Rally Challenge 2018

jva-rally-challenge-2017webLast year was our inaugural event and we were delighted to have over 80+ teams represented. This is a JVA event and we anticipate 100+ teams this year as word spreads among clubs. We are delighted to have clubs such as NASA and NAVC back as anchors and look forward to seeing new faces.

Date:  January 27th-28th, 2018

Format:  Pool play Sat with am and pm waves; playoffs on Sunday, minimum of 4 matches guaranteed

Address: 261 Stars Way
Cartersville, GA 30121

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

Registration: Opens on AES Oct. 2, 2017

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

 

OTHER DETAILS:

 

PLAYER & STAFF WRISTBANDS:
A wristband will be issued at Team Check In, for every rostered player (max. of 15) and staff member (max. of 3) at no charge. Additional staff wristbands can be purchased. Staff members listed on more than one roster will receive only 1 wristband. The person checking in the team must pick up all wristbands for that team.

TEAM CHECK IN:
On-site team check in on Friday night, Jan 26th, 4:30pm-8:30pm, in the Champions Center Lobby.

COACHES…REMEMBER

    to issue your players a wristband before you ask them to meet you inside the playing venue. Players who do not have a wristband will not be allowed into the playing facility.

Staff Requirements:
A maximum of 3 staff members may be listed on each roster.   All staff members must have a title or role assignment.

Coaches:
All coaches on a roster must be SafeSport certified and have a cleared background screening through their USAV Region. A cell phone number is required for Head Coaches.

Divisions:
11/12 Girls
13 Girls
14 Girls
15 Girls
16 Girls
17 Girls
18 Girls

Other Adult Staff Members:
All non-coach, adult members listed on the roster must have a current background screening through their Region.

Players Requirements:
ALL PLAYERS MUST SIGN AN ELECTRONIC WAIVER. Per USAV rules, a maximum of 15 athletes are allowed on rosters and no regionally, age-waivered players are allowed. All athletes listed on the roster must have a valid uniform number. Athlete’s position is optional.

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 and Saturday afternoon 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.)
  • Oversized 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.
      • Wendy’s
      • Chick-fil-A
      • St. Angelo’s Pizza
      • 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.

Hotels:
Hotels close to our facility are; (Please mention RallyVB and LakePoint)

  • Fairfield Inn & Suites Cartersville
    20 Canyon Parkway Cartersville Georgia 30120 USA
    +1 770-387-0400
  • Fairfield Inn & Suites Kennesaw
    3425 Busbee Drive Kennesaw Georgia 30144 USA
    +1 770-427-9700
  • Hampton Inn Atlanta-Town Center/Kennesaw
    871 Cobb Pl Blvd NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144
    (770) 426-0017
  • La Quinta Inn & Suites Kennesaw
    560 Greers Chapel Dr NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144
    (770) 514-7344

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, November 28, 2016 at 9:00 am EST. After that time, there is no refund. If a replacement team can be found, partial refund may be considered.

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