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JANUARY 14-15, 2023

TOURNAMENT INFORMATION

DATE:                  January 14, 2023 FULL
FORMAT:          Full Day Format -  Pool Play followed by Single Elimination Brackets
LOCATION:     Legacy Hoops Academy - Woodbury, MN
DIVISIONS:     Girls: 15/16s, 16/17s
 
DATE:                  January 15, 2023 FULL
FORMAT:          Full Day Format -  Pool Play followed by Single Elimination Brackets
LOCATION:     Whitney Recreation Center - St. Cloud, MN
DIVISIONS:     Girls: 13/14s

OFFICIALS:     J.O.T. (Junior Officiating Training)
                                Teams officiate with an NCR-USAV certified official on-site to provide training
COST:                 $75.00
ADMISSION: $10.00/person - purchase online
TOURNAMENT APPAREL:     USA Volleyball apparel available on-site

 

SAFETY
This is a private event and organized under the rules and policies of USA Volleyball. Adults working with minor age athletes will meet safety requirements of USA Volleyball.
Rosters:           Required by each team prior to competition
Spectators:     Admission is based on affiliation with participating team


JANUARY 15, 2023

Tournament Guide - Boys Winter Warm-Up - Coming Soon
Spectator Tickets - Boys Winter Warm-Up

TOURNAMENT INFORMATION

DATE:                January 15, 2023 FULL
FORMAT:        Full Day Format -  Pool Play followed by Single Elimination Brackets
LOCATION:    Legacy Hoops Academy - Woodbury, MN
DIVISIONS:    Boys: 16s, 18s
OFFICIALS:     USAV Certified R1s
COST:                 $200.00
ADMISSION: $10.00/person - purchase online
TOURNAMENT APPAREL:     USA Volleyball apparel available on-site

 

SAFETY
This is a private event and organized under the rules and policies of USA Volleyball. Adults working with minor age athletes will meet safety requirements of USA Volleyball.
Rosters:           Required by each team prior to competition
Spectators:     Admission is based on affiliation with participating team


JANUARY 28-29, 2023

Tournament Guide - NCR White Tornado Classic - Coming Soon
Spectator Tickets - NCR White Tornado Classic - Blaine

TOURNAMENT INFORMATION

DATE:                 January 28, 2023
LOCATION:    National Sports Center - Blaine, MN
DIVISIONS:    Girls: 12s 
 
DATE:                 January 28, 2023
LOCATION:    Alexandria High School - Alexandria, MN
DIVISIONS:    Girls: 14s
 
DATE:                 January 29, 2023
LOCATION:    Alexandria High School - Alexandria, MN
DIVISIONS:    Girls: 16s
 
DATE:                 January 29, 2023
LOCATION:    National Sports Center - Blaine, MN
DIVISIONS:    Girls: 18s
 
FORMAT:         Full Day Format -  Pool Play followed by Single Elimination Brackets
OFFICIALS:     USAV Certified R1s     
COST:                 $200.00
ADMISSION: $10.00/person - purchase online
TOURNAMENT APPAREL:     USA Volleyball apparel available on-site
 
SAFETY
This is a private event and organized under the rules and policies of USA Volleyball. Adults working with minor age athletes will meet safety requirements of USA Volleyball.
Rosters:           Required by each team prior to competition
Spectators:     Admission is based on affiliation with participating team

FEBRUARY 10, 2023

COACHING CLINIC

COACHING CLINIC - JOIN US
Plan to learn. Plan to think. Plan to be entertained.  North Country Region Volleyball Coaching Clinic is open to coaches of all sports and sport affiliation.
As part of the Ace of Clubs Volleyball Festival, North Country Region will host an Coaching Clinic at the Minneapolis Convention Center on Friday evening. 
 
CLINICIANS
Jim Stone  is one of the nation's best teachers of fundamentals, team building, and systems. Successful at all levels of his volleyball coaching career, Stone retired from Ohio State University - Women's Volleyball and has transitioned to his own coach  consulting business and USA Volleyball National Development Teams.
 
