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Gee-Gees team photo with tournament trophy.
2014 Gee-Gees team, tournament champions

The Gee-Gees Pre-Season Classic has been running continuously since 1983. The 2019 edition will take place October 4-6 at Montpetit Hall with ten teams expected. In recent years, the tournament has consistently featured teams from all four U SPORTS conferences, with conference champions and Top Ten teams among them. The 2019 tournament is presented by VSP, Mizuno, and the Holiday Inn.

2019 Pre-Season Classic at a Glance:

GARNET POOL:

Ottawa, McMaster, Manitoba, Memorial, UQAM

GREY POOL:

Dalhousie, Guelph, McGill, Toronto, Sherbrooke

Tournament championship game: Sunday at 1:30 p.m.



FRIDAY OCT 4 -  POOL PLAY – 2 OUT OF 3 SET MATCHES

(3 sets guaranteed, 2-0 or 2-1 wins/losses will count in standings)

11 a.m. OTTAWA 2 – Memorial 0 (25-22, 25-16) / Guelph 2 – Dalhousie 0 (25-18, 26-24)

1 p.m. Manitoba 2 - McMaster 1 (24-26, 25-20, 25-19) / Toronto 2 – McGill 1 (20-25, 25-16, 25-28)

3 p.m. UQAM 2 – Memorial 0 (25-20, 25-20) / Dalhousie 2 – Sherbrooke 1 (24-26, 25-17, 25-18)

5 p.m. Manitoba 2 – OTTAWA 1 (25-18, 19-25, 27-25) / McGill 2 – Guelph 0 (25-12, 28-26)

7 p.m. UQAM 2 – McMaster 1 (15-25, 25-23, 25-14) / Shebrooke 2 – Toronto 1 (15-25, 25-20, 25-19)


SATURDAY OCT 5 - POOL PLAY –2 OUT OF 3 SET MATCHES

(3 sets guaranteed, 2-0 or 2-1 wins/losses will count in standings) 

10 a.m. Manitoba 2 – Memorial 1 (25-17, 19-25, 25-14) / Dalhousie 2 – McGill 1 (21-25, 25-21, 25-22)

12 p.m. OTTAWA 2 – UQAM 0 (25-20, 28-26) / Guelph 2 – Sherbrooke 0 (25-18, 25-20)

2 p.m. McMaster 2 – Memorial 0 (25-21, 25-21) / Dalhousie 2 – Toronto 1 (25-23, 21-25, 25-19)

4 p.m. Manitoba 2 – UQAM 0 (25-23, 25-15) / McGill 2 – Sherbrooke 1 (21-25, 25-15, 25-22)

6 p.m. McMaster 2 – OTTAWA 1 (20-25, 25-28, 25-8) / Guelph 2 – Toronto 1 (21-25, 27-25, 26-24)

 

SUNDAY – OCT 6 - PLAYOFF ROUND – 3 OUT OF 5 SET MATCHES 

9:30 a.m. Toronto 3 - Memorial 0 (25-16, 25-20, 25-17)

11:30 a.m. UQAM 3 - Sherbrooke 0 (25-19, 25-19, 28-26) / McGill 3 - McMaster 1 (25-15, 16-25, 25-20, 25-17)

1:30 p.m. Dalhousie 3 - OTTAWA 0 (25-19, 25-20, 25-10) / Manitoba 3 - Guelph 1 (20-25, 25-21, 25-18, 25-19)

 

FINAL STANDINGS:

Champions: Manitoba

Silver: Guelph

Bronze: Dalhousie

4th: Ottawa

5th: McGill

6th: McMaster

7th: UQAM

8th: Sherbrooke

9th: Toronto

10th: Memorial

 

2019 MVP:

Kearley Abbott - Manitoba

 

2019 ALL-STARS:

Kara Hayes – Ottawa - #3

Courtney Baker – Dalhousie #10

Allison Alcock – Manitoba #8

Ivy Gibson – Guelph #14

Tara Tanasijevic – Guelph #16

 

PAST CHAMPIONS:

McMaster 6
McGill 5
Manitoba 4
Sherbrooke 4
Ottawa 3
Guelph 2
Toronto 1
Montréal 1
Winnipeg 1
York 1
Laval 1
UBCO 1
Concordia 1

 

2019 Manitoba / 2018 Toronto / 2017 McMaster / 2016 UBCO / 2015 McMaster / 2014 Ottawa / 2013 McMaster / 2012 Ottawa / 2011 McGill / 2010 Guelph / 2009 McGill / 2008 Manitoba / 2007 Sherbrooke / 2006 McGill / 2005 Sherbrooke / 2004 McMaster / 2003 Montréal / 2002 McGill / 2001 cancelled due to weather / 2000 McGill / 1999 / 1998 Guelph / 1997 McMaster / 1996 Concordia / 1995 McMaster / 1994 Ottawa / 1993 Sherbrooke / 1992 Manitoba / 1991 / 1990 Manitoba / 1989 Laval /1988 Winnipeg / 1987 Sherbrooke / 1986 / 1985 York / 1984 uOttawa Alumni Team / 1983

We look forward to seeing everyone at the 2020 Pre-Season Classic.