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NCVF Northeast Ranking Tournament
Hosted by NWVCL and Fairfield University

Date: March 4 (Sat) & 5 (Sun), 2017

Location: Fairfield University

Registration Fee: $300 per team*

Registration Deadline: February 11, 2017*

Make a check out to NWVCL then send it along with the tournament registration form to:

PO BOX 370074
West Hartford, CT 06137

For the ranking tournament registration form, click here.
* Your team's entry status will not be confirmed until your check has been received.


  1. 1st: West Chester
  2. 2nd: UCONN
  3. 3rd: Northeastern (tie)
  4. 3rd: Rutgers-A (tie)
  5. 5th: Tufts
  6. 6th: Fairfield
  7. 7th: Temple-A (tie)
  8. 7th: Albany (tie)
  9. 9th: Brown
  10. 10th: TCNJ
  11. 11th: Vermont
  12. 12th: Ithaca

Maximum entry: 20 teams

Registration Form: Download PDF

All the top teams from northeast region are expected to attend this event. Come join us and compete against the best Northeast has to offer.

For more information, contact Jung Park

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All NCVF Governance Rules will apply.

TOURNAMEN SEEDING & POOL PLAY ASSIGNMENTS All tournament seeding will be determined by the NCVF Women's Committee.

At least one USAV certified official will be assigned to each match.

"A" TEAM PRIORITY: All A teams are given priority up until 21 days before the start of the tournament (February 11th, 2017). All B teams will be placed on to a wait list, in order of contact to the host school. Should openings be available after February 11th, 2017, B teams will then be contacted, in order, of notification of entry to the event. In addition A teams registered for NCVF Club Nationals will be given the highest priority. Non-collegiate club teams, such as USAV and Alumni teams, may not participate. Attending a ranking tournament is highly recommended to all teams plan on attending the club nationals in April, 2017.

The NCVF Women's Committee has the right to deny any team entry. Reasons for denial may include: 1) failure to pay NCVF dues; 2) violation of NCVF eligibility rules; 3) misconduct at previous events. Teams have the right to appeal to the NCVF Compliance Committee, but any appeal must be made promptly.

Teams must adhere to the NCVF Governance Rules including all player and team eligibility requirements. Any player or team not in compliance may not participate. Any player or team violating the NCVF Governance Rules are subject to sanction by the NCVF Compliance Committee.

All rosters will be subject to an eligibility check by the NCVF Compliance Committee. Any inquiries from the NCVF Compliance Committee regarding a player's eligibility must be answered prior to the event. If questions remain about a player's eligibility, that player will not be eligible to participate. Please see for specifics on eligibility for players and teams.

Teams may withdraw from the event if a request is made in writing at least 21 days before the tournament (by February 11th, 2017). Refund requests received after this time period will not be granted except by the NCVF Women's Committee (acts of God, dangerous weather conditions, etc.). The hosting school must notify the NCVF Women's Committee of any school that withdraws less than 21 days before the tournament. Such teams may be subject to sanctions. The hosting school is required to provide a full refund within 30 days of written withdrawal.

SEEDING: Ranking Tournaments will be snake seeded. The NCVF Women's Committee will make final seeding for each tournament.

POOL PLAY MATCHES (DAY 1): Pool play will consist of best out of 3 played to 25 points. Should a split occur, deciding set played to 15. The NCVF Women's Committee reserves the right to alter the format.

BRACKET PLAY (DAY 2): The NCVF Women's Committee and Tournament Director will determine the bracket format based on number of courts, time, and number of matches played. Every team will be guaranteed at least two matches on Day 2. All matches on day 2 will be best out of 3 (25, 25, 15) as well.

TIE BREAKERS: The NCVF model of tiebreaker shall be used to determine selection into Gold or Silver. No team will be eliminated from Gold based on a tiebreaker.

SCHEDULING: Matches will be scheduled every 60 minutes for pool play. Matches may be moved forward with the agreement of officials, tournament director, and both teams.

WARM UP: Warm up for the matches will follow USAV protocol.

The winner of the ranking tournament shall receive their entry fee back ($300) as their prize.

There also will be the tournament MVP award as well as ALL TOURNAMENT TEAM awards.

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