Far Western

National Qualifier

Far Western

National Qualifier

  • Reno-Sparks Convention Center

  • April 13-15 & 26-28, 2019

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
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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 13-14-15, 2019

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

April 26-27-28, 2019

16No DinxTBDN/A
17No DinxTBDN/A


Future Dates

2020: April 18-19-20 / April 24-25-26

Attendance is limited to 7,000 per day.


Entry Fees / Registration Deadline

Registration opens: November 1, 2018

Entry Fee: $975 for all age divisions


Registration Deadline: February 15, 2019 (This is for both weekends)

Teams will be accepted after the deadline, if space is available, with an entry fee of $1075

There are no refunds after February 15, 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!


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 High Performance tryouts.

Dates and Times TBA

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!

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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