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MLK Tournament 2024

The MLK tournament has been running in Northern California since it's founding in 2010.  The tournament was founded by Robert Stamps, former commissioner of NCCVL-Women.  He was tournament operator and director from 2010 through 2017 when he transferred the tournament to Mark Reuter, the current commissioner of NCCVL-Women.  This tournament has featured top teams from California and other states in the nation every year.  The MLK tournament champion has gone on to finish in gold bracket of NCVF Nationals, including a National champion, every year except one.  Since 2010, the MLK tournament has grown to become the largest annual tournament in California.

Tournament Information

  • Location: San Jose State University, California

  • Dates: Saturday, January 13 - Sunday, January 14, 2023

  • Results: Full results and the all tournament team will be posted.  Live results will be posted during the event.

  • Format: Day 1 is pool play followed by challenge matches.  Day 2 is power pools followed by single elimination bracket play.  Schedule is subject to change. 

  • Team Selection:  All teams are selected on a “first come, first serve” basis based on the date payments are received.  B teams are welcome to attend.  

  • Number of Teams: There will be a maximum of 24 teams.  Teams that apply afterwards will be placed on a waitlist.  Waitlist teams will be contacted after November 30 or as spots become available.

  • Cost: $500 prior to November 30, 2023.  $550 after November 30, 2023.

  • Invoices: All teams will be provided an invoice.  The invoice contains the address to use to send in payment.

  • Refund Policy: The last day to withdraw is December 15, 2023.  Teams may withdraw from the event if a request is made in writing.  Refund requests received after this time period will not be granted except for acts of god and dangerous weather conditions.

  • Tournament Director: A tournament director will run the event.  Scores and schedules will be posted and updated in the gym and online throughout the event.

  • Prize: $1,000 for the championship team (winning team in gold bracket).

  • Refs: Certified referees will be used for all matches.

  • Contact: To reserve a spot and receive an invoice, please contact (Mark Reuter, NCCVL-W Commissioner).

Tournament Information
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