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League Notices


ATTENTION ALL SCHOOLS

Important Dates:
  1. Thursday, August 1 - First official day of practice
  2. Thursday, August 8 - Black out dates and Team registration due. **Please remember that black out dates are per school and registration forms are per team. These forms and more are available on the league Forms page.
Important Information:
  1. Each TEAM must submit the Team Data Sheet (required) to sign up for the Diocesan Girls Volleyball League. Follow the instructions on the Team Data Sheet form.
  2. Each SCHOOL must submit the School Home Playdates form (required)This tells the league the dates and times a school's gym is available for home games (Here is the School Home Playdates form in Microsoft Excel format.)
  3. Team Fees due (to Lorraine King) by September 10, 2019
  4. Player Eligibility Roster due by September 10, 2019  (Here is the Player Eligibility Roster in Microsoft Word format)
These forms and more are available on the league Forms page.
Play Like A Champion Coach Clinic - Saturday, August 24, 2019 9:00 to Noon at St. Paul Seminary; This year the Diocese of Pittsburgh will continue its partnership with the Play Like a Champion Today educational series. Play Like a Champion Today is a national coach and parent education program designed specifically to elevate the culture of Catholic school-sponsored sports. Crafted by leaders in the fields of sport psychology, coaching education, Catholic theology and moral development, Play Like a Champion works in partnership with our schools to enable the athletic experience to be a missionary tool to develop our youth physically, socially, morally and spiritually; RSVP to Gary W. Roney, Diocesan Athletic Director (412-456-3090, sports@diopitt.org) - Flyer and Announcement Letter
Here are the slides from the Girls' 2019 Volleyball Meeting - lots of good information for the 2019 season - Meeting Slides
Diocesan Volleyball Team Camp  -  August 12th, 13th, and 14th

We're excited to announce the first ever Diocesan Team Camp held by Pittsburgh Elite!

Bring your athletes and coaching staff to three evenings of skills and drills led by Pittsburgh Elite staff.  The "teach the teacher" format of this camp will offer athletes an opportunity to practice and improve their volleyball skills while coaches learn drill design best practices.

Teams must have a minimum of 7 athletes (maximum 14) and 1 coach (maximum 3) must attend.  Teams may be either JV or Varsity level; if you elect to send a combination team, for team drills athletes will utilize the varsity ball.


If your team is interested in attending, sign up here.  We have openings for 10 teams and they will be offered on a first come, first served basis.

Coaches attending the camp with their team must provide copies of current PA clearances by Aug 8th.

When: 6:30-8:30 pm Aug 12th (Mon), Aug 14th (Wed), Aug 15th (Thurs)
Where: Pittsburgh Elite Volleyball Center - 1 Herron Ave, Emsworth, PA 15202
Cost: $35 per athlete (at least 7 athletes from each team must register)

Register: Sign up your team here to receive the individual registration link
Questions: Contact Laura Zewe at LauraZewe@pittsburghelitevb.org


Tournaments


6th Annual St. Anne Girls Varsity Volleyball Autumn Spikefest Tournament - Saturday, September 21, 2019 at St. Anne School, 4040 Willow Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15234; Pool play; All teams go to finals; Lots of hot food and beverages; "Camping" space for the players; To register or for more information contact Melissa Loughner (melissa.a.loughner@gmail.com) or Rich Unger (412-443-5601, runger@2badcats.com) - Flyer
Bishop Canevin Women's Volleyball 13th Annual Fall Classic - 5th and 6th Grade Girls Tournament; Saturday, September 7, 2019; Begins At 9:00 am; Bishop Canevin High School; Open to the first 8 teams; Cost: $125.00 per team; Three WPIAL Officials; First Place Team Trophy and Medals; Second Place Team Trophy; A concession stand will be open and we will sell Volleyball T-shirts - Flyer and Registration Form
Bishop Canevin Women's Volleyball 13th Annual Fall Classic - 7th and 8th Grade Girls Tournament; Saturday, October 12, 2019; Begins At 9:00 am; Bishop Canevin High School; Open to the first 8 teams; Cost: $125.00 per team; Three WPIAL Officials; First Place Team Trophy and Medals; Second Place Team Trophy; A concession stand will be open and we will sell Volleyball T-shirts - Flyer and Registration Form
Holy Cross Academy 2nd Annual Varsity “B” Team Girls’ Volleyball Tournament - Saturday, September 28, 2019 at Pittsburgh Elite Volleyball Facility, One Herron Avenue, Emsworth PA 15202; Open to the first 8 Varsity “B” teams; Deadline for entry is September 16, 2019; Entry fee: $125.00; Tournament will feature pool play followed by playoffs; For more information contact Maria Faller (legobeaver@comcast.net); See the attached flyer - Flyer and Registration Form


Misc


Kandy Newell "Sports" Photography (www.kandynewellphotography.com) offers standard photographic products for parents such as Trading Cards, Magazine Covers, Keychains, Magnets, Buttons and Plain Old 'Pics'. School receives 2 free 5x7 free pictures of all team photos (for coaches), and free digital pictures of all team photos, for use in the yearbook, sports programs, etc. - Flyer














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