We are excited to host another AAU Grand Prix. This will allow your club team earn a paid invite to AAU Nationals in Orlando. We were delighted to have clubs such as NASA and NAVC as anchors last year. Depending on the number of teams in the division, you can earn anywhere from 30% to 100% of your teams entry to Nationals. Full details are on AAU’s website.
Want to learn how to earn cash for your club just by participating in our tournaments, join our Alliance program?
Check out details HERE
Date: January 25th-26th, 2020
Format: Pool play Sat with am and pm waves; playoffs on Sunday, minimum of 4 matches guaranteed
Cost*: $425 per team
* See our Alliance Program for benefits and club rebates
Registration: Registration opens Oct. 1 on AES!
AM Wave (8am Start): 11/12 Club/Power, 13 Club/Power, 14 Club/Power
PM Wave (3pm Start): 15 Club/Power, 16 Club/Power, 17/18 Club/Power
TEAM CHECK IN:
On-site Coach check in on Saturday, Jan 25th, in the Champions Center Lobby. ALL PLAYERS MUST HAVE DIGITALLY SIGNED WAIVER COMPLETED OR TEAM CANNOT START WARM-UP! This will help eliminate Friday night check-in.
A maximum of 3 coaching staff members may be listed on each roster. All staff members must have a title or role assignment.
All coaches on a roster must have a cleared background screening through their USAV Region/AAU/JVA. A cell phone number is required for Head Coaches.
Other Adult Staff Members:
All non-coach, adult members listed on the roster must have a current background screening through their Region.
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.
A coach or team rep will pick-up the wristbands for coach/staff member (max 3).
Guest Entry for FAMILY & FRIENDS:
On site purchase is available, cash and credit cards accepted. Entry fee is $10/day, $16/weekend: kids 8 under free. Ticket counters will open each morning at 6:30am. 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 8 and under will get a FREE wristband at Ticket Purchase counter. Children must be present to get the wristband.
WRISTBAND PURCHASE & USE POLICIES:
One-day pass- $10
Weekend pass- $16
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.
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
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
- 3 – Athletic Requirements: LakePoint will not prohibit any small snack, i.e.protein bar, that is required specifically for players athletic performance
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 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.
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 at 9:00 am EST. After that time, there is no refund. If a replacement team can be found, partial refund may be considered.