• California Kickoff

     

    January 18-19, 2014

    Divisions: 18 Open, 18 Club, 17 Open, 17 Club, 16 Open, 15 Open, 14 Open, 13 Open, 12 Open, 12 Club

     

    January 19-20, 2014

    Divisions: 16 Club, 15 Club, 14 Club, 13 Club

     

    Sites:

    San Jose Convention Center

    San Mateo Event Center

    Oakland Convention Center

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    Tournament Flier

    Tournament Hotels

    Required Hotel Form

    Online Schedule/Results

     

    For more information on this event, please contact info@californiakickoff.com

     

    This event is a National Ranking Tournament as recognized by USA Volleyball

     

    AES| Scout & Recruit

    Entry Fees / Registration Deadline

    Entry Fee: $575 for all age divisions

    Registration deadline: December 2, 2013

    Teams will be accepted after the deadline, if space is available

    There are no refunds after December 2, 2013

    Tournament Check-In

    All coaches are required to check-in prior to the beginning of play at the tournament. The Check-In Desks (Tournament Desks) are located as follows:

    San Jose Convention Center: in the lobby on the second floor in front of the main entrance.

    San Mateo Event Center: inside the event center toward the back wall

    Check-In for the tournament will be as follows:

    Saturday, January 18, 2014

    AM Wave: between 7:00 AM and 8:00 AM

    PM Wave: between 1:00 PM and 2:00 PM

     

    Sunday, January 19, 2014

    PM Wave: between 1:00 PM and 2:00 PM

     

    All coaches are required to carry their signed players' Medical Release Forms with them at all times during the tournament. You do not need to submit these forms to the NCVA at Check-In. You may be asked to present these forms at any time during the event.

     

    Coaches Meeting

    There will not be a coaches meeting. However, there will be qualified Tournament Directors on hand to answer any and all questions you may have.

     

    Wave & Site Assignments

    AM Wave Start Time: 8:30 AM

    PM Wave Start Time: 2:30 PM

    18 Open: Saturday – PM Wave – San Jose Convention Center          
      Sunday – PM Wave – San Jose Convention          
                         
    18 Club: Saturday – PM Wave – San Jose Convention Center          
      Sunday – PM Wave – San Jose Convention          
                         
    17 Open: Saturday – PM Wave – San Jose Convention Center          
      Sunday – PM Wave – San Jose Convention          
                         
    17 Club: Saturday – AM Wave – San Jose Convention Center          
      Sunday – AM Wave – San Jose City College          
                         
    16 Open: Saturday – AM Wave – San Jose Convention Center          
      Sunday – PM Wave – San Mateo Event            
                         
    15 Open: Saturday – AM Wave – San Jose Convention Center          
      Sunday – Divisions 1, 2 & 3 – PM Wave – San Mateo Event Center       
      Sunday – Divisions 4, 5 & 6 – PM Wave – San Jose City College        
                         
    14 Open: Saturday – PM Wave – San Mateo Event Center          
      Sunday – Divisions 1, 2, 3, 4 & 5 – PM Wave – Oakland Convention Center    
      Sunday – Divisions 6, 7 & 8 – PM Wave – San Mateo Area (See site locations below)    
                         
    13 Open: Saturday – PM Wave – San Mateo Event Center          
      Sunday – Divisions 1, 2 & 3 – AM Wave – Oakland Convention Center      
      Sunday – Divisions 4 & 5 – AM Wave – San Mateo Area (See site locations below)    
                         
    12 Open: Saturday – AM Wave – San Mateo Event Center          
      Sunday – AM Wave – San Mateo Area (See site locations below)      
                         
    12 Club: Saturday – AM Wave – San Mateo Event Center          
      Sunday – AM Wave – San Mateo Area (See site locations below)      
                         
    16 Club: Sunday – AM Wave – San Jose Convention Center          
      Monday – AM (8:30am) or PM (1:30p) Wave – San Jose Convention Center    
                         
    15 Club:  Sunday – AM Wave – San Jose Convention Center          
      Monday – AM (8:30am) or PM (1:30p) Wave – San Jose Convention Center    
                         
    14 Club: Sunday – AM Wave –  San Mateo Event Center
      Monday – AM (8:30am) or PM (1:30p) Wave – San Mateo Event Center
                         
    13 Club: Sunday – AM Wave – Oakland Convention Center and the San Mateo Area (see below for locations)
      Monday – AM (8:30am) or PM (1:30p) Wave – Oakland Convention Center      
                         
    Site Locations:                  
    San Mateo Area = The Foundry, Paye’s Place, City Beach and Sport House      

     

    Court Locations

    San Jose Convention Center Courts 1-34
    150 West San Carlos Street, San Jose, CA 95110
    San Jose City College Courts 35-39
    2100 Moorpark Avenue, San Jose, CA 94849
    San Mateo Event Center Courts 40-62
    Main Entrance for Event Parking
    1346 Saratoga Dr., San Mateo, CA 94403
    Oakland Convention Center Courts 63-72
    1001 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94607
    The Foundry Courts 73-78
    2575 E Bayshore Rd, Redwood City, CA 94063
    Paye’s Place Courts 79-81
    595 Industrial Rd San Carlos, CA 94070
    City Beach Courts 82-86
    2911 Mead Ave Santa Clara, CA 95051
    Sports House Courts 87-89
    3151 Edison Way, Redwood City, CA 94063

    Seed Assignments & Tournament Format

    Online Schedule/Results

     

    Tournament Flowcharts:

    12 Club         12 Open
    13 Club         13 Open
    14 Club         14 Open
    15 Club         15 Open
    16 Club         16 Open
    17 Club         17 Open
    18 Club         18 Open

     

    All seeding appeals have been reviewed and processed. If you missed the deadline to appeal your seed, and you are registered for Power League, you may submit an appeal for Power League by 5:00 PM on January 21, 2014. Power League Appeal Form

    All seeding appeals submitted prior to the California Kickoff will also be applied to the Power League seeding.

