Tournament/Site Director

Al Herbert

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Entry Fee


Club Directors: Make entry fee check payable to:

Ohio Valley Region


February 16, 2019

End Date

February 17, 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

Dayton Juniors - OVR Presidents' Cup



Spectator chairs a NOT provided for this event.  Please bring your own folding chair.


Complete Playing Schedule in AES


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Coaches Handout 17A

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Coaches Handout 16A

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Coaches Handout 15A

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University Athelte List of College Coaches Attending

Hotel Information

Hotel Reservations

Required Hotel Information Form

College Showcase

Court Layout

The process is attendees will place reservations through the Passkey link I will send you. For rooms of 10 or more we ask that they send an email to I will check the inventory for what best fits their request and respond with their hotel choices. Once they confirmed their choice, I will create the room block and send the link for them to place their reservations, again giving them until December 17 at 5pm. All reservations, modifications, and cancellations will be processed through Passkey, the cut off date is January 18th. This is when the hotels will tell us if we can keep accepting reservations or only accept modifications and cancellations for their property. The Passkey Site will remain open until 5 pm on January 31, 2019. HOTEL CANCELLATION: Reservations may be changed or cancelled until 3 business days prior to arrival without penalty. Changes, including shortened stays, and/or cancellations received after 3 business days prior to arrival will assess a one night’s room and tax penalty.


University Athelete 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.


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


Waiting Lists:



FJ6-AAVBC3-OV A2 16 Emerald
FJ6-AAVBC4-OV A2 16 Jade  ??
FJ6-ESVC11-OV Eastside VBC
FJ6-MSPRT?-OV Mintonette Sports
FJ6-MSPRT?-OV Mintonette Sports
FJ6-CEAST2-OV Cincy East
Niagara Frontier
FJ6-CINVA3-OV Cincy VB Academy
FJ6-VOLFX2-WE VolleyFX 16
FJ6ROGUE1OV Rogue VB 16-Purple
FJ6OTVC91CA Oakville Thunder 16U
FJ6SLCRE2GW Crossfire G161 ST

FJ5-XCELV1-OV Xcel Burton 15A
FJ5-AAVBC4-OV A2 15 Jade
FJ5-AAVBC5-OV A2 15 Lime
FJ5-MSPRT?-OV Mintonette Sports
FJ5-MSPRT?-OV Mintonette Sports
FJ5-CEAST2-OV Cincy East
Niagara Frontier
FJ5-CINVA3-OV Cincy VB Academy
FJ5-VOLFX2-WE VolleyFX 15 Summon
FJ5ROGUE1OV Rogue VB 15-Purple
FJ5BLCSH1PR Crush 15-1

Hotel Information

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.

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

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.

Entry fee is $475 per team. 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

