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School Festivals

School Festivals

Location & Dates - 2024/25

Date & Location TBC
Date & Location TBC


Date & Location TBC


Date & Location TBC
Date & Location TBC


Registration & Cost

To register for a festival, your school must have a Scottish Volleyball affiliation. To affiliate and register, email .

Each pupil wishing to participate needs to fill out our Tier 3 Membership form. This can be done via Microsoft Forms at the link below or by filling out a physical copy and bringing it to the festival.

Microsoft Form
Printable Form

Format & Rules


Upon arrival, schools will check-in to ensure they are properly registered.

Morning Session

From 10.00-12.00 will be unseeded pool play to determine the afternoon play.


From 12.00-13.00 will be lunch. Pupils should pack their own lunch.

Afternoon Session

From 13.00-15.00, teams will be playing in seeded pools based on the results from the morning session.


Entry Rules

  • All players must be registered as Scottish Volleyball Tier 3 members
  • All schools must have current Scottish Volleyball affiliation
  • Maximum of four teams per school (two teams per gender)
  • Teams must be registered two weeks prior to the festival date

Team Rules


  • 4 players per team (2 male and 2 female players)
  • Combination of S3-4 pupils
  • Teams that are off will be expected to score/ref


  • 6 players per team (mixed gender)
  • Combination of S5-6 pupils
  • Teams that are off will be expected to score/ref

Rules for Play

  • Matches will be played on a badminton court with a volleyball net
  • Rolling substitutions
  • Standard FIVB rules apply apart from:
    • no contact with anything below the waist is permitted
    • no restriction on back row attack
    • no libero
    • game ball is Mikasa Soft Touch
    • genders must be alternating in rotation