2019

UNION HEARTBREAKER TOURNAMENT HANDBOOK


Club Directors and Coaches:

Welcome to the 2019 Union Heartbreaker Tournament.  Thank you for joining us and we hope to see you for additional events in 2019 and for years to come!  Please let us know if there is anything we can do to make the Union Heartbreaker and future events a great experience for you, your team, and your fans!

This will be your last correspondence related to the tournament; this letter and any future communication will be posted on the tournament’s website, www.unionvolleyball.com.  It is important that every coach read this email in its entirety, as this was created in lieu of a coaches’ meeting.

If you did not input your roster on AES, you must submit a copy of your roster upon check-in. 

GENERAL TOURNAMENT FORMAT

All Teams:


AGE SPECIFIC RULES:

The 11/12U division will abide by the normal serving line.

Once again if the two coaches have teams at a skill level where their players cannot be successful serving, they can approach the official about using the step in rule.

TIEBREAKERS:

Teams tied for position shall not compete in a playoff set to determine seed. Rather, each team’s position shall be determined by the priority system described below.

o Match Percentage

o Head-to-head (ONLY used if it is 2 team tiebreaker)

o Set Percentage

o Point Percentage

o Flip a coin

 

All calculations are viewable on AES pools online.  Please monitor scores as they are updated to be sure this information is accurate throughout the day.

ALL POOLS/BRACKETS/SCORES WILL BE AVAILABLE ONLINE AT ADVANCEDEVENTSYSTEMS.COM

 A direct link to the Heartbreaker will be available by the following steps:  

Unionvolleyball.com  

Click “Tournaments” at the top of the page

Click “Union Heartbreaker”


VENUES -

        Doors at all Facilities will open at 7:15AM

Ohio Valley Volleyball Center (OVVC): 1820 Taylor Ave., Louisville, KY 40213. 

Southern Indiana Sports Center(SISC):  620 Park East Blvd, New Albany, IN 47150.

Silver Creek Middle School (SCMS): 495 N. Indiana Ave. Sellersburg, IN 47172.         

Park by the main entrance and use DOOR A to enter.

Providence High School (PHS) is located at 707 Providence Way, Clarksville, IN 47129.

Please park in the FRONT lot (not by baseball and track). Please use the front entrance –

nearest to the circle.

                                                

PARKING

Free parking is available at each facility.  If there are no available spaces in the main parking lot by the time you arrive, we advise dropping the girls off at the entrance to the building and parking in one of the overflow lots. Please regard facility signage. Additionally, do not park in the fire lanes under any circumstances and do not park illegally and block someone in. Violators will be towed at the owner’s expense.  

GATE ADMISSION

There is a gate admission fee of $6/day, $5/seniors and $5/students 6-18. Kids 5&under are free.

FOOD/CONCESSION STAND

No outside food, drinks or coolers will be allowed into ANY FACILITY. WATER ONLY.  Please do not attempt to “smuggle” in food.

LIABILITY/MEDICAL RELEASE

The UNION Heartbreaker is a USAV Sanctioned event in the Pioneer Region.

FEEDBACK

If you have any suggestions or comments or general thoughts on how your tournament experience was, please feel free to contact us. We hope you’ll continue to compete in our tournaments for years to come!

Contact info:

Stephanie Cantway, UNION Tournament Director

Email: stephanie@unionvolleyball.com

Phone: 563-343-5040