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

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


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 American: 12 pools (filled, with 16 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 34
 team coderankteam
1. FJ5-DJVBC1-OV78Dayton Jrs. – 15 Blue
2. FJ5-EVBTC3-OV61Elite Volleyball Training Center – EliteVBTC 15 Pink
3. n/aNKYVC Thunder FJ5-NKYVC4-PR
 Pool B Court 35
 team coderankteam
1. FJ5-BKEYE1-OV2Buckeye VBC – Buckeye 15A Red
2. FJ5-BFIRE1-OV31Buckeyefire – Retrofire 15A - McKnight
3. FJ5-CVBCO4-OV76Cleveland Volleyball Company – 15 RED
 Pool C Court 36
 team coderankteam
1. FJ5-ACAVC3-OV12Academy Volleyball Cleveland – AVC ROX 15E Liz
2. FJ5-FORCE2-OV45Force Volleyball Club – Force Beachwood-Sammi
3. FJ5-BKEYE2-OV18Buckeye VBC – Buckeye 15A Black
 Pool D Court 37
 team coderankteam
1. FJ5-OPREM2-OV41Ohio Premier Volleyball Club – 15 Kuhlman
2. n/aHVVC 15 Blue
3. FJ5-FORCE1-OV48Force Volleyball Club – Force Ohio-Royer
 Pool E Court 38
 team coderankteam
1. FJ5-GCVCO1-OV1Glass City Volleyball Company – Glass City 15 Elite
2. FJ5-TOLVC3-OV64Toledo Volleyball Club – 15-American
3. FJ5-CVBCO5-OV73Cleveland Volleyball Company – 15 PURPLE
 Pool F Court 39
 team coderankteam
1. FJ5-UTBCV1-OV7Utopia Beach Volleyball – 15 Elite Raimondo
2. FJ5-ECLVJ2-OV21Eastside Cleveland Juniors – 15 Sky
3. FJ4-SWVBC2-OV35 [14A]Southwest VBC – Southwest 14E Lannan D.
 Pool G Court 40
 team coderankteam
1. FJ5-SPIRT1-OV36Spirit VBC – Spirit 15 black
2. FJ5-BSVBC2-OV37Black Swamp VBC – 152
3. FJ5-NOVAJ2-OV17NOVA Juniors – 15s Gold
 Pool H Court 41
 team coderankteam
2. FJ5-CCRSH1-OV3Cincy Crush Volleyball Club – 15 Orange
3. FJ5-SPIRT3-OV69Spirit VBC – Spirit 15 ORANGE
 Pool I Court 42
 team coderankteam
1. FJ4-SWVBC1-OV3 [14A]Southwest VBC – Southwest 14E Ally Lewandowski Reiter
2. n/aSouth County Teal
3. FJ5-DJVBC2-OV87Dayton Jrs. – 15 Gold
 Pool J Court 43
 team coderankteam
1. n/aNKYVC Typhoon FJ5-NKYVC3-PR
2. FJ5-BFIRE2-OV39Buckeyefire – Dragonfire 15A - Smerglia
3. FJ5-CXTRM2-OV62Club Extreme – CEV 15A DIAMOND
 Pool K Court 44
 team coderankteam
1. FJ5-BKEYE3-OV22Buckeye VBC – Buckeye 15A Scarlet
2. FJ5-BDLJV1-OV20Borderline Jr Volleyball – 15 Hawks
3. FJ5-COLVP1-OV70Columbus Volleyball Academy-Pickerington – 15 Navy
 Pool L Court 45
 team coderankteam
2. FJ5-ESVBC1-OV63Elite Sports Ohio Volleyball Company – 15 Premier
3. FJ5-FFORC1-OV47Full Force VBC – 15 Full Force

Girls' 16 American: 12 pools (filled, with 11 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 18
 team coderankteam
1. n/aNKYVC Typhoon FJ6-NKYVC3-PR
2. FJ6-CVBCO4-OV25Cleveland Volleyball Company – 16 PURPLE
3. FJ6-HAWKV1-OV57Hawks VBC – 16A Haas
 Pool B Court 19
 team coderankteam
1. FJ6-UTBCV1-OV4Utopia Beach Volleyball – 16 Elite Schultz
2. n/aNiagara Frontier Red FJ5-FRONT2-WE
3. n/aHVVC 16 Blue
 Pool C Court 20
 team coderankteam
1. FJ6-SWVBC2-OV1Southwest VBC – Southwest 16E Amy Paulozzi Rubino
2. FJ6-COLVP1-OV28Columbus Volleyball Academy-Pickerington – 16 Navy
3. FJ6-CAVS11-OV46Club Ashtabula Volleyball – 16 Zeitler
 Pool D Court 21
 team coderankteam
1. FJ6-BFIRE1-OV6Buckeyefire – Maxfire 16A - Vasko
2. FJ6-ESVBC2-OV58Elite Sports Ohio Volleyball Company – 16 Premier
3. n/aNKYVC Thunder FJ6-NKYVC4-PR
 Pool E Court 22
 team coderankteam
2. FJ6-BDLJV1-OV52Borderline Jr Volleyball – 16 Hawks
3. FJ6-NOVAJ3-OV8NOVA Juniors – 16s Maroon
 Pool F Court 23
 team coderankteam
1. FJ6-XCELV1-OV11Xcel Volleyball Club – Xcel 16 Alpha
2. FJ6-BSVBC2-OV55Black Swamp VBC – 162
3. FJ6-HAWKV2-OV64Hawks VBC – 16A M Haas
 Pool G Court 24
 team coderankteam
1. FJ6-GCVCO1-OV2Glass City Volleyball Company – Glass City 16 Elite
2. FJ6-FORCE1-OV16Force Volleyball Club – Force Ohio-Shayla
3. FJ6-BKEYE1-OV26Buckeye VBC – Buckeye 16A Red
 Pool H Court 25
 team coderankteam
2. FJ6-SWVBC3-OV19Southwest VBC – Southwest 16E Deb Hall
3. FJ6-CXTRM1-OV47Club Extreme – CEV 16A SAPPHIRE
 Pool I Court 26
 team coderankteam
2. FJ6-OPREM2-OV23Ohio Premier Volleyball Club – 16 Henkenberns
3. FJ6-DJVBC2-OV72Dayton Jrs. – 16 Gold
 Pool J Court 27
 team coderankteam
1. FJ6-ACAVC3-OV9Academy Volleyball Cleveland – AVC ROX 16E Sara
2. FJ6-BKEYE2-OV61Buckeye VBC – Buckeye 16A Black
3. FJ6-BFIRE2-OV33Buckeyefire – Crossfire 16A - Smoleny
 Pool K Court 28
 team coderankteam
1. FJ6-CVBCO3-OV5Cleveland Volleyball Company – 16 RED
3. FJ6-BKEYE3-OV66Buckeye VBC – Buckeye 16A Scarlet
 Pool L Court 29
 team coderankteam
1. FJ6-ESVBC1-OV3Elite Sports Ohio Volleyball Company – 16 Elite
2. FJ6-CCRSH1-OV12Cincy Crush Volleyball Club – 16 Orange
3. FJ6-IGNIT2-OV60IGNITE – 16 Red

