NBVA#3 Tournament 21 – 22 November & Qualification B Tournament 28 November 2020

Registration is now open for the NBVA # 3 / NSW Beach Volleyball Tour (Round 4) Tournament on Saturday 21 November and 22 November 2020 at Manly Beach Volleyball Courts.

Based on the ranking the main draw will consist of
AAA: 8 teams / AA: 8 teams / A: 8 teams and
BBB: 8 teams / BB: 8 teams / B: 8 teams

When you sign up you can pre-select Division 1 (AAA/AA/A) – Saturday or Division 2 (BBB/BB/B) – Sunday to play in, it’s an open registration (based on seeding points).  However, this does not guarantee you into that division and into the tournament until registration & event payment closes.  The final seeding will be published by Friday, 20 November 2020 via Facebook and the NBVA website to show you which division and day you will be playing on.  Players will also be contacted by email on Friday.

After the top 24 Teams Register for AAA/AA/A on the Saturday, any lower teams will be bumped to the BBB/BB/B registration.

When you complete your teams Event Registration and view the Registered Teams list this is an indicative seeding list.  If there is an over subscription of teams, those teams that do not make it into the divisions will be put on a waiting list.  Any wait listed teams will be notified by Friday evening if a team withdraws.

For more details see below.

WHEN

Saturday 21 November 2020: 7:30am – 5:00pm
Sunday 22 November 2020: 7:30am – 5:00pm

FORMAT

– AAA/AA/A Division Modified Pool Play (max 8 teams per division)
– BBB/BB/B Division Pool Play (maximum 8 teams per division unless the Tournament Committee reserves the right to combine divisions if there are insufficient numbers)

ENTRY FEE

Prices are as follows:

  • Full NBVA Member – $20
  • Casual – $30 (plus $20 Single Event (bronze) Membership paid to State Volleyball NSW)
  • Affilliate – $30
  • U19/U13 NBVA Full Member – $10
  • U19/U13 Affiliate – $20
  • U19/U13 Casual – $20 (plus $20 Single Event (bronze) Membership paid to State Volleyball NSW)

EVENT REGISTRATION

Please go to the NBVA Tournament Registration page at: https://nbva.org.au/event-registration/.

Make sure to use your proper name and each partner’s individual email when completing the Event Registration and Event Payment online.  You and your team will have received an email with details of your registration and a link to the Entry Fee Payment.  (If you have not received an email please check your JUNK folder).

Alternatively once you have registered your team you can pay by the following the event payment link at: https://nbva.org.au/product/nbva-tournament-entry-variable/ and enter your name as exactly as it appears in the registered teams table.

Highest seeded teams registered and paid by the deadline will receive entry to the division selected and until the maximum number of teams have been reached.  All other teams will be placed on the wait list if there is an over subscription of teams. If there is a tie in points priority will go to NBVA member teams with a seeding score, over Affiliated members (e.g. Coogee) and Casuals at the time of the registration/event payment deadline.
If there is also a tie in points for members, priority will go to the team who registered first.

PLEASE NOTE: If maximum team registration is also reached and if there is a tie in points priority will go to NBVA member teams with a seeding score, over Affiliated members (e.g. Coogee) and Casuals at the time of the registration/event payment deadline. If teams are half NBVA members/half Affiliated or Casual they will be treated as full NBVA member teams.

Winners of each division from previous tournament are promoted to the next division for this Tournament. This must be the next consecutive tournament and same team pairing. (This may not be reflected until registration closes till Wed 18 November 2020, 12pm).

Wild cards may be awarded under discretion of the NBVA committee.  Wild card entry teams can send an email to info@nbva.org.au by 12pm on Wednesday 18 November including details supporting their request by providing tournament results and career highlights.

Registration and payment closes – 12pm on Wednesday 18 November 2020.  No late registrations allowed.

IMPORTANT TIMES AND CHECK-IN FOR NBVA #2

7.30am-7:45am Both players must be checked in at the Tournament Desk by 7:45am.
7:45am Players Meeting
8.00am First games start
As always be sure to be on time to guarantee entry.

PRIZES

Prizes for 1st and 2nd place in each division.

AAA AND AA NBVA UNIFORM REQUIREMENT
For all NBVA / NSW Beach Volleyball Tour Tournaments there are uniform requirements:

  • AAA / AA divisions: matching uniform are mandatory.
  • A / BBB / BB / B divisions: matching uniforms are optional, however strongly recommended.
Matching uniforms are defined as:
  • Men’s: Matching NBVA / VNSW 2020/21 Sportility Singlets*
  • Women’s: Matching NBVA / VNSW 2020/21 Budgy Smuggler Tops or Matching NBVA / VNSW 2020/21 Sportility Singlets*
For AAA / AA divisions mandatory requirements:
  • If requirements are not met, match will be forfeited 2-0 (21-0, 21-0)
  • Players may use matching NBVA 2019/20 Season Sportility Singlets or Budgy Smuggler Tops as a back-up or second uniform
  • In the scenario of environmental conditions or injury, Players are permitted to wear compression or other garments underneath their uniform
  • Any exceptions are at the discretion of the NBVA Tournament Director

NBVA QUALIFICATION B  TOURNAMENT 

With the increased interest in our NBVA 2-day tournaments, NBVA will continue to run an overflow Qualification B Tournament for the upcoming NBVA #3. This will be held the week following the originally scheduled tournament to cater for those who were unable to compete within the existing 48 team tournament. The tournament is designed to cater towards new players or players with less than the points required to make it into the top 48.

NBVA #3 / NSW Beach Volleyball Tour (Round 4) event is scheduled on Saturday 21 November and Sunday 22 November 2020. The NBVA Qualification B Tournament will be held on Saturday 28 November from 11am @ Manly Beach.

There will be a maximum of 20 teams per gender. Adjustment to the format and entries may also be required to suit the final number of teams at the discretion of NBVA.

IMPORTANT TIMES FOR OVERFLOW TOURNAMENT

11:00-11.15am Player check-in
11.15am Players meeting
11.30am First games start

A tournament spot will be secured through the Qualification B Tournament that will be given for the winning team at the next NBVA 2-day  tournament (NBVA #4 on 6 December 2020). All players will also earn seeding points.

If teams on the waitlist cannot play the Qualification B Tournament please email info@nbva.org.au by Wednesday 25 November, 12pm and a refund will be processed.

SET-UP AND PACK-DOWN CREW

We will be randomly selecting the set up and pack down crew from teams registered to share the workload. You will be contacted by Friday if you have been selected to be part of the set up or pack down crew. We appreciate your cooperation in this.

PLAYERS MEMBERSHIP

Please note that players are required to have a current State Volleyball NSW Membership for the 2019-20 Season (Valid 1 April 2020 to 31 March 2021). This is either a yearly or casual (single event) membership, which is required on top of the NBVA Tournament Entry Fee.  Please make sure to select the correct tournament entry fee if you are a NBVA member or an Casual/Affiliate as these are different prices.
Follow the link for all NBVA membership information as well as how to sign up for your State NSW Membership: https://nbva.org.au/membership/

FACEBOOK EVENT PAGE

Keep up to date with the latest tournament information on our NBVA #2 Tournament 24-25 October 2020 Facebook page.

NBVA Terms and Conditions of Sale can be found by clicking the link.