Tournament Director

Kelly Barzak

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Site Director

Kenneth Nelson

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Entry Fee


Club Directors: Make entry fee check payable to:

Ken Nelson


March 3, 2019



Mercyhurst University
501 E. 38th St.
Erie, PA 16546

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Tournament Information

Thank you for your interest in our tournament at Mercyhurst University on Sunday, March 3, 2019.

There will be 2 courts of G12R, and 2 courts of G16R.

Doors open at 7:30 am. Pool play begins at 8:30 am. Kelly Barzak is the Tournament Director. Ken Nelson will be the site director at the tournament. Ken can be e-mailed ( or texted (814-490-2935) with any questions. Please mail your tournament entry fee ($200) to: Ken Nelson 3319 W 42nd St Erie, PA 16506 Make the check payable to KEN NELSON Also include your 11 digit team code, team and club name, as well as team contact info including a name, address, and contact phone number. Coaches meeting will be at 8:10 a.m. in the main gym. POOL PLAY ========= Pool play is the best two of three sets with rally scoring. Non-deciding sets will be to 25. The deciding set, if needed, will be to 15. All sets are win by 2, with no scoring cap. All warm-ups will use the 2-4-4 format: > 2 min shared, 4 min Serving team, 4 min Receiving team. PLAYING SCHEDULE (4 team pool) =============================== Match 1 - 1 vs. 3 - (2 works) Match 2 - 2 vs. 4 - (1 works) Match 3 - 1 vs. 4 - (3 works) Match 4 - 2 vs. 3 - (1 works) Match 5 - 3 vs. 4 - (2 works) Match 6 - 1 vs. 2 - (4 works) PLAYOFFS ======== In each age group: 1st & 2nd place from each pool advance to GOLD bracket 3rd & 4th place from each pool advance to SILVER bracket The lowest seeded team in each bracket not playing the first round of the playoffs will officiate the first playoff match. After the first round, the losing team on a court will stay and officiate the next match on that court. 1st place teams in each Gold bracket will receive awards. CONCESSIONS =========== Per OVR Regulations: => Coolers are PROHIBITED in and outside of the facility. => Setting up tables and/or cooking by teams or their support staff, fans, coaches, or parents are also PROHIBITED. => A full concession will be provided at the tournament site. => There are several restaurants & fast food places nearby. Team Camping ============= => There is ample area for camping. However, there are some restricted areas, which will be clearly marked. Main Gym (G13R – Pool play and Playoffs) ================================================= => Bleacher seating (with backs) is available in the main gym. => You may still use your own chair, however, space for such is limited. => There will be absolutely NO seating anywhere on the lower level or gym floor. Back Gym (G12R –Pool play and Playoffs) ======================================== => There is NO seating in the back gym so you will NEED to bring your own chair. => NO SEATING will be allowed along the far (north) wall. => One row of fan seating will be allowed along the walls at the ends (east and west walls) of the courts. => However, NO TEAM camping along these walls. => Along the near (south) wall there is plenty of space for Seating – BRING YOUR OWN CHAIR – and team camping. => Signs will be posted and these restrictions WILL BE STRICTLY ENFORCED!! Entry Deadline and Team/Tournament Cancellation =============================================== Entry deadline is 14 days prior to event (February 17, 2019) Per OVR regulations: * A team canceling after entry deadline, forfeits its entry fee. * A team canceling from this tournament to enter a different tournament will forfeit its entire entry fee. * A team canceling prior to the entry deadline does not forfeit its entry fee if a replacement team is found. * If there is a possible issue with weather the Tournament Director will be in contact with team coaches and/or club directors to provide up to date local (Erie) information. * If there is a level 3 snow emergency in Erie County PA on the day of the tournament, the tournament will be cancelled and notifications via phone, e-mail, etc. will be done as promptly as possible. * In the event of a tournament cancellation, all entry fees will be refunded as soon as possible.


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' 12 Regional: 2 pools (filled)

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

 Pool A
 team coderankteam
1. FJ2-FLASH3-OV20Flash VBC – 12's Red
2. FJ2-EPICV1-OV117EPIC – Corry 12s - Black
3. n/aFJ2-PENHI1-KE - Penn Highlands VBC- 12 Red (not yet registered)
4. FJ2-FLASH1-OV41Flash VBC – 12's Gold
 Pool B
 team coderankteam
1. FJ2-FLASH2-OV66Flash VBC – 12's Black
2. FJ2-CHILL1-OV179Club Chill – 12 Blue
3. n/aFJ2-PTRVB1-KE - P3R - P3R 12 Birmingham (not yet registered)
4. n/aFJ2-RENAS1-KE - Renaissance National VBC - 12 Black (not yet registered)

Girls' 16 Regional: 2 pools (openings for 2 teams)

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

 Pool A
 team coderankteam
1. FJ6-KIDVC1-OV12Kidron Volleyball Club – Burgess-16
2. FJ6-SPARK1-OV117Sparks Volleyball – Sparks Gold 16
3. n/aFJ6-SOUWE1-WE - Southwestern VBC - SWVC 16-1 (not yet registered)
 Pool B
 team coderankteam
1. n/aFJ6-PENHI1-KE - Penn Highlands VBC- 16 Red (not yet registered)
2. n/aFJ6-OCTAN3-WE - Octane - Eldred 16U (not yet registered)

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