Laura Benzing Kasey was a standout Division I volleyball student athlete and successful Division I Assistant and Associate Head Coach.  Coach Kasey is part of the inaugural group of volleyball coaches selected by USA Volleyball's National Team Development Program to identify athletes who should be  considered for USA Volleyball Women's National Team pipeline. Recognized as one of the best recruiters and talent evaluators in Division I College Volleyball, Coach Kasey will share her experiences that include on the court coaching and off the court team building.

 

COACHING CLINIC COST
  • $85.00 Non USAV Member
  • $50.00 Other Region Member and not on an Ace of Clubs Official Team Roster
  • $30.00  NCR Member and not on an Ace of Clubs Official Team Roster
  • $10.00  Coach Social - do not need to attend clinic to participate
  • FREE - all coaches on an Ace of Clubs Official Team Roster

FEBRUARY 10-12, 2023

GROW YOUR OFFICIATING GAME

OFFICIATING CAMP - INVEST IN YOUR OFFICIATING CAREER
 

As part of the Ace of Clubs Volleyball Festival, North Country Region will host an Officiating Camp beginning Friday evening with a classroom session and social and continuing on-court all day Saturday and Sunday.

 
CLINICIANS
 

Members of the USAV National Training Team will be facilitating the classroom session, working directly with officials during matches, and debriefing officials following evaluated matches.  

 
CAMP COST
 
  • $200 - NCR Members
  • $260 - USAV Members

FEBRUARY 11-12, 2023

Ace of Clubs Volleyball Festival replaces NCR Presidents Day Tournament/SmackFest Tournament. Minneapolis Convention Center provides the ease of ONE LOCATION and provides the atmosphere of a FESTIVAL without giving up a 3 day weekend.  If your team is wanting to experience a Convention Center event, do team bonding, and/or prepare for a Presidents Day Tournament hosted on the following weekend then this is the event to attend. 

Tournament Guide - Ace of Clubs Festival - Coming Soon
Spectator Tickets - Ace of Clubs Festival - Coming Soon

TOURNAMENT INFORMATION

DATES:          February 11 and 12, 2023
FORMAT:     Day 1 - Pool Play
                            Day 2 - Championship Brackets
LOCATION: Minneapolis Convention Center
OFFICIALS: USAV Certified Officials
SWAG:           Tournament swag for all participants
DIVISIONS: Boys  12-18
                            Girls: 11/12s - 18s
LEVELS:          National -  best for teams looking for the highest level of competition
                             Regional - best for teams that compete regionally only
                             Club - best for teams that compete locally
COST:              $495.00
AWARDS:     First place and second place teams in the Gold Brackets receive medals

SAFETY
This is a private event and organized under the rules and policies of USA Volleyball. Adults working with minor age athletes will meet safety requirements of USA Volleyball.
Rosters:            required by each team prior to competition
Spectators:     admission is based on affiliation with participating team

ADMISSION: $10.00 person/purchase online
SPONSOR:      Nike is the sponsor of Ace of Clubs Volleyball Festival. Merchandise will be available for purchase.
TOURNAMENT APPAREL:     Northwest Design Ink is the Official Tournament Apparel provider for the 2023 Ace of Clubs Volleyball Festival.
 

Hotel Information - Stay to Save Program

Teams located 60 miles or more from the event will need to secure lodging through the NCR Stay to Save Program.


