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Cancellations Extended by USAV

I'm sorry to report that USAV has extended the cancellation of practice and competition through April 15th.

Updated Message as of March 19, 2020

We have received updated information from USA Volleyball. 

USA Volleyball has extended their cancellation of activities until April 15, 2020. Therefore, the Chesapeake Region will extend our cancellation of events, tournaments, and practices under the USAV auspices until April 15, 2020. The Adult Regional Championships, scheduled for April 4, 2020, has been canceled. Information about the Girl's Junior Regional Championships will be communicated at a later date. 

regards,

Lisa D.

CHRVA Commissioner

USAV/CHRVA Cancels Tournaments Through Mar. 22nd

March 12, 2020 Update

Members,

The Chesapeake Region is aware that the situation with Covid 19 is ever evolving and we are working very diligently to communicate to you when changes to our operations need to be made. In order to do what is best for our members, the Chesapeake Region is canceling all of our Region sanctioned tournaments for March 14, 15, 21, 22, 2020. Tournaments scheduled after March 22, 2020 will be reassessed and information will be communicated at a later date. Region staff will also continue to communicate additional information to our clubs and teams who can inform their families. 

Changes to our Girls Regional Championships are as follows:

CHRVA Girls Regional Bid Tournament will be rescheduled to April 18, 2020. 

CHRVA Girls Regional Non-Bid Tournament information will be communicated to the Club Directors very soon so they can inform their club members. 

CHRVA Adult Regional Championships: no change at this time.

We thank you for your support through this very difficult time,

Lisa D.

CHRVA Commissioner

Weekend Results (3/7 and 3/8)

Congrats to Xtreme 18's who finished in First Place at BAVA 17/18's.  Undefeated on the day!

 

Shockwave 18's win the club Silver Bracket at NEQ's.  Great experience for the girls to face squads from CT, NY, NJ & PA!

Practice Updates (week of Mar. 2nd)

Fusion 14's and Xtreme 18's will practice as usual this week at Charlestown Elem.

Impulse 14's shift to Tue (630 to 8) / Thu (630 to 8) both nights at Elkton Middle.

Shockwave 18's will practice at Bay View Elementary located at 910 Northeast Rd. on Mon. 3/2.  Time to be confirmed Monday morning.  (The school is located just off of I-95 on Rt. 272, adjacent to Cecil Coll).

Warrior 12's and Riptide 16's will NOT practice on Mon. 3/2.

The March practice schedule will be posted on Mon. 3/2.

Maryland Junior Parking Alert

Forwarding Info from Md. Jrs. regarding parking issues...

Howard Co. PD has issued multiple parking citations for illegally parked vehicles at the Md. Jrs. site in the past week.

Specifically for vehicles parked within the access area for fire hydrants, and parking too close to intersections.

Weekend Results 2/15-16

Fusion 14's win the Silver bracket at Md Jrs. 13/14 mixed on Sunday!

Shockwave finishes as Gold Semi-finalist at Mason Dixon 17/18 while XTREME 18's take 2nd in the Gold bracket.

Congrats to the ladies and their coaches!

Mason Dixon Home Tournament Schedule & Notes

Mason Dixon is proud to be the only CHRVA club that regularly hosts tournaments at the northern end of the Region.

Home Tournaments for 2020 are as follows:

Feb. 2nd  14's Invitational @ Bo Manor

Feb. 9th  16's Invitational @ Bo Manor

Feb. 9th  12's Invitational @ The Tome School

Feb. 16th  18's Invitational @ Bo Manor   http://www.chrvajuniors.org/juniors/poolsadmin/pools_Detail.CFM?pools__uniqueid=CH1718%2D53%5F20&tpe=jr

Mar. 1st  15/16's Invitational @ Bo Manor

Mar. 15th 16's Invitational @ Bo Manor

Seating is provided at Bo Manor.  We ask that you share your seats, especially in the small gym when your teams are off.  You may want to bring camp chairs to use in your team 'camping' area as there is limited seating in the lobby and we ask that you not camp at the lobby tables.  Team food tables are NOT PERMITTED at any CHRVA sanctioned event.

Our parents support our concessions operations, which includes snacks, drinks, hot dogs and walking tacos.  The funds raised through our concessions go directly to the host team to offset their expenses.

SJH Foto will be on site taking photos of the tourney.  The SJH crew can provide individual or team packages.  You can find more info at https://www.flickr.com/people/sjhfoto/

Check out some SJH photo's under the Riptide tab under the teams page.

