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MVP United's UGLY SWEATER 4 vs 4 Tournament Information

Come join us for our 3rd Annual Ugly Sweater 4 vs 4 Volleyball Tournament! Due to popular demand, we are offering 4 Divisions for this year's tournament: 5th-6th, 7th-8th, 9th-12th & Adult Coed. Our Ugly Sweater Tournament is a great way to celebrate the Holidays with your friends!  Don't miss out....put a team together, coordinate your Ugly Sweaters and register today because there are limited spots available in each division!
 

Tournament Details

  • 8 Courts
  • 4 Divisions
    • Grades 5-6
    • Grades 7-8
    • Grades 9-12
    • Adult Co-ed / Will split into 2 Divisions (Competitive & Recreational) with a sufficient number of entries.
  • Guarantee of 3 Games
  • Discounted $100 Entry Fee / Team if entered before October 1st! ($125 after 10/1)
  • No outside food or drink allowed in the CNOS Fieldhouse. (Concessions Available)
  • Admission: School age kids = $3  /  Adults = $5
  • 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.

 

4 vs 4 Tournament Rules (Youth - High School Divisions)

  • Teams can be made up of a maximum of 6 players. 
  • Players can only play on 1 team throughout the tournament. 
  • 4 players on the court at one time and subs will rotate in as server in right back. 
  • Players must follow a serving order established with their position at the start of the game. (rotation order is right back > left back > left front > right front) 
  • Only the two front row players can attack in front of the 10 foot line.

 

4 vs 4 Tournament Rules (Adult Coed Divisions)

  • Teams can be made up of a maximum of 6 players.
  • If # of team registrations allow, we will divide into two divisions: Competitive & Recreational
  • Players can only play on 1 team throughout the tournament.
  • 4 players on the court at one time with a minimum of 2 women on court at all times.
  • Reverse 4's Format - Women's Net Height / Men are not allowed to 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 - Maintaining that 2 women must remain on court at all times.
  • 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 21 points, 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.

 

Contact msmith@usportsacad.com with questions!