4 - 7 May

2017

RIM Park

Waterloo, Ontario

Nationals - 16U East - Waterloo

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16U East - Waterloo, Ontario

The 2017 National Championships will be hosted from coast to coast with nine events across eight cities in Canada. This year, more than 900 teams will compete for the title of National Champions. VC is very excited to host alongside Ontario Volleyball Assoc. and to welcome teams to this event!

2017 Post-Event Survey

We are always looking to improve our National events through participant feedback. Please take some time to tell us how we did by completing the 2017 Post-Event Survey. Fill out the survey for your chance to win a great VC prize pack!

Registration

All team registrations for Nationals are done on the Volleyball Registration System (VRS). For assistance on registering a team, please consult the Nationals Registration Guide.

If you wish to withdraw from Nationals, please complete the Nationals Team Withdrawal Form.

Teams who withdraw after the roster lock date will forfeit their full registrations fees.

Coach Check-in

Check-in will take place Thursday May 4th, 2017 from 3pm-7pm.

For full details on the check in process please review Section 9 of the Competition Guide.

Important Check-in Reminders:

  • Only individuals on the official team roster can check-in their team (head coach, assistant coach, team contact, manager).
  • The players themselves are not required to be at check-in.
  • Proof of age must be presented for all players in the form of a government issued ID (copies are encouraged).
  • Teams who are not available during the listed check-in time will be required to submit a late check-in request and will be charged $50.
  • Coaches are required to provide their NCCP number at check-in.

List of registered teams

View the list of all registered teams for this event. 

Roster Lock

Roster Lock is the last day in which team personnel or players can be added to the team roster.

All team rosters must be finalized in the VRS by 11:59PM EST on March 28th, 2017. Please be sure to review section 3.2 of the 2017 Competition Guide for complete details on the composition of the official team roster.

The Editing a Roster Guide will provide details regarding changes to a roster.

For questions regarding the changing of team or club names please contact us with the details that you would like to alter:

Upload your photo ASAP to ensure your team photo is included in the 2017 Nationals Program! The deadline to submit your team photo or club logo is the same as the roster lock date.

Important Roster Reminders:

  • No changes to the official roster will be permitted following this date.
  • No changes to the official roster will be permitted at Coach Check-In.
  • Rosters must match the provincial roster.

For questions regarding registration or rosters please contact:

Accommodations & Travel

Accommodations

Volleyball Canada’s Stay to Play policy is in effect for all Indoor National Championships. This means that all participating teams are required to book hotel rooms through the event’s Accommodation Management Provider (AMP), in order to be eligible to play in the tournament.

For more information on the Stay to Play policy, please review the Volleyball Canada Stay to Play Overview and our Frequently Asked Questions document.

RoomKnights is the official AMP for the 16U East Waterloo Nationals. All bookings must occur through the RoomKnights booking portal.

Booking Process

  • Register your team to participate in the event.
  • Once complete, you will receive a registration confirmation email that includes a unique team code and a link to book the team’s accommodations.
  • Click on the link and select your preferred hotels. Include the team code to submit the booking request.
  • A booking confirmation will be delivered via email.

Book now if you have not yet booked your accommodations.

Stay to Play - Exemption Requests

Volleyball Canada will consider exemption requests under the following categories:

Proximity Exemption Request: A team is based within 100km of the competition venue OR the team plans to stay with family or friends that resides within 100 km of the competition.

Special Exemption Request: For exemption requests that do not fall under the above category, please fill out this Special Exemption Request.

Accommodations Contact Information

For questions regarding hotels and the booking portal, please contact:

For questions regarding Stay to Play/Exemption Requests, please contact:

Travel

Be sure to use our official travel booking partner for the VC Nationals. Absolute Travel is an optional service to help ease the booking process.  Why use Absolute Travel for your bookings?

  • Agents with knowledge of VC Nationals
  • Group booking services not available with major airlines
  • Access to competitive group rates
  • Booking flexibility – deposits only required at time of booking; passenger names only required 45 days prior to departure
  • Comfort of mind knowing that someone is taking care of your group travel!

For questions regarding booking your group travel and/or flights for the VC Nationals please contact:

Venue

RIM Park
2001 University Ave E
Waterloo, ON
N2K 4K4

16U East Nationals Court Map

Schedules

Schedules

Schedule - FINAL

Visit ISET for the most up to date schedule and results

16U Boys Div 1

16U Girls Div 1

16U Girls Div 2  

16U Girls Div 3

 

Wave times

Draw

16U Boys Div 1

16U Girls Div 1  - updated May 3, 12:00 pm

16U Girls Div 2  

16U Girls Div 3 - updated May 3, 12:50pm

Any feedback on the seeding must be submitted to Sandra de Graaff at competitions@volleyball.ca by Tuesday, May 2nd at 11:59pm EST. This will allow us to review the material, follow up with the PTA, and update the information in a timely manner for all teams.

Practice Times

Practice times: 3PM - 7PM

Teams are only permitted one 60 minute practice slot and are asked to promptly exit the court space at the end of the reserved time to allow the next team to begin their practice. Practice times will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.

