REGISTER: In order to guarantee the best possible experience for all players, we will accept a maximum of 24 team entries, in the order payment is received. There will be 2 divisions at Nationals, Open A & Open B. There will be crossover games to re-seed the divisions before the playoffs. If there are more than 20 teams registered, an “Open C” division may be created. We ask that you register your team in the division appropriate to the strength of your team.
Depending on demand, second (and subsequent) team entries from individual clubs may be put on hold (fully refundable if not ultimately accepted) until March 23 to ensure that all clubs have a chance to enter at least one team. Entries that were put on hold will be accepted in the order in which they were received.
Player eligibility: To participate in U.S. UWH Nationals you must satisfy one of the following conditions:
be a US citizen.
be a permanent resident.
have lived and/or worked in the US for a continuous 3 months and practiced with the club you will be attending nationals with.
Special rule: In order to support our US National teams competing at Worlds in July, we would like to offer them the opportunity to use this tournament as a training event without undermining their club teams. As such, if a US National team chooses to compete as a single team at US Nationals, its players may also play for their respective club team. In this case, each National Team player’s name may be on two rosters. However, each player may only play for one team in any given game. These players are responsible for handling any scheduling conflicts that arise; tournament organizers will not make any special accommodations in the schedule. No team may play more than 10 players in any single game.
Tournament Fees: $1,150 per team, maximum 12 players per team, maximum 10 suited per game before April 27
After April 27: $1,350 per team
Banquet: $ 25/adult, $12/child for the banquet
After May 25: $35/adult, $15/child for the banquet
To register: (1) Pay your fees:
Paypal (preferred): Make a personal money transfer to ColoradoUWHTournaments@gmail.com. As always, if you incur Paypal fees (by paying with a credit card, choosing the wrong type of payment, etc), we will ask you to cover them. Also, please indicate in your Paypal memo: - what team you are registering - which division you are selecting
Check: Make payable to DAUHC and mail to: Tyera Eulberg, 528 Welch Ave, Berthoud, CO 80513 Also, please include a note indicating: - what team you are registering - which division you are selecting
All standard USOA-sanctioned tournament rules will apply (ear- & mouth-guards, Minnesota rule, etc). All players must be members of USOA Underwater Hockey. No money or waivers will be accepted at the pool. All USOA fees and waivers must be submitted by June 3.
We will obtain the list of paid dues and signed waivers to cross-check with our rosters on that date, and anyone who has not completed this task by the due date will not be permitted to play.
All 2018 USOA dues and waivers should be taken care of through http://usauwh.org. The 2018 USOA waiver will be available for download from the USA UWH Resources page, or directly at: http://www.usauwh.org/resources Please ensure you are registered by June 3, 2018
Nationals 2018 garment options will include hoodies, sweatpants, and t-shirts for pre-order. Some t-shirts may be available on deck, but to guarantee your Nationals 2018 apparel, it is highly suggested to order ahead of time. Keep an look out for purchase options which will be available on the tournament website beginning in April and ending the first week in May.
April 27 - 1st roster & payment deadline, entry late fees begin
May 17 - Booking deadline for most of the hotels
May 25 - Last registration & payment deadline, banquet price increases
June 3 - Final rosters due; USOA membership deadline
June 7 - Potential reffing clinics
June 8-10 - NATIONALS!
June 10 - Banquet at Cinzetti’s
June 10 - After Party, location tbd
June 11 - Camp-o-rama
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