MARCH 4-5, 2023

Tournament Guide - NCR Boys Battle Royale - Coming Soon
Spectator Tickets - NCR Boys Battle Royale

TOURNAMENT INFORMATION

DATE:                 March 4-5, 2023
FORMAT:         Day 1 -  Pool Play | Day 2 - Championship Brackets
LOCATION:    Winona State University
DIVISIONS:     Boys: 14s, 16s, 18s
OFFICIALS:     USAV Certified R1s
COST:                 $395.00
ADMISSION: $10.00/person - purchase online
TOURNAMENT APPAREL:     USA Volleyball apparel available on-site
 
SAFETY
This is a private event and organized under the rules and policies of USA Volleyball. Adults working with minor age athletes will meet safety requirements of USA Volleyball.
Rosters:           Required by each team prior to competition
Spectators:     Admission is based on affiliation with participating team

MARCH 11-12, 2022

Tournament Guide - NCR Region Qualifier - Coming Soon
Spectator Tickets - NCR Region Qualifier

TOURNAMENT INFORMATION

DATE:                  March 11-12, 2023
FORMAT:          Day 1 - Pool Play | Day 2 - Championship Brackets
LOCATION:     Hope Fieldhouse, Apple Valley High School, Bloomington Kennedy
DIVISIONS:     Girls: 11s-18s | Boys: 12s-18s
OFFICIALS:     USAV Certified R1s
COST:                 $450.00
ADMISSION: $10.00/person - purchase online
TOURNAMENT APPAREL:     USA Volleyball apparel available on-site
 
SAFETY
This is a private event and organized under the rules and policies of USA Volleyball. Adults working with minor age athletes will meet safety requirements of USA Volleyball.
Rosters:           Required by each team prior to competition
Spectators:     Admission is based on affiliation with participating team

MARCH 18-19, 2023

Tournament Guide - NCR Shamrock Shenanigans - Coming Soon
Spectator Tickets - NCR Shamrock Shenanigans

TOURNAMENT INFORMATION

DATE:                 March 18, 2023
LOCATION:    Shakopee High School
DIVISIONS:    Girls: 11/12s, 13/14s | Boys: 15/16s 
 
DATE:                 March 19, 2023
LOCATION:    Shakopee High School 
DIVISIONS:    Girls: 15/16s, 17/18s | Boys :17/18s
 
FORMAT:         Full Day Format -  Pool Play followed by Single Elimination Brackets
OFFICIALS:     USAV Certified R1s     
COST:                 $200.00
ADMISSION: $10.00/person - purchase online
TOURNAMENT APPAREL:     Northwest Design Ink is the Official Tournament Apparel provider for the NCR Shamrock Shenanigans.
 
SAFETY
This is a private event and organized under the rules and policies of USA Volleyball. Adults working with minor age athletes will meet safety requirements of USA Volleyball.
Rosters:           Required by each team prior to competition
Spectators:     Admission is based on affiliation with participating team

MARCH 25-26, 2023

Tournament Guide - NCR March Melee - Coming Soon
Spectator Tickets - NCR March Melee

TOURNAMENT INFORMATION

DATE:                 March 25, 2023
LOCATION:    Hope Fieldhouse - Rosemount, MN
DIVISIONS:    Girls: 11/12s, 13/14s
 
DATE:                 March 26, 2023
LOCATION:    Hope Fieldhouse - Rosemount, MN 
DIVISIONS:    Girls: 15/16s, 17/18s
 
FORMAT:         Full Day Format -  Pool Play followed by Single Elimination Brackets
OFFICIALS:     USAV Certified R1s     
COST:                 $200.00
ADMISSION: $10.00/person - purchase online
TOURNAMENT APPAREL:     USA Volleyball apparel available on-site
 
SAFETY
This is a private event and organized under the rules and policies of USA Volleyball. Adults working with minor age athletes will meet safety requirements of USA Volleyball.
Rosters:           Required by each team prior to competition
Spectators:     Admission is based on affiliation with participating team

MARCH 31, 2023

REGISTRATION

Registration will open December 1, 2022.

