2016 General Info

2016 Bellaire Volleyball Middle School Tournament!
Saturday, September 24th, 2016

When: Saturday, September 24, 2016 (one day)

What: Houston's Largest Middle School Volleyball Tournament

Where: FAST Complex:
    15400 Hempstead Rd, Houston, TX 77040

Doors open at 7:15 AM: warmups begin immediately.  First serve will be whistled across at 7:55 AM.

Venue Rules

  • Admission: $5 for adults, $3 for students 
  • Tailgating is permitted in designated areas. 
  • Fans are permitted to bring chairs
Entry fees deadline:
         September 1, 2016

Send a check for $135.00
payable to:
     Bellaire Volleyball Booster Club

     Attn: Bellaire Volleyball
     P.O. Box 2415
     Bellaire TX 77402
  • 2016 Tournament will have 2 divisions, Open & Premier. 
  • Coaches and administrators will determine which teams are placed in divisions.  
  • Teams will *NOT* play outside of their division.
  • Paid R1 officials
  • Competition format is the same for all divisions.  
  • This is non-elimination tournament, *ALL* teams play 3 pool sets and 3 bracket matches.
    Pool Play
  • Each team will play 1 set to 25 (win by 2 / capped at 30) against every team within their pool.
  • Rally scoring
  • Teams are seeded into brackets based upon pool finish.
    Bracket Play
  • 16 Team Divisions seed into Gold and Silver Brackets
    • 1st and 2nd finishers enter the Gold Bracket,
    • 3rd and 4th place finishers enter the Sliver Bracket. 
  • Every team plays three bracket matches; best 2 of 3 sets. The first 2 sets are played to 25 (win by 2 / cap at 30).  If each team wins a set, teams play a 3rd, tie-breaking, set to 15 (win by 2 / cap at 20).
  • See Rules & Format for further details.
Open Division teams seek a higher level of competition.  Open level teams typically have multiple players who have already participated in travel/club volleyball.

Premier Division teams have a typical competitive profile for an 8th grade team where most players have competed in the prior year on the school team.  Teams within the Premier division do *NOT* have multiple club players on their roster. 

During the tournament, match results will be posted through an online system parents can accessible via their smartphones.

For more information

David Hawes

2015 Tournament Director

Ap Clarke
Bellaire Head Coach

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