Great American Volleyball - Event Details

July 26 - 28, 2018
Beach Volleyball Event
July 26 - 28, 2018
2831 Boardwalk, Atlantic City, NJ

2018 Volley America Junior Nationals

Divisions: Boys 18 & Under; Boys 16 & Under; Boys 14 & Under; Girls 18 & Under Advanced; Girls 18 & Under; Girls 16 & Under Advanced; Girls 16 & Under; Girls 14 & Under Advanced; Girls 14 & Under; Girls 12 & Under;

Register for this Event

Additional Information:


(Flyaway Tournament winners will win a paid trip to VA Junior Nationals!) Please NOTE: Anyone is welcome to play in the Club Divisions of VA Nationals!  The Open/Advanced Division is held for Bid and Flyaway Winners ONLY! 

2/17/18 Beach Elite- Huntington, CA (Bid)

2/25/18 East End Volleyball- Clearwater, FL (Bid)

3/17/18 Beach South Volleyball- NC (Bid)

3/18/18 Beach Elite- Huntington, CA (Bid)

3/31/18 Grand Sands- Loveland, OH (Bid)

4/15/18 Wilmington Volleyball Series- Wilmington, NC (Bid)

4/21/18 East End Volleyball - Siesta Key, FL (Bid)

4/21/18 Beach Elite- Huntington, CA (Bid)

4/21/18 Eastside Volleyball, NC (Bid)

4/22/18 Tidewater Volleyball - Virginia Beach, VA (Bid)

5/06/18 Tidewater Volleyball - Virginia Beach, VA (Bid)

5/12/18 Sandstorm Volleyball - Vero Beach, FL (Bid)

5/13/18 BeVolley - Treasure Island, FL (Bid)

5/19/18 Grand Sands- Loveland, OH (Flyaway 12U &16U) 

5/26/18 Beach Elite - Huntington, CA (Flyaway)

6/03/18 Great American Volleyball- Atlantic City, NJ (Bid)- RESCHEDULED FROM 5/27

6/03/18 Relentless Beach Volleyball- Carlsbad, CA (Flyaway)

6/03/18 East End Volleyball - NY (Bid)

6/09/18 Birmingham Beach Volleyball- Hoover, AL (Bid)

6/09/18 C2 Attack Volleyball - Hendersonville, TN (Bid)

6/10/18 Great American Volleyball - Point Pleasant, NJ (Bid)

6/10/18 C2 Attack Volleyball - Hendersonville, TN (Bid)

6/10/18 Beach York Bash - York, PA (Flyaway)

6/13/18 VB Beach - Boca Raton, FL (Bid)

6/16/18 Eastside Volleyball, NC (Flyaway)

6/16/18 Westerly Volleyball/South County Juniors- Westerly, RI (Bid)

6/16/18 PRIME Sand Volleyball - Gages Lake, IL (Bid)

6/16/18 Beach South Volleyball- NC (Flyaway)

6/17/18 Great American Volleyball- NJ (Bid)

6/23/18 Sandstorm Volleyball - FL (Flyaway 12u,16u)

6/23/18 TMP Volleyball - MN (Flyaway Girls)

6/24/18 TMP Volleyball - MN (Flyaway Boys)

6/23/18 Paradise Ocean Club Beach Volleyball - Hampton, VA (Bid)

6/30/18 Paradise Ocean Club Beach Volleyball - Hampton, VA (Bid)

6/30/18 TMP Volleyball - MN (Bid)

6/30/18 C2 Attack/Vollis Beach - Hermitage, TN (Flyaway) 

7/01/18 First Coast Volleyball - St. Augustine, FL (Flyaway) 

7/01/18 East End Volleyball - NY (Flyaway)

7/01/18 Tampa Bay Beach Bums - Singer Island, FL (Flyaway)

7/01/18 Sandbox Volleyball - CT (Flyaway)

7/08/18 Great American Volleyball - NJ (Flyaway)

7/08/18 PRIME Sand Volleyball - Lisle, IL (Flyaway)

Flyaway Winner Details:

+Awarded to the 1st place team in Boys 18U/16U and Girls 18U/16U/14U/12U

+There must be a minimum of 6 teams in the division for the trip to be awarded

+Flyaway events still award bids for Girls 18U/16U/14U according to the information below

+What do you win?

  • Team (of 2) entry into the VA Junior Nationals Tournament

  • Travel reimbursement up to $200 per player for all travel fees incurred

  • Lodging reimbursement for $200 per team at the host hotel

  •   Bid Tournament - Winners will be given a bid to play in the Open/Advanced Division at Junior Nationals (applies to Girls 14U, 16U & 18U only) To qualify to play in the Open/Advanced Division, at least ONE player from each team has to have won the bid.
      • 5+ teams- 1st place earns bid

      • 8+ teams- 1st & 2nd place earn bids

      • 12+ teams- 1st, 2nd & 3rd place (two 3rds) teams earn bids

      • 20+ teams- 1st, 2nd, 3rd (two 3rds) & 5th place (four 5ths) teams earn bids

        Girls 18U, 16U, and 14U will have two divisions: Advanced and Club.

