What is VOLLEYPALOOZA?
Volleypalooza is an All Inclusive Adult Weekend Volleyball Tournament and Party.
STAY, PLAY & PARTY with your teammates and all the Volleypaloozers!

What does All Inclusive Mean?
All meals, beverages (adult & soft drinks), cabin accommodations, 2 day volleyball tournament, other camp activities & nightly socials are included!

Where is VOLLEYPALOOZA being held?
Volleypalooza will be held at at Camp Walden (located just North of Bancroft, Ontario) Camp Walden is the home to the legendary Madawaska Volleyball Camp that you may have heard of. Beach & Grass Courts are available

When is Volleypalooza?
September 28, 29 & 30, 2018. Arrive Friday & depart Sunday

How do I register for Volleypalooza?
Contact Josh at 416-222-3577 with a mastercard or visa to book your spot.

What is the cost to participate in Volleypalooza?
New!! STAY & PLAY option includes everything but participation in the 2 day organized volleyball tournament. Cost is $389 + hst per person until Sept 10. Price will go up $30 after this date.
No Team required for this option. Contact Josh at 416-222-3577 with a mastercard or visa to book your spot. Includes Food, Drink, Lodging, Access to activities including pick up volleyball, tennis, basketball, water sports and the 2 parties Fri & Sat night with no wake up requirement

FULL Volleypalooza Registration is $489 + hst per person until Sept 10. Price goes up $50 after this date. You must be part of a team for this Registration.  Includes everything – Food- Drinks- 2 Day Tournament- 2 Evening Parties & Access to all the Camp activities (basketball, tennis, water sports)

Volleypalooza is going to be the first of its kind in Canada! Organized by lifelong volleyball players to provide the ultimate opportunity to create life long friends, shared experiences and memories.

To register for the Full all inclusive weekend, please contact Josh at 416-222-3577 with a mastercard or visa to book your spot.  For the Stay & Play option (no tournament included), please click the link below.

WHERE WILL WE BE STAYING?
In a beautiful and rustic camp cabin at Camp Walden!
https://www.campwalden.ca/38483 Highway 28 Palmer Rapids, ON K0J 2E0

WHO WILL WE BE LIVING WITH?
You will live with your teammates in a shared cabin! As part of the registration process, you will be asked for your “cabin requests” where you can tell us who, ie other teams you want to live with. Cabins will have approximately 12 adults in each cabin so we will try to accommodate your requests but no guarantees.

CAN WE GET A PRIVATE CABIN?
Teams that wish to stay in a private cabin with only their own team can upgrade to a private cabin for an additional fee. There are a limited number of these private cabins available and will be reserved on a first come first served basis. The team fee is $200 for up to the maximum team roster size in your division (4s= max 6 ppl & 6s= max 10 ppl).

HOW OLD DO I HAVE TO BE TO ATTEND VOLLEYPALOOZA?
All attendees must be a minimum of 19 years old.

WHEN DO WE ARRIVE & WHEN DO WE LEAVE?
Arrival at Camp Walden will be anywhere from 4pm-9:30pm on Friday September 28.
If you are unable to arrive during this window please plan to arrive Saturday at 7:30am
Departure will be Sunday September 30 anytime between 1-2:30pm

WHAT & WHERE WILL WE EAT?
Camp style dining in 1 massive dining hall is an amazing experience. Share stories about the day and meet the other participants. Enjoy classic camp favourites with a healthy approach to feed our active adult guests with discerning tastes. Our kitchen can accommodate vegan, vegetarian and gluten free diets as well as other allergies and dietary restrictions. Please note: this weekend will not be nut free

HOW DO I REGISTER?
Once you have reviewed the various divisions that you can enter you can register by calling Josh at Beach Blast at 416 222 3577.
The payment process is as follows:

Team Captains will provide the Team Name, Division of play, Playing surface (Beach or Grass), Roster and provide a non refundable payment for themselves of $489 + hst (if paid prior to August 17.  After August 17 the amount per person is $539 + hst) by Mastercard or Visa.
A  team roster must be submitted to Beach Blast and all individual team members must then contact Beach Blast directly at 416 222 3577 to pay for their registration by the payment deadlines.

