We reserve the right to change dates, times, and locations as needed to meet the needs of our programs. 

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

General Registration

What if I can't make a practice or game?


We understand youth are busy and often are involved with more than one activity. If there is a schedule conflict, please inform your coach of every session, practice, or game your player is unable to make with as much notices as possible. The ICP Regina Youth Volleyball League operates under a equal playing time policy, so any missed sessions/practices/games will not affect future playing time. Compensation will not be offered in this regard.




How do I use a credit or coupon code?


At the bottom of the registration form, there will be a section designated to enter your coupon and/or credit code. There is a separate box assigned to each type of code - see the picture for reference. Please be sure you use the appropriate box for your type of code. Enter your code EXACTLY how it was issued to you (this includes capital letters)! Then press "Continue" to proceed to the payment page where your coupon/credit will be applied to your total registration. You will be prompted to pay any amount remaining before receiving a registration confirmation. NOTE: Only one of each type of code can be used per registration. Credit and coupon codes can be used in conjuction with each other and applied to any member of same household.




What if I am unable to pay by credit card?


A registration is only confirmed with successful payment. If you are unable to pay online by credit card, please contact our office HERE to arrange payment by cash, cheque, or etransfer!




When do credit and coupon codes expire?


Credit and coupon codes expire after12 months from the issue date, unless stated otherwise.




Can I request to have my player play with their friends?


Special requests for player accomodations will not be accepted. Grouping/team placement considers age, family, and school.




Does pricing include tax?


No, GST will be added to program pricing at time of registration.




Will my player receive a team jersey?


Yes - all LEAGUE registrations include a take-home jersey. Please indicate your player's jersey size on the registration form. Jerseys are 100% polyester and are unisex sizing. Re-orders will not be possible after team jerseys are received. LEARN TO PLAY players will have the option to purchase a program t-shirt at time of registration for $15. Program shirts are are unisex sizing. Re-orders will not be possible after they are received. For all other programs/camps, please refer to the program webpage for details regarding jerseys/participant shirts.




What size of jersey should I get?


See our sizing chart for team/program jerseys HERE!




What is the Capital Fee?


ICP Regina Youth Volleyball has established a legacy fund for the purpose of funding capital improvement projects. Starting for the Winter 2021 season, this one-time required payment to the legacy fund will be included seasonally on program registrations. These funds will be directed toward the purchase, improvement, replacement, and maintenance of sport court, net systems, equipment, and facility needs. The legacy fund will not be used for day-to-day operations.





Financial Assistance

Do you provide any financial assistance on registrations from lower income families?


Yes! We work closely with Kidsport. Registrations that require financial assistance are directed to apply through Kidsport. More info on this application process can be found HERE.

Once you have applied through Kidsport, please email us a copy or screenshot of your application to info@reginayouthvolleyball.ca to show proof of submission. You will then be given further instructions for registration.




How do I register if I am applying to Kidsport?


Once you have applied through Kidsport, please email us a copy or screenshot of your application to info@reginayouthvolleyball.ca to show proof of submission. You will then be given further instructions for registration to secure your spot. Once approved by Kidsport we will confirm your registration. Kidsport will bill us directly.





Locations

Am I required to travel out of town?


All regular ICP league games and practices will be held in the City of Regina so no out of town travel is required! Registered ICP Club players and teams will have the option to attend 2 out of town tournaments.




Where is the Volleybarn?


The Volleybarn is our very own volleyball facility located in Canada Centre at Evraz Place. Evraz Place is located 1700 Elphinstone Street, Regina, SK. See Evraz Place Interactive Facilities Map HERE to learn which building is the Canada Centre! You are best to enter the grounds via Lewvan Drive. Complimentary parking is offered on site, however there will be parking restrictions during major events.




How do I contact the Volleybarn?


If you are interested in booking the Volleybarn, or have other inquiries related to the rental of the facility, please contact volleybarn@reginayouthvolleyball.ca to learn more!




Where is ICP programming held?


Unless otherwise stated, all ICP programming is proudly housed at the Volleybarn located in Canada Center at Evraz Place!





Teamsnap

How do I join Teamsnap? Where's my invite?


Shortly before your first practice, you will receive an invite via email to join your team on Teamsnap using the email address that was provided upon registration. If you do not have the Teamsnap app, a link will be provided in the invite email for you to download the free app. If you have previously had a Teamsnap account, please make sure the account you sign-in to is associated with the same email you provided during registration.




What if I am having troubles joining Teamsnap?


Teamsnap's troubleshooting guide can be found HERE. Please make sure you are using the same account associated with the same email address provided at time of registration.




How can we add more than one family member to my player's Teamsnap profile?


Once your player has been added to the team, you can add additional family members under your player's profile. Find out how to do this HERE. Note: this is not something that needs to be done by your coach- you can do this yourself. Each added family member will have access to all schedules and will receive all the same notificiations.




How do I use Teamsnap?


To learn all about how to use the app and its features, please visit Teamsnap's Playbook HERE.




