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Tryouts

Tryout Process

  1. Read the "Athletes Bill of Rights"
  2. Identify your correct age classification based on your birth date in the Age Classification chart below.
  3. Register for Black Swamp's Tryouts online $30.00 plus processing fee, you must pay online for your registration to be consider complete: CLICK HERE to REGISTER
  4. Attend your designated tryout based on your age classification.
  5. You will be notified if you are accepted into the Club within 12 hours after your tryout. 
  6.  If you are offered a spot on a team you will have 3 days to inform Black Swamp VBC of your decision.
  7. Respond to your notification and begin completing the registration online and paying your deposit.
  8. We will NOT being doing a make up tryouts in July.  However we will be doing a second tryout in the fall to complete rosters and to give players an opportunity tryout after their school season.

2024-2025 Tryout Registration

Use the link above to register your player for tryouts.

2024-25 Volleyball Club Tryout Summer Dates

Age Date Time
10 NO SUMMER TRYOUTS FOR THIS AGE GROUP
11 NO SUMMER TRYOUTS FOR THIS AGE GROUP
12 NO SUMMER TRYOUTS FOR THIS AGE GROUP
13 NO SUMMER TRYOUTS FOR THIS AGE GROUP
14 July 13th 8-10:30am
15 July 13th 11:30pm-2:00pm
16 July 13th 3:00pm-5:30pm
17 July 13th 6:30pm-8:30pm
18 July 13th 6:30pm-8:30pm

2024-25 Fall Tryouts

Age Date Time
10 October 20th 2:00pm-4:00pm
11 October 20th 2:00pm-4:00pm
12 October 20th 5:00pm-7:00pm
13 October 27th 2:00pm-4:30pm
14 October 27th 5:30pm-8:00pm
15 November 10th 1:00pm-3:00pm
16 November 10th 4:00pm-6:00pm
17 November 10th 7:00pm-9:00pm
18 November 10th 7:00pm-9:00pm

Age Classifications for 2024-2025

Age Age Definition
10 Players born on or after July 1, 2014
11 Players born on or after July 1, 2013
12 Players born on or after July 1, 2012
13 Players born on or after July 1, 20011
14 Players born on or after July 1, 2010
15 Players born on or after July 1, 2009
16 Players born on or after July 1, 2008
17 Players born on or after July 1, 2007
18 Players born on or after July 1, 2006

Team Definations

Open Level Teams-Formally National Teams

  1. Playing season goes from Dec.1- July 1
  2. Team will attend a National Tournament.
  3. Practice and Tournament Attendance will be kept (no more than 3 missed practices and 1 missed tournament date)
  4. 16 tournament play dates
  5.  Up to 3 practices per week
  6. Cost $2250 + cost of clothing.

Elite Level Teams- 

  1. Playing season goes from Dec.1- May 1
  2. Practice and Tournament Attendance will be kept (no more than 3 missed practices and 1 missed tournament date)
  3. 10-12 tournament play dates. Playing at the "National" level
  4. 2 practices per week
  5. Cost $1600 + cost of clothing.

Premier Level Teams- Formally American Teams

  1. Playing season goes from Dec. 1-May 1
  2. Teams will play in 10-12 tournament dates
  3. There will be a few multi-day overnight tournaments
  4. Practice and Tournament Attendance will be kept (no more than 3 missed practices and 1 missed tournament date)
  5. 2 practices per week
  6. Cost $1200.00

Club Level -Teams

  1. Playing season goes from Dec. 1-May 1
  2. Teams will play in 8-10 tournament dates
  3. Practice and Tournament Attendance will be kept (no more than 3 missed practices and 1 missed tournament date)
  4. 2 practices per week
  5. Cost $1000.00

Uniform Costs

Ball-$45

Practice Shirt-$20

Spandex-$25

Jerseys -$100

Backpack-$35

Total $225 

Once an item is purchased players won't have to purchase another one the following year as long as the item fits, and jersey #'s don't change.

 

2023-2024 Payment Schedule

Payment schedule and cost for each Black Swamp VBC team.

MAKE UP TRYOUTS

There will be NO make up dates this year.  If you are wanting to play at Black Swamp next season you must attend one of our tryout dates.  Please contact Jason Miller at 419-310-3307 to see about any issues you have attending tryouts.