Quick Links

Skip to main content Skip to navigation

Main Navigation



Sign up for the News Update.

Sub Navigation


Home > breadcrumbs: Activities & Athletics > breadcrumbs: Volleyball >


Ajax Loading Image


IGHSAU Spectator Guidelines

October 12, 2017

Please review the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union's spectator guidelines for regional contests.  

Class 1A - Region 4 Bracket (see page 4)


  • The button-most row of the bleachers shall not be used for spectator seating unless necessary to accommodate a large crowd.
  • Each host site is responsible for determining seating arrangements for fans.  It is expected that fair and equitable seating is provided to all teams competing.
  • It is highly recommended that student sections not be directly behind the opposing team's bench.  If possible, please consider placing students on the side opposite the team benches.  If students are seated behind team benches, proper supervision is a must!
  • If it is necessary to re-arrange seating for any reason, please do so during a time-out or between sets.
  • All spectators at state-sponsored volleyball tournaments shall wear shoes and a shirt which shall extend to the waist area.
  • The use of a 'laser-light' pen shall result in immediate ejection from the facility.
  • No one shall be admitted who is wearing a mask (hidden identity). Face paints are allowed.
  • Disrespectful conduct, including profanity, obscene gestures or comments, offensive remarks of a sexual nature, or other actions that demean individuals or the event.  Penalty - Ejection
  • Throwing articles onto the contest area.  Penalty - Ejection
  • Entering the contest area in protest or celebration. Penalty - Ejection
  • Physical confrontation involving contest officials, coaches/directors, contestants, or spectators.  Penalty - Ejection
  • Spectator interference with the event. Penalty - Ejection
  • Jumping up and down on the bleachers. Penalty - Warning/Ejection
  • Use of artificial noisemakers, signs, or banners.  Penalty - Warning/Ejection
  • Chants or cheers directed at the opponent.  Penalty - Warning/Ejection

Back To Top