2019 Nationals - 18U, 17U Girls & 16U Boys

2019 Nationals - 18U, 17U Girls & 16U Boys

8-14 May, 2019

Enercare Centre

Toronto, Ontario

Post Event Survey

Volleyball Canada wants your feedback!

Throughout the years we have greatly appreciated the feedback provided on your Nationals experience; your responses help us take the steps needed to improve our event.

The results of the 2019 post event survey will allow us to continue to learn on how we can keep improving Nationals and allows us to provide our athletes, coaches and spectators with the best Nationals possible in upcoming years.

Tell us how we did at the end of Nationals 2019 to be entered into a draw to win the prizes below!

  • Free Indoor Nationals registration for 2020
  • Mikasa prize packs
  • Additional prizing from our sponsors

Stay tuned for more prizing!

The survey is now closed. 


List of registered teams

16U Boys   17U Boys   17U Girls   18U Boys   18U Girls

For questions regarding the changing of team or club names please contact nationals@volleyball.ca with the details that you would like to alter.

Team Photo

Click here to upload your team's photo and logo for Nationals 2019. 


With some events filling quickly, waitlists will come into effect as soon as the event fills. Teams will be invited to join the event from the waitlist as/if spots become available in the order in which they registered onto the waitlist.

Withdrawing a team from Nationals

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

Teams who wish to withdraw from Nationals will be eligible for a refund as per the following timelines: 

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Registration Information

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. Registration for the 16U Boys, 17U and 18U event in Toronto will open on Wednesday January 16th at 12pm (noon) Eastern time.

We encourage teams be prepared to register at the time of registration opening as events can fill quickly.

New for 2019! Teams may only register for their declared age category during the January registration dates. For teams interested in playing in multiple age categories or in an older age category, please see the “Teams Playing Up” section below for further details.

Registration fee: $1100

Registration Closing Date

Teams have until 11:59PM EST on April 10th, 2019 to register pending availability in the tournament.


Rosters do not need to be uploaded by teams for Nationals. All rosters (including players and coaches/team personnel) will be taken directly from the Provincial/Territorial Association (PTA) based on each team’s final roster for their PTA Championships. Rosters will be available for review prior to the event.


For questions regarding registration or rosters or registration please contact:

Vanessa Valente - events@volleyball.ca or 613-748-5681 x238

Roster Exemption 

Please fill out either of these request forms if you wish to make a change to your provincial championship roster for VC Nationals. Please note that exemptions will only be granted under exceptional circumstances.

For questions regarding roster exemption please contact:

Sandra de Graaff, Director, Domestic Competitions (competitions@volleyball.ca).




Get a discount on your travel with UP Express!

Just visit UPexpress.com before May 10, 2019 and use promo code VOLLEY2019  to get your 25% discount on adult return tickets (round-trip) from Pearson Station to Union Station (regular price $24.70* CAD).  Tickets are valid for 1 year.

  • select “From Pearson To Union,”
  • select an adult return ticket for your round-trip
  • Add to order then click the ‘Buy Now’ button and then Checkout to pay for ticket

At checkout...

  • apply the promo code VOLLEY2019 during purchase

UP Express connects Toronto Pearson International Airport to Union Station in the heart of downtown Toronto in just 25 stress-free minutes—less than half the time it often takes by car.  Trains leave every 15 minutes with the first train departing Pearson Station at 05:27 and the last train departing at 00:57. There’s no easier or more convenient way to get to or from Toronto Pearson. 

*Price subject to change. 


Volleyball Canada’s Stay to Play policy is in effect for the 2019 National Championships. This means that all participating travelling 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.

HTG Sports Services is the official AMP for the 2019 Toronto National Championships. 

Booking opening date: Thursday Jan 17th, 2019 

  • Tournament 1 - (May 8th - 11th) 17U Girls, 17U Boys, 18U Boys
    • Booking opening: Thursday Jan 17th, 2019 at 11am EST
  • Tournament 2 - (May 11th - 14th) 16U Boys, 18U Girls
    • Booking opening: Thursday Jan 17th, 2019 at 2pm EST

Team bookings: If you have yet to book team accommodations, please click here to book. Team codes are required to book team blocks.

Individual and small bookings: The HTG link to book individual or small group bookings is now available. Click here to book now! Please note; this link is not for team bookings, it is available to accommodate parents/supporters who require additional rooms outside of team bookings. Team codes are not required.

For more information on the 2019 booking process; please review the 2019 Accommodation Booking Information document and the 2019 HTG Booking Process

Stay to Play - Exemption Requests

Volleyball Canada will consider Stay to Play 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 100km of the competition venue.
  • Special Exemption Request: For exemption requests that do not fall under the above category, please fill out this Special Exemption Request.

