Tournament Director's Notes
Aloha and welcome to another exciting season of beach volleyball in America's Finest City - San Diego, CA. We hope that your experience playing CBVA Beach Volleyball will be an enjoyable one.
TOURNAMENT SITES: CBVA San Diego tournament sites will be Ocean Beach and Wave Volleyball Club Courts in Del Mar.
DEADLINE TO ENTRY & REFUNDS: Deadline is 5:00 pm the day before a tournament. No refunds after 5:00 pm on the day before the tournament. NO EXCEPTIONS.
ON THE DAY OF THE TOURNAMENT: Check in is at 8:15 am. At 9:00 we will review tournament rules and demonstrate some of the basic beach volleyball skills need to compete in the tournament. At 9:15 we will assign pools and courts. Competition begins at 9:30. Playoffs normally start at 1:00 and the tournament ends around 4:30. Wave VB Courts check in will 8:30, competition begins at 9:00.
WHAT TO BRING TO THE TOURNAMENT: Plenty of water, sun protection and lunch. A beach towel, chair and umbrella is a good idea. Local eateries are about a 5 minute walk from the courts.
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. 5-6 team pools will play one game to 21 points with a cap of 23 points. 4 team pool will play one game to 28 points with a cap of 30 points. Top teams will advance to playoffs and play one game to 21 points no cap win by two points.
AWARDS: 1st - 3rd place medals and merchandise will be awarded.
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 have a problem with a player or referee, please contact the tournament director directly. POOR SPORTSMANSHIP WILL NOT BE TOLERATED.
SPECIAL SAN DIEGO TOURNAMENT EVENTS
April 5th - CBVA/AVP West Coast National Championship qualifier at Ocean Beach
May 10th - Mother Day Classic - We treat your mom to special goodies and Bottomless Mimosas.
June 21st - Father's Day Classic - Play with your dad in friendly and competitive competition. Free breakfast and lunch for the dads.
August 2nd - Tour Stop #10
Oct 25th - 10th Annual Halloween Classic. Awards to the best costumed team.
Nov 15th - Turkey Classic. 15 lbs turkeys awarded to the champions.
SPECIAL HOLIDAY TOURNAMENTS AT WAVE VB COURTS IN DEL MAR
A very special beach volleyball venue. State of the art courts with lights, private showers and changing rooms, entertainment counter to serve the players and fans, clean restrooms and free parking.
May 23-24 Memorial Day Weekend.
July 4-5 Fourth of July Weekend.
September 5-6 Labor Day Weekend
TO SEE WHO IS PLAYING EACH TOURNAMENT, GO TO BEACHVOLLEYBALLSANDIEGO.COM.
We look forward to seeing you at the BEACH.
Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact Jim Tuyay, CBVA San Diego at 619-479-2805 (text is fine) or Jimtuyay@gmail.com
MAHALO JIM TUYAY, CBVA SAN DIEGO