Tournament/Site Director

Al Herbert
herbert@uakron.edu

[OVR officials, club directors, assistant directors, coaches, and staff: log in for complete contact information.]

Entry Fee

$475

Club Directors: Make entry fee check payable to:

Ohio Valley Region

Date

February 15, 2020

End Date

February 16, 2020

Location

Address

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

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

 

 

18U Waiting List
FJ8-OVVBA1-OV  OVVA
FJ8-UTBCV1-OV  Utopia Beach 18s
FJ8-CATZV1-OV  CATZ VBC
FJ8-AAVBC2-OV  A2 18 Shamrock

Redline Renegades U18

 


17 National Waiting List:
FJ7-NOVAJ2-OV  NOVA Jrs
Titans Volleyball Association
FCVC 17s
FJ7-ALETA1-OV Aleta ACES

16 National Waiting List:
FJ6-NAVBA1-OV  The National Volleyball Academy

 

15 National Waiting List:
FJ5-NOVAJ1-OV  NOVA Jrs
FJ5-SPIRT1-OV  Spirit VBC

 

Coaches need to check in at Championship Desk on Friday evening between 6 pm and 9 pm or Saturday morning starting at 7 am. You will verify your roster and pick up your tournament packet. The packet will include all of the pools and the playoff bracket information. Please complete and bring with you to check-in a copy of this hotel rooming List. This will help us track the hotel usage.

Please remind your parents to bring their own folding chairs.

How teams finish in each pool is per USAV Tournament Rules, (head to head, matches winning %, sets winning %, point %). If tie is not resolved, tie breaking rules will be revisited again using only the results between the tied teams.

POOL PLAY FORMAT
Match 1: 1 vs 3 (2 ref)
Match 2: 2 vs 3 (1 ref)
Match 3: 1 vs 2 (3 ref)

Note: After pool play is completed, 1st and 2nd place teams from the second pools advance to challenge matches or pools on Sunday morning starting at 8:00 AM. The 3rd place teams advance to at least two more matches on Sunday.

Coaches need to check in at Championship Desk on Friday evening between 6 pm and 9 pm or Saturday morning starting at 7 am. You will verify your roster and pick up your tournament packet. The packet will include all of the pools and the playoff bracket information.

Warm-ups will be 7-4-4 for the first match for each team each day. Then they will be 2-4-4 for any subsequent matches in the same day. No ball handling except on the courts.

Wave Schedules:
8 am & 2:30 pm: 18U, 17R, 16N, 16R,15A
11 am & 5:30 pm: 17N, 17A, 16A, 15N, 15R

Entry fee is $475 per team. Make checks payable to: Ohio Valley Region and mail to:

Alan Herbert
4440 Merlin Drive
Uniontown, OH 44685

For additional information, please access the tournament website.

Teams will be in three team pools. Your team is either officiating or playing. There will not be a coaches meeting prior to the start of the tournament. Coaches may pick up their tournament information packets between 6:00-9:00 PM on Friday night, February 15, at the Greater Columbus Convention Center or the next day in the morning before you play.

Doors will open at 7:00 AM on Saturday and Sunday.

Teams will be placed in pools of 3 teams. Teams play best of 3 sets. Any pool reduced to two teams will play best of 5 sets. Teams will have to supply a down official, 2 line judges, an official scorer, a Libero tracker and score flipper for the matches they are required to officiate.

A minimum of 6 matches guaranteed. Awards will be given to 1st through 4th in the Gold Division. Concessions will be available.

The tournament will only be cancelled if there is a level 3 snow emergency in Franklin County, Ohio.

Should you have any questions, please contact Al Herbert at 330-354-5332.

Please see your AES confirmation form for payment information. Please supply your 11 character team codes as soon as you have defined them.

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 NFHS Course

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

 

For non-Ohio Valley Region teams, here is an explanation of our team designations. The OVR teams are divided into three groups:
National - similar to USAV Qualifiers Open and USA Divisions
American - similar to USAV Qualifiers American Division
Regional - teams that typically do not attend qualifiers

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' 15 National: 6 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]

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

 team coderankteam
1. n/aFJ5-PRIME1-OV (not yet registered)
2. n/aFJ5-SWVBC1-OV (not yet registered)
3. n/aFJ5-TOLVC1-OV (not yet registered)
4. n/aNKYVC 15-2 Tide (FJ5NKYVC2PR)
5. n/aNKYVC 15-3 Typhoon (FJ5NKYVC3PR)
6. n/aFJ5-AAVBC2-OV (not yet registered)
7. n/aFJ5-OPREM1-OV (not yet registered)
8. n/aFJ5-OPREM2-OV (not yet registered)
9. n/aFJ5-MAVRK1-OV (not yet registered)
10. n/aNiagara Frontier 15 Navy (FJ5FRONT1WE)
11. n/aFJ5-ECLVJ1-OV (not yet registered)
12. FJ5-CCRSH1-OVn/aCincy Crush Volleyball Club – 15 Orange
13. n/aFJ5-CVBCO2-OV (not yet registered)
14. n/aFJ5-CVBCO3-OV (not yet registered)
15. n/aFJ5-MSPRT2-OV (not yet registered)
16. n/aFJ5-MSPRT3-OV (not yet registered)
17. n/aFJ5-CEAST1-OV (not yet registered)
18. n/aFJ5-ECLVJ2-OV (not yet registered)

