The referee will supervise warm-up periods. If the captains elect to have separate warm-up periods the serving team having use of the court for the first three (3) minutes and the receiving team for the second three minutes. If the captains elect to warm-up together on the court, the referee shall allow six minutes. If a team decides not to use its time on the court, the court shall remain unoccupied.
The referee will record and verify serving order.
When the lineups are verified and teams are ready, the referee will call the score to beckon the first service to begin.
Substitutions shall be requested by either the head coach or the team captain, when the referee accepts the substation the substitute may enter the court and the referee records the action.
At the end of the game, if another game is needed, there will be a two (2) minute rest period. If the next game is a deciding game a five (5) minute rest period will be allowed.