Tournament/Site Director

Al Herbert

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Entry Fee


Club Directors: Make entry fee check payable to:

Ohio Valley Region


February 2, 2019

End Date

February 3, 2019



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

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Site Rules

Real Time Parking Lot Information

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 A, B, C, and D,
    where the tournament is running. NO PILLOWS, BLANKETS, COOLERS, WAGONS, ETC.!!
  5. There are no shower facilities.
  6. Keep all chairs far away from any court or playable areas. (Parents must 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

Tournament Information:


AES Online Schedule


College Coaches Attending


18, 17 & 16s Flowcharts


18 Open Coaches Handout


17 Open Coaches Handout Corrected


16 Open Coaches Handout


WF Court Layout


Hotel Reservation Information


USA Volleyball High Performance Tryouts


University Athlete Recruiting Information


Real Time Parking Lot Information


Pre-Pay GCCC Parking to guarantee a parking spot.
When purchasing in advance, you can guarantee that you will have
a parking spot and arrive on time because you are not driving
around in circles trying to find a parking spot if all our parking
facilities were to get full.18, 17 & 16s Flowcharts


OSU Men's Match


Nearby Restaurants:

Buca di Beppo

North Market



Subway and Velvet Café Offer: Pre-order your meals with Subway or the Velvet Café to avoid waiting in long lines between games and give your team a competitive advantage.

Pre-order Subway meals at: Subway_Meal_Deals

Pre-order Velvet Cafe meals at: Velvet_Meal_Deals



18 National Waiting List
River Cities
FJ8-RENAS1-KE Renaissance 18 Black
FJ8COLUM1CH  Columbia Comets 18-1


17 National Waiting List
  Club Ashtabula


16 National Waiting List
FJ6-MAVRK1-OV Maverick 16 Elite
FJ6-ECLVJ1-OV ECJ 16 Elite
River Cities FJ6RENAS1KE
Renaissance 16 Black
FJ6-MSPRT2-OV Mintonette m.62
FJ6-MSPRT3-OV Mintonette m.63

Seeding was done using the following:
2018 OVR Final Standings
2018 OVR-Marathon WinterFest Tournament Results
2018 Dayton Juniors - OVR President's Cup Tournament Results
2018 OVR-Molten National Bid tournament Results
2019 OVR Seeding System

I use the previous year's next younger age division. So to seed the 18s division this year, I use results from the 17s division events from last year. Etc.

The entry fee is $425 US per team. Please write your entry fee check payable to "Ohio Valley Region" and mail to:

Al Herbert
4440 Merlin Drive
Uniontown, OH 44685-9641

The courts will be in Hall C/D which is towards the North of the Convention Center.

Checks must be received by January 15, 2019. 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.

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.

Doors open at 7:00 am each day. All divisions begin at 8:00 am on Saturday and 8:00 am on Sunday.

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.

Seating is not provided. Please bring your own folding chair.

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.

Girls' 16 National: 4 pools (filled, with 6 teams on the waiting list)

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

 Pool A Court 9
 team coderankteam
1. FJ6-EVBTC2-OV10Elite Volleyball Training Center – EliteVBTC 16 Blue
2. FJ6-AAVBC2-OV18Advancement Academy Volleyball Club – 16 Shamrock Girls
4. FJ6-GCBUS1-OV37Greater Columbus Volleyball Club – 16Silver
 Pool B Court 10
 team coderankteam
1. FJ6-IMPCT1-OV19Impact Sports Academy – 16N Camo
2. FJ6-BSVBC1-OV14Black Swamp VBC – 161
3. FJ6-EVBTC1-OV6Elite Volleyball Training Center – EliteVBTC 16 Black
4. FJ6-TOLDV2-OV35Toledo Dynamic Volleyball – 16 ELITE-Haley
 Pool C Court 11
 team coderankteam
1. FJ6-NOVAJ1-OV9NOVA Juniors – 16s Navy
2. FJ6-TOLDV1-OV16Toledo Dynamic Volleyball – 16 ELITE
3. FJ6-AAVBC1-OV13Advancement Academy Volleyball Club – 16 Green Girls
4. FJ6-SWVBC1-OV15Southwest VBC – Southwest 16N TJ Shouse
 Pool D Court 12
 team coderankteam
1. FJ6-CVBCO2-OV30Cleveland Volleyball Company – 16 BLUE
2. FJ6-EVBTC3-OV26Elite Volleyball Training Center – EliteVBTC 16 National
3. FJ6-NSVBC1-OV31NorthShore VBC – Rice
4. FJ6-NOVAJ2-OV22NOVA Juniors – 16s Gold

