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Team Entry Fee
Club Directors: Make entry fee check payable to:
Beaver Valley Premier
2501 Ridge Road Ext. Baden, PA 15005
Spectator Admission Fee
$ 5.00/day (19 years of age or older)19 years of age
January 7, 2024
Ambridge Area HS
909 Duss Ave.
Ambridge, PA 15003
Web page: http://www.ambridge.k12.pa.us/
(From the Ambridge Area School District web site)
Online Check-InThis tournament is using Online Check-In (available 5 days prior to tournament).
Head Coaches must use the Online Check-In.
Use the OVR Login > Continue > My Account > My Team(s)
Go to Tournament Schedule at the bottom of the team page.
Select "Online Check-In"
Make sure your roster/certifications are complete, using link on that page.
If you need to add a player or coach temporarily for this tournament,
print out the Roster for Tournament Check-In and write the additions and
submit to Tournament Director / Site Director when you arrive at the tournament.
Specific tournament details may be distributed
at the tournament, if the Tournament Director feels that it is necessary.
UPDATE: The tournament will be hosted at the Fieldhouse, which is across the parking lot from the high school.
*Entry fee: $235 made payable to Beaver Valley Premier
*Send to: Glenn Freed, 2501 Ridge Road Ext., Baden, PA 15005
*Tournament Location: Ambridge Area High School, 909 Duss Ave, Ambridge, PA 15003
Ample parking is located in between the high school and fieldhouse.
*Doors open at 8:10am; please do not enter earlier. There is no coaches meeting. If there are changes to the online roster, head coaches should turn that into the Tournament Director when s/he arrives. First serve is at 9:00am sharp.
*There are two courts at the high school gym
*There is a spectator fee of $5 for adults (19+ years old).
NOTE: This is an OVR Sanctioned event and all OVR tournament rules will be followed--NO exceptions. Several rules also deal with spectators (food, coolers, seating, etc). So, please pass this information onto your parents.
Awards will be given to the Gold first and second place teams. It is the responsibility of the club director to provide complete and correct rosters prior to the tournament or during the coaches meeting. An up-to-date entry form must be submitted at the coaches meeting, prior to the start of pool play AND signed by the coach. All team entry information should include the following: *club name/team name (e.g. Exemplar VBC 14 Titans) *11-character team code (e.g. M18EXEMP1OV) *team registration number (e.g. OV-B-1234) *registration numbers for all participating players and coaches *uniform numbers for all participating players. Only USAV members may be in the playing area to assist with warm-ups. Prior to each team's first match of the day, the 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 is 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 may help with retrieving balls for the team warming up, provided both teams' coaches agree. 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.
Flash photography is prohibited during play. Use of video recorders and cameras is limited to the team with which the person using the device is directly associated. Use of phones, music players, and other electronic devices (excluding medical devices) by officiating teams is strictly prohibited. If anyone from the support team is found using one of these devices, their team shall give up ten points to their next opponent. If no additional matches are to be played in that tournament, a $50 fine shall be imposed. Please make sure that all of the coaches and players are aware of this rule.
If the tournament location is affected by weather conditions, the tournament may be canceled. The tournament director shall make a timely decision of any change to the tournament's status. All changes will be updated on-line a.s.a.p. and emails will be sent to all of the email addresses (coaches & club directors) that are available to the tournament director.
A coach must be at the scorer’s table if their team is acting as the support team. For pool play and tournament, teams are required to supply the following support officials: one second referee, two line judges, one scorer, one assistant scorer/Libero tracker, and one scoreboard operator.
A penalty of one point per minute, up to 4 points, will be assessed until the work team is complete. If the work team is still incomplete, they will forfeit the first set of their next match. It they do not have any more matches that day, their club will be fined $100. For a work team that fails to report for the entire match, that team forfeits their next scheduled match. If the team does not have a subsequent match at that tournament, an incident report is filed with the OVR commissioner and he team/club will be sanctioned and/or fined by the commissioner.
Possession of phones, musical devices, and other electronic devices (excluding medical devices) is strictly prohibited by support officials. This includes coaches at the scorer’s table. Referees have been instructed to offer a reminder ("warning") the first time a work team uses electronic devices. For any additional occurrence, the support team shall be penalized 10 points in the first set of their next match, awarded to their opponent. This is to be administered by the tournament director.
The use of tobacco products and alcoholic beverages is prohibited in gyms, locker rooms, facilities, etc.
All bench personnel must be IMPACT or CAP certified, SafeSport certified, and also have a current USAV background screening completed.
Volleyballs will not be provided for warm-ups. Please bring your own.
The pursuit rule will not be used on any court.
We are not responsible for lost or stolen items; please secure all valuables and have your items watched at all times.
A concession stand will be available. Please, no outside food or drinks in the building. Coolers are not permitted in the building.
Spectator bleacher seating will be available. Teams will camp in the cafeteria and not in the gym.
A trainer will not be available.
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.
No points shall be awarded for OVR Championships or tournaments following the OVR Championships. [OVR Juniors' Seeding System]
Boys' 18 and Under: 2 pools sod: 0.611
Max. teams: 8, Registered: 8, Accepted: 8, Pending: 0, Waitlist: 0 rank team name status payment n/a Pittsburgh Elite – Pitt Elite 17 E (17U) accepted paid n/a Pittsburgh Elite – Pitt Elite 17 P (17U) accepted paid n/a Pittsburgh Volleyball Club – PVC Sandlot 18-Blue (18U) accepted paid n/a Pittsburgh Volleyball Club – PVC Sandlot 17 (17U) accepted paid n/a Pittsburgh Volleyball Club – PVC Sandlot 16-1 (16U) accepted paid 12 Beaver Valley Premier – BVP 18-2 (18U) accepted paid 10 Exile VBC – Exile 18 Red (18U) accepted paid 4 Exile VBC – Exile 17 Red (17U) accepted paid
Officials [Hired officials: sign in for more information]
The officials' assignor for this event is Glenn Freed (firstname.lastname@example.org, 724‑601‑6854 /h).
All officials needed for this event have already been hired.
- (hired) : Head Official