THE BASICS -
TIMING AND WINNING A GAME -
FIVE SECOND RULE – In order to reduce stalling, a violation will be called if a team in the lead controls all six balls on their side of the court for more than five seconds. This also applies to tied teams. If teams do this they will be asked to select one player to be OUT as punishment. if this happens twice in one game, the offending team will lose the game automatically.
OPENING RUSH – Each game begins by placing the balls along the centre line; three
on either side of the centre hash. Players then take a position behind their end
line. Following a signal by the official, teams may approach the centre-
Dodgeball is a game in which members of opposing teams seek to eliminate one another by throwing foam balls with the aim of hitting an opponent. There are many variations to the game but the official rules endorsed by the International Dodgeball Federation are listed below and are applicable to Play Dodgeball leagues.