EXCEL will be holding Evaluation Clinics to determine girls teams for the upcoming 2019-2020 club season. Athletes interested in joining EXCEL should register to attend Evaluation Clinics for their age group. An athlete can register for Evaluations once and then attend any clinics during that evaluation week. Evaluation Clinics will start on Sunday, July 7th. We encourage athletes seeking a national team to attend Evaluation Clinics on Sunday, July 7th and Monday, July 8th. EXCEL follows the North Texas Region rules for selecting athletes for teams. Official offers will be sent via the Online Commitment System (OCS) on the Acceptance Date.
North Texas Region Evaluation Process
The Evaluation Window for the upcoming USAV season shall start on the first day after the last day of competition for all age groups at the USAV GJNC. This window lasts until the Acceptance Date.
Club Directors may make binding offers and may accept any forms of payment on the Acceptance Date. For 15s, 16s, 17s, & 18s USAV Age Groups, the Acceptance Date shall be no sooner than the third Saturday of July (07/20/19). For all other age groups, the ACCEPTANCE DATE shall be no sooner than the fourth Saturday of July (07/27/19).
2019-2020 USAV JUNIOR PLAYER AGE DEFINITION
10 & UNDER - Born Sept 1, 2009 or after
11 & UNDER - Born Sept 1, 2008 or after
12 & UNDER - Born Sept 1, 2007 or after
13 & UNDER- Born Sept 1, 2006 or after
14 & UNDER - Born Sept 1, 2005 or after
15 & UNDER - Born Sept 1, 2004 or after
16 & UNDER - Born Sept 1, 2003 or after
17 & UNDER - Born Sept 1, 2002 or after
18 & UNDER - Born Sept 1, 2001 or after**
Not sure what age division your athlete should try out for? Simple. Just figure out how old you will be on September 1, 2019. They are eligible to play in that age group or an older age group. Players are allowed to play up in an older age division, but are not allowed to play down in age.
**Players who were born on or after September 1, 2001 OR players who were born on or after September 1, 2000 and a high school student in the twelfth (12th) grade or below during some part of the current academic year.
Male Only - Players who were born on or after September 1, 2005 OR players who were born on or after September 1,2004 (15 years or younger) who shall neither have completed nor are in a grade higher than the eighth (8th) grade during the current academic year are eligible to play in the 14 & Under division. This exception is based on the net height difference of 7’4 1/8” to 7’11 5/8” between the 14 and Under Division to the 15 and Under Division.