Challenger Cup

All “Challenger Cup” matches are played monthly at Richmond College Sports Hall on Saturday afternoons from 11.00 am to 5.00 pm.

What is the Challenger Cup

The Challenger Cup is a series of tournaments for any 6-a-side team to join. Each month, teams will compete for points as well as the cup. The Challenger Cup is used as a way for teams to grow and have further opportunities to compete. Whether you’re a new team or didn’t quite make it into the local/county/regional leagues,the Challenger Cup welcomes you to compete!

Teams can compete either in 1 or all tournaments and will also amasses points for themselves. Remember, the more tournaments you go, the more point’s teams will rack up, the better chance you have to win the overall Challenger Cup series.

Format

• Max 8 teams, 6 hours, 20 matches, 12 matches at group stage, 2 groups of 4 and round robin, 4 semi-finals, 4 finals
• Every team plays 5 matches, of 30 mins, to 31 points, 3 group matches, 1 semi-final, 1 final
• Mixed intermediate with at least 3 female players on court,
• Junior teams (under 16) can play with all boys or all girls

Event schedule

• 11:00 Registration
• 11:30 Start of group matches
• 14:50 Group photo
• 15:00 Semi-finals
• 16:00 Finals
• 17:00 Presentation, followed by social event

Costs

• Junior team £30
• Adult team £50

2017/18 Competition Dates

Date Venue Tournament Winner
Sat 30th Sept 2017 Richmond College RVB Young Guns
Sat 14th Oct 2017 Richmond College RVB Young Guns
Sat 11 Nov 2017 Richmond College RVB Young Guns
Sat 9th Dec 2017 Richmond College TBC
Sat 6th Jan 2018 Richmond College TBC
Sat 3rd Feb 2018 Richmond College TBC
Sat 3rd March 2018 Richmond College TBC

Series Standings

TeamTotal Points
Azzurri19
Bangko Warriors8
Dragons 11
Dragons 24
Dragons 32
Philippine Eagles8
RVB Stags12
RVB Antlers9
RVB Young Guns30
Spelthorne Cheetahs14
The Knights8
Tigers3
Volleyball Blue1

If you are interested in participating in any of these tournaments or need more information please send your enquiries to
slvl@richmondvolleyball.co.uk

Role of Honour

Year 1st 2nd 3rd
2017/18 TBC TBC TBC
2016/17 Azzurri RVB Youngs Guns London Phoenix
2015/16 Volleyball Blue Katangee RVB Young Guns

The organizers would like to thank all the participants and congratulate all the winners. We also like to thank all the dedication from league volunteers helping set up the Challenger Cup programme.

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