2013 MSF Youth Volleyball Tournament Information
MSF DIG, SET, SWING
State Championship Series Entry Form
|MSF March – State Championships||Tournament Date/Coach’s Packet||Site/Map/Hotels|
|Girls 12-, 13- & 14-Under||March 9||Austin – Map|
|Girls 15-, 16-, 17- & 18-Under||March 10||Austin – Hotels|
|Girls 12-, 13- & 14-Under||March 16||St. Cloud – Map|
|Girls 15-, 16-, 17- & 18-Under||March 17||St. Cloud – Hotels|
|MSF April State Championships||Tournament Date||Site/Map/Hotels|
|Girls 12-, 13- & 14-Under||April 13||Rochester – Map|
|Girls 15-, 16-, 17- & 18-Under||April 14||Rochester – Hotels|
|Girls 12-, 13- & 14-Under||April 20||Hutchinson – Map|
|Girls 15-, 16-, 17- & 18-Under||April 21||Hutchinson – Hotels|
|MSF May State Championships||Tournament Date||Site/Map/Hotels|
|Girls 12-, 13-, 14-Under||May 4||Monticello – Map|
|Girls 15-, 16-, 17- & 18-Under||May 5||Monticello – Hotels|
|Other Tournament Opportunities
|Midwest VB Classic||April 20-21||Austin|
Girls 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.
All players who become MSF members are eligible to participate in the MSF youth volleyball state competition.
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.
|March State Championships – Austin||February 27|
|March State Championships – St. Cloud||March 6|
|April State Championships – Rochester||April 3|
|April State Championships – Hutchinson||April 10|
|May State Championships – Monticello||April 24|
The entry fee for an MSF Youth Volleyball State Championship is just $140.00. *Add $25.00 to entry fee for Rochester (Facility usage surcharge)
State Tournament Entry Fee Discount:
Teams registering for three state tournaments will save $20.00 and should submit $400.00.
Teams registering for four state tournaments will save $25.00 and should submit $535.00.
Teams registering for five state tournaments will save $30.00 and should submit $670.00.
Teams registering for all six state tournaments will save $35.00 and should submit $805.00.
NOTE: All players must become MSF members to be eligible to participate. To become MSF members team membership form must be completed and applicable membership fees must be submitted (please contact MSf offices for a membership form). It is $5 per player for the season.
Once an entry fee has been submitted and a position reserved, there is no refund.
Eight game guarantee; pool play; pool play followed by match play .
The Official MSF team roster shall be properly completed and hand carried to the state tournament.
Note: Teams participating in more than one MSF state tournament need not submit a roster each time; it will automatically be forwarded by the MSF to the state tournament site.
12 players plus two alternates (14 TOTAL). Alternates may participate only after one or more of the original 12 players have been removed from the official roster.
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, 1994. 2. Players who are high school seniors during the 2012-13 academic school year and born after 9/1/93.|
|17-Under||1. Players who were born on or after September 1, 1995. 2. Players who are high school juniors during the 2012-13 academic school year and born after 9/1/94.|
|16-Under||1. Players who were born on or after September 1, 1996. 2. Players who are sophomores during the 2012-13 academic school year and born after 9/1/95.|
|15-Under||1. Players who were born on or after September 1, 1997. 2. Players who are 9th graders during the 2012-13 academic school year and born after 9/1/96.|
|14-Under||1. Players who were born on or after September 1, 1998. 2. Players who are 8th graders during the 2012-13 academic school year and born after 9/1/97.|
|13-Under||1. Players who were born on or after September 1, 1999. 2. Players who are 7th graders during the 2012-13 academic school year and born after 9/1/98.|
|12-Under||1. Players who were born on or after September 1, 2000. 2. Players who are 6th graders during the 2012-13 academic school year and born after 9/1/99.|
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 MSF. Team disqualification will result if a team is protested and cannot supply the proper credentials.
Game officials are MSHSL certified. Teams do not officiate, but will be responsible for supplying one line judge for each set/match which they play. The line judge need not be a player, as long as they are competent, knowledgable and able to maintain impartiality.
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. Individual medals go to consolation champions/finalists teams.
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.
1. Game balls are supplied by the teams.
2. Teams are responsible to supply their own first aid equipment.
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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