Pre-Tournament Manual

The Pre-Tournament Manual is a comprehensive guide to the 2019 USA Volleyball Open National Championships. It includes information regarding entry requirements, registration instructions and general tournament information. Below are required forms and additional information to help you prepare for the event. All teams are responsible for the information contained in the manual. 

Please read our current Gender Competition Guidelines

Chapter 1 - Quick Facts (PDF)
Schedules, entry deadlines, roster additions, team check-in, team representative meeting, competition volleyballs

Chapter 2 - General Tournament Information (PDF)
Seeding, forfeits and withdrawals, officials, team duties, awards, all-tournament, alcohol policy, practice opportunities, ball and ball cart check-out for warm-ups, ball handling, sports medicine, equipment approvals, event merchandise, vendor licensing, resources

Chapter 3 - Competition Rules (PDF)
Competition regulations, protests, uniforms, net height, play structure, match protocol, coaching

Chapter 4 - Team and Player Eligibility (PDF)
Membership, non-U.S. team participation, participation in two tournaments, age and identity falsification, gender determination, open tournaments, club tournaments, sitting tournament, masters tournaments, seniors tournaments

Chapter 5 - Entry and Registration Process (PDF)
Application procedure, entry fees, refunds, entry limitations, guaranteed entries, code of conduct, rosters, ranking, change procedures, entry verification

Chapter 6 - Travel info and discounts (PDF)
Hotels, air and ground transportation, things to do in Columbus


Required Forms

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