The NCR High Performance program gives athletes the opportunity to tryout for an NCR All-Star Team.  Along with making lifelong memories, NCR All-Star teams will travel together to represent the Region at the USAV All-Star Championships in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

HIGH PERFORMANCE TRYOUT INFORMATION - SOUTH DAKOTA

SOUTH DAKOTA - SIOUX FALLS

Friday, March 31, 2023 

Avera Human Performance Center

 

COST:  $65 

 


APRIL 1-2, 2023

TOURNAMENT INFORMATION

DATE:                  April 1, 2023
FORMAT:          Full Day Format -  Pool Play followed by Single Elimination Brackets
LOCATION:     Avera Human Performance Center (Sioux Falls, SD) & Minot High School (Minot, ND)
DIVISIONS:     Girls: 11/12s, 13/14s

 

DATE:                  April 2, 2023
FORMAT:          Full Day Format -  Pool Play followed by Single Elimination Brackets
LOCATION:     Avera Human Performance Center (Sioux Falls, SD) & Minot High School (Minot, ND)
DIVISIONS:     Girls: 15/16s, 17/18s

OFFICIALS:     J.O.T. (Junior Officiating Training)
                                Teams officiate with an NCR-USAV certified official on-site to provide training
COST:                 $75.00
ADMISSION: $10.00/person - purchase online
TOURNAMENT APPAREL:     USA Volleyball apparel may be available on-site

 

SAFETY
This is a private event and organized under the rules and policies of USA Volleyball. Adults working with minor age athletes will meet safety requirements of USA Volleyball.
Rosters:           Required by each team prior to competition
Spectators:     Admission is based on affiliation with participating team


APRIL 15-16, 2023

TOURNAMENT INFORMATION

DATE:                  April 15, 2023
FORMAT:          Full Day Format -  Pool Play followed by Single Elimination Brackets
LOCATION:     Redwood Area Community Center (Redwood Falls, MN) & Bemidji State University (Bemidji, MN)
DIVISIONS:     Girls: 11/12s, 13/14s (Redwood) / Girls: 13/14s (Bemidji)

 

DATE:                  April 16, 2023
FORMAT:          Full Day Format -  Pool Play followed by Single Elimination Brackets
LOCATION:     Redwood Area Community Center (Redwood Falls, MN) & Bemidji State University (Bemidji, MN)
DIVISIONS:     Girls: 15/16s, 17/18s (Redwood) / Girls: 15/16s (Bemidji)
 
OFFICIALS:     J.O.T. (Junior Officiating Training)
                                Teams officiate with an NCR-USAV certified official on-site to provide training
COST:                 $75.00
ADMISSION: $10.00/person - purchase online
TOURNAMENT APPAREL:     USA Volleyball apparel may be available on-site

 

SAFETY
This is a private event and organized under the rules and policies of USA Volleyball. Adults working with minor age athletes will meet safety requirements of USA Volleyball.
Rosters:           Required by each team prior to competition
Spectators:     Admission is based on affiliation with participating team


APRIL 21, 2023

HIGH PERFORMANCE TRYOUT INFORMATION - NORTH DAKOTA

NORTH DAKOTA - FARGO

Friday, April 21, 2023 

Rustad Recreational Center

 

COST:  $65 


APRIL 22-23, 2023

Tournament Guide - NCR Revvin' Up Ruckus - Coming Soon
Spectator Tickets - NCR Revvin' Up Ruckus 

TOURNAMENT INFORMATION

DATE:                 April 22, 2023
LOCATION:    Apple Valley High School
DIVISIONS:    Girls: 11/12s, 13/14s
 
DATE:                 April 23, 2023
LOCATION:    Apple Valley High School 
DIVISIONS:    Girls: 15/16s, 17/18s
 
FORMAT:          Full Day Format -  Pool Play followed by Single Elimination Brackets
OFFICIALS:     USAV Certified R1s     
COST:                 $200.00
ADMISSION: $10.00/person - purchase online
TOURNAMENT APPAREL:     USA Volleyball apparel available on-site
 
SAFETY
This is a private event and organized under the rules and policies of USA Volleyball. Adults working with minor age athletes will meet safety requirements of USA Volleyball.
Rosters:           Required by each team prior to competition
Spectators:     Admission is based on affiliation with participating team

APRIL 28, 2023

HIGH PERFORMANCE TRYOUT INFORMATION - MINNESOTA

MINNESOTA - MINNEAPOLIS

Friday, April 28, 2023 

Minneapolis Convention Center as part of the Twin Cities River Rumble

 

COST:  $65 


APRIL 29-30, 2023

Twin Cities River Rumble replaces the NCR Metro Area Championships The convenience of the  Minneapolis Convention Center provides participants and families with one location and all the amenities expected of a two day volleyball tournament.  The River Rumble checks all the boxes for a season ending event or a big  spring time event prior to Nationals. NCR will also be hosting a High Performance Tryout on April 28th at the MCC in addition to a players volleyball clinic that is open to all.

