Border Smackdown International
Boys Volleyball Tournament

May 16–17, 2015  |  University High School, Spokane Valley

For the 4th year, Spokane Boys Volleyball Club is excited to welcome boys volleyball teams from across Canada and the Western United States to Spokane for the 2015 Border Smackdown International Boys Volleyball Tournament. Athletes, ages 12-18, will be competing throughout this great weekend of volleyball action.

2015 Schedule

Friday, May 15

6-8:30pm: Team Check-in

Saturday, May 16

7–8am: Late Check-in

8am: Captain's Meeting

8:30am–4:30pm: Pool Play

Sunday, May 17

9am–5pm Tournament Play

Tournament Divisions

18s: 17s and 18s teams welcome, submit season record along with registration information for seeding purposes; strong 16s teams will be considered on exception basis, Net 8'

16s: 15s and 16s teams welcome, submit season record along with registration information for seeding purposes; strong 14s teams will be considered on exception basis, Net 8'

14s: 12s, 13s and 14s teams welcome, submit season record along with registration information for seeding purposes, Net 7'4"

Tournament Details

• Teams must comply with USAV medical release and roster requirements outlined during registration process. {I need to supply PDF forms to be used in as registration links}

• Five match guarantee. Adult R1 provided for each match; teams to provide remaining crew (R2/L1/L1/SK/LT.)

• Modified International Rules; USAV substitution limit of 12; libero can serve.

• Saturday pool play will be followed by double elimination bracket play on Sunday.

Tournament History

The tournament was created as opportunity to bring together boys teams from US and Canada, from around the Pacific NW and the western Canadian provinces, to enjoy high level competitive volleyball. All ages are welcome and will be seeded into 14s, 16s and 18s flights.

About Spokane, Washington

Spokane, serves as a shopping, entertainment, sports, and medical hub for the Pacific Northwest. Athletes and fans alike love to come to Spokane. We are home to Bloomsday, the largest timed road race in the nation, as well as Hoopfest, the largest three-on-three street basketball tournament in the world. Ironman is held each year in beautiful Coeur d’Alene, Idaho—just a 30-minute drive away. We are home to Gonzaga Bulldogs, Eastern Eagles, and Washington State Cougars. Here in Spokane, sports reign supreme.

Getting Here

Getting here is easy. Located along the I-90 corridor, Spokane is a simple drive from Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Western Montana, and southern portions of Alberta and British Columbia. Downtown Spokane is located only 7 minutes from the Airport.

University High School is located in the Spokane Valley.

Address:  12420 E 32nd Ave, Spokane Valley, WA 99216




Where to Stay

Mirabeau Park hotel and Convention Center

Rate of $109.00 includes breakfast for up to 4 people

Nestled in the scenic Spokane Valley, The Mirabeau Park Hotel & Convention Center is located within an easy drive of 76 lakes, 5 major ski areas and 49 golf courses. Just off Interstate 90 at Exit 291B, we are only minutes away from downtown Spokane, Spokane Valley Mall, HUB Sports Center, Spokane Arena, Splash Down Water Park, Plantes Ferry Park, Riverfront Park, and the Spokane International Airport. We are an award winning and the only full service hotel in the Spokane Valley. Our relaxing, courtyard setting is an escape from the city. We are in the midst of a multi-million dollar renovation and have everything to accommodate the business traveler or the entire family. The exceptional staff at the Mirabeau Park Hotel & Convention Center will make your stay a memorable experience that you will treasure!

Reservations can be made by calling 509-924-9000, mention "Border Smackdown".

Tournament Director

Roland Madany

2015 Team Fees

$300US per team

How to Register

Domestic U.S. Teams

Please email or mail your USAV Webpoint registration roster along with payment to address below.

International Teams

Please download and complete the Foreign Summary Form for Team Participation.

For each rostered participant please submit the following no later than tournament check-in (Friday evening May 16), preferably sooner to expedite check in:

(a) signed copy of the USAV Foreign Participant Registration Form

(b) USAV's Consent for Medical Treatment & Release Form, signed by the player's parent or legal guardian.

For each rostered participant, the following will also be required at tournament check in:

(a) Photo ID (Driver's license, passport or comparable government issued document).

(b) copy of birth certificate with birth date


To pay by Visa/MC, please contact Barb Anzivino at Spokane Sports Commission, M–F, 9am–4pm. 509.456.5812. This is the preferred method of payment for Canadian teams.

Email roster/forms to: Roland Madany

Or, mail forms and check to:
1318 E Sara Lane
Spokane WA 99223-6204
Make checks payable to: SBVC
Please register by 4/15.


About Spokane Sports Commission

Sports don't just entertain. They improve communities. They drive economies. And no other organization brings sports events to the Inland Northwest like the Spokane Sports Commission. We are a nonprofit coalition of regional government; business and volunteers committed to recruiting and developing sports events. With these events come tourism dollars, entertainment and media attention attracting sports fans from around the world. Business wins. Kids win. Fans win, our region wins.

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