Weekend Updates (2/15 & 16)

14 Fusion travels to Md. Jrs. for 13/14 mixed tourney on Sunday.

Xtreme 18's and Shockwave host the MDVBC Inv. at Bo Manor Sunday.

Warrior 12's, Impulse 14's and Riptide 16's are all off this weekend.

Feb. 9th Results

Riptide 16's finish as Gold Semi-finalists at Bo Manor.

Impulse 14's finish as Silver Semi-finalists at Columbia 14's mixed.

Club Updates

Quick Reminders:

Final Club Payments were due by Jan. 31st.  You should see an auto-payment to MDVBC on your statements if you chose the installment option. 

Club bags have been given to your coaches, and they will be distributing them at practice.  You can make your $35.00 check payable to MDVBC.  (Checks are preferred as they are easier to track).  We will collect your payments, and confirm receipt via email.

Practice and Tourney schedules for Feb and Mar will be updated shortly. 

Thank you for your flexibility!  February is always a difficult month for practice, as many of our facilities are juggling their school game and practice schedules along with other school sponsored events.

SWAGGER-  If you have photo's or videos that you'd like to share, we are happy to post them.  Send them to ed at mdvbcdirector@gmail.com and we'll get them uploaded to FB and the website!

The Board of MDVBC thanks you for the opportunity to work with your players!  We are committed to helping every one of OUR girls to grow their knowledge of the game and to develop their skills.

Weekend Results (1/25-26)

Warrior 12's bring home 3rd at MLK 2-day last weekend.

Fusion 14's  end the day as Silver Semi-Finalists on Sunday at Md. Jrs.

Riptide 16's win the Club Silver bracket at Md. Jrs. on Saturday.

Shockwave 18's finish as Gold Semi-Finalists at WACO No-Snow out of 10 squads on Sunday. 

Off to an Early Start!

A couple squads have gotten an early jump on the season. 

Shockwave 18's started the New Year with a 2- day event in West Chester, PA,  ending up 13 of 17 squads against some pretty tough North-East teams.

Xtreme 18's brought home a 1st place in Silver at Md. Jrs. on 1/12 in a pool of 12 Club squads.

Riptide 16's finished in the Consolation bracket at Md. Jr. on 1/12 in a Mixed tourney of of 16 Open/Club squads. 

 

Best of Luck! to Warrior 12's at Md. Jrs. MLK 2-day this weekend!

January Practice Schedule

All practice schedules are posted on your team's page. Check ccps.org for weather related closings.  

NOTE: There will be no practices on Monday January 20th due to MLK Day.

Uniforms and Fan Gear will be distributed at your practices this week. We will be opening the Fan Gear Store later this month.

Officiating and Score keeping Clinic. (On-line)

For those new to Club ball, our teams are required to provide a work team for at least one match per tournament.  This consists of an R1 (up-ref), R2 (down ref), two line judges and a table staff- scorekeeper, libero tracker and score flipper.

Each player must complete the on-line tutorial through webpoint / USA volleyball Academy.    This will include a review of the rules of the game and score-keeping procedures.  (Which everyone would benefit from)

There is a pdf which explains the process and a link to the webpoint training page.  Once you've completed the training you will be eligible to be "observed" by an evaluator at a tournament.

To be fully certified, you will need to be observed twice and submit your evaluations to the region.

Club Bags

The Board of Mason Dixon appreciates the value of a dollar!

We are happy to offer the option of purchasing a Club Bag for your player, rather than including it in your Club Fee,  and increasing your cost of playing ball.

We have worked with our vendor to provide a quality bag that will last for several seasons, along with customization to include "Mason Dixon Volleyball" and your players last name.  All at a cost of $35.00.

 

email ed at mdvbcdirector@gmail.com with any questions or to place an order.

We will be submitting the order on Sunday, Dec. 22nd, and will receive the bags in mid January.

On-line Fan Gear Store has Closed.

We are working with our vendor to possibly open the store again in January of 2020 to accommodate those who weren't able to get their orders in prior to Sunday night.

2019-2020 Club Registration is now available!

Please click on the below link to complete your Club Registration for the 2019-2020 season.

(You'll be able to select your payment plan on the "Check-Out screen)

2019-2020 Club Fee Schedule

The Board of Mason Dixon recognizes that you have many options when it comes to travel volleyball.  We sincerely appreciate your interest, and look forward to the opportunity to share our passion, knowledge and experience with with your players!

At Mason Dixon, we pride ourselves on keeping the game Competitive, Affordable and Accessible.  Once again, we are able to offer an alternative to high cost club ball- without sacrificing competition or requiring extended travel.

