STI College Las Pinas is the top team of Luzon 1 and will advance to the second round together with STI College Global City and STI College Bacoor.
STI College Santa Rosa is the top team of Luzon 2 and will advance to the second round with STI College Balayan.
STI College Novaliches tops Luzon 3 by beating STI College Balagtas which will likewise advance to the second round. STI College Cubao and STI College Caloocan will also advance since they are the 2nd and 3rd wildcard entries.
STI College Ortigas-Cainta tops Luzon 4 and will be joined by STI College Fairview. STI College Tanay on the other hand is the top wildcard entry and will also advance to the second round.
Favored to be the first STI NVL Champs is Luzon 5 top team STI College Sta. Maria. Also advancing is another Bulacan school STI College Malolos.
STI College Calamba tops Luzon 6 while STI College San Pablo is not far behind at second. Both teams will advance to the second round.
STI West Negros University is the first Visayas leg top team of the NVL and will advance to the National finals.
STI Malaybalay is the surprise top team of Mindanao 1 by virtue of their win over STI College Zamboanga. They are the lone team advancing to the second round to determine the Mindanao champion.
STI College Koronadal is on top of Mindanao 2 by sweeping the eliminations. They advance to the second round to dispute with STI Malaybalay the lone Mindanao entry to the National Finals.