Sierra Qualifier: Apr 9-11, 2021

 

18 Diamond: 18 Open

 


Deadline March 21, 2021

Booking Instructions:

The link above will send you to the THS website. When you arrive please click on the top right corner of the page that says 'Book/Manage Rooms'. Once there, on the left side of the drop down it will say 'Parent Passcode'. This is where you will enter your individual teams passcode listed down below. From there you will be able to individually book your rooms as normal.

18 Diamond:   P19642500021300

A. 18 Diamond: 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.
B. If you still need rooms AFTER the deadline, please email Krista McGivern (krista@ncacademyvb.org), our Travel Coordinator 

 

Website Locations Schedule Spectator Absence Letter Jerseys
Day 1: Black/White(L)
Day 2: White/Blue(L)
Day 3: Blue/Black(L)

Depart: 4/8, RDU-DFW, AA802; 720-938A
DFW-RNO; AA1923; 1220-158P
• Return: 4/11, RNO-PHX, AA1926; 655-846
PHX-CLT; AA640; 1105P-601A
CLT-RDU; AA1906; 715-813A

• All players meet at RDU's American ticket counter @ 630A
• Players will need an ID
• No checked bags accomodated for this event, plan to pack a carry-on and use backpack as the 1 'personal item'.
• Dress Code: Academy warmup set & Tee

Latest Event Update

April 5, 2, 2021

After working tirelessly to allow more spectators for the 2021 No Dinx/ NCVA Sierra National Qualifier, we JUST got approval TODAY for TWO spectators per athlete!!! 
Thank you for hanging in there with us during the updates and constant changes leading up to the tournament. 
Guest Registration will open tomorrow at 12 noon PST. 

COVID-19 Testing Information:

All attendees must follow the testing protocols - Coaches, Staff, Athletes, Spectators:

  • A negative PCR COVID-19 test result must be submitted via the COVID Test Results Form.
    • Your PCR test must be administered within 3 days prior to Thursday, April 8.
    • If your PCR test was administered on or before Sunday, April 4, you will need to do the mandatory on-site testing in Reno. 
      • We are requiring Teams to do the PCR testing before leaving their home city to ensure that the Team can actually travel to the event to compete. We would hate to have teams make the trek to only find out that they don't have enough players to play. 
    • GreenMCMeds has been authorized to choose test dates and times accordingly per our guidelines. 
  • On-site Rapid Antigen Testing will be performed by GreenMCMeds prior to participation.
    • This is being implemented due to the risk of exposure from the time of the PCR test to the time of tournament play.
    • If you submitted your PCR results from your test administered on Monday, 4/5, Tuesday, 4/6 or Wednesday, 4/7 via the COVID PCR Test Results Form, then you do NOT have to take the on-site Rapid Antigen Test. GreenMCMeds tests administered Sunday, 4/4 will be accepted. 
    • Rapid Antigen Testing will be covered due to medical necessity for those with insurance. Should you not have insurance, please contact GreenMCMeds directly to review options.
    • Attendees with a positive COVID-19 on-site rapid test result will be asked to leave the building immediately and not return.
  • All results will be confirmed via the COVID PCR Test Results Form submissions before Teams and Spectators are allowed in the doors. 

Guest Registration Link, COVID Results Form, On-site Antigen Testing Registration Link to come tomorrow!


April, 2, 2021

PLEASE thoroughly read the entirety of this email as it answers most questions for our upcoming event before calling the office. IF you should have questions after reading this email, please reach out to events@ncva.com

SPECTATOR INFORMATION

We are VERY excited to announce that we are able to welcome spectators to the 2021 No Dinx/ NCVA Sierra National Qualifier!

  • 5 Spectators per team will be allowed in the convention center at any one time. 
  • Rosters are limited to 3 Staff and 12 Players. This means that you may have a total of 20 people per team enter the facility. 
  • Teams and their designated spectators MUST enter at the same time, no stragglers. 

TESTING INFORMATION

All attendees must follow the testing protocols - Coaches, Staff, Athletes, Spectators:

