MAPL YORK Volleyball Tournament

GENERAL

MAPL [pronounced "M-apple"] is a power league for elite junior girls' volleyball teams along the mid-Atlantic coast.  MAPL provides high level inter-regional competition while minimizing travel costs [NO Stay-to-Play requirements] and missed days of school.  MAPL events are held exclusively on the weekends and guarantee a minimum of six [6] matches.  If you want it ALL - cost-effective, weekend only, quality competition - MAPL is the PERFECT FIT.

Looking for GREAT competition!?  You’ve come to the right place!

Kicking the weekend off with a high-level college showcase is a great way to get seen by college coaches before the tournament starts. Continuing throughout the weekend with competitive play Saturday and Sunday.  With 120 top notch teams, this tournament is a great place get top competition towards the end of the season.

MAPL COMPETITIVE DIVISIONS

 

MAPL events have three (3) mixed age-level divisions* to allow for excellent inter-regional competition.

  • BLACK division: 16**, 17, and 18 & under

  • BLUE division: 14**, 15 and 16 & under

  • RED division: 13 and 14 & under

*Age divisions refer to USA Volleyball age designations. 

**Only select 16s and 14s teams [usually 8-10 total per division] will be placed in the Black division and Blue division respectively. Placement in the 'higher' division is based on team performance as assessed by the MAPL Competition Committee. Teams are encouraged to register for the division of preference based on the age levels above but read below to see how we handle acceptance, division placement, and seeding.

FORMAT: 

This event is power-pooled to set up competitive matches from the start for all teams.

ACCEPTANCE CRITERIA

  • Two day, WEEKEND only events.

  • MAPL's are NOT Stay-to-Play events but most event hosts utilize booking services to assist teams with lodging arrangements.

  • Six (6) match minimum guarantee

  • Wave play format with 3-team pools

    • Two (2) waves on Saturday

    • One (1) wave followed by bracket play on Sunday

  • Tournament Entry/Acceptance Criteria

    • Tournament registration and management by Advanced Event Systems (AES)

    • Open entry with team acceptance based on team performance and/or historical performance as determined by the MAPL Competition Committee. [This is not a first-come, first-served event entry model]

    • Teams will not be accepted if payment has not been received.

    • Entry fee: $575 per team

  • Rosters/Results

    • Rosters are required for each event.

    • Early submission of roster information ensures that club directors, coaching staff, and team representatives will receive important tournament updates via email from the AES system.

    • Seeding will rely primarily on results as found in AES. It is each team's responsibility to maintain their results in AES for seeding purposes.

    • MAPL results are official so although divisions have competition across age groups, entered teams must meet the USAV age eligibility requirements for their respective team designation for their results to be entered officially. 

  • Power League Format

    • Tournament flow establishes power pools for high level competition for all matches.

    • Depending on number of teams entered there may be slight modifications in tournament flow/format.

 

Go to "REGISTRATION" page for important details

WHO PARTICIPATES IN MAPL?

 

Generally teams competing in MAPL are the top club teams from states along the eastern seaboard and are part of the ATLANTIC zone of USA Volleyball.

In the past teams representing the following USA Volleyball regions have competed in MAPL:

  • Carolina (CR-North Carolina)

  • Chesapeake (CH-Delaware, Maryland, Northern Virginia)

  • Garden Empire (GE-New Jersey)

  • Iroquois Empire (IE-New York)

  • Keystone (KE-Pennsylvania)

  • Old Dominion (OD-Southern Virginia)

  • Palmetto (PM-South Carolina)

  • Southern (SO-Georgia, Tennessee, Alabama)

  • Western Empire (WE-New York)

DATES

March 28 & 29, 2020

LOCATIONS

York Expo Arena
334 Carlisle Avenue
York, PA  17404

 

Memorial Hall West

York Expo Arena

334 Carlisle Ave 
York, PA 17404

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REGISTRATION DEADLINE

Regular Dec. 13,

late up till March 3rd

CONTACT US

Sindee: 407-466-9009

Yvonne: 407-466-9239

Subsidiary of S&S Events

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