October 5, 2019

RiverCity Sportsplex - Richmond, VA

12 All-Weather Lighted Turf Fields

6 foot Serving Lines

Parking for 1,200+

Vendor Village

Concession and Restroom Facilities

100+ Restaurants within 5 miles

25 Miles from Richmond International Airport

Why Richmond?

Registration

Cost per Team

  • $50: First weekend special
  • $60: April 29th – August 31st
  • $80: Sept. 1st – Sept. 23rd
  • $100: Sept. 24th - Sept. 30th
Registration closes Sept. 30th at midnight PST.

Divisions

Pro

Players must qualify for this division. It will feature the top 16 teams of 2019 based on season results!

Premier

Players must qualify for this division. Check out qualification requirements and eligible players list here.

Women's Advanced

Women are welcome to play in any division. This division will include some top women's teams as well as other lady ballers who want to test their skills against great competition.

Women's Intermediate

Women are welcome to play in any division. If you are a newer lady baller or still honing your skills, this is the division for you.

Advanced

Think you're the best? Prove it. This division will include some skilled teams from across the country as well as newer players who want to test their skills against great competition. The top 2 teams from advanced qualify for Premier.

Intermediate

If you are newer or still honing your skills this is the division for you. This division will play by all of the official rules and is intended for people who want competition but are still developing their game.

Youth

With high school clubs popping up all over the country, we are super excited to have a youth division! Players must be 18 or under on the day of the tournament.

Master's

This division is for our well-seasoned ballers! Players must be 35 or older on the day of the tournament.

Tournament Format

8:45am: Opening announcements
9:00am - 11:00am: Pool play
  • Pool play will consist of all teams playing every other team in their pool once. Pools will be made by the SRA team with the intention of having even pools based on rankings and past tournament results.
11:00am - 11:30am: Lunch break
12:00pm - 5:00pm: 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 be single elimination.
 

Weekend Schedule

Welcome Party & Check-in

Friday October 4th, 2019: 4:00pm - 8:00pm

 

Join us to check-in for Nationals and mingle with other ballers at the Welcome Party! There will be light food and drink along with a photo booth and other activities. The broadcast team will also be doing live team interviews and a tournament preview!

National Championship

Saturday October 5th, 2019: 9:00am - 5:00pm
RiverCity Sportsplex
 
Teams will arrive at 8:00am, announcements at 8:30am, and game play starts at 9:00am. We will have more than just roundnet; practice your handstands and rocks paper scissors skills! Brand new merchandise will be for sale! By the end of the day, we will have crowned a new National Champion!

After Party

Saturday October 5th, 2019: 7:00pm - 10:00pm
 
 
The day doesn't end when the last point is won! Join us for food, drinks, and fun with other players. Come celebrate the new champions! All ages welcome.

Travel

Richmond International Airport

  • 15 minutes to downtown Richmond
  • 30 minutes to RiverCity Sportsplex

Omni Hotel

100 South 12th Street
Richmond, VA
 
Booking info coming soon!

Bus Transportation

Saturday October 5th, 2019
 
Don't worry about driving to and from the tournament! We will have a bus to pick you up at the hotel and bring you back at the end of the day.

Event Merchandise

Players can pre-order event t-shirts during Nationals registration!

Unisex T-Shirt

Women's Racerback Tank

Prizes

Top teams in each division will receive trophies as well as an assortment of Spikeball™ gear. There are also cash prizes for the highest Women's and Open divisions.
 

Rules

The Official Spikeball™ Roundnet Association Rules will be in effect.          

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.
 
Can I play in multiple divisions?
Due to the format of the tournament, you may only play in one division.
 
I'm new to Spikeball is this event for me?
Absolutely! We have divisions for every type of Spikeball™ whether you're one of the elite teams in the nation or just starting out in the sport.
 
What is your refund policy?
Baller 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 tournaments@spikeball.com.

Registered Teams

Contact/Questions

Interested in working at a Spikeball tournament? Have questions? Just wanna chat?
We're here for you. Reach us at tournaments@spikeball.com.