Rules

  • Teqvoly can be played with balls used in volleyball, with size five being official and recommended.
  • Teqvoly is played by two teams of two players

  • Each team has a maximum of 3 touches, a minimum of 1 pass is required and passes need to alternate between players on the same team

  • The serve and the returned ball must bounce only once on the opponent’s playing surface of the table

  • The server has two chances to execute a successful service

  • During the service the player is not allowed to step inside the court or on the baseline, both feet must remain touching the ground

  • The server remains the same for 2 rallies, the receivers must rotate after each rally. The service is rotated after 2 valid rallies

  • If the ball has been returned from inside of the lines to the opponent’s playing surface, the next return from the same team must be made from outside of the lines

  • If the ball bounces on the edge of the table, the serve or rally must be repeated unless the opponent touches the ball

  • If the ball hits the side of the table, it is considered as a fault

  • The half-way line can only be crossed when passing the ball backwards to your team

  • Returning the ball is only allowed if it is on your own team’s side

  • Spiking downwards is only allowed if the player is outside the lines and one foot must stay on the ground

  • If you step inside the lines the ball must have an upwards trajectory

  • Spiking with a jumping approach is allowed for men they must ensure they land with both feet outside the lines; for women must ensure both feet do not cross the lines before jumping

  • Each team has the right to request the chance to earn the ‘doublepoint’ once every set. The ‘doublepoint’ is a chance to gain 2 points instead of one in a single rally

  • A set consists of two winning games. A game is won when a team reaches 8 points

  • A match is won by winning one or more sets depending on the competition format

  • Any contact with the table is forbidden

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The official teqvoly court lay-out

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