Beach Volleyball


Updated: March 20/2018

Date: July 5 - 14-16 (JV), July 6 - 17 & over, July 7 - CoEd 

Location: M.D. of Taber Park - 4km north of Taber on Hwy 864
Time: Check in: TBD     Start: TBD 


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Events and Age Groups:

 

All ages as of December 31st of current year.

 

Gender

Age

Teams

Net Height

  Date of Tournament

Boys

Juvenile 14-16

2 on 2

2.24 meters

July 5

Girls

Juvenile 14-16

2 on 2

2.24 meters

July 5

Men

17 years & over

2 on 2

2.43 meters

July 6

Women

17 years & over

2 on 2

2.24 meters

July 6

Co-Ed

Open

4 on 4

2.35 meters

July 7

 

 

Regional Representation:

Two teams per event, per region.

 

Format:

 

Team Size

     Max/Min Team

   Size

     Coaching/

       Management

Miscellaneous

2 on 2

3 max

2 min

        1 coach/

     manager

N/A

4 on 4

6 max

4 min

N/A

2 males and 2 females on the court at all times.

 

Division round robin play, best of 2 games with top four teams of each division advancing to playoffs.

The Beach Volleyball Sport Chair reserves the right to change this format, depending on the number of teams registered.

 

Rules and Regulations:

1. Competition will be governed by the Volleyball Alberta rules for beach volleyball.

2. Every athlete must be able to produce appropriate identification at all times.

3. Teams must be present 15 minutes prior to the match starting time indicated on the schedule. Any team not present for their event will forfeit the match.

4. Please bring your own volleyballs for your team warm-up.

5. Each team is allowed one 30 second time out per game.

6. Teams may be required to score keep or act as ball shagger when not playing.

7. Setting off of the service, or a free ball is considered a fault, regardless of the quality of contact. Play will be stopped and a double contact will be called.

8. Players are allowed to play on either one of the boy’s team or one girls’ team, plus one co-ed team.

9. Co-ed games must have 2 female and 2 male players on the court at all times.

10. The 14-16 age category will be officiated by a third party for both round robin and playoffs. 17 & over age, and co-ed category will be self-officiated during the round-robin and playoffs.

11. Emphasis is on fun and fair-play - please recognize proper game etiquette.

12. Format will consist of division round robin play, best of 2 games. Depending on the number of teams registered teams will be pooled with the top team(s) of each pool advancing to playoffs. Each game is played to 21 points, with a 2 point advantage needed to win. After every 7 points played, the teams must switch courts immediately. A rally point scoring method will be used. Playoffs will be best of 3 games. Each game is played to 21 points, with a 2 point advantage needed to win. If third game is required, then to 15 points with a 2 point advantage needed and switching courts every 5 points scored.

13. The Beach Volleyball Sport Chair reserves the right to change the tournament format, depending on the number of teams registered or any other extenuating circumstance (weather etc.).

14. The first team to 21 points with a 2 point advantage wins the game. Tie breaking procedure: If 2 or more teams are tied at the end of the divisional round robin, the following criteria will be applied, in order:        

     A. The team having won the greater amount of sets between the tied teams, will be ranked higher.

     B. The team having the best ratio of points for/against, considering games played between the tied teams, will be ranked higher.

     C. The team having the best ratio of points for/against, considering all games played during the round robin will be ranked higher. 

     D. If still tied, a set to 15 will be played between tied teams with a 2 point advantage needed to win.

15. Due to unfavorable weather or time restrictions, game chair at their discretion can alter the schedule or points per game.

16. The Southern Alberta Summer Games has a Zero Tolerance Harassment Policy. If a competitor, coach, parent, or spectator is abusive in any way towards officials, other competitors, or volunteers, they will immediately be ejected from competition.

 

Registration Deadline:

 

Registration Deadline as designated by your Regional Director

All registrations are done through your Regional Director, who will determine the Regional Deadline. The registration fee must also be submitted to your Regional Director. Signed consent forms must accompany the waivers.  

No late registrations will be accepted. 

Events will be cancelled if there are one or less individuals or teams registered. Should any event be cancelled due to lack of registrations, the athletes being affected by the cancellation will be given an opportunity to re-register in another suitable category provided that event is scheduled to run.

Upcoming Events


Jul. 04, 2018 8:00 AM to Jul. 07, 2018 10:00 PM

Southern Alberta Summer Games!
M.D. of Taber/Town of Taber

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