APRIL 2017
In This Issue
Toes in the Sand Beach Clinics

Adults--with Hedder Pascua and ERVA
May 1, 2017
Full info HERE

Juniors--with CPA and ERVA
May 6, 2017
Full info HERE 

Regionals are HERE!
April 21-23, 2017 at the Spokane Convention Center and the HUB
Join us to play and stay in beautiful Spokane for this year's Regional Championships! Over a thousand players and spectators from 150 teams will come together for an action-packed weekend at some of the area's best facilities. You won't want to miss this! C lick HERE  for information on age divisions, schedules, vendors, and more!

Thanks in advance to players who will be singing the National Anthem each day!
@evergreenregion vb
OUTDOOR MANIA
Summer Season to Kickoff in a BIG way! 
Rally at the River | Richland, WA
Sandstorm Beach Volleyball  and the  City of Richland  invite you to the 1st annual Rally at the River Spring Beach Volleyball Tournament to  celebrate the newly renovated beach volleyball courts at Leslie Groves Park!
Saturday, May 6th 
Juniors Doubles
Boy-Friendly | $60/Team 
Sunday, May 7th 
Adult Coed Doubles
$60/Team 
Nets Up Adult Tournament | Spokane, WA
It'll be the best yet: fully-equipped with food trucks, yard games, music, and FUN . All players registered will receive a commemorative Koozie and the chance to play for other great prizes!
Saturday May 13th 

Open/Competitive Division
Men's/Women's Doubles | $60/Team

Recreational Division
Coed Grass Sixes | $150/Team
Sunday May 14th

Open/Competitive Division
Coed Doubles | $60/Team

Recreational Division
Coed Beach Fours| $100/Team
ERVA Beach Leagues
Did you know...
Evergreen Region hosts beach leagues at Browns Park for players of all ages and skill levels - there's something for everyone!

ADULT BEACH LEAGUES--Eight weeks long, beginning the first week of May.  Follow the links below for more information and to register:
Deadline to register is Thursday, April 27th

JUNIOR BEACH LEAGUES--Six weeks long, beginning mid-May.
Follow the links below for more information and to register or click here to view the ERVA Junior Beach League page >>

Junior Boys
Mondays:  U12-14 League
Wednesdays:  U16-U18 League
Junior Girls
Mondays:  U12-14 League
Wednesdays:  U16-U18 League

Deadline to register is Monday, May 8th
Outdoor clinics, leagues, and tournaments are always being added - don't miss the fun!
THE ROAD TO NATIONALS...
U18 Girls Junior National Championships
Dallas, Texas
The Evergreen Region will have three U18 teams competing at the 2017 Girls' Junior National Championships in Dallas, April 21-23. 


Central Region United
National Division


Shockwave VBC
USA Division



Rivals VBC
American Division

 

Stay up to date on the schedule and results  HERE >>

BEST OF LUCK TO ALL OUR TEAMS!
2017 Open National Championships
Minneapolis, Minnesota
We are so excited to announce that THREE adult teams from our Region will head to Minneapolis at the end of May to compete in USA Volleyball's Open National Championships!  Evergreen Region will have three U18 teams competing at the 2017 Girls' Junior National Championships in Dallas, April 21-23. 

Inland NW VBC
Women's A Division
Montana Epic
Women's A Division
Spokane Slugs
Men's B Division

 

Learn more about the event  HERE >>

I nterested in sending a team to Open Nationals? Contact us at office@evergreenregion.org to get started!

ERVA EXECUTIVE BOARD ELECTIONS

The Evergreen Region Volleyball Association will have 3 Executive Board positions up for election in 2017:



  • Assistant Commissioner
  • Treasurer
  • Adult Program Director


Application Deadline: Thursday, April 27th
For more information on these positions, along with their required qualifications and instructions for applying...
EVERGREEN REGION CLASS ACT AWARD
ANN WILKEY
Chaperone and Parent  |   North Idaho Thunder VBC
"Ann is always willing to help out the community and those around her, but no one asks her to do the things she does - it's all completely out of the goodness of her heart." 
Now accepting nominations for the April CLASS Act...
COACH'S CORNER
Sport Psychology: 5 P's for the Big Game 

A reflective read from Dr. Jim Taylor--sport and parent psychologist from the University of San Francisco--about preparing for a big game.

Relentlessly  Positive

From John Kessel's Grow the Game Together Blog, an article on positive thinking - not just in word and thought, but in action. A great read with Regionals coming up!

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ABOUT EVERGREEN REGION VOLLEYBALL
Evergreen Region Volleyball Association is a Region of USA Volleyball, whose primary function is to lead, serve, and develop the sport of volleyball for all ages, genders, and abilities. Our vision is to grow the number of players, coaches, officials, spectators, and other volleyball enthusiasts through high quality education and competition, providing a lifetime of opportunities for all to participate in a safe and positive environment.