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 AAU Windy City Boy's Grand Prix

January 7-8, 2023

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TOURNAMENT BOOK

LOCATION

Wintrust Sports Complex

at Bedford Park

5499 West 65th St. 

Bedford Park, Il

CONTACT US

Sindee: 407-466-9009

Yvonne: 407-466-9239

Palos Courts

12221 S. Ridgeland Ave. Palos Heights, Il

WHERE:           Wintrust Sports Complex at Bedford Park 5499 West 65th St, Bedford Park, IL  60638

                          Palos Courts 12221 S Ridgeland Ave, Palos Heights, IL 60463

 

WHEN:             January 7-8, 2023

WAVES:            Waves TBD

DIVISIONS:      Boy's Divisions - Open: 18's, 16's, 14's       Club: 18's, 16's, 15's, 14's and 12's

 

ENTRY FEE:    $400.00 - Deadline for Entries December 23, 2022. Please register on Advanced Events Systems and pay online or send a check to S and S Events Inc, 7512 Dr. Phillips Blvd Suit 50-785 Orlando FL 32819.

COACHES-CHECK IN  

We are using Online Check In for 2022 AAU Windy City Boys Grand Prix

On January 5, 2022, Online check in will be available to check in. Upload rosters. 

All Players and Coaches must have AAU membership.

All players must have regulation Uniforms.

Results on AES.

 

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. Pools will be posted by the Tuesday prior to the event

 

ADMISSIONS Fee is $10 per day (cash or credit) Tickets will be available at the door ONLY for purchase. NO pre-sale tickets available. 

AWARDS:        Gold Division: 1st and 2nd place winners receive medals. Silver division winners receive medals.

 

HOTELS:       

Windy City AAU has integrated the industry’s leading tournament management system, Event Connect. One of the many things this technology manages, is all overnight accommodations for traveling teams.  Our pre-negotiated tournament hotels will ensure that all participants are receiving our best group rates, amenities, cancellation protections and service. We ask that all hotel activity takes place on this network, which will provide the best experience possible.

For Team Managers or Program Directors looking for assistance in setting up your group block, please contact our Team Sales Department, at 1-888-723-2064 or by email at teamsupport@eventconnect.io  

For any assistance regarding changes to reservations or adding your player to the roster, please contact our Customer Success Team within the system through online chat, emailsupport@eventconnect.io and phone 1-888-723-2064

REGISTRATION:  Registration for this event will open in October 1, 2021. The deadline for entry is

December 30, 2021  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.

 

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

 

FACILITY RULES:  

  • 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  

 

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.

  • This 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 2023 AAU Junior National Volleyball Championships.  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 January 6, 2023

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