17/18U Girls - Edmonton, Alberta
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 and welcome teams to this event! Special thanks for the support from : Edmonton Events
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 change to win a great VC prize pack!
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.
Check-in will take place Thursday May 4th, 2017 from 1pm-8pm.
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 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:
- Graham Loyst - email@example.com or 613-748-5681 x238.
Accommodations & Travel
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.
HTG Sports Services is the official AMP for the 17/18U Girls Edmonton Nationals. All bookings must occur through the HTG booking portal.
- 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 160km of the competition venue OR the team plans to stay with family or friends that resides within 160 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:
- Jennifer Kealey - HTG Sports Services - firstname.lastname@example.org or 1-800-668-5596 x300
For questions regarding Stay to Play/Exemption Requests, please contact:
- Caitlin Devlin - Volleyball Canada - email@example.com or 613-748-5681 x229
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:
- Elayne Pink - firstname.lastname@example.org or 1-866-322-6538 (toll-free)
Saville Community Sports Centre
Floor plan (map)
Saville Floor plan - First floor.
Saville Floor plan - Second floor.
A parking map is available.
While parking is free at the Saville Community Sports Centre, it is VERY LIMITED due to the volume of users during large events. Spectators and teams must plan ahead to give themselves enough time to arrive to the facility on time. Everyone is strongly encouraged to use the public transit, conveniently located next to the South Campus transit/LRT station. Please see their trip planner for more information.
•NO Bus parking, please park off-site
•NO Over sized vehicle Parking
•NO Overnight Parking
•Illegally parked vehicles will be ticketed and towed
During weekend and evening (after 4:30pm) events, overflow parking is available at the Government of Alberta buildings located just north and east of Foote Field.
Food options and menus are available in this event flyer.
No coolers or outside bags/trays of food is allowed in the facility. Food Services are provided On Site.
Athletes can pack individual snacks inside their personal gym bags.
Any feedback on the seeding must be submitted to Sandra de Graaff at email@example.com by Tuesday, May 2nd at 2:00pm 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.
Wave times are now available!
Final Schedules will be finalized the evening prior to the first day of competition. In most cases, final schedules do not change very much from the draft schedule however it must account for any late changes to the number of participating teams.
Practice times: 12PM - 8PM
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.
For information and questions regarding practice time bookings, please contact:
- Erinne Babcock - firstname.lastname@example.org or 613-748-5681 x239
Full weekend event passes are available at a discounted rate of $25 until Thursday April 27, 2017 at 12PM ET. 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.
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
Sitting Volleyball National Team
Players attending Nationals will have an amazing opportunity this year to see the Women's National Sitting Team in action! Participants and spectators will have the opportunity to watch intersquad matches, meet and interact with the players, as well as try sitting volleyball!
The Sitting Volleyball National Team schedule is now available!
The 50/50 winners for Friday and Saturday will be announced here. Winners can pick up their winnings at the 50/50 desk in the front lobby of Saville Centre.
Friday Winning Number: 746499 ($1020) - Claimed
Saturday Winning Number: 6789094 ($828)
Webcast is available all weekend via our Youtube Page.
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.
Team Meal Booking Service
New for 2017! Volleyball Canada is working with Team Spots to pilot a team meal booking service. Visit Team Spots to order your team meal in advance at one of your favorite restaurants and enjoy a quick meal experience once at the restaurant!
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.
Results & Awards
All results can be found on our competition management website (Iset).
Every year, we announce 6 All-Stars and 1 MVP for each age group/gender at our National Championships. This year's winners will be announced here.
|17U Girls||18U Girls|
|MVP||Academy – #16 – Cecilee May Brown||Pakmen - #12 – Lucy Glen-Carter|
|All Star||Academy – #9 – Gabby Brown||Pakmen - #10 – Alicia Lam|
|All Star||Academy – #8 - Kennedy Bonner||Pakmen - #1 – Jenna Woock|
|All Star||Leaside – #11 - Emily Teehan||Hurricanes - #10 – Alex Kells|
|All Star||Leaside - #5 – Kendall Stephan||Hurricanes - #8 – Laura Madill|
|All Star||Pakmen – #21 – Tea Vukovic||Cobras - #7 – Laura Hill|
|All Star||Titans – #10 – Olivia Kim||Tigers - #4 – Julie Moore|
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.
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.
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.
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:
- Sandra de Graaff, Director of Domestic Competitions - email@example.com or 613-748-5681 x 227
Foreign Individual & Foreign Team Participation
This document outlines the circumstances in which foreign individuals and foreign teams may participate in VC sanction events.