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IN ORDER TO PLAY IN THE TOURNAMENT TEAMS HAVE TO CHECK-IN AT CONVENTION CENTER. The Team Check-In table will be open at Convention Center on Friday from 5 PM to 8 PM and on Saturday from 7 AM to 1:30 PM.
On Saturday 16's, 17's and 18's play in PM wave. All other teams could play AM or PM wave.
will begin on Saturday, February 11, 2017. A wave play format will
be used with the morning wave beginning at 8:00 AM and the afternoon
wave beginning at 2:30 PM. All teams will play both days, AM and
PM waves will be assigned after entry deadline. The tournament Bracket
Play on Sunday, February 12, 2017 will start at 8:00 AM. Pools for Saturday play as well as for Sunday brackets will be published on Thursday online on AES web site as well as link from this web site. Please do not call for the info since pool wave assignment can still be changed.
Tournament rules and tie-breaking procedures can be downloaded here.
all age groups will be played at Hot Springs Convention Center
located at 134 Convention Boulevard, Hot Springs, AR 71901.
AGE DIVISIONS (Girls):
The tournament will offer competition in these age divisions:
10 - 18 Club
ENTRY FEE & ENTRY PROCESS:
The entry fee
for 2017 event is $415. To enter the tournament:
1.) go to the Registration link on the left for complete details
on the entry process and requirements.
For the Hot Springs Classic we will use AES
registration site.If you are new
to AES please follow these instructions. If you have any questions or problems please do not hesitate to contact us at 901-336-3217 or firstname.lastname@example.org
OF TEAM ENTRIES:
All entries will be
accepted until deadline or until all division spots are filled. All additional teams will be put on waiting list. However, the event reserves the right to
change the number or date as necessary to accomodate requests and
provide the best competition format in each age division. Please
enter as soon as possible in order to optimaly plan the format as
well as to avoid placement on the waiting list.
AND MEDICAL RELEASES:
There will be a certified trainer and EMS at the location within the
playing venue provided by Memphis Metro. They will
provide services and supplies. Do not wait until the last minute
to have your players report to the medical tent to be taped as play
will not be delayed.
All coaches are required to have a Medical Release Form for each
player with them at all times. The representative of the team
will be required to sign a statement at Team Check-In, which verifies
that the forms are in their possession.
will be open on Saturday for browsing and sales and will be open
during the time of the event.
No outside food and coolers of any kind or size will be permitted in the Convention Center. Neither
2017 Hot Springs Classic or the Convention Center will assume responsibility for coolers or providing
a place for them. Please leave them at your hotel or in your
CHAIRS & LARGE BAGS (Lugguage):
Seating inside the hall around the courts is provided. Chairs, large
bags and luggage will not be permitted inside the playing hall.
For all divisions, one coach, with Impact or higher certification,
must be on the bench with the team at all times. (See the Delta
Region USAV Tournament Manual for particulars.)
Inclement Weather Policy:
2017 Hot Springs Classic volleyball tournament will not be cancelled due to weather. It is the decision of each coach and/or club whether their team should attempt to travel to a tournament in bad weather. Teams deciding not to attend tournament will not receive a refund of their tournament entry fee. In addition, those teams must notify the Memphis Metro prior to the tournament that they will not participate.