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Filing a Complaint

All members agree to abide by the policies, regulations, and procedures of USA Volleyball and the Puget Sound Region.  The policies, regulations, and procedures are described in USA Volleyball Official Guidebook, as well as in various Puget Sound Region manuals which are available through the region website.

Codes

The USA Volleyball Expectations, PSR Member Expectations, Club Code of Conduct, Tournament Director Code of Conduct, and Spectator/Parent Code of Conduct contained herein. 

Enforcement

The commissioner of the region is responsible for enforcing the policies, regulations, and procedures.  The process of enforcement has 4 steps: filing complaint, investigation, adjudication, and appeal. Any sanction or penalty levied by the commissioner may be appealed per the procedures set forth herein.

Filing a Complaint

Only members have the right to file complaints against or report misconduct by any member for violating the policies, regulations, and procedures of the region or USAV.  Any complaint or report of misconduct, not involving a claim of sexual misconduct, must (1) be filed within fourteen (14) days of the occurrence; and (2) filed using the USAV Incident Reporting Form.  Claims involving sexual misconduct may be filed as soon as brought forward by the complainant and must be filed using the USAV Incident Reporting Form or filed directly with the US Center for SafeSport.  The US Center for SafeSport has jurisdiction for all claims of sexual misconduct. 

For more detailed information regarding the complaint process review the Junior Division Manual.

CLICK on the appropriate link below to file a complaint

Other Forms of Misconduct Report Form

This form will be used exclusively to notice the commissioner of reports of misconduct to include physical misconduct, emotional misconduct, bullying, hazing, and/or harassment.  Reports are submitted through USAV and then forwarded to the appropriate region.  By submitting the form, you are giving permission to USA Volleyball's SafeSport Program staff to contact you.  Although USA Volleyball accepts anonymous reporting, the region may be limited in the ability to investigate.  Refer to the Puget Sound Region Junior Division Handbook for more information regarding the complaint filing procedures.  

Sexual Misconduct Report Form

This form will be used exclusively to report sexual misconduct to the U.S. Center for SafeSport.  Reports are submitted through U.S. Center for SafeSport and then notice is given to USAV and the appropriate region.  By submitting the form, you are giving permission to USA Volleyball's SafeSport Program staff to contact you.