How Long Does an Average Volleyball Game Last?

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In professional play, volleyball games usually last 60 minutes, while social play is generally 45 minutes overall. Six players are positioned on opposite sides of the net, with three in the front and three in the back on either side.

To win in volleyball, 25 points must be scored. If there is a one-point variation, or if the score is tied, then the teams will continue to play until there is a two-point difference between the winning and losing score.

Regulation height for a volleyball net in high school play is 7.5 inches. The volleyball court is 60 feet long with 30 feet allowed on either side of the divider.

Rallies in volleyball average around 5 seconds with the approximate time between rallies being about 14 seconds.