Referee Expectations

The Bump Set Drink Volleyball league strives to provide referees that are knowledable, impartial and conscientious.  The experience pool for Bump Set Drink Volleyball referees ranges from referees that maintain professional certifications to dedicated league members who have received informal training within the league.  All Bump Set Drink Volleyball referees are expected to follow these expecatations.

Expectation 1:  Remain professional and objective at all times.  Do not let players antagonize you and do not retaliate for any such attempts.  Remain calm at all times and use the following choices of penalties as necessary and appropriate to control players: verbal warnings, yellow cards (awards point to opposing team), player ejections (red card), and player disqualifications (yellow & red card).  All yellow and red cards should be reported to the League Officials at the end of the match.  League Officials will meet to determine more severe sanctions, if necessary.

Expectation 2.  Referees are expected to learn the current USAV rules located on the website.  It is impossible for one referee to see everything but you should concentrate on the following:

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