How do I use the Daily Health Check?


All players will be required to attest to the Daily Health Check made available on teamsnap prior to their practice/game to permit safe participation. To learn how to complete this Daily Health Check, click HERE!





General League Information

I'm interested in becoming a league coach- how do I sign up?


We welcome any and all parents who are interested in being a coach for their son/daughter’s team, or individuals who want to get more involved with coaching youth volleyball! No coaching/volleyball experience is necessary - we will provide all the necessary resources!

Check out our COACHING PAGE for more information.

Coaches will be required to provide a criminal record check with vulnerable sector search valid within the last 12 months as well be required to take Sask Sport's Respect in Sport for Activity Leaders certification.




What equipment does my player need to bring to each practice/game?


Be sure to have your player dress in athletic attire (shorts are typical) with indoor court shoes. Each program/league team will be given a t-shirt/jersey that your player will be responsible to wear to every game. Players do not have to wear it to practices!

Knee pads are not mandatory, but they are recommended to help build confidence when diving for volleyballs!

Be sure your player packs a water bottle and anything else (i.e. inhaler) to ensure they are active the whole session/game!




What is Triple Ball for the Gr. 6/7 league? Why is it used?


Triple Ball is the official competition format used at all 13U club level tournaments (including Provincials) as recommended by Volleyball Canada. Currently, in Saskatchewan, it is used at the first Sask Cup Tournament at the 14U club level. Official rules can be found HERE.

The goal of Triple Ball is skill development, participation, meaningful competition, and fun. More information, including research and statistics on the benefits of Triple Ball conducted by Ontario Volleyball, can be found HERE.

Check out a video of the Tripleball format in action as provided by Sask Volleyball HERE!




What is Atomic Volleyball for the Gr. 4/5 League?


The league will run in accordance to Volleyball Canada's Atomic Volleyball rules (4v4, smaller court, lower net, and a lighter ball). Because teams are smaller, all players registered in the Gr. 4/5 Atomic league will practice and play together during the alloted time so drills can run more effeciently and playing time can be maximized. Teams/groups will be made based on player school and player experience. More information on Atomic Volleyball (now known as the Community Program with Volleyball Canada) can be found HERE!





Spring 2020

Spring 2020 Player Compensation


All refunds/credits requested, as well as credit defaults, have been finalized. An email has been sent to the address provided at time of registration.

No amendements to requests or defaults will be made.





Registration Terms and Conditions

Registration Terms and Conditions (2020)


Please see our full terms and conditions for 2020 programming HERE. This includes: -Withdrawal Policy -Participant Permsission/Liability Waiver -COVID-19 Partipicant Waiver




Registration Terms and Conditions (2021)


Please see our full terms and conditions for 2021 programming HERE. This includes: -Withdrawal Policy -Participant Permsission/Liability Waiver -COVID-19 Partipicant Waiver





Fall 2020

What team am I on?


Welcome emails have been sent to regsitered participants with important information regarding team placement, schedule, and league details. If you have not received this email please email us at info@reginayouthvolleyball.ca. TEAM PLACEMENT IS FINAL - requests to change teams will be not accepted.




Fall 2020 Program Registration


If there is a government mandated order issued prior to the season start date that prohibits ICP Regina Youth Volleyball from hosting programming, a refund will be issued.Otherwsie, all other reasons for program cancellation or withdrawal requests (i.e. player injury, illness, schedule/location change) are subject to our current Withdrawal Policy. As new information is constantly received/updated from the Government of Saskatchewan and Sask Health Authority, program details are subject to change




Fall 2020 Practice/Game Schedule


Each team will be alloted time slot (scheduled the same day/time each week) to practice then play back to back within that same time slot. This requires a one day committment instead of two.

These time slots may be scheduled Monday to Friday evenings between 5:00-9:00pm and Saturday afternoons 12:00-3:30pm.

To accomodate government guidelines and gathering restrictions in respect of COVID-19, teams will only play against the teams scheduled in the same time slot.

Fall 2020 will run 10 weeks September up to December.




Fall 2020 League Structure


Each team will be alloted time slot (scheduled the same day/time each week) to practice then play back to back within that same time slot. This requires a one day committment instead of two.

These time slots may be scheduled Monday to Friday evenings between 5:00-9:00pm and Saturday afternoons 12:00-3:30pm.

To accomodate government guidelines and gathering restrictions in respect of COVID-19, teams will only play against the teams scheduled in the same time slot.

Fall 2020 will run 10 weeks September up to December.




Fall 2020 COVID-19 Considerations


As part of the Government of Saskatchewan’s Sport and Activity Guidelines, two ICP teams have formed a League Group that will be together in the facility at the same scheduled time. Teams within each League Group will practice separately and then play each other within their scheduled time! League Groups will remain the same for the duration of the season. Considerations:

-all players are required to attest to the Daily Health Check as made available on the Teamsnap app

- all players will have their temperature checked upon arrival.

