Tournament/Site Director

Matt Mihelic

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Entry Fee


Club Directors: Make entry fee check payable to:

Ohio Valley Region


February 3, 2018

End Date

February 4, 2018



Greater Columbus Convention Center
400 North High Street
Columbus, OH 43215

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Site Rules

Safety and Security at the Greater Columbus Document (click for this GCCC brochure)

Below are the Columbus Convention Center site rules and regulations. Violations of the rules and regulations will result in disqualification and elimination from the event of the offending teams and/or individuals, including parents.

  1. No coolers or food may be brought into the building by players or parents. (The center has two concession areas.)
  2. No passing volleyballs in hallways or concessions areas. Warm-up time will be provided on the court before the match.
  3. No smoking in gym areas or hallways.
  4. Junior Championships: All teams are to camp in the concourse (and not to block any doors!). Do not camp in exhibit halls D, E, and F, where the tournament is running.
  5. There are no shower facilities.
  6. Keep all chairs far away from any court or playable areas. (Parents may bring their own chairs.)
  7. Only certified vendors may sell clothing, shirts, shoes, etc. with approval from the Commissioner.
  8. Put all trash in containers provided by the Convention Center staff.

Tournament Information

Boys WinterFest Tournament:

USA Volleyball will be hosting a Boys High Performance Tryout on Friday afternoon/evening. More information should be available after 12/1.

Tournament Host Hotels:

The Hyatt Regency Make reservations at: Hyatt_Reservation.

Renaissance Columbus Downtown Make reservations at: Renaissance_Reservation.

Courtyard Worthington ($79-$89) Make reservations at: Courtyard Worthington_Reservation.

The entry fee is $400 US per team. Please write your entry fee check payable to "OVR" and mail to:

Matt Mihelic
5556 Grove St.
Louisville, OH 44641

Checks should be mailed by January 1, 2018. Checks are not deposited until the weekend of the event. If you are entering teams in multiple events, you may want to send a separate check per event.

Doors open at 7:00 am each day. Play begins at 8:00 am on Saturday and 8:00 am on Sunday.

There is a State of Ohio law that requires all coaches and administrators of juniors sports teams to have concussion certifications. Here is a link to the NFHS course in Concussion in Sports

Non-OVR teams need to submit a tournament entry form with their entry fee checks.

Assuming 4-team pools, all teams should play 4 matches on Saturday and at least 3 but as many as 5 on Sunday, depending on how far into the elimination bracket they advance.

Some seating is provided. Please bring your own folding chair just in case.

Outside food is not allowed in the facility. Coolers must be left in vehicles.

If severe weather is expected, please watch this space for updates.


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.

Boys' 12 and Under: 1 pools (openings for 2 teams)

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

 team coderankteam
1.MJ2-PHOEN1-OVn/aPhoenix Boys Volleyball – 12 Red
2.n/aElite Sports of Ohio 12's
Boys' 14 and Under: 4 pools (filled)

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

 team coderankteam
1.MJ4-CATTK1-OVn/aCincinnati Attack, Inc. – 14 Black
2.MJ4-CINVA1-OVn/aCincinnati Volleyball Academy – 14 Black
3.MJ4-AIRVB1-OVn/aAir City VBC – Air City 14 Black
4.MJ4-AIRVB2-OVn/aAir City VBC – Air City 14 Green
5.MJ3-CINVA1-OVn/aCincinnati Volleyball Academy – 13 Green
6.n/aFury 13 Smack MJ3LFURY1PR
7.n/aFury 14 Smack MJ4LFURY1PR
8.n/aIndy Elite 14 Nationals MJ4IESVB1HO
9.n/aIndy Elite 14-2 MJ4IESVB2HO
10.n/aPhoenix 14's
11.n/aElite Sports Of Ohio 14's
12.n/aAcademy 141 Warhawks MJ4TAVBC1HO
13.MJ4-PHOEN1-OVn/aPhoenix Boys Volleyball – 14 Red
14.n/aMJ4-VANVC1-OV (not yet registered)
15.n/aMJ4-VANVC2-OV (not yet registered)
16.MJ3-CATTK1-OVn/aCincinnati Attack, Inc. – 13 Black
Boys' 16 and Under: 6 pools (filled)

