Mount Spikemore 2018

Clubs asked for an AAU Qualifying event so we are bringing one.  This year Mount Spikemore will be even bigger and better than last year.  Want to win a paid for bid to AAU Nationals in Orlando? Since Mount Spikemore is a AAU Grand-Prix winners get a paid bid for AAUs.  More exciting details for this event coming later this summer.

Date: February 17th-18th, 2018

Format
:  Pool Play Sat with AM and PM wave, playoffs Sunday.  Minimum of 4 matches guaranteed

Address: 261 Stars Way
Cartersville, GA 30121

Cost*:  $425 per team
* See our Alliance Program for club rebates and benefits

Registration: Opens on AES Oct. 1, 2018

 

OTHER DETAILS:

Schedule:

The schedule for the Mount Spikemore will be posted February 14th!

Players Requirements:
ALL PLAYERS MUST SIGN AN ELECTRONIC WAIVER. All athletes listed on the roster must have a valid uniform number. Athlete’s position is optional.

Waivers:
A link will bee coming out shortly that will need to be forwarded to each athlete/parent.
Coaches can look at the system and track which players have/have not signed by clicking on the number next to their team name. This will be verified at check-in.

      • Steps to follow to sign waiver:

        • Click on the LINK
          Scroll to bottom, accept/decline the waiver
          Click ‘ Enter Player Info Manually’
          Select your team

An athlete will not be allowed to compete if a waiver is not signed.

Check-In:
Friday night check in from 4:30 – 8 pm at the Champion Center. A representative from the club may check in more than one team if they would like.

Players Wristbands:
A  coach or team rep will pick-up the wristbands for each player. Each player is responsible for coordinating with their coach or team rep to receive their wristband. Each player will need a wristband to enter the playing area or will be required to purchase a new one. Players will not be issued a replacement band for lost or forgotten bands.

Guest Entry for FAMILY & FRIENDS:
On site purchase is available, cash and credit cards accepted, Ticket counters will open each morning at 7:00 am. Saturday morning may have lines. Ticket Counters are located at the Champions Center Front Entrance. Fees include a 7% Emerson/State/County sales tax.

Children 6 and under will get a FREE wristband at Ticket Purchase counter. Children must be present to get the wristband. Athletes on a Team Roster will receive a wristband from their Coach after team check in.

WRISTBAND PURCHASE & USE POLICIES:
All wristband purchases are non-refundable.
All major credit cards are accepted.
On site, single day wristbands can only be purchased on the day they are being used.
Wristbands are not assignable to another person in order to gain entry.
Wristbands must be worn or displayed at all times while in the building.

LOST OR MISPLACED  WRISTBANDS:
Hopefully this will not be an issue, but in the event you lose or forget your wristband, a new one will need to be purchased. Supplying a receipt will not gain entry.

SPECTATOR AGREEMENT FOR ENTRY:
By entering the facility, all spectators agree to abide by the following Spectators Code of Conduct as required by USA Volleyball.   Spectators also understand that injury from flying objects incidental to the sport of volleyball may occur at this event and attend at their own risk. Be alert at all times, especially during active play. Children not participating on a team entered in the event must be under the supervision of their parents at all times. The venue is not to be considered an open play area. Open courts and free space within the facility are not designated or designed for general child-play activities and should be used for event related activities only.

PROHIBITED ITEMS:
We work to make our events enjoyable and safe for all attendees and participants. Therefore, spectators and participants are prohibited from bringing the following items into the LakePoint Champions Center:

  • Coolers, including outside food or beverages
  • Personal transportation devices (i.e. hoverboards skateboards, etc.)
  • Over-sized bags or luggage
  • Personal Seats and chairs
  • Outside food
  • Weapons of any type
  • All tobacco products – including e-Cigarettes and vaping products
  • Alcoholic beverages

FOOD OPTIONS:
While no food tables are allowed inside the LakePoint Champions Center, there are several options for players and spectators.

    1 – Concessions: The Champion Center offers a concessions area consisting of several food options including wraps, hotdogs, pizza, pretzels, icee’s, soda, water, etc.
    2 – Restaurants: Within a 5 minute walk of the Champion Center are several restaurants. Food cannot be brought back into the facility.
        • St. Angelo’s Pizza
        • Wendy’s
        • Chick-fil-A (closed Sundays)
        • McDonalds
        • Subway

    3 – Athletic Requirements: LakePoint will not prohibit any small snack, i.e.protein bar, that is required specifically for players athletic performance

Athletic Trainers:
We will have athletic trainers on-site to care for the athletes. There is NO CHARGE to athletes for the service. We would like to thank PT Solutions in advance for the services they provide. The medical area will be  located right off the courts near the tournament desk.

Parking Information:

Parking is not operated by Rally Volleyball however there will be signs to guide you to parking once on property and parking attendants on-site to help you park. Parking is $5 per day.

Divisions Being Hosted:

Girls: 18U, 17U, 16U, 15U, 14U, 13U, 11U/12U,

Age divisions may be combined should the numbers of registered teams in each division not support a satisfactory tournament format. If this is necessary, notification will be sent to the teams in advance of the event.
Should the numbers registered in each age not support a reasonable format, refunds will be provided and notification will be sent to teams in advance of the event.

Methods of Payment:
Teams can pay via check or credit card online when registration opens, October 1st, 2016.

Acceptance Notification:
Clubs will receive an acceptance verification once your team(s) has been accepted into the Rally Challenge. Acceptance is contingent on a complete registration and payment receipt.

Hotels:
Hotel blocks are reserved for all teams participating. Please Click Here to reserve a room.

Refund Policy:
If a team withdraws after they have received an acceptance notice, a 50% refund will be provided up to 2 months prior to the start of the event, December 18, 2016 at 9:00 am EST. After that time, there is no refund. If a replacement team can be found, a partial refund may be considered.