Volleyball Canada
2011 14/15/16U Canadian East Open
Sherbrooke, QC, May 6-8, 2011

Last Updated: 5/3/2011 11:07:14 AM


14U Boys (8 teams max.)
Born in 1997 or later

14U Girls (24 teams max.)
Born in 1997 or later

15U Girls (40 teams max.)
Born in 1996 or later

16U Boys (20 teams max.)
Born in 1995 or later

16U Girls (40 teams max.)
Born in 1995 or later

16U Girls Div 2 (44 teams max.)


Registration will open on January 24th 2011.

Deadline: April 8th 2011. Please note that in previous years this tournament has been full prior to March 1.

Entry Fee:
14U: $775
15U/16U: $875.

Please note that registrations are done on a FIRST COME, FIRST SERVE BASIS.

Please enter your team on the waiting list even if the category is full.


FRIDAY ONLY: For the competition sites of Triolet, Séminaire de Sherbrooke and Collègue Mont Notre-dame there will be shuttles to ensure transportion to and from these site as PARKING WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE ON FRIDAY. See details in the shuttle section.

For the rest of the tournament, teams are responsible for arranging their own transportation to, from, and during the championships.

Schedule of the open

Thursday, May 5th
- Registration of the teams at the sports center of the University of Sherbrooke from 2:00 pm till 6:00 pm
- Opening ceremony 7:00 pm
- Coaches meeting 8:30 pm

Friday May 6th to Sunday May 8th
The beginning and the end of the competition

Competition block

First block on friday and saturday:

First game at 8h00 am and last game at 1h45 pm
14U Women
15U Women

Second block on friday and saturday:

First game at 3h00 pm and last game at 8h45 pm
14U Men
16U Women
16U Men

Shuttle service

Shuttle service # 1-
Université de Sherbrooke / Triolet de Sherbrooke
We are lacking of parking spaces at the Triolet and therefore we will have to use additional parking space at the Université de Sherbrooke. For your accommodation there will be a shuttle service between the two locations every ten minutes. The first departure will take place at the parking lot right in front of the Université de Sherbrooke’s Sports Center at 6:30 a.m. and will drop you at the Triolet. The last one to go will be at 10:30 p.m. from the Triolet.

Shuttle service # 2
Édifice Expo de Sherbrooke / Séminaire de Sherbrooke- Collège Mont Notre-Dame.
There will be a shuttle service between these two locations every ten minutes. The first departure will take place at the small parking lot in front of the Édifice Expo de Sherbrooke at 6:30 a.m. and will drop you at the Séminaire de Sherbrooke’s bus station terminal. The last one to leave will be at 10:30 p.m. from the Séminaire de Sherbrooke.

Team Eligibility

All teams must:
1) Be registered and in good standing within their own region (P/TA) and with Volleyball Canada. Out of country teams must also be registered and in good standings within their own National Federation.
2) Participate in the Provincial Championship held in their own Province or Territory, if one exists (team roster must be the same at provincial and national).
3) Meet all registration requirements.


The teams roster may consist of a maximum of 15 players and 4 coaching staff. Only 12 of those 15 players can be registered on the scoresheet during the competition and will be permitted to play any given match. These 12 athletes may vary from one match to another.


Refunds will be given(less a $100 administration fee) on withdrawals made up to the entry deadline of the event (April 8th). After this time, no refunds will be given.

Technical Matters

The Official Volleyball Canada 2010-2011 Indoor Rule Book shall govern play at the National Championships.

Please review the 2010-2011 Indoor Competition for details concerning eligibility, divisions, seeding, scouting, etc. All coaches and team contacts should be aware of its content. It is available to be downloaded under
Registration Information.

Bronze Game Tier 2 and +

There will be no Bronze Game for Tier 2 and +

Team Check-in

The team check-in will be on Thursday, May 5th at the sports center of the University of Sherbrooke between 2h00 pm and 18h00 pm.

Coaches Meeting

The coaches meeting will take place after the opening ceremony (around 8h30 pm in the green gym court 8-9 of the sports center of the University of Sherbrooke

Coaching Certification

Coaches are requested to present proof of a completed level 1 coaching certification to scorekeepers at the beginning if each match, along with their team roster. If coaching certification is not presented, officials will make a note on the scoresheet for the tournament committee to take action.

Cooking equipements

Cooking equipements such as microwave ovens, burners, barbecues, etc. are not allowed on competition sites.


Schedules will be handed to you at the coache's meeting on Thursday, May 5th 2011. Hours to be confirmed.


45 minutes practice time-slots may be booked at University of Sherbrooke on thursday May 5, 2011 between13h30 p.m. and 6h00 p.m. Practice times will be given on a first-come first serve basis and will only be available to teams who book IN ADVANCE. All practice time requests must be made before midnight on Monday April 25, 2011.

You must make reservation by phone with François Landry (819) 612-1221


3-Day Tournament Pass: 20 $
1-Day Pass: 8$
Under 12 years old: Free


A minimum of 10 minutes (5-5 for hitting) will be available for warm-up prior to the start of each match. Teams will be able to warm up with volleyballs in designated ball warm-up areas before each match.


Referees certified by Volleyball Canada will be named to every match. The coordination of the referees will be realized in consultation with the committees of the provincial and national referees.

Minor Officials

Score keepers will be supplied for all the games by the Club Envolley

The teams will have to supply a line judge for all their games

Referee Meeting

Local 201 in the sport center of University of Sherbrooke at 8h00 pm

Medical Services

A physical rehabilitation technician will be present at all competition sites. He will provide pre-taping and taping services. However, you will have to provide your own bandages. In case of injury, if further diagnosis is necessary, an experienced physiotherapist will be present at the University of Sherbrooke.

Opening Ceremony

The opening ceremony will take place on Thursday May 5th, 2011 at 7:00 pm to the sports center of the University of Sherbrooke.

The teams are invited to get dressed in the colors of their province and to have flags of their province. There will be a team marching in of the athletes by province. The teams Sherbrooke University sport center 6:15 pm for the opening ceremony.


It is possible to reserve rooms at the residences of the University Bishops and Sherbrooke. To reserve a rooms, please send an email to: francoisl@envolley.ca

The hotels are already full here in Sherbrooke.
Here is 2 web sites with most of the accomodation in Sherbrooke area:


If you travel by air and you pass in transit by the airport of Montéral, you can stay in the Hotel Montreal Aéroport in Dorval.

Contact then:
David Raymond
Manager of the sales

Tournament Jury

The tournament jury is composed of a Volleyball Canada/Domestic Competition Committee (DCC) representative, Host committee representative, and the Referee Supervisor. For more information on the Jury's powers and duties, please consult the Indoor Competition Guide 2010-2011.

Performance Bond

The $400.00 team performance bond remains the responsibility of each Provincial/Territorial Association. Ultimately, teams will be required to forward the bonds amount in the event of any infraction which affect:
1) VC Code of conduct violation
2) Accommodation/facility damages
3) Uniform regulation
4) Coaches fail to meet coaching certification requirements
5) If a team does not fulfill its competitive obligations to an event.
For more information on Performance Bonds, please consult the Indoor Competition Guide 2010-2011.

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