DATES & APPLICATION
2023 Dates: Winter Dig: Sunday, Jan 8
Daylight Dig: Sunday, Mar 12
Spring Dig: Saturday-Sunday, April 22-23
$30 per match.
If you do not work as scheduled (more or less matches!) please email/call Robyn immediately after the event so we can ensure payments are made correctly to all officials.
The event provides a room for officials to use during the breaks and provides water & snacks. Be sure to thank them for their hospitality.
Ensure you are at your assigned location 30 minutes prior to your first match.
If you are arriving mid-wave, your court may be running ahead of schedule. Check on your court upon arrival.
Officials are expected to treat site managers with respect and politely consult them if there is a court issue.
Keep your court on time by calling captains for the coin toss as soon as the previous match concludes and start warmups immediately.
Rule Set & Modifications
USAV rules apply
Libero Jerseys: All will be acceptable with the only exception of an identical uniform to her teammates.
11/12U Spring Dig: Pool Play cap 5 points by the server, then serving team must rotate. Bracket Play = NO CAP
All pool and playoff matches will be best 2 of 3 rally score sets. The first two sets will be 25 points, no cap, win by two points. The third set, if required, will be a set to 15, no cap, win by two points.
Teams will not switch sides at any point during the match.
Assign 'heads' to one side and 'tails' to the other when performing the coin toss. The winner of the coin toss will choose serve, side or receive.
If a 3rd set is necessary, the a team representative(s) will meet with the R1 near the score table for a coin toss, the winner will choose serve or receive.
Teams will NOT switch sides at any time during the match.
R1s will be assigned by MVOA.
Teams will provide the remaining crew members (R2, Line Judges, Score table staff).
R2s will be the coach from the working team.
A 10 minute warm-up, using a 2-4-4 format will be used for ALL matches..
The first two minutes will be for shared court/ball handling, followed by 4 minutes on the court for the serving team and then 4 minutes for the receiving team.
Selected officials will be offered assignments through ArbiterSports. You may check the status of assignment by reviewing your SCHEDULE tab in Arbiter.
Actual court assignments are sent via email usually the Tuesday prior to the event. Please confirm with a reply to that email indicating you are "Good to Go" after reviewing your schedule. Final schedules are sent via email the Friday before the event.
Debbie is the primary assignor for the Shakopee Dig Tournaments , please contact her first for any questions/issues.
If your schedule changes while onsite, please contact Robyn with your updated match count by the next morning.