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Info For Teams

Team Information Handbook

Coaches – be sure to print a copy of the Team Handbook and bring it with you to Ontario Championships. We will not be providing printed copies of the Handbook on-site this year.

Download the 2017 Team Handbook.

Coach and Team Check In Process

Team check in and team package pickup will take place on the second floor, in Room 208 on the first day of competition for all teams playing at RIM Park.

Coaches MUST check in before your first match on day one of competition; team check in will be available starting at 7:00am and will close at 5:00pm on the Friday of each weekend.

Only individuals on the official team roster can check in their team (example: head coach, assistant coach, etc) and pick up their team package. The team package includes all weekend accreditation badges (required for team coaches, players, and team staff to gain access to the court areas), tournament schedules, Award of Excellence medals, local restaurant coupons, city maps, event programs and event giveaways etc.

Coaching Cards and Proof of Certification – All coaches MUST provide their NCCP coaching certification card or OVA Exemption Card, or or print out from the NCAA Locker Database, in order to check in at the event. Failure to provide either card will result in a 0 fine (as per OVA coaching certification policy). Please note, this fine must be paid prior to the first match played at RIM Park in 2018.  Accepted payment types on site are VISA, MasterCard, cheque or cash.

Note:

  • All 12U to 16U Head Coaches MUST provide either a NCCP coaching certification card (with proof of Development Coach Certification or old NCCP Level 1 Certification) or exemption card in order to check-in at Ontario Championships.
  • All 17U and 18U Head Coaches MUST provide their NCCP coaching certification card (with Advanced Development Coach Certification) in order to check-in at Ontario Championships.

Players Proof of Athlete Age
Coaches will be required to show proof of age for their team’s athletes at Coach Check in of Ontario Championships. Proof of age must be in the form of government issued ID (birth certificate, drivers license, passport, etc). Photocopies will be accepted.

Official Roster: Although the official roster allows for a maximum of six (6) team personnel, only four (4) of these individuals are allowed to be on the scoresheet and/or on the bench for any given match. These four (4) individuals will need to be identified during the Team Check In process.

Important Info:

2017 Coach Certification Policy – Updated December 2016.pdf

2017 Coaching Certification Subsidies

Team Roster and Photo

The deadline to submit your team roster and photo is Friday, February 16, 2018.

19U Eligibility – Application Form

Athletes born in 1999 who are still in High School are eligible to compete in 18U OVA tournaments. In order to participate in 18U Provincial Championships and 18U National Championships in 2018, athletes born in 1999 who are still in high school must fulfill specific requirements:

  • The athlete has never been held back a year at any time during their schooling
  • The athlete is in their first year of grade 12
  • Teams do not include more than 2 over aged athletes
  • Verification of the eligibility of these athletes has been approved by the OVA

19U Athletes wishing to play in 18U Ontario Championships and National Championships must fill out the Overaged Athlete Eligibility Application Form.

How to Score Keep a Volleyball Match

At this years Ontario Championships, teams are required to score keep and line their OWN matches. Out of respect for our athletes and our sport, coaches are requested not to have their players officiating lines or scoring.

HOW TO SCORE A VOLLEYBALL MATCH

Scorer Presentation – Prior to Match
Scorer Presentation – During the Match
Scorer Presentation – Recording Results
Scorer Presentation – Post Match and Additional Recording

Travel Forms For Ontario Championships

Teams traveling in excess of 300kms (one way) will be reimbursed at a rate of

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Info For Teams

Team Information Handbook

Coaches – be sure to print a copy of the Team Handbook and bring it with you to Ontario Championships. We will not be providing printed copies of the Handbook on-site this year.

Download the 2017 Team Handbook.

Coach and Team Check In Process

Team check in and team package pickup will take place on the second floor, in Room 208 on the first day of competition for all teams playing at RIM Park.

Coaches MUST check in before your first match on day one of competition; team check in will be available starting at 7:00am and will close at 5:00pm on the Friday of each weekend.

Only individuals on the official team roster can check in their team (example: head coach, assistant coach, etc) and pick up their team package. The team package includes all weekend accreditation badges (required for team coaches, players, and team staff to gain access to the court areas), tournament schedules, Award of Excellence medals, local restaurant coupons, city maps, event programs and event giveaways etc.