Girls' 17 American: 11 pools (filled)

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

 Pool A Court 7
 team coderankteam
1. FJ7-SWVBC2-OV1Southwest VBC – Southwest 17E Stephanie Annes
2. n/aSouth County White
3. FJ7-AAVBC3-OV41Advancement Academy Volleyball Club – 17 Emerald Girls
 Pool B Court 8
 team coderankteam
1. FJ7-ACAVC3-OV2Academy Volleyball Cleveland – AVC ROX 17E Kim
2. FJ7-CVBCO3-OV34Cleveland Volleyball Company – 17 RED
3. FJ7-NSVBC1-OV12NorthShore VBC – Red
 Pool C Court 9
 team coderankteam
1. FJ7-UTBCV1-OV5Utopia Beach Volleyball – Elite 17 Rowell
2. n/aNKYVC Thunder FJ7-NKYVC3-PR
3. n/aHVVC 17 Blue
 Pool D Court 10
 team coderankteam
1. FJ7-BFIRE1-OV7Buckeyefire – 17A Rapidfire - Spiker
2. FJ7-GCVCO1-OV6Glass City Volleyball Company – Glass City 17 Elite
3. FJ7-GCINC1-OV40Greater Cincinnati Volleyball Club – 17-White
 Pool E Court 11
 team coderankteam
1. FJ7-BSVBC2-OV4Black Swamp VBC – 172
2. FJ7-BKEYE3-OV17Buckeye VBC – Buckeye 17A Scarlet
 Pool F Court 12
 team coderankteam
1. FJ7-DJVBC1-OV26Dayton Jrs. – 17 Blue
2. FJ7-BFIRE2-OV14Buckeyefire – 17A Redfire - Roberts
3. FJ7-CCRSH1-OV18Cincy Crush Volleyball Club – 17 Orange
 Pool G Court 13
 team coderankteam
1. FJ7-MSPRT5-OV20Mintonette Sports – Kokosing Sports k.72
2. FJ7-EVBTC3-OV22Elite Volleyball Training Center – EliteVBTC 17 Pink
3. FJ7-SWVBC3-OV28Southwest VBC – Southwest 17E Jordan Kolarik
 Pool H Court 14
 team coderankteam
1. FJ7-MSPRT4-OV11Mintonette Sports – Kokosing Sports k.71
3. FJ7-BKEYE1-OV31Buckeye VBC – Buckeye 17A Red
 Pool I Court 15
 team coderankteam
1. n/aSouth County Teal
2. FJ7-ESVBC1-OV38Elite Sports Ohio Volleyball Company – 17 Premier
3. FJ7-LONEL1-OV39London Elite – 17 American
 Pool J Court 16
 team coderankteam
1. FJ7-FORCE1-OV15Force Volleyball Club – Force Ohio-Sanders
2. FJ7-BKEYE2-OV21Buckeye VBC – Buckeye 17A Black
3. n/aBuffalo VBA FJ7-BUFAC1-WE
 Pool K Court 17
 team coderankteam
1. FJ7-COLVP1-OV19Columbus Volleyball Academy-Pickerington – 17 Navy
2. n/aLegacy Black FJ7-LEGVC2-PR
3. FJ7-MAVRK2-OV27Maverick Volleyball Club – 17 Baran

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