Evergreen Region Power League

Purpose

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.

2019 Power League Dates

U14 & U16  Age Group

ALL registered teams | January 13, 2019- Qualifying Tournament
Locations: HUB Sports Center & Spokane Valley Schools

U14 & U16 | January 27, 2019
Location: HUB Sports Center

U14 & U16 | February 10, 2019
Location: HUB Sports Center

U14 | March  3, 2019
Location: Mt. Spokane HS 

U16 | March 3, 2019
Location: University HS

2019 Alternate Tournaments:

  • U14 | Crucible |  January 27, 2019 | Central Valley HS

  • U16 |  SpikeStorm| January 27, 2019 | Northwood MS
  • U14 | Sideout Classic |  February 10, 2019 | HUB Sports Center
  • U16 | Ace of Hearts | February 10, 2019 | Northwood MS
  • U14| Pete Bell Classic | March 2, 2019 | HUB Sports Center

  • U16 | Pete Bell Classic | March 3, 2019 | HUB Sports Center

 

Power League Standings

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. 

U14 Power League Standings

U16 Power League Standings

 

Online Results 

ERVA will be utilizing Advanced Event Systems (AES)  to update tournament results throughout the event. This means that you can access the most up-to-date information on your laptop, tablet, or phone! 

 

Overview & Structure

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.

Team Sign-Up and Acceptance Into ERVA Power League

All teams will participate in the ERVA Power League Qualifier on January 13,2019.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.  

Format

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.

1st and 2nd seeds from each pool will playoff in a 4 team playoff after pool play. 3rd and 4th place seeds from each pool will playoff in a 4 team playoff after pool play. 

Teams finishing 1st in the 1st/2nd seed playoff will advance to the next higher division for the next power league date. Example: team finishing 1st in the silver pool 1st/2nd playoffs will move into GOLD division at next power league.  

Teams finishing last in the 3rd/4the seed playoff will drop down a division for the next power league date. Example: team finishing last in the Gold pool 3rd/4th playoffs will move down into the Silver division at next power league.

Seeding & Rankings

The first tournament in January will be a seeding tournament. The initial tournament seeding will be determined by the ERVA Seeding Committee. The Committee will use the previous season’s Regional Championship results, 2018 Power League Rankings, ERVA Rankings, and contact clubs directly regarding their teams. 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.

Benefits of Participating in the ERVA Power League

  1. 4 guaranteed tournaments
  2. High quality competition in the 4 tournaments
  3. R1s provided by the Region for Gold and Silver Power League divisions, including pool and bracket play
  4. Ability to promote your team/club as a member of the ERVA Power League