Tryout fee:  $25.00.

Club fee:  $600.00.

Your club fee includes...

A uniform package consisting of three jerseys, two shorts, two socks an a warm-up.

Practice fees for the season.  (20 weeks)

Tournament registration fees.  (We strive to participate in 10 single day events within two hours of the greater Elkton, MD.)

We are the only club in the area that has been sanctioned to host tournaments.  As a result, at least one of your teams tourney's will be at Bo Manor in Chesapeake City, MD. 

*** Some squads may CHOOSE to participate in multi-day events.  This is a decision that is made at the TEAM level, so YOU, as a player/parent have a voice in this decision.  (These multi-day events can be expensive, so we leave that decision up to the team)  

Possible multi-day events include:

Jan. 28th (MLK weekend)  Feb. 15th (Presidents Day), April 5th (Palm Sunday), April 12th (Easter Weekend) and May 23rd (Memorial Day).

Travel/Club ball can be overwhelming.  There are lot's of options, and navigating the process or making INFORMED decisions can be difficult.  Feel free to email Ed with ANY questions at mdvbcdirector@gmail.com.

Mason Dixon provides a quality experience at a reasonable cost.  We are able to accomplish this because we are a Non-profit.  Our coaches and staff receive NO COMPENSATION for sharing their knowledge and passion for the game.

We look forward to seeing ya at tryouts!

Happy Volley Recap 2019

An exciting and fun weekend for Impact & Voltage at Penn State.

VOLTAGE brings home 1st in Bronze! (club 16's)  They bounced back after a rough start on day 1 to win-out Sunday and Monday. (5-0).

IMPACT wraps up their season as Semi-finalists in Gold (open 15's).  Two 3-setters on Day 2 and missed the finals (28-26 & 25-23).

Beach Fest 2019

Another great weekend for the Club!

The girls gave it their all.

The coaches worked hard and made the necessary adjustments.

Most significantly...

The mom's sacrificed THEIR day to be there and support their players.

And in the end the collaboration and hard work paid off!

 

12u Warriors- Gold semi-finalists! (3rd of 12)

14u Chaos- Gold semi-finalists! (3rd of 24)

15u Impact- Gold semi-finalists! (3rd of 12 Open)

16u Inferno- Silver semi-finalists! (9th of 12 Select)

16u Voltage- Silver quarters. (11th of 24)

The little club that DOES!!!


Voltage wins GOLD at home on 3/17! Great job ladies, coaches and little sisters!


12U Warriors capture 2nd in GOLD at Discovery on Sunday!


Inferno wins another Silver Bracket at B'more Elite

Mason Dixon Home Tourney Info

Mason Dixon vbc has always been committed to providing the opportunity for young women to develop their skills, learn the value of teamwork and to compete.

We have been fortunate to have developed strong relationships with CHRVA and our Cecil & New Castle Co. partners to allow us the opportunity to host events.

This info is provided for your convenience so you know what to expect when participating in our events, our venue info  and some of our "ground rules" when participating in a Mason Dixon Tourney.

Thank you for your commitment to youth sports and your willingness to help develop strong, confident and team oriented young women!

WE will be ALWAYS be stronger than ME.

Bo Manor High School

Our regular Home Tourney site is Bo Manor High. Due to school conflicts we may utilize other facilities in Cecil, or New Castle (DE) locations.

2019 Inferno

Inferno wins the Silver Bracket @ B'more Elite!


Chaos takes 2nd in GOLD at Vienna Elite.


Impact, Voltage & Inferno finish 1, 2 & 3 at BAVA.


Warriors take GOLD at MLK!

Impact takes GOLD at Md. Jrs. MLK Inv.

Impact takes GOLD at Md. Jrs. MLK Inv.


Impact takes home GOLD at New Years Revolution!


12U Warriors take Silver at New Years Revolution.


Our 14U squad takes Open Gold at Happy Volley

Some things are more important than volleyball.

Last week we learned that one of our previous players had undergone emergency surgery and was subsequently diagnosed with a rare form of cancer.

Reena's prognosis is very positive, just like her attitude and infectious smile!

If you're so inclined, please consider following the below link and purchasing a shirt, or making a contribution to help off-set the families medical expenses.

Why Mason Dixon Volleyball?

EXPERIENCE

We are proud to say that we are entering our 19th season of providing an affordable option for players and parents seeking a quality club experience.

Our club was created to provide an opportunity for young women to learn the values of teamwork, cooperation and healthy competition at an affordable cost. 

