Monument City Classic – Information

Richmond Volleyball Club is proud to host this “stay and play” annual event for girls’ USA Volleyball teams on Martin Luther King weekend.

GENERAL INFO

The largest volleyball tournament in Virginia under one roof is creating four new divisions that will compete in the Richmond Volleyball Club. All  teams will compete at the Greater Richmond Convention Center (“GRCC”) or Richmond Volleyball Club – Byrdhill (RVC – Byrdhill).  All teams will compete in the GRCC at least twice.

**PLEASE NOTE: The Gubernatorial Inauguration is this weekend in the City of Richmond. Please plan accordingly and leave a little extra time to get around on Saturday, January 13th. Complete Map of Road Closings.

ADMISSION

This year, admission wristbands for spectators will be available through advance, online purchase or at the door. Beginning December 30, advance purchase wristbands will be available for $25 (which includes processing fee) through sportwrench.com. Spectator admission wristbands purchased on-site will be $30 for the event or $15 per day for either location.

**Children 6 and under will get a FREE wristband at Ticket Purchase counter.  Children must be present to get the wristband.  Athletes on a Team Roster will receive a wristband from their Coach after team check in.**

AVOID THE LONG LINES ON SATURDAY!  Spectator admission wristbands that are purchased in advance will be available for pick up at  Dick’s Sporting Goods- Short Pump Town Center on Friday from 4:00pm until 7:00pm. There will be a greeter at the door who will direct you to the registration table. You can also pick them up in the lobby of the downtown Marriott from 5:00pm – 9:00pm on Friday.  You must have your purchase confirmation, or QR code, with you to receive your wristbands. On Saturday, wristband sales will begin at the Greater Richmond Convention Center and the Richmond Volleyball Club – Byrdhill at 7:00am.

AUDITIONS

We will be holding auditions for the singing of the National Anthem for the 2018 Monument City Classic Championships. Auditions will be held from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm, Friday, January 12th, in the Greater Richmond Convention Center at the Championship Desk.

We have 5 performing time slots available for the Greater Richmond Convention Center. Preference is given to players but the audition is open to anyone. Single person, duet, or groups are welcome.

If you are unable to audition Friday evening, you may send a video or YouTube link of a recent performance of the National Anthem (within the last year) no later than midnight, THURSDAY, January 11th. If sending a video or link please include the Audition Form with as much information that is known at the time of submission (playing venue, am/pm wave etc…) to Skip Weston. We will have paper copies of the Audition Form available at the Championship Desk on Friday evening for individuals auditioning live.

PLEASE NOTEwe will be contacting those selected to perform Saturday morning, between 10 pm and 10:30 pm on Friday night. Please include a phone number of someone who is available to receive phone calls late Friday night for confirmation. All other selections will be notified Saturday morning.

AWARDS

The Union Bank Monument City Classic is pleased to present team and individual awards for the top three teams in Division (If more than 10 teams in Division). For Divisions with less than 10 teams, the top two teams will be awarded plus individual awards.

FACILITY RULES

Please read the rules enforced by the Greater Richmond Convention Center.

Please read the rules enforced by the Richmond Volleyball Club – Byrdhill,

OTHER INFO

See a diagram of the court layout at Greater Richmond Convention Center.

No tie-breaking sets played. All ties decided electronically.