TOURNAMENT INFORMATION

DATES:          April 29 and 30, 2023
FORMAT:     Day 1 - Pool Play
                            Day 2 - Championship Brackets
LOCATION: Minneapolis Convention Center
OFFICIALS: USAV Certified Officials
SWAG:           Tournament swag for all participants
DIVISIONS: Boys  12-18
                            Girls: 11/12s - 18s
LEVELS:          National -  best for teams looking for the highest level of competition
                             Regional - best for teams that compete regionally only
                             Club - best for teams that compete locally
COST:              $495.00
AWARDS:     First place and second place teams in the Gold Brackets receive medals

SAFETY
This is a private event and organized under the rules and policies of USA Volleyball. Adults working with minor age athletes will meet safety requirements of USA Volleyball.
Rosters:            required by each team prior to competition
Spectators:     admission is based on affiliation with participating team

ADMISSION: $10.00 person/purchase online
SPONSOR:      Nike is the sponsor of Twin Cities River Rumble. Merchandise will be available for purchase

STAY to SAVE - click here
North Country Region has partnered with THS - the leader in team travel housing.
 


MAY 6-7, 2023

Tournament Guide - Region Road Trips - Coming Soon
Spectator Tickets - Region Road Trip - Bismarck

TOURNAMENT INFORMATION

DATE:                  May 6, 2023
FORMAT:          Full Day Format -  Pool Play followed by Single Elimination Brackets
LOCATION:     Bismarck Century High School (Bismarck, ND)
DIVISIONS:     Girls: 13/14s

 

DATE:                  May 7, 2023
FORMAT:          Full Day Format -  Pool Play followed by Single Elimination Brackets
LOCATION:     Bismarck Century High School (Bismarck, ND)
DIVISIONS:     Girls: 15/16s
 
OFFICIALS:     J.O.T. (Junior Officiating Training)
                                Teams officiate with an NCR-USAV certified official on-site to provide training
COST:                 $75.00
ADMISSION: $10.00/person - purchase online
TOURNAMENT APPAREL:     USA Volleyball apparel may be available on-site

 

SAFETY
This is a private event and organized under the rules and policies of USA Volleyball. Adults working with minor age athletes will meet safety requirements of USA Volleyball.
Rosters:           Required by each team prior to competition
Spectators:     Admission is based on affiliation with participating team


JULY 1, 2023

SAND VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT INFORMATION

LOCATION: North Dakota 

FORMAT:     1 Day  - Pool Play

DIVISIONS: Boys & Girls 12-17
 

COST: $50 per player 

More Information to follow

CONTACT

mariah@ncrusav.org


JULY 8, 2023

SAND VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT INFORMATION

LOCATION: South Dakota, DIGZ Facility

FORMAT:     1 Day  - Pool Play

DIVISIONS: Boys & Girls 12-17
 

COST: $50 per player 

More Information to follow

CONTACT

mariah@ncrusav.org


JULY 29, 2023

SAND VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT INFORMATION

LOCATION: Minnesota

FORMAT:     1 Day  - Pool Play

DIVISIONS: Boys & Girls 12-17
 

COST: $50 per player 

 

More Information to follow

CONTACT

mariah@ncrusav.org


AUGUST 5, 2023

SAND VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT INFORMATION

LOCATION: Minnesota

FORMAT:     1 Day  - Pool Play

DIVISIONS: Boys & Girls 12-17
 

COST: $50 per player 

 

More Information to follow

CONTACT

mariah@ncrusav.org