FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

 

How do I register for Tryouts?

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

 

Where is the Location of Tryouts?

DAVID THIBODAUX STEM SCHOOL

805 TEURLINGS DRIVE

LAFAYETTE, LA  70501

 

Will there be a parent meeting at Tryouts?

NO. TRYOUTS ARE A VERY STRESSFUL TIME FOR OUR STAFF, PARENTS AND PLAYERS.  OUR STAFF WILL BE FOCUSING ON EVALUATING PLAYERS.  PLEASE EMAIL QUESTIONS TO MONICA@ACADIANJUNIORS.COM.  A SPECIFIC DATE WILL BE COORDINANTED FOR A PARENT MEETING.

 

What should I bring to Tryouts?

YOU SHOULD BRING TENNIS SHOES (COURT SHOES), A WATER BOTTLE   IF YOU HAVE NOT REGISTERED ONLINE, WE WILL HAVE FORMS TO FILL OUT ON SITE.  ALL PARTICIPANTS NEED TO BE REGISTERED WITH USAV.  IF YOU PARTICIPATED LAST YEAR WITH ACADIAN JUNIORS - WE WILL HAVE YOUR REGISTRATION WITH USAV.  TRYOUT FEES/PAPERWORK WILL NEED TO BE DONE BEFORE TRYOUTS.

 

How long are Tryouts?

WE HAVE ALLOTTED 1-1/2 AND 2 HOUR SESSIONS FOR DIFFERENT AGE GROUPS.  TRYOUTS WILL ENCOMPASS DIFFERENT DRILLS TO EVALUATE SKILL AND CONTROLLED GAME PLAY.

 

What age group do I tryout for?

You must tryout for the age group you will be as of 06/30/2021

 

10/UNDER if born Jul-Dec 2010 - Jan-Jun 2011

11/UNDER if born Jul-Dec 2009 - Jan-Jun 2010

12/UNDER if born Jul-Dec 2008 - Jan-Jun 2009

13/UNDER if born Jul-Dec 2007 - Jan-Jun 2008

14/UNDER if born Jul-Dec 2006 - Jan-Jun 2007

15/UNDER if born Jul-Dec 2005 - Jan-Jun 2006

16/UNDER if born Jul-Dec 2004 - Jan-Jun 2005

17/UNDER if born Jul-Dec 2003 - Jan-Jun 2004

18/UNDER if born Jul-Dec 2002 - Jan-Jun 2003

If you are 13 or 14 years of age and play on a High School Volleyball Team,

you must tryout on the November 11th tryout date with the 15's.

Please register and pay online for the October 4th tryout, so that we know you wish to be considered for the 13's/14's team.

 

Can I "Play Up" an age group?

WE RECOMMEND THAT YOU PLAY AT YOUR GRADE LEVEL.  SPECIAL CIRCUMSTANCES MIGHT OCCUR.  PLEASE COMMUNICATE WITH THE CLUB DIRECTOR/COACHES ABOUT THE DESIRE TO PLAY OUT OF YOUR GRADE LEVEL.

 

Can I play another sport and participate with Acadian Juniors Volleyball Club.

THE SIMPLE ANSWER IS YES.  EVEN THOUGH WE EXPECT EACH PLAYER TO BE AT ALL PRACTICES/TOURNAMENTS, WE UNDERSTAND AND DO NOT DISCOURAGE PLAYING ARE PARTICIPATING IN OTHER SPORTS.  WE AS A CLUB WILL DO OUR BEST TO WORK AROUND ALL PLAYERS SCHEDULES, BUT SOMETIMES WE CANNOT.  THE EXPLANATION WILL BE FOUND ON THE CLUB GUIDELINES.

 

What if I cannot make the posted tryout for my age/level?

IF YOU CANNOT MAKE THE TRYOUT TIME/s, CONTACT THE DIRECTOR AT ACADIANJUNIORS@COX.NET.  WE WILL TRY AND SEEK THE BEST POSSIBLE SOLUTION.

 

Can I watch my child tryout?

NO, WE PREFER PARENTS NOT TO BE AT TRYOUTS, IT IS A STRESSFUL TIME FOR THE GIRLS.

 

Where do teams practice?

WE HAVE BEEN FORTUNATE TO BE ABLE TO PRACTICE AT SOME SCHOOL GYMS.

DAVID THIBODAUX STEM SCHOOL

CARENCRO CATHOLIC SCHOOL

ST. BERNARD CATHOLIC SCHOOL

EPISCOPAL SCHOOL OF ACADIANA

CARENCRO HIGH SCHOOL

LAFAYETTE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY

WESTMINSTER ACADEMY/Opelousas

 

When do I have to commit to a team?

BECAUSE OUR TRYOUTS ARE ONLY ONE DATE, YOU WILL HAVE 2 DAYS TO COMMIT TO THE TEAM SELECTED BY OUR STAFF.

Once I am selected to a team, when will I begin practices?

ELITE, RED, NAVY, WHITE - DECEMBER - APRIL

YOUTH DEVELOPMENTAL - DECEMBER - MARCH

LIL' PEPPERS PROGRAM - JANUARY/FEBRUARY (1ST SESSION) AND MARCH/APRIL (2ND SESSION)

AJ "FURY" BOYS PROGRAM - DECEMBER - FEBRUARY

GROUP SPRING SKILLS SESSION - JANUARY - APRIL

 

How are travel arrangements coordinated?

FOR THE OUT OF TOWN - 2 OR 3 DAY TOURNAMENTS - AJ WILL BLOCK OFF A GROUP OF ROOMS THAT YOU WILL BE ABLE TO BOOK FROM.  YOU ARE NOT REQUIRED TO BOOK FROM THE BLOCK.  FOR THE TOURNAMENTS THAT ARE STAY TO PLAY TOURNAMENTS - A TOTAL OF 6 ROOMS MUST BE BOOKED IN ORDER TO PARTICIPATE IN THAT TOURNAMENT.  WE ARE REQUIRED TO BLOCK FROM THEIR TOURNAMENT SCHEDULE.  I WILL COORDINATE WHO WILL NEED ROOMS AND BLOCK FROM THERE.

FOR THE OUT OF TOWN 1 DAY TOURNAMENTS - NO BLOCKS WILL BE BOOKED.  PARENTS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR THEIR OWN BOOKING IF THEY WOULD LIKE TO STAY OVERNIGHT.

 

What are the costs and what does it cover?

COST FOR TEAMS DIFFER FROM EACH CLASSIFICATION, TOURNAMENT SCHEDULE  AND/OR PRACTICE SCHEDULE.  COST WILL BE PROVIDED WHEN ASK FOR OR AT TEAM MEETING.  FEES INCLUDE ALL TOURNAMENT ENTRY FEES, UNIFORMS, EQUIPMENT, COACHING SALARIES, COURT RENTALS, COACHES TRAVEL, ADMINISTRATION FEES.  ADDITIONAL FEES WILL BE ACCESSED FOR THOSE TEAMS THAT QUALIFY AND ATTEND THE NATIONAL TOURNAMENT.

FEES NOT COVERED:  UNIFORMS, PERSONAL TRAVEL COST/HOTELS/DINING, ETC.

 

AS ALWAYS, IF YOU HAVE ANY FURTHER QUESTIONS, PLEASE DO NOT HESITATE TO CONTACT ACADIANJUNIORS@COX.NET

 


Should you have any questions, please contact:

Monica Breaux

acadianjuniors@cox.net

337-344-4001

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