FINAL Practice schedule

For information and questions regarding practice time bookings, please contact:

Event Information

Online Program

2017 Nationals Online Program


Event passes

Online Pre-Sale

Full weekend event passes are available at a discounted rate of $25 until Thursday April 27, 2017 at 12PM. Online event passes will be available at full price ($30) until 12:00pm ET the Monday preceding the event.

You will need to bring a copy of your proof of purchase along with a piece of government issued photo identification with you to will call. Event passes can be picked up during the coach check-in or at any time during the weekend.

On-Site Purchase

Event passes will be available for purchase on-site at the following rates:

  • Full weekend event pass = $30
  • Single day event pass = $12
  • Children 13 and under = Free

Photography

Photography Services: Digital Sports Photography (DSP) will be providing photography services at this event. DSP will be offering team game coverage ONLY through PRE-ORDERED packages. Pre-order your team photo coverage package​.

Webcast

Webcasts will be available on Sunday for the boys and girls Division 1 Tier 1 Gold and bronze medal matches. 

Division 1 - Tier 1

Boys Bronze Medal Match

Boys Gold Medal Match

Girls Bronze Medal Match

Girls Gold Medal Match

Vendors

We are always seeking new vendors to set up during our competitions. Vendor areas are set up at each Nationals event which provides an ideal space for promoting or selling items or services to hundreds of athlete, coaches and spectators. Opportunities are available for information booths, samples, and activations of all kinds. 

Vendor information package and application form.

Scorekeepers & lines people

Each team will be required to provide two volunteers per match to act in the role of line judge and score keeper. Anyone associated with the team may perform this role.  Each team will be provided an extra team accreditation that can be provided to a non-team supporter acting in this role.

There will not be any formal scorekeeper training prior to the event; however we encourage all attendees to familiarize themselves with the scoresheet.

Thank you to all parents/supporters who take on this role throughout Nationals!

Post Event Survey

Coming soon.

Results & Awards

All results can be found on our competition management website (Iset).

16U Boys - Division 1

16U Girls - Division 1

16U Girls - Division 2

16U Girls - Division 3

 

All Stars/MVPs

Congratulations to our 2017 16U East All Stars and MVPs.

16U Boys:

MVP – Peter Rugosi (Pakmen)

All Star - Trent Ketrzynski (Pakmen)

All Star - Luca Nastase (Pakmen)

All Star - Craig Therkildsen (Storm)

All Star - Grant Reddon (Storm)

All Star - Cole Irwin (PVB)

All Star - Jack Laine-Hebert (Ottawa Maverick)

 

16U Girls:

MVP – Alleah Torres (HRVC)

All Star - Biamba Kabengele (HRVC)

All Star - Danielle Gravina (HRVC)

All Star - Aliya Izumi (Leaside)

All Star - Vivian Zanutel (Leaside)

All Star - Ellie Hatashita (Ottawa Maverick)

All Star - Charlotte Dean (Defensa)

 

Player of the Wave
NEW in 2017! Each team/coach will have the opportunity to nominate one Player of the Wave on Day 1 and another on Day 2 of Nationals. Once nominated, the player will fill in a ballot (provided in the check-in bag) and drop it off in the ballot box at the competition office where they will also receive a certificate. A draw will be made at the end of each wave where players can win additional prizes as Player of the Wave! Winners will be contacted directly and posted on twitter. Goodluck to all!

Rules & Policies

Indoor Competition Guide

Please consult the Competition Guide for information on guidelines that are specific to Volleyball Canada National Championships. These include, but are not limited to, team composition, player registration, seeding and draw principles.

Indoor Rulebook

Please consult the 2016/2017 VC Indoor Volleyball Rulebook for information on the rules and regulations that govern play at Volleyball Canada events. In addition, the 2016/2017 Indoor Rule Updates summarizes the most recent rule changes or updates.

Age Categories

Please consult the 2017 Nationals Age Categories document for details on the age categories that will be in place for the National Championships.

Coaching Certification Policy

Please consult the 2017 Volleyball Canada Coaching Certification Policy to learn about the certification requirements for coaching a particular age category at National Championships and the sanctions associated with a failure to meet these requirements.

Concussion Policy and Protocol

Please consult the Volleyball Canada Concussion Policy and Protocol to see the measures that we will be implemented at all National Championships.

Libero Uniform Guidelines

Please consult the 2017 Volleyball Canada Libero Uniform Guidelines for information on acceptable and non-compliant jersey combinations.

Code of Conduct

The purpose of this Code of Conduct and Ethics is to ensure a safe and positive environment within Volleyball Canada programs, activities and events, by making all individuals aware that there is an expectation of appropriate behavior, consistent with the values of Volleyball Canada, at all times. 

Stay to Play Policy

Please consult the Stay to Play Policy for information regarding accommodations during the Volleyball Canada National Championships and consult the frequently asked questions document.

Seeding

Please consult the 2017 seeding document. Please note seeding principles differ across various age groups.

For questions regarding the seeding for Volleyball Canada National Championships, please contact:

Foreign Individual & Foreign Team Participation

This document outlines the circumstances in which foreign individuals and foreign teams may participate in VC sanction events.

Media & Communications

Contest Promotions

Be sure to check this section regularly as we will update as new contests and promotions as they become available!

Social Media

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