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Why Attend Convention?   

  • Watch the best women’s collegiate volleyball in the land as well as outstanding officials.
  • Network with the top professionals in our field, and get to know some great new officiating friends.
  • Engage in a great line-up of educational sessions. A guarantee to better officiating.
  • Reward yourself with a really fun way to end your season!

Interested in Speaking?   

  • PAVO is seeking presenters for this year's convention.  Please complete the Speaker/Presenter Proposal if you are interested.

  • Schedule of Events (Draft)

    Session Summaries (coming soon!)

    Local Information


    Registration Details 

    NOTE: If you are the Chair of a PAVO Affiliated Board, an NCAA DI Conference Coordinator, or a member of the PAVO Hall of Fame, you can register using the Register Now button above.  

    2019 PAVO Officials Convention Online Registration - REGISTER NOW!

    •  Contact PAVO Help at PAVOhelp@gmail.com if you experience technical issues with your registration.

    •  Contact Miki Kennedy at pavo@pavo.org or (855) 914-8225 if you have questions about the Convention.

    Choose from two (2) registration packages:

      PAVO Members
    on or before
    11/15/19
    PAVO Members
    after
    11/15/19

    Non-PAVO Members
    on or before
    11/15/19
    Non-PAVO Members
    after
    11/15/19
    Full-Convention Registration*  $250.00 $300.00 $300.00 $325.00
    Includes all PAVO sessions and AVCA Marketplace admittance (dates and times TBA).

    * Requests for convention registration refunds received on or before December 1 will be charged a $25.00 service fee.
    * Requests for convention registration refunds received after December 1 will be charged a $40.00 service fee.

      PAVO Members
    on or before
    11/15/19 
    PAVO Members
    after
    11/15/19
    Non-PAVO Members
    on or before
    11/15/19
    Non-PAVO Members
    after
    11/15/19
    Mini-Convention Registration* $175.00 $200.00 $175.00 $200.00
    Includes PAVO Social and Semifinal Analysis on Friday evening and all Saturday sessions.
    * Requests for convention registration refunds received on or before December 1 will be charged a $25.00 service fee.
    * Requests for convention registration refunds received after December 1 will be charged a $40.00 service fee.

    Extras and Options  

    NCAA Championship Match Tickets**
    Thursday, December 19 (Semifinals) and
    Saturday, December 21 (Championship)

    Price $102 / set

    Tickets are not included with convention registration.
    Each set of tickets includes one ticket for the semifinal matches and one ticket for the championship match.
    Limited quantity available.
    Non-registrants may not place ticket orders through PAVO.

    AVCA/Jostens Coaches Honors Luncheon
    Thursday, December 19
    12:00 pm to 2:00 pm

    Price $45 / ticket

    Location TBA

    AVCA All-America/Players-of-the-Year Banquet
    Friday, December 20
    10:45 am to 12:45 pm

    Price $45 / ticket

    Location TBA

    PAVO Guest Attendance
    Friday, December 20
    6:30 pm to 10:00 pm

    Price $45 / ticket

    PAVO Social and Semifinal Analysis.
    Required for NON-convention registrants only, maximum of TWO per registrant.
    ** NOTE: NCAA match tickets are NOT refundable under any circumstances.

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    Hotel Accommodations

    Please note the CANCELLATION POLICY of each hotel.

    Omni William Penn Hotel (PAVO Headquarters) | BOOK NOW*
    Located two blocks and a 5-7 minute walk from the David L. Lawrence Convention Center.
    530 William Penn Place
    Pittsburgh, PA  15219
    412-281-7100

    Rate: $132/night + tax for single/double/triple/quad occupancy

    BOOK NOW – Omni William Penn Hotel Pittsburgh (Double rooms sold out on 12/18; King rooms available on all dates)
    For call-in reservations contact the Omni reservation line at 888-444-6664 and ask for the American Volleyball Coaches Association rate.
    * The AVCA block at the Omni William Penn includes complimentary internet access in all guest rooms.
    CANCELLATION POLICY - Attendees who reserve rooms at the Omni William Penn will have their credit card charged for one night room and tax in the event of cancelling the reservation.
     
