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2022-2023 TRYOUT/SEASON INFO

OCEAN VBC 2022-23 TRAVEL SEASON INFORMATION

 2022-23 Girls Club Season

Our 22-23 Club Season will kick off with an Open Gym on October 1st at Saint Barbara. This day will be divided into two sessions. 12-3 will be for players 15 and under and 3-6 will be for players 16 and older. The fee for this session is $20 and will not require a membership. This is a great chance to meet the staff and ask questions about the upcoming tryouts and season. This session will also be structured as a clinic. Open Gym Registration will open on or about September 15th. No additional membership is required. 

 

Tryouts for the upcoming season will start on October 3rd with a fee of $65 , and continue as follows:

October 3rd, 14 and under, 6pm-8pm. Make up date 10/10, 6pm-8pm

October 4th, 15 year olds, 6pm-8pm. Make up date 10/11, 6pm-8pm

October 5th, 16 year olds, 6pm-8pm. Make up date 10/12, 6pm-8pm

October 6th, 17 and 18 year olds, 6pm-8pm. Make up date 10/13, 6pm-8pm

 

National Tryouts will be held on October 8th with a fee of $20 and will follow this schedule:

10am-12pm, 14 and under.

12pm-2pm, 15 year olds.

2pm-4pm, 16 year olds.

4pm-6pm, 17 and 18 year olds.

Tryout Registration will open on or about September 15th. All details on how to register will be posted at that time on the registration tab. 

Teams will be announced by the end of the day on October 13th.

New this year will be position specific clinics held on the following days: October 15th , 22nd and 29th. These clinic dates are subject to change. These are mandatory and considered part of the travel season. The schedule for the clinics will be broken down as follows:

- All 14U teams will practice from 12pm-2pm

- All 15U and 16U teams  will practice from 2pm-4pm

- All 17U and 18U teams will practice from 4pm-6pm.

On those days, those age groups present will be practicing as a group and possibly broken up as the head clinician sees fit.  

The regular season will start on October 31st.

2022-23 season overview:

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 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)

3 Position specific clinics in October

R2 and scorekeeping clinic by certified referees (if available)

 

The fees for the 2022-23 Ocean Volleyball Club Girls Club Season are as follows:

 

National Teams

Possible age groups: 14-18

At Saint Barbara Gym and LA Fitness: $1975.00

Additional $16 AAU Membership will be required.

 

Regional Teams

Possible age groups: 13-18

At Saint Barbara Location: $ 1725.00

Additional $16 AAU Membership will be required.

 

National Teams will play in 5 regional single day tournaments/tri-matches and at least 3 of the following multiday Tournaments: 

Atlantic City Invitational, January and/or May

MLK Tournament in Lancaster PA

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 3 of the following multiday tournaments (13U team may vary): (Covid restrictions and tournament availability will effect this)

Atlantic City Invitational, January and/or May

MLK Tournament in Lancaster PA

Irish Rumble in Lancaster PA

BeachFest in Ocean City MD

2022-23 Tryout/Season FAQ for Travel

Frequently asked questions

When are tryouts?

Tryouts will take place during the first two weeks of October. Specific dates will be posted here ASAP. We will also post on Facebook, directing you here, once this schedule is set.

My daughter would like to tryout with her friends even though they are a different grade. 

All players will be trying out in their correct age group. Please see the USA Age Chart tab. 

Are tryouts open to spectators?

No

How many teams are there and what are the age groups?

As of right now we will have between 10 and 14 teams ages 13U through 18U. Team sizes, practice times, and practice dates will be dependent on turnout.

What age group should I be trying out for?

Your age on June 30th, 2023 is the age group you try out in. There is always a possibility that not everyone makes a team. That will be dependent on turnout. Please refer to the below link:

https://usavolleyball.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/07/2023-Age-Definition.pdf

How long is the season?

The season will run from the start of November through mid-May.

What are the times and days of practices?

The club practices Sunday through Thursday. The exact days and times depend on which team you are placed. That is determined after tryouts and team selection. Practice is two nights a week and two hours per night.

Where are the tournaments?

Tournaments can be anywhere from Lancaster to Poughkeepsie to anywhere on Long Island to South Jersey. And home, of course.

What are the fees?

Fees will be posted later this year.

What if I have additional questions?

Please call Scott Binkley 732-278-7206 or Jose Rafael 848-448-9306

Ocean Volleyball Academy

Ocean VB Academy will be running the Fall/Winter session starting in December. Registration will open in November.  Sessions will be on Sunday afternoons. One hour per day for eight consecutive Sundays not including holidays. Updates will be posted on Facebook and Instagram.  Please see the Ocean VB Academy tab for detailed information.