Girls Freshman Volleyball, Girls Varsity Volleyball · Volleyball: Freshman Invite Schedule Released


Woodstock North High School, the athletic department and the volleyball staff would like to welcome you to the 2019 WNHS Freshmen Invite  Below is information for the event. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

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PARTICIPATING SCHOOLS/TEAMS

Belvidere Crystal Lake Central Geneva Huntley Jacobs
Libertyville Marian Central Prairie Ridge Richmond-Burton Woodstock North


BUS PARKING/TEAM ARRIVAL
Team buses should enter the south entrance and drop off players and coaches at door #6 (located on the southeast side of the building).  This is the only entrance available to everyone. Buses should be parked behind the building (on the east side).  We will have a representative at door #6 to assist you in parking your bus.  

LOCKER ROOM
Locker room will be available. Please have a method of securing your valuables.  Woodstock CUSD #200 will not be responsible for lost or stolen items. Also, you will be sharing a locker room with other teams in the tournament.  Each school will be responsible for damages caused by representatives of their school to Woodstock North property.

COACHES MEETING
There will be a Coaches’ Meeting to cover the event and format at 8:00am in the hospitality room.

ADMISSION/SPECTATORS
Adults:  $5.00 Students/Senior Citizens:  $3.00

NO SEASON PASSES WILL BE ALLOWED!  Doors will be open to spectators/fans 45 minutes before the first contest.  NO OUTSIDE CHAIRS WILL BE ALLOWED. Spectator seating will be provided on each court.

TRAINER
A trainer and ice will be available throughout the tournament.  Our trainer will be able to tape your athletes throughout the day, but you will have to provide your own tape and pre-wrap.

CONCESSIONS
Concessions will be available to fans throughout the tournament.  The concession stand is located in the athletic hallway, right outside of the main gym.  NO COOLERS OR OUTSIDE FOOD WILL BE ALLOWED IN THE BUILDING!

HOSPITALITY
A hospitality room will be available to coaches, administrators, officials, scorers, timers, and bus drivers throughout the tournament.  It will be located in the C-117-I (the Teachers’ Lounge), which is located near the cafeteria.  

FORMAT / SCHEDULE / INFORMATION
This is an 10-team tournament.  Teams have been seeded into two pools using any reasonable efforts to provide first time matchups for teams (avoiding previous conference, non-conference or tournament opponents) with the limited information at our disposal regarding Freshman matches.  All teams will be guaranteed 4 matches.  Pool play will consist of one match against each team in your pool. The top team in each pool will advance to the championship match. All matches will play best 2 of 3.  Sets 1 & 2 will be played to 25 with no cap. 3rd or deciding sets will be played to 15 with no cap. 

Matches will follow the schedule EXACTLY as designated below.  There will be a 45 min break at 11:30am to allow players to eat lunch and get matches back on schedule for the final 2 rounds.

Online Schedule:  https://scheduler.leaguelobster.com/641871/wnhs-freshman-invite/2019/

1st place teams from each pool will advance to the Championship Match. Advancement is decided by matches won.  Ties will be broken using the Tie Break Procedures (see below).

Pools Pool 1 Pool 2
Team Crystal Lake Central Libertyville
Team Prairie Ridge Huntley
Team Geneva Jacobs
Team Richmond-Burton Marian Central
Team Belvidere Woodstock North
Schedule Court 1 (Center) Court 2 (West) Court 3 (Aux Gym) Court 4 (East)
8:30am PRHS vs Geneva Belvidere vs CL Central Libertyville vs WNHS Jacobs vs Huntley
9:30am Geneva vs Belvidere CL Central vs R-B Huntley vs Libertyville Marian vs Jacobs
10:30am Geneva vs R-B Belvidere vsPRHS Jacobs vsWNHS Huntley vs Marian
11:30am Lunch Break
12:15pm R-B vs Belvidere PRHS vs CL Central Marian vs Libertyville WNHS vs Huntley
1:15pm R-B vsPRHS CL Central vs Geneva WNHS vs Marian Libertyville vs Jacobs
2:15pm Championship (1st P1 vs 1st P2)


ROSTERS/UNIFORMS
Please send a roster with names and numbers to bstromquist@wcusd200.org by October 23rd.  Uniforms must meet IHSA standards. Any exceptions must be requested in writing at least 48 hours to the event.

WARM-UP TIMES/BALLS

  • 2-6-6 before your first match; 1-3-3 every match after you have played 
  • Volleyballs for warm-ups will not be provided.  Please bring warm-up volleyballs to the tournament, marked with the name of your school.  WNHS will provide game balls ONLY!  

TIE BREAK PROCEDURES
In the event of a tie in pool play, the following steps will be taken to determine the winner:

  1. Head to Head Competition (unless 3 teams are tied)
  2. Set percentage – Sets won divided by total sets played
  3. Overall Point Differential 
  4. Coin Toss