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Valhalla 2013 Rules

Basketball
Team
Each team should have 5 playing members
Teams can have 5 substitute players (Only a declared substitute can take the field)
Teams have to submit the names of the playing 5 and substitutes to the basket ball event
coordinator before the match
There should only be 5 members of the playing team within the court at any given point of time
during the match
Match
Matches will be four 10 minute quarters for the mens tournament
Matches will be four 5 minute quarters for the womens tournament
One time out per quarter will be allowed to each team
Official Basket Ball rules 2013 as approved by FIBA central board will be applicable throughout
the tournament
Any change in the rules will be explicitly communicated by the tournaments coordinating body
to all participating teams
Referees decision will be final and binding

FOOTBALL
Team
Each team should have only 11 playing members
Teams can have 6 substitute players, only a declared substitute can take the field
Teams have to submit the names of playing 11 and substitutes to the Football Event Coordinator
before the match
There should be only 11 members from each team within the playing field at any point of time
during the match
Match
Matches will be of 50 minutes duration with 25 minutes each half and a break of 10 minutes
Standard rules of football will be applicable
If a match ends in a draw by the end of 50 minutes, there will be extra time of 20 minutes with
two 10 minute halves being played
If teams are still tied after extra time, penalty shootout will take place
If a player is shown a red card, he will not be allowed to continue playing. In case he gets two
yellow cards, he will miss the next match
Referees decision shall be final and binding.

Table Tennis
Team
There will be a maximum of 9 playing members (5 Men and 4 Women) and a minimum of 7 playing
members.
Team Combination should be given to the event coordinator before the start of the tie.
Match
There will be separate events for both Men and Women.
For Women, 3 matches will be played whereas for Men, 5 matches will be played
Mens Events:
Singles, Singles, Doubles, Singles, Doubles
Womens Events:
Singles, Doubles, Singles
All matches will be best of 3 sets. The final will be of 5 sets each
Each Game will be of 11 points
No player can play more than 2 games (but not 2 singles). The same pair cannot play 2 doubles.
The order of players proposed to play particular games will have to be pre-decided and
submitted to organizing committee before the beginning of the match and cannot be changed
thereafter.
Each team can take a maximum of 1 time out during the course of a game.
Teams are expected to bring their own Table-Tennis bats.
The referees decisions will be final and binding.




VOLLEYBALL - Men
Team
Each team should have only 6 playing members
Teams can have 6 substitute players (Only a declared substitute can take the field)
Teams have to submit the names of playing 6 and substitutes to the Volleyball Event
Coordinator before the match.
There should be only 6 members from each team within the court at any point of time during
the match.
Match
Each match will be best of 5 sets, with each set of 25 points each.
Standard rules without rotation will apply.
Rolling substitutions are allowed.
The serves will change at the completion of a rally.
At least three members have to serve in rotation.
Referees decision shall be final and binding.

VOLLEYBALL - Women
Team
Each team should have only 6 playing members
Teams can have 3 substitute players (Only a declared substitute can take the field)
Teams have to submit the names of playing 6 and substitutes to the Volleyball Event
Coordinator before the match.
There should be only 6 members from each team within the court at any point of time during
the match.
Match
Each match will be best of 3 sets, with each set of 25 points each.
Standard rules without rotation will apply.
Rolling substitutions are allowed.
The serves will change at the completion of a rally.
At least four members have to serve in rotation.
Referees decision shall be final and binding.

Badminton
Team
There will be a maximum of 8 playing members (4 men + 4 women) and a minimum of 6 playing
members (3 men + 3 women)
Team combinations should be given to the Event Coordinator before the start of the match.
Match
There will be separate events for Men and Women.
Each event (Men and Women) would comprise of 3 matches played on knockout basis

Mens Event
1 Mens Single
1 Mens Doubles
1 Mens Single

Womens Event
1 Womens Single
1 Womens Doubles
1 Womens Single

All matches will be best of 3 sets.
Each game will be of 21 points played on rally basis
In case of a tie in a game (20-20), the game will then be continued till there is a difference of 2
points between the two teams. But in case it reaches 29-29, it goes to sudden death.
One player can play a maximum of two matches but of different kinds(1 singles and 1 doubles)
and each player has to play a minimum of 1 match (Both Men and Women)
A timeout of 30 seconds can be given at the discretion of referee for each set per player.
If the shuttle hits the roof during play, the referee makes a call to award a point or ask for a re-
serve
On the line landing will be treated as in
The shuttle will be treated as Live until it hits the floor. In case the player / racquet crosses the
net while the shuttle is live, the point will be awarded to the opponent team
Singles: While serving, if the feet of the player touch the boundary lines, it will be treated as
fault
Doubles: If the player chooses to use side gallery for the serve, both his feet should be inside
either side gallery or in the main service box. Crossing of feet between side gallery and the main
service box would be treated as fault.
Shuttle replacement decision shall be at the discretion of the referee
Referees decision shall be final and binding.

CHESS
Team
Each team should have 4 playing members
Teams can have 1 extra player
Teams have to submit the names of playing 4(Board Wise) and extra to the Event Coordinator
just before the start of the first match, post which the board order cant be changed.
The extra player can enter only at the last board.
Match
All international chess rules will be applicable, unless stated otherwise.
Time per match will be 45 minutes per player.
The matches will be conducted according to the Swiss League method.
The points earned by each team will be the number of boards won by it in a round.
In case of a tie in the final results, score of the round between the tied teams will be considered
for deciding the winner.
In case there is also a tie in the round between the tied teams, then a blitz match between one
player from each team will be held in order to decide the winner. (Time for the blitz match will
be 15 minutes per player).
In case there is still a tie in the blitz, then a Sudden Death (standard rules) match will be played.

Throwball
Team comprises of 7 Players and 3 Substitute Members
Match will be decided by best of three sets (21 Points each). In case of tie, set will be decided on
25 points.
Service is within five seconds after the referee whistles and is done from the service zone,
without crossing the end line.
A player can jump while serving the ball.
The service ball must not touch the net.
Double touch is not allowed for receiving the service ball and players stay in 3-1-3 position
during the serve.
During a rally, the ball must be caught at once with both hands, without any sound or
movement of the ball within the hands (dubs) and the player should have contact with the
ground.
Two players are not allowed to catch the ball simultaneously.
The ball is thrown within three seconds after being caught, only from above the shoulder-line
and only with one hand.
A player can jump when throwing the ball, which can touch the net (but not the antenna).
The player should have contact with the ground when catching the ball.
However, the ball is not touched with any part of the body other than the palm when catching
or throwing (body touch).
The ball can neither be shifted (passed) to the left nor right, nor deliberately pushed.
In official play, teams wear shorts and jersey uniform with numbers only in the range of 1-12 printed
front and back