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Ozark Invitational, April 2024

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Sponsored by Destination Rogers

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We look forward to seeing you at the 2024 Ozark Invitational in April!

Date: April 6-7, 2024
Age: 10U-18U
10U-11U - Saturday April 6 Only
12U-18U - Saturday and Sunday April 6-7
Cost (10U-11U) - $325 per team
Cost (12U-18U): $425 per team
Location: See information below
Registration on AES opens: November 15, 2023 at 8am EST
Refund Policy: No refunds after March 1, 2024

Registration Deadline: March 18, 2024
Roster Deadline:  March 25, 2024

Admissions: $10 admission per day 
Students ages 7-16 and senior citizens 65 and older: $5 per day
Kids 6 and Under: FREE
All Admissions Ticketing will be done online in 2024

TOURNAMENT LOCATIONS / WAVE SCHEDULE

AGE WAVE FACILITY LOCATION
10's-11's All Day Arkansas Athletes Outreach North (AAON) 4667 S. Dixieland Rd., Suite 100 Rogers, AR 72758
12's
1 pools AM wave 8:00 am Arkansas Athletes Outreach North (AAON) 4667 S. Dixieland Rd., Suite 100 Rogers, AR 72758
1 pools AM wave 8:00 am Arkansas Athletes Outreach South (AAOS) 1515 Burr Oak Drive, Fayetteville, AR 72704
2 pools PM wave 2:30 pm Arkansas Athletes Outreach North (AAON) 4667 S. Dixieland Rd., Suite 100 Rogers, AR 72758
13's 8:00 am Arkansas Athletes Outreach South (AAOS) 1515 Burr Oak Drive, Fayetteville, AR 72704
14's 8:00 am Springdale Rec Center (SRC) 1906 Cambridge Street, Springdale AR 72762
15's 2:30 pm Arkansas Athletes Outreach South (AAOS) 1515 Burr Oak Drive, Fayetteville, AR 72704
16's 2:30 pm Springdale Rec Center (SRC) 1906 Cambridge Street, Springdale AR 72762
17's-18's 2:30 pm Springdale Rec Center (SRC) 1906 Cambridge Street, Springdale AR 72762

INFORMATION

Coaches Meeting: There will be no coaches meeting. Coaches are responsible for reading and understanding the rules and regulations. Please be aware that changes to the schedule might occur a day prior to the event. It is the coach's responsibility to check and make sure that they know the most updated schedule.

Facility Rules:
 - Admission Fees 
    $10 per day 
    Students ages 7-16 and senior citizens 65 and older: $5 per day
     Kids 6 and Under: Free
All Admissions Ticketing will be done online in 2024
- No outside food or drinks allowed at any of the facilities. Concessions available.
- No coolers allowed
- All Facilities have seating provided. There will be limited space for personal chairs. 
- Spectators must remain in seating area only

Locations:
Arkansas Athletes Outreach South (AAOS)
  1515 Burr Oak Street
  Fayetteville, AR 72703
Arkansas Athletes Outreach North (AAON)
  4667 S. Dixieland Road
  Rogers, AR 72758
Springdale Park and Recreation Facility (SRC)
  1906 Cambridge Street 
  Springdale, AR 72762

Check-In: Team check-in will be completed online.  

Format: (Depending upon number of entries/age divisions). 5 Matches total guaranteed for the tournament
ONE DAY EVENT (10's-11's):
- Pool play in the morning
- Bracket play in the afternoon
TWO DAY EVENT (12'S-18'S):
-Pool play Saturday
-Bracket play Sunday
- 4 Team Pools Best 2 out of 3 sets to 25 - NO CAP start at 0-0, 3rd set to 15 start at 0-0
 - NO CAP, unless started differently on the schedule
- 5 Team Pools 2 sets to 25 starting at 4-4
- Pools play begins at 8:00 am
- Warm-up: 2 (shared) - 4 - 4 minutes each team including serving.

Officiating:
- 1st Officials provided
- Teams are required to have an officiating crew consisting of 2 line judges, 1 scorekeeper, 1 libero tracker, 1 down official
- Be aware that during playoffs WINNERS MAY HAVE TO OFFICIATE
Officiating Penalties: Failure to provide officiating crew for your assignment could results in the forfeit of the 1st set of your next match. A coach must be present at the court site during officiating assignments. For every minute the officiating crew is late or incomplete, one point will be given to their opponent (up to 25-0 forfeit). The clock starts at match time.

Awards: 1st and 2nd place individual awards in every division

Lodging: Tournament Directors have negotiated to get great group booking rates for your teams or individual booking needs. Please click the links below for your favorite properties during each weekend event. 

For more tournament information you can contact Jenny Lingenfelter at jenny@ozarkjuniors.com / (479) 200-4422

For more lodging information you can contact Carey Lingenfelter at carey@ozarkjuniors.com / (479) 601-2187


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