The mission of the Evergreen Region Power League is to create more opportunities for players, coaches, and officials to experience the game at a higher level. The Power League provides a highly competitive format that allows participants to foster the skills and understanding necessary to succeed.
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Teams are given points based on their finish in each Power League tournament. These points are added together after each event to determine the overall Power League Champion at the end of the 4 tournaments.
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Power League is a series of 4 tournaments hosted by the Evergreen Region for the U14 and U16 age divisions. The first tournament, held in January will be a seeding/qualification tournament, followed by three more tournaments occurring monthly from January - March. The up or down movement of a team in each tournament will determine their final finish in Power League.
All teams will participate in the ERVA Power League Qualifier on January 8, 2017. Teams who do NOT finish in the top 16 will play in the designated alternate tournaments. ERVA has the approval of the designated tournament directors to hold spots in their tournaments for the non-qualifying teams.
2016-2017 Alternate Tournaments:
In Power League Tournaments, each division will consist of 8 teams. Within each division, teams are snake seeded into 2 pools of 4 teams. Competition includes 4 team pool play followed by single elimination bracket play.
Teams finishing in the bottom 2 of each 8-team division will swap with the top 2 teams from the division below them for the next Power League Tournament (i.e. bottom 2 in Gold swap with top 2 in Silver).
The first tournament in January will be a seeding tournament. The initial tournament seeding will be based on the previous season’s Regional Championship results, 2016 Power League Rankings, and ERVA Rankings. After the first tournament, the seeding for each Power League tournament will be based on the previous tournament’s results.
ERVA Power League will have its own P.L. ranking to determine seeding for the 3 remaining tournaments, along with determining a Power League Champion.
All Power League tournaments will also be given a Tier P multiplier, which will be higher than a Tier 1 multiplier, and be included into the overall ERVA rankings. The total number of teams in the Power League per age division will be used to determine tournament finish.