2020 PL Qualifier Information
48 participating teams will be placed into 12 pools of 4 teams. Teams will play all teams in their pool and based upon their pool finish, be re-seeded and re-pooled for day 2 play. The top 2 teams will be placed into the Qualifying Rounds (24 teams) and the 3rd and 4th place teams placed into the elimination round (24 teams). All matches are best of 3. First 2 sets to 25 points, no cap; Deciding set will be to 15 points, no cap, 2 30 sec timeouts per set.
Divisional Qualifying rounds - The 24 teams will be placed into 3 brackets of 8 teams and will be playing 3 matches for seeding into the divisional rounds of PL#1 scheduled for February 9th. All teams have qualified for Power League play and will be playing for seeding into Division 1 through 4.
Elimination rounds - The 24 teams will be placed into pods of 6 teams, 2 pools of 3 teams paired up for competition. Teams will play all teams in their pool, then a cross-over match with ʻpartnerʻ pool.
Team 1 vs Team 3 - Ref: Team 2
Team 2 vs Team 3 - Ref: Team 1
Team 1 vs Team 2 - Ref: Team 3
Round 1 - (M1)2nd place vs 3rd place and (M2)3rd place vs 2nd place
Round 2 - 1st place vs 1st place and (M3) M1 winner vs. M2 winner
Pool winners (1st place teams) and the winner from the M3 (M1 winner vs M2 winner) will qualify for the 2020 Power League. Losers from the Round 1 matches and the loser from the M3 match will be eliminated and will not qualify for the 2020 Power League.
All matches will be best of 3 sets to 25 points, win by 2 points with no point cap. Deciding set (If necessary) will be to 15 points (switch sides at 8 points), win by 2 points with no point cap. Each team will have two 30 second timeouts per set. Warmups will be 2 minutes shared, 4 minutes serving team, 4 minutes receiving team.
Pool finish will be determined by
1. Match Percentage
2. Set percentage
3. Point differential
Ties will be determined by the following criteria
2 teams - Head to head results will determine the order of finish
3 teams - If the teams are still tied after match and set percentage and point differential, a card draw will determine the place of finish.
Coaches Meeting - Day 1 - 1/5/20
ALL TEAMS MUST SUBMIT A WEBPOINT ROSTER AT THE COACHES MEETING.
Coaches meeting for ALL AM pools will be at 7:15am at Kekuhaupiʻo. First serve to start promptly at 8am. PM Pools at Kekuhaupiʻo gym at 1pm, PM pools at Keawe at 1:20pm. We will be collecting a webpoint roster for your team to your siteʻs coaches meeting and sign and hand to the gym site director. Handwritten rosters will NOT be accepted. NO EXCEPTIONS.
Rosters must be printed from Webpoint, signed and submitted at the coaches meeting at 1/5/20. No handwritten rosters will be accepted. Rosters of all teams will be frozen after the first tournament starts as to keep the competitive balance of each team in the league. All players/coaches must be registered in USAV for the 19-20 season. Only registered players and adults on the roster will be allowed in the bench area of the tournament. Per USAV Guidelines, there must be at least one (1) IMPACT certified coach/adult on the bench at all times. Adults (Coaches, Chaperones, etc.) may be added to the roster at later dates. Please print out a new roster to reflect these changes and bring it to the next tournament date. Officials will be checking for compliance.
Uniforms are not required until the end of the month, however numbered jerseys are required. Also, if libero(s) are to be utilized, they will NEED to be in contrasting colors from the rest of the team. (Note: Uniform numbers may be written in on the roster to match the uniform of player until official uniforms are required. NO DUPLICATE NUMBERS ALLOWED)
R1 - Team 1 vs Team 3 - Ref: Team 2
R2 - Team 2 vs Team 4 - Ref: Team 1
R3 - Team 1 vs Team 4 - Ref: Team 3
R4 - Team 2 vs Team 3 - Ref: Team 1
R5 - Team 3 vs Team 4 - Ref: Team 2
R6 - Team 1 vs Team 2 - Ref: Team 4
Pool Play Assignments - Updated 12/30/19 - 6pm
Pool 1 - (Kekuhaupiʻo Ct 1) - 8am Start
Pool 3 - (Kekuhaupiʻo Ct 2) - 8am Start
Pool 5 - (Kekuhaupiʻo Ct 3) - 8am Start
Pool 10 - (Kekuhaupiʻo Ct 4) - 8am Start
Pool 9 - (Keawe Ct 5) - 8am start
Pool 11 - (Keawe Ct 6) - 8am Start
Pool 2 - (Kekuhaupiʻo Ct 1) - 2pm start
Pool 6 - (Kekuhaupiʻo Ct 2) - 2pm start
Pool 8 - (Kekuhaupiʻo Ct 3) - 2pm start
Pool 7 - (Kekuhaupiʻo Ct 4) - 2pm Start
Pool 4 - (Keawe Ct 5) - 2pm start
Pool 12 - (Keawe Ct 6) - 2pm Start