Tournaments

GOV Tournaments

Gay Ottawa Volleyball host tournaments every year that cater to competitive, intermediate and recreational skill levels. Tournaments are a great way to develop your skills, meet people and get involved with LGBTQ+ communities in other cities.

Our Annual Tournament and Gala

Teams from across North America come out to the GOV tournament every year! This weekend-long event includes an opening night social and a gala with delicious food and a fabulous show and dance!

“Masc 4 Masquerade”, this season’s tournament and gala will take place March 30-31, 2019!

Tournament Registration

Registration will open right here at 7pm sharp on Sun Jan 20, 2019!

https://goo.gl/forms/jeb2eFIjeSmuENtC2

See below for further details about registration and the event!

Locations

Fees

  • Team fee will be $725 for 7 players or less ($50 for each additional player).
  • The team fee includes 7 tickets to our gala on the Saturday night!
  • After Team Captains complete the registration form, on the confirmation page they will be asked to send their team payment by e-transfer to our treasurer (please include the team name in the message field).
    • We do not accept team payments until the registration form is complete
    • We do not accept credit card payments or cheques

Information for Team Captains

  • Last year we filled up very quickly! After you register your team, we will contact you within a few days to inform you whether your team is confirmed or on the wait list.
  • We prioritize your team’s registration based on:
    1. The timestamp of your complete online registration form, and
    2. The timestamp of your team payment
  • We do reserve a minimum number of spots for teams from out of town, but register as soon as you can, even those spots fill quickly!
  • On the online registration from, you will be required to provide:
    • Team name
    • Team captain name (+ their contact details)
    • Division (Competitive – AA, A, BB; or Intermediate – B, C)
    • Names of additional players (as many as you have confirmed at this time)
  • After you complete the registration form, on the confirmation page you will be asked to send your team payment by e-transfer to our treasurer (please include your team name in the message field).
    • We do not accept team payments until you have completed the registration form
    • We do not accept credit card payments or cheques

Annual Beach Volleyball Tournament

GOV also hosts a beach volleyball tournament every summer. The date for the 2019 tournament will be announced in the spring!

North American LGBTQ+ Tournaments

Toronto

Toronto’s Spartan Volleyball League (TSVL) hosts a tournament every fall and spring in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA):

  • Rise of the Spartans – November 24-25, 2018
  • Return of the Spartans – June 1-2, 2019 (registration opens April 29)

Montreal

Volleyball Boréal hosts a tournament every Easter weekend:

London

knock-OUT runs an annual tournament in London, Ontario called the UNCAGED Volleyball Tournament. UNCAGED is one-of-a-kind sporting experience for straight and LGBTQ+ athletes hosted at Supreme Courts Volleyball that helps raise money for underprivileged LGBTQ+ youth in London’s community.

NAGVA

The North American Gay Volleyball Association (NAGVA) is a not-for-profit organization committed to promoting and developing the sport of volleyball in the LGBTQ+ community. Cities from across the continent host NAGVA sanctioned tournaments that are both competitive and fabulously fun!