Hope everyone had a Great Thanksgiving! A lot of info below. Please Read.
If you have not done so, please upgrade your CEVA/USA Volleyball Membership to the full $55 membership. Click this link for upgrading. If coming from a different club, or you are a new member, please be sure and change the Club / Region. Here are instructions on how to check and change it. You can change that during the upgrade process. Your player cannot be added to the roster until these steps are complete.
$450 deposit and $200 uniform fee should be paid as of last week. Please contact Leilani if there is any problems or concerns. Next payment (Monthly or Full) is due December 10th. (Payment options: PayPal Online, check written to Trailsend VBC, cash-hand to Leilani only) For more details go to the Club Fees and Payment Page.
All Trailsend Teams (except 12-1’s) First Scrimmage / Tournament of the season will be at North Marion High School on Sunday Dec 16th. Arrive by Noon. Play begins at 12:30pm. During this tournament CEVA Refs will be working with Coaches and Players on the Ref / Scorer Training. This is not a replacement of the online course. This training is to complete requirements for Trailsend to be listed as a Blue Ribbon Certified Club with CEVA. The 12-1’s team should attend this and receive scorer training. They do not have to stay once the training is over. More details about the tournament will be posted soon.
** Traveling Teams** The 14-1,15-1, and 16-1 teams are attending the February Presidents Weekend Tournament in Seattle. Please see the February Tournaments Page for details. Additional rooms have been blocked at the Hilton Garden Inn. (5 rooms left)
18-1’s are attending the Las Vegas Classic in February. Deadline for reserving a room is Dec 17th. See February Tournaments Page for details.
The 15-1 and 16-1 teams will be attending the Vegas National Qualifier in April. Hotel rooms will be blocked and posted hopefully before Christmas on the Traveling Tournaments Pages.
** Tournament Changes ** The 18-1’s Spokane tournament has been canceled and removed from the calendar. 18-1s are now registered in Willamette Classic at OSU on May 11th and 12th. The 14-1’s are now registered for NW Junior Elite tourney MLK weekend January 19th-21st. Neither of these tournaments are Stay and Play. There will be no blocked rooms.
Friendship tournaments will be posted on the calendar once confirmed. Details will be provided to each team.
Jerseys and bags should be in your presence shortly before Christmas break!
All club activities are published in a Google Public Calendar. You can access this calendar via the ‘Calendar’ Menu. You can sync it to your own Google Calendar, Android Calendar, or IOS Calendar if you have a Google login. Click the lower right of the calendar to add this to your Google Calendar.
There are many tutorials to help with this process online. Here are a couple:
During this meeting coaches will organize each team and answer any questions. Team parents may be chosen to assist the coaches with organizing events and communication. Check out our Team Parent Page for some tips about being a team parent.
Be sure and review the Tryouts page for details of the 16u and 18u upcoming Tryouts this weekend.
The Trailsend VBC Website has had a makeover. If you haven’t been on the site lately, come check it out. There’s a lot of new content that will help you during the upcoming club season. Trailsend VBC was awarded the Diversity and Inclusion Certification by CEVA. There is a page dedicated to that. The Parent Player Contract has been revised and updated. And much more. Have a look around. Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions or see something out of place.
It was great to see all the new faces at tryouts today at Gardiner Middle School. Tryouts for the 12u’s and 14u’s will continue on Monday evening 11/5 5:30pm at Gardiner Middle School. Check out https://trailsendvc.com/tryouts/ for details. If you have a friend interested in playing volleyball, have them attend tryouts with you, to learn more about the club and tryout for a team. Hope to see you there.