Presidents Day Tournament

February 16-18, 2019 - Bob Keefer Center for Sports & Recreation - Springfield, OR

This is a fun-filled event, aimed at teams looking for great atmosphere and competition. There are CEVA Head Officials for every match all three days (that's right coaches, you don't have to R-1 all weekend). There are also special prizes for teams showing patriotic spirit. This event created for 14s and 16s teams will be capped at 40 teams per division.

Information on the Eugene/Springfield Area (including hotels)

Please visit the Eugene/Cascades/Coast website to find places to stay and things to do during your visit.

Participant & Spectator Guide:

See it here.  Please pay particular attention to the facility policies, including the food and drink policies, for Bob Keefer Center.

Registration:

Registration will open at 9:00 AM PST on Monday, December 10th.  Registration will be done exclusively via AES.  Registrations will not be accepted via e-mail or phone.  Acceptance into the tournament will be based on the timestamp of your registration in the AES system.  Payment is not required to be accepted into the tournament, however clubs will have the option to pay at the time they register.    

Refund & Cancellation Policy:

> Teams who cancel between the time registration opens and 5:00 pm PT on Friday, February 1, 2019, will receive a full refund.
> Teams who cancel between 5:00 pm PT on Friday, February 1, 2019, and 5:00 pm PT on Friday, February 8, 2019, will receive a refund ONLY if CEVA is able to replace your team in the tournament.  If CEVA cannot replace your team, you will not receive a refund.  
> Teams who cancel after 5:00 pm PT on Friday, February 9, 2019 will receive NO REFUND and will be fined $100.

Jerseys:

Some teams have customized jerseys or worn costumes in patriotic themes for this tournament.  We certainly encourage this, however please remember two key things:
1 - Jerseys MUST have numbers on the front and back that comply with parameters laid out in the USAV rule book.  Remember, scorekeepers and officials still need to know who's who!
2 - Jerseys may NOT have glitter or anything else that may harm the floors or the facilities (glitter is VERY hard to get off floors).

Format:

Saturday & Sunday - 4-team pool play - two waves of play.  We anticipate the 14s playing in the AM wave starting at 8:00 AM, and the 16s playing in the PM wave, starting at 3:00 PM.
Monday - 8-team bracket play - two waves of play.  We anticipate the 14s playing in the AM wave at 8:00, and the 16s playing in the PM wave starting at 1:30 PM.

Teams will be seeded based on their current Power League standings within their respective regions. Non-PL teams will be seeded based on results of tournaments they've participated in, with the help of other information gathered by the CEVA office..  On occasion, seeds will be slightly adjusted to prevent teams from the same club matching up in the same pools.

Rosters:

We do not currently anticipate having a coaches meeting prior to play.  However, all coaches must turn in a current Webpoint roster to the tournament desk prior to your first match on Saturday.

Location:

Bob Keefer Center For Sports & Recreation, 250 South 32nd Street, Springfield, OR 97478
See our Facilities page for a map. 

Gate Fees (subject to change):
Single Day Passes
$5 Adult
$4 Youth (6-18) & Seniors (50+)
$10 Family of Three

Weekend Passes
$10 Adult
$8 Youth (6-18) & Seniors (50+)
$20 Family of Three

Rules of Facility:

See our Facilities page for complete facility rules and information.

Spectators:

Remember the USA Volleyball Spectator/Parent Code of Conduct.
There is bleacher seating throughout the facility. Camp chairs are allowed, but they must have plastic or rubber feet on the bottom. Also, you may be restricted on where inside the facility they may be used.

Spirit Awards

Special prizes will be given out to the team that serves as a model of sportsmanship and spirit. Tournament Directors, Officials and Staff will look for some of these qualifying factors:

  • Positive team attitude
  • Creative cheers
  • Historically themed costumes
  • On-time and active in ref duties
  • Treat staff with respect
  • Knowledge of rules
  • Leaving courts & camp out areas clean
  • Reciting the Gettysburg Address
  • Presidential trivia

Photography

Match Point Photo will be our Official Event Photographer. Contact Justin Quinn at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to reserve your action sports photography session.

Tournament Partners & Vendors

Aries Apparel will have a pop-up store at the Bob Keefer Center. All the gear you need to succeed.

Fine Designs will be selling tournament apparel all weekend in Bob Keefer Center lobby.

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Columbia Empire Volleyball Association
4840 SW Western Avenue, Suite 450
Beaverton, OR 97005

503-644-7468

region@cevaregion.org