United Sports Academy

MVP United Volleytines 4 vs 4 Tournament Registration 2023


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 February 1st ($125 after)

  • Regular Volleyball Rulings

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


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


    • 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.


  • 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.


  • 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.


Please direct any questions regarding this registration to:

Melissa Smith

Director of Volleyball Operations