        Bids will be required to play in the Advanced Divisions.

        Any team may register for the Club Divisions.

        Bids are not required for Girls 12U and all Boys divisions.

    • Colleges Attending:
      Florida Atlantic University
      Houston Baptist University
      University of South Carolina
      Georgia State University
      Cal Poly
      Louisiana State University (LSU)
      Stevenson University
      Grand Canyon University
      Tulane University
      University of New Orleans
      St. Leo University
      University of Alabama - Birmingham
      Missouri State University

        *Every player needs a Sand Recruits Number use discount code SHOWCASE2018

          *Fill out the Collegiate Showcase Form (this is vital if you want your information to be distributed to the college coaches)

          Schedule of Events

          Wednesday, July 25

          Collegiate Coaches Clinics for Players- Top collegiate coaches host a players clinics! Clinics run by: 

          • Moritz Moritz - University of South Carolina
          • Joe Rich - Grand Canyon University
          • Erik Peterson - St Leo University
          • Wayne Holly - Tulane University
          • Terri Del Conte- Missouri State University
          • Niatha Cullen - University of Alabama Birmingham
          • Cameron Sitler- Houston Baptist University

          2 Sessions- Each Session will be unique in the drills and focuses. You must register in advance.  

          Coaches Clinics for Coaches!

          Are you a club coach?  This is your opportunity to really learn from the best!  Join Beach Nation featuring Todd Rogers, as they host a coaches clinic for coaches! Presented by Beach Nation, Volley America and Relentless Showcases. Come learn the nuts and bolts of how to coach beach volleyball and run a program from many of the Top coaches in the US - including Todd Rogers - Olympic Gold Medalist and Head Coach of Cal Poly

          Including Drills, practice planning, training, terminology, pairs ideas and more.

           Event will feature :

          Tuesday, July 24th - Classroom Session 6pm-8pm (Tropicana) 

          Wednesday, July 25th - 2 Clinics with College Coaches teaching on court drills. 9am-11:30am, 2pm-4:30pm and Q and A. At the Courts in Front of the Tropicana 

          Both days - $150

          Wednesday only - $125


          Thursday, July 26

          DAY 1- VA Junior Nationals Tournament/Collegiate Showcase

          8:00am- Pool Play ALL Divisions

          6:00pm-10:00pm Volley America Junior Nationals Dinner- Q&A with college coaches, dinner and more! (included in tournament entry fee for Girls 14u, 16u, 18 ONLY. All others must purchase a ticket by July 10th)

          Friday, July 27

          DAY 2- VA Junior Nationals Tournament/Collegiate Showcase

          • 8:30am Playoffs & Finals for All Boys Divisions and Girls 12U

          • Challenge Rounds for some teams to determine brackets (Gold, Silver, Bronze) Girls 14,16,18 

          • Double Elimination Playoffs for Girls 14u, 16u, 18u

          Saturday, July 28

          DAY 3- VA Junior Nationals Tournament/Collegiate Showcase

          • 9:00am Semi-Finals & Finals for Girls 18U, 16U, 14U Divisions

          Fees and Inclusions:

          Girls 14,16,18 Divisions Entry Fee- $220/team- REGISTER! To be eligible to play in the Advanced Division, players must earn a bid.  ALL are welcome to play in the standard division.  

          This includes:

          • 3 day tournament play

          • Collegiate Showcase - skills testing prior to the start of the tournament, player information is provided to the collegiate coaches

          • Entry (each player) to the Volley America Nationals Dinner on Thursday, July 26 @ 6:00pm. Parents and/or Coaches may purchase tickets separately in advance

          • Tournament t-shirt

          • Medals for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners

          • Water and fruit in the players' tents

          ALL Boys(18u,16u,14u) and Girls 12u Divisions Entry Fee- $120

          • 2 day tournament play

          • Tournament t-shirt

          • Medals for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners

          • Water and fruit in the players' tents

            Host Hotel Info

            *Tropicana(closest to the event and recommended hotel)*

                 Address2831 Boardwalk, Atlantic City, NJ 08401

                Room rates: $125 weekday (7/24-7/26)
                                  $175 Friday (7/27)
                    Use Room Code: Volley America Junior Nationals

            Showboat - This hotel is located at the north end of the AC boardwalk and is NOT in walking distance of the tournament.  

            Address: 801 Boardwalk, Atlantic City, NJ 08401
            Phone: (609) 487-4600 for reservations or click here to book!
            Discount Code is: GAV718
            Rooms rates are as follows:

            Tue      July 24  $109

            Wed    July 25   $109

            Thur    July 26   $109

            Fri       July 27   $139

            Sat      July 28   $139


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