Welcome to the 36th edition of the

Australian Volleyball Schools Cup

Welcome

Welcome to Issue 3 of the 2019 AVSC Newsletter. The purpose of these newsletters is to keep all schools up-to-date with the latest information about the upcoming AVSC. These newsletters will provide relevant monthly details and preparation information for schools to ensure they are aware of all necessary entry details and scheduling around the tournament. We are now just over 5 months out from the 2019 AVSC, so make sure you are preparing your teams appropriately.

2019 Nominations
NOW OPEN

AVSC nominations are now open. To receive your school code and password, please email Lindsay: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Nominations will remain open until Monday 21st October 2019, and will be available to complete on the AVSC website www.avsc.org.au

Tournament Regulations

NOW AVAILABLE

Wildcards, Exemptions & Long Service Award Nominations

Wildcard and eligibility exemption applications, as well as long service award nominations are due on Monday 21st October. 
Wildcard Applications need to be submitted online if you wish to compete in Honours but did not finish in the top 3 at your State Schools Cup. Wildcard forms can be filled out by clicking on the following link:
Wildcard Application

Eligibility Exemption Applications need to be submitted online if you have exceptional circumstances regarding players who do not meet the eligibility rules in the tournament regulations and you would like to apply for these players to participate. Eligibility Exemption Application forms can be filled out by clicking on the following link:
Exemption Application
Long Service Award Nominations are now open for the AVSC 10, 15, 20, 25, 30 and 35 year service awards. We recognise and acknowledge this outstanding effort by giving out special AVSC Awards at the Opening Ceremony. These awards acknowledge the passionate commitment of your school and its community and the unwavering dedication of teachers and support staff when it comes to ensuring a quality experience for your students year after year.
If you, your school or anyone you know meets the criteria of involvement for any of these awards please fill out the online long service award form by clicking on the following link:
Long Service Nomination
 

State Association Contacts:

Contact your state volleyball association for:
  • State schools cup dates
  • Referee and coaching courses
  • Membership information
 
State  Name Email Address
ACT Christine Gates This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
NSW Briianka Nest This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
VIC Matt Berry This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
QLD Todd Kropp This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
SA Sean Patterson This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
WA Julian Lloyd This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
NT Anne Chadwick This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
TAS Stephen Ibbott This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

ATTENTION ALL COACHES

All team coaches are required to hold a current, minimum level 1 (foundation) coach accreditation. This is a 1 hour online course which can be arranged through your relevant state volleyball association. 
(Contact details listed above)

Things to do...

  • Complete the below form if you wish to change or register a person to receive the AVSC Newsletter for your school
  • Contact your State Volleyball Association to book students into an approved referee accreditation course. Work with your state association now, as one of the biggest issues for schools at the end of the year is making sure they have enough qualified referees.
  • Contact your State Volleyball Association to book coaches into an approved coach accreditation course.
  • Secure accommodation and transportation before prices increase and availability becomes limited. Our travel partners can help This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Brainstorm ideas for the banner/school parade. Best banner wins a prize!
  • Remind all your players that they need to register with the State volleyball Association to be eligible to play at the 2019 AVSC. Please contact your appropriate State Association directly.

2019 AVSC Key Dates

 

Monday 6th June 2019
Online Team Entries Open 

 
Monday 21st October 2019
Online Team Entries Close 
Schools must nominate their players and their referees by this time, but may amend divisions following state schools cup events. Please ensure referees nominated have current membership for the duration of the event.
International Teams - Nominations to be accompanied by their national federation ranking where multiple teams are seeking entry into the same division.

Monday 21st October 2019
1) Eligibility exemption requests close
2) Wildcard nominations close
3) Long service nominations close
4) Member state associations are provided nomination lists to verify membership within each state/territory

5) Teams withdrawing from the competition from this date forfeit half their entry fee

Wednesday 22nd October 2019
AVSC Committee review all exemption and wildcard applications

Thursday 23rd October 2019
1) Exemption requests confirmed and announced
2) Wildcard nominations confirmed and announced


Monday 28th October 2019
Confirmation of entry sent to schools

Ensure all players, staff and referees names are correct. Ensure the nominated division/s, players DOB and membership numbers are all correct. Once confirmed please send the documentation to the VA office via email signed off by your school Principal. If there are any changes, please amend them on the form and online.

Monday 4th November 2019
Confirmation of entry documentation due

Wednesday 6th November 2019
Nomination advice & tax invoice sent to school

Thursday 7th November 2019
Teams withdrawing from competition after this date forfeit their entire entry fee

Thursday 21st November 2019
1) Team entry fee payments due
2) Entry fees received after this date will incur a $100 late entry fee


Monday 2nd December 2019
Draft tournament draw published on tournament website and emailed to confirmed coaches     
               
Friday 7th December 2019
Player list cut off

All players must be finalised by COB.  No further changes are permitted.

Saturday 7th December 2019
AVSC Team Trainings & Opening Ceremony

Sunday 8th December 2019
AVSC Matches Commence

Saturday 14th December 2019
AVSC Concludes



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If you have missed any of the previous newsletters from AVSC 2019. They can be viewed online at the AVSC Website.

A primary contact has been nominated by your school to receive this newsletter and if additional copies are required or the primary contact person has changed, then please complete this form
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