Event Awards

All-Tournament and MVP Selections at USA Open Championship Events

COMMISSION: Selection of five outstanding players in the USAV Open National Championship in all classifications.
COMMITTEE CHAIR: Crystal Lewis
CRITERIA: Suggested guidelines for the selection for All-Tournament Awards may follow the priority order listed below: Playing effectiveness and court leadership in the tournament; Demonstration of good sportsmanship, general attitude and conduct on and off of the court; Best individual players with some regard for position; Basic skills and all-around ability; Shall come from primarily the gold flight teams. Any player who has received an individual sanction by the Event Arbitrator, championship staff and/or match referee shall not be considered for All-Tournament selection. The Events Department may establish/amend criteria for selection based on the number of teams entered into the tournament.

MVP Selections at the USAV Open National Championship Event

COMMISSION: To select the Most Valuable Player in each classification from which All-Tournament teams are selected.
CRITERIA: One player may be selected for this recognition in each classification from the gold flight only, and shall be in addition to the players named to the All-Tournament team. If at any time this award is eliminated from the Open National Championship, the Events Department will advise teams prior to the start of the tournament through the published pre-tournament materials.

All-Tournament Selections at USA Junior Championship Events

COMMISSION: Selection of outstanding players in Junior Volleyball Championship Divisions for All-Tournament recognition in approved categories. Awards shall be as follows in the 15-year-and-above age groups in all divisions.
CRITERIA: Suggested guidelines for the selection for All-Tournament Awards may follow the priority order listed below: Playing effectiveness and court leadership in the tournament; Demonstration of good sportsmanship, leadership, general attitude and conduct on and off the court; The best individual players with some regard for position; Basic skills and all-around ability. Shall come primarily from gold flight teams. The committee reserves the right for exception. Any player who has been sanctioned by the event arbitrator, championship staff and/or a match referee shall not be considered for All-Tournament selection. The Events Department may establish/amend criteria for selection based on the number of teams entered into the tournament.

MVP Selections at USA Junior Championship Events

COMMISSION: To select the Most Valuable Player in each age and division group from which All-Tournament teams are selected.
COMMITTEE CHAIRS: Fred Early (Girls), Chris Clauss (Boys)
CRITERIA: One player only may be selected for this recognition in each classification tournament from the gold flight only, and shall be in addition to the players named to the All-Tournament team. If at any time this award is eliminated from one of the Junior National Championships (JNC), the Events Department will advise teams prior to the start of a tournament through the published pre-tournament materials.