ALL PAYMENTS ARE NON-REFUNDABLE
If you are unable to attend we give you the right to transfer your registration but you must notify us in writing by September 15, 2018 of any changes.

Beach Blast must receive full payment for each member of the team  on their roster by Sept 15 and all teams must meet certain minimum team roster size.

Teams that do not have the minimum roster size paid in full may not participate in the tournament.

No individuals can enter Camp Walden for Volleypalooza unless the team roster has them on it and they have been paid for in full.

Examples of Team sizes and their payments:
If you are playing in the 6s divisions and the team has 6 players the cost is $539 x 6

If you are playing in the 6s division and the team has 9 players the team cost is $539 x 9

If you are playing in the 4s division and the team has 5 players the cost is $539 x 5

If you are playing in the Beach Blitz division the total team cost is $539 x 2

TEAM ROSTER SIZES

4S TEAMS:
All 4s teams must have a minimum of 4 paid people and a maximum of 6 people

6S TEAMS:
All 6s teams must have a minimum of 6 paid people and a maximum of 10 people

BEACH BLITZ TEAMS:
All Beach Blitz teams must have a minimum of 2 paid people (1 male & 1 female) and a maximum of 2 people

WHAT IS THE EARLY BIRD PRICING?
If individual team members make their full payments by September 10, 2018 the per person price will be $389- $489 + hst.
If you register by September 10, the per person price will be $489 + hst

WHAT IS THE REGULAR PRICE?
The regular per person price will be $500 – $539 + hst. There is an early bird discount savings of $30-$50 per person available until September 10, 2018

WHAT IF I DON’T WANT TO PLAY IN THE TOURNAMENT. CAN I STILL COME TO VOLLEYPALOOZA?
We understand. All Inclusive plus the ability to enjoy the other camp activities (including pick up volleyball) or watch your friends play is still a great way to spend a weekend.
Purchase a STAY & PLAY PASS.  $389 + hst if registered by September 10. Prices go up $30 after Sept 10.

IS THERE A BUS TO VOLLEYPALOOZA?
No. But if you are interested, please let us know. If we have enough interest, we will offer a round-trip coach bus at an additional cost of approx. $75-100 from a central Toronto or Ottawa location

NEED A RIDE or HAVE AN EXTRA SEAT IN YOUR CAR?
If you’re looking to hitch a ride with a fellow camper or you have space in your car, please join our Volleypalooza Facebook Ride Share to work together to get everyone to camp! This is a great way to save some money and the environment! If you find yourself with a ticket to the weekend and no way to get there, please let us know, we’re here to help!

IS THERE CELL SERVICE OR WI-FI AT VOLLEYPALOOZA?
There is no cell service at Camp Walden. Enjoy the digital detox. Limited wi-fi service may be available

DO WE NEED TO BRING MONEY?
There are additional fees for retail purchases. Otherwise, everything is included and you can enjoy a weekend without a need for a wallet or purse or European Carry All

WHATS THE SCOOP ON ALCOHOL?
We will be serving alcohol (beer, coolers & booze) on Friday night, Saturday afternoon & night (all included in your ticket price). You cannot bring your own alcohol. Any outside alcohol will be taken away & returned at your departure. Please drink responsibly.

WHEN WILL WE GET THE FINAL DETAILS?
The week prior to Volleypalooza we will send you final details!

WHAT ARE THE DIVISIONS WE CAN REGISTER FOR?

Beach Blitz Division:
Register as a Co-Ed Pair and play 4s with & against the other Beach Blitz pairs
A (Competitive)
or
B (Intermediate).
Volleypalooza will be the launch of the 2018/19 Beach Blitz season.
Earn double points towards Player of The Year.
Played on Sand

Beach Co-Ed 4s Elite Division:
Prize Money for Top 2 teams ($1200 for 1st and $800 for second – based on a minimum of 12 teams participating in the Elite Division)
Minimum 2 females playing at all times.

Description: Extremely experienced and highly skilled volleyball players with excellent ball control and strong attacking. Rallies usually end with a point earned, not too many unforced errors. Blocking will be necessary and tight application of rules.

Beach Mixed 4s Competitive Division:

Minimum 1 female playing at all times.

