United Sports Academy

MVP United Ugly Sweater 4 vs 4 Tournament Registration 2022

Welcome

4 vs 4 Tournament Information

  • 8 Courts
  • 4 Divisions

    • Grades 5-6 = Youth

    • Grades 7-8 = Junior High 

    • Grades 9-12 = High School

    • Adult Co-ed = College + 

  • Guarantee of 3 Games

Tournament Rules

  • 4-6 Athletes/Team (7th - 12th grade teams must be all girls / Adult teams must have minimum of 2 Females on each team.)

  • $100 Entry Fee / Team if registered by December 1st ($125 after)

  • Regular Volleyball Rulings

  • Games will be 2 sets to 21-points (if split, win will be determined by point-differential)

  • NO COACHES

    • This is meant to be a competitive but fun tournament atmosphere so the athletes will coach themselves.

  • NO REFEREES

    • Each court will have MVP United Coaches & Directors acting as court monitors and there will be a score-keeping team, but there will be no referees or line judges. We expect good sportsmanship to be shown by calling your own lines and net violations.

  •  Concessions will be available.

OTHER INFO:

  • Players can only play on 1 team throughout the tournament.
  • Adult Division: 4 players on the court at one time with a minimum of 2 women on court at all times.
  • Adult Division will be "Reverse 4's" format. (Women’s net height / men cannot attack in front of the 10 foot line)
  • Players must follow service order established by the team captain at the start of the game.
  • Free substitutions may be used on a side-out into the center back position - Adult division must have 2 women on court at all times.
  • There are NO positional faults. Players are free to position themselves but service order must be maintained throughout the set.
  • No open handed tipping in front of the 10 foot line. (Roll shot or contact made by knuckles in front of 10 foot line is ok)
  • Pool play games will be 2 sets to 21points, must win by 2 with no scoring cap.
  • If teams split sets in pool play, the winner will be determined by point-differential.
  • There is a 25 minute time limit/match in pool play so play needs to keep moving!
  • First serve is determined by team captains (Rock, Paper, Scissors)
  • The work team listed on the schedule is responsible for keeping score (flipchart & paper) and MUST turn results into the tournament table immediately after the match is finished. Work team does not have to line judge or ref!
  • Bracket play will be best of 3 sets.  First 2 sets to 21 & 3rd set to 15.
  • Teams are allowed one 30 second timeout per set.


NO REFEREES - Courts will have MVP United Coaches & Directors acting as court monitors. We expect good sportsmanship to be shown by calling your own lines and net violations.


PLAYER CONDUCT: 

  • All players are expected to conduct themselves in a sportsmanlike manner.
  • Any player displaying unsportsmanlike conduct will be given a verbal warning from the tournament director.
  • A second offense will cause the player to be ejected from the game and the team will forfeit the rest of their matches.

Questions?

Please direct any questions regarding this registration to:

Melissa Smith

Director of Volleyball Operations