Tournament Format – Volley Palooza

Split Age Groups – USA and American Divisions
  • 14 USA – Seeds 1-20
  • 14 American – Seeds 21-30
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
  • All non-deciding sets will start at 4-4, no cap.
  • 5- Team Pools – 2 sets to 25 starting at 4-4
Bracket Play
  • 14 American – 1st and 2nd advance to the gold while 3rd and 4th  advance to the silver bracket.  5th place finishers will have no responsibility in the bracket and may check out after pool play.
  • 14 USA, 15s, 16s, and 17s – 1st and 2nd advance to the gold while 3rd  advances to the silver bracket.  4th and 5th place finishers will have no responsibility in the bracket and may check out after pool play.
  • All non-deciding sets during any bracket will start at 4-4.
  • Review officiating and playing assignments in AES; some teams will officiate the previous match before playing match one in the bracket.
  • Losing Team Most Often 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.
Medals
  • 14s – 1st and 2nd in Gold – 1st in Silver
  • 15s – 1st and 2nd in Gold – 1st in Silver
  • 16s – 1st and 2nd in Gold – 1st in Silver
  • 17s – 1st and 2nd in Gold – 1st in Silver
  • 18s – 1st and 2nd in Gold – 1st in Silver