Posted On: 01/6/18 1:02 PM

This weekend marks the start of the tournament schedule in the USAV Great Plains Region. Although it is a very light schedule, the 9-team Mizuno Premier Showcase 17/18 Gold Division Tournament at The Courts in Southwest Omaha will feature some of the state’s top teams.

The tournament is slated to start with pool play at 8 a.m. with tournament play beginning at roughly 11-11:30 a.m. The Courts is located at 8930 S. 137th Circle in Omaha. Admission is $5 for those 18 and older, $3 for ages 12-17 and those under 12 are free.

The nine teams are divided into three pools of three for round-robin play. The top two teams from each pool will advance to the single-elimination championship tournament while the third-place teams in each pool will play in a consolation round-robin against each other.

Here is a look at how each of the pools breakdown.

Pool A: Nebraska Elite 181 MOAB, Performance 17 NIKE, Premier 15 Gold.

Match to Watch: Elite 181 MOAB vs. Premier 15 Gold. This has the potential to be a really fun and competitive match. In a lot of ways, it’s the old guard against the new guard. MOAB is basically the Omaha

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