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2020-2021 Team Selection

Teams for the Ocean Volleyball Club 2020-21 season are posted on the website under the team selections tab. You will need to email the club to accept your spot and bring the listed items to your first practice. Good luck to everyone this season!

2020-21 Tryout/Season info

The 2020-21 season is right around the corner and below are the details for another great season of girls volleyball at Ocean Volleyball Club.

Ocean Volleyball Academy information will be posted soon. OVA is designed for players who are not placed on a team or aren’t ready for the season long commitment of club. It is usually one hour a week on Sunday and lasts for 8 weeks. There are 3 sessions to choose from depending on age/skill level.

This season will be like no other. We will do our best to schedule tournaments/tri-matches. We reserve the right to substitute a single day tournament for a tri-match based on tournament availability. Everything will be very fluid as restrictions change throughout the season. The club is currently considering a pause during the High School season and the possibility of extending the season past BeachFest.

We are offering a no fee Open Gym on Saturday October 24th from 3-5pm to come play and meet a few of the coaches and Directors and see the facility. We will also be available to answer any questions about registration and the upcoming club season and Ocean Volleyball Academy.

The 2020-21 season details are as follows:

 

As of right now we will be having tryouts for 9 teams of varying ages. 12 players per team. This is down from 13 teams last year.

Your age on June 30th, 2021 is the age group you try out in.

Our tryout schedule:

Makeup day: Notify club if you can not make your day.

Open Gym: Saturday October 24th, 3-5pm. No fee.

 

October 26th, 6-8pm, for girls 13 and under.

October 27th, 6-8pm, for girls 14 years old.                   

October 28th, 6-8pm, for girls 15 years old.

October 29th, 6-8pm, for girls 16 years old.

October 31st, 1:30-3:30, girls 17 and 18 years old.

October 31st, 3:30-5:30, National Team Tryouts 16, 17 and 18.

October 31st, 5:30-7:30, National Team Tryouts 13, 14 and 15. 

Your age on June 30th, 2021 is the age group you try out in.

For all players trying out for a National Team you must also attend your age group earlier in the week. One tryout fee covers both sessions. When choosing tryouts please keep in mind if a player makes a National Team their complete schedule for tournaments may not be known until mid-January.

 

If you can’t make the date for your age group please contact the club for alternate options.  

 

Location: St Barbara’s Greek Church   

2200 Church Road, Toms River

Time: See above schedule

Tryout Fee 60.00.

 

All registrants must be pre registered for the USA Membership and Ocean Volleyball Club Tryout. There is no onsite registration.

 

YOU WILL NEED TWO REGISTRATIONS

REGISTRATION 1: Pre-Registration for tryouts is required and will be online through the registration tab on the OCVBC website. This fee is $60. Ocean Volleyball Club Registration will open on October 12th. 

REGISTRATION 2: You will ALSO need to preregister for the $15 tryout registration with USA Volleyball (https://www.geva.org/registrationbefore beginning Ocean Volleyball Club Tryout process. Registration links are at the bottom of the page. Please read the full page before registering. Full USA Volleyball membership required after joining Ocean VBC (additional $50 to upgrade). 

 

You must bring proof of your USA Volleyball Membership and a copy of the USA Medical Release Form  (found by clicking here or under forms tab). Players can not participate in tryouts without these two items in hand when you enter gym.

You will also need to complete the COVID Questionnaire the DAY OF your tryout.

Please remember there are two registrations for tryouts. OCEAN AND USA.

 

For players making a team, the first day of practice will be either Monday November 16th or Tuesday November 17th or Wednesday November 18th.

 

Season Fees include:

 

Over 100 hours of instruction by USA/AAU Certified coaches

Minimum of 5 single day/tri-matches and 3/4 multiday tournaments for National Teams

Minimum of 5 (4 for 13U) single day/tri-matches and 2 multiday tournaments for Regional Teams. 13U and under may vary.

Uniform and practice/sponsor shirt (practice shirt depends on availability)

Two night clinic with Olympic Gold Medalist Pat Powers (depending on Covid restrictions/gym availability)

R2 and scorekeeping clinic by certified referees (if available)

 

The fees for the 2020-21 Ocean Volleyball Club Girls Club Season are as follows:

 

National Teams

Possible age groups: 14-18

At Saint Barbara Gym: $1570.00

Additional $14 AAU Membership may be required.

 

Regional Teams

Possible age groups: 13-18

At Saint Barbara Location: $ 1395.00

Additional $14 AAU Membership may be required.

 

National Teams will play in 5 regional single day tournaments/tri-matches and at least 3 of the following multiday Tournaments: (Covid restrictions and tournament availability will effect this)

Atlantic City Invitational

MLK Tournament in Lancaster PA

Capitol Hill Classic in Washington DC

Mizuno Boston Volleyball Festival

AAU Grand Prix, PA

Irish Rumble in Lancaster PA

NEQ in Philadelphia

BeachFest in Ocean City MD

Jersey Joust, Wildwood NJ

 

Regional Teams will play in 5 Regional tournaments/tri-matches and at least 2 of the following multiday tournaments (13U team may vary): (Covid restrictions and tournament availability will effect this)

Atlantic City Invitational

MLK Tournament in Lancaster PA

Irish Rumble in Lancaster PA

BeachFest in Ocean City MD

 

Additional tournaments may be added to the pool.

Fees do not include transportation or lodging for tournaments.

Fees can be paid by check or cash. Credit card payments can be made with a 3% extra charge to cover credit card fee.

Players will be placed on a team after tryouts. The first day of practice will be either Monday, November 16th or Tuesday November 17th or Wednesday November 18th.. Please read the Team Selection Info Guide under forms on our site. The player has three days to respond to the offer (usually posted on our website or notified by phone). Once the player accepts the spot she will show up to her next scheduled practice with a USAVolleyball full Membership Card, a signed commitment and fees for the season.