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Austin Sports Center

Austin Junior Volleyball

About AJV Boys: FAQs

If you have questions, please do not hesitate to contact Glen Lietzke at glen@austinsportscenter.com.

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Schedule

What is the 2018 Practice Schedule?

Generally, teams have two - 2 hour practices per week. Practices Start mid Nov. There are breaks for Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years, Superbowl, Spring Break and Easter. Practices end the last week of April except 18 Mizuno who practices through Jr National in July. 

Practice location will be Austin Sports Center - South (with the possibility of practices at Austin Sports Center - Cedar Park if needed).

What is the 2018 Playing Schedule for Boys 18 Miz

Competitions for the teams are mostly 2 day tournaments. Teams will typically start at 12noon on a Saturday, play 3 to 5 matches verses different teams over a 6 to 8 hour period then continue play Sunday morning and finish by 1pm or 2pm.  Here is the tentative 2018 schedule:

 

Boys 18 Miz      
Start Date End Date Event Location
16-Dec 17-Dec SCVA Boys Holiday Classic Anaheim, CA
6-Jan 7-Jan SWB Tour Stop #1: Kaizen Invitational OKC
13-Jan 14-Jan Rochester Qualifier Rochester
27-Jan 28-Jan Texas Qualifier Houston
3-Feb 4-Feb SWB Tour Stop #2: North Texas Challenge Dallas
17-Feb 18-Feb SWB Tour Stop #3: HVA Winter Classic Houston
3-Mar 4-Mar SWB Tour Stop #4: AJV Spring Tourney Round Rock
24-Mar 25-Mar SWB Tour Stop #5: Stewart Sheng Bayou Classic Lafayette, LA
22-Apr 23-Apr SWB Tour Championships @ LSC - Dallas Dallas
16-Jun 17-Jun Nat'l Warm Up  (Optional for 17,16,15 Miz) Austin
2-Jul 5-Jul 2018 USAV Boys Nat'l Champ (Optional) Pheonix
What is the 2018 Playing Schedule for Boys 18 Molten

Competitions for the teams are mostly 2 day tournaments. Teams will typically start at 12noon on a Saturday, play 3 to 5 matches verses different teams over a 6 to 8 hour period then continue play Sunday morning and finish by 1pm or 2pm.  Here is the tentative 2018 schedule:

Boys 18 Molten      
Start Date End Date Event Location
6-Jan 7-Jan SWB Tour Stop #1: Kaizen Invitational OKC
27-Jan 28-Jan Texas Qualifier Houston
3-Feb 4-Feb SWB Tour Stop #2: North Texas Challenge Dallas
17-Feb 18-Feb SWB Tour Stop #3: HVA Winter Classic Houston
3-Mar 4-Mar SWB Tour Stop #4: AJV Spring Tourney Round Rock
24-Mar 25-Mar SWB Tour Stop #5: Stewart Sheng Bayou Classic Lafayette, LA
22-Apr 23-Apr SWB Tour Championships @ LSC - Dallas Dallas
16-Jun 17-Jun Nat'l Warm Up  (Optional for 17,16,15 Miz) Austin
2-Jul 5-Jul 2018 USAV Boys Nat'l Champ (Optional) Pheonix



What is the 2018 playing Schedule for Boys 15 Miz

Competitions for the teams are mostly 2 day tournaments. Teams will typically start at 12noon on a Saturday, play 3 to 5 matches verses different teams over a 6 to 8 hour period then continue play Sunday morning and finish by 1pm or 2pm.  Here is the tentative 2018 schedule:

 

Boys 15 Miz      
Start Date End Date Event Location
6-Jan 7-Jan SWB Tour Stop #1: Kaizen Invitational OKC
27-Jan 28-Jan Texas Qualifier Houston
3-Feb 4-Feb SWB Tour Stop #2: North Texas Challenge Dallas
17-Feb 18-Feb SWB Tour Stop #3: HVA Winter Classic Houston
3-Mar 4-Mar SWB Tour Stop #4: AJV Spring Tourney Round Rock
24-Mar 25-Mar SWB Tour Stop #5: Stewart Sheng Bayou Classic Lafayette, LA
22-Apr 23-Apr SWB Tour Championships @ LSC - Dallas Dallas
16-Jun 17-Jun Nat'l Warm Up  (Optional for 17,16,15 Miz) Austin
5-Jul 8-Jul 2018 USAV Boys Nat'l Champ (Optional) Pheonix
What is the 2018 playing Schedule for Boys 13 Miz

