Dodgeball Rules

  1. NO ONE IS ALLOWED ON THE TRAMPOLINE WITHOUT A WAIVER. ALL JUMPERS UNDER THE AGE OF 18 MUST HAVE A WAIVER SIGNED BY A PARENT OR LEGAL GUARDIAN.
  2. EACH team should begin the game with an even amount of balls and players.
  3. NO HEADSHOTS, you will be called out.
  4. HEAD SHOTS CLARIFICATION: HEAD SHOTS are shots directly to the FACE and or EARS. If an opposing player ducks into a throw and it hits them on the top of the head, or the back of the head the individual hit by the throw is OUT.
  5. ONCE OUT you cannot reenter until the next game begins.
  6. YOU ARE OUT if you are hit by a live ball, throw a live ball that is caught by an opposing player, cross the green center line, or throw a headshot.
  7. YOU MAY block / deflect a ball with another ball, however if you drop the ball that you used to block with YOU ARE OUT.
  8. When a dodgeball hits anything besides a person the ball is DEAD. THUS deflections OFF anything that is NOT HUMAN is a DEAD BALL. YOU MAY catch a ball that hits you or another player on your team rendering the opposing thrower OUT, but only if it is caught in the AIR.
  9. NO holding a ball for longer than 10 seconds.
  10. In the event of an injury, everyone must immediately stop
  11. You may catch the ball with any body part (between legs included).
  12. You may NOT GO PAST THE CENTER OF THE COURT; even to pick up a ball. YOU WILL BE CALLED OUT.
  13. When you are out WALK OFF THE COURT with hands wrapped around your head covering your head and ears to avoid up close head shots.
  14. NO kicking the dodgeball (or dodgeball would be spelled s-o-c-c-e-r).
  15. Always remember the FIVE J’s OF DODGEBALL – Jump, Juke, Jive, Jostle, and Panic.
  16. NO throwing wrenches. Pirates are encouraged. Chuck Norris plays for free and is never out.