Are you ready for some volleyball?
The 14th Annual Starlings National Championship is scheduled for June 17-19 in San Diego, Calif.
The 2011 event will celebrate its 14th year. This year’s event will be held over three days rather than four. Emphasis on participation in the Opening Ceremony, Sister Cities Exchange and annual Literary/Art Contest is expected to take the unique level of fun and friendship to an even higher level in 2011.
The playing sites for this year’s tournament include:
- Alliant University: School Map PDF | Google Maps: 10455 Pomerado Road, San Diego, California 92131
- San Diego City College (Harry West Gym): School Map PDF | Driving Directions PDF | Google Maps: 1313 Park Boulevard, San Diego, CA 92101
- San Diego High School (Sunday: June 19 only): Across the street from Harry West Gym. See note below for more information..
- Sweetwater High School (Sat., Sun.: June 18, 19 only): School Map PDF | Google Maps: 2900 Highland Ave, National City, CA 91950-7495
We will have four age divisions: 12s, 14s, 16s and 18s.
Pool play will be held Friday (8:30 AM to 9:00 PM) and Saturday (8:30 AM to 9:00 PM). Play continues on Sunday for all teams. The 12s Division will play at Sweetwater High on Saturday and Sunday only (not Friday).
Finals of the 12s, 14s, 16s and 18s Divisions will be held on Sunday (1:00 PM to 9:00 PM) at Alliant University.
The contest will continue with cash and other prizes. Winners will be announced at the Opening Ceremony.
Teams must register by May 15, 2011 with a $300 entry fee per team (non-refundable) and $350 for San Diego teams. The deadline will be enforced since allowing teams after the deadline causes serious bracket problems.
Exceptional rates are available at hotels in the Poway and Mission Valley area with a maximum distance of 15 miles to playing sites. To view the complete list of contracted hotels for the event, click here or find “2011 Nationals Hotels” under “2011 Nationals” in the menu bar above. Please have your parents and family members mention they are with the Starlings event when making reservations.
Starlings has a corporate account with Budget that is available to all clubs.
Last updated: Monday, June 13, 2011