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 9, 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 Saturday, March 9, 2019.
There will be 4 courts of G14R. 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 and playoff format info can be found here


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)


Top 2 teams from each pool ,and the 2 best 3rd place teams go to Gold
3 bet 3rd place team and all 4 place teams got to Silver
1st nad 2nd place teams in Gold bracket will receive awards.


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 (and very good) concession will be provided at the tournament site.
=> There are several restaurants & fast food places nearby.


Main Gym (Pools A and B pool play, and all Gold 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.
=> Team usually camp on the floor space at the top of the bleachers - PLENTY of room


Back Gym (Pool C and Silver Playoffs)
=> There are NO SEATS in the back gym so you will NEED to bring your own chair.
=> Parent seating will be along the walls at the ends of the court, (one row deep) and on the far side of the court (behind ref stand)
=> There will be NO team camping along the walls at the ends of the court
=> NO SEATING will be allowed along the near (South) wall. This area (behind team benches and scorers table) will be for team camping
=> Signs will be posted and these restrictions WILL BE STRICTLY ENFORCED!!


Your team may move from the front gym (bleachers provided) to the back gym (must bring own chairs) for playoffs.
Please plan accordingly!


Entry Deadline and Team/Tournament Cancellation
Entry deadline is 14 days prior to event (February 24, 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 - There are currently no expected weather related issues!!


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' 14 Regional: 3 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. FJ4-MRAGE2-OV146Mountain RAGE Volleyball Club – FURY 14R
2. FJ4-SPARK1-OV131Sparks Volleyball – Sparks Gold 14
3. n/aFJ4-WESTM3-KE - Westmoreland Elite - 14 White (not yet registered)
4. n/aNiagara Volleyball Club Rush 13 Black
 Pool B
 team coderankteam
1. FJ4-EPICV1-OV191EPIC – Corry 14s - Orange
2. FJ4-EOVBC1-OV220East Ohio Volleyball Club – EOVC 14s
3. n/aFJ4-WESTM2-KE - Westmoreland Elite - 14 Black (not yet registered)
4. n/aNiagara Volleyball Club Rush 13 Blue
 Pool C
 team coderankteam
1. FJ4-RCVBC1-OV252RiverCreek – 14's
2. FJ4-CEVBC1-OV75Cleveland Elite Volleyball Club – Platinum
3. n/aFJ4-BEMUS1-WE - Bemus Area VBC RMG (not yet registered)
4. n/aFJ4-OCTAN_-WE - Octane Panthers (not yet registered)

Officials [Hired officials: sign in for more information]

The officials' assigner for this event is Kenneth Nelson (, 814‑490‑2935 /m).

officials are still required for this event.

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