All Nations Volleyball 2021
Frequently Asked Questions

Q1. What time are the matches?

A. A schedule will be printed. 1st game starts at 9.30am and the last game ends at approx. 9.00pm 

Q2. Where will the tournament be held?

A. University of Essex, Wivenhoe Park, CO4 3SQ

 

Q3. When is the tournament?

A. 4/5 September 2021.

 

Q4. How much will the tournament cost?

A. £45 per player (includes playing shirt)

 

Q5. Do I have to play all 4 days?

A. Your registration fee covers four days and it is up to you how many days you play.

 

Q6. I can't make both days, can I still play?
A. This needs to be sorted out with the coach, to ensure adequate squad sizes. 

Q7. Is there any reduction if I am only able to play one day?

A. No.  There is one fee for the tournament.

Q8. Who can enter?
A. Any player who wants to play for their country of heritage.

 

Q9. Which Country can I play for?
A. Your place of birth, your parents or grandparents place of birth. 

Q10. How are the teams selected?
A. Enter as an individual, and the coach makes a selection.


Q11. Can I play if I am under 18?
A. Normally No, but allowed in exceptional circumstances.


Q12. How do I pay?
A. Bank transfer. 

Q13. What are the payment details?

A.  Details will be sent in your confirmation email. Email gary@volleyfirst.com

 

Q14. When do we have to pay?
A. Pay online when you register. Closing date for registration is 1st August 2021.

 

Q15. What happens if I don't make payment by the 1st August

A. Unfortunately for this year there will be no late signings unless a team is short of a key player (setter).
 

Q16. How do I know if I am selected?
A. You will be notified by the 7th August.

Q17. Will there be any food available?
A. Refreshments will be available for sale throughout the tournament. 

Q18. I have a friend who lives outside of London and they want to play, can they?
A. Yes 

Q19. Can we take photographs of the event?
A. Yes. 

Q20. Will there be any additional team training sessions?
A. This will be up to each team and coach to organise. The will be some All Nations mini-tournaments (mini t's) that teams may enter.

Q21. What if I am the only person entering representing my country?
A. The organisers reserve the right to amalgamate countries or regions. 

Q22. What if I pay and I am not selected?
A. 100% of the fees will be refunded within 28 days of the closing day.

Q23. If I am selected and then decide to drop out can I get a refund?

A. No refunds for withdrawals within 14 days of the tournament. 

Q24. Do we need to provide playing shirts?
A. No. Numbered playing shirts will be provided for all players. 

Q25. Do I get to keep the playing shirt?
A. Yes 

 

Q26. If I have missed the deadline and still want to enter, can I?

A. You may still be able to enter only if your team requires additional players, and does not hit the min squad size of 10 players, however, there will be a late entry surcharge of £10, making the total payable £60.

 

Q27. What are the sizes of the teams?

A.     We will have a maximum team size of 12.

Q28.  What is the standard of the tournament?

A.  The general standard is NVL div 1 and 2, but teams vary.