Competitions for the teams are mostly 2 day tournaments. Teams will typically start at 12noon on a Saturday, play 3 to 5 matches verses different teams over a 6 to 8 hour period then continue play Sunday morning and finish by 1pm or 2pm.  Here is the tentative 2018 schedule:

Boys 13 Miz        
Start Date End Date Event Location  
6-Jan 6-Jan CTPL #1 Austin 11s-18s
27-Jan 28-Jan Texas Qualifier Houston 12s-18s
3-Feb 3-Feb CTPL #2 Austin 11s-18s
3-Mar 4-Mar SWB Tour Stop #4: AJV Spring Tourney Round Rock 12s-18s
24-Mar 24-Mar CTPL #3 Austin 11s-18s
7-Apr 7-Apr Lone Star Warm-up Round Rock 13s-17s
22-Apr 23-Apr SWB Tour Championships @ LSC - Dallas Dallas 12s-18s
6-Jul 8-Jul 2018 USAV Boys Nat'l Champ (Optional) Pheonix 13s



 

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Player Dues

What are the 2018 Player Dues

Player dues will be broken out in to the initial deposit, then monthly payments. The initial deposit is due when teams are announced at the end of tryouts, then the monthly payments begin Oct 1. Below Payment Schedule is estimate for 2018 (as of 8/1/17)

 

2017-2018 Payment Schedule              
Team Deposit (at Tryouts) 1-Oct 1-Nov 1-Dec 1-Jan 1-Feb 1-Mar 1-Apr Total
12 Miz $400 $200 $200 $200 $200 $200 $0 $0 $1,400
14 Miz $500 $300 $300 $300 $300 $300 $0 $0 $2,000
15 Miz $500 $300 $300 $300 $300 $300 $300 $300 $2,600
16 Miz $500 $300 $300 $300 $300 $300 $300 $300 $2,600
17 Miz $500 $300 $300 $300 $300 $300 $300 $300 $2,600
18 Miz $500 $400 $400 $400 $400 $400 $400 $300 $3,200

Player dues are broken out in to the inital deposit, then monthly payments. The initial deposit is due once the teams are announced in August and is required to secure your place on the team. Then the monthly payments begin Oct 1. Player Dues are subject to change each year. 

Player dues cover: USAV registrations, uniforms, gym rentals, coaches' fees, tournament registrations and administrative.  For uniforms, AJV will provide at least 2 jerseys, playing shorts, practice shirts, sweat shirt (or warm up jacket) and back packs. (Shoes are NOT provided but can be ordered at a reduced cost from the club). Food, transportation and player hotels (if needed) are NOT included. The season ends in April at the Lone Star Classic unless players choose to extend the season to include attending the 2018 Boys Jr National Championships at an additional cost (additional $500-$650).

 

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Travel

Travel Information
All of our teams from ages 14-18 will play in the Southwest Boys Tour. The Southwest Boys Tour will have tournaments at the following locations: Oklahoma City, Houston, Austin, New Orleans, and Dallas. Our younger teams ages 13 and under will play all local tournaments, with the option to travel to an out of town tournament.
What if I am unable to go with my athlete on a trip?

If you are unable to travel, you have the option of putting them on the same flight as your coach and they will make sure they get where they need to go.  Please make sure to notify your coach that they are your athlete's travel companion.

Another option is to ask a teammates parent to help in the travel process.

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USAV Registration

How do I become a member of the Lone Star Region / USA Volleyball

USAV REGISTRATION: Each member of Austin Jr Volleyball must register as a member of the National Governing body, USA Volleyball. Our region under USAV is the LONE STAR region and that is where we register. 

LONE STAR REGION MEMBERSHIP: The Lone Star Region Membership Registration is open for renewals and new applicants.  Please use this link to begin the process: http://www.lsvolleyball.org/ then choose REGISTRATION in the upper right.

Registration with USAV is mandatory for all participants in the Lone Star Region Sanctioned events including practices.  This applies to Club Directors, Coaches, and Players that want to participate in Club Volleyball.

  Make sure you fill out all information correctly and fill in all fields for your athlete.  Please select " AUSTIN JUNIOR VOLLEYBALL" as your club affiliation; Bypassing this field will prohibit AJV from finalizing your membership.  Please do not enter an credit card number in the payment fill. Please select option #2 (submit payment separately, per region policy).