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AAU  CLEVELAND GRAND PRIX - GIRLS & BOYS
CLEVELAND, OH
Feb. 3 - 4, 2024
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KEY DATES

Registration Open

Aug. 1, 2023

Registration Deadline

Jan. 1, 2024

Payment Deadline

Jan. 1, 2024

Roster Deadline

Feb. 2, 2024

LOCATIONS

Huntington Convention Center

300 Lakeside Ave. E

Cleveland, Oh

Venue info

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DIVISIONS:   12's - 18's  divisions

WAVES BOYS:  AM: 12, 14, 17, 18    PM 15, 16

 

WAVES GIRLS: AM: 13, 14, 15          PM 16, 18

ENTRY FEE: $500.00  deadline for entry Jan. 1, 2024 

 

MAILING ENTRY FEE- S AND S EVENTS- 7512 Dr. Phillips BLVD. STE 50-785, Orlando, FL 32819



FORMAT: Saturday Pool Play -Sunday Bracket Play- Depending on the number of teams per division. All matches will be best of 3 games to 25 with the deciding game, if necessary, to 15.  There is no cap. If there is a 3 team pool with out a crossover they will play 3 sets to 25 points no cap.



ADMISSION-  BUY TICKETS  You will be emailed a QR code that is to be used for entry



AWARDS:

Awards will be given at this tournament and vary based on the size of each division. Check with Championship desk at the tournament for award details.

Winning teams of each Gold Round are eligible for FREE entry into one of our AAU Championship events, see details below. 

Winners of the Gold Division in each age group will receive a Free or adjust entry fee into the  2024 AAU National Volleyball Tournament. See details below

 

HOTELS: We offer a Preferred Stay and Play.  To Come

REGISTRATION:  Registration for this event will open in August 1, 2023

The deadline for event entry is Jan. 1, 2024 or earlier if capacity is reached. Registration for this tournament is done on Advanced Event System. Payments received after the deadline are subject to $100 surcharge. .



OFFICALS:    The tournament will supply officials for all court matches. 



TIE-BREAKERS: For this year's event, there will NOT be any tie-breaking games played.  In the case of a tie, the teams will be ranked by head-to-head results in case of a 2-way tie, or in the case of a 3-way tie: set percentage, and then, if necessary, point percentage.



TEAM CHECK IN LOCATION AND TIME: 

  • Check in will take place Friday night. Location TBA

  • A Printed and signed AAU Roster (with verified AAU numbers) required at check-in

  • A Printed Hotel Survey to Check in. 



FACILITY RULES:  

  • Due to the incidents in the previous years, there will be a NO TOLERANCE policy for misbehavior by players/teams and spectators in the venues 

  • Ball Handling is allowed on the volleyball courts only. 

  • Coolers and outside food and drink are NOT ALLOWED in the playing facilities. Only water and sports drinks may be brought inside the facilities. 

  • Seating provided NO outside chairs allowed

  • Violation of these policies or any other general misbehaviors may result in IMMEDIATE dismissal from the facility for the remainder of the day.



ATHLETIC TRAINERS: There will be a athletic trainers available to tape and assist with minor injuries and serve as a first responder to more serious injuries.  

  • Athletes must provide tape and pre-warp for any pre-existing needs.  

  • Tape and pre-wrap are only provided by the tournament for emergency purposes.

 

REFUNDS: No refunds

 

CONTACT INFORMATION:   Sindee Snow: orlvb@aol.com 407-466-9009 or Yvonne Devlin 407-466-9239

AAU MEMBERSHIP GUIDELINES: 

•  This event is licensed by the Amateur Athletic Union of the U.S., Inc.

•  All participants must have current AAU membership numbers before competition begins (pending status is not acceptable).  Visit www.aauvolleyball.org to obtain membership (club, non-athlete and athlete membership required).

•  Membership is not included in the event entry fee

•  BE PREPARED:  Adult and Non-Athlete memberships are no longer instant and cannot be applied for at the event.  Please allow up to 10 days for membership to be processed.

 

GRAND PRIX GUIDELINES: 

*Winning teams of the Gold Round in each Age division (divisions vary by tournament) will receive a free entry fee to the 2024 AAU Junior National Volleyball Championships, or the West Coast AAU Championships, or the Volleyball Festival.  A minimum of 16 teams will be required to receive the full free entry. Divisions with less that 16 teams will receive a prorated discount based on number of entrants. 

*You must contact aauvolleyball@aausports.org after the event to let them know you are interested in attending one of the reduced entities events.

*All teams must register for the event by the appropriate deadline.  The National and West Coast Championships, as well as the Volleyball Festival are open to any team, no qualifying required.  For complete rules and guidelines for Super Regional or Grand Prix events, please visit www.aauvolleyball.org.

Roster Disclaimer

  AAU Event Roster Requirements:

·        All players listed on the roster must be registered or members in good standing with their respective member organization.

·        All players must meet age classifications requirements.

·        All staff listed on the roster must be registered or members in good standing with AAU.

·        Please enter correct player data on AES by Feb. 2, 2024

  • This is an AAU Licensed Event. All participants must be current AAU Members.

  • AES rosters are required. Rosters must be imported from the AAU website.

  • Entry fee may be paid online  or send check to S and S Events Inc, 7512 Dr. Phillips Blvd  Suit 50-785 Orlando FL 32819

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