We are excited to announce the dates of tryouts for the 2021 season. This year the tryouts will be held at Thompson Intermediate School except for the 12 & under group which will be in the gym at the Alabaster Board of Education. Please try to attend both days of tryouts if possible. Due to the existing regulations, all players will be required to arrive with a mask and bring their own water bottles. Practices are still to be held at Simmons Middle School at this time. To register for tryouts, follow the 'How To Register' guidelines below.
|12 & Under:Saturday, October 10 from 9:00AM-11:00AM and Sunday, October 11 from 1:00PM - 3:00PM|
|Tryouts for 12 and under will be in the gym at the Alabaster Board of Education, 1011 Highway 119, Alabaster, AL 35007|
|13’s: Saturday, October 10 from 9:00AM – 11:00AM and Sunday, October 11 from 1:00PM-3:00PM|
|14’s: Saturday October 10 from 12:00PM-2:00PM and Sunday October 11 from 4:00PM-6:00PM|
|Tryouts for the 13’s and 14’s will be held at Thompson Intermediate School, 1509 Kent Dairy Road, Alabaster, AL 35007|
|15’s: Saturday, October 31 from 9:00AM-11:00AM and Sunday, November 1 from 1:00PM-3:00PM|
|16’s – 18’s: Saturday, October 31 from 12:00PM-2:00PM and Sunday, November 1 from 4:00PM-6:00PM|
|Tryouts for 15’s – 18’s will be held at Thompson Intermediate School, 1509 Kent Dairy Road, Alabaster, AL 35007|
|Commitment Night Commitment Night is at Simmons Middle School|
|12's-14's Thursday, October 15 from 5:30-7:30|
|15's-18's Wednesday, November 4 from 5:30-7:30|
*Players need to bring own water bottle(s) to tryouts; they cannot use the water fountains
*Players must have a mask at tryouts
*Temperature will be checked upon entry to tryouts
*No parents will be allowed in tryouts
*Like all clubs at this time, there is no guarantee to the season... it's a day by day thing. Right now everything looks good for volleyball, but we're at the mercy of local and state regulations and sanctioning bodies.
The age group that your child can play for during this upcoming season is determined by what their age will be prior to July 1st, 2021. For a more detailed definition, check the 2020-2021 Age Definition document below.
Complete the Alabama Juniors Online Registration form here. If you want to use the option of the Early Registration Fee ($50), you can send a check to Alabama Juniors, 109 Linden Lane, Birmingham, AL 35242. Be sure to include your daughter's name and age group on the check. You can also pre-pay with Venmo. The Venmo account is @JoAnn-Hollis. Please include your daughter's name and age group on the payment.
This year the pre-tryout parent information meeting will be an online meeting. It can be viewed by clicking on this link. In these meetings, we will go into detail about our club, tryouts, and expectations for travel volleyball.
All tryouts will be at Thompson Intermediate School except for the 12's and under, which will be at the Alabaster Board of Education. If you pay the tryout fee the day of the tryouts, payment can be made with check, credit card, or Venmo as listed above.
After tryouts, team selections will be posted on the website. If you are selected for a team, you can let us know if are for sure playing, but commitment day for all SRVA clubs is listed above. On those days, we will be at the gym for you to bring your first payment and get sized for your uniforms. Tournament schedules will be made at the team meetings after teams are picked. Payments this year will be in three equal payments.