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We're excited to announce the start of the 2022 Indoor Open League commencing Saturday, 15th of January 2022.

 

But before we get into that, we would like to congratulate the winners of our 2021 Indoor Open League:

Beginner: Meshal Alfaqiri (61 points)

Local League: Patrick Miral (59 points)

National League: Toby Reeves Hall (49 points)

Overall Winner (Top Scorer): Meshal Alfaqiri (61 points)

The Indoor Open League will take place every Saturday 13:00 - 15:00 at Dean Trust Ardwick School. Anyone aged 16 and over can play, as long as they have filled in the Open Membership Form using the link below:

 

https://forms.gle/2zPVcYad4B6CHJKCA

 

Indoor Open League Format:

  • We start at 13:00 sharp. Everyone needs to arrive on time; if you are more than 5 minutes late, you won't be able to take part. On arrival, you will be put into 5 mixed teams of 6 players (3 men, 3 women where possible); some teams may have a substitute if numbers don't add up (substitutes will be roll on, roll off).

  • Each week you will play in a different team with different players.

  • Matches will be two sets to 15 points and then one to 10 points if needed.

  • Match rules will be regular indoor volleyball rules.

  • Each week teams will play 4 matches.

  • In each match played, one point will be given to each player for each set won.

  • The points you earn each week in your different teams will be recorded against your name on a league table of all the players in the league (three league tables: Beginner, Local League, National League).

  • At the end of the 2021 season (end of December) awards will be presented to the players with the most points in each league.

If the open league is successful/popular, we will run a 2022 season January - April, with awards presented at an end of season awards night of some kind.

 

Indoor Open League Cost: 

Pay-as-you-go: £6 on arrival (if you don't have Open Membership)

 

It's worth getting Open Membership if you plan to attend regularly, or plan to attend Open Training Sessions as well as the Open League. Open membership allows you to attend all open sessions (training, open league, sitting volleyball) at no extra cost.

 

Monthly membership (to start the month when you start playing)

- £22 Adult

- £16 Junior/Student

Open Training and Open League rules/regulations:

  • Attendees must be over 16 years old

  • Attendees need to have filled in the Open membership form (or the Junior membership form if they are 16-18 years old)

  • Appropriate indoor footwear is required (trainers or court shoes)

  • Appropriate clothing is required (sportswear)

  • Do not arrive before the start time of the session; we are not allowed into the school building before the start of a session. If players keep entering the school before our allocated time, bookings are going to be taken away and we won't be allowed to play there any more.

  • If you do not follow the above rules/regulations, you will not be allowed to take part in the sessions

 

Upcoming hall closures:

- Saturday 26th February - u16 tournament (no Open League)

Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any queries.