Tournament Info

League Format | Basic Rules

  • New Format One Day Event: 3 team pools, three matches.
  • New Format Two Day Event: 3 team pools, three matches day one, two matches day two, with first, second and third place medals..
  • This format is a responsible way to adjust to our current pandemic.
  • Two Regional Championships: two day 5 matches with first, second and third place medals.
  • All events begin at 7:30 am with the team check-in.
  • We accept USAV, AAU and JVA rosters and medical release forms.
  • Coaches meeting at 7:45-7:50 am.
  • First match warmup at 8:00 am.
  • 3 Separate Divisions:
    • Division 2 or D2 teams that compete at the midlevel of play (Championship Level). 2021
    • Division 3 or D3 teams that compete at the Lower level of play (Club Level). 2021
    • Division 1 or D1 teams that compete at the highest level of play (Open Level). 2022
  • All divisions will have the ability for teams to move up and down in rank as well as into upper or lower divisions.
  • 1 Parent per player attendance, total of 12 parents per match.
  • No team camps.
  • No Food in the gym.
  • Outside chairs okay, please do not place in live play areas around the courts.
  • Cameras and video tripods okay please do not place in live play areas around the courts.
  • Main gym the ARCH 1550 W Colter Street Phoenix AZ 85031 (two courts with plenty of space and seating)
  • No gate fee
  • Spectator Warning: As spectators, you may choose to be near the volleyball courts. You do so at your own risk. Be mindful that volleyballs may come from multiple directions.
  • All matches will be best 2 out of 3 games (no caps)
  • Official Schedule: the results will be updated throughout the day for teams to check their results. If there is a discrepancy, please go to the Main Tournament desk immediately so that any issue can be resolved in a timely manner.
  • Officiating Duties: A team’s failure to have an officiating crew (certified down referee or coach, two scorekeepers and two line judges), ON TIME, for a match officiating assignment will lose one point for each minute late on their next match. You must ensure the referee knows your team is ready to officiate – do not just sit beside the court. It is not the referee’s job to find your team.
  • Down referees must be: Certified player or coach | team volunteer | Coaches must always be present even if players are officiating.
  • PLEASE NO FOOD, CELL PHONES OR IPODS AT THE SCORE TABLE.
  • Time Schedule: Matches will begin earlier than the listed time when permissible based on referee rotation.

Arizona Power League | Parent Code of Conduct

As a Parent, I:

  •  Will remain in the spectator areas during all matches;
  •  Will not advise the coach on how to coach, who to put in the game and/or who to take out of the game;
  •  Will respect the integrity of the officials and officiating crew and not advise them how to call the match or keep score;
  •  Will model sportsmanship for my child by treating all coaches, officials, site directors and players/parents of either team with courtesy and respect;
  •  Will encourage hard work and honest effort that will lead to improved performance and participation;
  •  Will emphasize the cooperative nature of the sport;
  •  Will not try to coach my child during the game;
  •  Will encourage athletes to treat their body with respect and participate drug, tobacco and alcohol free;
  •  Will myself attend all volleyball events alcohol and drug free;
  •  Will encourage my child to participate for enjoyment as well as competition;
  •  Will applaud good and fair play by all during matches;
  •  Will be in control of my emotions;
  •  Will learn the rules of the game to help me better understand what is happening on the court;
  •  Will understand that it is the coach’s responsibility to deal with any issues in the match or with the score – it is never the parent/spectator’s responsibility;
  •  Will understand that physical or verbal intimidation of any individual is unacceptable behavior and will not be tolerated at any Arizona Power League sanctioned event;
  •  Will understand that conduct that is inappropriate as determined by comparison to normally accepted behavior is unacceptable and not be tolerated;
  •  Will be supportive of all attempts to remove verbal or physical abuse from organized volleyball activities – including language directed toward players, officials, site personnel, coaches and other parents;
  •  Will take any issues of concern to a representative of the Arizona Region and will not take matters into my own hands;
  •  Will protect the ability of the Arizona Power League to continue using a facility by following all the rules of the facility, such as NO FOOD OR COOLERS IN THE GYM, parking in designated areas only, throwing all trash in an appropriate receptacle, etc.;