Please find the below Team Schedules/Pools through AES.
Schedules are SUBJECT TO CHANGE
and please check back as late as Friday evening to confirm your pool and team schedule.
Important Winter Bump Forms
Team Coaches and/or Representatives are required to fill out the below forms for each player, team and/or location. The Team Sign-In Form and Roster must be submitted at check-in. For Myrtle Beach teams, the City of Myrtle Beach Survey is also required to be submitted at check-in. Without proper forms, team player packet cannot be picked up.
Please click below for each form:
Thank you for coming to the 2014 Winter Bump Volleyball Tournament. Over 245 teams representing 54 different Clubs, 6 states and 5 USAV regions, will compete in the 2014 event. Please review the following information to answer questions prior to arriving at your location. We encourage coming to the early check-in on Friday to avoid the crowds.
Ticket and shirt sales will be available Friday also.
We will be seeding the tournament shortly and hope to have pool information posted by
Sunday, January 12th.
Support our Sponsors
We welcome sponsors such as Hard Rock, Johnny Rockets, California Pizza, SkyWheel,
Angelo’s, and Chick-Fil-A as part of the Winter Bump. Please support these businesses
while in town because they have supported volleyball in Myrtle Beach and Charleston.
You can link from the tournament home page for specific info on our sponsors. Just click
on the logo.
Hard Rock, Mellow Mushroom, California Pizza, SkyWheel, and Angelo’s will be our
player hubs in Myrtle Beach and offering a discount to teams. Be sure to eat and meet
other teams at these great places. The SkyWheel is a must during your stay offering a
special discount for teams.
General Information – All Teams at both locations
There will be no coaches meeting at the start of the tournament. Teams should check in
and report to their court. The tournament will have an AM and PM wave format. Teams
playing in specific waves will be available shortly. AM wave will start at 8:00 am and
PM wave will start at approximately 2:30 pm. All teams are guaranteed 7 matches. Pool
play on Saturday and Sunday will be followed by a single elimination playoff on
Monday. The event will use standard USAV rules. Libero will be allowed to serve.
Division winners will receive a champion t-shirt and trophy. Silver and Bronze bracket
winners receive tournament medals.
An R1 is provided. Teams are assigned to work matches including R2 (come prepared
with whistle) score keeper, score flipper, libero tracker, and line judges. A scorebook and
pens/pencils will be provided. We also ask that a coach be present at the score table.
Every effort should be made to keep play moving. Captains will be called within two
minutes of the end of the previous match. Please have your teams prepared to move
quickly to work assignments.
All matches will be best 2 out of 3 (25-25-15) starting at 0. Gym supervisor can adjust
and start at 4 if time is of the essence. Warm-ups will be 2 (shared) 4-4.
Team Check-In (Please Read)
Coaches are required to complete and present the Coach’s Sign In form with a roster at
Team Check In. The forms states that you have in your possession a JVA (or USAV)
Medical Release form and a JVA Participant Release form. Rosters can be USAV, JVA,
AAU, or typed. Teams can have up to 14 players and 3 staff. Myrtle Beach teams must
also have the sports survey .
Team check-in will take place at both the Myrtle Beach Convention Center and North
Charleston Convention Center on Friday night from 6 – 9pm, Saturday morning from 7 –
7:45, and Saturday afternoon from 12:30 – 1:45. A coach or team rep must present a
roster to receive player badges at check-in. The first match of a wave will call captains at
7:50 for AM wave and 2:20 for PM wave. Teams playing at Pepper Geddings or Crabtree
Gyms can check in Saturday morning from 7:15 – 7:45 or 12:30 – 1:45 for PM wave at
the gym location.
Ticket Sales (6 and under free)
A $7 per day or $15 weekend pass admission will be charged at the Convention Center
for spectators. Tickets can be purchased on Friday from 6 – 9pm and all day Saturday,
Sunday, and Monday at all locations.
Shirt sales will begin Friday at each Convention Center 6 – 9 pm and continue Saturday-
Monday until supplies are gone. Come early for best selections.
Food Tables / Chairs / Ball Handling
No ball handling is allowed inside of the Convention Centers. No food tables or outside
chairs are allowed inside. Food is available in and around the Convention Center.
Pepper Geddings and Crabtree Gym – Food tables will be allowed in designated areas.
No ball handling in the facility or food in the gym area. Outside chairs are limited to
select areas only. We look forward to seeing everyone.
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