Far Western

National Qualifier

Far Western

National Qualifier

  • Reno-Sparks Convention Center

  • April 21-23 & 27-29, 2018

Guest Registration

COMPLETE YOUR REGISTRATION ONLINE; PICK UP YOUR WRISTBANDS AT THE WILL CALL WINDOW.

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

Blood Drive at Far Westerns!

Date: Saturday, April 28th

Time: 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM

Reno-Sparks Convention Center – 4590 S Virginia St, Reno, NV 89502

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!
– 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.

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 $150.

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!

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!

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

Tournament Information

Division Summary

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

Seeding Questions

April 21-22-23, 2018

AGEDIVISIONWAVEBIDS
11No DinxPMN/A
11NationalPM1
12AmericanPM1
12NationalAM1
12No DinxPMN/A
13AmericanPM1
13No DinxAMN/A
13OpenAM2
13USAAM2
14AmericanPM1
14No DinxAMN/A
14OpenAM2
14USAAM3
15AmericanAM1
15No DinxAMN/A

April 27-28-29, 2018

AGEDIVISIONWAVEBIDS
15OpenAM3
15USAAM3
16AmericanPM1
16No DinxPMN/A
16OpenAM3
16USAAM3
17AmericanPM1
17No DinxPMN/A
17OpenAM2
17USAAM3
18PrimeAMN/A
18SelectAMN/A

Results

Future Dates

2019: April 13-14-15 / April 26-27-28
2020: April 18-19-20 / April 24-25-26

Attendance is limited to 7,000 per day.

Info

Entry Fees / Registration Deadline

Registration opens: November 1, 2017

Entry Fee: $950 for all age divisions

REGISTER NOW!

Registration Deadline: February 17, 2018 (This is for both weekends)

Teams will be accepted after the deadline, if space is available, with an entry fee of $1050

There are no refunds after February 17, 2018

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!

Hotels

Tournament Hotels

Your team will not be accepted into the tournament without submitting the required hotel form. Please be sure to submit this form once you have booked and confirmed your hotel reservations.

Required Hotel Form

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 the following High Performance tryouts

Friday, April 20, 2018
Check-In: 4:00 PM
Tryout: 5:00 – 8:00 PM

Thursday, April 26, 2018
Check-In: 4:00 PM
Tryout: 5:00 – 8:00 PM

For more information, go to:
USA Volleyball High Performance

National Anthem - Sign Ups!

Have a great set of pipes?

Sing the National Anthem at Far Westerns!

Sign up now!

Activities

Reno Aces 2nd Logo

RenoTahoeLogoBadge_CMYK_Orange_VisitRenoTahoe w URL

Aces with Reno Logo

Important Links

Photos

2017

Week 1

2017

Week 2

2016

Week 1

2016

Week 2

2015

Week 1

2015

Week 2

Sponsors

X