united states coast guard

12 FEB 20

UNCLAS //N01710//
ALCGPSC 021/20
A. Military Assignments and Authorized Absences, COMDTINST M1000.8A Articles 1.G.2.D and 2.A.10.B
1.  The Annual Coast Guard Volleyball Tournament will be held at the Coast Guard Academy in New London, CT, 13-14 March 2020.
2.  The objectives of this tournament are to exhibit sportsmanship and team play, develop a competitive spirit, and showcase athletic talent while creating exposure for the competitive volleyball community in the Coast Guard. Past year’s events have been attended by teams throughout the Coast Guard and have resulted in over 50 hours of volleyball being played in this two-day tournament.
3.  Participation is open to teams from all Coast Guard units.  Teams may, but are not required to, be mixed gender and may be comprised of Coast Guard active duty, reserve, retired, civilian personnel, and Coast Guard dependent spouses.  Play is six on six.  Rosters are limited to 10 players per team. Dependent children are not allowed to participate on a team.
4.  Individual players interested in joining an established team should contact the tournament coordinator for assistance.  There is no separate registration for individual players.
5.  There is no limit on the number of teams that may participate, but for planning purposes the deadline to register a team is 01 March.
6.  This is a two day competitive tournament with a round robin and playoff format.  Teams and participating players are required to play both days. Skill levels among the teams vary, but all teams should be familiar with the game and be competitive.
7.  The entry fee is $325 per team.
8.  Interested teams and players should contact the tournament coordinator, Byron Willeford at (401) 714-2261 or the Academy MWR Office at (860) 444-8277
9.  Payments should be mailed to Superintendent (mpm), U.S. Coast Guard Academy, MWR Department, 15 Mohegan Ave., New London, CT  06320-4195, ATTN: Paula Springer. Entry fee payment by unit check should be made payable to CGA MWR, or via MasterCard or VISA by calling CGA MWR at (860) 444-8277. Tournament information, registration, rules and updates are available upon request from the coordinator.
10.  Administrative absence and permissive travel orders for this intra-service sporting event may be authorized for military members in accordance with Ref A, subject to Commanding Officer approval.
11.  Released by: CAPT G. T. Prestidge., Commander, CG Personnel Service Center.  The Service Center for our most important resource – Our People.
12.  Internet release authorized.