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The New England Classic TM  our largest jr beach volleyball tournament!

Nearly 75 teams, 8 age groups, Gold, Silver & bronze levels....at Hampton Beach, NH.

 

The New England ClassicTM,  Beach Volleyball Tournament

Saturday, July 9, 2016!

SPIKE UNIVERSITY's largest beach tournaments of the year are The New England ClassicTM and The New England OpenTM, both held at Hampton, NH.  The New England ClassicTM tournament is meant for moderate to advanced skills to compete for a Spike-U endorsement bid to the USAV (Club Div.), AAU, EVP, and JVA National Championships (July 23, July 23, Aug 13 & July 15 respectively).  Spike-U has sent 16 players to both the USAV and EVP National Championships.  Three teams took SILVER in 2014.  One team took GOLD in 2015.  One team took SILVER in 2015.  Spike-U will award the top 3 teams in each age group with an endorsement bid to their National event of choice - USAV or EVP (there are also Regional championship tournaments you could go to).  You do not have to be a member of AAU, JVA, Maine Juniors, USAV, NERVA, VolleyAmerica or EVP to participate in The New England ClassicTM!

E-brochure:  Click New England Classic to download 2016 details of the tournament.  Print and share it!

When:  Saturday, July 9, 2016

Time:  8:30am - 3:30pm  (9:00am first serve.  ~1:00pm playoff's start)

Where:  Hampton, NH (see map)

Who:  ages 9-22;  girls (U12, U14, U16, U18, U22)  and  boys (U16, U18, U22)

Price per player:  $42 (reg. before June 26),  $46 (reg. June 26 - July 2), $49 (reg. July 3 - 9) (online reg. closes July 6 at midnight).  SpikeU offers a $5 discount per sibling playing in the same tourney & a $5 discount if you travel over 120 miles one way to our tournament (select discount on payment page)!

Theme:  NEON & bright colors.  Looking at the photo above you can see how awesome a theme can be...

Format:  USAV format.  Play to 21, win by 2.  Top 4 teams make playoff's unless a quarter final is needed.

Awards:  1st, 2nd, 3rd place, USAV or EVP National Bid, SpikeU Aug 6 Invitational Bid, SpikeU New England Rank

 

AGE GROUPS:

Female Players Male Players
U12 Age 9-12 Born on or after Sept. 1, 2003 2 team spots left!  
Jones/Stanton, Blues Sisters, Trendsetters
 
U14 Age 12-14 Born on or after Sept. 1, 2001 2 team spots left!
GT, Seventh Surge, M&N, Beach Girls, Block Party, Serv-ivors, Haley's, Ava, (partner)
 
U16 Age 14-16 Born on or after Sept. 1, 1999 3 team spots left! 4 team spots left!
BB, Murphy/George, Elise and Rachel, Tidal Wave, Team Cake, Kryptonite, Lemons, Victoria & Stine, Sun Spikers, Beach Babes, Tsunami, Shamrocks, Barnstable, 2 bump chumps, Beach Bums, Heliotrope, EZ Dunkin', Doherty & Lowe
Fuego (May combine with U18 pool play)
U18 Age 16-18 Born on or after Sept. 1, 1997 3 team spots left! 1 team spot left!
Sets In The City, Blockbusters, Krystal, Serves you right, Alat, Gardner/Joyce, Emily and Ashley, Philly Wrights
Zimbabwe, Fuel, Team Konst, Scared Hitless (May combine with U16 pool play)
 
U22 Age 19-22 Born on or after Sept. 1, 1993 1 team spot left! 5 team spots!
Lions, Whitney Beaches, Norris/Sheppard, Notorious D.I.G
Your team name will appear here when you're officially registered in our system

*Check this table often as the # of team spots will change

 

TOURNAMENT AWARDS:

TOURNAMENT AWARDS:

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Awards for Gold (1st), Silver (2nd) and Bronze (3rd) place finish

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Top finishers receive:

  • A special invitation to The New England InvitationalTM Championship Tournament (Aug 6) where the best players in New England will compete

  • Listing on Spike-U's New England ranking chart

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The best theme winners get their photo taken for SpikeU publicity and social media!

TOURNAMENT REGISTRATION:

Important dates:
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April 3   Open registration begins for all

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May 18    Reg. closes.  You'll receive a Player Guide via E-mail (tournament details: your net assignment, directions on how to get there, rules, map, etc.)

 

Important Notes:
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 You need to register as a team (2 players) so find a partner you can play with BEFORE registering

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 If you don't have a partner, contact the Tournament Director and he will match you up with one. Contact him  ASAP!

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 Need to prepare for this tournament?  Hire one of our coaches for some great lessons and drills to get you  prepared (click here for coaching services).  Our coaches can come to you!

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