Coaching Cards and Proof of Certification – All coaches MUST provide their NCCP coaching certification card or OVA Exemption Card, or or print out from the NCAA Locker Database, in order to check in at the event. Failure to provide either card will result in a $100 fine (as per OVA coaching certification policy). Please note, this fine must be paid prior to the first match played at RIM Park in 2018.  Accepted payment types on site are VISA, MasterCard, cheque or cash.

Note:

  • All 12U to 16U Head Coaches MUST provide either a NCCP coaching certification card (with proof of Development Coach Certification or old NCCP Level 1 Certification) or exemption card in order to check-in at Ontario Championships.
  • All 17U and 18U Head Coaches MUST provide their NCCP coaching certification card (with Advanced Development Coach Certification) in order to check-in at Ontario Championships.

Players Proof of Athlete Age
Coaches will be required to show proof of age for their team’s athletes at Coach Check in of Ontario Championships. Proof of age must be in the form of government issued ID (birth certificate, drivers license, passport, etc). Photocopies will be accepted.

Official Roster: Although the official roster allows for a maximum of six (6) team personnel, only four (4) of these individuals are allowed to be on the scoresheet and/or on the bench for any given match. These four (4) individuals will need to be identified during the Team Check In process.

Important Info:

2017 Coach Certification Policy – Updated December 2016.pdf

2017 Coaching Certification Subsidies

Team Roster and Photo

The deadline to submit your team roster and photo is Friday, February 16, 2018.

19U Eligibility – Application Form

Athletes born in 1999 who are still in High School are eligible to compete in 18U OVA tournaments. In order to participate in 18U Provincial Championships and 18U National Championships in 2018, athletes born in 1999 who are still in high school must fulfill specific requirements:

  • The athlete has never been held back a year at any time during their schooling
  • The athlete is in their first year of grade 12
  • Teams do not include more than 2 over aged athletes
  • Verification of the eligibility of these athletes has been approved by the OVA

19U Athletes wishing to play in 18U Ontario Championships and National Championships must fill out the Overaged Athlete Eligibility Application Form.

How to Score Keep a Volleyball Match

At this years Ontario Championships, teams are required to score keep and line their OWN matches. Out of respect for our athletes and our sport, coaches are requested not to have their players officiating lines or scoring.

HOW TO SCORE A VOLLEYBALL MATCH

Scorer Presentation – Prior to Match
Scorer Presentation – During the Match
Scorer Presentation – Recording Results
Scorer Presentation – Post Match and Additional Recording

Travel Forms For Ontario Championships

Teams traveling in excess of 300kms (one way) will be reimbursed at a rate of $0.42/kms per vehicle (maximum 2 vehicles) from the 301st kms onwards.

Please submit the claim form to the attention of the OVA Accounts Department either by fax 416 426-7109 or by email to accounts@ontariovolleyball.org. Note: if claims are not received by the end of the indoor season (May 31, 2018), teams will not be reimbursed.

Click here to download the travel form.

Playing on Sport Court

During a rally, the last point of contact prior to playing the ball must be the Sport Court.
• Examples:
o one foot on the sport court, one foot on the cement = play continues
o jump in the air off of the sport and play the ball prior to coming in contact with the cement = play is whistled dead and point is awarded to other team;
o leave the playing surface and step on a chair and play the ball = play is whistled dead and point is awarded to other team
• Any service action must be initiated with at least one foot in contact with the sport court.
• These rules are in place to minimize the risk to our athletes’ safety.

.42/kms per vehicle (maximum 2 vehicles) from the 301st kms onwards.

Please submit the claim form to the attention of the OVA Accounts Department either by fax 416 426-7109 or by email to accounts@ontariovolleyball.org. Note: if claims are not received by the end of the indoor season (May 31, 2018), teams will not be reimbursed.

Click here to download the travel form.

Playing on Sport Court

During a rally, the last point of contact prior to playing the ball must be the Sport Court.
• Examples:
o one foot on the sport court, one foot on the cement = play continues
o jump in the air off of the sport and play the ball prior to coming in contact with the cement = play is whistled dead and point is awarded to other team;
o leave the playing surface and step on a chair and play the ball = play is whistled dead and point is awarded to other team
• Any service action must be initiated with at least one foot in contact with the sport court.
• These rules are in place to minimize the risk to our athletes’ safety.