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Welcome to the CEVA Volleyblog. The Region uses this space to post all the news, events, announcements and information you need for the CEVA season. We have help for parents, players, coaches, club directors and fans. Our Volleyblog is here to help you understand the Region and keep you informed about what's happening.

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All CEVA tournaments will go ahead as scheduled unless a facility closes. In the event of a weather-related facility closure, information will be communicated via some or all of the following channels:

All impacted coaches, officials and tournament directors will receive an email message.

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A Fond Farewell

Dear CEVA Friends, Family and all those I've had the pleasure of meeting in the Region,

I am sorry to announce that I will be leaving CEVA at the end of August. My fiancé has an amazing opportunity and we, along with our new baby boy, will be moving to Southern California.

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Excel NW 16 Rox at 2013 Junior Nationals

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After a very successful season Excel NW 16 Rox finished number one in the Northwest. After winning CEVA Regionals, Excel earned a bid to participate in the National Division at the 2013 Junior Nationals in Dallas Texas. The team sent in their season recap...

Excel NW 16 Rox had a rough first day of tournament play. By the time Excel started to play their game, it was an opportunity missed. When participating in the higher levels at a Junior National tournament the first day sets the tone for the rest of the tournament. It determines whether you end up in the top tier or the bottom tier of your division. Excel had moments of greatness and when playing their game, they shined at a national level. Earlier in the season Excel NW 16 Rox attended the Reno National Qualifier. While in Reno they proved they could compete at a national level, beating nationally ranked power house's Vision and Club West.

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OJVA 18 Gold at 2013 Nationals

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OJVA 18 Gold played in the National Division at GJNC in Dallas, TX this June. They finished 13th overall, and had some fantastic competitive matches throughout the tournament. Even the matches they lost, the team felt like they were fighting in each set. The level of play is bigger and quicker and our team rose to the occasion each day.

Junior Setter Bathany Kosmowski reflects on the tournament..."Nationals this year at Dallas was a great experience. It was my first time competing in a national tournament and it was mind blowing to see the best of the best compete. Seeing these teams play just goes to show that this game just gets quicker. Being with my team and playing in that environment really brought us together. We had many close games, but we pushed through as a team. We bonded through this experience and saw that we will only get better wherever our volleyball careers take us. I am very thankful that I got to go to nationals this year."

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OJVA 16 Gold at 2013 Nationals

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OJVA 16 Gold played in the American Division at GJNC in Dallas, TX in July. The team really got better as the tournament progressed and ended up winning out on the last day, to win the Bronze division and finish 17th overall.

Perspective from two team members, Sophomores Amanda Ganete (libero) and Heather Pippus (outside hitter):

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