JVA Challenge: May 5-6, 2018


13 Diamond: 14's 13 Crystal: 13's  
14 Diamond: 15 Open 14 Crystal: 14's 14 Jade: 14's
15 Diamond: 16 Open 15 Crystal: 15 Open 15 Jade: 15 Club
16 Diamond: 17's 16 Crystal: 16 Open 16 Jade: 16 Club
17 Diamond: 18's 17 Crystal: 17's  


Deadline Apr. 1st, 2018

A.15 Diamond/15 Crystal/15 Jade/16 Diamond/16 Crystal/16 Jade/17 Diamond/17 Crystal: These are team-travel teams. We will book the rooms for players and coaches, and have some extra rooms for parents on the first-come, first-serve basis BEFORE the deadline.
C. If you still need rooms AFTER the deadline, please email Casey Salchert (travel@ncacademyvb.org)
, our Travel Coordinator


Website Locations Schedule


Day 1: Black/White(L)

Day 2: White/Black(L)

• Meet @ 3:00 pm , May 4(Friday) @ Academy
• Buses MUST depart @ 3:30 pm
• Dress Code: Academy warmup set & Tee
• Dinner @ Concord Mills Mall around 6 pm


Latest Message from the Host:

We are excited for the Charlotte JVA Challenge beginning just over 2 weeks from now. Now that the field is complete, we have finalized wave times, pool setup, and more. We currently have just one spot remaining in the 14's division.  Please take a few minutes and read through all of the details.  This tournament continues to grow and we are excited about both the numbers and the quality of play that it is drawing!  We will be welcoming 169 teams from seven different states and Canada!

Facility Information and Check-In

1. Locations and Age Divisions:
13’s and 14’s
Carolina Union Volleyball Club: 2530 Whitehall Park Dr., STE 450, Charlotte, NC 28273
- Olympic High School (1 court): 4301 Sandy Porter Rd., Charlotte, NC 28273

15 and 16 Club
- Huntersville Rec Center: 11836 Vernhoeff Dr., Huntersville, NC 28078
- Davidson College, Baker Arena: 200 Baker Dr., Davidson, NC 28036

15 and 16 Open
- Davidson College, Baker Arena: 200 Baker Dr., Davidson, NC 28036
- Hough High School: 12420 Bailey Rd., Cornelius, NC 28031 

17’s and 18’s
- Davidson College, Baker Arena: 200 Baker Dr., Davidson, NC 28036
- Hough High School: 12420 Bailey Rd., Cornelius, NC 28031

- Davidson College, Baker Arena: 200 Baker Dr., Davidson, NC 28036

2. Saturday Wave Times
13’s: PM Wave (3:00 Start Time)
14’s: AM Wave (9:00 Start Time) with one pool in the PM wave
15 Club: PM Wave (3:00 Start Time)
15 Open: AM Wave (9:00 Start Time)
16 Club: AM Wave (9:00 Start Time)
16 Open: AM Wave (9:00 Start Time)
17’s: PM Wave (3:00 Start Time)
18’s: PM Wave (3:00 Start Time)
Boys: Friday night (6:30 Start Time), and AM Saturday (8:00 am start time)

2. Entry for the weekend is $10 for a single day, and $15 for a weekend pass, kids 12 and 
under are free. All teams will receive wristbands for their coaches

3. Team Check-In for all Girls teams will take place on Saturday morning beginning at 7:30 am. Boys will  check in at Davidson on Friday night before their pool play begins.

Forms needed for Team Check-In:

  • Coaches Sign-In FormThis form is required for each team at check-in. By signing this form, you are attesting to the fact that you have the two forms below for each of your athletes. 
  • JVA Release of Liability FormCoaches need to collect a form from each of their athletes and have access to them when needed.
  • JVA Medical Release and Waiver FormThis form or similar form (USAV Medical Release and Waiver Form) needs to be in possession of a coach or team representative at all times. 

4. ROSTERS must be completed on your AES account no later than Friday, April 27th.

5. Parking: Parking is free at all locations

6. NO FOOD OR DRINKS ALLOWED inside the Davidson Tennis Center (with the exception of drinks for players). Tell your parents to finish their coffee before they come. Tennis Center Courts are Courts 6-9.  

1. The morning wave on Saturday begins at 9:00 am (with the exception of the Boys division), the afternoon wave begins at 3:00 pm. Sunday play will begin at 8:00 am. Each Wave will start at its designated time. All other matches will begin early if possible. On Sunday, matches will start as early as possible, regardless of scheduled start time.
2. The schedule will be posted on AES no later than Monday, April 30th.
Tournament Information and Rules
1. Teams will need to supply their own warm-up balls.
2. Game Ball: Molten Flistatec
3. Match warmup will be 5-4-4 for a team’s first match of the day, 2-4-4 for every match thereafter.
4. There will be NO TIEBREAKER SETS PLAYED on Saturday, regardless of whether it is for the gold division or not. Head-to-Head will break all Two-Way Ties. In the event of a three-way tie, the following procedure will be followed:
a. Set Percentage (If all three teams remain tied, skip to “c”)
b. Head to Head (between the remaining tied teams)
c. Point Percentage (If all three teams remain tied, skip to “e”)
d. Head to Head
e. Drawing Out of a Hat.
5. Rules will follow the current USAV Handbook. In the event of a protest, the head official at each site will have final say.
6. There are no cell-phones allowed at the scorekeepers table. Teams that break this rule will  be subject to awarding their opponents points at the start of their next match. Teams will be given one warning, after that, each instance will result in a point being awarded to their opponent to start BOTH the first and second set of their match immediately following (so, each instance is really worth 2 points).
7.  All protests will be handled by the site's head official, and, if possible, the site director.  
Other Information
1. Players will receive bag tags and coaches will receive wrist bands upon checking in. 
2. Outside Chairs are not allowed at any of the playing sites.
3. The tournament site director and head official reserve the right to permanently remove any 
spectator who is unruly, berating officials, berating the officiating team, yells “score!” one too 
many times, or is otherwise deemed to be a jerk. Best to be kind.

For all other questions please feel free to shoot us an email or visit the Hosted Events page at www.carolinauvc.com. We will continue to update you as we get closer to the event. 


CUVC Tournament Staff