Spikeball

G&T Spikeball Tournament

Next Tournament: Sunday, July 11

CONGRATS to our June 12th Tournament Champions!

General Information

Throughout the summer and fall, G&T is hosting one day Spikeball tournaments. The next tournament is Sunday, July 11th at 2:00 PM. Teams play a four game round robin to determine seeding in a single elimination bracket.

Important Dates & Times
  • The tournament will take place on Sunday, July 11 starting at 2:00 PM
  • Pre-Registration is encouraged to reserve your spot, but teams can register the morning of the tournament as well.
  • Teams can arrive at 1:30 PM to warm up and/or register
  • All games will take place outside at Grace and Truth Sports Park, weather permitting. In the case of rain, check the website for weather-dependent updates.
  • Each team plays 4 games round robin to determine seeding in a single elimination tournament.
  • Game play as well as stats will be conducted through the Scorholio App and can be downloaded for free from any App store.


Program Details

  • Participants should register with a partner. 
  • Cash prizes and gift cards will be awarded to the first and second place teams.
  • A devotion will be given to kick off the tournament.
  • Games are 2 on 2.
  • Cost: $10 per person/$20 per team
  • Bring your own Spikeball equiptment (net and ball): $10 discount per team given at tournament for a total cost of $5 per person/$10 per team who bring their own Spikeball equipment.


Significant Rules

  • Serves must be from at least 6 feet from the edge of the net. All players, with the exception of the receiving player, need to start at least 6 feet from the edge of the net
  • Games are played using rally scoring: points can be won by the serving or receiving team.
  • Games are played first to 21 points, win by 2 points
  • If the receiving team wins the point, the next designated player serves according to the initial sequence. Otherwise, the server switches places with his/her partner and serves to the other receiving team member.
  • Serves may be struck with any amount of force; short serves are allowed.
  • If a server serves two faults, the receiving team wins the point. Violation of ANY of the following rules is a fault:
    • The server must toss the ball upward at least 4 inches.
    • If the server tosses the ball, he/she must hit it. Dropping, catching, or swinging at and missing a toss all count as a fault.
    • Serves may not be higher than a receiver’s shoulder when in an athletic stance. 
  • After the serve, any unusual bounce (i.e. pocket) that does not contact the rim is legal and playable.
  • Replay: A point is replayed when
    • Teams disagree on the legality of a hit or an infraction
    • There is outside interference (ie a player, ball, or other object from outside a match impedes on the game).
  • For other rules and description of game play, please refer to the Official Spikeball Rules Here
    • Please read the rules before registering, as games will not not be formerly officiated.
    • If teams cannot determine the legality of a hit, replay the point.

Location

All games will be played at:

Grace and Truth Sports Park
373 North Greece Road
Hilton, NY 14468