By-Laws

Treasure Valley Junior Volleyball League

The board agreed upon these rules for our Treasure Valley Junior Volleyball Association. (Revised November 2019)

Membership Requirements of the Treasure Valley Junior Volleyball League:

1.  All clubs will pay a $150 fee for the membership of the TVJVL.

     a. Each team will pay a fee of $25 to help cover costs for Club Membership and Sanctioning with AAU.

2.  All tournaments are non-refundable, unless a tournament is canceled.  
     Make all checks to: TVJVL. 
     Mail to: Cathy Curtis, 3631 Crete Ave., Meridian, ID 83642

10U will pay $75 per tournament. There will be 3 tournaments available.

12U will pay $75 per tournament. There will be 4 tournaments available.

14U will pay $75 per tournament. There will be 5 tournaments available. You have an option to opt out of one tournament, and still not drop down 5 spots in the rankings, after your team's one missed tournament, your team will drop down 5 spots.

16U/18U will pay $75 per tournament. There will be 5 tournaments available for the first session. You have an option to opt out of one tournament, and still not drop down 5 spots in the rankings, after one missed tournament, your team will drop down 5 spots.There will be 4 tournaments in the second session.

3.  All players are $14 for insurance through AAU.

4.  All coaches are $16 for insurance through AAU. You must complete one positive coaches alliance and the concussion online workshop.

5.  Directors will send their team rosters and anticipated schedule and any additional information you deem necessary, to spikeit_66@yahoo.com . If your team fails to meet the due date, there is a fine of $25 per team, per week.

Hosting Tournaments:

1.  The board of directors assigns these sites at our board meeting.

2.  In order to host you must attend 3 tournaments with your club.

3.  Overflow may be given to schools outside of the board if we do not have enough nets to fit the league during that weekend.

Facilities List:

Each site must have the following:

1.  Running clock for tournament

2.  Game ball for each court: 12U need a volley-lite ball and must have lines on the floor for the service line or insta-lines so players know where to serve from.

3.  Standard volleyball safety equipment. 10/12U net is set at 6'4".

4.  A spectator's area: seating may be limited, you may need to bring a chair or stand up. Tournaments are set up for athletes not spectators.

5. Open and functioning restrooms

6.  Adequate lighting

7. If you require an AAU certification the cost is $35, this will be taken out of your revenue from hosting the tournament. You as the director must contact the commissioner to request one prior to 30 days before hosting.

8. A tournament director on site

You are guaranteed:

1.  The schedule will be posted on http://tvjvl.posthaven.com/  (subject to change up to the Wednesday Night before the tournament). 

2.  No more than 5 teams per pool. Two pools, one in the morning and one in the afternoon. We are making an effort to put 4 teams on a court this season when courts are available.

Board Membership

The TVJVL Board consists of 5 members and 1 commissioner. If a board member changes schools or chooses to resign from the board the following will take place:

1.  The board member may choose to take membership to the new school or they may relinquish their board position to a new coach at the old school.

2.  New members will be based on experience and longevity in volleyball club or TVJVL membership.

3.  The TVJVL board has final approval on all applicants.

 

Tournament Play

1. All Tournaments fees will be $75.00 per tournament. You must have one coach per team and they must officiate at all levels.

2.  To enter a tournament, you must mail in your entry and pay the full amount by January 10th, 2020.

3.  Please enter your teams according to their age divisions (i.e. 5th and 6th = 12 and under). Your teams may play up, but not play down.

4.  All teams are required to wear the same color of jersey with a number on the back. NO UNIFORM = NO PLAY.  Numbers must be a minimum of 6 inches on the jersey.

5.  A coaches meeting will be held at each tournament. As the head coach you must be in attendance to this meeting.  If you are late or do not show up to a coaches meeting the first offense is a warning. The second offense is a $50 fine. If you miss the meeting it is your responsibility to check in with the director. The director will discuss all specifications for their tournament.

6.  All teams will share in officiating responsibilities. A Head Coach must officiate at all levels, not a parent! Each coach is responsible for teaching your club members how to officiate, score keep, or run the clock. All scores will be kept on paper.

7.  Please bring your own balls and medical supplies.

8.  You may not share players from one team to the other. If an injury does occur, discuss player substitutions with the tournament director.

 TOURNAMENT OPTIONS: We offer 4 different age groups, 10U, 12U, 14U, and 16U/18U.

All teams will have the opportunity to enter 2 teams in a tournament, if you have a third team you may put them on a waiting list, if there is not enough entries you will be placed in the tournament by the date that the tournament director receives your entry form and money, on a first come, first serve basis. Clubs who have been members of TVJVL will have a priority for placement.

10U

 1.  We will have two pools: AM wave and PM wave.

      a.  AM wave will consist of one set to 15, if time permits. Win by one.

      b.  PM Single Elimination tournament will be 2 sets:  two sets to 15, win by 2.

 2.  All substitutions must be with the same player in a set.

 3.  Players must serve behind the 20 foot line, no matter the size or age of the player. If the players is strong enough, coaches should push player to serve behind the regulation service line.

 4.  Boy's teams may play in the 10U tournaments.

12U

 1.  We will have two pools: AM wave and PM wave.

      a.  AM wave will consist of one set to 25, if time permits. Win by one.

      b.  PM wave will consists of two sets to 21, if time permits your team must win by two. 

 2.  All substitutions must be with the same player in a set.

 3.  Players must serve behind the 20 foot line, no matter the size or age of the player. If the players is strong enough, coaches should push player to serve behind the regulation service line.

 4.  Boy's teams may play in the 12U tournaments.

14U

1.  We will have two pools: AM wave and PM wave.

     a.  AM wave will consist of one set to 25, if time permits. Win by one.

     b.  PM wave will consists of two sets to 21, if time permits your team must win by two. 14U will play 35 minutes in the PM Pool.

2.  Idaho High School Federation Rules govern our play at all TVJVL tournaments.

3.  Boy's teams may play in the 14U tournaments.

16U and 18U

1.  Idaho High School Federation Rules govern our play at all TVJVL tournaments.

2.  TVJVL will make every effort to have pools of 4 teams this season.

     a.  AM Pools will play two sets to 25. No time limit.

     b.  PM Single Elimination tournament will be 2 out of 3: first two sets to 25, third to 15, win by 2. 

Fines:

If your team breaks a rule, you will be warned the first time and the second time your club will not be allowed to compete at the next tournament.

All team entry fees will be $75. ONLY 2 TEAMS PER AGE GROUP WILL BE ALLOWED TO PARTICIPATE.

•  All teams must notify Cathy Curtis two weeks in advance to cancel tournament play – no refunds will be given.

•  If your team is a no show and no communication is made you will not be allowed to play the next tournament. No refunds will be given.

ANY DAMAGES DONE DURING A TOURNAMENT WILL BE AT THE EXPENSE OF THAT TEAM. YOUR CLUB WILL PAY WHATEVER IT COST TO FIX THE LIGHTS, TROPHIES CABINETS OR TO THE ITEM THAT WAS DAMAGED. IF YOUR CLUB DOESN’T PAY THE FEE BEFORE THE NEXT TOURNAMENT, YOU WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO PLAY THAT TOURNAMENT!