Girls' General Event Information

Team Registration Fee & Registration Process:

The registration fee for the 2015 event is $795. To register for the Big South, go to the Girl's Team Registration page for details on the complete registration process.

Play Location:

All divisions, all age groups will be played at the Georgia World Congress Center located at 285 Andrew Young International Blvd., N.W Atlanta, GA 30313.

Courts will be located in Halls A, B and C at the GWCC.

Playing Divisions & Bids:

As one of twelve National Qualifiers, Big South will be hosting play and awarding bids and in each of the USA Volleyball Girls’ Junior National Championship divisions as allowed by USAV.  Over 1300 teams will compete in the following divisions:

18’s:  Open, USA and American
17’s:  Open, USA and American
16’s:  Open, USA and American
15’s:  Open, USA and American
14’s:  Open, USA and American
13’s:  Open and American
12’s:  National and American

Open divisions tend to host stronger teams and the field size tends to be smaller.

Bids will be offered in accordance with the Qualifier Manual Specifications.

Playing Times:
Competition will begin on Friday, April 3, 2015. A wave play format will be used with the morning wave beginning at 8:00am and the afternoon wave beginning at 3:00pm. Confirmed start times will be posted on this web site once available, sent to all Net Gazette Newsletter recipients and posted on all of our social media channels.

All play should be concluded on Sunday by 4:00pm. However, we recommend that you do not schedule any departing flights prior to 6:00pm.

All Open Divisions will have an 8:00am start time on Friday, April 3.

Tournament Hotels:
Big South is a Stay and Play Event, please go to our
Hotel page for details.

Trainers and Medical Releases:
Global Event Medicine will provide certified trainers and doctors at two locations within the playing venue provided by Global Event Medicine. They will provide services and supplies. Do not wait until the last minute to have your players report to the medical tent to be taped as play will not be delayed.

All coaches are required to have a Medical Release Form for each player with them at all times.

Team Practices:
Practices will be allowed in certain halls only if the event set up has been completed. The doors will not be open to enter the hall until 4:00pm on Thursday, April 3.. Courts are available for 1/2 hour time slots and are on a first come - first serve basis. All practices MUST END no later than 8:00pm.

Exhibitor Displays:

A variety of vendors and sponsors will have booths at the Big South. Hours of operation are, generally, from 8:00am to 6:00pm each day of the tournament. Check the newsletter for highlights on some of the companies that will attend.

If you are interested in being an exhibitor at the the Big South, please contact:

Jeremy Rubin


Tournament Photos:
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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 GWCC and Big South 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