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Estero Rec

9200 Corkscrew Palms Blvd. 

Estero Fl


Sindee: 407-466-9009

Yvonne: 407-466-9239

Wa-Ke Hathchee Rec

16760 Bass Rd. 

Fort Myers, Fl

 AAU Fort Myers Grand Prix

April 15-16, 2023

WHERE:           Estero Rec 9200 Corkscrew Palms Blvd. Estero Fl

                         Wa-Ke Hatchee Rec 16760 Bass Rd, Fort Myers, FL

                         North Fort Myers Rec  20000 North Recreational Pkwy. Fort Myers, Fl

                          Veterans Park Rec  55 Homestead Road South, Lehigh Acres Fl


WHEN:             April 15-16, 2023

WAVES:          Doors will open at 7 am each day

                        Waves TBD

DIVISIONS:     10's-18’s - Club Divisions


ENTRY FEE:    $400.00 - Deadline for Entries March 31, 2023. Or when the Tournament is FULL. A $100 fee will be charged per team for payment made after the deadline. 

  • Entry fee may be paid online at AES or send check to:

       S and S Events Inc. 7512 Dr. Phillips Boulevard 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 our a crossover they will play 3 sets to 25 points no cap.



$14 per day, or 25 for a two-day pass. Tickets only available online. Once purchased a QR code will be emailed to you, this is to be presented for entry.  BUY TICKETS

AWARDS:        1st and 2nd place in the Gold Division receive medals.  Silver Division 1st place winners will receive Medals. The team that wins a Gold Division will receive a FREE or adjusted entry fee into the 2023 AAU National Volleyball Tournament, he West Coast AAU Championships, or the Volleyball Festival



Please go through this website

Lee County Sports Housing (a local non-profit) has teamed up with AAU Volleyball for years and is once again the official housing bureau for this event. 

A team of local reservation specialists will share their knowledge of each hotel’s amenities; also the best beaches, attractions, shopping, and restaurants.

Reservation specialists are available Monday through Friday, 9AM – 5PM Eastern Time by calling 239-541-1800.

  Simply click on the link below and fill in your dates and click on “Check Rates” to view all of our hotels for this event.  Next to the hotel of your choice, click “View Rates” to see all room types and rates, click “Book Now” or “Hold Block”, fill out your information and Submit!  We have a new website that is super easy to use and you will receive your links for your blocks right away for your team to start booking!  


HOTEL HOTLINE:  Please submit a RESERVATION REQUEST:, or call Lee County Sports Housing at 1-239-541-1800, Monday through Friday between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Eastern.

Discounted rates are only available by calling the above number or reserving DIRECTLY through the event’s housing website link:  

Please click the link to view accommodation choices/rates and reserve your lodging.  Everyone is encouraged to reserve through this special housing link!

REGISTRATION:  Registration for this event will open in August 1, 2022. The deadline for entry is

March 21, 2023 or earlier if capacity is reached. Registration for this tournament is done on Advanced Event System.

REFUNDS: No refunds

OFFICALS:       The tournament will supply officials for all courts and 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.



  • Check in will take place at each playing site 30 minutes before you play.

  • AAU Rosters must be completed in AES by April 14, 2023 and a printed AAU roster by will be required at Check in. It must be AAU and not another organization. 

  • A printed hotel survey will also be required at check-in. If you are staying locally please complete form and enter "local" for your hotel information. 



  • 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.

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

  • No noise makers allowed at event


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.


CONTACT INFORMATION: Sindee Snow,, 407-466-9009  


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 to obtain membership (club, non-athlete and athlete membership required).

  • Membership is not included in the event entry fee.

  • Players must meet AAU age classifications requirements 

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

  • 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.

  • his is an AAU Licensed Event Rosters must be imported from the AAU Website.

Grand Prix Guidelines:


*Winning teams in age divisions with 16 or more teams will receive a free entry fee to the 2023 AAU Junior National Volleyball Championships, the West Coast AAU Championships, or the Volleyball Festival.  In divisions with less than 16 teams, the entry fee will be discounted.


*You must contact after the event to let them know you are interested in attending one of the reduced enterties 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

Roster Disclaimer

  • AAU Event Roster & Medical/Emergency Release Form 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 April 14, 2023

Required Items:
1- Official tournament roster
2- Hotel Survey


Registration: Please go to to register your team in the tournament.

Refereeing Responsibilities: Each team must provide a qualified down ref, scorer, libero tracker, and two line judges for the matches they are assigned to. Not providing an officiating crew will result in a forfeit of the first game of the next scheduled match.


Registration: Please go to to register your team in the tournament.

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 Ste- 50-785 Orlando, Florida 32819


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