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2021-2022 Tryout/Season info

The 2021-22 season is right around the corner and below are the details for another great season of girls volleyball at Ocean County Volleyball Club

Specific Ocean Volleyball Academy information will be posted soon.

The 2021-22 travel season details are as follows:

We will be having tryouts for 10 teams of varying ages, 13U through 18U. 12 players per team.

Your age on June 30th, 2022 is the age group in which you try out for.

Our tryout schedule:

Makeup day: Notify club if you can not make your day. We will do our best to accommodate.

October 25th, 6-8pm, for girls 13U and 14U.

October 26th, 6-8pm, for girls 15U.                   

October 28th, 6-8pm, for girls 16U.

October 30th, 12-2pm, for girls 17U and 18U.

October 30th, 2:30-4:30, National Team Tryouts 16 and older

October 30th, 5:00-7:00, National Team Tryouts 15 and under

Your age on June 30th, 2022 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 $65.00.

Online Registration Start Date: October 12th

All registrants must be pre-registered for the USA Developmental 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 $65. Ocean Volleyball Club Registration will open on October 12th. Receipt required at check-in.

REGISTRATION 2: You will ALSO need a USA Developmental Membership. ($30 total, $20+$10). https://www.geva.org/registration. Copy of card required at check-in.

Full USA Volleyball membership required after joining Ocean VBC (additional $35). Players will also be required to get an AAU membership if they make a team.

You must bring copies or a screenshot of your USA Membership Card and paid Ocean VBC receipt.  Players can not participate in tryouts without these two items in-hand when you enter gym.

 

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

 

For players making a team, the first day of practice will be either Wednesday, November 3rd, Thursday, November 4th or Sunday, November 7th.

 

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);

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: $1,750.00

 

Regional Teams

Possible age groups: 13-18

At Saint Barbara Location: $ 1,495.00

 

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

Atlantic City Invitational

MLK Tournament in Lancaster PA

Nike 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.

All fees will be paid online.

Players will be placed on a team after tryouts. For players making a team, the first day of practice will be either Monday, November 8th, Tuesday, November 9th or Wednesday November 10th.

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 the following:

  1. USAVolleyball full Membership Card, or pic
  2. A signed  GEVA Recruiting and Commitment Policy 2021-2022 (found under the forms tab on Ocvbc website). Signature page only.
  3. Fees already paid online. Please have receipt or screenshot. 
  4. AAU Membership card. AE coverage, $16 AB membership., or pic
  5. Completed, Signed Geva Player Medical Release Form.

Ocean Volleyball Academy/Lessons

For players not making a team or not able to make the commitment to travel we will be offering our Ocean Volleyball Academy program which will begin in December and will last 8 weeks. The program will be one hour per day and one day per week and will be taught by our Club Coaches. General info is listed under the Academy tab. Cost will be $175 and will cover the cost of the program and an OVC shirt. If your player is only doing this program than they will only need a USA Developmental  Membership.

2021-22 Tryout/Season FAQ

Frequently asked questions

When are tryouts?

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

Are tryouts open to spectators?

No

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

As of right now we will have ten 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, 2022 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.  

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 in the next few weeks.