NEW in 2019 - Local teams no longer need to submit a Stay to Play Exemption Request form. Volleyball Canada will review all registrations to identify local teams and will send a Stay to Play Exemption confirmation email within 7 business days of registration to those who are eligible.

Stay to Play Exemption Request Form

Accommodations Contact Information

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

  • Melanie Mariutti - HTG Sports Services - melanie@htgsports.com or 1-800-668-5596 x 203.

For questions regarding the Stay to Play Policy and Exemption Requests, please contact:

  • Caitlin Devlin - Volleyball Canada - caitlin@volleyball.ca or 613-748-5681 x229.


Volleyball Canada is proud to once again have Absolute Travel Specialists on board as our official travel booking partner for the 2019 Volleyball Canada Nationals. Absolute Travel is an optional service to help ease the booking process and secure competitive rates.

Book your group flights with Absolute Travel Specialists by February 8th 2019 and you will be automatically entered into a draw for a $500 credit towards your group flight booking.

Why Book with Absolute?

·         Very competitive rates to and from all major gateways.
·         Absolute Travel will secure group air seats to and from all major gateways which will ensure the best flight times and travel schedules for your team and their families.
·         Your team will get group pricing where every person traveling with your team will pay the same price."
·         Your team will only have to pay a deposit to hold your space, with final payment required 60 days prior to travel date, which will give your team lots of time to fundraise if required.
·         Names are not required at time of deposit, just your estimated numbers.
·         You can reduce your group block by up to 20% prior to final payment.
·         Groups receive free seat selection. ($57.50 per person value)
·         If required teams will have the option to prepay baggage fees at time of final payment to make airport check in easier and faster.
·        Payment options are available.

Did You Know?

·         Absolute Travel has experience booking team group travel and has assisted Volleyball Canada Teams for the 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 Nationals.
·         Air Canada groups will no longer provide group quotes unless you are an IATA registered agent, which Absolute Travel is.
·         WestJet has a long standing group relationship with Absolute Travel.
·         You do not have to wait to hold your groups seats. You can hold your space with a $ 100/person deposit any time after September 15th.

If you have any questions regarding booking your group travel and/or flights for the VC Regional/Nationals please contact:

Elayne Pink -epink@absolutetravelspecialists.com or call toll-free 1-866-322-6538


Rules & Policies

For rules and policies please follow this link that will take you directly to Volleyball Canada's policy page. 

Event Passes

2019 Ticketing Costs

$40 - (19-64) Tournament Pass (per tournament)          

$15 - (19-64) Day Pass        

$10 - (65+) Day Pass

$30 - (65+) Tournament Pass         

FREE - Under 19

*Please note that prices for event passes are as listed on the website and on the pre-purchase form and not as per what was listed in our last communication. We apologize for the inconvenience. Thank you. 

*Please note that event passes are no longer on sale online. Please visit our ticketing booth at the Enercare Centre to purchase your event passes.


For information and questions regarding event passes, please contact:

nationals@volleyball.ca or 613-748-5681 

Ticketing & Will Call:

Pre-purchased event passes will be available for pick up at Will Call.  Make sure to have a piece of photo I.D. as well as a proof of payment with you when picking up your pass. If you are picking up a pass under another name, please have the printed confirmation of their purchase to receive these passes.  



Enercare Centre


From the East

  • Take the Gardiner Expressway west to Spadina/Lake Shore Boulevard cutoff and follow the signs for Lakeshore Boulevard.
  • Take Lake Shore Boulevard to Strachan Avenue and enter via Fleet St. (just north of the Princes Gates).

From the West

  • Take the Gardiner Expressway east to Lake Shore Boulevard
  • Stay on Lakeshore Blvd. east.
  • There are three entrance points (at the traffic lights) to Exhibition Place from Lake Shore Boulevard - British Columbia Drive, Ontario Drive and Newfoundland Drive.

From Pearson International Airport

  • Exit 427 south to Gardiner Expressway East.
  • Take the Gardiner Expressway east to Lake Shore Boulevard.
  • There are three entrance points (at the traffic lights) to Exhibition Place from Lake Shore Boulevard - British Columbia Drive, Ontario Drive and Newfoundland Drive.

From City Centre Airport

  • Take Bathurst Street north to Lakeshore Blvd. West.
  • Take Lake Shore Boulevard west, turn north on Strachan Avenue and enter via Fleet St (just north of the Princes Gates), or turn North onto Fort York Road, and west at the lights on to Strachan Avenue into Exhibition Place.


Regular Daily Parking Rates*

  • Surface Parking - $16.00 
  • Underground Lot - $16.00
  • Underground rates increase $3 on peak usage days
  • Please note: Park underground on Saturday as surface rates will be $30 for the TFC match. Access from Newfoundland Road. 

