Uniform Information

Uniform Information
Information added for the 2013-2015 rule cycle is in underlined red font.
USAV Rule 4.3.3 page 17 states:

The players' jerseys must be numbered in a permanent manner from 1 to 99. Duplicate numbers are not allowed.

USAV Rule 4.3.3.1 page 17 states:

(a) Uniform numbers must be clearly visible and centered (both horizontally and vertically) on the players’ chest and upper back. Each jersey must use the same color and number height for all players except the Libero.
(b) Each jersey must use the same color and number height for all players, except the Libero’s jersey, which may have different color and size numbers, provided it still meets the minimum criteria stated in USAV 4.3.3.2.

(c) Color combinations such as purple/black, dark green/black, navy/black, white/light yellow or navy/maroon are not distinctive enough to comply with the rules.

USAV Rule 4.3.3.2 page 18states:

The numbers must be a minimum of 10cm (4") in height on the chest and a minimum of 15cm (6") in height on the back. It is recommended that the numbers be a minimum of 15cm (6") in height on the chest and a minimum of 20cm (8") on the back.

Rule 19.2 page 57-58 states:

(a) The Libero player's jersey must contrast in color with that of the predominant colors of the jerseys of the other team members. Color combinations such as purple/black, dark green/black, navy/maroon, and white/light yellow are not distinctive enough to comply with the rules.
NOTE: It is recommended now and required beginning Sept 1, 2014, the Libero shall wear a uniform top that is immediately recognized from all angles as being in clear contrast to and distinct from the other members of the team.  The Libero and/or his/her teammates shall wear a solid colored uniform top.  Regarding the solid colored top:
(a) The solid color uniform top shall clearly contrast from the predominant color(s) appearing on approximately half of the uniform.
(b) Sleeves shall be the same color as the body of the uniform top.
(c) Piping/trim not exceeding 1 inch in total at its widest point may be placed along the seams and may be a different color(s) that the uniform top.
(d) Lettering and collars may be different color(s) that the uniform top.
€ Numbers shall be a contrasting color to the uniform top and meet all other specifications in USAV 4.3.3.1.

(b) A jacket or bib can only be worn by the re-designated Libero. If a jacket or bib is worn by the re-designated Libero, the uniform number must still be visible.