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NIVA TRAVEL TEAMS AND INFORMATION

TRAVEL INFORMATION MEETING

Our travel program is open for players from all schools in 3rd-12th grade! The travel program is for players that want to train more hours than the club level program and play at a more competitive/elite level!  If you want to play in college, this is the division of our club that will get you the college exposure!

Come hear about our program and how we run things at NIVA!

Sunday, November 3rd
7:00PM
@Elkhart Memorial HS Little Theater

(enter the front of the school off CR 12)

 


NIVA TRAVEL TRYOUTS

All tryouts will take place at Elkhart Memorial High School
(enter the gym doors by the football field/tennis courts, NOT the front of the school)

PLAYERS SHOULD ATTEND BOTH TRYOUTS FOR THEIR AGE GROUP.  IF A COACH WANTS TO EVALUATE YOU FOR AN OLDER AGE GROUP, WE WILL EVALUATE YOU AT YOUR TIME AND ASK YOU TO ATTEND THAT TRYOUT. 
If you won't be at both tryouts, please let us know so we can be sure to evaluate you enough on the day you will be there.

Players will be given a tryout shirt...please wear the shirt to BOTH tryouts!

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WHAT TO COMPLETE FOR TRYOUTS:
1.  Complete the online registration and pay the tryout fee
($100 if you register by October 13th, $125 after October 13th)

CLICK HERE

2.  Complete your JVA Membership online 
(free at the time of registration, we pay the fee later out of your tryout fees)

CLICK HERE

3.  Complete the AAU Membership form and bring it to tryouts
CLICK HERE

4.  Bring 2 copies of your birth certificate

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FULL TRAVEL TRYOUTS

Sunday, November 10th
13U-14U: Registration 1:15--2:00, Tryouts 2:00-4:00
15U-16U: Registration 3:15-4:00, Tryouts 4:00-6:00
17-18U: Registration 5:15-6:00, Tryouts 6:00-8:00

Monday, November 11th
13-14U: Registration 6:30-7:00, Tryouts 7:00-9:00

Wednesday, November 13th
15U-18U: Registration 6:30-7:00, Tryouts 7:00-9:00

Team rosters will be posted by 11pm on Friday, November 15th
All teams will have their first team meeting and uniform fitting Sunday, November 24th (time TBA and will be posted with rosters)

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LIMITED TRAVEL TRYOUTS

Sunday, November 17th
10U, 11U, 12U, 13U: Registration 12:15-1:00, Tryouts 1:00-3:00
14U: Registration 2:15-3:00, Tryouts 3:00-5:00
15U: Registration 4:15-5:00, Tryouts 5:00-7:00
16U-17U: Registration 6:15-7:00, Tryouts 7:00-9:00

Monday, November 18th
10U-14U: Registration 6:30-7:00, Tryouts 7:00-9:00

Wednesday, November 20th
15U-17U: Registration 6:30-7:00, Tryouts 7:00-9:00

Team rosters will be posted by 11pm on Friday, November 22nd
All teams will have their first team meeting and uniform fitting Sunday, November 24th (time TBA and will be posted with rosters)


MANDATORY JVA INSURANCE

All players and coaches must fill out this JVA inusrance paperwork online BEFORE TRYOUTS!  Your daughter will be held from practices until this is completed!

CLICK HERE 


NIVA TRAVEL TEAM GENERAL INFORMATION

Interested in trying out for a limited or full travel team?

Here is some information on our program:

Our travel and limited travel programs are for girls and families that want to compete at an elite level and dedicate more time (and money) to the sport.  Players looking to play in college usually choose this division for the level of coaching and competition as well as the exposure to college coaches.

Girls on these teams practice 3x a week at various schools (usually in Penn and Elkhart district schools).  You get a monthly calendar with days and times for practices.  We try to stay consistent for teams throughout the season but are at the mercy of the schools at times and also want to be flexible around our players' schedules for school sports and events.  Coaches will try to adjust the practice calendar monthly around what girls can make and what's available for the schools.

Each team picks their own tournament schedule at their first team meeting (November 24th) but you can plan on 2 out of town tournaments a month.  These usually require hotel stays Friday and Saturday evening.  We do have group blocks for hotels but families are allowed to stay wherever they want at these tournaments...with family, other hotels, etc.  We do NOT require the girls stay together.  Families are responsible for the cost of getting there, hotel and food at the tournament on their own.

Limited travel teams start in December and run through the week before spring break.  Limited travel teams play a more local and regional travel schedule (Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Ohio).  They will not play in any national qualifiers or bids.  Girls in limited travel still get the same access to recruiting services and training.

Full travel teams start in December and run through the end of June, with the final tournament being nationals.  These teams are for the best players in each age group with the goal of competing for a national championship in Indianapolis in late June/early July.  These teams will compete in national qualifiers and bid tournaments with the goal being the most exposure to college coaches and the best competition available.

 


ALSO CHECK OUT OUR ALUMNI PAGE TO SEE WHERE ALL OF OUR PLAYERS HAVE GONE!!