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NC Elite Locals Only RAVE

Welcome to the NC Elite Volleyball Club 2023 Locals Only RAVE (Raleigh Area Volleyball Events) Series!  NC Elite launched our RAVE (Raleigh Area Volleyball Events) Series in 2010, and are excited to continue to bring you our updated format developed to provide additional competition for NC Elite and other local teams.  

March 3rd, 2023 Competing Teams 
(Click on team name below to view detailed team information including rosters and team specific schedules and results)

Seed #1 NC Elite 14 Black
Seed #2 NC Elite 15/16U Gray
Seed #3 NC Elite 15/16U White
Seed #4 NC Elite 15/16U Red

Full RAVE schedule - CLICK HERE
Full RAVE standings - CLICK HERE

Play Format 
The final Locals Only RAVE is set up for bracket play, with teams scheduled to play based on rankings from the first 3 RAVEs.  Teams will be allowed 10 minutes of on court warm-up before the first match, 5 minutes thereafter.  Please arrive at the assigned arrival times.  There is limited seating in Bacon Gym.  Those arriving early may not be permitted to enter the gym until their assigned arrival time.  
Match 1 begins at 6:00 (all teams and players should arrive by 5:30pm).
Match 2 and all subsequent matches begin immediately following.  Matches 1, 2, 3 are best 2 of 3 sets; sets 1 and 2 to 25 points, set 3 to 15 points.   Match 4 will only be played if time permitting; 1 set to 25 points. 
Match 1 - Seed#1 v Seed#4
Match 2 - Seed #2  v Seed #3
Match 3 - Winner M1 v Winner M2 (Wave1 Championship Match)
Match 4 - Loser M1 v Loser M2 (time permitting; Wave1 Consolitation Match)

Team Drop-off and Pick-up times
Please be sure players arrive at assigned arrival times and are picked up at assigned departure times.

Arrival - 5:30pm (all teams)
Pick-up - 9:30pm (all teams)

Drop-off / Pick-up Procedures
1.  Parents will not enter campus for drop-off. All players should be dropped off on College Place. Drop off will occur at GATE 6 on College Place (Saint Mary’s Campus Map). Drivers should drop off passenger side on the Saint Mary’s side of College Place and proceed to Saint Mary’s Street following drop off. No players should be dropped off on the street side opposite of Saint Mary’s School and cross the street. Please remember that College Place is a public street. All driving and parking laws should be followed and traffic, driveways or access gates should not be blocked for other vehicles. 
2. Players should arrive no earlier than scheduled drop off time.  
3. Players should be picked up promptly at the scheduled departure time on College Place at Gate 6. 
4.   Players and coaches should report directly to Bacon Gym upon arrival to campus, and exit campus immediately following their session.

Spectator Policy
Spectators are permitted.  Bacon gym does have limited capacity so please use discretion in inviting guests.  Bleacher seating is available.  No outside chairs, blankets, etc. are permitted.  Spectators and players should only attend assigned sessions / waves.  ALL spectators must utilize street parking around Saint Mary's School and enter campus via pedestrian Gate 6 on College Place.  No campus parking is permitted, even if vehicle gates are open.  Please be aware that Saint Mary's School is a boarding school with year-round faculty and student residents on campus.  Spectators and players should report immediately to Bacon Gym upon arrival and exit campus following their assigned session / wave.