Tournament/Site Director

Steven Yarnell
yarnells@bluffton.edu

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Entry Fee

$200

Club Directors: Make entry fee check payable to:

Steve Yarnell

Date

March 24, 2019

Location

Address

Bluffton University
1 University Drive
Bluffton, OH 45817

Web page: http://www.bluffton.edu/

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Tournament Information

The tournament will be held in the Sommer Center, Founders Hall,
and Burcky Gym on the campus of Bluffton University.

Pool 1 and 2 are in Sommer Center, with Pool 3 being in Founders
and Pool 4 in Burcky Gym.

Campus Map: https://www.bluffton.edu/images/_pdf/campusmap.pdf 

To enter the tournament email yarnells@bluffton.edu .  Once a
confirmation email is received, the following items must be
received by January 15: amount of the entry fee ($200 per team),
11-character team code (assigned at registration), and team
contact (phone and email).

Make checks payable to: *Steve Yarnell*

Mail items to:

Steve Yarnell
Bluffton University
1 University Dr.
Bluffton, Ohio 45817


The tournament will begin at 8:30 AM.  Coaches meeting at 8:10
AM.

Doors will not open until at 7:45 AM.  Please do not enter the
building before that time at staff needs time to set up the
tournament.

Pool play is the best of three sets with rally scoring. Each
non-deciding set will be to 25 points with a minimum two-point
advantage (no scoring cap.) The deciding set, if needed, will be
to 15 points with a minimum two point advantage (no scoring cap.)

All warm-ups will use the 2-4-4 format; 2-minutes shared court,
4-minutes Serving
Team, 4-minutes Serve Receiving team. 

Match order for the first two rounds is listed below: 
8:30 a.m.  1 vs. 3 (2) 
9:15 a.m.  2 vs. 4 (1) 
Team in (    ) officiates

All remaining matches will be played 10 minutes after the
previous match is completed.  Schedules will be posted on each
court at the scorer’s table, as well as the master schedule
posted in Sommer Center lobby. 

Teams are not necessarily listed in their seed order and all
pools were set-up by OVR guidelines that requires teams from the
same club to not be in the same pool.

After pool play teams will be put in playoff brackets according
to their pool finish.  Playoff brackets for each age division
will be posted at the master schedule near the doors.  The
lowest seeded team in each division not playing the first round
of the playoffs will officiate the first playoff match.
Tournament play will be the best of three sets. After the first
round of the
playoffs all losing teams, before leaving, must stay and
officiate
the next match.  Awards will be given to teams according to OVR
requirements.

Upon arrival to the playing site, all coaches are required to
stop by the tournament desk to verify their roster, which will
be printed from the OVR web site the week prior to the
tournament.

Coaches meeting will take place in Sommer Center Lobby at 8:10

Spectator seating is available in Sommer Center and we ask no
chair in that facility.  You will need to bring chairs if playing
in Burcky gym.

Keep all coolers in cars. Coolers are prohibited in and outside
facilities hosting OVR-sanctioned events. Setting up tables
and/or cooking by teams or their support staff, fans, coaches, or
parents are prohibited at OVR-sanctioned events.

Concession will be open, but are limited to snacks, candy, pop,
water, and hot dogs.  

Tournament will be canceled only if Allen county is in a level
3 emergency.

Pools

Note: OVR rankings appearing in the following listings are intended only as a helpful tool for tournament directors. They are subject to frequent change, including after the pools are set, and other factors may also be considered when determining pools and order of play.

Girls' 18 Regional: 4 pools (openings for 5 teams)

No points shall be awarded for OVR Championships or tournaments following the OVR Championships. [OVR Juniors' Seeding System]

The following teams are registered (waiting list not displayed). Pools will be announced closer to the tournament date.

 team coderankteam
1.n/aPGVBC
2.n/aC2K
3.n/aBullets VBC
4.n/aGrandlake Marbaugh
5.n/aOld Fort Volleyball Club
6.n/aBullets17A
7.n/aGrand Lake 18R Hardesty
8.n/aOhio Storm-Indorf
9.n/aClub Crush
10.n/aKidron VBC – Crawford-18
11.n/aflatlands

Officials [Hired officials: sign in for more information]

The officials' assigner for this event is Steven Yarnell (yarnells@bluffton.edu, 419‑348‑1511 /h, 419‑348‑1511 /m, 419‑358‑3223 /w).

6 officials are still required for this event.

The officials' assigner has not yet named officials contracted for this event.

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