2018 Junior Nationals

July 25-28, 2018

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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 (applies ONLY if traveling from home state to NJ OR a comparable distance)

      • 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
      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
          • Todd Rogers- Cal Poly
          • Beth Van Fleet - Georgia State 
          • Erik Peterson - St Leo University
          • Wayne Holly - Tulane University
          • 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 20th)

          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 swag

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

          • Water and fruit in the players' tents

          ALL Boys(18u,16u,14u) and Girls 12u Divisions Entry Fee- $120
          • 2 day tournament play

          • Tournament swag

          • 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