Frequently Asked QuestionsThis is the Northern Virginia Independent Athletic Conference (NVIAC) Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) page. Look here first if you have any questions about the NVIAC teams or any aspect of the league. If you don't see a question/answer here, send the questions (and an answer if you've found one) to the webmaster (email@example.com), we can get them added to this page and the next time the answer will be here. (Asterisk indicates the question was updated less than a week ago. Hover over the Question to see the date and time of the most recent update.)
Q: What is NVIAC's Purpose? (Updated: 3/25/14 1:37 pm)
Q: What schools make up the NVIAC? (Updated: 10/30/11 8:49 pm)
Q: To whom do we address concerns, compliments or complaints? (Updated: 3/25/14 1:35 pm)
(NOTE: If the feedback involves the website, please send your email to firstname.lastname@example.org. If the matter needs to be referred to the Executive Board, the webmaster will do so and let you know). If you are not satisfied with the results, there are steps to take in resolving conflicts in the NVIAC Procedure Manual, Article I, Section 2:
SECTION 2 -- APPEAL PROCESS
All participants should weigh their actions in light of the NVIAC Code of Conduct. All have signed onto our League's Code of Conduct as members and should use it to guide all of their actions, including conflict resolution.
All grievances should first be dealt with at the coach/AD level between the affected parties, prior to being brought before the Executive Committee.
For Tournament play the Tournament Director shall review any tournament grievance prior to bringing it to the Executive Committee.
For grievances that have been discussed but cannot be resolved, the next level of appeal is the Executive Committee.
Correspond with any member of the Executive Committee and present all particulars
The Executive Committee will meet, decide on the next course of action, and correspond with the parties involved to arrange resolution.
Finally, if wish to personally contact the President of NVIAC, click on the Contact Us link and your comment or question will go directly to the current President.
Q: What is the NVIAC Procedure Manual and how does it relate to the Constitution? (Updated: 3/25/14 1:39 pm)
Q: What is the NVIAC Code of Conduct? (Updated: 3/25/14 1:41 pm)
In addition, coaches must inform all officials prior to the start of every game, as per the NVIAC Constitution, Article V, Section 2, "Prior to the start of each game, coaches of both teams must together inform the referees of the NVIAC's code of conduct." For that purpose, there are 5"x7" NVIAC Code of Conduct placards on that page.
Q: What is the Godly Character trophy? (Updated: 3/25/14 1:42 pm)
NOTE: For coaches, there's an aid for keeping track of the their evaluations of teams as they play: the Godly Character Sportsmanship Evaluation Sheet spreadsheet can be downloaded from the NVIAC Forms page
Q: What rules govern NVIAC play? (Updated: 3/25/14 1:43 pm)
Q: What are the ages and grades for Middle School and Varsity team? (Updated: 3/25/14 1:44 pm)
Q: Is it true that a soccer player cannot play in the next game if he or she gets a red card? (Updated: 3/18/16 12:52 pm)
Q: How does the site work? (Updated: 10/30/11 8:35 pm)
Q: Where can I find a list of all games played? (Updated: 8/30/12 5:37 pm)
This table is sortable -- click on any column heading to sort on that column. While you can verify the games on the Standings grid at the top of the page, you can get a vertical list of games played in this table -- it may make it easier to search for a missing game. First click on the W column and check off the games on the team's list of games won. Then click on the L column and check off the games on the team's list of games lost.
Q: How can I view the NVIAC pages on my smartphone? (Updated: 11/6/14 7:17 pm)
http://nviac.com/sp.htm (click this link, or the image below, to open the page in a new window)
will take you to a page optimized for the small screen of your smart phone. (NOTE: The NVIAC website is already tablet-accessible.)
The Standings page, shows the current season's games only:
when you click on a current game, you will see the Mini-Standings page for that team. Note that from this page, you can view the Micro Standings page, or go the Full Standings page, as desired.