North Country Region is excited to announce information for the 28th Annual North Country Region Presidents’ Day Festival. The festival will feature two days of spirited volleyball competition among teams from many states and regions.
NEW-All tournament registration will take place through Advanced Event Systems starting Monday, November 13, 2017
Weekend 1 – February 10-11
Weekend 2 – February 17-18
- Metro (Twin Cities) Locations
- Bronze Division played in Rochester, MN (Saturday afternoon start time).
- Playing sites, per division, will be posted the Friday after the entry deadline.
Deadline to Enter
- Tuesday, January 9, 2018 – Weekend 1
- Tuesday, January 16, 2018 – Weekend 2
- Rosters are not required for entry.
- If the tournament fills before the deadline, teams will be placed on a waiting list.
- Tournament schedule will be posted the Tuesday before the event.
Deadline to Enter Roster into AES
- Tuesday, January 30, 2018 – Weekend 1
- Tuesday, February 6, 2018 – Weekend 2
- If rosters are not submitted by the roster deadline, you may be dropped from the event, without refund.
Teams play in pools Saturday morning or afternoon. All teams are then re-pooled and play Sunday morning based on the results of Saturday’s play.
Exception: 11s is a 1-day event with pool play in the morning and playoffs in the afternoon.
All teams advance to playoffs on Sunday based on the results of pool play.
- $6 –Adults
- $4 – Students & Seniors
- Age 6 & under are free
- Teams in the Gold division must provide a R2 (down) referee scorer, libero tracker, visual scorer and lines people (who have completed officiating training) for pool play and playoffs. R1 (up) officials are provided for all Gold division matches.
- Teams in the Silver and Bronze divisions must provide R1 (up) and R2 (down) referees, scorer, libero tracker, visual scorer and lines people (who have completed an officiating training) for Saturday and Sunday pool play and playoffs.
- R1 (up) officials will be provided for Sunday afternoon playoff matches in all divisions.
- No paid officials will be provided in the 11s division.
- In the 11s and 12s divisions, a registered adult must be the R1 (up). In the 13s – 18s divisions, a registered adult must be either the R1 (up) or R2 (down).
Awards will be given for each playoff bracket.
Teams are highly encouraged to stay at a NCR Preferred Hotel. These hotels are sports friendly. If there is hotel you would like to stay at, that is not on the list, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. North Country Region Volleyball appreciates your support.
|Hotel Name||Manager||Contact Phone||Address||City||Event Rate||Notes|
|Country Inn & Suites South||Michelle Stefl||888.201.1746|
|77 Woodlake Dr SE||Rochester, MN||$105||The Country Inn and Suites Rochester South, MN is a Carlson Rezidor Sports Approved hotel and a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Award Winner. We are Sports Teams best value and you will enjoy Complimentary hot Be Our Guest Breakfast, Free high-speed Internet access, Free hotel parking, Special group recognition upon arrival, Group pre-keyed and rooms preblocked, Complimentary use of meeting room/breakfast room for team meeting (if available), Directions to fields or sports complex, Special recognition for head coach or manager, One-time complimentary use of on-site coin-operated laundry, Local restaurant coupons (if available), Internal "Sports Group Resume" prepared and shared with staff. Rate based on double quuen. For more information visit the sports group private offer page at countryinns.com/rochestersports|
|Hilton Garden Inn||Michelle Allen||507.285.1234||225 South Broadway||Rochester, MN||$119||Microwave and refrigerator in all sleeping rooms. Pool, whirlpool and sun deck. On-site breakfast restaurant and evening lounge. Includes free Wi-Fi. Rate applies for groups of 10 or more rooms.|
|Comfort Suites||Reazul Islam||507.424.2720||4141 Maine Ave SE||Rochester, MN||$115||Brand New Hotel including complimentary hot breakfast, wireless internet, indoor heated pool, hot tub, and fitness center. All suites include a pull-out sofa, refrigerator, microwave, and coffee maker. We also have free parking and located next door to the IMAX movie theater. There is a FREE Shuttle Service available upon future request. Ask about reserving our team reception/meeting area!|
|Centerstone Plaza Hotel Soldiers Field||Kristine Ihrke||507.292.7337|
|401 6th Street SW||Rochester, MN||$92||Complimentary hot breakfast buffet starting at 6am, free parking, arcade, large indoor pool with basketball hoops, whirlpool, and kiddie pool. Free shuttle on 20 passenger buses to Rochester sports complexes, downtown Rochester, and Apache Mall. Complimentary Friday night sports reception with snacks and sodas. Twigs Tavern & Grille featuring new American cuisine and extensive gluten free menu.|
|Hampton Inn & Suites North||Jason Hyde||507.289.6100||2870 59th Street NW||Rochester, MN||$109-$119||Complimentary hot continental breakfast, complimentary flat lot parking, fitness center, business center, pool, whirlpool, complimentary high-speed internet.|
|Courtyard by Marriott||Cara Castelli||507.696.2807|
|161 13th Avenue SW||Rochester, MN||$119-$129||Beautiful, spacious hotel offering 2 Queen Beds per room. Special breakfast buffet for sports teams included. Amenities include; hospitality room, free Wi-Fi, pool, hot tub, mini-fridges, microwaves, and more. Award winning restaurant and lounge, Saints on 2nd, located on site for your dining needs, plus catering for team dinners can be arranged. Parking in privately owned attached ramp for $8/day.|
|Hampton Inn South||Amanda Anderson||507.287.9050||1755 South Broadway||Rochester, MN||$114-$119||Complimentary hot breakfast, free wireless internet, free parking, 24 hour pool, whirlpool, fitness center, business center, lobby available upon request for team gathering. Located within minutes of all sporting venues as well as restaurants within walking distance. Top ranked hotel by Trip Advisor for past three years.|
|LaQuinta Inn & Suites||Andrew Thilges||507.289.4200||4353 Canal Place SE||Rochester, MN||$115||*Free Hot Breakfast *Free parking and only 2-6 miles from venues *Salt Water Pool, hot tub and children's pool *Well appointed room with fridge, microwave, coffeemaker, DVD play and 40" TV *Within walking distance of shoppes on Maine *Walking distance to Fat Willy's Restaurant|
|Doubletree by Hilton||Michelle Allen||507.281.8000||150 South Broadway||Rochester, MN||$129||Microwave and Refrigerator in all Guestrooms; Pool, whirlpool and sauna. On-site restaurant, lounge and Starbucks. Rate applies to groups of 10 or more rooms.|
|Super 8 at the Fairgrounds||Tami Froisland||507.288.8288||1230 South Broadway||Rochester, MN||$64.99-$79.99||Free high-speed wireless internet, complimentary continental breakfast, heated pool and hot tub, business center, and free truck/bus parking.|
|Microtel Inn & Suites South||Andy Thilges||507.289.4200||4165 Maine Ave SE||Rochester, MN||$99||*Complimentary hot breakfast & parking *Salt water pool and hot tub *Awesome new rooms with fridge, microwave, coffeemaker, and 39" TV *Free meeting space for your sports team to gather *Within walking distance to the Shoppes on Maine *IMAX Theatre adjacent|