2019 General Team Info (Fees, Practices, Tournaments)

General Team Information 

Registration and Team Fees

Registration for 2019 Teams will begin mid-December. Fees will be posted once teams are confirmed.

Please note:

  • TEAM FEES range between $200-$800 depending on the number of teams per age group and number of tournaments entered.
  • ADDITIONAL TRAVEL fees range from $200-$1200 depending on number and location of tournaments.

If you need assistance with team fees, please contact Thunder Volleyball at thundervball@gmail.comThere are avenues of financial assistance such as Kids Sport and Jump Start.

Thunder Club Fees Include:

  • Volleyball BC Membership
  • Gym Rentals..
  • Equipment costs (balls, med kits, training equipment,)
  • Technical Support (Coaching Certification, Coaching honorariums..)
  • Administration (registration system, website, banking, bursaries, etc)
  • Entry fees for tournaments – 5-9 tournaments depending on team
  • Team Kit  which includes:
    • 12U-14U: (1) warm up t-shirt, (1) capped sleeved team jersey, (1) crewneck
    • 15U-18U: (2) warm up t-shirts, (2) long sleeved team jerseys, (1) crewneck

Club Fees do NOT cover the following:

  • Items such as backpacks and socks that are NOT included with your team kit may be purchased from Volleyball Stuff for an additional fee from our online store (more details will be posted in December)
  • All costs associated with travel to out of town tournaments including Nationals
  • Entry fees to Westerns or Nationals
  • Cost of subsidizing coaches’ travel/accommodation for out of town tournaments
  • Extra tournaments over and above those included in initial budget

Practice Schedule for 2019 (changes to 16U White and 18U White from the tentative schedule)

Team Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday
12U 6:00-8:00pm at Osborne Gym UBC 4:00-5:30pm at Osborne Gym UBC
13U Blue/White 5:30-7:30pm at Jules Verne 4:00-5:30pm at Osborne Gym UBC
14U Blue/White 5:30-7:30pm at Jules Verne 5:30-7:30pm at Jules Verne
15U Blue/White 7:30-9:30pm at Jules Verne 5:30-7:30pm at Jules Verne
16U Blue 6:00-8:00pm at War Memorial Gym UBC 7:30-9:30pm at Jules Verne
16U White 7:30-9:30pm at Jules Verne 7:30-9:30pm at Jules Verne
17U Black 6:00-8:00pm at War Memorial Gym UBC 7:30-9:30pm at Jules Verne *rotating with 7:00-9:00pm at Crofton, dates TBA
18U Blue 6:00-8:00pm at War Memorial Gym UBC 7:30-9:30pm at Jules Verne *rotating with 7:00-9:00pm at Crofton, dates TBA
18U White (17U/18U) 7:30-9:30pm at Jules Verne 7:30-9:30pm at Jules Verne *rotating with 7:00-9:00pm at Crofton, dates TBA

Locations:

  • Jules Verne School 5445 Baillie Street. 
  • PLEASE FOLLOW THE GYM ETIQUETTE FOR JULES VERNE GYM AS LISTED BELOW:
    • Enter the gym through the  HALLWAY entrance on the west side of the gym.
    • This entrance leads to the change room doors where athletes, coaches and parents should use to access the gym.
    • The change room door will be propped open.
    • The school is really particular about their gym floor and bleachers/bench area.  Please do not bring food or drinks on the gym floor, other than water, and remove your coffee cups or litter from the bleachers.
    • Teams must depart the gym no later than 9:30PM!

Tournaments

Will be confirmed once teams have been selected after tryouts. Mandatory tournaments include Regionals, Provincials and Nationals (when applicable.) Dates and locations can be viewed at http://www.volleyballbc.org/event-division/club-volleyball/

 

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