Prices are subject to change* 

Increased rates for BMO Field and Special Events: Please see link for prices 

For additional information please call 416-263-3646

Toronto FC Game 

There will be a Toronto FC Game on Saturday May 11, 2019 at 3:00pm. Please take into consideration when planning your travel to the Enercare Centre. 

Increased rates will apply for BMO Field due to the game. Please follow this link that will take you to the pricing of parking at the Exhibition Place. 

  • Please follow this link for the road closures. 

Toronto Marathon 

Please be advised that the Sport Life 10K Marathon will be taking place the Sunday May 12, 2019. 

Here is a map of the expected road closures as well as the route map for the marathon 


For further information on the public transportation of Toronto please go visit the website

Union Pearson Express (UP Express)

  • Up Express departs from Toronto Pearson International Airport as well as Union Station every 15 minutes.
  • Up Express has four major stops: Toronto Pearson International Airport, Bloor Stations, Weston Station and Union Station
  • For a one-way trip from Toronto Pearson International Airport to Union Stations is $12.35 for an adult and students from the age of 13-19.
  • For more information on route maps and ticket prices please visit the website

Food Services

Please follow this link to find out more information on food services. 

Please find the food vendors that will be at the Enercare Centre 

* Please be advised that no outdoor food or drinks are permitted in the facility 





Coach Check-In

Coach Check-in

Check-in for tournament 1 will take place Wednesday May 8th, 2019 from 3:00pm- 8:00pm 

Check in for tournament 2 will take place Saturday, May 11th, 2019 from 3:00pm- 8:00pm 

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.

Late Check - In 

Please fill in this form if you are unable to make the specified check-in time. 


Tournament Schedules

 Final schedules are available on ISET.net..

Seeding updated as of: May 9, 2019

Seeding updated as of: May 4, 2019

Seeding updated as of: May 7, 2019

Seeding updated as of: May 7, 2019 

Seeding updated as of: May 7, 2019

Practice Times

Teams may sign up for a practice time prior to their tournament at no charge. Teams are permitted 45-60-minute practice slot and are asked to promptly exit the court space at the end of the reserved time. Practice times will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.

Tournament #1

  • Click here to register for your practice times.
  • Tournament #1 practices times will be from 2:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Please note that only 4:00pm, 3:00pm and 2:00pm time slots are available for 17U girls 

Tournament #2 

  • Click here to register for tournament #2 practice times
  • Please note: that all time slots are full for 16UB & 18U girls. If you submit a practice time form your team will be placed on a waitlist. 
  • Please note that all times are subject to delay or cancellation due to previous tournament.  


Current Practice Times: Updated May 8th, 2019

16U Boys   17U Boys   18U Boys 

17U Girls     18U Girls


For information and questions regarding practice time bookings, please contact: shelby@volleyball.ca or 613-748-5681 ext 240

Wave Times

Day 1 and 2 of Nationals will be split into 2 waves. The AM wave normally starts at 7:30am and the PM wave starts at approximately 1:30pm. A team will play in the same wave on both day 1 and day 2. There will be no waves for day 3 of competition.

  • Click here to view the wave times for Tournament 1. Please note that they are subject to change as scheduling and registration is finalized.
  • Click here to view the wave times for Tournament 2. Please note that they are subject to change as scheduling and registration is finalized.

Team Services


All participants have access to free medical services and supplies while participating at nationals. 

Volleyball Canada is providing athletic therapists that will be available on-site for all athletes. Every hall will include a medical station in which an athletic therapist will be available.

Cramer Medical has provided all medical supplies for nationals.  This includes free taping for all athletes!  Thank you to Cramer Medical for their support! 

Please make sure to review the Concussion Policy and Protocol.  All athletic therapists on site will be qualified to perform concussion assessments if necessary; players who do not pass their assessment will not be permitted able to play for the remainder of the tournament.     

Massage Therapist 

Participants will have access to registered massage therapists from The Canadian Sports Massage Therapists Association. Their services will be open during certain hours, no appointment needed. 

For more information on the CSMTA please follow this link


Ottawa Sports Photography 

  • Please find attached the public gallery for the 2019 Toronto Nationals 


Get My Photos 

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Thursday May 8th, 2019 

Friday, May 9th, 2019 

Saturday, May 10th, 2019 

Sunday, May 11th, 2019 

Monday, May 12, 2019 

Tuesday, May 12, 2019

E-scoring Information

Volleyball Canada will once again be providing electronic scoring at all Nationals in 2019 via ISET.net! This means that supporters will have instant access to match scores and will be able to track their team’s progress throughout the tournament.

Please follow this link to learn the "how to" on e-scoring

There will be a training session on e-scoring on Wednesday May 8th at 7:00pm and Saturday May 11th at 7:00pm in the presentation room. 

