Tryouts

TRYOUTS

Welcome to 850 Elite Volleyball Academy. We are looking forward to seeing you at tryouts!!! 

TRYOUT DATES AND TIMES

Ages: 12s – 14s:
October 28, 2018
Time: 2pm – 4pm

Ages: 15s – 16s:
November 18, 2018
Time: 1pm – 3pm

Ages: 17s – 18s:
November 18, 2018
Time: 4pm – 6pm

GRASSROOTS:
Ages: 8 – 11
January 6, 2019
Time: 1pm – 3pm.

LOCATION

JUNIOR AGE DEFINITION

18 and Under Division:
Players who were born on or after September 1, 2000 or Players who were born on or after September 1, 1999 and a high school student in the twelfth (12th) grade or below during some part of the current academic year

17 and Under Division:
Players who were born on or after September 1, 2001

16 and Under Division:
Players who were born on or after September 1, 2002

15 and Under Division:
Players who were born on or after September 1, 2003

14 and Under Division:
Players who were born on or after September 1, 2004

13 and Under Division:
Players who were born on or after September 1, 2005

12 and Under Division:
Players who were born on or after September 1, 2006

11 and Under Division:
Players who were born on or after September 1, 2007

10 and Under Division:
Players who were born on or after September 1, 2008

9 and Under Division:
Players who were born on or after September 1, 2009

8 and Under Division:
Players who were born on or after September 1, 2010

Boys 14 and Under Division:
Regionally waived boys teams in the 14 and under age group will be allowed to participate at the USA Junior National Championships using the following age/grade definition:

Players who were born on or after September 1, 2004 or Players who were born on or after September 1, 2003 (15 years or younger) who shall neither have completed nor are in a grade higher than the eighth grade (8th) during the current academic year. (This exception is based on the net height difference of 7’4 1/8” to 7’ 11 5/8” between the 14 and Under Division to the 15 and Under Division.)

TRYOUT REGISTRATION

To make the tryout process a lot smoother, all players are encouraged to Pre-Register  on our 850 Elite Volleyball Academy website and bring with them the printed out Tryout Registration Form which will be produced when you register.

To register with 850 EVA click on the link below and follow the steps:

https://app.upperhand.io/customers/312-850-elite-volleyball-academy/events

IN ADDITION TO REGISTERING WITH 850 ELITE VOLLEYBALL ACADEMY, PLAYERS WILL HAVE TO DO THE FOLLOWING:

1. REGISTER WITH USAV (THIS IS MANDATORY BY THE REGION)
Click on the following link to register:
http://www.gulfcoastvolleyball.org/page/show/2471396-usa-membership

2. BRING A NOTARIZED USAV MEDICAL WAIVER FORM. (WE WILL HAVE NOTARIES AT TRYOUTS FOR YOUR CONVENIENCE). 

3. BRING A SIGNED COPY OF THE “PARENT CODE OF CONDUCT FORM”.

TRYOUT PROCESS

850 Elite Tryouts will consist of:

Registration
Skill Evaluation
Team Play
Player Selections

Coaches will meet right after tryouts and athletes will be notified by email that same night. 

We will have notaries at the tryout, in case you need to notarize your player’s Medical Release.

TRYOUT COSTS

Tryout Cost: $50.00 (Tryout t-shirt included)

Tryout fee should be prepaid online via credit card. On the day of the tryout, credit cards will be accepted at the door.

Players must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.