Volleyball for Life Newsletter
Volume 5 Issue 4 December 2009 North Country Region USA Volleyball
Dear Member:

This newsletter is an informational publication that is sent out approximately ten times per year. It is sent to all registered members (18 years and older) with a valid e-mail address. More detailed information can be found at www.ncrusav.org.

Happy Holidays to all from the NCR Region Staff!

North Country Region represents Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota and the upper peninsula of Michigan.

IMPORTANT NEWS
  1. Our phone extensions have changed!! Please listen carefully to the phone message. New extensions are on the right hand side of the newsletter.

  2. Presidents' Day Festival is filling fast. If your team is interested, please make getting your entry in a priority.

  3. All junior players and coaches attending an officials clinic MUST PRE-REGISTER. You may be turned away. This is very IMPORTANT.

  4. New-Rulebooks will be printed every two years. The rulebook you receive this year will be for 2009-10 and the 2010-11 seasons.

  5. Uniform information-Uniforms numbered 1-99, centered on front (4") on back (6") highly recommended (6") on front and (8") on back.

  6. Commitment Letter can be viewed prior to tryouts. Please read carefully as many programs are using this document. Questions, call Ken (ext. 2).

  7. Looking for officials for the 20th Annual Presidents' Day Festival, February 14. Contact Cara (ext. 5) to sign up.

  8. Junior Officials Clinics-Team Rep/Club Director/Coach-Please bring your email registration confirmation to the clinic. If you have not registered for a junior clinic please contact Cara (ext. 5).

  9. North Country Region USA Volleyball is looking for advertisers for the 20th Annual Presidents’ Day Festival program. Contact Judy (ext.1) to reserve a space. Ad rates

  10. University of Minnesota is hosting the NCAA Regional Tournament. Click here for ticket information.

  11. Tournament Directors: if you are interested in having paid officials for your event, please contact Cara (ext. 5).

  12. Become a fan of the NCAA Volleyball.

  13. Kaepa Promotional Flyer. If interested in Kaepa, please contact: Sharon McCord – 800.880.4848 x28 voice mail – 210.497.8364 office – sharonm@kaepa-usa.com.

  14. Background Screenings-Any adult involved with a junior team must have a background screen and be a member (of North Country Region). The screen is good for two seasons. If your name is NOT on the list you will need to be screened this season.

ADULTS

We offer all age divisions and all skill levels!

DECEMBER/JANUARY UPCOMING EVENTS.
  • Friday, December 18-Mini Coed 3's
  • Friday, January 8-Mini HILO 4's
  • Friday, January 22-Mini Coed 3's
  • Friday, January 30-Coed 6's
To enter any of the above events, please contact Jennifer (ext.4) or jennifer@ncrusav.org.


JUNIOR BOYS (Ages 18 and under)

Divisions:

  • Coed Elementary: 6th grade and under
  • Junior High: 7th-9th Grade
  • Senior High: 10th-12th grade


  • JUNIOR GIRLS (Ages 18 and under)

    • Presidents' Day Festival is filling fast. If your team is interested, please make getting your entry in a priority.
    • New this year-Tournament directors have the option to let the Libero serve. This is only for non-qualifying events in North Country Region only. If you have questions, please contact Ken, ext. 2.
    • All junior players and coaches attending an officials clinic MUST PRE-REGISTER. You may be turned away. This is very IMPORTANT.
    • Uniform information-Uniforms numbered 1-99, centered on front (4") on back (6") highly recommended (6") on front and (8") on back.
    • If you would like your tryout information posted, please contact Ken. (ext.2 or ken@ncrusav.org)
    • Event sanction information.
    • The Junior Officials' Clinic schedule is posted. All registrations for the Junior Officials' clinic are open to all members and go through Cara (ext. 5) or cara@ncrusav.org.
    • If your team/club would like to host a Junior Officials' clinic, please complete the Host a clinic form.
    • If interested in becoming a junior Officials clinician, please contact Cara (ext. 5 or cara@ncrusav.org).
    • If you are interested in Hiring Officials for upcoming tournaments, please contact Cara (ext. 5 or cara@ncrusav.org).
    • 2010 USA Volleyball Girls Junior National Championships will be held in Reno, NV (June 26-July 3). For more information, contact USA Volleyball.

    IMPACT COACHES CLINIC

    All coaches need to be IMPACT certified in order to coach.

  • OFFICIALS

    • Advanced Clinics schedule is posted.

    • Looking for officials for the 20th Annual Presidents' Day Festival, February 14. Contact Cara (ext. 5) to sign up.

    • If interested in becoming any of the following -please contact Cara (ext. 5 or cara@ncrusav.org)

      • Junior Officials Clinician
      • Clinician Observer
      • Teach'N'Trainer
      • NCR Rating Team Member
    • If interested in signing up for any of the following-please contact Cara (ext.5 or cara@ncrusav.org)
      • Rating Session
      • Advanced Officials Clinic


    For your information, where does your membership fee go? Click here for detailed information.