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2020-2021 Tornados Club Tryout Information

2020-2021 Tryout Information

Check in will begin 30 minutes prior to start time. We will work as quickly as we can through check in and COVID protocol.  If you have never played at TTVB please bring a copy of your player’s birth certificate. 

  • Please verify your age division from the chart below before you register.

You will be required to leave the initial $550 deposit at the time of check in and will be deposited upon team acceptance.

SAFETY MEASURES

  • The gym is being professionally cleaned and sanitized Friday 7/10 to prepare for your child’s arrival.  We will continue to sanitize all balls and equipment between each session.

·        Please have your child wear a mask to and from the gym.  It will not be required for play.

·        Temperatures will be checked for anyone entering the gym.

·        We will maintain social distancing.  Each child will need her own water, as water fountains are closed.

·        If you have not been to Tornados before you will be required to fill out a waiver upon arrival.

·        1 parent per child will be allowed in the gym. They must wear a mask at all times and stay social distanced.  

TEAM PLACEMENT

Team placement will be made the day of tryouts.  Make sure to leave the best contact information.  Once you have accepted you will receive the Participation Agreement electronically and must be signed immediately to secure your spot on the team.

PARENT MEETING

We will have a brief parent meeting at the beginning.  Masks and social distancing required.

UNIFORM FITTING

UNIFORM FITTINGS WILL NOT HAPPEN BEFORE TRYOUTS THIS YEAR, AS IT HAS IN YEARS PAST.  Uniform fittings will be Wednesday July 15th from 5-9 PM, or Thursday July 16th from 9 AM - 1 PM.  You may come either day ANYTIME during those time frames.  It should only take ~20 minutes per child.  Mask and Covid protocols will be followed.

LATE TRYOUTS

It is strongly recommended to attend the regular try outs but if you cannot attend you will need to contact Jen Doris (jen@texastornados.org) for 10-13's and Preston Smith (preston@texastornados.org) for 14-18's.  You will need to fill out the Late Tryout Evaluation form and either leave a check or credit card for the deposit.  The fee for the late try out is $100.

WHAT TO EXPECT AT TRY-OUTS

  • Players will be evaluated (10’s-12’s-skill stations, 13’s-18’s-skills, position rank and competitive play)

  • Master coaches and team coaches will deliberate and make team selections (the day of tryouts)

  • All 10’s-12’s that make it will be selected to the club and be re-evaluated in the fall for team placement.  We will inform all 12 and under players at the end of try-outs if you were selected to the club. You will be required to sign a participation agreement before leaving in order to hold your spot.

  • You will be selected for a team the day of try-outs and called within 24 hours. If you are selected then you will receive an email with all of the forms that need to be signed electronically within 24 hours, in order to participate with Texas Tornados. If you do not receive your forms please contact Jen Doris at jen@texastornados.org

  • Emails will go out to those that were not selected within 24 hours

  • Players will be evaluated (10’s-12’s-skill stations, 13’s-18’s-skills, position rank and competitive play)

  • Master coaches and team coaches will deliberate and make team selections (the day of tryouts)

  • All 10’s-12’s that make it will be selected to the club and be re-evaluated in the fall for team placement.  We will inform all 12 and under players at the end of try-outs if you were selected to the club. You will be required to sign a participation agreement contract before leaving in order to hold your spot.

  • All 13’s-16’s will be selected for a team the day of try-outs and called within 24 hours.

If you are selected in the 13’s-16’s age group then you will receive an email with all of the forms that need to be signed electronically within 24 hours, in order to participate with Texas Tornados. If you do not receive your forms please contact Jen Doris at jen@texastornados.org.

  • All 17’s and 18’s will be told at the end of try-outs which team you were selected to. You will be required to sign a participation agreement contract before leaving in order to hold your spot.

  • Emails will go out to those that were not selected within 24 hours

FORMS WE WILL NEED ONCE YOU ARE SELECTED TO THE CLUB OR A TEAM

  1. Participation agreement (signed by parent and player) Electronically sent (This holds your spot)

  2. Copy of player birth certificate if we do not have one on file already (Bring to team meeting in October or November)

  3. Credit card form used for Deposit can be used for auto draft if marked “yes” on form.

  4. Code of Conduct (signed by parent and player) Electronically sent

  5. USAV Medical Release (not available until September 1st) On TT website under VB programs.

  6. Register for USAV-Lone Star (not available until September 1st) link on TT website under Club Volleyball, not included in fees

  7. Important Date sheet will be available on TT website in August.

GOOD LUCK TO ALL OF THE ATHLETES!!!

 

USAV 2020-2021 Age Chart

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