Sanctioned: 2021-10-09

Tournament/Site Director

LeAnn Johnson
leann.byer28@gmail.com

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Team Entry Fee

$225

Club Directors: Make entry fee check payable to:

EPIC VOLLEYBALL

Spectator Admission Fee

$ 2.00/day (19 years of age or older)19 years of age
or older

Date

January 23, 2022

Location

Address

ErieBank Sports Park
8159 Oliver Road
Erie, PA 16509

Tournament Information

EPIC Volleyball Club Tournament

 

Cost - $225

 

PAYMENT

Please Make Check/Money Orders payable to:

EPIC Volleyball Club

10945 Greenlee Road Waterford, PA  16441

 

Please include your team(s) OVR number and tournament date(s) with your payment. 

 

Please Contact LeAnn Johnson at leann.byer28@gmail.com with questions.

 

ADMISSION

Admission into the facility will be $2 and anyone under the age of 18 is free.

 

FORMAT

Door opens at 7:00am. There will be a mandatory coach meeting at 7:40am on court 3. Officials are required to be present. Play starts at 8:00am.  

 

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. Teams may request the referee to tell them when to serve, usually one minute.

 

[Team in () refs] 

Match 1 1 vs. 3 (2) 

Match 2 2 vs. 4 (1) 

Match 3 1 vs. 4 (3) 

Match 4 2 vs. 3 (1) 

Match 5 3 vs. 4 (2) 

Match 6 1 vs. 2 (4) 

 

Teams will officiate according to the above schedule for pool play.

 

All teams advance to playoffs. All teams must be ranked within their pools based on match percentage first. All first-place and second-place teams to the Gold playoffs. All third-place teams and fourth-place teams to silver playoffs. Playoff positions on the tournament brackets will be based on pool finish to avoid teams from the same pool playing each other in the first round. Prizes will be awarded to 1st place in Gold.

 

Coaches and players who are not complete with their registration will not be permitted to participate in OVR Sanctioned events.  

 

TIE-BREAKING

Since all teams advance to playoffs, ties will not be decided by playing a set.

1. If 2 teams from the same pool are tied, their head-to-head match determines the 

order of finish.

2. If 3 teams from the same pool are tied after match and set % and point differential have been calculated, a coin flip will determine their order of finish.

 

WARM-UPS

Only USAV members may be in the playing area to assist with warm-ups. Teams must provide warm up volleyballs.

 

Prior to each team's first match of the day, juniors’ boys'/girls' mandatory warm-ups are to consist of 15 minutes (7 minutes shared, no hitting across net), 4 minutes serving team, 4 minutes receiving team. After each team's first match, the mandatory warm-up time between all matches will be 10 minutes, consisting of 2 minutes of shared ball handling on-court, 4 minutes full-court for the serving team, and 4 minutes full-court for the receiving team.

 

During each team's full-court warm-up segment, the opposing team must be in their bench area and not interfere with the team using the court. However, for purposes of risk management, the off team could offer to help with retrieving balls when the on team is hitting provided the "on-team" coach agrees.

 

Teams that wish to practice serving during the warm-ups may ask to be informed when they have one minute (or more/less) remaining in their 4-minute period. Shared serving between the two teams is not permitted.

 

This applies to all matches. The time between sets is 3 minutes. Teams may warm up with balls on their respective courts or free zone during the 3-minute set intervals. Spiking at the net is not permitted. Balls may not be used for warm-ups during time-outs. 

 

CONCESSIONS

A concession stand with a variety of foods is available at the tournament site. NO OUTSIDE FOOD IS ALLOWED. - Individual portions are allowed in a player's bag.  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. This means NO TEAM BUFFETS.   

 

SEATING

There will be at least 1 set of bleachers at each court of play as well as a designated area for folding chairs.

 

Team/Tournament Cancellation: A team canceling after the entry deadline, 14 days prior to the tournament date, will forfeit its entry fee. A team canceling prior to the entry deadline does not forfeit its full entry fee if a replacement is found. A team canceling from this tournament to enter a different tournament will forfeit its entry fee.

 

HOTEL

 

A block of rooms have been reserved at the Wyngate by Wyndham at 8060 Old Oliver Road Erie, PA  16509. The nightly rate is $105 and includes a hot breakfast that follows COVID guidelines. The booking link below is valid until 14 days before the night of stay. 

 

https://www.wyndhamhotels.com/wingate/erie-pennsylvania/wingate-by-wyndham-erie/rooms-rates?&checkInDate=01/23/2022&checkOutDate=01/24/2022&groupCode=cgepbo

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.


Boys' 16 and Under: 2 pools (filled)

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

 team coderankteam
1. n/aNFVB 15 Silver 
2. n/aNFVB 16 Silver 
3. n/aNFVB 16 Bronze 
4. n/aTool City Black 
5. n/aTool City FLB 
6. n/aExile 
7. n/aExile 
8. n/aExile 

Boys' 18 and Under: 2 pools (filled)

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

 team coderankteam
1. n/aFVC 17U 
2. n/aExile 17s 
3. n/aExile 18s 
4. n/aExile 18s 
5. n/aNFVB 18 Silver 
6. n/aNFVB 17 Silver 
7. n/aTool City Black 
8. n/aTool City Navy 

Officials [Hired officials: sign in for more information]

The officials' assigner for this event is LeAnn Johnson (leann.byer28@gmail.com, 814‑341‑0975 /m).

6 officials are still required for this event.

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

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