2021  AAU Fort Myers Grand Prix

LOCATION

Tribe Facility

1700  S Powerline Rd Suit C-E Deerfield Beach ,FL

DS Sports Plex

3650 SW 10th Street Deerfield Beach, FL

CONTACT US

Sindee: 407-466-9009

Yvonne: 407-466-9239

COVID PROCEDURES

  • Masks must be worn upon entering and for duration of the events. (spectators, players, coaches). We will have staff monitoring. 

  • Temperature checks will be conducted upon entering

  • Social distancing

  • Hand Sanitizer at each court

  • Balls sanitized for each match

  • Staggered start times

  • limited attendance

            

WHERE:           Doors will open at 7 am each day

                         Estero Rec 9200 Corkscrew Palms Blvd. Estero Fl

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

 

WHEN:             April 17-18, 2021

WAVES:          Doors will open at 7 am each day

                       Estero:    AM - 12 & 16 

                                       PM - 14 & 15

                        Wa-Ke     AM 18

                                        PM 13

DIVISIONS:     11's-18’s - Club Divisions

 

ENTRY FEE:    $375.00 - Deadline for Entries April 2, 2021. Or when the Tournament is FULL.

 

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.

 

ADMISSIONS

Spectators Tickets will be on sale at  www.buymypass.com

We have limited spectators to 2 per athlete.  

Once you purchase your pass, you will receive an email that contains a QR code for the event. Present this QR code at the check-in desk to receive a wristband. The wristband must be worn on the wrist for the duration of the event. 

Must adhere to the Covid procedures outlined above

AWARDS:        1st and 2nd place in the Gold Division receive medals and award.  Silver and Bronze Division winners will receive Medals.

 

HOTELS:       

Please go through this website

Our AAU organization has teamed up with a local non-profit, Lee County Sports Housing, to offer discounted hotel accommodations 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 (888-529-6588 toll free).

Discounted rates are only available by calling the above numbers or reserving DIRECTLY through the event’s website link: please click  https://groups.reservetravel.com/group.aspx?id=43017 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, 2020. The deadline for entry is

April 2, 2021 or earlier if capacity is reached. Registration for this tournament is done on Advanced Event System.

 

COACHES:       Check in before you play and bring your AAU Roster and fill out the hotel form then get a wristband. Must wear Mask when coaching.

 

It is the coach’s responsibility to make sure their Spectators and Players are complying with the face mask policy.

1st Offense – Reminder/Verbal Warning & Delay of Start/Resumption of Play

2nd Offense – Delay Warning

3rd Offense (or any subsequent offense) – Delay Penalty Point

 

Have your team bring their own pens and pencils to keep score

Take your teams outside when not playing if possible.

Results on AES.

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.

 

TEAM CHECK IN LOCATION AND TIME:  Check in will take place at each playing site 30 minutes before you play. AAU Rosters will be required at 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.

  • 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.

 

CONTACT INFORMATION: Sindee Snow, orlvb@aol.com, 407-466-9009  

REFUND POLICY: There will be a $25 fee for all refunds

 

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.

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

Grand Prix Guidelines:

 

*Winning teams in age divisions with 12 or more teams will receive a free entry fee to the 2020 AAU Junior National Volleyball Championships, the West Coast AAU Championships, or the Volleyball Festival.  In divisions with less than 12 teams, the entry fee will be discounted.

 

*You must contact aauvolleyball@aausports.org 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 www.aauvolleyball.org.

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 10, 2021

Required Items:
1- Official aausports.org tournament roster
2- Signed AAU Medical/Emergency Release Form Verification
3- Hotel Survey

 

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

Notes

  • 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 Boulevard 50-785 Orlando Fl, 32819

EVENT INQUIRIES - SINDEE
407-466-9009
EVENT INQUIRIES - YVONNE
407-466-9239
FLOORING & EQUIPMENT - KEVIN
407-283-2058