     

    Tournament Schedule

    The entire tournament schedule and program will be posted online. Be sure to check the website just before departing for any last minute format changes due to teams being dropped or added. If you would like printed copies of the format or schedule, please take the time to print these off from home. The NCVA will not be providing printed materials at the tournament in our effort to Go Green!

    Site Rules - Coolers & Food & Tailgating

    The rules listed below are site requirements - please pass this information on to your team parents who are traveling to the tournament.

    It is highly recommended that you do not leave your belongings unattended. Leaving any items unattended at the tournament is done at your own risk. The NCVA and/or the San Jose Convention Center/San Mateo Event Center/Oakland Convention Center are not responsible for lost or stolen items. Please plan accordingly.

     

    Site Rules

     

    San Jose Convention Center:

    No coolers or outside food are allowed in the San Jose Convention Center. There will be SJCC security on-site enforcing this policy.

    Order Sandwiches ahead of time for your team. Contact San Jose CC Staff

    NO COOKING OR HEATING DEVICES WILL BE ALLOWED.

    There is no outside food and beverage or camping allowed anywhere on the Convention Center premises, including the outdoor plaza.

    We will have security stationed on the parkway, as well as roaming throughout the convention center. 

     

    Oakland Convention Center:

    All team camping will be limited to the Grand Ballroom in the Oakland Convention Center.

    Tables and chairs are provided with enough room for all teams.

    Outside food and coolers are allowed, but NO COOKING OR HEATING DEVICES WILL BE ALLOWED IN THE BUILDING.

     

    San Mateo Event Center:

    No coolers or outside food are allowed in the San Mateo Event Center

    NO COOKING OR HEATING DEVICES WILL BE ALLOWED.

    Tailgating Opportunities

    • No canopies or BBQs allowed in the parking lot
    • They offer a wide variety of healthy food and drink choices.  Included are Chicken Caesar Salads, Fresh Made Sandwiches, Fresh Cut Fruit Bowls, Yogurts, Danishes, Variety of Juices, Variety of Powerade/Gatorade and Milk

     

    City Beach Santa Clara 
    • No tailgating activities will be allowed outside the building in the parking lot, which is shared by several businesses.
    • Food may be brought inside.  A shared storage and eating area will be available inside the facility
    • The following are not permitted inside or outside: Canopies, tables, BBQs, generators, microwaves, etc.
    • 'Camping' is allowed in designated areas only
    • Alcohol is not permitted anywhere on the premises
    • Outside food, bags, and coolers are only allowed inside the City Beach Facility - There will be tables inside for use
    • No chairs, tables or coolers allowed inside.
    • Parking is limited. City Beach Santa Clara has a small parking lot and our neighboring businesses are busy
    • No BBQ or Alcohol inside or outside

     

    San Jose City College
    • No BBQs will be allowed to be setup and/or used.
    • No chairs, coolers or food inside the gym.
    • No camping/team sites will be permitted in the parking lot.
    • Camping/team sites are only permitted on the grass in front of the main gym entrance. No camping/team sites on any concrete surfaces.
    • This site does charge for parking - be sure to get a permit from the machine in the lot. If a machine is not working, you must find a working machine. A broken machine does not mean free parking.
    • No BBQs or food heating devices of any kind will be permitted anywhere on SJCC property

     

    The Foundry
    • Parking in the Foundry lots will be $10 per vehicle.  There will be a shuttle from a secondary lot which is about 2 blocks away.
    • No food will be allowed in the facility, but food storage space is available just outside the building.
    • No tailgating activities will be allowed in the parking area, including: Camping, canopies, tables, BBQs.
    • The food storage area outside will be a shared area for all teams to use to eat.
    • Outside chairs will not be allowed inside due to damage to the floor.
    • Please consider carpooling and dropping of teams or supplies before parking.

     

     

    Parking

    San Jose Convention Center:

    The San Jose Convention Center charges for parking.

     

    San Mateo Event Center:

    The San Mateo Event Center charges for parking. Park in the east lot entrance - 1346 Saratoga Avenue, San Mateo, Ca 94403

     

    Oakland Convention Center:

    The Oakland Convention Center charges for parking.

    The Oakland Convention Center has limited street parking with meters available OR Parking is available in the Oakland City Center Garage at the following rate: *Please note that the is NO tailgating allowed in the parking garage.

    Each 20-minutes $  1.75
    1 hour $  5.25
    2 hours $10.50
    3 hours $15.75
    4-5 hours $21.00
    6-8 hours $22.00

     

    Site Rules

     

    Results

    2014Event Results:

    12 Club         12 Open
    13 Club         13 Open
    14 Club         14 Open
    15 Club         15 Open
    16 Club         16 Open
    17 Club         17 Open
    18 Club         18 Open

    2013 Event Results:

    18 Club     18 Open     16 Club     16 Open     14 Club     14 Open     12 Club     12 Open

     

     

    Future Events

    2014

    January 18-19 / 19-20, 2014
    San Mateo Event Center & San Jose Convention Center

     

    2015

    January 17-18 / 18-19, 2015
    San Mateo Event Center & San Jose Convention Center