Girls' 16 National: 6 pools (filled, with 1 team on the waiting list)

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/aFJ6-PRIME1-OV (not yet registered)
2. n/aFJ6-SWVBC1-OV (not yet registered)
3. n/aPgh Elite 16 Elite - FJ6PHEL1KE
4. n/aFJ6-TOLVC2-OV (not yet registered)
5. n/aNKYVC 16-2 Tide (FJ6NKYVC2PR)
6. n/aNKYVC 16-3 Typhoon (FJ6NKYVC3PR)
7. n/aSC Bandits 16U Teal
8. n/aFJ6-AAVBC2-OV (not yet registered)
9. n/aFJ6-OPREM1-OV (not yet registered)
10. n/aFJ6-OPREM2-OV (not yet registered)
11. FJ6-MAVRK1-OVn/aMaverick Volleyball Club – Maverick 16 Elite-Smack
12. n/aNiagara Frontier 16 Navy (FJ6FRONT1WE)
13. n/aFJ6-CVBCO2-OV (not yet registered)
14. n/aFJ6-CVBCO3-OV (not yet registered)
15. n/aFJ6-MSPRT2-OV (not yet registered)
16. n/aFJ6-MSPRT3-OV (not yet registered)
17. n/aFJ6-NOVAJ1-OV (not yet registered)
18. n/aFJ6-TOLVC1-OV (not yet registered)

Girls' 17 National: 6 pools (filled, with 4 teams on the waiting list)

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/aFJ7-PRIME1-OV (not yet registered)
2. FJ7-SWVBC1-OVn/aSouthwest VBC – 17N TR HARKER
3. n/aFJ7-CAVS11-OV (not yet registered)
4. n/aPgh Elite 17 Elite - FJ7PHEL1KE
5. n/aFJ7-ECLVJ1-OV (not yet registered)
6. n/aNKYVC 17-2 Tide (FJ7NKYVC2PR)
7. n/aNKYVC 17-3 Typhoon (FJ7NKYVC3PR)
8. n/aFJ7-AAVBC2-OV (not yet registered)
9. n/aFJ7-OPREM1-OV (not yet registered)
10. n/aNiagara Frontier 17 Navy (FJ7FRONT1WE)
11. n/aFJ7-CVBCO2-OV (not yet registered)
12. n/aFJ7-MSPRT2-OV (not yet registered)
13. n/aFJ7-MSPRT3-OV (not yet registered)
14. n/aFJ7-EVBTC3-OV (not yet registered)
15. n/aFJ7-CEAST1-OV (not yet registered)
16. n/aFJ7-ACITY1-OV (not yet registered)
17. FJ7-TOLVC1-OVn/aToledo Volleyball Club – 17-Black
18. n/aFJ7-NOVAJ1-OV (not yet registered)

Girls' 18 and Under: 8 pools (filled, with 5 teams on the waiting list)

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/aFJ8-SWVBC1-OV (not yet registered)
2. n/aFJ8-SWVBC2-OV (not yet registered)
3. n/aFJ8-CAVS11-OV (not yet registered)
4. n/aBuckeyefire
5. n/aBuckeyefire
6. n/aKokosing Sports k.81
7. n/aWestmoreland Elite
8. n/aFJ8-DJVBC1-OV (not yet registered)
9. n/aFJ8-GCINC1-OV  (not yet registered)
10. n/aFJ8-ESVBC1-OV (not yet registered)
11. n/aFJ8-SPIRT1-OV (not yet registered)
12. n/aNiagara Frontier 18 Navy (FJ8FRONT1WE)
13. n/aPitt United 18 Red
14. n/aRose City United Volleyball Club
15. n/aFJ8-CCRSH1-OV (not yet registered)
16. n/aFJ7-ALETA1-OV (not yet registered)
17. n/aFJ8-CVBCO2-OV (not yet registered)
18. n/aFJ8-MSPRT2-OV (not yet registered)
19. n/aFJ8-ADREN1-OV (not yet registered)
20. n/aBuffalo VB Academy FJ8-BUFAC1-WE
21. n/aFJ8-MMVBC1-OV (not yet registered)
22. n/aFJ8-MMVBC2-OV (not yet registered)
23. n/aFJ8-NEWAV1-OV (not yet registered)
24. n/aFJ8-ECLVJ1-OV (not yet registered)

Officials [Hired officials: sign in for more information]

The officials' assigner for this event is Brian Hemelgarn (hemelgarn@ovr.org, 419‑410‑2291 /m).

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