    NEW! Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh Downtown | BOOK NOW*
    Located .7 miles and a 15 minute walk from the David L. Lawrence Convention Center. Wyndham offers complimentary shuttle service within a 3-mile radius.
    600 Commonwealth Place
    Pittsburgh, PA  15222
    412-391-4600

    Rate: $119/night + tax for single/double/triple/quad occupancy

    BOOK NOW – Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh
    For call-in reservations contact the Wyndham reservation line at 412-391-4600 and ask for Reservations and the American Volleyball Coaches Association rate.  The deadline to reserve at the discounted rate is December 5.
    * The AVCA block at the Wyndham includes complimentary internet access in all guest rooms.
    CANCELLATION POLICY - Attendees who reserve rooms at the Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh will have their credit card charged for one night room and tax in the event of cancelling the reservation.
     
    Kimpton Hotel Monaco Pittsburgh | BOOK NOW*
    Located two blocks and a 5-7 minute walk from the David L. Lawrence Convention Center.
    620 William Penn Place
    Pittsburgh, PA  15219
    412-471-1170

    Rate: $129/night + tax for single/double/triple/quad occupancy

    BOOK NOW – Kimpton Hotel Monaco Pittsburgh (Double rooms sold out)
    For call-in reservations contact the Kimpton reservation line at 866-856-1826 and ask for the 2019 AVCA Convention rate.
    * The AVCA block at the Kimpton Hotel Monaco includes complimentary internet access in all guest rooms.
    CANCELLATION POLICY - Attendees who reserve rooms at the Kimpton Hotel Monaco will have their credit card charged for one night room and tax in the event of cancelling the reservation.
     
    Drury Plaza Pittsburgh Downtown | BOOK NOW*
    Located one block and a 3-5 minute walk from the David L. Lawrence Convention Center
    745 Grant Street
    Pittsburgh, PA  15219
    412-281-2900

    Rate: $124/night + tax for deluxe single/double/triple/quad occupancy
             $139/night + tax for 2-queen bed suite

    BOOK NOW – Drury Plaza Pittsburgh Downtown (Double rooms sold out)
    For call-in reservations contact the Drury reservation line at 800-325-0720 and ask for group number 2313512 to receive the discounted rate.
    * The AVCA block at the Drury Plaza includes complimentary hot breakfast, 5:30 PM Kickback food/beverages, and internet access in all guest rooms.
    CANCELLATION POLICY - Attendees who reserve rooms at the Drury Plaza Pittsburgh Downtown will have their credit card charged for one night room and tax in the event of cancelling the reservation.
     
    The Westin Pittsburgh (AVCA Headquarters) | BOOK NOW*
    Located next to the David L. Lawrence Convention Center and connected by a pedestrian walkway.
    1000 Penn Avenue
    Pittsburgh, PA  15222
    412-281-3700

    Rate: $134/night + tax for single/double/triple/quad occupancy

    BOOK NOW – The Westin Pittsburgh (Sold out Wednesday and Thursday, 12/18-12/19; Double rooms sold out)
    For call-in reservations contact the Westin reservation line at 800-228-3000 and ask for the American Volleyball Coaches Association rate.
    * The AVCA block at the Westin Pittsburgh includes complimentary internet access in all guest rooms.
    CANCELLATION POLICY - Attendees who reserve rooms at the Westin Pittsburgh will have their credit card charged for one night room and tax in the event of cancelling the reservation.
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Attractions and Entertainment    


Visit www.visitpittsburgh.com for more information on what to see and do while visiting Pittsburgh.

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Direct Convention questions to Miki Kennedy, Member Services, PAVO Central Office at pavo@pavo.org or (855) 914-8225.

Direct technical issues to PAVOhelp@gmail.com.