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CUB SCOUT SPORTS: VOLLEYBALL

Tiger Cubs, Cub Scouts, and Webelos Scouts may complete requirements in a family, den, pack, school, or community environment. Tiger Cubs must work with their parents or adult partners. Parents and partners do not earn loops or pins.  


REQUIREMENTS FOR THE VOLLEYBALL SPORTS BELT LOOP

Complete these three requirements:
  1. Explain the rules of volleyball to your leader or adult partner.
  2. Spend at least 30 minutes practicing skills to play the sport of volleyball.
  3. Participate in a volleyball game.


REQUIREMENTS FOR THE VOLLEYBALL SPORTS PIN

Earn the Volleyball belt loop, and complete five of the following requirements:
  1. Compete in a pack, school, or community volleyball tournament
  2. Demonstrate skill in two volleyball passing techniques: forearm pass and overhead pass (setting).
  3. Demonstrate skill in two volleyball serving techniques: underhand and overhand.
  4. Spend at least 90 minutes in practice to develop individual skills for volleyball. Make a chart to record your practice efforts.
  5. Explain how volleyball matches are scored, including the terms side-out and rally scoring.
  6. Accurately lay out a volleyball court.
  7. Play five games of volleyball.
  8. Officiate at least three games of volleyball.
  9. Explain the importance of good sportsmanship.
  10. Attend a high school, college, or professional volleyball game.



GENERAL SPORTS REQUIREMENTS

Following are the requirements for earning the Sports belts loops and pins.

Remember:

  • Belt loops and pins are earned only by Tiger Cubs, Cub Scouts, and Webelos Scouts (not adults).
  • The archery and BB-gun shooting belt loops and pins must be earned under BSA range-trained supervision. The BB-gun shooting loop and pin must be earned at a BSA facility range.
  • Requirements may be adjusted to accommodate the special needs of Tiger Cubs, Cub Scouts, and Webelos Scouts with disabilities.
  • Webelos Scouts may earn a belt loop or pin a second time to qualify for Webelos activity badges.
  • Boys may earn belt loops more than once; however, leaders should encourage boys to try different requirements and earn the pin. Packs should have a clear policy in place about whether the pack or the boy's family is responsible for the cost of awards earned more than once.


CUB-SAFE VOLLEYBALL RESOURCES FOR KIDS

  1. All About Volleyball - learn about the history of volleyball, the rules, some fun facts, and skills and drills which will help you play the sport.
  2. Excel Volleyball Camps - staff, dates, locations and other information.
  3. National Volleyball Association (NVA) - women's professional indoor volleyball league featuring USA National Team players, former Olympians, and collegiate All-Americans.
  4. Volleyball - tournament results, biographies and schedules.
  5. Volleyball Worldwide - provides information for all levels from junior high to Olympic and professional. Also contains the official site of USA Volleyball.
 

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