The 2020 Scorpions Scrimmage Days will offer youth beach volleyball for the 12U,13U,14U,15U and 16U age groups for duos play. You can play up if your age is not offered that day.
WHO CAN PLAY?
Age Category Chronological Age Class
12U Born 2008 or later
13U Born 2007 or later
14U Born 2006 or later
15U Born 2005 or later
16U Born 2004 or later
NOTE: To ensure we do our part in ensuring the pandemic is kept in check the first event, August 15th, 2020 is limited to duos in the Waterloo Region, Guelph and Wellington County. We will reassess these geographical restrictions August 16th,2020 before the 2nd Scrimmage Days registration begins
WHEN WILL THE SCRIMMAGE DAYS & AGE GROUPS?
The first three Scorpions Scrimmage Days are: August 15th, 22nd and 29th, 2020. Further dates will be added in September based on the pandemic situation.
August 15 - AM- 12U, 13U, PM - 14U, 15U
August 22 - AM 13U , 14U, PM, 15U, 16U
August 29 - AM 12U-13U, PM, 14U, 16U
WHERE WILL THE SCRIMMAGE DAYS TAKE PLACE?
The first three Scrimmage Days events August 15th, 22nd, 29th will take place at the Emerald Lake Waterpark and Trailer Park. It is located at 7248 Gore Rd, Puslinch, ON N0B 2J0. It is a pretty special place. Here is a video of it from a couple years ago. (before we renovated half of the courts). The courts are right beside the lake. You do NOT pay the waterpark prices. You pay only $10.00 per car to enter to go to the sand courts which is located behind the waterpark.
WHAT IS THE FORMAT?
Each day will consist of two waves (AM/PM wave). The AM wave start at 8:45AM and the PM wave will start at 1:00PM. We will email you the courts and duos assignment.
All teams will be randomly assigned to a pool of 3 or 4. All teams will play a maximum of 3 matches. Pools of 3 will play 2 matches, 3 sets each to 21 points or 50 minute rounds, whichever comes first. Pools of 4 will play 3 matches, 2 sets each to 21 points or 35 minute rounds, whichever comes first. Side switches will take place between sets.
Two 15-minute recovery breaks will be provided between matches
Matches will also be self-refereed and teams are required to keep their own scores during play;
All age specific beach volleyball rules apply except there is no switching of sides during the match.
WHAT ARE THE SAFETY PROTOCOLS IN PLACE DURING THIS PANDEMIC?
The Scorpions Youth Volleyball Club has developed a separate document that all people registered or working at the Scrimmage Days must follow. Anyone not following these protocols will risk being removed from the event. Here is the link to those protocols. 2020 Scorpions Stage 3 Beach Scrimmage Days Safety Protocols
The Club also has an Emergency Plan that will be followed in case it needs to be activated.
How Do We Register for the Scrimmage Days
Scrimmage Day #1 - August 15th - Registration starts - August 2nd
Scrimmage Day #2 - August 22nd - Registration stats - August 16th
Scrimmage Day #3 - August 29th - Registration Starts - August 29th
Scrimmage Day September #4,5,6 - Dates depends on pandemic situation
2.You will have to complete the Waiver LINK and email it to our email LINK before the event.
3. If the person completing the online registration with the contact person information for each duo is not the person attending the event, you will be sent an additional contract tracing form to complete.
For more information visit this LINK.
Renovation of Six Beach Courts at Emerald Lake Completed
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