This week sees the first round of VVL for 2015. Please visit www.volleyballvictoria.com.au for the game and duty time. Junior VVL will not be starting this week. We will keep you informed as we get more information from Volleyball Victoria. Keep training hard and good luck to all who have games this weekend!
Good luck to all heading down to Warrnambool this weekend for the 41st Annual Seaside Volleyball Tournament! We are camping at Shipwreck Bay Camping Ground. Please register your vehicle at the office upon arrival to get your gate codes.
Pre-season training begins on Tuesday Feb 3. Men will be at Yarra Valley Grammar and Women will be at Luther College. These venues are both on Plymouth Rd, Ringwood. A fee of $50 is payable upon registration, first training. This amount is payable in cash unless paid prior to Feb 3. This amount will be deducted from the full season fee if you continue with the club for season 2015.
MEN TUESDAYS 6:45-9 YARRA VALLEY GRAMMAR
THURSDAYS 6:45-10 STATE VOLLEYBALL CENTRE (DANDENONG)
Thursday training will be divided as per 2014. Reserves and Div 2 arrive at 6:45 for the Hour of Power (7-8). Premiers please arrive by 7:45 for training 8pm-10pm.
WOMEN TUESDAYS 6:45 -9 LUTHER COLLEGE
THURSDAYS 6:45-9 YARRA VALLEY GRAMMAR
VVL STARTS SATURDAY MARCH 21ST
Full payment of fees must be made by Round 2 of VVL (March 28)
Adult cost $500
Junior cost $200 (competing in Junior VVL only)
Payments of the balance of your fees will only be accepted by online bank transfer.
Bank Account details:
Name: Yarra Ranges Volleyball Club
Acct No. 364978
Please remember to register with Volleyball Victoria using Yarra Ranges as your nominated club. If you already have a registration through beach or school you still need to add Yarra Ranges as your club with Volleyball Victoria. The cost of registration is not included in your club fees.
Go to www.volleyballvictoria.com.au and complete a VVI registration with payment.
These are also done online. Any player transferring from another club must pay the VVI fee. If you have fees owing with another club, your transfer will not go ahead.
ANY QUESTIONS PLEASE EMAIL HAMISH at email@example.com
Presentation Night Saturday 16th at Rob Dolan Wines (End of Delaneys Rd, Warranwood – behind All Smiles Function Centre)
Tickets are $20 for Adults and $15 for U/18s. Please purchase tickets from Kate or Hamish at training or pay for your tickets online (making sure to print your receipt or email it to firstname.lastname@example.org). Please let me know if you can only pay on the night and I will add your name to the list.
Limited Beer, Cider and Wine will be provided as well as a selection of finger food throughout the night.
See you all these!
All parents and players (18+) are invited to Wine Tasting this Sunday 20th July at 11am at Rob Dolan Wines (rear of All Smiles of the Yarra Valley) at the end of Delaneys Road, South Warrandyte VIC 3134. We will be tasting wines from both Rob Dolan Wines (Max’s Dad) and Mount Cathedral Vineyards (Matt Arena’s Dad) that are on offer for this year’s Wine Fundraiser. Orders can be placed on the day. Order forms will also be available from the website and Facebook groups.
This will also be the venue for Presentation Night (7pm-11pm August 16th after the Grand Final)
On Tuesday night (22nd July) we have our final ALL YOU CAN EAT Pizza + Pasta dinner at Sofias Croydon. Cost is $15. We will finish training at 8:15 and head down for 8:30 parents are welcome (no cooking dinner!)
Wishing teams heading away to Mildura on the 31st-1st all the best for their games and travels.
Accommodation is at the Apex River Beach Holiday Park
435 Cureton Ave, Mildura
The Stadium is St Joseph’s Stadium 154 Twelfth Street.
Reserves both Men and Women play at 5pm followed by the Premier and Div 2 Men at 7pm.
Following the matches we will be heading to the Pizza Cafe for a Pizza/Pasta Fiesta. Surely we will all be tired and hungry by then.
Please call Hamish on 0439709007 if you have any further questions.
I understand the that new website for VVL and the format of the scheduling is very different so here are the duties for the club for the first two rounds. Please contact me with any issues/errors you find as this is new for VVL and the club. Please take note of the dates when searching the Duty Teams part of the website. Cheers, Hamish
Reserves Women 4pm Court 7
Div2 Men – Duty 4pm Court 3
Reserves Men Duty 2pm Court 5
Div2 Men Duty 10:30am Court 3
Div2 Women Duty 2pm Court 4
Premier Men Duty 10:30am Court 2
Premier Women Duty 12pm Court 1
Reserves Women Duty 9am Court 7
Congratulations to all participants representing Yarra Ranges at this year’s Seaside Tournament in Warrnambool this past weekend. Our Premier Men and Women both won their sections and the Division 1 Men had a very strong performance turning many heads. These results give us great momentum to take into next weekend’s Round 1 of VVL. Please see below the game times for Round 1 A & B
Round 1A March 15th
4pm vs Monash SCV1
4pm vs Cobras SVC2
2pm vs Cobras SVC7
Duty 4pm SVC7
Div 2 Men
2pm vs Strength SVC3
Duty 4pm SVC3
Div 2 Women
4pm vs Cobras3 SVC4
Round 1B March 22
Duty 2pm SVC5
4pm vs Renegades SVC5
There have been some slight changes to training for next week due to high numbers of female athletes trialling.
Change to training schedule for next week:
Girls: Tuesday 18th February – 7pm – 9pm @ Yarra Valley Grammar
Thursday 20th February – 7pm- 9pm @ Yarra Valley Grammar
Boys: Tuesday 18th February – 7pm – 9pm @ Luther College
Thursday 20th February – 6pm – 7:15 pm Division 1/Division 2 @ Dandenong
7pm – 9pm Premier @ Dandenong stadium
Information for the training schedule for 2014.
*Please note, the first training session for all interested players, both mens and womens is on Tuesday 11th Feb, all @ Yarra Valley Grammar from 7-9pm. See below for training times and locations for subsequent sessions.
Trials in 1st week:
Tuesday 11th February – Honours/Div 1/Div 2 @ Yarra Valley Grammar. 7pm – 9pm
Thursday 13th February – Honours/Div 1/Div 2 @ Yarra Valley Grammar. 7pm – 9pm
During the season:
Tuesday 18th Feb & every Tuesday after that:
Tuesday trainings: Honours/Div 2 @ Luther College. 7pm – 9pm
Thursday trainings: Honours/Div 1 @ Yarra Valley Grammar. 7pm-9pm
Tuesdays: 7-9pm @ Yarra Valley Grammar. All divisions
Thursdays 6 – 7:15 @ State Volleyball Centre (Dandenong). Reserves and Div 2
Thursdays 7-9 @ State Volleyball Centre (Dandenong). Premiere
Players are expected to arrive at least 15 minutes before the start of training.