Unfortunately, the state of Washington will be in Phase 1 of the Governor's Healthy Start re-opening plan at the time the MLK Invitational is scheduled. As a result, we are postponing the competition and will be rescheduling to another weekend. We have identified some weekends that are under consideration, and will come back to your Club Director with the new dates. We all want to get back on the courts and can't wait to host your teams in our gyms.
DaKine, Kraken and Puyallup Juniors are excited to host the MLK Volleyball Invitaitonal over the 3-day weekend in our 3 facilities. Saturday and Sunday progressive pool play with single elimination championship bracket play on Monday. Every participating team will play on Monday with the last final concluding by 5:00PM. Your team will play 7-9 matches over the course of the weekend against some of the best teams in the Pacific Northwest. With 4 divisions offered there is a place for every team to get in some great competition. Team and Individual prizes for 1st & 2nd places in each championship bracket. MLK Invitational apparel will be available for purchase at each venue!
|# Teams||# Courts||AM/PM Wave|
14 courts each for the AM and PM waves. Divisions will flux between 24 and 32 teams based on demand. AM/PM wave assignments will be assigned based on division size.
|NAME||HOST CLUB||# COURTS||CITY|
|DaKine Sports Center||DaKine||3||University Place, WA|
|Sunrise Courts||Puyallup Juniors||3||Puyallup, WA|
Divisions may be added or adjustments made based on registration demand.
We welcome Canadian teams to participate in our tournaments. Canadian teams must prepare to participate by providing the necessary documents required by the Puget Sound Region of USA Volleyball. The region will collect your documents and then inform us when your team is cleared to participate. Please do not procrastinate. The region WILL NOT allow your team to play without proper documentation.
Puget Sound Region Office: 425-673-4103, firstname.lastname@example.org
Below is the list of required documents and instructions.
|Doors Open||7:00AM / 2:00PM|
|Coach Meeting - Sat Only||7:30AM / 2:30PM|
|Play Begins||8:00AM / 3:00PM|
|Play Ends||2:00PM / 9:00PM|
Team and Individual prizes for 1st & 2nd places in each championship bracket. Divisional MVPs will be selected from each bracket and will receive additional awards.
1st & 2nd Team & Individual Awards & Divisional MVP Prizes
Parking info coming soon.
Our ability to host spectators will be dictated by restrictions for indoor youth sports at the time of the event. Spectators will be charged gate fee for the weekend. Rate is $10 per day or $25 for weekend pass. Gate is charged for ages 10+.
CHEWING GUM IS PROHIBITED AT OUR FACILITIES