Deadlines

Entries will continue to be accepted until July 8. No on-site registrations will be accepted.

Sport Info


DATES:

Saturday, June 8, 2019
15U
16U
17U
18U

Saturday, July 20, 2019
11U
12U

Sunday, July 21, 2019
13U
14U

Sunday, July 28, 2019
Coed
Women's Open

If not enough teams enter to complete pool play, SMSG reserves the right to combine age divisions.


LOCATION:

Matches may be played at the following locations in Columbia, MO.

Stephens College (Silverthorne Arena) - 107 Dorsey St
Tolton High School - 3351 E Gans Rd
Columbia Sports Armory - 701 E Ash St


ENTRY FEE:

Youth - $200 per team
Adult Women / Coed - $175 per team


DEADLINE:

Last possible day to register for 5th - 8th grade:  July 8
Last possible day to register for coed / women's open:  July 15


CHECK IN:

All teams must check-in at their competition site at least 30 minutes prior to start of first match.


COMMISSIONER:

For more information, contact the Show-Me State Games at 573-882-2101.


HOW TO ENTER:

Register Online: Show-Me State Games Online Registration - Volleyball

OR

Register by Mail:  To enter by mail, please complete a Show-Me State Games entry form and mail it along with payment to:

Show-Me State Games
1400 Rock Quarry Rd, Entrance 5
Columbia, MO 65211

Format/Rules

Age Determination (2019)

18U - September 2000 to August 2001
17U - September 2001 to August 2002
16U - September 2002 to August 2003
15U - September 2003 to August 2004
14U - September 2004 to August 2005
13U - September 2005 to August 2006
12U - September 2006 to August 2007
11U - September 2007 to August 2008

**Players may play in multiple age groups as long as competition is not on the same day.

General Rules

  • Warm-Ups – shared 4 minutes + 1 minute for serving (if desired).  Keep matches moving on time or early.
  • The tournament will have round robin pools to seed a single elimination tournament.
  • All teams will be guaranteed a minimum of (4) matches.
  • All teams will have officiating duties for other matches. Failure to officiate will result in forfeiture of the first set of the team's next match. When officiating, each team is required to provide two linesperson, one scorekeeper and one umpire.
  • Roster is limited to 12 players.
  • Format: USAV rules will be used for all divisions, including coed.
    • Pool Play:  2 sets. All sets to 25 - win by 2 (start at 4-4).
    • Bracket Play:  Best 2 of 3 sets.  Sets 1 & 2 to 25 – win by 2 (start at 4-4). Set 3 to 15 – win by 2 (start at 0-0, switch sides at 8)
    • Tie Breakers:  If teams are tied on total sets, then in all sets between the teams:
      • Head to Head sets
      • Head to Head total points
      • Overall total points
      • Coin flip
  • In coed play, we will use a 4-2 format.  Two females must be on the court at all times.
  • Uniforms are suggested but not mandatory.
  • Each team must provide their own practice/warm-up equipment including balls.
  • Work Teams - Teams must provide 2 Line Judges, an R2, and a scorer (simple tally sheet) for every assigned match.  Parents and Coaches may act as members of the work team if the team wishes.
  • Rules of Play - All USAV rules apply unless changed below.  Please use the honor system to maintain compliance with these rules.
  • 5th and 6th Grade Division will use the VolleyLite ball and will not be allowed to step into the court during service attempts.
  • May use 2 Liberos (can change either per set).  Request that Liberos be in contrasting jersey.
  • Either or both Liberos may serve in one rotational position.
  • Substitutions:
    • May substitute directly (USAV rules)
    • May not use both methods in the same set
  • We recommend that each player have proof of age/grade on hand during the tournament. Players must be able to show proof of age or residence if asked by Games officials.

Freshmen, JV and Varsity

  • All MSHSAA rules will apply.

Event Codes

Event Code Event Name
VB00211U Volleyball
VB00412U Volleyball
VB00613U Volleyball
VB00814U Volleyball
VB01015U Volleyball
VB01216U Volleyball
VB01417U Volleyball
VB01618U Volleyball
VB018Women's Open
VB019Adult Coed Open

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