Description: Experienced and skilled volleyball players with good ball control and good attacking. Blocking the best attackers will be necessary and tight application of rules.

Beach Mixed 4s Intermediate Division:

Minimum 1 female playing at all times.

Description: Players with some experience and play 4s regularly but didn’t have high level training as a youth. Ball Control is decent but unforced errors do occur. Decent hitters on good sets. Some amount of blocking may be necessary against the bigger hitters. Slightly more lenient application of ball handling rules.

Beach Co-Ed 6s Intermediate Division:

Minimum 2 females playing at all times.

Description: Players with some experience and play 6s regularly but didn’t have high level training as a youth. Ball Control is decent but unforced errors do occur. Decent hitters on good sets. Some amount of blocking may be necessary against the bigger hitters. Slightly more lenient application of ball handling rules.

Beach Co-Ed 6s Recreational Division:

Minimum 2 females playing at all times.
Description:

Grass Co-Ed 6s Competitive Division:

Minimum 2 females playing at all times.
Description: Experienced and skilled volleyball players with good ball control and good attacking. Blocking the best attackers will be necessary and tight application of rules.

Grass Co-Ed 6s Intermediate Division:

Minimum 2 females playing at all times.
Description:

Grass Co-Ed 6s Recreational Division:

Minimum 2 females playing at all times.
Description:

VOLLEYPALOOZA 4s DIVISIONS TOURNAMENT RULES

 CO-ED 4S, MIXED 4S & BEACH BLITZ

■ Co–Ed 4s Teams must have a minimum of 4 players (2 females minimum) playing at all times
■ Mixed 4s Teams must have a minimum of 4 players (1 female minimum) playing at all times
■ Beach Blitz Teams must have a minimum of 4 players (2 females & 2 males minimum) playing at all times
■ Substitutions in Co-Ed or Mixed 4s are allowed to enter after the serving position
■ Teams must call their own violations (net, lifts, doubles, in/out)
We rely on your spirit of sportsmanship and honesty to keep the matches fun and enjoyable for all. If there is a dispute and the captains cannot resolve it in a timely and peaceful manner, please re-serve.
■ All players can spike and block from anywhere on court (ie- everyone is front row)
■ Serving Rotation must be maintained
■ Players may play the ball off any part of their body (except on serve)
■ If a ball enters your court during a rally, please call ball, stop play and re-serve the point.

SERVINGServes that hit the net and go over are in play.
Only 1 service toss is allowed. No blocking or attacking serves. 8 seconds to serve the ball from time you get the ball on the service line (ie- no stalling intentionally)
There is no screening allowed on serve. If the opponent asks you to move you must comply
It is a violation to touch the service line when serving.
No Spike Serving in B or Intermediate Divisions

SERVE RECEIVE: Overhand volleying is NOT allowed on serve receive,
(Beach 2s Rules- Hands must be together. Contact must be percussive – no double or lift)

DEFENSE: Indoor rules (double contacts are legal but lifts are illegal) for overhand digging on defense, free balls (volleys are allowed even on non hard driven balls)
A double-hit is also permitted on a hard-driven spike/hit

BLOCKING: A block is not considered a contact (you can block it and play it up yourself for the 1st contact.
Ball cannot be played on the opponent’s side of the net. (except on blocks after the opponents have completed an attack hit)
if a setter is trying to set a teammate, you can’t reach over the net and block that set

VOLLEYING: When intentionally volleying balls across net- players body and shoulders must be square to the target (backwards is OK).
Balls that are volleyed and unintentionally cross the net due to wind are legal

TIPPING: No open hand tips. Pokeys (knuckles), roll shots, back of hand, heel of hand, fist and cobra (with straight, locked fingers and a locked wrist) are legal.

