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


AES Xpress Phone App


Coaches Handout 17R

Flowchart 17R


Coaches Handout 16R

Flowchart 16R


Coaches Handout 15R

Flowchart 15R


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 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.


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


17 Regional Waiting List:

FJ7-MSPRT?-OV  Mintonette Sports
  Glass City
FJ7PKPER2MI  Peak 17-Chad


16 Regional Waiting List:

15 Regional Waiting List:


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 Regional: 9 pools (filled)

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

 Pool A Court 37
 team coderankteam
1. FJ5-BKEYE4-OV2Buckeye VBC – Buckeye 15 Red Elite
2. FJ5-GCVCO3-OV75Glass City Volleyball Company – Glass City 15 Lime
3. FJ5-MSPRT7-OV179Mintonette Sports – Kokosing Sports k.52
 Pool B Court 38
 team coderankteam
1. FJ5-PUTVC1-OV21Putnam VBC – Inferno
2. FJ5-NOVAJ4-OV58NOVA Juniors – 15s White
3. FJ5-DJVBC3-OV158Dayton Jrs. – 15 White
 Pool C Court 39
 team coderankteam
1. FJ5-MSPRT6-OV93Mintonette Sports – m.55
2. FJ5-GCVCO2-OV9Glass City Volleyball Company – Glass City 15 Black
3. FJ5-BKEYE5-OV94Buckeye VBC – Buckeye 15 Black Elite
 Pool D Court 40
 team coderankteam
1. FJ5-EVBTC4-OV60Elite Volleyball Training Center – EliteVBTC 15 White
2. n/aWestmoreland Elite
3. FJ5-SPIRT4-OV159Spirit VBC – Spirit 15 RED
 Pool E Court 41
 team coderankteam
1. FJ5-GCINC1-OV25Greater Cincinnati Volleyball Club – 15 White
2. FJ5-LONEL3-OV78London Elite – 15 Winter
3. FJ5-KOKOR1-OV80Kokoro Jrs – Kokoro 15- Teal
 Pool F Court 42
 team coderankteam
1. FJ5-CCRSH2-OV7Cincy Crush Volleyball Club – 15 Black
2. FJ5-SPIRT2-OV38Spirit VBC – Spirit 15 Blue
3. FJ5-ROGUE2-OV166Rogue Volleyball – Rogue 15 White
 Pool G Court 43
 team coderankteam
1. FJ5-MRAGE1-OV1Mountain RAGE Volleyball Club – ICE 15R
2. n/aPitt United 15 Red
3. FJ5-HSHOT1-OV19Hot Shots – 15 Black
 Pool H Court 44
 team coderankteam
1. FJ5-BSVBC3-OV28Black Swamp VBC – 153
2. FJ5-CCRSH3-OV5Cincy Crush Volleyball Club – 15 Gray
3. FJ5-DJVBC4-OV147Dayton Jrs. – 15 Black
 Pool I Court 45
 team coderankteam
1. n/aSouth County Black
2. FJ5-BKEYE6-OV13Buckeye VBC – Buckeye 15 Silver Elite
3. FJ5-GCVCO4-OV155Glass City Volleyball Company – Glass City 15 Gray

Girls' 16 Regional: 8 pools (filled)

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

 Pool A Court 26
 team coderankteam
1. n/aKY Synergy
2. FJ6-ROGUE2-OV103Rogue Volleyball – Rogue 16 White
3. n/aDecatur Force FJ6-DFORC1-HO
 Pool B Court 27
 team coderankteam
1. n/aNiagara frontier 16 Regional
2. n/aSouth County Black
3. FJ6-ARSEN1-OV75Arsenal Volleyball Club – Arsenal 16U
 Pool C Court 28
 team coderankteam
1. FJ6-TWOGV1-OV92 Girls Volleyball – TEAL
2. FJ6-GCINC1-OV99Greater Cincinnati Volleyball Club – 16-White
3. FJ6-SPIRT4-OV86Spirit VBC – Spirit 16 RED
 Pool D Court 29
 team coderankteam
1. FJ6-PUTVC1-OV4Putnam VBC – Fire
2. FJ6-MIAMI2-OV76Miami Valley Phoenix – 16-BLAZE
3. FJ6-DJVBC3-OV127Dayton Jrs. – 16 White
 Pool E Court 30
 team coderankteam
1. n/aWestmoreland Elite
2. FJ6-GCVCO3-OV8Glass City Volleyball Company – Glass City 16 Adrian
3. FJ6-LEGAC1-OV143Legacy Elite VBC – 16 Elite
 Pool F Court 31
 team coderankteam
1. FJ6-BSVBC3-OV10Black Swamp VBC – 163
2. FJ6-CCRSH2-OV11Cincy Crush Volleyball Club – 16 Black
3. FJ6-TWOGV2-OV1542 Girls Volleyball – TURQUOISE
 Pool G Court 32
 team coderankteam
1. n/aPitt United 16 Red
2. FJ6-GCVCO4-OV126Glass City Volleyball Company – Glass City 16 Jackson
3. FJ5-AAVBC6-OV107 [15R]Advancement Academy Volleyball Club – 15 Kelly Girls
 Pool H Court 19
 team coderankteam
1. FJ6-BKEYE4-OV67Buckeye VBC – Buckeye 16 Red Elite
2. FJ6-MRAGE1-OV7Mountain RAGE Volleyball Club – RENEGADES 16R
3. n/aTwo team pool 3 out of 5 set match

Girls' 17 Regional: 7 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]

 Pool A Court 13
 team coderankteam
1. n/aPitt United 17 Red
2. n/aNiagara Frontier
3. FJ7-GCINC2-OV73Greater Cincinnati Volleyball Club – 17-Green
 Pool B Court 14
 team coderankteam
1. n/aDecatur Force Royal FJ7-DFORC1-HO
2. FJ7-BKEYE4-OV88Buckeye VBC – Buckeye 17 Red Elite
3. FJ7-GCVCO4-OV101Glass City Volleyball Company – Glass City 17/16 Early Bird
 Pool C Court 15
 team coderankteam
1. n/aWestmoreland Elite
2. FJ7-GCVCO3-OV30Glass City Volleyball Company – Glass City 17 White/Wobrock
3. FJ7-LEGAC1-OV65Legacy Elite VBC – 17 Elite
 Pool D Court 16
 team coderankteam
1. FJ7-KOKOR1-OV7Kokoro Jrs – Kokoro 17- Teal
2. n/aSouth County Black
3. FJ7-MRAGE1-OV14Mountain RAGE Volleyball Club – SANDSTORM 17R
 Pool E Court 17
 team coderankteam
1. FJ7-DJVBC2-OV59Dayton Jrs. – 17 Gold
2. FJ7-TWOGV2-OV812 Girls Volleyball – GREY
3. FJ7-KOKOR2-OV66Kokoro Jrs – Kokoro 17-Blue
 Pool F Court 18
 team coderankteam
1. FJ7-BDLJV1-OV44Borderline Jr Volleyball – 17 Hawks
2. FJ7-PUTVC1-OV19Putnam VBC – Heat
3. FJ7-ROGUE1-OV120Rogue Volleyball – Rogue 17 Purple
 Pool G Court 19
 team coderankteam
1. FJ7-TSJVC1-OV58Toledo SJVC – 17 Thunder
2. FJ7-BSVBC3-OV22Black Swamp VBC – 173
3. n/aTwo Team pool 3 out of 5 Set Match

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

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