March Mayhem Tournament Information

Match Length:
All matches will be best of 3 games to 25 with the deciding game, if necessary, to 15. 
There is no cap!!!

Age Divisions:
18's through 10's; Club level only for all divisions

Division Formats:
All divisions will have formats designed to guarantee each team 5 matches in each division. 
All teams will play 3-4 matches Saturday and 1-3 or more on Sunday.

Tie-breakers
There will NOT be any tie-breaking games played. In the case of a tie, the teams will be ranked by head-to-head results in case of a 2-way tie or, in the case of a 3-way tie: set percentage, and then, if necessary, point percentage.

Team Entry Fee:
$325 for 10 & 11 Club Divisions
$440 for all other divisions. 
$275.00 discounted rate for out-of-state teams
**Entry fees will be refunded up to 45 days prior to the first date of play.

Officials:
Paid 1st officials provided for all matches. 
Match Pay for officials shall be $28 for Provisionals, $32 for Regionals, and $36 for Junior National/National.
CLICK HERE for officials' registration details for this and other JVC hosted tournaments.

Host Hotels:
Headquarters Hotel information will be posted by October 1st
**Click on hotel information for specifics!

Tournament Schedule:
Saturday wave times will be posted no later than Friday, January 12th. 
A full tournament schedule will be posted on www.sportwrench.com no later than 8pm on Wednesday, March 7th.

Spectator Registration Information and Cost:
Purchase your spectator wristbands in advance at www.SportWrench.com.
Wristbands will be available for purchase online approximately 10 days before the first date of tournament play and will remain open throughout the event. 
Spectators will also be able to purchase a wristband at the door each day, beginning at 7:30am, that will gain them entrance to the playing venues.

ALL TOURNAMENT WRISTBAND:
$17 for a All Tournament wristband purchased online before 11pm the night before tournament play begins
$22 for a All Tournament wristband online OR on-site after 11pm the night before tournament play begins
**Children 10 and under are free
**Lost, forgotten or stolen wristbands will need to be re-purchased.

SINGLE DAY WRISTBAND:
$10 for a Single Day wristband purchased online before 11pm the night before tournament play begins
$12 for a Single Day wristband purchased online OR on-site after 11pm the night before tournament play begins
**Children 10 and under are free
**Lost, forgotten or stolen wristbands will need to be re-purchased.

Team Check-in:
SportWrench Online Team Check in will open approximately 1 week prior to the event.  
There is NO coaches meeting on Friday night.
COACHES OR CLUB DIRECTORS MUST check in their teams prior to tournament play.  (consists of verifying the roster and receiving coaching wristband(s)).
Teams will be issued a coaching wristband for up to 3 ADULTS listed on the validated roster in SportWrench at Team Check-in.
Athletes will need to show their jersey to gain entrance to the venues. 

Team Check-in Locations and Times:
Saturday, March 10 from 7:30am-3:30pm at the Florida State Fairgrounds near admission.

Protests:
If a protest is to be filed, it must be done at the time of the incident, NO LATER. 
The first referee is obligated to acknowledge and record all protests. 
ONLY THE FLOOR CAPTAIN MAY FILE PROTESTS. The exception to this rule applies to the 14U and younger divisions, where the acting team coach may act. 
All protests will be handled by the Protest Committee and their decision is binding. A Protest Committee will consist of any two of the following: Tournament Director, Assistant Tournament Director, Head Official, Florida Region of USA Volleyball Board Member, National Official or a non-involved Club Director.

Facility Rules:
-Due to incidents in previous years, there will be a NO TOLERANCE policy for misbehavior by players/teams and spectators in the venues.
-Ball Handling is NOT allowed outside of the exhibit halls in the Convention Center. 
-Coolers and outside food and drink are NOT ALLOWED in any facility. Only water and sports drinks may be brought inside the facilities. 
-In order to comply with the fire marshal, NO ONE WILL BE ALLOWED TO BRING THEIR OWN CHAIRS INTO THE FAIRGROUNDS. 
-Violation of these policies or any other general misbehaviors may result in IMMEDIATE dismissal from the facility for the remainder of the day.

Athletic Trainers:
There will be athletic trainers available to tape and assist with minor injuries at the Fairgrounds.
Athletes must provide tape and pre-warp for any pre-existing needs.  Tape and pre-wrap are only provided by the tournament for emergency purposes.