Tournament Format – Jingle Bell Jam

This will be updated later depending on current Covid requirements.
General Info
  • Match times are a goal.  Be prepared to play early.
  • Clean your Bench Every Match, please and thanks!
  • Warm-ups will be 4-4 for initial match and 3-3 for later matches. Serve within your time.
  • R-1(up official) will be provided while teams will provide R-2, Score/Flip, Libero Tracker, and 2 Line Judges
    • Have your team ready to officiate at the conclusion of the previous match; report to the R1 official.
Pool Play – Subject to Change
  • Pool Match and Scoring Structure
    • Four Team Pools – Play 2/3 to 25 starting 4-4; deciding set to 15 starting 0-0.
    • Five Team Pools – two sets to 25 starting at 4-4 with no cap.
Bracket Play
  • All teams not playing in a full round robin format advance to the gold or silver bracket except teams finishing 4th or 5th in a 5-team pool.  4th and  5th place finishers in a 5-team pool will have no responsibility in the bracket and may check out after pool play.
  • All sets during  any bracket will start at 0-0 and include no cap.
  • Review officiating and playing assignments in AES; some teams will officiate the previous match before playing match one in the bracket.
  • Losing Team Officiates – AES will pre-assign both playing teams to officiate the next round of bracket.  AES will not determine the officiating team until after the previous match concludes and scores are entered; in most cases, the losing team will officiate on the same court.
14s – 8:00am Sunday
  • Pool Info
    • 8 teams/2 pools
    • Play 2/3 to 25 starting 4-4; deciding set to 15 starting 0-0
  • Bracket Info
    • Gold – 1st and 2nd
    • Silver – 3rd and 4th
15s, 16s, and 17s – 8:00am Sunday
  • Pool Info
    • 10 teams/2 pools
    • All pools play 2 sets to 25 starting at 4-4
  • Bracket Info
    • top three teams in each pool advance to bracket


  • 14s – 1st and 2nd in Gold – 1st in Silver
  • 15s – 1st and 2nd in Gold
  • 16s – 1st and 2nd in Gold
  • 17s – 1st and 2nd in Gold