More information regarding the use of e-scoring will be posted in the spring.


Explore Canada’s Downtown!

Toronto welcomes you! Start your planning off right by visiting our 2019 Nationals landing page. You will find all the information you need for your visit to Toronto. This site includes an events calendar, lots of information for attractions, restaurants, shopping, local tours, and everything else! Be sure to check out the online coupons you can print or download to your phone.

Take a look at what Toronto has to offer! 


Mariposa Cruises 

Mariposa Cruises is Toronto’s largest hospitality cruise operator with a fleet of six uniquely-styled and well-maintained vessels. Offering Toronto’s most comprehensive cruise schedule, Mariposa Cruises hosts private events, sightseeing tours, public Brunch, Lunch and Dinner Cruises, as well as Sip & Sail and signature special event cruises on Toronto’s waterfront.

Mariposa Cruises is giving Nationals a 20% off all standard lunches, dinners and harbor tours for May 8 - May 15. Please go to their website and use the promo code : VBALLCDA to purchase you tickets today!

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Results & Awards


All results will be available via ISET Sports.

Did you know you can follow your team on ISET for team-specific updates?

  • Step 1 - Go to the ‘Teams’ tab of the event page (once available)
  • Step 2 - Click on your team name to open your team profile
  • Step 3 – Click on ‘Get Updates’ and subscribe to get email updates, including competition scores for your team

2019 – Live scoring and live results will once again be available.


All winners are announced at the awards ceremony and will be listed here after the tournament.

Gold, Silver and Bronze medals are awarded to the top 3 teams of all Division 1, Tier 1 age/gender divisions. Gold and Silver medals are awarded to the top 2 teams of all other Tiers and Divisions.  

Awards will be handed out the final day of every tournament and will be free of charge to attend.

Division 1, Tier 1 Champions


  • Canuck Red


  • FOG Black


  • Pakmen Gold 


  • Halton Hurricanes


  • Leaside Red

All-Star and MVP Awards, presented by Active Ankle

All-star and MVP Awards selection process: Volleyball Canada`s awards selection committee works with all coaches of the four Division 1, Tier 1 semi-finalists to select an MVP and all-stars for the age groups of 15U, 16U, 17U and 18U. This is done by coaches nominating players from their own teams as well as their opponents and tabulating the top 6 players of each age division/gender.


MVP- Nick Taub (Canuck Red)

All Stars - Zachary van Geel (Canuck Red), Zach Evans (Canuck Red), Teyven Blackmore (Maverick Longhorns), Ron Ghersin (Maverick Longhorns), Mason Greves (Canuck Black), Mitchell Weber (Pakmen Black)  


MVP - Sean Robertson (FOG Gold)

All Stars - Joel Nickel (FOG Gold), Jacob McDonald (FOG Gold), Robbie Fujisawa (Reach Havoc), Derek Chiang (Reach Havoc), Paxton Koop (204), Pearce Toal (NAVC)


MVP - Trent Ketrzynski (Pakmen Gold)

All Stars - Cole Ketrzynski (Pakmen Gold), Jackson Young (Pakmen Gold), Nick Gunienik (Georgetown Impact), John Dunning (Georgetown Impact), Erik Siksna (Storm Riptide), Michael Donovan (LVC Fire Heat)


MVP - Phoenix Lee (Halton Hurricanes)

All Stars - Hayley Brooks (Halton Hurricanes), Emma McKinnon (Halton Hurricanes), Hannah Duchesneau (Aurora Storm), Mary Stewart (Aurora Storm), Ellie Oestreich (403 Selects), Atara Kuruppu (Pakmen) 


MVP - Julia Murmann (Leaside Red) 

All Stars - Jaida Howell (Leaside Red), Sam Casey (Leaside Red), Parker Austin (Pandas), Nora Kotun (Pandas), Abby Thorup (LVC), Ella Carter (MVC)

Player of the Wave

Each team will be able to nominate one player on day 1 & 2 of competition. After each wave, coaches will select a deserving player to submit a ballot at the VC booth. All players who submit a ballot will receive a personalized Player of the Wave certificate.

Mizuno Outstanding Coach Award

The Outstanding Coach Award is an award designed to celebrate coaches who embody the ideal qualities of a coach. Mizuno is a proud sponsor of this award.  

Award Ceremonies

Tier 1 and Tier 2 teams will receive their medals on the stage and all Tier 3 and Tier 4 will receive their medal on the court they played their medal match.

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Get Involved

Join our Team! 

If you are interested in being a part of this event let us know by completing this form. There are various areas to get involved in such as, activations/promotions, court management, results, special events etc. 

Please visit our careers page for current opportunities that you might also be interested in. If you have any questions related to how to join our team, please contact us at Nationals@volleyball.ca  

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