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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 $25.00 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 attend a National tryout you be notified that evening if you didn't make a national team to allow you to come back and tryout for an American or Regional team.
  7. Respond to your notification and begin completing the registration online and paying your deposit.

2022-2023 Volleyball Club Tryout Dates

Age Date Time
10 Oct. 21st 6:00pm-9:00pm
11 Oct. 21st 6:00pm-9:00pm
12 Oct. 21st 6:00pm-9:00pm
13 Oct. 28th 6:00pm-9:30pm
14 Oct. 28th 6:00pm-9:30pm
15 Nov. 13th 12:00pm-3:00pm
16 Nov. 13th 5:00pm-7:00pm
17 Nov. 14th 5:00pm-7:00pm
18 Nov. 14th 6:00pm-9:00pm

2022-2023 Tryout Registration

Use the link above to register your daughter for the 2022-2023 tryouts.

Age Classifications for 2022-2023

Age Age Definition
10 Players born on or after July 1, 2012
11 Players born on or after July 1, 2011
12 Players born on or after July 1, 20010
13 Players born on or after July 1, 2009
14 Players born on or after July 1, 2008
15 Players born on or after July 1, 2007
16 Players born on or after July 1, 2006
17 Players born on or after July 1, 2005
18 Players born on or after July1, 2004

Team Definations

Open Level Teams-Formally National Teams

  1. Playing season goes from Dec.1- July 1
  2. Team will attend AAU Nationals in Orlando, FL.
  3. Practice and Tournament Attendance will be kept (no more than 3 missed practices and 1 missed tournament date)
  4. 14 tournament play dates
  5. 2 practices per week with a 3rd practice as optional
  6. Cost $2000 + cost of clothing.

Elite Level Teams- New Level

  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. 12 tournament play dates. Playing at the "National" level
  4. 2 practices per week with a 3rd practice as optional
  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 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 1-Teams

  1. Playing season goes from Dec. 1-May 1
  2. Teams will play in 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

Club Level 2  Early Bird and Later Gator Seasons

  1. Playing season goes from Dec. 1-March 1 or March 1-June 1
  2. Teams will play in 8 tournament dates
  3. 2 practices per week
  4. Cost $800.00

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.

 

2020-2021 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.