Welcome to the BVNE 2021 National Championships

We are excited to announce our National Championship Tournament in Pompano Beach Florida on July 26th and 27th.  BVNE bids earned in the 2019/2020 seasons will be honored for 2021.  It’s important for bid winners to get signed up early. Earning a bid does not secure your spot in our 2021 National Championships.

We have also added a GNBV College Recruiting Showcase on July 28-29 following the National Championship and NO BID is required.  This tournament will fill up fast so secure your spot now. Space is limited as of 1/30/2021 as we still don’t know if this will be a virtual showcase or an in person showcase with D-1 and more colleges in attendance. The dead period is schedule to end April 15th, 2021. As soon as we have published information from the NCAA will be either leave max teams at 32 or open up to more teams.

Below are all the details for the July 26-27, 2021 BVNE National Championship Tournament

What about California? We don’t expect large scale events to return to California for the 2021 season. If for some reason we were able to host an event in California, this event will not change. We will add an additional non-bid tournament that would adhere to new guidelines set fourth by California.

Where to Stay:

These are two of many local options. Tru by Hilton is directly across the street and just opened for reservations on February 1st. This is a new hotel with food, shopping, surf shop, pier parking all next door. At this hotel you can walk across the street to the event.

The Hampton Inn Fort Lauderdale Pompano Beach is a ten minute drive from the beach. Very convenient and nearby restaurants and shopping too.

Flying In

You will be flying into Fort Lauderdale airport (FLL). It’s a short 20 min ride to Pompano Beach Pier.

Tournament Schedule & Format

Players can self check in on the event website the night before the tournament to avoid long lines at check in. No one will be required to visit the event desk as your entire schedule is available online at all times. The event desk will be open to everyone for questions and additional details throughout the event. If you are able to use self check in and know where you are playing all you need to do is report to your court, get set up and attend the 8:45am morning meeting.

Event Day Schedule

Check in officially starts at 8:00 am. All players will participate in the 8:45 am morning meeting. Games start at 9:00 am.

Event Format

            All reffing teams are responsible for entering live scores on a personal cell phone.  One person from each reffing will need to have a charged cell phone. Look for the “key” in volleyball life pools and click on it then follow the instructions. SCORES MUST BE ENTERED IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING THE GAME. THIS REFFING TEAM IS RESPONSIBLE FOR ENTERING THE FINAL SOCRE.

Schedule and Playoffs

Day one:  Pool play matches to 21.  If a third game is needed to 15 no cap win by 2.

Day two:  All teams will play one single elimination one game to 28 no cap win by 2.

Playoffs will be posted in Volleyball Life after all pools have been finished.
On Day two make sure you report to your assigned court 30 min prior to the start time for warm up.  All teams have 10 min after the scheduled start before a forfeit will be issued. This will all run smooth if everyone follows Volleyball Life and reports promptly to the correct courts.  If you are waiting for a team you must report it to the front desk so we can start the clock for ten minutes.

Advancement to finals (below) is subject.

Teams will advance to the following playoffs rounds:
1st in pool GOLD
2nd in pool SILVER
3rd in pool BRONZE
4th in pool COPPER

If you are in a 5 team pools teams will advance as follows:
1st and 2nd in pool GOLD
3rd in pool SILVER
4th in pool BRONZE
5th in pool COPPER

Playoff format is subject to change based on the number of teams.

Medals will be awarded in all divisions. Only the GOLD and Silver Divisions will receive prizes.

How to Qualify

This is a bid only event for girls divisions 12U, 13U, 14U, 15U, 16U and 18U. If you win in 12U but one of the players will be 13 years old the day of the event you can play in 13U. Subject to change based on the number of sign ups.

Play in one of our BVNE BID Qualifiers in across the United States. To find a list of all our events visit bvne.volleyballlife.com

Starting from the FALL 2019 season, ALL BIDS EARNED PRIOR TO COVID-19 will be honored.

ONLY ONE PARTNER IS REQUIRED TO HAVE WON A BID AND BID WINNERS CAN PLAY WITH A PARTNER OF THEIR CHOICE.

All players must have a BVNE membership.

This is a BVNE “Play Your Age” Event. An athlete can always move up but never move down in BNVE.

You must register to secure your spot. Earning a bid does not guarantee entry. This is a first come first serve event.

Refund Policy

If you are sick, have come in contact with some who has been sick, or tested positive for covid-19, please contact us at daron@teamwave.net for a full refund. No refund request will be honored after July 18, 2021 without written documentation of covid exposure or diagnosis. 

Health & Safety Protocol

All rules subject to change.
When not playing please practice social distancing.
Please use hand sanitizer before you play.
Please take your temperature before departing for this event. Temperatures over 100.4 will be provided a full refund by texting a photo of the temperature reading in place of medical documentation.
If for any reason you are sick please text Daron at 310-547-7486 to let her know that your team is dropping out and a full refund will be processed anytime through event day.
If you are advised to self quarantine by a contact tracer please stay home and contact Daron at 310-547-7486 for a full refund.
If for any reason you wake up and don’t feel good even if you think its just a cold please stay home, we will happily provide a refund.
No high fives between teams.
No congregating between teams.
On side change, please walk around opposite sides of the poles.
Use balls provided that have been sanitized.
No personal balls please. 
We recommend everyone wear a face covering when not playing.

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