The largest volleyball tournament in the Peace Country is back with a new name to match our polytechnic transition. The Howler Cup Volleyball Tournament will be held in the NWP Gymnasium on our Grande Prairie Campus on September 23 and 24, 2022.
We will welcome 88 teams into the Wolf Den for a full weekend of volleyball action, and to enhance the tournament experience for everyone involved, we are offering the following divisions:
||Number of Teams
|Grade 9 Boys
|Grade 9 Girls
|Grade 7/8 Boys
|Grade 7/8 Girls
Draws and Game Play
Draws will be released to coaches on Thursday, September 15th. This will give coaches a chance to confirm start times are acceptable and give us some opportunity to adjust if necessary. We will publish our final draws to this page on Monday, September 19th. Any changes to this timeline will be clearly communicated to coaches.
All matches will be best-of-three with the rally point scoring in effect. Each of the first two games will be rally point to 25 with the third game, if necessary, being rally point to 15. The 12-sub unlimited rule will be in effect. Players must sub in pairs, and each player is allowed a maximum of three entries per game (starting doesn’t count as an entry).
- Grade 10 players will not be allowed into the Grade 9 divisions
- 7/8 Divisions will be playing VA U14 triple ball rules
NWP Wolves Men’s & Women’s Volleyball teams will be officiating in addition to hired officials.
- MANDATORY: Attending teams will be responsible for providing their own scorekeepers and lines people (parents or people from their roster not playing)
Tournament Fees and Registration Information
- $350.00 per team
- Registration Deadline: Friday, September 9th
No refunds for any cancellations after August 31, 2022. NWP will invoice schools directly for payment upon acceptance into the tournament. Any cancellations before August 31, 2022, will be charged at 25% of entry fee.
- Single Day Pass $6
- Weekend Pass $10
Please forward all questions and registrations to WolvesEvents@NWPolytech.ca