Volleyball - Youth Sand

 


 
 

General Information

DATES: July 28-29, 2018

SITE: Spikes Beach Bar & Grille (2300 Judson St, Lincoln - View map)
**Specific times will be included on tournament schedules.

SCHEDULES: Tournament brackets and schedules will be posted here and emailed to participants the week of competition.

COMPETITION FORMAT: Format for sand will be determined by the number of entries.

RULES: USA Volleyball rules will apply. 

UNIFORMS: Matching uniforms are encouraged, but not required. 

AWARDS: Custom Cornhusker State Games gold, silver and bronze medals will be awarded to the top three teams in each event.



Events

Juniors - Sand Doubles:  Saturday, July 28
Juniors - Sand Triples and 4v4:  Sunday, July 29


View the Complete Event Details for a full list of divisions and events.



Age Groups & Divisions

JUNIOR DIVISIONS: USA Volleyball age groups shall be used in the junior divisions. 

18 & Under: Players who were born on or after September 1, 2000 or players who were born on or after September 1, 1998 and a high school student during some part of the current academic year.
16 & Under: Players born on or after September 1, 2002
14 & Under: Players born on or after September 1, 2004
12 & Under: Players born on or after September 1, 2006




Roster Info

ROSTER UPDATES:

Teams can make roster updates.

The deadline to make roster updates is 5 p.m. on TUESDAY, JULY 24.

Rosters are considered FINAL after these dates.

Roster additions after July 6 will include the per-player entry fee, plus a $10 late fee PER PLAYER.

Teams that register online are able to login and make roster substitutions free of charge. Teams that register via the paper entry form will be charged a $10 processing fee to substitute players. Teams are strongly encouraged to register online to eliminate any roster change fees.

NOTES:

Rosters WILL be checked during tournament. Please make sure your roster is current prior to the roster change deadlines.

If registering online, the minimum roster size (based on division) must be entered to advance to check-out.

TEAM WAIVER:

The team waiver form must be signed by each team member, or by parent/guardian if the participant is 18 years or younger. If the team is registered online, and the online waiver for each player is clicked as ‘Accepted’, no printed/signed waiver is needed.

All team waivers for events being held on the second weekend must be clicked as ‘Accepted’ or submitted to the Cornhusker State Games office by TUESDAY, JULY 24 to be eligible for competition.

Printable waiver forms and further instructions found here.




Registration Fees & Deadlines


IF REGISTERED BY THE DISCOUNT DEADLINE:
$25 per player until May 31
$30 per player until June 21
$35 per player until July 6

ENTRY FEE INCLUDES: Competition in the 2018 Cornhusker State Games; White cotton athlete shirt (micro-fiber or soft cotton lightweight tri-blend upgrade available); Pass for free admission to SportFest, the Opening Ceremonies, and all competition venues; Sponsor gifts and coupons.

COACHES: Head coach (for youth indoor divisions) will receive the athlete packet free of charge, and will receive a medal if awarded. Assistant coaches must be included on the registration and pay the entry fee to receive the athlete packet, medal, and free admission to competition sites.

TEAM ONLINE REGISTRATION NOTE: When registering your team online, please note that the system will ask you to enter your team name and roster prior to selecting your sport and division. In the INDIVIDUAL Shipping dropdown menu, be sure to select “TEAM” for each team member. If you wish to have your team packet shipped, you will select that in the TEAM Shipping dropdown menu.

PAPER ENTRY FORMS: Paper entry forms will be accepted with a $10 processing fee per team. Registering online saves time, money and trees. If registering via the paper entry form, please rate your team as being Above Average, Average or Below Average. List this information in the Additional Details/Special Instructions section of the entry form.


SCHEDULING NOTE: It is Nebraska Sports Council policy to not release team or divisional information until after the entry deadline. With teams waiting until on or near the deadline to enter, releasing data prior to that day does not provide an accurate picture of the tournament field and serves only to discourage those taking a wait-and-see approach.

All teams are encouraged to take advantage of the early entry discount and enter prior to that deadline, which in turn generates additional interest as teams attract one another. In the rare event that a division does not supply enough teams to warrant a viable tournament, teams will be given the option to move to another division, or be issued a refund. We appreciate the understanding of coaches and parents on this matter and would encourage teams to enter early and trust that there will be adequate competition in all divisions.


Further Information

Sport Specific Questions: Contact Sand Volleyball Director Dave Sutko at 402-477-1175.

Online Registration/Website Questions: Contact the Cornhusker State Games office at 402-471-2544 or info@nebraskasportscouncil.com.

 




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