Family Jules Crowned Winners of Topspin Volleyball’s final tournament of 2011.



Eight teams participated in Topspin Volleyball’s final co-ed 6s indoor volleyball tournament on Sunday, December 11th.

Seven local teams and one team travelling from Courtney participated in the one day tournament. “The calibre and height of the players seem to get higher and higher as we move into the third year of hosting indoor co-ed 6s tournaments” says Bruce Kwan, one to the organizers for Topspin Volleyball.

“We had several former college players from Malaspina College, Camosun College, and even a player who participated with the Team Canada Men’s Volleyball team in the recent 2011 Pan Am Games playing in this tournament. Needless to say, the level of competition was quite high”, says Kwan. The final match went to three sets. Charles Parkinson, head coach of the Camosun College Men’s Volleyball program and former Team Canada Men’s Volleyball captain, watched his son Devon Parkinson help Family Jules to capture the tournament win with a third set final score of 15-13.

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Edward Bellrose’s Team putting up a block.

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Devon Parkinson spiking one past the block.

Team Family Jules (winners).



Tournament results:

1. Family Jules

2. Trevor Thor’s Team

3. Jasmine Kim’s Team

4. Edward Bellrose’s Team


1. Team James

2. Team Name

3. Team Smithers

4. Team Popoff

Topspin Volleyball ended its Fall 2011 indoor co-ed season on December 16th with 36 teams.

Finals standings:


1. 2 BABES & a BUNCH of UGLY; 2. Smoking Kills; 3. Washed Up; 4. Placement Killers.


1. Wok With Kent; 2. Friggin’ Diggin’; 3. Kongress; 4.Team Smithers; 5. Hey Man, What?.


1. Team Thor; 2. Team PaKman; 3. Crank ‘n Shank; 4. Mind Blowing Sets.


1. Smooth Moves; 2. Taryn Wong’s Team; 3. Mother Truckers; 4. Paul Ripley’s Team.


1. 50/50; 2. The Good, The Old and The Lazy; 3. The Slumdogs; 4. Ghost Volley.


1. Master of Bump Hits; 2. Wasted Talent; 3. Hit 4 Brains; 4. Disqualified; 5. Big Block Theory.


1. No Sets Before Marriage; 2. The Replacements; 3. Spank-opotamus; 4. Mean Chicks and the Blue Balls.


1. Freeballin; 2. Bumping Uglies; 3. Balls to The Walls; 4. Gumption; 5. Having Fun.

The Winter 2012 season will begin on Friday, January 13th. Topspin’s first co-ed 6s indoor volleyball tournament of 2012 is scheduled for Sunday, January 15th.

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