Procedure and Regulations
- All contests shall be governed by High School Federation Rules where applicable and/or as amended by the Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference and the Central Connecticut Conference.
- A varsity match is won by the team that wins the best of five (5) games.
- Junior varsity games shall be played first with a match being won by the team that wins the best three (3) games.
- A top grade 18-panel leather ball shall be used for all contests, (e.g. Tachikara SV5W, Spalding T5000).
- It is recommended that two officials be assigned for all scheduled matches.
- Junior varsity contests will begin no earlier than 3:30p.m. followed immediately by varsity games. Evening contests may be scheduled by mutual agreement of schools with JV contests starting no later than 6:00p.m.
- Pilot - Teams will be scheduled one contest with each school in their region for ten league games. The record of these games will be used to determine the 6 divisional champions. Each school will then pick up six additional matches through crossovers – three from each of the other two regions for a total of 16 contests.
- Selection of eleven (11) in 6 school divisions and nine (9) in 5 school divisions,all-conference players must be based on merit and total season’s effort. (Adopted 1/10/15)
- Division competition starts on the first date allowed by the CIAC and continues three (3) games per week until the eighteengame league schedule is complete. The last play date will be reserved for the rival game as scheduled by the league. The final open date will be the preceding play date (ex. Wednesday open date, Friday rival game.)
- Schools who charge admission should notify their opponents at the beginning of each season.
Format for selecting all-conference (Adopted 10/1/15):
- Coaches would submit nominees to divisional coach advisors
- Nomination form will be created and provided to coaches
- Coaches will have an opportunity to discuss players
- A numbered ballot will be provided to coaches for voting (1-17 in 6 school divisions, 1-14 for same sports in 5 school divisions)
- Coaches cannot vote for their own players
- Each coach will vote for their top athletes (#1 being top choice and so on)
- The top player gets 17 points (6 school divisions), 14 points (5 school divisions)
- The top 17 or 14 depending on division) will be named all-conference
(Revisions: 7/08/09 JT)
Reviewed: 10/2/09 BS 11/5/15