Tournament Info – Rules

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Spikefest Legendary Volleyball Event
2018 date – TBA

DIVISIONS

Men’s, Women’s, Co-ed and Junior Boys and Junior Girls

LEVELS

3-on-3 Adult

Men’s, Women’s, Co-ed

“Open” — Elite Tournament Veteran. I’m great and everyone knows it!

“A” Advanced — Very Experienced. I got game and most would agree!

“BB” Intermediate — Played Tournaments Before. I won’t embarrass myself or those who come to watch me!

“B” Recreational — Mostly out for Fun & Sun. Perhaps I look better than I play!

3-on-3 Masters

“Level I”  — 35-45 years old *

“Level II” — 45 plus years old *

 *   Cut off for ages are as of event date. Teams must register in the level of the youngest person on their team.

 

Juniors (3-on-3 Only)

Junior Level I Boys – 16 to 18 years of age *

Junior Level II Boys – 12 to 15 years of age *

Junior Level I Girls – 17 to 18 years of age *

Junior Level II Girls – 16 years of age *

Junior Level III Girls – 15 years of age *

Junior Level IV Girls – 13 to 14 years of age *

Junior Level V Girls – 12 years of age *

*   Cut off for ages are as of event date. Teams must register in the level of the oldest person on their team.

5-on-5

Men’s, Women’s, Co-ed

“BB” Intermediate — Played some form of organized volleyball before. I like the idea of having to cover less of the court!

“B” Recreational — Bring on the backyard BBQ. I have two goals for the weekend, have fun and not hurt myself. Only the first looks like a sure thing!

FORMAT

Saturday – Round Robin play in all divisions and levels. Games are played from 9 am until finish (usually around 5 pm)
Sunday – Double Elimination Playoffs. Games are played from 9 am – 4 pm *

The total number of teams in each division will determine the number of teams making it to the finals.

* Exact finish times vary by division and depend on number of teams in the division

PRIZES

Prizes will be awarded to First-Place and Second-Places teams in each division and level of play.

ENTRY FEES

2018 date – TBA

MANDATORY PRE-EVENT CHECK-IN

A representative from every team must visit the check-in tent between 7:45-8:30 am on Saturday morning in order for your pool to start on-time.  This is where we will provide any important information and inform of any changes

SPIKEFEST REGULATIONS AND RULES

Now is the time to get your team together for largest 3-on-3 and 5-on-5 grass volleyball tournament in the world!

Your team can be any height, weight, etc. but you must be at least 12 years of age or older. Enter your team in the appropriate level and gender division and then get ready to SPIKE, DIG, and ROLL!!!

Choosing the Appropriate Division

The player with the highest skill level determines a team’s level of play. A team member ranked as an “A” player who has “BB” ranked players on his team would register the team as an “A” team. No changes to level of play or division will be allowed on site. Sandbaggers go against the principles of Spikefest and offending players will be ejected from the tournament. Sandbagging is defined as a player who enters into a division below his or her ability.

Complaints regarding sandbaggers should be reported at the scoreboard to the Tournament Director.

The Spirit of Spikefest

The event is designed to offer a weekend of volleyball fun for players of all ages and abilities. Poor conduct, such as repeated arguing about calls, will result in ejection from the tournament. We are committed to ensuring the actions of a small few will not tarnish the experience for the greater majority. Sandbagging goes against the principles of Spikefest and offending players will be ejected from the tournament. Sandbagging is viewed by others as “a person who would beat up their little sister and brag to friends about it.” You don’t want everyone looking at you as “that” person do you? Complaints regarding sandbaggers should be reported at the scoreboard to the Tournament Director.

Banned Players/Teams

Spikefest reserves the right to ban any team or player from registering in their tournaments. Any team or a team with a banned player will be notified and must make the appropriate substitutions as per policy. if the entire team is banned entry fee will be returned.

Signage and/or Distribution of Material

Spikefest does not allow signage or distribution of information of any kind on site for businesses who are not official sponsors/partners of Spikefest. Any violations of this policy may result in removal of the violators form the property and legal action may be taken.  Also any Violators may be banned from future tournaments.

 

RULES OF THE GAME

 

Download Complete Spikefest Rules in PDF format.

 

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