Boys' Far Western

Bid Tournament

Boys' Far Western

Bid Tournament

  • San Mateo
    Event Center

  • January 11-12, 2020

Guest Registration


All family, friends, and fans of all teams must register; no one may enter the playing area without a Guest Wristband.

Players (15 max) and Coaches (5 max) will receive a Guest Wristband as part of their Team registration during check-in.

Guests may pick up Guest Wristbands purchased online at the WILL CALL booth at the main entrance.

Wristbands - Buy Now! Guest Registration Hours
Team Registration Hours

Did you know?

Athletic Trainers Are Available! We will have a small army of athletic trainers onsite form 7:00 AM until the last player leaves the building. Their services are free but supplies are not. Bring your own or purchase theirs onsite.

We Give A TON of Awards!
– ALL First, Second, and Third place teams in the Gold Division of Open and USA Divisions will receive a team plaque and individual medals for players AND coaches!
– ALL First and Second place teams in the Gold Division of all No Dinx Divisions will receive a team plaque and individual medals for players AND coaches!
ALL first place bracket finishers will receive specially designed Champion T-Shirts!
– Champion T-shirts designed and sponsored by No Dinx.

Calling All Early Risers! Our doors will open at 7:00 AM to all attendees.

High Performance: USAV High Performance will hold a joint NCVA/USAV tryout in the Fiesta Hall on Sunday night. Check out more information on the USA Volleyball Website.

Hotels: We offer some great rates at all different kinds of hotels in San Mateo! Go to for more information!

National Anthem: We have a singer for the National Anthem each morning. Think you have the pipes for it? Sign up here!

Officiating: All teams will have officiating assignments throughout the tournament. Teams must provide a rostered adult to be the R2 for all matches.

Parents, Avoid the Morning Lines! Pick up your wristbands the night before play starts!

Parking: The San Mateo Event Center charges for parking.

SafeSport: All adults participating at at USA Volleyball event (such as Coaches, Club Directors, Chaperones, Officials, Tournament Staff, etc) must be SafeSport certified. Go here to complete your certification!

Three Way Ties: We will play all three way ties that eliminate a team from advancing to earn a bid. Tie breaker sets will NOT be played for finish position only. Be sure to check out with the tournament desk to be sure your team is finished before sending your team home!

Where Can I Find the Schedule? All matches will be scheduled here:

Tournament Schedule

Age GroupWave AssignmentBid AvailabilityTournament Information
12 No DinxN/AN/ASeedingFlowchart
13 No DinxPMN/ASeedingFlowchart
14 OpenPM1 bidSeeding

14 USAAM3 bidsSeeding

15 OpenPM2 bidsSeeding
16 OpenPM1 bidSeeding
16 USAAM4 bidsSeedingFlowchart
17 OpenPM1 bidSeeding
17 USAAM3 bidsSeedingFlowchart
18 OpenPM1 bidSeeding
18 USAAM4 bidsSeedingFlowchart

The TM2 live schedule will be posted and available by 9:00 AM on Friday, January 10, 2020

Tournament Results


Entry Fees/Registration Deadline

Entry Fee: $950 for all age divisions

Registration deadline: Monday, December 9, 2019

Entry fees paid after the deadline will incur a $100 late fee per team.

Teams will be accepted after the deadline, if space is available, with an entry fee of $1,050

There are no refunds after Monday, December 9, 2019

Changes? Cancellations?

If your team needs to cancel from the event, change their division, or just ask a question, please use the links below.

Tournament Cancellation Form Contact Us!


COURT MAP – San Mateo Event Center

Updating Rosters

The DEADLINE to update all Roster Information online is 5:00 PM on:

Monday, December 16, 2019

All teams are required to provide current roster data.

TM2Sign will require the following to be entered:

Date of Birth
USA Volleyball Membership Number
Jersey Number

High Performance Tryouts

USA Volleyball and NCVA will be conducting the following joint High Performance tryout

Information TBA

USA Volleyball High Performance

College Coaches Attending



Provided by University Athlete

Spectator Code of Conduct

The Far Western Bid Tournament is a USA Volleyball sanctioned event. By entering the facility, all spectators agree to abide by the following Spectator Code of Conduct as required by USA Volleyball. Spectators also understand that injury from flying objects incidental to the sport of volleyball may occur at this event and attend at their own risk. Be alert at all times, especially during active play. Children not participating on a team entered in the event must be under the supervision of their parents at all times. The venue is not to be considered an open play area. Open courts and free space within the facility are not designated or designed for general child-play activities and should be used for event related activities only.

​Any code of conduct broken at this event can lead to immediate removal from the building.

Spectator Code of Conduct

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