Large SchoolsEvent — 2010 Far East High School Girls Class AA (large schools) Volleyball Tournament.

Proponent — Department of Defense Dependents Schools-Pacific.

Dates — Nov. 8-13, 2010.

Sites — Falcon Gym, Seoul American High School, South Post, Yongsan Garrison; and Super Gym, Camp Humphreys, South Korea.

Host school — Seoul American High School.

Format — Pool play first day, 16 teams divided into four pools of four teams each. Division play second day for seeding in single-elimination tournament. First-place finishers in Monday’s play enter four-team Gold Division; second-place finishers enter four-team Silver Division; third-place finishers enter four-team Bronze Division; fourth-place finishers enter four-team Copper Division. Single-elimination tournament with consolation last four days.

Schedule of events — Opening ceremony 7:30 a.m. Monday, Falcon Gym, Seoul American High School. Pool-play matches 8 a.m.-7 p.m. Pools A and B at Falcon Gym and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Pools C and D at Super Gym on Monday. Division-play matches 8 a.m.-7 p.m. Gold and Bronze Divisions at Falcon Gym, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Silver and Copper Divisions at Super Gym on Tuesday. Single-elimination with consolation matches 8 a.m.-6 p.m. at Falcon Gym and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Super Gym on Wednesday, then from 8 a.m. Thursday-Saturday at Falcon Gym. Semifinal matches start at 3 p.m. Friday, championship at 3 p.m. Saturday. Closing ceremony 15 minutes after championship match ends.

Participating teams — Pool A, John F. Kennedy Islanders, Upper Tumon, Guam; Christian Academy Japan Knights, Tokyo; Seoul American Falcons; Southern Dolphins, Santa Rita, Guam. Pool B — American School In Japan Mustangs, Tokyo; Academy of Our Lady of Guam Cougars, Hagatna, Guam; Guam High Panthers, Agana Heights, Guam; Kubasaki Dragons, Camp Foster, Okinawa. Pool C — Faith Academy Vanguards, Rizal, Philippines; Kadena Panthers, Kadena Air Base, Okinawa; Seisen International Phoenix, Tokyo; Simon Sanchez Sharks, Yigo, Guam. Pool D — George Waashington Geckos, Mangilao, Guam; Nile C. Kinnick Red Devils, Yokosuka Naval Base, Japan; Notre Dame Royals, Talofofo, Guam; Yokota Panthers, Yokota Air Base, Japan.

Returning DODDS Pacific All-Far East player — Destinee Harrison, Seoul American.

Awards — Trophies to top six, individual medals to players on top three teams, Most Valuable Player, 12 All-Tournament selections, Team Sportsmanship Award.

Past winnersFar East High School Girls Class AA (large schools) Volleyball Tournament Champions1976—Wagner, Clark Air Base, Philippines1977—International School of Manila1978—International School of Manila1979—Zama American, Japan1980—International School of Manila1981—Zama American, Japan1982—International School of Manila1983—Seisen International, Tokyo1984—George Washington, Guam1985—St. Maur International, Japan1986—American School In Japan1987—American School In Japan1988—Zama American, Japan1989—Academy of Our Lady, Guam1990—Seisen International, Tokyo1991—American School In Japan1992—Academy of Our Lady, Guam1993—Seisen International, Tokyo1994—Academy of Our Lady, Guam1995—Academy of Our Lady, Guam1996—Academy of Our Lady, Guam1997—Zama American, Japan1998—Academy of Our Lady, Guam1999—Academy of Our Lady, Guam2000—St. John’s, Guam2001—Christian Academy In Japan2002—Southern, Guam2003—Academy of Our Lady, Guam2004—Academy of Our Lady, Guam2005—Christian Academy In Japan2006—American School In Japan2007—Christian Academy In Japan2008—American School In Japan2009—Christian Academy Japan

Small schoolsEvent — 2010 Far East High School Girls Class A (small schools) Volleyball Tournament.

Proponent — Department of Defense Dependents Schools-Pacific.

Dates — Nov. 8-12, 2010.

Sites — Robert D. Edgren High School and Middle School gymnasiums, Potter Fitness Center, Misawa Air Base, Japan.

Host school — Robert D. Edgren High School, Misawa Air Base, Japan.

Format — Single round-robin, 10 teams in one pool, first two days. Double-elimination playoffs, all teams qualifying, last three days.

Schedule of events — Pre-tournament coaches’ meeting, 7 p.m. Sunday, Robert D. Edgren High School cafeteria. Opening ceremony 8:15 a.m. Monday, Robert D. Edgren High School gymnasium. Round-robin games 9:30 a.m. Monday-9 p.m. Tuesday, double-elimination playoffs 9 a.m. Wednesday until championship match, slated for 11 a.m. Friday with an “if necessary” match at 1:30 p.m., Robert D. Edgren High School and Potter Fitness Center. Closing ceremony 6 p.m. Friday, Misawa Air Base Officers’ Club.

Participating teams - Osan American Cougars, Osan Air Base, South Korea; Daegu American Warriors, Camp George, South Korea; E.J. King Cobras, Sasebo Naval Base, Japan; Matthew C. Perry Samurai, Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan; Robert D. Edgren Eagles, Misawa Air Base, Japan; Zama American Trojans, Camp Zama, Japan; Morrison Christian Academy Mustangs, Taichung, Taiwan; International School of the Sacred Heart Symbas, Tokyo; Yongsan International-Seoul Guardians; Okinawa Christian International Crusaders, Yomitan, Okinawa.

Returning DODDS Pacific All-Far East player — Kristina Bergman (three-time selection, two-time reigning Best Blocker), Daegu American.

Awards — Trophies to top three teams. Most Valuable Player, Best Hitter, Best Blocker, Best Server, Best Setter, Best Defender, 10 All-Tournament selections.

Past winnersFar East High School Girls Class A (small schools) Volleyball Tournament Champions1998—Seisen International, Tokyo1999—Christian Academy In Japan2000—Southern, Guam2001—Osan American, South Korea2002—Morrison Christian Academy, Taiwan2003—Faith Academy, Philippines2004—Notre Dame, Guam2005—Taegu American, South Korea2006—Morrison Christian Academy, Taiwan2007—Osan American, South Korea2008—Osan American, South Korea2009—Daegu American, South Korea

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