  • A negative PCR COVID-19 test result must be submitted via the COVID Test Results Form.
    • Your PCR test must be administered within 3 days prior to Thursday, April 8.
    • If your PCR test was administered on or before Sunday, April 4, you will need to do the mandatory on-site testing in Reno. 
      • We are requiring Teams to do the PCR testing before leaving their home city to ensure that the Team can actually travel to the event to compete. We would hate to have teams make the trek to only find out that they don't have enough players to play. 
    • GreenMCMeds has been authorized to choose test dates and times accordingly per our guidelines. 
  • On-site Rapid Antigen Testing will be performed by GreenMCMeds prior to participation.
    • This is being implemented due to the risk of exposure from the time of the PCR test to the time of tournament play.
    • If you submitted your PCR results from your test administered on Monday, 4/5, Tuesday, 4/6 or Wednesday, 4/7 via the COVID PCR Test Results Form, then you do NOT have to take the on-site Rapid Antigen Test. 
    • Rapid Antigen Testing will be covered due to medical necessity for those with insurance. Should you not have insurance, please contact GreenMCMeds directly to review options.
    • Attendees with a positive COVID-19 on-site rapid test result will be asked to leave the building immediately and not return.
  • All results will be confirmed via the COVID PCR Test Results Form submissions before Teams and Spectators are allowed in the doors. 
  • We also highly encourage all teams to set up testing 2 days after returning home from the event to catch any spread that may have occurred during the weekend.

EVENT INFORMATION

The following will be posted on the Events Page by 5 PM, Monday, April 5:

  • Seeding and Live Schedule
  • Guest Registration
  • On-site Rapid Antigen Testing Registration
  • COVID PCR Test Results Form

We look forward to seeing you all next weekend! Please travel safe, and if you should have any questions or concerns, please email events@ncva.com


March 19, 2021

With the ever-changing situation of the pandemic, we want to remind you that we may get updates from the State and Local Health Authorities that allow us to change tournament guidelines any day leading up to the event. We understand that spectator protocols are a major deciding factor in whether a team attends or not, please remember that if tournament protocols change and your team would like back into the tournament after canceling, teams will be accepted as space allows.  

ATTENDEE GUIDELINES

***Attendees who feel sick or have symptoms of COVID-19 should stay at home.

Attendees/Participants:

  • Spectators: with the new Nevada guidelines for increased capacity announced, we are hopeful to welcome 1-2 spectators per rostered athlete to our event. 
    • We expect to know more details on this going into next week.
  • Rosters must be validated in TM2Sign by
    • The roster limit is 15 members, this includes coaches, staff, and players.
  • All attendees must pass a Temperature Check at the door to gain entrance.
  • All attendees must wear a mask at all times in the convention center:
    • Mask Material NOT PERMITTED are mesh, scarves, neck gaiters, face shields without a mask, or masks with holes.
    • NO EXCEPTIONS: if you are unable to wear a mask, then you are unable to enter/attend.
  • Those who are vaccinated must still wear a mask.
  • The Convention Center capacity is still under review, and as things change daily we appreciate your patience and understanding.
  • Please check out our partner SPORFIE which is a streaming option for your team.

Mandatory Testing:

  • All attendees are required to provide a negative COVID-19 test result, administered through our partner GreenMCMeds.
    • Attendees who are fully vaccinated must still test.
    • Attendees who have had COVID-19, and still test positive, must provide a doctor’s release to attend/participate.
  • PCR tests may be conducted the Sunday before the event, to ensure that tests results come in before departing home for the tournament.
  • GreenMCMeds is a no-cost mobile testing program funded under the CARES Act and operates in all 50 States.
  • If a COVID-19 PCR test is not complete before arriving at the event, then an on-site rapid test is available to the attendee; at no cost to those with insurance and $45 for those who are uninsured.
  • Attendees with a positive COVID-19 on-site rapid test result will be asked to leave the building and not return.
  • We highly encourage all teams to set up weekly testing prior to the event so that if there is a positive case within your team you can quarantine, reduce the spread and get back on the court to attend the event. 
  • Click Here to start the process for PCR testing prior to the event.

CONVENTION CENTER GUIDELINES

  • NO pop-up tents, tables, or “camps” inside OR outside the building.
  • Teams must leave the building as soon as their play and work schedule is complete for the day.
  • Each team is assigned to a Hall within the convention center (building).
    • Teams must ONLY enter and exit their assigned Hall.
    • NO attendees are permitted to go from one Hall to another within the same day.
  • NO congregation in any part of the concourses throughout the convention center.

 MATCH GUIDELINES

  • All coaches, players, and staff must wear a mask: on and off the court, during a match, or while completing their work assignment.
  • NO switching sides between sets.
  • NO pre-match and post-match team handshakes.
  • NO tiebreaker matches will be played.
  • Officials will be responsible for cleaning/sanitizing score table items after each assignment/match.
  • Game Ball will be provided and will be sanitized between every set, and during time-outs.
  • Teams must provide their own warm-up volleyballs.
    • Volleyball and Ball Cart Rentals will NOT be available this year due to COVID guidelines.
  • Bid awarding matches will be guaranteed a work team.
  • More in-depth protocols to be announced soon.