The Heff: Memorial Tournament

SATURDAY, MARCH 12TH, 2022

GIRLS
Club & Power level at all ages
11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18

$250 PER TEAM. GUARANTEED 8 SETS.

3/11/22 6:50pm: SCHEDULE UPDATE FOR 14’s & 15’s
PLEASE REMAIN FLEXIBLE AS TEAMS MAY DROP EVEN AFTER THE INFO IS POSTED AND THIS COULD AFFECT YOUR DIVISION IN VARIOUS WAYS. PLEASE CHECK BACK OFTEN (WE WILL EMAIL CLUB DIRECTORS IF ANYTHING CHANGES AFTER INFO IS POSTED, IT IS THEIR JOB TO SEND TO THEIR TEAM).

Facilities used:
BVC – 101 Cahaba Valley Pkwy W, Pelham, AL 35124
Oak Mtn Middle School – 5650 Cahaba Valley Rd., Birmingham, AL 35244
Moody HS & MS & Jr High – 714 & 697 High School Dr, Moody, AL 35004 (same campus: 2 cts at HS, 1 ct. at MS, 1ct. at JH).
Homewood High School

MISCELLANEOUS INFORMATION

COACHES
Rosters will be handed out at the Coaches Meeting to ensure a team’s attendance. These should be updated & immediately turned in to Site Director.
Every Coach should check in. We encourage teams to be ON-SITE for the first match of your wave due to morning of tournament changes that can happen.    
Pools & Brackets will be placed in the lobby areas of each facility. These will be updated by the site director. Coaches & spectators should not write on these.

-Coaches Meeting: Will take place 30 minutes prior to your division start time. ALL TEAMS must have a representative there regardless whether you play first or not. Please also remember that last minute changes can and do happen. We always encourage all teams to be ready to play the first match in case of a last minute change or no show.
Admission fee (players and coaches ON A TOURNAMENT ROSTER are free): $10 ages 12+ (under 12 is free)
Facilities will be open 60 minutes prior to your divisions start time for coaches/athletes.
45 minutes prior to division start time for spectators.
-Please be courteous of other spectators & clear the immediate court area when your child’s team is not playing. 
-Food/Concessions rules are posted at the bottom of this page
-The tournament will take place on one day for each division, Saturday Feb 12th.
TEAMS WILL BE GUARANTEED 8 SETS. Format Varies based on division size.
POOL PLAY: 2 sets to 25, starting at 4 (no deciding 3rd set)
PLAYOFF MATCHES: Best 2 out of 3. First two sets to 25, starting at 4. If 3rd set needed, it will be to 15 starting at 0.
*except 13 club will play 2 sets in their round robin matches
**There will be NO playoff sets played to determine seeding in the case of ties**

CLICK HERE TO SEE ALL POOLS/BRACKETS

DIVISION FORMATS

11 Club: 8 teams. 2 pools of 4. Top 2 to Gold. Bottom 2 to Silver.

12 Club: 8 teams. 2 pools of 4. Top 2 to Gold. Bottom 2 to Silver.

13 Club: 6 teams. 2 pools of 3. Top 3 teams to Gold Round Robin. Remaining teams to Silver Round Robin.

14 Club: 9 teams. 3 pools of 3. 1st to Gold Round Robin. 2nd to Silver Round Robin. 3rd to Bronze Round Robin.

15 Club: 7 teams. 1 pool of 4, 1 pool of 3. Pool of 3 will play 3 sets in pool play. Top 2 teams from each pool to Gold bracket. Remaining teams to Silver Round Robin.

16 Club: 8 teams. 2 pools of 4. Top 2 to Gold. Bottom 2 to Silver.

17 Club: 5 teams. 1 pool of 5. Top 2 teams to Gold championship.

18 Club: 4 teams. 1 pool of 4. All teams to Gold bracket.

NO SIDE SWITCHING AND NO HAND SHAKES – UNLESS ONE SIDE POSES A LARGE ADVANTAGE – TEAMS WILL THEN HAVE A CHOICE (DISCRETION OF SITE DIRECTOR/REFEREE IF A SIDE CONSTITUTES A POTENTIAL CHANGE).

FACILITY ADDRESSES & FOOD/PARKING RULES

**BY PARTICIPATING IN THE TOURNAMENT/ENTERING THE DOORS OF THESE FACILITIES, YOU ARE AGREEING TO THE RULES ON THIS PAGE, AS WELL AS THOSE IN THE USA VOLLEYBALL AND SOUTHERN REGION HANDBOOKS. INABILITY TO ADHERE TO THE RULES CAN RESULT IN YOU BEING ASKED TO LEAVE THE TOURNAMENT (NO WARNINGS), WITH NO REFUND**
RULES FOR EVERY SITE:
Water/Gatorade only in the gym for players (no other food/drink in the gym)
Teams should be respectful of the facilities and clean up after themselves

MOODY HS, MS & JH: 714 & 697 High School Dr, Moody, AL 35004 (same campus. 2 cts at HS, 1 ct. at MS, 1 ct. at JH)
~Directions~ when you turn onto campus, the High School will be to the LEFT. The MS & JH will be to the right. The middle school will be the first building you come to. The JH will be closer to the HS. There is not a “through” street/lot between the high school and JH/MS lots.
Tables can be set up in the foyer but 1) bring your own SMALL table (ONE PER TEAM). Area will be shared by all. Please clean up after yourself. Tents/tables may be set up outside also if the weather is nice. Concessions offered at Moody HS only.
Bleacher seating is provided, NO CHAIRS are allowed to be brought in.
parking is ample at the HS, MS, & JH and it is free.


BVC FACILITY 101 Cahaba Valley Pkwy W, Pelham, AL 35124

We will be able to allow food in the BVC Center–but ONLY in the Arena. The “arena” is an area just outside the courts that will have assigned team tables set up. Tables will be monitored for cleanliness throughout the day.

NO FOOD OR DRINKS OF ANY KIND WILL BE ALLOWED IN THE COURTS (except player water bottles). This will be strictly enforced–so not even your morning coffee or snacks will be allowed.  

Teams will have access to a lobby area with tables & chairs that is separate from the courts. We ask the “off” teams to vacate the court area and are welcome to stay in the lobby area.
You are also welcome to set up a tent/table/food area in any of our GRASS that is on the BVC property. We ask you clean up after yourself.

Folding chairs & benches are provided, NO CHAIRS are allowed to be brought in.

PARKING: All parking is free. Our facility has approximately 60 spots. Our neighboring businesses are graciously allowing us to also utilize their lots as overflow. The business names on the buildings are:
WorkSpace (201 Cahaba Valley Pkwy, Pelham) which is to our South.
Certified Mailing Solutions (100 Cahaba Valley Pkwy W, Pelham) which is to our North.
*additionally we are right next door to Walmart which can provide some overflow parking. It is also very convenient to walk over there to get food/snacks.


OAK MTN MIDDLE SCHOOL 5650 Cahaba Valley Rd, Birmingham, Alabama 35242

*UPDATE 3/10/22 Teams will have access to the lunchroom!! No need to bring your own table. Please clean up after yourself and leave your area tidy.
There is a ton of parking so if you’re going to set up a tent, please use the further spots & leave the close ones for cars to park
As of now, no concessions. If there is, it will be things like chips/candy/drinks
Bleacher seating. You may bring your own chair but may be limited space. DO NOT SIT ON STAGE.

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