Far Western

National Qualifier

Far Western

National Qualifier

  • Reno-Sparks Convention Center

  • April 18-20 & 24-26, 2020

*This event has been canceled*

Please click here for more information. 

Keep an eye out for an email from our sponsor No Dinx tomorrow, 4/9!

Save the Date 2021: April 17-18-19 / April 23-24-25

(updated 04/08/2020)

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
Wristbands - Buy Now! Team Registration Hours

Tournament Housing


For more information on the requirements, please visit www.ncva.com/staytoplay

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, USA, National, and American Divisions will receive a team plaque and individual medals for players AND coaches! (up to 13)
– 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! (up to 13)
ALL first place bracket finishers will receive specially designed Champion T-Shirts!
– Champion T-shirts designed and sponsored by No Dinx.

BIDS! Want to know how many Bids we will give out? Check back after the event registration deadline, all bid numbers will be posted below. We cannot determine the number of bids until we have finalized the number of teams registered for each division. More information can be found in the USAV Championship Manual.

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

Cart and Volleyball Rental: We have a large supply of carts and volleyballs for rent for both weekends! Rent yours today!

Cart Check: Prefer to use your own volleyballs? We will hold on to your cart and volleyballs each night. Reserve your space!

College Coaches: If previous years are any indication, we can expect upwards of 100 college coaches to be scouting our 87 courts on the second weekend!

Flights – What time can I book my flight? The last match on the last day of play will be scheduled to start at 2 PM. Courts may run behind, please understand that volleyball matches are not timed. Teams that depart without fulfilling their officiating requirements will be fined $350.

High Performance: USAV High Performance will hold tryouts in Hall 3 the night before play starts each weekend (Friday night on Week 1, Thursday night on Week 2). Check out more information on the USA Volleyball Website.

Hotels: We offer some great rates at all different kinds of hotels in Reno! Go to www.ncva.com/hotels for more information!

Mothers’ Room: We will have a room set aside for mothers and their newborns to utilize. Please ask at the tournament desk for location 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 Reno-Sparks Convention Center charges $10 for parking. No parking permitted on S. Virginia Street.

Photos are available! Reserve your space today!

Practice makes perfect! Courts will be available for practice on a first come basis, you cannot reserve courts ahead of time. Friday night on Week 1, Thursday night on Week 2, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM in Hall 3.

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! Your team will be expected to be court side at the end of the last match of the pool. More information can be found in the USAV Championship Manual.

Where Can I Find the Schedule? All matches will be scheduled here: results.tm2sign.com

Tournament Information

Seeding Questions

AM Wave: First Serve 8:00 AM
PM Wave: First Serve 3:00 PM

Division Summary

April 18-19-20, 2020

11No DinxTBAN/A
12No DinxTBAN/A
13No DinxTBAN/A
14No DinxTBAN/A
15No DinxTBAN/A

April 24-25-26, 2020

16No DinxTBAN/A
17No DinxTBAN/A


Future Dates

2021: April 17-18-19 / April 23-24-25

Attendance is limited to 7,000 per day.


Coronavirus Information

*Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Update* 

For continuous updates and more information, please visit www.ncva.com/coronavirus.

Entry Fees / Registration Deadline

Registration opens: September 1, 2019

Entry Fee: $975 for all age divisions


Registration Deadline: February 14, 2020 (This is for both weekends)

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 $1075

There are no refunds after February 14, 2020

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! Division Change Request

Coaches' Requirements

ALL coaches listed on the Official Roster (Head and Assistant coaches) must have the following items:

  1. A current background screen via WebPoint
  2. A current Safesport certification
  3. An IMPACT coaching certification, at a minimum (CAP I, II, III counts as well)

USA Volleyball High Performance Tryouts

USA Volleyball will be conducting High Performance tryouts.

Dates and Times TBA

For more information, go to:
USA Volleyball High Performance

National Anthem - Sign Ups!

Auditions are now open! Click here to submit your audition!!

Spectator Code of Conduct

The Far Western National Qualifier 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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