USAV requires all coaches to complete a minimum certification of IMPACT. All information and region hosted clinics can be found on our IMPACT webpage.
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Policies that impact both Adult and Junior Participants
* Tournament directors are allowed to charge a service fee when using credit card payment for entry fees; however, teams must still be given the option to pay by cash or check with no additional service fee included.
Policies specific to the Junior Program
*Membership fees for players listed on B11 - B14 teams will be $20 per player. Coach fees are the regular $50 membership / $20 screen fees.
*The region will provide mentors for all B11 - B14 tournaments where paid officials are not provided.
*Regarding the policy that teams entering the G/S Regional Championships and/or the Gateway Bid Event must participate in a minimum of 2 Gateway tournaments of the team's age level by the Regional entry deadline: A league will count as one tournament unless the league guarantees 12 sets of results against GW teams of the same age level in which case the league will count as 2 tournaments.
Policies related to Tournaments
*Invitational entry process must be approved with a sanction exception.
*Illegal uniforms should be reported to the Gateway Office for follow up.