Mar. 21-22, 2020  Cincinnati, OH


WHAT:  2020 AAU Cincinnati Grand Prix 


WHERE:  March 21-22, 2020


DIVISIONS:  12’s-18’s -Open/Club Divisions


ENTRY FEE : $475.00 - Deadline for Entries April 14,  2020



Sports for Kids 7900 Kemper  Rd Cincinnati, OH 45249   17/18 Open,17/18 Club,16 Open,15 Open and 14 Club.

Sports Plus 10765 Reading Rd. Cincinnati, OH 45241   14 Club,12 Open and 12 Club.                 

Court 4 Sports 854 Reading Rd Mason, OH 45040    14 Open, 13 Open and 13 Club. 

Sports Express/Elevation 5280 State Rd Mason, OH 45040   16 Club and 15 Club.


FORMAT: Saturday Pool Play -Sunday Bracket Play- Depending on the number of teams per division. All matches will be best of 3 games to 25 with the deciding game, if necessary, to 15.  There is no cap. If there is a 3 team pool with out a crossover they will play 3 sets to 25 points no cap.


AM -12, 13, 14O, 15C, 17/18C, 17/18O

PM -13, 14C, 15C, 15O, 16C, 16O


ADMISSIONS- $10.00 per day or & $18.00 for a two-day pass.


AWARDS: 1st and 2nd place medals of Gold Division, Silver and Bronze Division winners will receive Medals. Team that win a Division will receive a Free or adjust entry fee into the  2020 AAU National Volleyball Tournament. 


HOTELS: Please visit our housing partner for your hotels - PSE Housing -Direct Line 269-350-4517-  https://pse.tournamenthotels.com/pse/Event/3394

Direct line: 269-350-4517

Customer service: 888-417-6446

Email: mark@tournamenthotels.com

REGISTRATION:  Registration for this event will open in October 1, 2019. The deadline for entry is April 14, 2020 or earlier if capacity is reached. Registration for this tournament is done on Advanced Event System.


OFFICALS:    The tournament will supply officials for all courts and matches.


TIE-BREAKERS: For this year's event, there will NOT be any tie-breaking games played.  In the case of a tie, the teams will be

ranked by head-to-head results in case of a 2-way tie, or in the case of a 3-way tie: set percentage, and then, if necessary, point percentage.


TEAM CHECK IN LOCATION AND TIME:  Check in will take place at each playing site 30 minutes before you play at each site  AAU Rosters will be required at Check in.


We will have a Coaches Reception and Team Check In on Friday  6:00-8:00pm March 20th, 2020 at the Embassy Suites in Blue Ash.

Address is 4554 Lake Forest Drive Blue Ash, OH 45242

Please make sure your rosters are updated on AES with all members having a current AAU membership number.

Please visit https://play.aausports.org/joinaau/membershipapplication for memberships if needed.

Please bring a printed copy for each team you check in on Friday night, if you can not make the coaches reception, you will need to bring a printed roster to the tournament desk at the facility you’re playing at 30 min prior to your first match. All sites will have a TD available for any questions or concerns.

At the reception, we will have drinks and snacks available. All coaches will receive two (2) drink tickets. We also have coaches gifts to be picked up.

Looking forward to seeing everyone in a few weeks.

FACILITY RULES:  Due to the incidents in the previous years, there will be a NO TOLERANCE policy for misbehavior by players/teams and spectators in the venues. Ball Handling is allowed on the volleyball courts only. 

Coolers and outside food and drink are NOT ALLOWED in the playing facilities. Only water and sports drinks may be brought inside the facilities. 

Violation of these policies or any other general misbehavior may result in IMMEDIATE dismissal from the facility for the remainder of the day.


ATHLETIC TRAINERS: There will be a athletic trainers available to tape and assist with minor injuries and serve as a first responder to more serious injuries.  
Athletes must provide tape and pre-wrap for any pre-existing needs.  Tape and pre-wrap are only provided by the tournament for emergency purposes.



AM -12, 13, 14O, 15C, 17/18C, 17/18O

PM -13, 14C, 15C, 15O, 16C, 16O


CONTACT INFORMATION: Sindee Snow   orlvb@aol.com 407-466-9009  

New in Cincinatti


AAU Membership Guidelines:

•  This event is licensed by the Amateur Athletic Union of the U.S., Inc.

•  All participants must have current AAU membership numbers before competition begins (pending status is not acceptable).  Visit www.aauvolleyball.org to obtain membership (club, non-athlete and athlete membership required).

•  Membership is not included in the event entry fee.

•  BE PREPARED:  Adult and Non-Athlete memberships are no longer instant and cannot be applied for at the event.  Please allow up to 10 days for membership to be processed.

•  This is an AAU Licensed Event Rosters must be imported from the AAU Website.


Grand Prix Guidelines:


*Winning teams in age divisions with 12 or more teams will receive a free entry fee to the 2020 AAU Junior National Volleyball Championships, the West Coast AAU Championships, or the Volleyball Festival.  In divisions with less than 12 teams, the entry fee will be discounted. 

*You must contact aauvolleyball@aausports.org after the event to let them know you are interested in attending one of the reduced enterties events.

*All teams must register for the event by the appropriate deadline.  The National and West Coast Championships, as well as the Volleyball Festival are open to any team, no qualifying required.  For complete rules and guidelines for Super Regional or Grand Prix events, please visit www.aauvolleyball.org.

Roster Disclaimer

·        AAU Event Roster & Medical/Emergency Release Form Requirements:

·        All players listed on the roster must be registered or members in good standing with their respective member organization.

·        All players must meet age classifications requirements.

·        All staff listed on the roster must be registered or members in good standing with AAU.

·        Please enter correct player data on AES by April 14 , 2020.



·Playing Sites      

Kids First New Facility /Sports for Kids- 17/18 Open,17/18 Club,16 Open,15 Open and 14 Club.

Sports Plus - 14 Club,12 Open and 12 Club.

Courts 4 Sports - 14 Open, 13 Open and 13 Club.

Sports Express – 16 Club and 15 Club.

  • This is an AAU Licensed Event. All participants must be current AAU Members.

  • AES rosters are required. Rosters must be imported from the AAU website.

  • Entry fee may be paid online  or send check to S and S Events Inc, 1855 N. Banana River Drive  Merritt Island FL 32952.


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