2022 BVCA National Championship Tournament

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2022 Competition Dates: July 15, 16, 17, 18, 19

Location: Hermosa Beach Pier, North & Southside // 1 Pier Ave, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254

Entry Fee: $285 per team (all participating athletes must have an active BVCA Membership & SandRecruits Membership) Players who are verbally committed & players in the u12 division do not need a SR membership.

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Age Groups 

18’s- Players Graduation year of 2022 & 2023

16’s- Players Graduation year of 2024 & 2025

14’s- Players Graduation year of 2026 & 2027

12’s -Players Graduation year of 2028 & 2029 & 2030

Qualification 

Individual Pairs Event

Teams are selected by their club director. Each beach club will select their top team. If a player graduated High School in the fall and went to college in the spring, she can NOT participate in the BVCA National Championships as a junior player.  

Club vs Club Challenge Event

Teams qualified based on ranking points. See Guidelines

Open Division 5v5 Club v Club-16 Clubs

  • Top 14 clubs qualify based on rankings and 2 wild cards

Open Division “Tier 2” 3v3 Club v Club- 8 Clubs

  • Clubs with 2nd teams that qualify based on rankings in the open division
  • Teams outside the top 16

Club Division Club v Club 3v3- 12 Clubs

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Schedule

***This schedule can change based on the number of teams that register. This will be the new format for 2022

Friday, July 15th

Wave 1: 16’s  7:30 Check in for 16’s (FIVB) Pools of 4

168 teams’ max entry in each age group-42 pools

  • 8:30 -1 vs 4
  • 9:30 – 2 v 3
  • 10:30– Loser of Game 1 vs Loser of Game 2
  • 11:30– Winner of Game 1 vs Winner of Game 2

Wave 2: 12:00 18’s Check in (FIVB) Pools of 4

 168 teams’ max entry in each age group-42 pools

  • 1:00 –1 vs 4
  • 2:00– 2 v 3
  • 3:00– Loser of Game 1 vs Loser of Game 2
  • 4:00– Winner of Game 1 vs Winner of Game 2

Saturday, July 16th

  • The winner of each pool will go into a pool of 3 to decide seeding into the Gold Bracket.
  • The last place team of each pool will go into a pool of 3 to decide seeding into the bronze bracket.
  • The 2nd, and 3rd place teams will go into a pool of 3. The winner of the pool will advance into the 70 team Gold, the 2nd and 3rd place goes to 56 team Silver, 42-team bronze bracket.
  • Games will be played to 21 in seeding round

Wave 1: 7:15-7:30 16’s Check in pool of 3 for seeding into Brackets

8:00 Start Time

1v3

2v3

1v2

Wave 2: 9:00 18’s Check in pool of 3 for seeding into Brackets

9:30 Start Time

 1v3

 2v3

 1v2

11:30-6:30 Championship Bracket Gold/Silver/Bronze for 16’s & 18’s

  • MATCH PLAY, you lose you’re out of the tournament
  • Goal is to finish the 2-3 rounds of Bracket

16’s & 18’s Medal ceremony to follow

Sunday, July 17th

8:30-5:00 16’s and 18’s Finish Championship Bracket

7:30 12’s Check in (FIVB) pools of 4 -match play

60 teams’ max entry-15 pools

  • 8:30-1 vs 4
  • 9:30- 2 v 3
  • 10:30- Loser of Game 1 vs Loser of Game 2
  • 11:30- Winner of Game 1 vs Winner of Game 2

12:00 14’s Check in (FIVB) Pools of 4 -match play

144-teams max entry-36 pools

  • 1:00- 1 vs 4
  • 2:00- 2 v 3
  • 3:00- Loser of Game 1 vs Loser of Game 2
  • 4:00- Winner of Game 1 vs Winner of Game 2

Monday, July 18th

  • The winner of each pool will go into a pool of 3 to decide seeding into the Gold Bracket.
  • The last place team of each pool will go into a pool of 3 to decide seeding into the bronze bracket.
  • In 12’s, the 2nd and 3rd place teams will go into a pool of 3. The winner of the pool will advance into the 30-team Gold, 2nd and 3rd place teams into 15-team Silver, 15-team bronze bracket.
  • In 14’s, the 2nd, and 3rd place teams will go into a pool of 3. The winner of the pool will advance into the 60-team Gold, 2nd and 3rd place teams into 48-team Silver, 36-team bronze bracket.
  • Games will be played to 21 in seeding round

7:45 12’s Check in

8:15-11:15 Pool of 3 for seeding into Brackets, there will be 2 pools on one court

7:45 14’s Check in

8:15-11:15 Pool of 3 for seeding into Brackets, there will be 2 pools on one court.

11:30-6:00 Championship Bracket Gold/Silver/Bronze for 12’s & 14’s

  • MATCH PLAY, you lose you’re out of the tournament
  • Goal is to finish the 2-3 rounds of Bracket

Club v Club National Championships

7:20 Check in Directors and Coaches meeting

Open Division 5v5 Club v Club- 16 Clubs’

  • Top 14 clubs qualify based on rankings and 2 wild cards

Open Division “Tier 2” 3v3 Club v Club- 8 Clubs

  • Clubs with 2nd teams that qualify based on rankings in the open division
  • Teams outside the top 16

Club Division Club v Club 3v3- 12 Clubs

Wave 1: 8:00-1:00

Wave 2: 2:00-7:00

Tuesday, July 19th

8:30-5:00 12’s and 14’s Finish Championship Bracket

12’s & 14’s Medal ceremony to follow

8:30-5:00 Club v Club National Championship Bracket

Awards will be given out to the overall Best Beach Club Championship, and the Club vs Club Championship Series

Junior Volleyball Association (JVA) The JVA is a national association that focuses on giving volleyball clubs the resources and education to be successful, and like the BVCA, is entirely about giving the athletes the best experience possible. Club Directors and Coaches are members of the JVA, and we work together to share ideas, events, and resources. If your club is not yet a member of the JVA, JOIN TODAY! Click here to find out what the JVA has to offer your club. 

Jeff Smith 

www.beachvolleyballclubs.com 

Email: [email protected] 

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