Big City Luau

Big City Luau Tournament Information

Sat, Jan 28 & Sun, Jan 29, 2023


Event Links

Event Website

Tournament Manual for Teams

Official's Uniforms

Team Schedules

Rules and Interpretations

Click this link to access the governing rules and guides for the rule set used at the Big City Luau. The "Abridged USAV Rulebook" is much easier to read than the unabridged version. Please download a copy and have it with you on your phone/tablet during the event.

Rochester Hotel

A discounted rate of TBD (+tax) for either a single or double room are reserved by MVOA through Debbie. Please let her know if you would like a room for Friday and/or Saturday night(s) and she will make arrangements and will send you a confirmation #.

Centerstone Plaza Hotel Soldiers Field
401 6th St SW, Rochester, MN 55902

Payment Schedule

Normal 2 out of 3 matches are $40

Mandatory 3 set matches are $60

Single set Challenge matches are $20

Forfeited matches that are the official's last match of the wave/bracket-play AND do not require the official to perform the forfeit procedure will not be included in final match counts for payment.

Per the Independent Contractor Agreement, matches worked between the 16th and the end of the month are to be paid by the 15th of the following month.

COVID Protocols

From the Event: Due to the requirements of the cities, counties, and facilities hosting the event, ALL individuals that are not on the court competing, or warming up, must be wearing a properly fitting mask at all times; this includes coaches and athletes on the sideline during matches AND all spectators at all times.

While on the ref stand, officials have the option of removing their mask. At ALL other times while inside a facility, those who are not 'actively participating' in the match are to follow the MDH/CDC/Governor's applicable order. Currently, that would require masking at all other times within the facility (exception for consuming food/beverage).

2022 Playing Locations & Parking Information

Playing Locations & Court Abbreviations

Click here for Location Details & Parking Information

North West

BSM - Benilde-St Margaret's, 2501 Hwy 100 S, St Louis Park

CF - Crossfire, 8900 109th Ave N #700, Champlin

CH - Columbia Heights High School, 1400 49th Ave NE, Columbia Heights

ER - Elk River High School, 900 School St NW, Elk River

MNS - MN Select Volleyball Center, 8686 Valley Forge Ln N, Maple Grove

EGL - Eagle Ridge Academy, 11111 Bren Road West, Minnetonka


LVS - Lakeville South High School, 21135 Jacquard Ave, Lakeville

M1 - M1, 1701 W 94th St #300, Bloomington

MCG - McGuire Middle School, 21220 Holyoke Ave, Lakeville

MVW - Midwest VB Warehouse 14050 Judicial Rd, Burnsville

North East

MHS - Mahtomedi High School, 8000 75th St N, Mahtomedi

MMS - Mahtomedi Middle School, 8100 75th St N, Mahtomedi

East/St Paul

COMO- St Paul Como Park High School - 740 Rose Ave W, St Paul

KO - Kokoro, 2290 1st St N, North St Paul (for GPS use Seppala Blvd & Helen St - Lot & main entrance on East side of building)

NSP - St Paul North High School - 2416 11th Ave, North St Paul

TWO - Two Rivers High School (formerly Henry Sibley), 1897 Delaware Ave, Mendota Heights


NVC - National Volleyball Center, 2601 Viola Rd NE, Rochester

RSC- Rochester Sports Center - RCTC, 851 30th Ave SE, Rochester

Assignments & Required Paperwork

  1. A reminder, your application is NOT a guarantee of assignment.

  2. YOU are responsible for ensuring you have submitted all required paperwork listed in each of the 4 sections on our Independent Contractor page. Assignments and payments are contingent on the completion of these requirements.

  3. Officials that apply to work this event can check for acceptance of their application by reviewing the placeholder assignments in Arbiter.

  4. Actual court assignments are sent via email the week of the event. Please confirm with a reply indicating you are "Good to Go" after reviewing your schedule.

  5. Brad is the primary assignor for the Big City Luau, please contact him first for any questions/issues.

  6. If your schedule changes while onsite, please contact Robyn with your updated match count by the next morning.

Modified Scoresheet

Because of the 3 match wave format that is being used at the Big City Luau, there will not be work teams assigned for any match. We will again be using the simplified scoresheet developed by MVOA last year for this event. Please watch the video for instructions on the usage of this sheet.

Use the playing captains to bring scoresheets back/forth from their coaches so you do not need to go up/down the stand during the match.

NOTE: at the bottom of the scoresheet there is a space to put the Court #, Match Time, and winning/losing teams. FILL IN THESE BOXES AT THE START OF THE MATCH SO THAT THE SITE DIRECTOR CAN RECORD SCORES CORRECTLY.