Tournament/Site Director

Al Herbert
herbert@uakron.edu

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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

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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

17 American Waiting List:
HVVC 17 Blue

16 American Waiting List:
FJ6-NEOVC1-OV  NEOVC
FJ6-EVBTC4-OV Elite VBTC 16 Pink
FJ6-CCRSH1-OV  Cincy Crush 16 Orange
FJ6-CVBCO?-OV  CVC 16 Red
FJ6-CVBCO?-OV  CVC 16 Purple
FJ6-MSPRT4-OV  Mintonette Sports m.64
FJ6-CEAST2-OV Cincy East VBC
FJ6-CEAST3-OV  Cincy East VBC
FJ6-ZEROG1-OV  Zero Gravity VBC
FJ6-UTBVC1-OV  Utopia Beach
Kokosing Sports k.61
FJ6-NOVAJ2-OV  NOVA Jrs
HVVC 16 Blue

 

15 American Waiting List:
FJ5-OPREM3-OV  Ohio Premier 15-3 American
FJ5-EVBTC3-OV  Elite VBTC Pink
FJ5-BKEYE1-OV  Buckeye VBC
FJ5-BKEYE2-OV  Buckeye VBC
FJ5-BKEYE3-OV  Buckeye VBC
FJ5-FORCE1-OV  Force VBC
FJ5-NEOVC1-OV  NEOVC
FJ5-CCRSH2-OV  Cincy Crush 15 Black
FJ5-CVBCO?-OV  CVC 15 Red
FJ5-CVBCO?-OV  CVC 15 Purple
FJ5-CVBCO?-OV  CVC 15 Orange
FJ5-MSPRT4-OV  Mintonette Sports m.54
FJ5-CEAST2-OV  Cincy East VBC
FJ5-TOLVC3-OV  TVC 15-3
FJ5-UTBVC1-OV  Utopia Beach
Kokosing Sports k.51
FJ5-NOVAJ2-OV  NOVA Nrs

 

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

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. https://www.ovr.org/forms/OVR_Tournament_Entry_Form.pdf

 

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 American: 8 pools (filled, with 18 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-BDLJV1-OV (not yet registered)
2. n/aFJ5-PRIME2-OV (not yet registered)
3. n/aFJ5-SWVBC2-OV (not yet registered)
4. n/aFJ5-IGNIT1-OV (not yet registered)
5. n/aFJ5-CAVS11-OV (not yet registered)
6. n/aFJ5-MAQVB1-OV (not yet registered)
7. n/aFJ5-CLIPP1-OV (not yet registered)
8. n/aFJ5-CLIPP2-OV (not yet registered)
9. n/aBuckeyefire
10. n/aBuckeyefire
11. n/aFJ5-ESVC12-OV (not yet registered)
12. n/aFJ5-DJVBC1-OV (not yet registered)
13. n/aFJ5-DJVBC2-OV (not yet registered)
14. n/aNKYVC 15-4 Thunder (FJ5NKYC4PR)
15. n/aSC Bandits 15U Teal
16. n/aSC Bandits 14U Teal
17. n/aFJ5-XCELV1-OV (not yet registered)
18. n/aFJ5-LONEL1-OV (not yet registered)
19. n/aFJ5-AAVBC3-OV (not yet registered)
20. n/aFJ5-AAVBC4-OV (not yet registered)
21. n/aFJ5-ESVBC1-OV (not yet registered)
22. n/aFJ5-ESVBC2-OV (not yet registered)
23. n/aFJ5-MAVRK3-OV (not yet registered)
24. n/aFJ5-ESVC11-OV (not yet registered)

Girls' 16 American: 8 pools (filled, with 13 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/aFJ6-BDLJV1-OV (not yet registered)
2. n/aFJ6-PRIME2-OV (not yet registered)
3. n/aFJ6-SWVBC2-OV (not yet registered)
4. n/aFJ6-IGNIT1-OV (not yet registered)
5. n/aFJ6-IGNIT2-OV (not yet registered)
6. n/aFJ6-CAVS11-OV (not yet registered)
7. n/aFJ6-CLIPP1-OV (not yet registered)
8. n/aBuckeyefire
9. n/aBuckeyefire
10. n/aFJ6-FORCE1-OV (not yet registered)
11. n/aFJ6-DJVBC1-OV (not yet registered)
12. n/aFJ6-XPLOS1-OV (not yet registered)
13. n/aNKYVC 16-4 Thunder (FJ6NKYVC4PR)
14. n/aFJ6-XCELV1-OV (not yet registered)
15. n/aFJ6-AAVBC3-OV (not yet registered)
16. n/aFJ6-AAVBC4-OV (not yet registered)
17. n/aFJ6-ESVBC1-OV (not yet registered)
18. n/aFJ6-ESVBC2-OV (not yet registered)
19. n/aFJ6-ESVC11-OV (not yet registered)
20. n/aFJ5-EVBTC3-OV (not yet registered)
21. n/aFJ6-MAVRK4-OV (not yet registered)
22. n/aFJ6-BKEYE1-OV (not yet registered)
23. n/aFJ6-BKEYE2-OV (not yet registered)
24. n/aFJ6-BKEYE3-OV (not yet registered)

Girls' 17 American: 8 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/aFJ7-BDLJV1-OV (not yet registered)
2. n/aFJ7-SWVBC2-OV (not yet registered)
3. n/aFJ7-SWVBC3-OV (not yet registered)
4. n/aFJ7-CAVS12-OV (not yet registered)
5. n/aBuckeyefire
6. n/aBuckeyefire
7. n/aFJ7-UTBVC1-OV (not yet registered)
8. n/aFJ7-DJVBC1-OV (not yet registered)
9. n/aSC Bandits 17U Teal
10. n/aFJ7-NOVAJ3-OV (not yet registered)
11. n/aFJ7-XCELV1-OV (not yet registered)
12. n/aFJ7-AAVBC3-OV (not yet registered)
13. n/aFJ7-ESVBC1-OV (not yet registered)
14. n/aFJ7-ESVC11-OV (not yet registered)
15. n/aFJ7-OPREM2-OV (not yet registered)
16. n/aFJ7-BKEYE1-OV (not yet registered)
17. n/aFJ7-BKEYE2-OV (not yet registered)
18. n/aFJ7-FORCE1-OV (not yet registered)
19. n/aElite 16 Pink
20. n/aFJ7-SPIRT1-OV (not yet registered)
21. n/aFJ7-CVBCO3-OV (not yet registered)
22. n/aFJ7-CVBCO4-OV (not yet registered)
23. n/aFJ7-CEAST1-OV (not yet registered)
24. n/aKokosing Sports k.71

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.