LINE CALLS: If a Ball touches the line it is in. A line that moves because of sand jumping that the ball did not hit is out

SIDE CHANGES: TBD

VIOLATIONS:
Players may NOT touch the net at any time during play (hair does not count)
Players are NOT allowed to catch, throw, push, scoop, lift, or carry the ball
No centerline violation, however players that cross the net and interfere with the opponents are in violation
Players cannot play on 2 teams in same event
If there are no antennae on the nets any balls that pass over the net clearly beyond the imaginary boundary would be out
Spin ball for choice of serve OR receive OR side. 2nd game choice alternates & re spin for game 3
1 Time Out of 30 seconds per team each game
Players must compete in at least 2 Matches of the round robin to play in the playoffs
All players must sign waiver and fill out roster to be eligible to play
Warm Up Time: tbd.
Teams must score and line when scheduled or may forfeit future games
If a team has an injured player and no substitutes they must play with 3 players (maintaining minimum female /male requirements). If the other team allows the short handed team to use a substitution that player must be approved by the opponent and the tournament director. You must attempt to select a player of equal or lesser caliber than the injured player.
Tournament Director can make new rulings if not covered previously.

All Info is subject to change without notice

VOLLEYPALOOZA 6s DIVISIONS TOURNAMENT RULES

 CO-ED 6S

■ Co–Ed 6s Teams must have a minimum of 6 players (2 females minimum) playing at all times
■ Substitutions in Co-Ed 6s are allowed to enter after the serving position
■ Teams must call their own violations (net, lifts, doubles, in/out)
We rely on your spirit of sportsmanship and honesty to keep the matches fun and enjoyable for all. If there is a dispute and the captains cannot resolve it in a timely and peaceful manner, please re-serve.
■ 3 Front Row players at time of service can spike and block. 3 Back Row players cannot attempt a block or spike from above the height of the net in front of the 3m line
■ Normal Clockwise volleyball Rotation must be maintained
■ Players may play the ball off any part of their body (except on serve)
■ If a ball enters your court during a rally, please call ball, stop play and re-serve the point.

SERVINGServes that hit the net and go over are in play.
Only 1 service toss is allowed. No blocking or attacking serves. 8 seconds to serve the ball from time you get the ball on the service line (ie- no stalling intentionally)
There is no screening allowed on serve. If the opponent asks you to move you must comply
It is a violation to touch the service line when serving.
No Spike Serving in Intermediate or Recreational Divisions

SERVE RECEIVE: Overhand volleying is NOT allowed on serve receive except in Recreational Divisions,
(Beach 2s Rules- Hands must be together. Contact must be percussive – no double or lift)

DEFENSE: Indoor rules (double contacts are legal but lifts are illegal) for overhand digging on defense, free balls (volleys are allowed even on non hard driven balls)
A double-hit is also permitted on a hard-driven spike/hit

BLOCKING: A block is not considered a contact (you can block it and play it up yourself for the 1st contact.
Ball cannot be played on the opponent’s side of the net. (except on blocks after the opponents have completed an attack hit)
if a setter is trying to set a teammate, you can’t reach over the net and block that set

VOLLEYING: When intentionally volleying balls across net- players body and shoulders must be square to the target (backwards is OK) except in Recreational where volleying over facing anywhere is legal.
Balls that are volleyed and unintentionally cross the net due to wind are legal

TIPPING: No open hand tips. Pokeys (knuckles), roll shots, back of hand, heel of hand, fist and cobra (with straight, locked fingers and a locked wrist) are legal except in Recreational where tips are legal

LINE CALLS: If a Ball touches the line it is in. A line that moves because of sand jumping that the ball did not hit is out

SIDE CHANGES: TBD

VIOLATIONS:
Players may NOT touch the net at any time during play (hair does not count)
Players are NOT allowed to catch, throw, push, scoop, lift, or carry the ball
No centerline violation, however players that cross the net and interfere with the opponents are in violation
Players cannot play on 2 teams in same event
If there are no antennae on the nets any balls that pass over the net clearly beyond the imaginary boundary would be out
Spin ball for choice of serve OR receive OR side. 2nd game choice alternates & re spin for game 3
1 Time Out of 30 seconds per team each game
Players must compete in at least 2 Matches of the round robin to play in the playoffs
All players must sign waiver and fill out roster to be eligible to play
Warm Up Time: tbd.
Teams must score and line when scheduled or may forfeit future games
If a team has an injured player and no substitutes they must play with 5 players (maintaining minimum female /male requirements). If the other team allows the short handed team to use a substitution that player must be approved by the opponent and the tournament director. You must attempt to select a player of equal or lesser caliber than the injured player.
Tournament Director can make new rulings if not covered previously.

All Info is subject to change without notice

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