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Ace of the North Grass Volleyball Tournament

June 23-24, 2018

Join us for the greatest grass volleyball experience in the Midwest!

Tournament Contacts

Kelly Distad


Phone: 763.792.7353

Gabby Lister


Phone: 763.717.3231 Fx: 763.785.3660

Welcome to our 3rd Annual Ace of the North Grass Volleyball Tournament! Enjoy food, beverages, music, yard games and volleyball with a fun-filled day for all!  Men's and Women's Triples will start the tournament off on Saturday. Then wind down the weekend with Coed Quads and Men's and Women's Doubles on Sunday.

Tournament Details

  • Coed Quad 
  • Men's and Women's Doubles
  • Men's and Women's Triples 
  • Money payout for the winner of each adult division 
  • All games played at the National Sports Center on the U2, Exhibition/Natural Grass Field.

Click the sections below to learn more.

Tournament Features

  • Each division plays all games in one day
  • Seven game guarantee for all teams
  • Pool play followed by tournament
  • One sub per team, with no re-entry
  • Games are played on high quality fields
  • Courts for all divisions are traditional regulation size
  • Click here to view our campus map

Game Days and Divisions Offered



  • Men's and Women's Triples
    • Divisions: AA, A, BB, B
    • Team check-in is from 8:00-8:45 a.m. 
    • Captains meeting at 8:45 a.m. 
    • Games start at 9:00 a.m.


  • Coed Quads
    • Divisions: A, BB, B 
  • Men's and Women's Doubles 
    • Divisions, A, BB, B 
    • Team check-in starts an hour and a half prior to first game
    • Captains meeting half hour before first game
    • Games start as early as 9:00 a.m.

Don't know which level to play? Click here for our guidelines

Team Eligibility

  • All adult players must be 16 years or older 

Tournament Fees

  • Triples: $100 team fee before June 11
    • $135 team fee June 11-June 15
  • Quads: $120 team fee before June 11
    • $160 team fee June 11-June 15
  • Doubles: $65 team fee before June 11
    • $85 team fee June 11-June 15
  • Full team fee due at time of registration

Refund Policy

  • Teams dropping from the tournament prior to June 15 will receive a voucher in the amount of their team fee
  • Teams dropping from the tournament on or after June 15 will not receive a voucher

Prize Pool

  • Cash prizes awarded to adult division winners

Tournament Rules

Application Deadline

  • June 15, 2018 or when divisions fill

Player Pool

Looking for a team? If you are an individual who is looking for a team, complete the online application for the player pool. Teams in need of players will contact you directly. Placement is not guaranteed.

Weather Policy

This is a rain or shine event. 

Play will continue through inclement weather as much as possible- if it's necessary to stop play, it will be postponed in 30 minute increments until conditions are suitable to resume play. It is important all teams stay close to the event to ensure prompt starts of the rescheduled games. 

Vendor Information

The National Sports Center has frequent opportunities for competitive vendors to support campus events. Below you will find information regarding how to get started in applying to be a vendor.


A completed vendor request form is required for your company to be entered in the National Sports Center’s Vendor Directory. Please provide all data applicable to your company. You may submit this form electronically or print and fax to 763.785.3660.

NOTE: Submitting this form does NOT guarantee that you will be selected as a vendor. The National Sports Center will contact you upon receipt of your completed document.

The National Sports Center thanks you for your interest in doing business with us.