-no spectators are allowed at this time.

-hand sanitizer will be available before, during, and after each session.

-if your player is feeling unwell or experiencing symptoms consistent with COVID-19, please refrain from coming to the Volleybarn.

-players who develop symptoms while at ICP programming will be isolated from their team and contact will be made for pick up.

-As always, you are encouraged to use the Government of Saskatchewan's Self Assessment Tool when experiencing symptoms and follow their subsequent directions. Please inform ICP of any developing information.




When is the registration deadline for the School's Out Day Camp?


Registration for our School's Out Day Camp closes 24 hours before scheduled camp date, or when the program has reached capacity - whichever happens first! If the program is sold out, you can join our wait-list HERE!





Winter 2021

When will the schedule with specific dates and times of practices/games be posted for league players?


Registration closes on January 6th. After this date, confirmed player registrations will be sorted on to teams and a team schedule will be created. All team practices and games will be scheduled accordingly to accomodate Government Guidelines and to meet the needs of our programs. Team placement and team schedule will be communicated via email.

Player grouping requests and player scheduling considerations will not be accomodated.

TEAM PLACEMENT IS FINAL - requests to change teams will be not accepted.




Can I request my player to be on the same team as their friend?


Special requests for player accomodations or scheduling considerations will not be accepted.

Teams are final - no changes to team rosters will be made.




When will the schedule with specific dates and times of Learn to Play sessions be posted?


Learn to Play sessions will be scheduled accordingly to meet the needs of our programming and government guidelines. Specific dates will be posted as they are established. Session times (same time each week) will be communicated to registered particpants shortly after registration ends at the latest. Sessions will run January up to April for 8 sessions.




When does registration for the Winter 2021 season open/close?


Registration for the Winter 2021 season programming will open October 15th and close January 6th, or when programming has reached capacity - whichever comes first.




I have a schedule conflict. Can I switch teams?


Due to the size of our league, it is impossible to accomodate team placement requests to meet the scheduling needs of all players. Therefore, team placement is FINAL - no requested changes will be made. Please see "Registration Terms and Conditions" for our Withdrawal Policy.




Winter 2021 Registration & COVID-19


If there is a government mandated order issued prior to the season/program start date that prohibits ICP Regina Youth Volleyball from hosting programming, compensation will be issued. If there is a government mandated order issued after the season start date that prohibits ICP Regina Youth Volleyball from hosting programming, no compensation will be issued. All other reasons for withdrawals are subject to the current Withdrawal Policy. As new information is collected/updated from the Government of Saskatchewan and governing sport bodies, program details are subject to change to comply with COVID-19 guidelines. ICP Regina Youth Volleyball reserves the right to change/delay/postpone/cancel dates and times as needed to meet these guidelines and the needs of all ICP programming.




What are "Mini-Leagues"?


Mini-leagues will be comprised of 4 teams from the same league division. Mini-leagues allow sport teams to return to a safe level of competition and will help mitigate the risk of widespread transmission. Teams will only play against other teams within their mini-league. Mini-leagues will remain the same for the duration of the season. Potential "scrub period" to mix mini-leagues will be considered as the season developes.




How are league teams made?


A player's grade, school, and living community are used to distribute players evenly onto teams.

Gr. 4/5 Atomic teams will be comprised of 6-8 players and may combine with other teams within their league during practice to run drills effeciently. Games are 4v4.

For all other grades (Gr. 6-12), teams will be comprised of 10-12 players (depending restrictions/number of registered players). When possible, mens' and womens' teams will be made, otherwise teams are co-ed using a boy:girl ratio based on the number of registrations for each league division.




What team am I on?


After registration closes, confirmed player registrations will be placed on to teams. Team practice/game schedules will also be made at this time. When this happens, you will receive a welcome email with team placement and schedule information.




COVID-19 Considerations


As part of the Government of Saskatchewan’s Sport and Activity Guidelines and Sask Volleyball's Return to Play Guide, the following are some important COVID-19 considerations as part of our Winter 2021 programming:

-no rule modification to competition and/or training

-competition format will follow "mini-leagues" guidelines

-all players and coaches are required to attest to the Daily Health Check as made available on the Teamsnap app or sign a paper copy of our Daily Attestation

- all players will have their temperature checked upon arrival.

-no spectators are allowed at this time.

-hand sanitizer will be available before, during, and after each session.

-cleaning, hygeine, and physical distancing standards will be maintained through-out programming as outlined in the guidelines.

-masks are not mandatory at this time (although encouraged)!

-if your player is feeling unwell or experiencing symptoms consistent with COVID-19, please refrain from coming to the Volleybarn.

-players who develop symptoms while at ICP programming will be isolated from their team and contact will be made for pick up.

-As always, you are encouraged to use the Government of Saskatchewan's Self Assessment Tool when experiencing symptoms and follow their subsequent directions. Please inform ICP of any developing information.

NOTE: the above considerations are subject to change as new and updated information is received from governing sport bodies





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