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Interested in becoming a Challenger Series Event?

Take advantage of our reach, website and social media presence and take your tournament to the next level. This guide will show you all the details on either hosting your own Challenger Series Event, or turning your current tournament into a Challenger Series Event. 


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Challenger Series Events get access to:

  • unique facebook event on ONE Volleyball page

  • event page on ONE Volleyball Website under Challenger Series tab

    • you can promote your sponsors on this page

    • link to your website

  • 3 social instagram posts

    • announcement of event with registration deadlines

    • one week left to register and another featured athlete

    • last day to register and third featured athlete

  • facebook event - will create it’s own post announcing event

  • facebook posts

    • shared insta - one week left to register

    • shared insta - last day to register

    • rosters/schedules/top seeds released

  • use of logo to purchase additional prizes (not required)

    • mockup must be approved by ONE

  • finals videos posted to ONE YouTube / social

  • post-tournament analytics overview

ONE Volleyball current event visibilitY

*As of November 2017

ONE Volleyball Website

  • 30,000 unique website visitors / year

    • website launched November 2016

  • 100,000+ page views / year

  • reaches over 100 countries

    • 90% Canada

    • 5% USA

ONE Volleyball Social Media

  • 3,500 Instagram followers

  • 1,600 Facebook followers

  • 40% engagement rate

  • 1,000,000 reach



Guidelines for sanctioning:

  • event is completely managed / organized by host

  • tournament registration and waivers to go through ONE Volleyball website

    • waivers can be customized to cover host as well

  • host must have own liability insurance and name ONE Volleyball as additional insured

  • all entry fees are collected by host

  • 10% of entry fees goes to ONE Volleyball

  • offer minimum $1,000 cash prize per gender

    • distribution is up to host

    • example: $660 to winner and $340 to runner-up

  • tape finals of both genders and send to ONE Volleyball to post on ONE YouTube and social channels

    • host may not post videos through own channels, they must share ONE's YouTube posts

    • however, host is welcome to post anything else they want about the event and is encouraged to execute their own social media schedule / share ONE posts and content

  • offer both men's and women's divisions

  • promote tournament as Elite - attracting former National Team, Professional, USport and CCAA athletes

  • follow ONE Volleyball rules of competition including:

    • all teams must have proper uniforms

    • USAV Libero serve rule

    • Molten Flistastec Official ball used in competition

    • provide Officials for all matches

  • early bird deadline and rate is optional

Format:

  • at your discretion based on the number of teams entered

  • can do pools leading into a playoff bracket, or pools into power pools into a playoff bracket etc…

  • format must be approved by ONE before promoting / publishing to ensure quality control for athletes

Format Examples:

https://www.onevolleyball.org/challenger-1/

https://www.onevolleyball.org/2018-challenger-2/


Challenger Series Event Sanction

Please fill out the form below. We will get back to you as soon as we can!


Organizer's Name *
Organizer's Name
Level of athletes who play your event (applicable to a pre-existing tournament you wish to sanction):
Select all that apply - the highest levels your athletes have played.
Date *
Date
Please choose the preferred date of your event:
Alternate Date
Alternate Date
Please choose the best possible alternate date
Terms *
This registration does not guarantee your event will become a Challenger Series Event. ONE Volleyball reserves the right to accept or refuse applications. By submitting this registration form you agree to the Terms of this Agreement.