NAGVA has the option for a rated player to enter a tournament as a non-rated player if the player has not played in a NAGVA tournament for three consecutive years.  


You must officially request the three year inactivity re-rate from the Director of Eligibility in an email to, and courtesy copy the NAGVA Secretary at Please include your name and NAGVA number in the request. You will be notified by email when and if the request is granted, and you will be considered a non-rated player. 

New Rating

In the first tournament that you attend after the request is granted, you will be evaluated by the tournament regional commissioner and assigned a rating. If you are rated higher than the division you are playing, you will not be allowed to continue to play in that tournament unless your team chooses to play in the higher division.

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