The coaches of Mason Dixon have a variety of volleyball experience.  All of our coaches have several years at the Club or middle and high school levels.  A number of our coaches continue to play in adult leagues,  And we even have a couple H.S. and M.S. officials on our staff.

AFFORDABLE

Thanks to our VOLUNTEER staff we have been able to continually meet those goals.  That's not a misprint!  None of our staff receive any compensation for their efforts.  This is the primary reason we are able to offer a quality club experience at a fraction of the cost of many local clubs.

We understand that Club sports have become an expensive choice- And you as a consumer have multiple options.  We would suggest you ask all of your questions before making a commitment to any specific club.  We hope that some of the information here provides some insight into who WE are and what our goals are.

Our teams typically participate in 8 to 10 regional tournaments.  The majority of which are within a 2 hour drive of Elkton, MD or Newark, DE.

Some of our teams have opted to participate in multi-day events, such as the Irish Rumble in Lancaster, or Happy Volley at Penn State.  The decision to travel to multi-day events are left up to the individual teams.  So YOU, as a player or parent, have a voice in that process.  (These events often have additional costs, such as lodging and meals associated with them)

RETURNS

*  Eight to ten single day tournaments.

*  Practice twice per week at locations in Cecil Co. Md & New Castle Co. De.

*  Uniforms & warm-ups is INCLUDED in your club fee.  

*  Experienced coaches who are focused on developing your players skills of teamwork & cooperation. 

Parent Portal

Sports Engine allow parents and guardians to communicate with each other through their S.E. account. This link provide details and information on the subject and step by step directions to change your settings

Club Meeting and Payment Options (2018-2019)

We look forward to meeting with our players and parents on Tuesday Nov. 20th at Bo Manor in Chesapeake City at 6:30 pm.

Players and parents are required to attend, as it is the only opportunity for players to confirm sizing for our uniform orders.

Our coaches will meet with their respective teams and confirm practice locations and times.

Should you have questions prior to this meeting, contact Ed at masondixondirector@gmail.com

Registration for 18-19 Tryout sessions is now available.

Follow the below link to register your player for Mason Dixon Tryouts.

Players MUST have a valid CHRVA/USAV tryout membership to be eligible to participate.  (follow the link below)

Dates & Times

Sunday Nov. 11, 2018

12U & 14U- Check in begins at 8:30 with the tryout session taking place between 9:00 and 11:00 am.

16U-  Check in begins at 10:30 with the tryout session taking place between 11:30 am and 1:30 pm.

18U-   Check in begins at 1:00 with the tryout session taking place between 2:00 and 4:00 pm.

Players are not permitted to take part in tryouts UNLESS they have a valid CHRVA/USAV membership/medical waiver AND have completed an online Mason Dixon tryout registration.

Team Offers

The coaches of Mason Dixon have finalized their rosters.  All players who participated in try-outs should have received an offer to play, or regrettably, a notice that we cannot accommodate additional players.

Should you have any questions, please forward them to Ed at mdvbcdirector@gmail.com  Or follow the link on our homepage.

 

Practices to Begin Monday 12/3/18

At Mason Dixon we are committed to maximizing the amount of time we have to prepare for the Club season.  To that end, we have secured practice times beginning Monday Dec. 3, 2018.

We will provide specific evenings (Mon. & Wed. OR Tue. & Thu.) along with scheduled times once tryouts are completed and rosters are set.

We will be updating the club calendar to reflect practice times along with confirmed tournaments shortly.

Mason Dixon Tryout Registration Link Below

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  • Competitive

  • Affordable

  • Family Experience

    Sixteen years of experience.

    Providing an accessible and affordable club volleyball experience at a fraction of the cost of many local clubs.

    We attract players from Cecil and Harford Co's in Maryland, New Castle Co, Delaware and Chester Co, Pennsylvania.

     

    Ed Murray

    Director, Mason Dixon VBC

    Phone: 302-593-5033


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    Tryout Dates & Times

    All Tryouts will be held at Bo Manor High School 2755 Augustine Herman Hwy. Chesapeake City, MD.

     

    Sunday Nov. 4th.  (12 & Under Only)

    Check in begins at 8:30 am, with tryouts to run from 9:00 to 11:00.

    We will host an open gym for players of ALL Ages beginning at 11:00.

    Sunday Nov. 11th. 

    12U & 14U-  Check in begins at 8:30 am, with tryouts to run from 9:00 to 11:00.

    16U-  Check in begins at 10:30 am, with tryouts to run from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm.

    18U-  Check in begins at 1:00 pm, with tryouts to run from 2:00 to 4:00 pm.

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