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Minnesota Volleyball Association

The Minnesota Volleyball Association provides adults in and around the Twin Cities with high quality volleyball leagues and tournaments.  It’s the Twin Cities adult volleyball community’s organization of choice!

Office Hours: 9 AM - 9 PM
Please do not call, text or attempt to fax anytime other than the hours listed. If you must contact the MVA office before or after the listed hours, send an email, which will be responded to during office hours.

Frequently Visited Pages

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2014-15 Tournament Schedule
MVA #8 - 3/7, $150, deadline 3/27
Arrowhead - 3/21, $150 member teams, $170 nonmember teams, deadline 3/13
MVA Championship - 4/11, $150 Member teams, $170 nonmember teams,  deadline 4/3

Go to Tournament Registration to find out how to register.

Facebook: The MVA has a Group for MVA members only. Please go to the MVA page and request to be added for access to tournament updates and information.  The page is intended for MVA members and participants only.  Please do not post other tournaments or leagues without emailing rick@mnvba.com first. Tournament or event listings will be limited to MVA events, non-conflicting volleyball events or benefits.

Player/Team Match: Players looking for a team for any event, tournament or league, may email rick@mnvba.com with your name/contact/division(s)/position(s) along with the event date. Please send a separate email for each event. If you are a team seeking a player you may email rick@mnvba.com with your team name, division level and position you need filled and available player information will be sent to you.

 

REMINDER: POLICY ON ALCOHOL for Arrowhead or any site that prohibits alcohol

The colleges used for Arrowhead are alcohol free. Anyone caught consuming alcohol at any site used by the MVA for Arrowhead or any alcohol free site (like a school), including parking lots, will be suspended from participation in the MVA for one year.

Policies

IMPORTANT!
* MVA policy is that entry fees will not be refunded for teams that drop from tournaments for any reason past the deadline date.

Tournament Late Fees
Team tournament entry late fees will be $35 if paid on the day of the tournament vs. $20 if paid online before the tournament.  Click
here to pay team entry late fee online.

Policy on Smoking
Sites are smoke free including the grounds if it is a school.  Please be respectful of smoking policies at sites.

Food and Beverages
Food and beverages are only allowed in off court areas at any MVA playing site. As a team rep you are responsible to be sure your team understands this and where the designated eating/break areas are at each site. Score tables on the playing surface are not a break area to eat.

Member Registration Information
The Member Registration Information has been updated.  Check out the Individual registration discounts available to members registering online.

Uniform Requirements
All players must wear a jersey with a number. Jerseys do not need to match but numbers should be non duplicated front and back. If a team does not have matching uniforms then the Libero should not have a number so they are easier to identify. Since the libero is the only player that does not need a number, if a player does not have a number they will be designated as the Libero.

Tournament Formats
One pool for one division: The top four teams to playoffs and  has 3 playoff rounds on the one court; no playoff game for teams tied for  4th place
Two pools for one division: The top three teams advance from  each pool and has 3 playoff rounds on 2 courts, no  playoffs game for teams tied for 3rd place
Three pools for one division: The top two teams advance to  playoffs from each pool and has 3 playoff rounds on 2  courts. The 3rd place team in each pool advances to a separate  consolation bracket with 2 playoff rounds on the third court. There is not a  playoff game for teams tied for 3rd place.
Four pools for one division: The top two teams advance to  playoffs from each pool and has 3 playoff rounds using  4 courts the first round and then 2. The 3rd place team in each pool  advances to a separate consolation playoff bracket with 2 playoff rounds that  uses 2 courts after the first playoff round. The 3rd place teams officiate the first round of regular playoffs. There is  not a playoff game for teams tied for 3rd place.

These formats  will allow for the maximum number of teams to advance and still finish around  the 7 PM time. This is  not a guarantee that tournaments will not finish earlier or later than 7 PM.  Pools with multiple divisions may use other options for playoffs--for instance  divisions mixed with AA and A teams. Playoff advancement would be determined by  the number of teams from each division and the number of courts.

Tie Breaker process:
1. Head to head play for all teams tied  starting with games played against each other and then point differential  against each other.
2. Overall point  differential

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Minnesota Volleyball Association, LLC  W 2571 890th Ave, Spring Valley, WI 54767
E-mail:
rick@mnvba.com    Phone: 715-778-4249    Cell: 612-247-4682