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WHAT IS THE CAPITOL HILL CLASSIC VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT?
CHC is a qualifier-style event for 850+ teams that want to be part of a big, qualifier-like event with great competition. CHC does not award “bids” to winners of divisions for qualification into other events. However, CHC results do assist a team in building up their competition profile for entry consideration into other national events.

 

WHO CAN PLAY IN CAPITOL HILL CLASSIC?
Any junior girls’ team that wants to participate and is registered with its appropriate USAV Member Organization.

 

WHICH UNIVERSITIES WILL ATTEND CAPITOL HILL CLASSIC?
CHC is the largest girls volleyball tournament in the country on President’s Day weekend.  As a result, college coaches from all parts of the country have flocked to the nation’s capitol to witness the historic rise and increased level of competition at this event. To see a list of colleges that attended in 2014, click here
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TEAM REGISTRATION FEES
All girl's divisions $710.

 

PLAY LOCATION
All play, all divisions will be at the Walter E. Washington D.C. Convention Center in downtown DC at 801 Mount Vernon Place N.W., Washington, D.C., 20001

 

REGISTRATION DEADLINE
Entries will be accepted on a first come-first served basis until the space is filled. Two teams per club per age division will be accepted into the tournament until the division is filled or January 14. 2015, whichever comes first.  After January 14th, acceptance is at the tournament's discretion.

 

RESULTS DEADLINE
In order to complete seeding of the event, all USA Volleyball-sanctioned competition results should be entered in Sportwrench by Tuesday, February 3rd, 2014.

 

WHERE TO REGISTER
All tournament team registration must be completed in Sportwrench. General registration begins November 14, 2014 at 10:00am EST.

 

HOTEL REGISTRATION
Please note that teams must have registered and paid their entry fee before THS will be able to assist them with hotel accommodations. All teams participating in the tournament must make hotel reservations at a CHC approved hotel. To view information about our Stay and Play Policy, as well as details on how to reserve rooms click here
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GUEST REGISTRATION
All family, friends, and fans of all teams, players, and coaches must register as guests. Registered guests will receive either a One Day Registration for $15 per day or a Weekend Guest Registration wristband for $30. A One Day Registration is valid only for the day on which it is picked up.
Click here for complete CHC Guest Registration information

 

REGISTRATION FOR PLAYERS AND COACHES
Player and coach registration is part of team check in. Wristbands will be distributed to teams at check in. Players and coaches will receive registration wristbands and will need to show their wristband to enter the hall.

 

PARKING INFORMATION
Please check the Washington Convention Center
information page for parking details.

 

ATHLETIC TRAINERS
We will have athletic trainers provided by Global Event Medicine. There will be a medical tent located near the tournament desks in each hall. There is no charge for the services they provide.

 

PLAY TIMES
Competition begins at 9:00am on Saturday, February 14, 2015.  Start time on Sunday will be 9:00 am and on Monday matches will begin at 8:00 am.

The event runs in waves. We will post exact starting times for age groups later. All teams should be prepared to play at 9:00am on Day 1.

Final matches on most courts are scheduled for 3:00pm on Monday, February 16. BE AWARE, however, that many courts run late on the 3rd Day.

Playing times for 2nd and 3rd days will depend on how the team finishes the day before. DO NOT assume you play in the same wave on the second day as you did on first.

 

PRACTICE TIMES
Teams may use one court for one hour on Friday, February 13th, between 6:00pm and 8:00pm, provided we are finished setting up all the courts. Court use is on a first come first served basis. We reserve the right to deny practice time if circumstances dictate. All players and spectators must leave the halls by 8:00 pm.

 

EXHIBITORS
A variety of vendors and sponsors will have booths at CHC. Hours of operation are, generally, from 8:00am to 6:00pm each day of the tournament. We will publish a list of exhibitors at a later time.

If you are interested in being a vendor at the Capitol Hill Classic, please contact:
Jeremy Rubin
jeremyrubin21@gmail.com
678-637-2443

 

Prohibited Items:  We are sorry if this causes an inconvenience, but many major facilities reserve the right to restrict items being brought into the building. Please note the items listed below, as they will not be allowed into the playing venue.  If confiscated, the items will remain in an unsecure location.  The Convention Center and Capitol Hill Classic will not be held responsible for loss or damage to your items.

1. Personal Seats and chairs

2. Coolers

3. Oversized bags or luggage

4. Balloons

5. Outside food