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# Why is there a dotted line on the side of a volleyball pitch?

Updated: 10/23/2022

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11y ago

If you are talking about the dotted line seen continuing off the court, parallel to the net, then that line is an off-court continuation of the 10-foot line. This line is a reference point that many hitters use to judge distance from the net as well as the boundary line that the back row players cannot jump in front of. By continuing this line off the court, it enables player that might be slightly out of the court to avoid penalties or judge distance to the net.

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shine atiq

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Then is it possible to back row player spiking over the dotted line but still in the outside of the field

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