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Mud Volleyball

Sign up for the Mud Volleyball Tournament is in-person on the day of the event - each team must consist of a minimum of 6 players (with at least one of those players being female). This is a double elminiation tournament located in the in-field at the Humboldt County Fairgrounds.

Rules and Regulations

All participants play at their own risk. Every effort to insure safety has been made, but a mud pit carries an obvious natural risk. The Humboldt County Ag Society is not held liable for any injuries due to objects that might be found in the mud pit, or injuries occurring by other players stepping on a player not wearing shoes. Shoes that are worn must be flat bottom tennis shoes or sandals. No spiked shoes are allowed.

  1. Co-Ed teams - minimum of 6 players with at least one of those players being female on the court at all times. Teams will play with a minimum of 6 total players with no maximum number of players on each court. A team may not begin play until these requirements are met. Failure to meet player criteria will result in a forfeit. Teams will not be reimbursed for forfeited matches. 

  2. Each team captain must check in at least 30 minutes prior to their first game with a complete roster/waiver sheet. Players may play on only one team.

  3. Teams must be present 30 minutes prior to game time. Most games will last approximately 20 minutes but, if a game finishes early the next game will begin play. If the team is not present prior to a game ending early, then the team without a full team will forfeit their game.

  4. The tournament will be a double elimination tournament with each round consisting of the best 2 out of 3 matches.

  5. Line calls will be based on an honor system.

  6. A woman must hit the ball every other hit before it goes over the net.

  7. All games will be played to 20 points using rally style scoring method (points awarded on all serves, including side-outs.) Teams must win by 2 points or until the first team reaches 24 points.

  8. All participants play at their own risk. Every effort to insure safety has been made, but a mud pit carries an obvious natural risk.

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