Girls' 17 National: 4 pools (filled, with 2 teams on the waiting list)

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

 Pool A Court 5
 team coderankteam
1. n/aRenaissance 17 Black FJ7RENAS1KE
2. n/aFJ7COLUM1CH OCTANE Panther 17 (not yet registered)
3. FJ7-CVBCO2-OV21Cleveland Volleyball Company – 17 BLUE
4. FJ7-AAVBC2-OV28Advancement Academy Volleyball Club – 17 Shamrock Girls
 Pool B Court 6
 team coderankteam
1. FJ7-SWVBC1-OV12Southwest VBC – Southwest 17N Joe Gonzalez
2. FJ7-MSPRT3-OV25Mintonette Sports – m.73
3. n/aColumbia Eclipse 17-1
4. FJ7-GCBUS1-OV26Greater Columbus Volleyball Club – 17Silver
 Pool C Court 7
 team coderankteam
1. FJ7-TOLDV1-OV17Toledo Dynamic Volleyball – 17 ELITE
2. FJ7-EVBTC1-OV7Elite Volleyball Training Center – EliteVBTC 17 Black
3. FJ7-MSPRT2-OV10Mintonette Sports – m.72
 Pool D Court 8
 team coderankteam
1. FJ7-NOVAJ1-OV13NOVA Juniors – 17s Navy
2. FJ7-AAVBC1-OV6Advancement Academy Volleyball Club – 17 Green Girls
3. FJ7-EVBTC2-OV18Elite Volleyball Training Center – EliteVBTC 17 Blue
4. FJ7-TOLDV2-OV23Toledo Dynamic Volleyball – 17 ELITE-Mcghee

Girls' 18 National: 4 pools (filled, with 6 teams on the waiting list)

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

 Pool A Court 1
 team coderankteam
1. FJ8-EVBTC1-OV7Elite Volleyball Training Center – EliteVBTC 18 William
2. FJ8-NSVBC1-OV19NorthShore VBC – Wood
3. FJ8-AAVBC1-OV12Advancement Academy Volleyball Club – 18 Green Girls
 Pool B Court 2
 team coderankteam
1. FJ8-CVBCO1-OV4Cleveland Volleyball Company – 18 BLACK
2. FJ8-ECLVJ2-OV23Eastside Cleveland Juniors – 18 Sky
3. n/aTeamD 18-Red (FJ8TEAMD1LK
4. FJ8-NOVAJ1-OV26NOVA Juniors – 18s Navy
 Pool C Court 3
 team coderankteam
1. n/aUnified 18-1
2. FJ8-SWVBC1-OV9Southwest VBC – Southwest 18N TR Harker
3. FJ8-CVBCO2-OV18Cleveland Volleyball Company – 18 BLUE
4. FJ8-TOLDV1-OV24Toledo Dynamic Volleyball – 18 ELITE
 Pool D Court 4
 team coderankteam
1. FJ8-EVBTC2-OV13Elite Volleyball Training Center – EliteVBTC 18 Kalisha
2. FJ8-ECLVJ1-OV16Eastside Cleveland Juniors – 18 Elite
3. n/aTeamD 18-White. FJ8TEAMD2LK
4. FJ8-PATVB1-OV20Patriot Volleyball Club – 18 Revolution

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