Spikeball™ Collegiate Roundnet National Championship

Ohio State University | 4/28/18 & 4/29/18

Registration closed 4/25/18 at midnight PST.

 

The 2018 Spikeball™ Collegiate Roundnet National Championship is here! If you think your college has the best Ballers in the country, this is your chance to prove it. The SRA is looking forward to crowning new Individual and Club Champions.

 
 
Location
Lincoln Tower Park
1800 Cannon Drive
Columbus, OH 43210
 
 
Cost
  • $30: First day special only
  • $40: March 10th - April 18th
  • $50: April 19th - April 25th
Last day to register is April 25th.
 
Schedule
Saturday
8:45am - 9:30am: All teams arrive to check-in and warm-up
9:45am: Opening announcements
10:00am - 11:30pm: Pool play
12:00pm - 4:00pm: Individual bracket
 
Sunday
8:45am - 9:30am: All teams arrive to check-in and warm-up
9:30am - 12:00pm: Club bracket
 
*Tournament Director reserves the right to alter schedule at any point*
 
Individual Team Format
Pool Play
Pool play will consist of all teams playing every other team in their pool once. Games will most likely be to 15, win by 2, cap at 21 but are at the TD’s discretion. Pools will be made by the TD with the intention of having even pools based on rankings and past tournament results.
 
Bracket Play
Teams will be seeded in a bracket based on the pool play results. Each division will have its own bracket. Seeding will be done by win/loss, point differential, then head to head. Bracket play will most likely be 2/3 games to 15 or 21 but is at the TD’s discretion.
 
Club Team Format
The Club tournament will begin in bracket play. Schools will compete as Squads of 2 or 3 teams. The matchups in the Club Bracket will put the Squads’ 3 teams (1v1 2v2 3v3) against the other Squads’ 3 teams. The Squad's seeding will be determined by the Squad's combined points based on final placements of the teams from the Individual Bracket (see points below). The matchups in the Club Bracket will put the Squads’ 3 individual teams (1v1 2v2 3v3) against the other Squads’ 3 teams.  
 
The order of the individual teams as part of the Squad will be determined by the placement of the teams in Individual Bracket play. If two teams from the same Squad are knocked out in the same round of the Individual Bracket, the point differential in that round will determine which team is seeded higher. If point differential is the same then whichever team had the higher seed entering bracket play is the higher team. If two Squads have the same combined point total then the Squad with the higher finishing team in the Individual Bracket gets the higher seed.
 
The Squad that wins 2 out of the 3 matches continues on to the next round of the bracket. If a Squad with only 2 teams plays a Squad with all 3 teams then the 2-team Squad must win both of their matchups to continue. If both Squads only have 2 teams then point differential will be the tie-breaker in the case of the Squads splitting matches.
 
Because the team count is limited to 3 in order to compete, a school may have multiple Squads compete in the Club tournament. (i.e. if a school has 8 teams playing in the Individual tournament, they can send two Squads of 3 and one Squad of 2 to compete in the Club tournament). But, Squads must be declared before the start of the Individual tournament (i.e. UGA has 6 teams and must declare which teams are a part of UGA Red and UGA Black before the individual tournament).
 
More information on formats can be found here.
 
 
Collegiate Eligibility
Please follow this link for more information.
 
Prizes
Individual
1st: 2 ProSets, 2 custom jerseys* and $250 travel stipend to Open Nationals
2nd: 2 Combo meals, 2 hats, and $150 travel stipend to Open Nationals
3rd: 2 shirts, 2 hats, and $100 travel stipend to Open Nationals
Club
1st: 2 ProSets, 4 Combo meals, 6 custom jerseys, $500 club endowment** for 2018 - 2019 Collegiate Season
2nd: 2 Combo meals, 2 custom jerseys, and $300 club endowment for 2018 - 2019 Collegiate Season
3rd: 4 Combo meals, and $200 club endowment for 2018 - 2019 Collegiate Season
 
*If 1st place team is part of the 1st place college, jerseys will fall to the highest placing individual team that did not receive jerseys as prizes
**Can be used for anything necessary to grow the club - travel, entry fees, gear, etc.
 
Points
1st
2nd
3rd
4th
Round of 8
Round of 16
Round of 32
Round of 64

750

450

300

225

112.5

57

30

15

 
Membership
All participants are required to purchase a SRA Membership to compete in a SRA sanctioned event. The memberships last for a calendar year ending 12/31 and provide you with personal insurance for all SRA sanctioned events. There are two membership options - a Starter Membership or a Baller Membership that comes up a few additional perks!
 
Rules
The Official Spikeball™ Roundnet Association Rules will be in effect.                                                                
 
Traveling to Nationals
Flight: John Glenn Columbus International Airport (10 miles)
  • $149/night
  • Room with 2 Double beds and a pullout couch (sleeps 6)
  • Free breakfast
  • Indoor pool
  • 10 minutes to fields
  • Book by 3/20 (minimum 2 nights)
FAQs
How many people can I have on my team? 
All the teams are composed of just two players to make it fair when endurance becomes a factor in the later rounds.

I only go to school part-time, can I still play?
No, the Collegiate National Championship is for full-time students only.

I'm a full-time college student and so is my partner, but we go to different schools, can I play in the college division?
No, teams must be comprised of players that attend the same college.

I'm in graduate school, can I play in the college division?
Probably, p
lease follow this link for more information on eligibility.

What if we're the only team from our college?
That's fine! You'll have a harder time winning the Club title, but you've got just as good of a shot as anyone else to be the Individual winners.

What is your refund policy?
Membership fees are non-refundable. Event registration fees can be refunded as long as requests are made in writing at least 5 business days prior to the event. After that time, event registration fees will not be refunded for any circumstance. To request a refund, contact the Tournament Director listed on the event page.
 


Have a question? Email the Tournament Director at nora@spikeball.com!


Registered Teams