Elite Beach Volleyball / AVP Academy Clovis [5406] - Event Details

July 7, 2019
Beach Volleyball Event
July 7, 2019
7177 Rd 29 1/2, Madera, CA 93637, Madera, CA


AVP America Central Valley Series
Freedom Fest

Divisions: Girls 16 & Under;

Triumph Volleyball Academy is the site of the AVP America Central Valley Series and is hosted by Elite Beach Volleyball Club in Madera, Ca.
Online Registration is Closed

Additional Information:
Saturday 7/6/19: 12u and 14u
Sunday 7/7/19: 16u and 18u

The age requirements are as follows:
18-and-Under Division: Players who were born on or after September 1, 2000
16-and-Under Division: Players who were born on or after September 1, 2002

For 18U Division: Seniors in high school born before September 1, 2000 and freshman in college born on or after September 1, 2000 are eligible to compete in AVPFirst events during this qualification period. 

You must have an AVP membership to register and play in this event. If you do not have an AVP membership please complete the registration here:


30 Team Maximum

COST: $80 per team

REGISTER: https://elitebeachvb.bracketpal.com/signup

DEADLINE TO ENTRY: Deadline is 5:00 pm the day before a tournament. 

ON THE DAY OF THE TOURNAMENT: Check in is at 8:15 am. At 8:45 we will review tournament rules and demonstrate some of the rules if necessary. Competition begins at 9:00. Playoffs normally start at 1:00 and the tournament ends around 4:00. 

WHAT TO BRING TO THE TOURNAMENT: Plenty of water, sun protection and lunch. A beach towel, chair and umbrella is a good idea. There are shaded areas for spectators and a small area for pop up tents, but that space is given on a first come first serve basis. Some type of Sand Sock is helpful as the sand is hot during the summer. Sand Socks may be available for sale at the tournament. Local eateries are about a 10 minute drive from the courts so make sure to bring snacks and/or lunch. There will be a 30 minutes lunch break from 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm.

TOURNAMENT FORMAT: Format will be pool play followed by single elimination playoffs. Teams are expected to warm up prior to their games. On court warm ups will only be 2 minutes - NO EXCEPTIONS Teams warming up longer than 3 minutes may result in the limiting of teams advancing to the playoff round. All teams are expected to referee throughout the tournament. Six 5 team pools will play one game to 28 points with no cap. All teams will advance to playoffs and play one game to 21 points no cap win by two points. 

AWARDS: 1st - 3rd place medals will be awarded. Additional merchandise MAY BE AWARDED.

AVP POINTS: There are NO BIDS for this AVP America event; HOWEVER, players will earn points and a select number of AVP point leaders in the Nor Cal Zone in each age division will earn bids. AVP America events will also help seeding for the National Championship.These events earn AVP points for seeding purposes and for Zonal Qualification into the AVPFirst National Championships. Above all else, these events are designed for the participant to have fun!

COACHES, PARENTS AND FANS: Everyone is encourage to cheer their teams throughout the tournament. However, coaching is NOT ALLOWED during a game. Coaching or any contact with the player is only allowed before and after the game, and during the team's one minute time out. (only one time out per team). Any violation of this rule may result in a lost of serve and one point deduction. Any coach or parent are found arguing calls, or questioning the referee may result in a forfeiture of the game. DON'T BE THE COACH OR PARENT WHO CAUSED YOUR PLAYER TO FORFEIT THEIR GAME. If a coach or parent has a problem with a player or referee, please contact the tournament director directly. POOR SPORTSMANSHIP WILL NOT BE TOLERATED. 

We look forward to seeing you on the SAND. 

Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact Michael DeRaffaele, Tournament director AVP America Central Valley Series at 559-931-1100 (text is fine) or email at info@elitebeachvb.com


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