WIAA/DAIRY FARMERS OF WASHINGTON/LES SCHWAB TIRES
2015 3A, 4A State Volleyball Championships
November 13-14, 2015 - Toyota Center, Kennewick
THANK YOU for your support of this WIAA/Dairy Farmers of Washington/Les Schwab Tires State Championship event. The following information is provided in order to make the experience more enjoyable for you and everyone at the event.
Event information and tournament brackets are posted on the WIAA website at (www.wiaa.com). Qualifying team names will be added by Monday, November 9, 2015.
FACILITY & LODGING INFORMATION
No outside food may be brought into the facility. All bags are subject to search. Parking is free at the Toyota Center.
Address: 7000 W Grandridge Blvd, Kennewick, WA 99336
TICKET PRICES can be found HERE. Valid ASB card must be presented for student price; Credit cards will NOT be accepted at Saint Martin's University. Ticket windows will open one hour prior to the first match time of the day.
WIAA TOURNAMENT CREDENTIALS
All spectators using WIAA passes (paper or plastic) to attend the event must enter through the Pass Gate. This includes: teams, event staff, media, corporate partners, and awards presenters.
Pass Gate Locations by Event
The Championship match at Saint Martin's University will be webcast LIVE via the NFHS Network for a nominal fee. Each of the events will be archived on NFHSNetwork.com for on-demand viewing at no charge.
JUST PLAY FAIR!
All participants as well as spectators are expected to demonstrate sportsmanship and respect toward opponents and tournament officials at all times. Sportsmanship medals may be awarded after each game. Spectators who demonstrate inappropriate conduct or actions may be removed from the facility.
WIAA state events are meant to provide a safe environment where everyone feels respected. Tournament managers and WIAA event personnel have the authority to remove individuals for inappropriate behavior or comments.
BALLOONS, SILLY STRING, AND ARTIFICIAL NOISEMAKERS are prohibited and will be confiscated. Due to multiple courts in use, pep bands are not allowed. Cheerleaders only may use megaphones.
Only school district accepted cheers may be used at appropriate times. Cheers and chants are to be directed only toward the school’s team. Cheers or yells with degrading opponent implications and profanity will not be allowed.
If outside paraphernalia is brought into the facility, schools may be billed for any additional clean up costs.
The use of unmanned aerial vehicles (“UAV”), also known as drones, is prohibited for any purpose by any persons at WIAA tournament venues. Tournament management shall refuse admission or entry to anyone attempting to use a UAV; and if necessary, tournament management shall remove anyone attempting to use a UAV and/or confiscate the UAV until the event has been completed.
For purposes of this policy, a UAV is any aircraft without a human pilot aboard the device.
An exception to this policy may be made in specific cases for WIAA broadcast partners, provided the management of the tournament facility permits the presence of UAVs for broadcast purposes under the control of the WIAA.
Face painting may be allowed depending upon local school district policies and the tournament site/facility.
Only a student costumed mascot, designated by the principal, is permissible.
Tournament sponsors, broadcast media coverage, official school banners and hand held signs that are positive and directed only toward the school’s team are permitted. Run through signs are not permitted.
The school principal will appoint at least one school personnel member to supervise the school’s student body rooting section.
Team and action photographs (www.4nsp.com), programs (www.wiaa.com), and tournament merchandise (www.rushteamapparel.com), will be on sale throughout the tournament.
Anyone attempting to enter with a fraudulent event pass will be denied entry and may be subject to criminal trespass arrest. Anyone found with a fraudulent pass inside the facility will be removed and will be subject to criminal trespass arrest.