Dates and site — Monday-Thursday at Camp Zama, Japan.Participating teams — Osan Cougars, Daegu Warriors, Humphreys Blackhawks, Gyeonggi Suwon International Knights, Robert D. Edgren Eagles, Matthew C. Perry Samurai, E.J. King Cobras, Zama Trojans, Sacred Heart Symbas.Returning All-Far East players — Ra’mecca Rasun, Humphreys; Andrea Carandang, Osan.Format — Pool-play matches, hour-long two-set matches, first two days. Modified double-elimination playoff with consolation, best-of-five sets, last two days.Schedule of events — Pool-play matches begin at 9 a.m. Monday and 8 a.m. Tuesday, last matches 5 p.m. both days. Elimination matches begin at 8 a.m. Wednesday and Thursday. Championship match at noon Thursday, with “if-necessary” match to follow.
ScheduleMonday’s matchesRound robin Osan vs. Daegu, 9 a.m. Edgren vs. Perry, 9 a.m. Zama vs. Osan, 10 a.m. Humphreys vs. King, 10 a.m. Gyeonggi Suwon vs. Humphreys, 11 a.m. Sacred Heart vs. Edgren, 11 a.m. King vs. Sacred Heart, noon Daegu vs. Zama, noon Gyeonggi Suwon vs. Zama, 2 p.m. King vs. Daegu, 2 p.m. Perry vs. Osan, 3 p.m. Humphreys vs. Sacred Heart, 3 p.m. Zama vs. Edgren, 4 p.m. Perry vs. King, 4 p.m. Daegu vs. Edgren, 5 p.m. Sacred Heart vs. Gyeonggi Suwon, 5 p.m. Gyeonggi Suwon vs. Perry, 6 p.m. Humphreys vs. Osan, 6 p.m.Tuesday’s matchesRound robin King vs. Gyeonggi Suwon, 8 a.m. Zama vs. Humphreys, 8 a.m. Daegu vs. Sacred Heart, 9 a.m. Osan vs. Edgren, 9 a.m. Perry vs. Humphreys, 10 a.m. Zama vs. King, 10 a.m. Osan vs. Gyeonggi Suwon, 11 a.m. Perry vs. Daegu, 11 a.m. Edgren vs. King, 1 p.m. Humphreys vs. Daegu, 1 p.m. Edgren vs. Humphreys, 2 p.m. Sacred Heart vs. Perry, 2 p.m. Daegu vs. Gyeonggi Suwon, 3 p.m. Sacred Heart vs. Zama, 3 p.m. Zama vs. Perry, 4 p.m. King vs. Osan, 4 p.m. Osan vs. Sacred Heart, 5 p.m. Gyeonggi Suwon vs. Edgren, 5 p.m.Wednesday and ThursdayDouble-elimination playoffs Teams TBD