accommodate the combined group.
  5. For men’s competition, the height of the net will be 7’ 9 5/8".  For women's competition, the height of the net will be 7' 2 1/8”.
  6. Team rosters shall be limited to 15 players.
  7. Additions or deletions to the team roster may be made up to the team’s first contest.  However, any roster changes made following the entry deadline shall not result in a change in the team’s age division.  All players must be eligible for the age division entered.
  8. Total of 6 players maximum on the court at all times.
  9. Team clothing should be of like design and color.  Teams must have numbered shirts (preferably numbered on both front and back).
  10. Officiating Responsibilities: When your team is not playing, you will be responsible to provide a scorekeeper and 2 linesmen.
  11. Teams must provide their own practice balls.

PLAYING FORMAT

  1. Pool Play (Double Round Robin) matches will consist of two (2) rally point games to 25, no cap, must win by 2 points.
  2. Winners bracket championship matches will consist of 2 out of 3 rally point games to 25 points, no cap, must win by 2 points.
  3. Losers bracket matches will consist of 2 out of 3 rally point games to 15 points, no cap, must win by 2 points.

PLAYING RULES

  1. All matches will be conducted in accordance with USA Volleyball rules, except as modified herein.
  2. A team must have 5 players present to start a game; otherwise, the game is forfeited.   A team will be allowed a 5-minute grace period to assemble a minimum of 5 players.  The sixth player may enter upon arrival.  In the event of injury, a team may continue / finish with a minimum of four players on the floor.
  3. Teams competing with only five players shall always have three players on the front row.  No service rotation penalty shall be assessed for not having six players.
  4. The referee will flip a coin in the presence of the two team captains to determine which team begins serving for the first game.  Teams will then alternate serves.
  5. In round-robin play, USA Volleyball rules governing tie-breakers will be used.
  6. Two Liberos are permitted and may be changed from set to set and not have to be designated for their match.

NSGA QUALIFYING REQUIREMENTS FOR THE 2021 NATIONAL SENIOR GAMES

The 2020 Missouri State Senior Games will be the only Missouri Qualifying site for the 2021 National Senior Games to be held in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

All first-, second- and third-place winners at a 2020 NSGA qualifying games will qualify for the 2021 National Senior Games.


 

Event Codes

Event Code Event Name
VB001Senior Games Volleyball (50+ Men)
VB002Senior Games Volleyball (55+ Men)
VB003Senior Games Volleyball (60+ Men)
VB004Senior Games Volleyball (65+ Men)
VB005Senior Games Volleyball (70+ Men)
VB006Senior Games Volleyball (75+ Men)
VB011Senior Games Volleyball (50+ Women)
VB012Senior Games Volleyball (55+ Women)
VB013Senior Games Volleyball (60+ Women)
VB014Senior Games Volleyball (65+ Women)
VB015Senior Games Volleyball (70+ Women)
VB016Senior Games Volleyball (75+ Women)

Results

No competition in 2019