FINAL TOURNEY BEFORE REGIONALS

Saturday, April 16th

16 – KOA

ROUND #6 IS HERE!

Hello parents and players! Our sixth and final round of tournaments before Region Championships is here!

The team’s tournament is THIS SATURDAY!!

THE DETAILS…

The team will play at:

Spiral Volleyball Facility
400 N 56th St, Chandler, AZ 85226

They are playing the AM WAVE!
That means the team needs to be ON SITE no later than 6:30 unless otherwise directed by your coach.  There is a Coaches’ meeting at 7:30 and play will start promptly at 8:00!
You will find the format (when the team plays, refs, or is on break) for the day to the right.  If you click the sheet, it will open up in a new window which will allow you to download or print it for your own reading pleasure.  You can also find the map of the location in the upper right of this screen.

*** THERE IS ONE FINAL CHANGE FOR THIS WEEKEND! ***

Every team will still play three matches.  Once all three matches are complete, the team will be ‘ranked’ based on their results.  There are eight teams in a full bracket.  If you look at the format, you will notice a 1-8 at the bottom of the page.  The names there are where the team is ranked BEFORE the tournament that day.  All eight names will be re-entered AFTER the tournament completion based on the end results.

The difference for this weekend is there is NO MOVEMENT up or down after this weekend, regardless of the results. You are fighting for your final seed before Region Championships so do your best to try and be at the top!

REFFING ASSIGNMENTS, with the exception of the very first match, are all determined by winning or losing.  You may have to ref multiple times during the day, you may not have to ref at all.  It all depends.

Please don’t forget the rule about Team Camps: “PACK IN, PACK OUT.”  You are required to take ALL items with you when you leave, INCLUDING ALL TRASH.  Absolutely no trash receptacles, dumpsters, or other disposal areas on site are allowed to be used.  You must take it with you and dispose of it elsewhere.
*** REMEMBER!! *** Absolutely NO FOOD at the scoring table and NO CELL PHONES!  You will be warned only once by the ref, and then you will lose points on your next match. If it happens more than once, you will lose an entire set… Probably something that’s not worth texting your boyfriend over (grin).  Leave your cell phones in your bag AWAY from the table so they are not even a temptation.
Take care and GOOD LUCK this weekend!! If you have any questions or concerns regarding this weekend or how the the pools and brackets work, please feel free to contact me. SEE YOU ON THE COURTS!

Feel the Power…….. FEAR the Power!

*** SPECIAL NOTE ***

THERE ARE NO TEAM CAMPS THIS WEEKEND AS THE FACILITY IS STILL UNDER CONSTRUCTION!!  EVERY PLAYER WILL NEED TO FIGURE OUT FOOD ON THEIR OWN.

Tournament Format

(Click to Download)

** SPECIAL WARNING! **

PLEASE DO NOT FORGET!  Absolutely ZERO food and drink are allowed in the gym besides water.  If you are caught, the team will automatically lose 13 points on their next match!!  The Region is not playing around so please respect this rule!

ALSO: The new ‘trash-in/trash-out’ policy means that ALL (as in EVERYTHING) brought into the camp needs to be taken out.  This includes trash as well.  The venues are NOT responsible for disposing of trash!  Please make sure to bring large trash bags with you and take everything with you when you leave INCLUDING the trash.  Again, this is the responsibility of all teams and their families.  Thanks for understanding and abiding by the new rules.