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Tryout Information

Welcome to the 2020-21 Rockford Volleyball Club Season

The 2020-21 Season has been adjusted to work with the new school volleyball season.

We are living in a unique time and, as a result, we need to be willing to adjust to the current environment. With the IHSA moving high school volleyball to February and the restrictions made by the state of Illinois on youth sports, changes have had to be made to our usual club season.  

  • Middle School aged boys and girls will have a full club season from September - February. 
  • High School girls will have a full club season but it will be divided into two sessions allowing athletes the flexibility to join their local high school's practices during September and October.

Middle School Evaluations

12U-14U

Ages:
10-13

 

Evaluation Date:
September 3, 2020

 

Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00pm

 
Location
UW Health Sports Factory
305 S. Madison St.

$30
 
 

High School Evaluations

15U-18U

Ages:
14-18

 

Evaluation Date: 
September 4, 2020

 

Time
6:00pm - 8:00pm

 
Location
UW Health Sports Factory
305 S. Madison St.

$30
 
PRE-REGISTER TODAY!

Tryouts/Evaluations

  • We can accommodate a limited number of athletes for evaluations in the middle school level and the high school group each.
  • We have a system in place that will work within the CDC and the state of Illinois COVID-19 guidelines.
  • Athletes will be assigned a court for evaluations and will remain with a group of 20-24 athletes for the evaluation time. 
  • Masks are required walking in/out of the building but will not be required for active tryout time.
  • The evaluation is used for placing athletes in practice pods and teams. 

Makeup Tryouts


Age Eligibility Guidelines

* See the age classification and age eligibility chart to place your daughter in the appropriate age group.


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Additional Information

  • Tryout payments are non-refundable.

  • Please plan to have your daughter at the entire tryout. This is a closed tryout between the athlete and coaches. Due to current COVID-19 restrictions, parents are not allowed in the gym.

  • Girls must be at the tryout day in order to be considered for a team.

  • An email will be sent to the parent once acceptance into RVA has been completed and with instructions on signing. 

  • Players may be put on a waiting list for a team if not initially selected. If a selected player does not accept the spot on the team, we will select another player from the waiting list at that time.

Evaluation Schedule

Age Born On or After Team Tryout Date Tryout Time
11 & under 9/1/2009 Regional & Select September 3, 2020 6pm - 8 pm
12 & under 9/1/2008 Regional & Select September 3, 2020 6pm - 8 pm
13 & under 9/1/2007 Regional & Select September 3, 2020 6pm - 8 pm
14 & under 9/1/2006 Regional & Select September 3, 2020 6pm - 8 pm
15 & under 9/1/2005 Regional & Select September 4, 2020 6pm - 8 pm
16 & under 9/1/2004 Regional & Select September 4, 2020 6pm - 8 pm
17 & under 9/1/2003 Regional & Select September 4, 2020 6pm - 8 pm
18 & under 9/1/2002 Regional & Select September 4, 2020 6pm - 8 pm
All Make-Up Tryout September 8, 2020 6pm - 8 pm

Evaluation Process

Stage Description
Pre-Registration Athletes Pre-Register on our website to allow us to provide adequate staffing for tryouts and to make registration faster on site. The tryout fee is $30
On Site Registration ALL ATHLETES MUST PRE-REGISTER! NO WALK-INS WILL BE ALLOWED DUE TO COVID-19. Everyone should arrive 30 minutes early to check in and receive tryout t-shirt & number
Tryout Evaluation Athletes will be guided through the tryout and evaluated thoroughly by coaches.
Club Selection Coaches and Club Directors meet after tryouts to select those accepted into the club
Communication Emails will be sent out to athletes with their placement within 1 week after ALL Early tryouts are complete. Athletes/Families have 48 hours to respond to the offer with an Acceptance or Denial. We have all tentative details available before our tryout to allow for the decision making process to be efficient
Team Formation Coaches and Club Director finalize the rosters during the first 1-2 weeks of the season