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Pacific American-News Journal

Kepakemapa - September 1996 Volume 2 Issue 9


Volleyball in “Grand” Style!

The Western Athletic Conference proudly presents the 1996 WAC Volleyball Championship Tournament, Nov. 26-30, at the MGM Grand Garden arena in Las Vegas. This tournament is an opportunity for volleyball fans to part of conference history as the WAC sponsors its first postseason volleyball championship.

The tournament will feature 12 of the 16 WAC teams in a seeded, single-elimination format showcasing some of the finest NCAA Division I women's volleyball talent in the nation.

The first-round matches will be played Nov. 26, with the quarterfinals Nov. 27, the semi-finals Nov. 29, and the champions match Nov. 30. The top four seeds will receive first-round byes and will begin competition Nov. 27.

The MGM Grand Garden is a 15,000 - seat facility that will be reconfigured to hold 7,000 WAC volleyball fans. It is part of the world's largest hotel complete - the massive MGM Grand in Las Vegas. The MGM Grand Hotel will also serve as the tournament headquarters for WAC teams, fans and media.

WAC volleyball teams competing in the newly-expanded league include: Air Force, Brigham Young, Colorado State, Fresno State, Hawai`i, UNLV, New Mexico, Rice, San Diego State, San Jose State, SMU, TCU, UTEP, Tulsa, Utah and Wyoming.

All Tournament Pass $30, Single-Session Tickets $8

MGM Grand “One Stop” line ticket & hotel reservations 1-800-929-1111

Special rate of $89 per night is being offered to WAC fans attending the volleyball tournament by requesting the “WAC Volleyball Champion Package.”

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