2 on 2 Sand Volleyball, June 4th & 5th
Register now, go to the Great Plains Open / USA Jr Beach Tour page
Click on Sand Socks link above to purchase your Sand Socks today
The Great Plains Open / USA Jr Beach Tour:
Sat, June 4th for ages 12 & 14
Sun, June 5th for ages 16 & 18.
The tournament will be played at The Mark in Elkhorn, NE
20902 Cumberland Drive
Elkhorn, NE 68022
1st 16s Colene Hamilton & Lucy Randall
1st 14s Hailey Zuroske & Jaiden Centeno
20902 Cumberland Drive
Elkhorn, NE 68022
click on the logo to order your Sand Socks
Go to the Winner's Circle under the Juniors tab to see the results of the Great Plains Bid Tournament and who qualified for the USA Volleyball National Championships!
A new twist on Volleyball!
This event is not sanctioned by the Great Plains Region so no member registration required.
(Current members are not covered under USA Volleyball insurance as this is not a sanctioned event)
March 12 & 13 is Great Plains Dig Pink Weekend for SideOut Foundation
Clubs across the country are joining The SideOut Foundation’s Dig Pink® Tour, and the Great Plains region is supporting SideOut’s mission this season! Our region is focused on developing a well-rounded, community oriented athlete as well as building skills in the sport of volleyball, and the Dig Pink® Tour gives us an exceptional opportunity to do just that.
The Assist Project is the central element of the Tour. Teams both raise money for stage 4 breast cancer research and create cards for patients with cancer. It is a tremendous teambuilding exercise and it gives your athletes the opportunity to make an impact while playing a sport they love.
The Great Plains Region is designating March 12-13 as the focus weekend for your teams to participate in this worthwhile activity. Wear your pink shirts in support of this mission. Join the Pinnacle Jrs from Wisner as they host their Dig Pink VI volleyball tournament on March 13. The Great Plains Region will give a donation to the SideOut Foundation in the name of any team that donates money from that weekend’s activities. Just contact Commissioner Sue Mailhot at firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.
Your team can participate whenever it works out best for you, but what a great site that would be if in every gym in the region, wore pink shirts all around and players creating cards for patients with cancer.
Side-Out’s goal this year is $150,000 and 10,000 cards. Let’s help them reach it!!
Last year Side-Out was awarded the Community Champion Research & Hope Award by the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA). Watch this video to learn more about what volleyball has done and continues to do through this wonderful organization: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Ba6WjMutGo.
The USA Volleyball rules of the game commission met on 2/25/16. They voted to eliminate the gray box that refers to rule 19.2. This change goes into effect immediately.
Rule 19.2 will now read:
The Libero player(s) must wear a uniform (OR JACKET/BIB FOR THE RE-DESIGNATED Libero) which has a different dominant color from any color of the rest of the team. The uniform must clearly contrast with the rest of the team. The Libero uniforms must be numbered like the rest of the team.
Any uniform that you currently have is still legal per these rules. This change eliminates the recent solid colored uniform requirement. As long as your regular player jersey and your libero jersey are contrasting in color and or not the same color as the predominant color in the other jerseys, then your uniform will be legal.
For any clarification or further questions please contact Sue Mailhot: email@example.com
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