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Dates

Dates

30 May 2017 through 02 June 2017, 1:00 PM - 9:30 PM
03 June 2017, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Location

Location

University of Miami

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Schedule

*Please note schedule may be subject to change based on the size of the draw and at tournament director’s discretion. Final schedules will be listed when registration closes.  

Tuesday May 30: Preliminary Rounds

Wednesday May 31: Preliminary Rounds

Thursday June 1: Preliminary Rounds

Friday June 2: Single Elimination Tournament

Saturday June 3: Single Elimination Tournament

 
Competition

competition divisions

World OutGames Miami will offer the following divisions:

 

 
Women's Men's (Mixed)
Top Competitive AA Top Competitive AA
Competitive A Competitive A
Advanced BB Advanced BB
Average B Average B
Recreational C Recreational C
Master (40+) Master (40+)

Participants competing in the Senior Division shall be at least 40 years old as of 31 December 2017. Recreational C division is equivalent to NAGVA's B division.

 

Participation

Participation &
Awards

Indoor Volleyball matches are played with six (6) participants from each team on the floor at one time. World OutGames Miami also offers Beach Volleyball as a separate sport. Individuals only may participate on one Indoor Volleyball team, regardless of division. Medals are awarded to the top three (3) teams in each gender’s division.

Schedule

Schedule

*Please note schedule may be subject to change based on the size of the draw and at tournament director’s discretion. Final schedules will be listed when registration closes.  

Tuesday May 30: Preliminary Rounds

Wednesday May 31: Preliminary Rounds

Thursday June 1: Preliminary Rounds

Friday June 2: Single Elimination Tournament

Saturday June 3: Single Elimination Tournament

 

Skill Level

Participants who have a player rating under North American Gay Volleyball Association (NAGVA) should indicate such a rating during registration. If you have questions regarding your skill level, please review the NAGVA site at http://www.nagva.org. Based on evaluation of skill level in Pool Play throughout the tournament, World OutGames Miami has the sole authority to move a team to a different division.

Rules

The rules of the Federation Internationale de Volleyball (FIVB) are used for all tournament matches, and modified by the latest rules and regulations of USA Volleyball Competition Regulations.

All preliminary matches are 45 minutes, which includes five (5) minutes for warm-up and 40 minutes for play. All preliminary matches begin with a score of 4-4 and are played to 25 points. There is a 27 point cap for all preliminary matches. If a tie exists at the time of expiration of a set, play continues until the next point is awarded. Matches in the preliminary rounds are two (2) sets to 25 points each or 45-minute time limit, whichever occurs first. Matches in the Single Elimination Round must be a 2-of-3 set to FIVB standards.

Competition

competition divisions

World OutGames Miami will offer the following divisions:

 

 
Women's Men's (Mixed)
Top Competitive AA Top Competitive AA
Competitive A Competitive A
Advanced BB Advanced BB
Average B Average B
Recreational C Recreational C
Master (40+) Master (40+)

Participants competing in the Senior Division shall be at least 40 years old as of 31 December 2017. Recreational C division is equivalent to NAGVA's B division.