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WELCOME TO THE DELTA REGION OF USA VOLLEYBALL

When you join Delta Region Volleyball, you become a registrant of USA Volleyball. Delta Region Volleyball Association is incorporated as a legal entity and is a Member Organization of USA Volleyball. The Delta Region serves the grassroots function for USA Volleyball and collectively serves as a catalyst for USA Volleyball functions.

The  Delta  Region is  composed of the states of Arkansas, Northern  Mississippi  and  the  part  of  Tennessee  west  of  the Tennessee River. The following Delta Region procedures and rules supplement USA Volleyball rules for the USA Volleyball season (September 1–August 31 following year).  Direct any questions or requests for interpretation to Joe Williams, Delta Region Commissioner (com@deltavolleyball.net) or phone: 870-933-8110.

MAKE AN INFORMED DECISION WHEN SELECTING A CLUB

Finding the right club for your son or daughter can be a daunting task. If you are new to club volleyball you will want to find out as much information as you can about the clubs in your area before you make your selection. Click on this link for additional information

NO PLAYER TRANSFERS AFTER NOVEMBER 30 DEADLINE

Players have until November 30th to officially commit to a club ~ Please note: this does not mean the club will hold a position for the uncommitted player. Once a player commits to the club, the club will then be able to put that player on the roster of a team. The player is then officially committed to that club. Read more on this link.


Delta Region Moving Member Management System to SportsEngine

Beginning September 1st of 2020, many regions in USAV - including DELTA- will be moving away from Webpoint and switching to a membership management system (MMS) administered by SportsEngine (SE).  This page is being updated with information that you need to know, particularly about major differences between Webpoint and SE.  The DELTA staff is in training on the new system right now, and clubs will be contacted over the Summer to get set up.

REGISTRATION FOR 2020-2021 MEMBERSHIP SEASON WILL OPEN IN SEPTEMBER

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PURCHASE DATES for an indoor membership in the Delta Region of USA Volleyball for the 2020-2021 Season will open as follows:

September 1, 2020 - Club Directors & Club Admins

September 8, 2020 - All adult members (includes coaches, officials, tournament directors, club administrators, etc).

September 15, 2020 - All full junior memberships

September 29, 2020- December 1, 2020 Tryout memberships

Go to JOIN NOW section to purchase membership.


MEMBERSHIP PURCHASE FOR 2020-2021

The process of purchasing memberships will look a little different this season.  To start, go to Delta Region's website and click on the "Membership" link. 

You will be asked a series of questions to determine what type of membership is right for you. 

When you get to the checkout page, you will see two “transactions” that equal the total membership price.  One transaction represents the fees going to Delta Region, and the other represents the fees going to USAV.  This is different than in the past.  Don't be confused.  You'll still be charged the same amount - you're just going to see an itemized breakdown.  You may also see two separate charges (totaling the amount of your membership) on a credit card statement.

After a membership is purchased, you will receive an e-mail outlining the additional steps necessary to become eligible to participate.  This can include a background screening, SafeSport certification, etc.  Your account will also show these steps. 

If a family has multiple players, they can all have their membership information in the same master account, using one set of login credentials (called a "family account").  This is different than past seasons.  In the old system, all individuals had to have their own login.

CLUB SELECTION

When a membership is purchased, you will not have the option of associating yourself with a club. 

The club must send you an invitation, and you must accept it, before you will be associated with a club in the system.  This process must happen before a player or coach can be placed on a roster.  This is different than past seasons. 

Previously, you could pick a club during an initial membership purchase.  There will be policies in place that prevent clubs from sending invitations to players prior to tryout dates.

BACKGROUND SCREENING

Background screenings will be a separate purchase, done after your membership purchase is complete.  This is different than past seasons. 

You will automatically receive a link via e-mail to purchase a BGS if you need it. 

USAV has changed their background screening policy and has increased the cost to members - $30 plus 2.95% service fee for two years, which includes a supplemental screening prior to the second season (this cost is not paid to Delta Region, and Delta Region does not collect any money from background screen charges).

PLEASE NOTE: THERE IS AN ADDITIONAL BACKGROUND SCREENING FEE FOR NON-CITIZENS

International Screens for non-citizens has shifted to a flat rate. Searches for Canada will be at the cost of $75.00 and all other international locations will be $150.00.

SAFESPORT TRAINING

If you require SafeSport training, the system will send you a link via e-mail to complete the training.  USAV is working on technology that allows the system to know which training is appropriate for you (Core vs. Refresher) and that will automatically load it for you.

A major benefit of this new system will be a greater ability for both clubs and region staff to ensure everybody meets eligibility requirements prior to being put on a roster.  This process will be smoother for all involved.

It is our understanding that juniors who are 18, or who will turn 18 during the season, will be able to select a membership that automatically enrolls them in SafeSport.

DATA MIGRATION

Much of your old data from Webpoint will be migrated over to the new SportsEngine MMS.  When purchasing a membership, the system will look to match your name, date of birth, and zip code with a membership record from Webpoint and if a match is found, data migration will happen automatically.

The Delta Region will also back up data from Webpoint (such as roster information, team selections, etc.) and keep it on file in a secure location.

HELP FOR PARENTS & FAMILIES

These one-page PDF’s are simplified instructions for parents/guardians on the most common functions they will complete within the USAV MMS

CREATE AN ACCOUNT, LOGGING IN & MY SPORTSENGINE OVERVIEW

CREATE AN ACCOUNT & MEMBERSHIP PURCHASE

PURCHASING A MEMBERSHIP FROM A REGION

REFUND POLICY

Effective with the 2020-2021 Delta Region Season, refunds will not be issued for an individual’s registration fee ($52 girls/adults; $27 boys/referees; or the $10 tryout fee).

If you are new to Junior Volleyball or you are not sure you want to play this season, the Delta Region now offers a $10 tryout fee which is more cost-effective. If you are chosen for a team the $10 will be taken off the total cost of a ‘Regular Junior Membership’.

TRANSFER POLICY

Finding the right club for your son or daughter can be a daunting task. If you are new to club volleyball you will want to find out as much information as you can about the clubs in your area before you accept an invite from any club.

Once a player accepts an invite to a club, the club will then be able to put that player on the roster of a team. The player is then officially committed to that club for the entire season. In addition, once an athlete has participated in a regional or national qualifying bid event, athlete transfers/releases are bound by the transfer/release rules of the Girls’ Junior National Qualifier/Spring Championships, Championships or the Boys’ Junior National Bid/Championships manuals.

Exception to Delta Region transfer policy:

  • A change in geographical location of the family due to a change in job, military, scholastic or inner-collegiate status may receive special consideration. Application for a waiver to the Transfer Policy must be made by the parent of the player to the Delta Region Commissioner.
  • If a team/club disbands prior to the end of the season. A player can be reassigned to a different club in the Delta Region if the team the player is currently affiliated with has disbanded and no longer intends to participate in any USA Volleyball sanctioned event, whether in or outside the Delta Region. This must be confirmed by the current Club Director before any contact can be made with the player.  A disbanded team may withhold such authorization if the player(s) is/are not in good standing with the club. Any financial commitments to a club are between the individual and the club~ Clubs are private enterprises.