Tournament Director Resources

Beginning in the 2019-2020 season, tournament directors will be responsible to seed their own tournaments. Below is a link to a step by step tutorial on how you can select the correct format, best practices for seeding and access to the seeding guides to help seed.

Tournament Seeding Tutorial
Video with a step by step process on how to seed your tournaments
Seeding Guides
Use these seeding guides to help seed the teams in your 
Traditional Snake Seeded Formats
Access to Excel workbooks for tournaments with 6-32 teams. Tournament directors may use these formats to add in their teams & seed their event.
Workbook contains pools, brackets, play schedules, printable pool sheets etc.
Power Seeded Formats
Access to Excel workbooks for tournaments with 16-32 teams. Tournament directors may use these formats to add in their teams & seed their event.
Workbook contains pools, brackets, play schedules, printable pool sheets etc.
Tournament Procedures Handbook
Contains all information necesasry to host an ERVA/USAV sanctioned event.
Tournament Request Form
Submit this form to request a tournament. Contact Region Office to inquire about submission dates.
Tournament Sanction Form
If your tournament is approved, you must submit the Tournament Sanction For & Fees.
Arbiter Tutorial
Instructions on how to access your Arbiter account to see Day Official assignment & fees for tournament.
Day Official Requirements
Information regarding Day Official tournament assignments & fees.
Spectator Code of Conduct
Print and post at all tournament sites. 
Incident Report Form
To be completed by Tournament Director in the case of an injury or property damage at a sanctioned event. Form must be submitted to Region Office within 90 days of occurrence.
Line-Up Sheet
Tournament Directors must supply to teams at tournaments
Libero Tracking Sheet
Tournament Directors must supply to teams at tournament
Scoresheets
Non-Deciding Set & Deciding Set Scoresheets. Tournament Directors must supply to teams at tournament
Blank Pool Sheets
3, 4, & 5 Team Pool Sheets.
Print, laminate, and reuse these ERVA pool sheets!
Court Numbers
Printable USA Volleyball Court Numbers (8.5 x 11 or 11 x 17 )
Programmed Pool Sheets
Programmed pool sheets automatically track match & set percentage along with point differential when match results are entered.
3, 4 & 5 team pools available.
3 Team Pool Crossover Match Options
4 Options Tournament Directors may choose from for even number 3 Team Pools. (i.e., 2-3 team pools, 4-3 team pools etc.)

If you wish to incorporate crossover matches into your tournament the you will need to modify the brackets & schedule on your event workbook.

Tournament Information Packet Example
Example Tournament Packet which provides venue info, pools, play schedule, & brackets to send to teams.
Coaches Meeting Information 
Example of some topics to cover during the coaches meeting prior to the tournament beginning