Diggin' in the Dells 2019

April 6-7, 2019

Girls 11s, 12s, 14s, 16s

April 13-14, 2019

Girls 13s, 15s, 17s, 18s

The 15th Annual Diggin' in the Dells tournament will be held in two locations this year. Courts 1-16 will be held in the biggest, best volleyball venue in the state of Wisconsin. The Wisconsin Dells Center is just north of beautiful Wisconsin Dells. Courts 17-20 will be held at JustAGame Fieldhouse in downtown Wisconsin Dells.

This is a great two day tournament for teams who end their season in April OR are gearing up for qualifiers, nationals, and other multi day tournaments. Teams will play a minimum of 5-6 matches over the two days. Offering ages 12-18 playing in two waves AM/PM.


Diggin' in the Dells is a JVA event. All AAU, JVA and USAV teams are welcome.

How to Register

Registration opens October 1, 2018. Advanced Event Systems (AES) is host to all tournament registrations in the Badger Region. To register for an event:

  1. Go to www.advancedeventsystems.com.
  2. Login with your Club Director account in the upper right corner.
  3. After you login, go to the Left Menu under "Events" and select "Register".
  4. Select from the drop down menus: Event Affiliation : JVA and USAV Region : Badger.
  5. Enter "Diggin' in the Dells" in the Event Search.
  6. Select the event dates you would like to enter.
  7. Click the "Register" button and continue with the registration process.

Rules & Information

Event Staff
Executive Director .............................................. Alyssa King
Tournament Director .............................................. Laine Leitzke
Director of Officials .............................................. Netlynx Sports
Team Check-In .............................................. TBD
Tournament Information .............................................. Laine Leitzke

Tournament Information

Team Registration/Check-In

All morning wave teams must check in Saturday morning beginning at 6:30am or prior to their first match. Teams will need to provide a number for the coach to be reached as well as a current AES roster.

Results and Schedule Information

Complete posting of results and next round of play will be done on the Advanced Event Systems website located at http://www.advancedeventsystems.com. This is the official schedule. All results and future matches will be updated in real time and can be found on personal devices or at the results stations near the tournament desk (by courts 2 and 3).

Tie-Breaking Procedure

There will be no played tie-breakers. Pool Play ties will be broken by Head-to-head (2 team only), Match %, Set %, Point Differential, Coin Flip.

ALL Teams

Check your schedule carefully before departing from the playing site. No staff members will be held accountable for improper schedule readings or miscommunications. Online results will be updated as results are entered and pools or bracket matches finish.

Warm-up Procedures

All matches for teams that have not yet played that day will be 2-4-4, 2 minutes shared, 4 minutes for the serving team and 4 minutes for the receiving team. If both teams have played, matches will have a 3-3 warm-up time without any shared court time.


Liberos will be allowed to serve in this event. Teams either need to provide 2 liberos for the entire match or 1 libero for each set. Per USAV rules.


There will be a trainer on site. Preventative taping can be done for $5/roll or $3/roll if you provide your own. One Wisconsin Volleyball Club Staff will also have access to limited first aid and provide access to ice if needed. Coaches must have a copy of all players medical forms or the Athletic Trainer will not be able to treat your athlete without their parent/guardian present.

Food & Drink

There is no outside food or drink allowed in the Wisconsin Dells Center. Please leave all coolers and food outside the facility. Teams which violate this rule may be removed from the event venue. Spectators which violate this rule may be asked to leave the facility.

2019 Schedules

2019 Wave Times

Week 1

11s, 14s - AM Wave

12s, 16s - PM Wave

Week 2

13s, 17s - AM Wave

15s, 18s - PM Wave

2019 Wave Times

Full Schedule:

Week 1 Schedule

Week 2 Schedule/p>

The online schedule will be the Official Tournament Schedule. You can also find the information on your smartphone and tablet as www.advancedeventsystems.com.

the venues

Diggin' in the Dells will use two facilities this year. Courts 1-16 will be at the Wisconsin Dells Center and courts 17-20 will be at JustAGame Fieldhouse. Both are in Wisconsin Dells, WI.

The Wisconsin Dells Center is a 90,000 square foot column free mulit-purpose center. The facility can accommodate up to 12 basketball courts, 16 volleyball courts, two softball fields or one full soccer field. State of the art sound system, utility boxes every 30 feet, 70 foot ceiling height, 1,000 parking stalls, wireless internet, vehicle entry and loading dock. Located just north of Wisconsin Dells.