Tournament Format – Spring Smackdown

General Info
  • Match times are a goal.  Be prepared to play early.
  • Clean your Bench Every Match, please and thanks!
  • Warm-ups will be 4-4 for initial match and 3-3 for later matches. Serve within your time.
  • R-1(up official) will be provided while teams will provide R-2, Score/Flip, Libero Tracker, and 2 Line Judges
    • Have your team ready to officiate at the conclusion of the previous match; report to the R1 official.
Pool Play and Crossovers
  • Pool Match and Scoring Structure
    • Three Team Pools
      • with Crossovers Scheduled – Sets 1 and 2  will be 2/3 to 25 starting at 4-4 with no cap; any third set is to 15 starting at 0-0.
      • without Crossovers Scheduled – three sets to 25 starting at 4-4; teams will switch sides in set 3.
    • Four Team Pools – Sets 1 and 2  will be 2/3 to 25 starting at 4-4 with no cap; any third set is to 15 starting at 0-0.
    • Five Team Pools – two sets to 25 starting at 4-4
  • Crossover Match and Scoring Structure
    • Sets 1 and 2  will be 2/3 to 25 starting at 4-4 with no cap; any third set is to 15 starting at 0-0.
Bracket Play
  • All teams advance to the gold or silver bracket except teams finishing 5th in pool play.  5th place finishers will have no responsibility in the bracket and may check out after pool play.
  • All sets during  any bracket will start at 0-0.
  • Review officiating and playing assignments in AES; some teams will officiate the previous match before playing match one in the bracket.
  • Losing Team Officiates – AES will pre-assign both playing teams to officiate the next round of bracket.  AES will not determine the officiating team until after the previous match concludes and scores are entered; in most cases, the losing team will officiate on the same court.
11s/12s – Saturday
  • Pool Info
    • 9 teams/3 pools
  • Crossovers
    • All teams will participate after pool play.
  • Bracket Info
    • 6 teams to gold
    • 3 teams to silver
13s – Saturday
  • Pool Info
    • 10 teams/3 pools
  • Crossovers
    • Pool 1 and Pool 2 will participate in a crossover after pool play.
  • Bracket Info
    • # of  teams to gold (time tba)
    • # of teams to silver (time tba)
14 American – Saturday
  • Pool Info
    • 8 teams/2 pools
  • Bracket Info
      • 4 teams to gold
      • 4 teams to silver
14 USA – Saturday
  • Pool Info
    • 14 teams/4 pools
  • Crossovers
    • Pool 1 and Pool 2 will participate in a crossover after pool play.
  • Bracket Info
      • 8 teams to gold
      • 6 teams to silver
15s – Sunday
  • Pool Info
    • 16-20 teams/4 pools
  • Bracket Info
    • 8 teams to gold
    • 8 teams to silver
16 American – Sunday
  • Pool Info
    • 10 teams/2 pools
  • Bracket Info
      • 4 teams to gold
      • 4 teams to silver
16 USA – Sunday
  • Pool Info
    • 15 teams/2 pools
  • Bracket Info
      • 6 teams to gold
      • 6 teams to silver
17s/18s – Sunday
  • Pool Info
    • 20 teams/4 pools
  • Bracket Info
    • 8 teams to gold
    • 8 teams to silver
18s – Sunday
  • Pool Info
    • 15 teams/3 pools
  • Bracket Info
      • 6 teams to gold
      • 6 teams to silver

Medals

  • 11s – 1st and 2nd in Gold
  • 12s – 1st and 2nd in Gold
  • 11s/12s – 1st and 2nd in Gold – 1st in Silver
  • 13s –1st and 2nd in Gold – 1st in Silver
  • 14 American – 1st and 2nd in Gold – 1st in Silver
  • 14 USA – 1st and 2nd in Gold – 1st in Silver
  • 15s – 1st and 2nd in Gold – 1st in Silver
  • 16 American – 1st and 2nd in Gold – 1st in Silver
  • 16 USA – 1st and 2nd in Gold – 1st in Silver
  • 17s/18s – 1st and 2nd in Gold – 1st in Silver
  • 18s – 1st and 2nd in Gold – 1st in Silver