2018 BOYS CLUB VOLLEYBALL!
CCJ's OTHER HALF STARTS THEIR SEASON SEPTEMBER 1, 2017
Club Cactus Juniors Volleyball begins it's BOYS CLUB VOLLEYBALL in August. CCJ is Arizona's longest-running boys volleyball club. As a club volleyball program, CCJ is also committed to providing quality training, both physically and psychologically, and competition (locally, regionally, and nationally). This competitive athletic experience can enhance social development, contribute to mental and physical health, and teach the values of teamwork, goal setting, responsibility, self-discipline, and self-motivation.
CCJ offers a positive learning culture to contribute to the total development of the volleyball student-athlete on and off the court - the club provides training for both boys and girls. CCJ is the leading boys' program in Southern Arizona when comes to training and providing a deeper understanding of playing the game technically and systematically correct. In 2001, CCJ won the Bronze medal at the USA Volleyball Open National Championships - the highest finish ever for a Southern Arizona Team and the second-highest finish ever for an Arizona team. Each year, the club helps produce better volleyball players for the high school season with our systematic and technical approach to training.
COMPETITION SEASON I | FALL-WINTER
The CCJ BOYS CLUB VOLLEYBALL PROGRAM will be offering National and Regional Teams at the 18U, 16U, and 14U age levels for the Fall competition season. These teams will train three times a week (September-December) at the Sporting Chance Center and compete at 6 tournaments hosted by the Arizona Region of USA Volleyball. In addition, the club's National Teams will train through January and compete at the SCVA Boys Junior Invitational JNQ in San Diego.
The club also hosts a two-day high school prep clinic for all CCJ players that want a tune-up prior to the high school tryouts in February.
The cost for the Regional Teams is $1250.00 for Season I and includes all training fees, coaching staff, gym rental, uniform and player gear, tournament fees, and any other cost related to training the teams. The cost for the National Teams is $1950.00 and includes all the fees listed for the Regional Team and additional travel expenses (entry fees, player hotel rooms, team transportation, etc.)
PLAYER EVALUATIONS | OPEN HOUSE PRACTICES (Come check out what CCJ has to offer and how we train!)
Monday, August 21 and Wednesday, August 23 (7:30-9:00 PM) at the Sporting Chance Center
Sunday, August 27 (2:00-4:00 PM) at the Sporting Chance Center
Monday, August 28 and Wednesday, August 30 (7:00-9:00 PM) at the Sporting Chance Center
Players will need to report with a complete Registration Packet to participate in the tryout sessions
Once teams rosters are announced, players will have 24 hours to confirm their position and complete a Player/Parent Contract
Practices will begin on Monday, September 4 (Labor Day). Practices are held at the Sporting Chance Center and are generally scheduled Mondays and Wednesdays (7:00-9:00); and Sundays (4:00-6:30 PM).
COMPETITION SEASON II | SUMMER
Club Volleyball takes a break from practices and competition during the high school season in the Spring. After the high school season, clubs will regroup and continue the current season to prepare for summer to compete at National Tournaments in California and at the 2018 USA Volleyball Junior National Championships in Phoenix, Arizona. PLEASE NOTE: According to USAV and Arizona Region commitment rules and policies, a player is bound to the same club/team that he played for in the Fall when regrouping in the summer. Players are not allowed to train and compete with another club until their current club has issued a Player Release. CCJ and Arizona Region consider a season commitment from September 1, 2017 until July 5, 2018.
PLAYER EVALUATIONS | OPEN HOUSE PRACTICES
CCJ will host Player Evaluations for interested new club players ONLY IF THERE ARE OPEN POSITIONS ON SUMMER ROSTERS
May 2018 at the Sporting Chance Center (date will be announced in April 2018)
All players MUST be finished with their respective high school season to attend. Contact CCJ if there's a conflict.
SUMMER PRACTICE SCHEDULE
Summer practice will begin the final week of May 2018. Practices are held at the Sporting Chance Center and are generally scheduled Monday-Thursday during the summer from 7:00 - 9:00 PM.
USA VOLLEYBALL MEMBERSHIP
All Players MUST BE REGISTERED with USA Volleyball prior to participation in any CCJ USAV sanctioned practice - this includes Open Houses, Team Selections, and practices. Because we are at the end of the 2017 season and the start of the 2018 season, there are some special considerations in regards to USAV Membership.
RETURNING PLAYERS: Any player that participated in club volleyball during the 2016-17 season or during the summer competition is considered current and may participate under their current 2017 membership. We cannot renew membership until September 1, 2017.
NEW CLUB PLAYERS: Any player that did not participate in club volleyball during the 2016-17 season will need to apply for a USAV membership with the Arizona Region - use the Summer Fee ($15) for the partial membership.
ALL PLAYERS (AFTER TEAM SELECTIONS): The new club season (2018) begins September 1, 2017 - this is when players can apply for a new 2018 USAV membership ($55). Once Team Selections have concluded and players commit to CCJ, all players must renew/apply before September 10, 2017.