Our 2016-2017 season will be starting in just a few weeks. League play will tentatively start on Wed, Sept 14, 2016. Details are still being worked out with regards to the pre-season captain’s meeting, fees, number of weeks, dates of the year end tournament…Stay tuned.
Last year we had 36 teams in our league. We can go up to a maximum of 40, so if anyone is interested in putting in a team, there’s still some room. All teams must have a captain attend the captains meeting on the teams behalf to ensure your spot in the league.
Fees will be based on number of teams enrolling.
Any questions, feel free to contact league president, Michael Newell at Michael.heather@Hotmail.com.
A request for help for the upcoming World League volleyball coming to Saskatoon right away:
Would you be able to put out a search for volunteers to help with set-up and dismantling of SaskTel Centre.
Dates and times:
Tuesday, June 21 – 2 shifts
Shift #1 9:00 am to 4:00 or 5:00 pm
Shift #2 4:00 or 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Wednesday, June 22
Shift #3 9:00 am to 2:00 pm
Sunday, June 26
Shift #4 7:30 pm to 12:00 midnight
The priority would be Shift #2. Five or six guys there would be awesome.
Mark Tennant (email@example.com)
Vince Salamon (Vince.Salamon@saskatoonhealthregion.ca)
If anyone is interested, check out the following website for information on volunteer opportunities for the upcoming World League matches taking place here in Saskatoon this summer, June 24-26th: http://www.volleyball.ca/node/4128. There is a volunteer registration form that you can fill out and submit on this site.
Congrats to this year’s division winners:
A Division – Clown Punchers
B Division – Havoc
C Division – That’s What She Set
D Division – The Outlaws
To all teams,
The schedule is now on the website for easy viewing. Go to 2015/2016 schedule and select “click here to view final schedule”. Once the page has opened you can find the bracket your team has been placed in and find the correct game number which you are scheduled to play. Then open up the schedule and find what time and what court you team plays on.
Good luck tomorrow!
The last post here said that the Saturday portion of this weekend’s tournament will involve three teams in a pool, just like a regular Wednesday night. Please note that this has been changed and we’ve created a whole new tournament format. It will be much like SAVA’s format and will be a triple elimination style tournament (although the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place finishers in the regular season rankings will get a bye for the first round). Garret, our league scheduler, has worked hard on this and has worked closely with Carlene Tamke (SAVA’s scheduler extraordinaire). A big thanks to Carlene for all the help!
We’re just about ready to post the schedule and draw so stayed tuned. I’ll also bring copies of the schedule and draw to volleyball tonight and post them on each score table.
As a reminder: all 9 teams in each division make the playoffs, so be sure to take note of when you play (and minor officiate).
The annual year end tournament is this weekend, Saturday and Sunday, March 19-20. The schedule and draw will be posted very soon. Final rankings will be posted as soon as possible following this Wednesday nights (March 16) final regular season matches.
All games will be held at Mount Royal Collegiate. Here’s some important points to be aware of:
- All teams in all divisions will make the playoffs. In fact, all teams will make it to play on Sunday!
- Saturday will have teams playing in pools of 3, just like the regular season. All matches will be best 2 out of 3. Sunday will be single elimination format (with the exception of a “bronze medal” match).
- We will have paid referees for all Saturday and Sunday matches, but teams will still be responsible for minor officiating (floor referee, linesmen, scorekeeping). Make sure that your team is fully aware of where and when you are to minor officiate, and if it’s at 9:00, you’re also responsible for setting up the nets.
Two new substitutes have been added under the “substitutes” tab.
You may have heard the exciting news by now that Saskatoon will be hosting Team Canada and World League volleyball this summer (June 24-26, 2016)!!! Matches to be played at the SaskTel Centre (as in “Sask Place”, not the Sasktel Soccer Centre).
Here’s a link with more information: http://www.volleyball.ca/node/4146.
Here too: http://www.saskvolleyball.ca/content/sask-volleyball-wins-bid-host-2016-world-league-saskatoon-0
Along with the Olympics, this is as big as international volleyball gets, so be sure to take some of this in!
Not sure yet, but we’ll see if there might be volunteer opportunities available that our league members could take part in. If anyone out there knows more about this, please let me know (firstname.lastname@example.org), and I’ll share with members.
A new player looking to join a team has placed an “ad” on our substitutions page. Check it out if you’re looking to add someone new!