EXTREME VOLLEYBALL CLUB TRYOUTS
PROCESS FOR THE 2021-2022 SEASON
The dates below will be for the 2021 tryouts:
Per the Junior Participation / Competition Handbook: The Evaluation Window for the upcoming USA Volleyball season shall start on the first Saturday after the last day of the competition for all age groups at USA Volleyball Girls Junior National Championships. For all USA Volleyball age groups, the acceptance date shall be no sooner than the third Sunday of July.
GJNC ends Monday July 5th
Evaluation Window for all age groups opens Saturday July 10th*
Acceptance date for all age groups starts Sunday July 18th*
*These are the intended dates for 2021. These are subject to change should Covid-19 issues or requirements make that necessary.
- OFFER AND ACCEPTANCE PROCEDURE:
RECRUITS AND RECRUITING
A Recruit is considered to be any Athlete or Athlete’s family who is a current member of USA Volleyball that is not a member of your club in the USA Volleyball registration system. Clubs and club representatives (adult members registered with your club) making or discussing offers to join any specific team for the upcoming USA Volleyball season with any recruit before the start of the Evaluation Window is prohibited. A club may discuss specific teams for the upcoming season with current members of their club. Any event that evaluates an athlete(s) for a future USA Volleyball team before the Evaluation Window is prohibited. Events including, but not limited to, the following phrases and/or words: “Eval”, “Evaluation”, “ID”, “Tryout”, “Look”, “Assessment”, “Pre”, “Pre-tryout”, “Top Team” or other terms or phrases determined at the discretion of the Executive Director. Soliciting potential recruits to discuss their club program and services by any club representative at USA Volleyball sanctioned tournaments before the Evaluation Window is prohibited.
During the Evaluation Window, no binding offers may be made and no payment or other consideration for the upcoming USA Volleyball club season may be accepted. Clubs may accept payments during this period for clinics, leagues, camps, lessons, beach, and performance training. All fees, for any activities, must meet the criteria of being reasonable fees for reasonable items related or unrelated to the upcoming USA Volleyball season.
Club directors may make a binding offer and may accept any form of payment on the Acceptance Date.
ALL ATHLETES, regardless of club affiliation, are invited to attend clinics at Extreme Volleyball Club. Attending clinics will give you the opportunity to work with Extreme’s outstanding coaching staff and learn what Extreme is all about.
ATHLETES WHO ARE NEW TO EXTREME:
Prior to the beginning of the Tryout Process on July 10th, athletes who are new to Extreme can and are encouraged to attend as many clinics offered by Extreme as possible. This will allow the players to be seen by our coaches, better their skills, and work on their overall game.
Extreme is allowed to express their interest in you playing for Extreme for the upcoming season, but we cannot make you an official offer to play on a specific team until the Tryout Process begins.
ATHLETES WHO ARE CURRENT EXTREME PLAYERS:
Prior to the beginning of the Tryout Process on July 10th, all athletes who are current Extreme players are encouraged to attend as many clinics offered by Extreme as possible. This will allow the players to be seen by the coaches, better their skills, and work on their overall game. Extreme is allowed to make an official offer to a current Extreme player to play on a specific team for the upcoming season at any time. However, the contract cannot be signed and a payment cannot be made until the official Acceptance Date designated by NTR for your age group.
Age Definitions for the 2021-2022 Season:
10U or 10 and Under: Players who were born on or after July 1, 2011
11U or 11 and Under: Players who were born on or after July 1, 2010
12U or 12 and Under: Players who were born on or after July 1, 2009
13U or 13 and Under: Players who were born on or after July 1, 2008
14U or 14 and Under: Players who were born on or after July 1, 2007
15U or 15 and Under: Players who were born on or after July 1, 2006
16U or 16 and Under: Players who were born on or after July 1, 2005
17U or 17 and Under: Players who were born on or after July 1, 2004 OR Players who were born on or after July 1, 2003 (18 years or younger) who shall neither have completed nor are in a grade higher than the eleventh grade (11th) during the current academic year will be allowed to participate at the USA Junior National Championships on 17 and under teams. (This age waiver is based on recruiting concerns for girls in the 11th grade who would otherwise be required to participate in girls 18’s qualifiers and the Girls 18’s GJNC.)
18U or 18 and Under: Players who were born on or after July 1st, 2003 OR players who were born on or after July 1, 2002 and a high school student in the 12th grade or below during some part of the current academic year.