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

 team coderankteam
1.MJ6-CINVA1-OVn/aCincinnati Volleyball Academy – 16 Black
2.n/aMJ5-CINVA2-OV (not yet registered)
3.MJ6-AIRVB1-OVn/aAir City VBC – Air City 16 Black
4.MJ6-AIRVB2-OVn/aAir City VBC – Air City 16 Green
5.MJ6-AIRVB3-OVn/aAir City VBC – Air City 16 Gold
6.MJ6-BVPVA1-OVn/aBeaver Valley Premier – BVP 16
7.n/aIndy Assault 16-1
8.n/aIndy Elite 15 Regionals MJ6IESVB1HO
9.n/aPhoenix 16-1
10.n/aPhoenix 16-2
11.n/aElite Sports of Ohio 16's
12.n/aAcademy 161 Los Capos MJ6TAVBC1HO
13.n/aTool City 16's
14.n/aPVC Sandlot 16-Blue
15.n/aPVC Sandlot 16-White
16.n/aIndy Assault 15-1
17.MJ6-PHOEN2-OVn/aPhoenix Boys Volleyball – 16 Royal
18.MJ6-PHOEN1-OV1Phoenix Boys Volleyball – 16 Red
19.n/aMJ6-VANVC2-OV (not yet registered)
20.MJ6-CATTK2-OVn/aCincinnati Attack, Inc. – 16 Red
21.n/aMJ5-CATTK2-OV (not yet registered)
22.n/aA-10 Thunderbolt 16 Black MJ6ATENV1KE
23.n/aA-10 Thunderbolt 16 Red MJ6ATENV2KE
24.n/aRetro Athletic Club 16-Blue MJ6RACVB1KE
Boys' 17 and Under: 3 pools (openings for 3 teams)

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

 team coderankteam
1.n/aClub Extreme 17's
2.n/aIndy Elite 17-1 MJ7IESVB1HO
3.MJ7-AIRVB1-OVn/aAir City VBC – Air City 17 Black
4.n/aPhoenix 17's
5.n/aAcademy 171 Inferno MJ7TAVBC1HO
6.n/aMOVA 17 Gold
7.n/aTop Flight 17-1 MJ7TFVBC1KE
8.MJ7-PHOEN2-OVn/aPhoenix Boys Volleyball – 17 Royal
9.n/aMJ7-VANVC2-OV (not yet registered)
Boys' 18 and Under: 6 pools (openings for 4 teams)

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

 team coderankteam
1.MJ8-CINVA1-OVn/aCincinnati Volleyball Academy – 18 Black
2.MJ8-AIRVB1-OVn/aAir City VBC – Air City 18 Black
3.MJ8-AIRVB2-OVn/aAir City VBC – Air City 18 Green
4.MJ8-AIRVB3-OVn/aAir City VBC – Air City 18 Gold
5.MJ8-AIRVB4-OVn/aAir City VBC – Air City 18 White
6.MJ8-BVPVA1-OVn/aBeaver Valley Premier – BVP 18
7.n/aIndy Assault 18-1
8.n/aIndy Assault 18-2
9.n/aIndy Elite 18-1 MJ8IESVB1HO
10.n/aPhoenix 18's
11.n/aElite Sports of Ohio 18-1
12.n/aElite Sports of Ohio 18-2
13.n/aAcademy 181 Wave MJ8TAVBC1HO
14.n/aAcademy 182 Thunder MJ8TAVBC2HO
15.n/aPVC Sandlot 18-Blue
16.n/aRevolution 18-White
17.MJ7-PHOEN1-OVn/aPhoenix Boys Volleyball – 17 Red
18.n/aMJ8-VANVC3-OV (not yet registered)
19.n/aA-10 Thunderbolt 18 Black MJ8ATENV1KE
20.MJ7-CATTK1-OVn/aCincinnati Attack, Inc. – 17 Black

Officials [Hired officials: sign in for more information]

The officials' assigner for this event is Brian Hemelgarn (, 419‑410‑2291 /m, 734‑457‑4528 /f).

February 3

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February 4

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