2013 Florida Pre-Qualifier
Tournament Format and Information
Match Length: All matches will be best of 3 games to 25 with the deciding game,
to 15. There is no cap!!!
Age Divisions: 18 Open, 18 Club, 17 Open, 16 Open, 16 Club, 15
Open, 15 Club, 14 Open,
14 Club, 13 Open, 13 Club, 12 Club, 11 Club, 10 Club
**Divisions must have at least 8 teams
entered or Open & Club may be combined.
Division Formats: All divisions will have formats
designed to guarantee each team 5 matches
in each division. All teams will play 3 matches Saturday and 2 or more on
Entry Fee: $325 for 10 & 11 Club Divisions and $425 for all other divisions.
discounted rate for out-of-state teams!)
Officials: Paid 1st officials provided
for all matches, paid 2nd officials for all Gold
Division Bracket Matches. Match fees for officials are $24 for Provisionals,
$28 for Regionals, and $32 for Junior National/National.
Wave Start Times: Will be posted
no later than February 1st, 2013
Host Hotel & Stay, Play, and Save Policy: All teams
participating in this event must stay in the host hotels.
**Click on HOTEL
INFORMATION for for specifics!
Schedule: The complete schedule for the entire weekend and
seeding will be posted to the web site by 8pm on
Wednesday, March 14 and
will be updated if any teams add or drop, so check the web site regularly that week.
Admission: This year's event will have an admission fee for spectators
of $10 per day or $15 for a tournament pass.
- Athletes will just need to show their jersey to gain admission to the Exhibit Hall.
- Teams will be issued a coaching credential pass for each ADULT they have listed on their roster in AES.
- Spectators will be able to purchase a colored wristband at the door each
at 7am, that will gain them admission to theplaying venue for that day.
Team Check-in: There will NOT be a coaches meeting on Friday night. However, COACHES
CLUB DIRECTORS MUST check in their teams (consists of signing the roster and picking up
coaching credential pass(s),
playing schedule/tournament procedures) at the playing venue.
Team Check-in Locations and Times:
Friday, March 22 from 6-9pm at the Tampa Convention Center in the
East Hall at the tournament
Saturday, March 23 from 7:15am-3:30pm outside
the Central Hall where admission
Facility Rules: Due
to incidents in previous years, there will be a NO TOLERANCE policy
for misbehavior by players/teams and
spectators in the venues.
Violation of these policies or any other general misbehaviors may
result in IMMEDIATE dismissal from the facility for the remainder of the day.
- Ball Handling
is NOT allowed outside of the exhibit halls in the Convention Center.
- Coolers and outside food and drink are NOT ALLOWED in the Convention Center. Only water and sports drinks may be
brought inside the facility.
- In order to comply with
the fire marshal, NO ONE WILL BE ALLOWED TO BRING THEIR OWN CHAIRS INTO THE TAMPA CONVENTION CENTER.
There will be a trainer available to tape ankles and assist with minor injuries at the
Convention Center. We will also
have EMT's in the Convention Center in case of emergency.
Results: Results will be uploaded into
signuptoplay for all teams Monday after the event.
Feature Court: This year’s event will
have a championship court with bleacher seating for
over 500 where most of the gold division finals will be played.