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
is the same for all divisions.
This is non-elimination tournament, *ALL* teams play 3 pool sets and 3
Each team will play 1 set to 25 (win by 2 / capped at 30) against every team within their pool.
Teams are seeded into brackets based upon pool finish.
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).
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.