ST7 Santa Express
About the Tournament
We are delighted that your club will be joining us for this fantastic one day tournament! There will be 70 teams playing in a 1 day format. We are looking forward to a great tournament! If you have any further questions, do not hesitate to contact us.
Schedules: The schedules for the 2019 ST7 Santa Express are now available online. Click Here to View Schedules.
Format: The format will be pool play. The team with the best record in each pool will be awarded 1st place medals.
Rules: ST7 Tournaments follow AAU Rules therefore athletes may only appear on one roster in the same tournament. Athletes must play true to age or above according to the current AAU age definition chart. If a club seeks to have an athlete play below their AAU age definition, they must apply for and receive an age waiver from AAU through Gigi Lemon. This age waiver must be emailed or presented to ST7 prior to acceptance of the team roster.
Coaches Information: Wristbands for coaches will be available at the tournament site. Please be advised that ONLY coaches listed on the roster will be provided wristbands, not team representatives or chaperones and that a maximum of 3 coach's wristband will be provided per team. All coaches must present ID to receive their wristband.
Referees: We are providing professional up refs but coaches must bring their whistle and do the down reffing duties.
Officiating Assignments: ST7 will provide professional up refs but coaches must bring their whistle and do the down reffing duties. Each team is responsible to provide two line judges, a libero tracker, a scorekeeper, a scoreboard operator, and a down ref.
Rosters: Please be aware that all signed AAU team rosters with athlete’s jersey #’s and any modifications to the official team roster must be submitted to ST7 by Wednesday, 12/11/19 via email at email@example.com.
Warm up Balls: Warm up balls will be provided for all teams. Please do not bring balls to the facility.
Awards: Medals will be awarded to the first place team in each pool.
Athletic Trainer: The Big House will provide a professional trainer on the premises. If medical attention is needed, please do not hesitate to go to the training room or ask for the trainer.
Deadline to Register and Pay: November 14, 2019
Cancellation Policy: If you must cancel your registration for the tournament, please let us know by email two weeks in advance and we will gladly refund your payment. If ST7 has not received notice 2 weeks in advance, there will be no refund to your credit card.
Spectator Wristbands - CASH ONLY: Spectator wristbands will be available at the tournament location for $8 CASH ONLY. Please advise your parents that we will not be accepting credit card transactions for entrance so that they may come prepared. There is no ATM at the Big House. Thanks! All spectators ages 10 and under will be free. Doors will open at 7:15 AM.
Facility Rules: No coolers, food, drinks, thermal or refillable cups/bottles/containers, or outside chairs allowed within the facilities. Only single use bottles of water and gatorade are allowed within the facilities. Single use bottles of water or single use bottles of sports drink must be carried into the facility in the athlete's backpack. A full concessions will be available. The concessions will take cash and credit card.
*ST7 is renting court space from The Big House, all inquiries should be directed to ST7 Volleyball.
Parking: Parking will be available for free in the Big House parking lot, first come, first serve. There will be an overflow parking lot across the street available for a $2 donation to the Police Explorers. Please do not park in any grass area as your vehicle will be towed. Please make your teams aware of this situation. Thanks.
Sportsmanship: ST7 is dedicated to providing the best experience for all of our athletes, coaches, referees, volunteers, and fans. In order to do this we ask that each team and club remind their athletes, coaches, and fans that they are expected to be role models of good sportsmanship. Please show respect to all other fans, athletes, referees, directors, coaches, and volunteers. We will not tolerate any unsportsmanlike behavior by any participant or spectator at ST7 events. Any unsportsmanlike behavior can result in being ejected from the tournament facility and/or disqualificaton of a team.
*Official AAU tournament roster and signed AAU Medical Release Form will be required to participate.
If you have any questions or concerns do not hesitate to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We look forward to hosting your club!
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