Twelve teams from the Northwest and Southwest Class A High School divisions are in Hamilton this weekend, September 6 and 7, for the Tip-off Volleyball Tournament.

That's a lot of games with plenty of action on the Hamilton High School gym floor Friday and Saturday. Two matches will be played simultaneously in the gymnasium.

The Northwest teams - Columbia Falls, Polson, Frenchtown, Libby, Whitefish, and the Hamilton-Corvallis JVs will be matched up against the Southwest teams - Anaconda, Butte Central, Corvallis, Dillon, Hamilton and Stevensville.

Each match will be two games of 25 points, with a cap of 30 points. All teams play four matches on Friday and three matches on Saturday.

As the scores come in, the finals will be determined for that final session starting at 2:30 p.m. Saturday. There will be finishers in sixth through first place. The final match will be the #1 Northwest team against the #1 Southwest team, based on win-loss in the tournament.

The matches started at 9 a.m. Friday September 6 and continue until about 9 p.m., with the Saturday September 7 schedule starting at 8 a.m.

Admission (Each Day) is $5 for adults and $4 for students.