Come prepared to work hard and have fun!
Please read all the information on this page carefully to understand the age requirements, tryout costs associated with Club Bear Volleyball and the registration paperwork due at the time of tryouts. HOA has changed how players register for club tryouts this year - some forms must be filled out on the HOA website. Step-by-step directions are provided on the HOA website at hoavb.org.
Ages: 10's - 12's (Grades 4th, 5th and 6th) Time: 9am-11am
Ages: 13's and under (Grade 7th) Time: 11:30am - 1:30pm
Ages: 14's and under (Grade 8th) Time: 2pm-4pm
Ages: 15's and under (Grade 9th) Time 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Ages: 16's, 17's and 18's (Grades 10th, 11th, 12th) Time: 3:30-5:30pm
NOTE: HIGH SCHOOL PLAYERS
BECAUSE OF THE EARLY TRYOUTS FOR HEART OF AMERICA TEAMS. WE KNOW WE WILL NEED TO ADJUST TO SEVERAL SCHEDULES DURING TRYOUT TIMES. WE WILL BE HOSTING ALT. DATES FOR PLAYERS THAT WILL BE IN SCHOOL CAMPS AND LEAGUES ON TBD. DURING THE MONTH OF JULY SCHOOL TEAMS SHOULD COME FIRST AND FOREMOST, THIS IS THEIR TIME AND CLUB BEAR WILL RESPECT THAT, THEREFORE IF YOU SHOULD NEED TO ATTEND A DIFFERENT TRYOUT PLEASE LET ME KNOW AS SOON AS POSSIBLE AS WE ARE FORMING TEAMS I WANT TO MAKE SURE ALL PLAYERS HAVE THE SAME OPPORTUNITY FOR TRYOUTS!)
IF YOU CANNOT MAKE EITHER THE JULY 7TH OR 8TH TRYOUT TIMES PLEASE CALL SUE AT 417-848-7508
For those who cannot make the July 7th and or 8th tryout days, we will have Open Gyms on July 10th and 11th, 6-8 pm both nights at Henderson Boys and Girls Club.
Forms Needed for Tryouts:
You must register with USA Volleyball for the current season before you can attend tryouts!
USAV Age Calculator (Needed for Tryout Registration)
Medical Release Form (Due to the summer tryouts dates, the Insurance Forms for the 2018-19 season will not be available until August of 2018. As soon as the updated form is available to the clubs we will send out an notice and you will need to download that form, due by Sept. 1st, and mail to:
Club Bear Volleyball
P.O. Box 697
Republic, Mo. 65738
RegistrationPlayer Information Form (Complete and print, Must bring the printed copy to tryouts or you will need to fill out another one at the regristration table during tryouts)
You MUST bring a printed copy of your USA membership card with you to tryouts. You will be able to print this off when your online membership is complete through USAV.
Tryout Cost: $15.00 Per Player
Skill Level of Teams formed within Club Bear Volleyball
Gold Teams: Gold Skill Level teams will be encouraged to attend high level competition tournaments, such as Heart of America Power League, National Qualifiers, Regionals in order to earn a bid to Nationals in the summer of 2019. Parents/Players and Coaches will be expected to travel more at this level, please take this into account and make sure your schedules in School, whether it be other sports or Proms along with work schedules will allow for this travel. In addition there will be extra expense for hotel and travel, etc.
Being placed on a Gold team and then not attending these tournaments with your team will disqualify you the next season for a Gold team.
Silver Teams: Silver Skill Level Teams will have both local and non - local tournaments. The team, parents/players will have input into how much travel or not they would like to have through out the season. Non - Local tournaments could include Kansas City area and or Joplin, Lebanon and others within an hour's drive of Springfield, Mo.
All Positions Open
9 - 10 Players Per Team
Please have all players dressed and ready to go 20 minutes before tryout time!