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2015 Memphis Challenge, Memphis Cook Convention Center
Presented by NIKE

 
General Event Info
January 24 - 25, 2015: 10-14's,
January 31-February 1, 2015: 15-18's
Updated:
September 19, 2014
 

2015 TOURNAMENT WILL PLAY ON TWO WEEKENDS, ONE LOCATION AGAIN- MEMPHIS COOK CONVENTION CENTER!

Congratulations to all 2014 winners and thanks to all participants!

TOURNAMENT FORMAT:

IN ORDER TO PLAY IN THE TOURNAMENT TEAMS HAVE TO CHECK-IN AT CONVENTION CENTER. The Team Check-In table will be open at Memphis Cook Convention Center on Friday from 6 PM to 9 PM and on Saturday from 8 AM to 11 AM. It will be located in the front of entrance to the NW/SW hall.

2-Day Tournament will begin on Saturday, January 25, 2015 (10-14's) and January 31, 2015 (15-18's). A wave play format will be used with the morning wave beginning at 8:00 AM and the afternoon wave beginning at 2:30 PM. All teams will play both days, AM and PM waves will be assigned after entry deadline. The tournament Bracket Play on Sundays will start at 8:00 AM.
Pools for Saturday play as well as for Sunday brackets will be published before Thursday, January 22, 2015 online on AES web site as well as link from this web site. Please do not call for the info since pool wave assignment can still be changed.
Tournament rules and tie-braeking procedures can be downloaded here.

PLAY LOCATION:

All divisions & Brackets will be played at Memphis Cook Convention Center located at 255 N Main Street, Memphis, TN 38103. All courts will be located in NW, SW and E Halls.

AGE DIVISIONS (Girls):

The tournament will offer competition in these age divisions:
11 Club, 12 Club
13 Club, 13 Power, 14 Club, 14 Power, 15 Club, 15 Power, 16 Club,
16 Power, 17 Club, 17 Power, 18 Club, 18 Power

ENTRY FEE & ENTRY PROCESS:

The entry fee for 2015 event is $475. To enter the Memphis Challenge 2015:
1.) go to the Registration link on the left for complete details on the entry process and requirements.
For Memphis Challenge 2015 we will use AES registration site.If you are new to AES please follow these instructions. If you have any questions or problems please do not hesitate to contact us at 901-336-3217 or director@memphisvolleyball.com

NUMBER OF TEAM ENTRIES:

Last year Memphis tournament was a sold-out event with over 230 teams hosted on 32 courts and several teams on the waiting list. This year's event will be able to be even bigger with a planned 24 courts in the span of two weekends. All entries will be accepted until deadline,however, the event reserves the right to change the number or date as necessary to accomodate requests and provide the best competition format in each age division. Please enter as soon as possible in order to optimaly plan the format as well as to avoid placement on the waiting list.

TRAINERS AND MEDICAL RELEASES:

There will be a certified trainer and EMS at the location within the playing venue provided by Metro Sport Events, LLC. and MCCC.  They will provide services and supplies. Do not wait until the last minute to have your players report to the medical tent to be taped as play will not be delayed.
All coaches are required to have a Medical Release Form for each player with them at all times.  The representative of the team will be required to sign a statement at Team Check-In, which verifies that the forms are in their possession.

EXHIBITOR DISPLAYS:

Exhibitors will be open on Friday for browsing and sales and will be open during the time of the event.

COOLERS:

No outside food and coolers of any kind or size will be permitted in the MCCC. Neither Memphis Challenge 2015 or the MCCC will assume responsibility for coolers or providing a place for them. Please leave them at your hotel or in your car.

CHAIRS & LARGE BAGS (Lugguage):

Seating inside the hall around the courts is provided. Chairs, large bags and luggage will not be permitted inside the playing hall. 

COACH CERTIFICATION:

For all divisions, one coach, with Impact or higher certification, must be on the bench with the team at all times. (See the Delta Region USAV Tournament Manual for particulars.)

Inclement Weather Policy:
Memphis Challenge 2015 volleyball tournament will not be cancelled due to weather. It is the decision of each coach and/or club whether their team should attempt to travel to a tournament in bad weather. Teams deciding not to attend Memphis Challenge 2015 tournament  will not receive a refund of their tournament entry fee. In addition, those teams must notify the tournament director prior to the tournament that they will not participate.

 





 








 
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Revised: September 19, 2014
Our Address: Memphis Metro JVC, Inc., POB 2287, Cordova, TN 38088-2287
Phone director: 901-336-3217; Fax: 901-624-7336;

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