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NIVA TRAVEL TEAMS AND INFORMATION

TRAVEL PLAYER REGISTRATION

Any player wanting to tryout out for limited or full travel should click the link below and fill out the information.  This is where you pay the $100 tryout fee as well.

Please complete this form ASAP so we can plan coaches and teams!

*this fee is non-refundable.  If you stay and play on a NIVA team, you get $50 credited towards your annual fees, if you don't make a team or don't stay at NIVA, the full $100 stays.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER


TRAVEL PLAYER INFORMATION MEETING

TRAVEL INFORMATION MEETING
Thursday, November 1st
7:00 PM
@Elkhart Memorial HS Little Theater

(enter the doors at the front of the school off CR12, not by the gym!)

Come hear about our program and how things run at NIVA. including team selection, pricing, tournaments, etc.


TRAVEL PLAYER TRYOUT INFORMATION

TRAVEL TRYOUT INFORMATION
Girls should attend the tryout for their own age group.  If your daughter wants to play up, coaches will ask them to come to the older age tryouts.  To see what age your daughter qualifies for, please click HERE

Girls should attend BOTH tryouts for their age group to be properly evaluated.  If you cannot make both tryouts, please email Adria at nivajrs@gmail.com

All tryouts are at Elkhart Memorial High SchoolPlease enter the back doors by the gym off CR 3 (by the tennis courts and football fields)

WHAT TO COMPLETE FOR TRYOUTS:
1.  Complete the online player registration
Pay the $100 tryout fee online

CLICK HERE
*please register online by November 3rd*
Any registrations after that will need to be done at tryouts and will incur a $10 processing fee ($110 total)

2.  Bring 2 copies of your birth certificate

3.  Bring the filled out AAU registration form
CLICK HERE
*If you have already completed an AAU registration, please bring a copy of that card.  Your tryout fee will still be the full $100.


FULL TRAVEL TRYOUTS
Sunday, November 4th
13U-14U  check-in 12:15, tryouts 1:00-3:00
15U-16U  check in 2:15, tryouts 3:00-5:00
17U-18U  check in 4:15, tryouts 5:00-7:00

**all 18U players tryout the first week but all teams are done early!! At tryouts we will discuss your interest in the following choices: end by spring break, end at USAV Nationals in April (Dallas, TX) or end at AAU Nationals in May (Orlando, FL)

Monday, November 5th
16U, 17U, 18U check in 6:30, tryouts 7:00-9:00

Wednesday, November 7th
13U, 14U, 15U check in 6:30, tryouts 7:00-9:00

*All teams will be posted by Friday, November 9th at 10PM*
All teams will have their first team meeting and uniform fitting November 18th, exact time TBA

LIMITED TRAVEL TRYOUTS
Sunday, November 11th
10U-12U  check-in 1:15, tryouts 2:00-3:30
13U-14U  check in 2:15, tryouts 3:00-5:00
15U-17U  check in 4:15, tryouts 5:00-7:00

**all 18U players tryout the first week but all teams are done early!! At tryouts we will discuss your interest in the following choices: end by spring break, end at USAV Nationals in April (Dallas, TX) or end at AAU Nationals in May (Orlando, FL)

Monday, November 12th
15U, 16U, 17U, check in 6:30, tryouts 7:00-9:00

Wednesday, November 14th
10U, 12U, 13U, 14U check in 6:30, tryouts 7:00-9:00

There are no 18s tryouts these dates, all 18s players need to try out with the full travel teams and we will determine your schedule at the first team meeting.

*All teams will be posted by Friday, November 16th at 10PM*
All teams will have their first team meeting and uniform fitting November 18th, exact time TBA


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 18th) 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!!