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BVA’s 19th Annual Jr. Hi Neighbor
Tournament April 25-26, 2015

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2015 Jr Hi Neighbor Information Updated
(4/17/15)

Pools Wave 1, along with the format, addresses, food & seating information:2015 Jr Hi Neighbor Wave 1 Pools

Directions: Gyms_2015

Coaches Packet Pick-up:

Team packets will be available for pick-up Friday night from 7:00 pm until 10:00 pm at the Crowne Plaza Asheville 1 Resort Dr, Asheville, NC 28806. All packets that are not picked up will be taken to the playing site of the team, and will be available at the 7:30 coaches meeting. The first 20 coaches to arrive will receive a VIP Welcome bag provided by the Asheville Convention & Visitors Bureau.
Play begins each day promptly at 8:00 AM, with a coaches meeting on Saturday morning at 7:30 AM.

Tournament Format:

Each division is seeded according to team’s power ranking in their region; you will not start in club or open divisions. The divisions are set up in 3 & 4 team pools for Wave 1 play. Wave 1 will be complete after the 2:00 PM match. Wave 2 pools will be established and play will resume around 3:00 PM.
Wave 2 play will continue through match 4 on Saturday evening. The final 2 matches of Wave 2 will completed on Sunday morning, before play moves into a single elimination play-off bracket around 11:00 AM. Each division will have an Open and Club Playoff Bracket, with the winner of each receiving t-shirts. Please keep in mind we do not start tournament play in club & open brackets, we do not have this split until wave 2 has completed. We do this so there are 4 chances in each division to get a first place championship t-shirts. We do not give out t-shirts or medals for 2nd place.
**We will not have medical personnel at any of our facilities.

Tournament Traditions:

The Jr Hi Neighbor has a long standing tradition of exchanging gifts at the net. We do the gift exchange during each match of play in Wave 1 and 2. The gift exchange does not continue into the play-off bracket. We recommend each team bring approximately 70 gifts for the tournament. Gifts are a small token; chapstick, key chain, volleyball pin, candy bags, etc. You should not spend more than $1 per gift.

2015 Jr Hi Neighbor T-shirt will be available at each site
Short Sleeve Tournament T’s- $15

Jr. Hi Neighbor Volleyball 2015

 

Tournament Traditions:

The Jr Hi Neighbor has a long standing tradition of exchanging gifts at the net.  We do the gift exchange during each match of play in Wave 1 and 2.  The gift exchange does not continue into the play-off bracket.  We recommend each team bring approximately 70 gifts for the tournament.  The spaghetti supper and dance, other longtime Jr Hi Neighbor traditions, have been discontinued due to cost.

ABOUT THE JR HI NEIGHBOR VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT

Welcome to beautiful Asheville, NC for the 19th Annual Jr Hi Neighbor Volleyball Tournament.  The Jr. Hi Neighbor was started by the Asheville Parks & Recreation Department in 1997 as a spin off from the Adult Hi Neighbor.  It is the first 2-day volleyball tournament in the Carolinas.  The tournament is played in college, high school and recreation facilities in Buncombe and Henderson Counties.  The tournament is held for girls’ ages 13-18 years old.  Play begins each day promptly at 8:00 AM, with a coaches meeting on Saturday morning at 7:30 AM.