Mar 17

Youth Volleyball Tournament Information

2016 Minnesota Girls Volleyball Association
Tournament Information
DIG, SET, SWING
Entry Form

 

Austin State Championships Tournament Date/Coach’s Packet Site/Map/Hotels
Girls 11-, 12-, 13- & 14-Under March 19 Austin – Map
Girls 15-, 16-, 17- & 18-Under March 20 Austin – Hotels
Detroit Lakes – State Championships
Girls 11-, 12-, 13- & 14-Under March 19 Detroit Lakes – Map
Girls 15-, 16-, 17- & 18-Under March 20 Detroit Lakes – Hotels
Becker State Championships
Girls 11-, 12-, 13- & 14-Under April 2 Becker – Map
Girls 15-, 16-, 17- & 18-Under April 3 Becker – Hotels
St. Peter State Championships
Girls 11-, 12- & 13- & 14-Under April 9 St. Peter – Map
Girls 15-, 16-, 17- & 18-Under April 10 St. Peter – Hotels
Hutchinson State Championships
Girls 11-, 12-, 13- & 14-Under April 23 Hutchinson – Map
Girls 15-, 16-, 17- & 18-Under April 24 Hutchinson – Hotels
Monticello State Championships
Girls 11-, 12-, 13- & 14-Under May 7 Monticello – Map
Girls 15-, 16-, 17- & 18-Under May 8 Monticello – Hotel


A
ge Divisions:
Girls 11-, 12-, 13-, 14-, 15-, 16-, 17- & 18-Under teams Individual players may participate in more than one age division. However, a maximum of three players from any one team may play together on a second team in a different age division. Players may not play on more than one team in the same age division.

Note: Minnesota teams which have interscholastic high school sophomore, B squad, JV or Varsity athletes on their roster from more than one high school must avoid violating the MSHSL “all-star” rule by posting “notice of tryouts” at each high school where potential rostered players attend school. For more information regarding MSHSL eligibility please contact the Minnesota State High School League at (763) 560-2262.


Entry Deadlines:

Austin State Championships March 9
Detroit Lakes State Championships March 9
Becker State Championships March 23
St. Peter State Championships March 30
Hutchinson State Championships April 13
Monticello State Championships April 27


Entry Fees:

The entry fee for an Minnesota Girls Volleyball Association State Championship is just $165.00.  Game Officials are provided.  NO INDIVIDUAL PLAYER, COACH OR CLUB FEES!

State Tournament Entry Fee Discount:
Teams registering for three state tournaments will save $30.00 and should submit $465.00.

Teams registering for four state tournaments will save $40.00 and should submit $620.00.

Teams registering for five state tournaments will save $50.00 and should submit $775.00.

Once an entry fee has been submitted and a position reserved, there is no refund.

Format:
Eight game guarantee; pool play; pool play followed by match play.

Rosters:
The Official Minnesota Girls Volleyball Association team roster shall be properly completed and hand carried to the state tournament.

Note: Teams participating in more than one Minnesota Girls Volleyball Association state tournament need not submit a roster each time; it will automatically be forwarded by the Minnesota Girls Volleyball Association to the state tournament site.

Roster Limit:
12 players plus two alternates per team.  Alternates may participate only after one or more of the original 12 players have been removed from the official roster.

Eligibility:
Each definition below applies to all divisions, the player must meet only one of the two criteria:

18-Under 1. Players who were born on or after September 1, 1997. 2. Players who are high school seniors during the 2015-16 academic school year and born after September 1, 1996.
17-Under 1. Players who were born on or after September 1, 1998. 2. Players who are high school juniors during the 2015-16 academic school year and born after September 1, 1997.
16-Under 1. Players who were born on or after September 1, 1999. 2. Players who are sophomores during the 2015-16 academic school year and born after September 1, 1998.
15-Under 1. Players who were born on or after September 1, 2000. 2. Players who are 9th graders during the 2015-16 academic school year and born after September 1, 1999.
14-Under 1. Players who were born on or after September 1, 2001. 2. Players who are 8th graders during the 2015-16 academic school year and born after September 1, 2000.
13-Under 1. Players who were born on or after September 1, 2002. 2. Players who are 7th graders during the 2015-16 academic school year and born after September 1, 2001.
12-Under 1. Players who were born on or after September 1, 2003. 2. Players who are 6th graders during the 2015-16 academic school year and born after September 1, 2002.
11-Under 1. Players who were born on or after September 1, 2004. 2. Players who are 5th graders during the 2015-16 academic school year and born after September 1, 2003.

An athlete can play UP in an age division but not down.

Note: Teams must have proof of age/grade at their bench for each player during all matches. If applicable, a current copy of your USAV North Country Region roster will be accepted in lieu of individual age documents. Note: Age waivers provided by the USAV will NOT be accepted by the Minnesota Girls Volleyball Association. Team disqualification will result if a team is protested and cannot supply the proper credentials.

Officials:
Game officials are MSHSL or USAV certified. Teams do not officiate, line judge or keep score.

Awards:
Team trophies and individual medals will be presented to the first and second place teams. Individual medals go to the third, fourth, consolation champion and consolation finalist. A championship banner will also be awarded to the first place team in each age division.

Playing Rules:
All play shall be governed by MSHSL/USAV playing rules with a few minor modifications. Participating teams will be sent a complete set of rules and regulations that govern the competition.

Equipment:
1. Game balls are supplied by the teams.
2. Teams are responsible to supply their own first aid equipment.

Uniform:
All teams must supply and wear jerseys with at least 4″ high number (6″ high is recommended) on either the front or the back of the jersey or the back of the jersey (number on front is recommended). Numbers on shorts or sleeves do not meet this requirement. Tape numbers are not acceptable. Shirt bodies must be of identical color. Illegally uniformed player(s) shall be withheld from competition by their team until they become legal. If a player(s) violates this rule by entering the game prior to becoming legal they shall be disqualified from that game.

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