FAQ’s: Oregon Matt Hartner Memorial Volleyball Classic

HOW CAN I REGISTER MY TEAM?

  • To register you team, simply register online through AES and then make your payment of $695 per team.
    1. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ONLINE
    2. Make your payment
      • Via Check/Mail – Complete the PAYMENT FORM and mail it, along with a check, payable to “Oregon MHM Volleyball Classic”, to:
        Oregon MHM Volleyball Classic, 2727 Leo Harris Parkway, Eugene, OR 97401
      • Online credit-card payments, subject to a $20 administration fee, can be made here: ONLINE PAYMENT SYSTEM

WHAT ARE THE REGISTRATION DEADLINES?

  • Registration Closes on Dec 1st.
  • All payments are due by Dec 10th.
  • Rosters are due by Dec 23rd.

HOW DO TEAMS CHECK-IN?

  • We will not have any team check in on Friday this year. All teams will check in at the tournament desk (inside the Moshofsky Center or at Willamalane Sports Center) up to 1 hour before the wave starts at your location. All coaches must check their team in prior to play commencing. Items needed for check in are copies of your team rosters for verification.

WHAT IS THE PLAYING FORMAT?

Saturday and Sunday is pool play with 4 team pools. Best 2/3 sets.  No Cap, win by 2.  Monday is single elimination bracket play.  Both 16’s & 18’s events are set up with a Div. 1 & Div. 2.  18’s DI Cts. 11, 12 13, 14 will have a 4th place team cross over on Sat/Sun.


DO TEAMS HAVE TO OFFICIATE?

  • Each court will have an R1 provided.  Teams must provide a R@, 2 line judges, scorekeeper, score flipper & libero tracker.  Teams late for officiating will be penalized 1 pt. for every minute they are late, starting from when the last team finished their warm up.  Points will be assessed at the teams next match.  Complete no show will incur a 15 pt. penalty for first 2 sets of next match.
  • On the last day of the event, ALL teams are responsible for their final ref assignment. RULE OF THUMB- losers ref next match on their court.  Clubs will be fined $50 if they leave without doing their ref assignment.

WHAT ARE THE TIE BREAKING PROCEDURES?

  • Under no scenario will there be tie breaking sets played.  Two teams tied: 1) Head to Head. Three team tied 1) set percentage in all pools; 2) point percentage in all pool matches; 3) coin toss

WHAT HAPPENS IF A FORFEIT?

  • Matches will be played immediately after previous match. After official calls for coin flip any team not present will incur a 1 pt. penalty for each minute.  After 25 minutes 1st set will be forfeited.  Same procedure for 2nd set as stated above.

WHAT IF A COACH WANTS TO PROTEST?

  • Protest must be filed at the time of the incident (ONLY).  The protest will be noted on the score sheet.  Protest panel will be TD, Head Official and official not involved in the match.  Only rules or rules interpretation cane be protested- NOT judgement calls.

HOW IS MHM SEEDED?

  • It is difficult since it is the 1st event of the year.  Phone calls are made to help with seeding and since seeding has to be done and formatted on AES before regions have any power leagues, criteria below is used.  Due to early in season this is one reason we use two divisions.  It allows teams that may be under seeded over seeded to move.  1) Results from last years MHM; 2) Pre seeds by region for current year; 3) History of clubs and teams in regions & MHM.

WILL THERE BE ENOUGH SEATING?

  • Venues will have plenty of seating provided. Leave your personal chairs at home or in your car.
  • All teams must keep all bags and personal items at he West end of the Moshofsky Center behind Cts. 13,14,15 & 16. NO FOOD, SNACKS EVER IN CAMPING AREA.  A 10 point penalty for each offense can be administered by the tournament staff.
  • Saturday seating at the NCU Event Center may be limited to bleacher seating, however no outside chairs are allowed, so please work with us for the day.  Teams can hold their bags in the lobby area.

WHAT FOOD WILL BE AVAILABLE AT EACH LOCATION?

  • We will continue to have a handful of various vendors at the Moshofsky Center as well as a The Duck Store.  There are tables and chairs indoors to be used for all food purchased from the vendors at “The MO”.  NO FOOD anywhere else in the facility.
  • We have the food concession at Willamalane Sports Center offering breakfast items, sub sandwiches, soup, healthy snacks, drinks, etc.
  • There is a Subway, Market of Choice and Track Town Pizza across the street from Matthew Knight Arena and NCU.  The concession stand at NCU will also be open.

IS OUTSIDE FOOD ALLOWED?

  • Outside food is only allowed in the designated areas within the Mo Center and Matthew Knight Arena.  No outside food is allowed at the Willamalane Sports Center or NCU Morse Event Center.
  • There will be an outdoor tent at the Mo Center, providing protection from the elements.
  • There will be no outdoor tent at Willamalane Sports Center so please plan accordingly.

There is no cooking of food allowed at any of the facilities, please leave your tailgate supplies in the RV or at home.


WILL ADMISSION BE CHARGED?

  • There will be no admission charged at any of the facilities for this event.

WILL A TRAINER BE ONSITE?

  • There will be a full time trainer on site at the Moshofsky Center and Willamalane for all of your taping needs or in case of injury.  Please being your own tape or there will be a $2 fee per roll.

WHERE CAN I SEE THE SCHEDULE FOR THE TOURNAMENT?

  • The event schedule and format is handled through AES, an online service used for multiple tournaments throughout the Northwest.  Click the “SCHEDULE” link the main navigation bar for the updated link.  NOTE: If the schedule link doesn’t bring you directly into the tournament schedule, this is because the schedule is not currently available!

WILL TOURNAMENT APPAREL BE AVAILABLE?

A huge selection of colors, sizes and logos will be available this year from Fine Design at “The MO” and Willamalane playing facilities.  Aries Apparel will be located inside “THE MO” with many volleyball knick knacks, etc.


ARE COLLEGIATE COACHES ALLOWED TO RECRUIT AT THE EVENT?

  • Yes, collegiate coaches can attend the event.
  • University Athlete is used as the event’s recruiting information tool.
  • Registration for collegiate coaches ($10/each) will be available via a link on our home page after team registration has closed.
  • A list of collegiate coaches scheduled to attend will be available on our home page prior to the event.

WHO CAN I CONTACT IF I HAVE MORE QUESTIONS?