The Kudzu Klassic is on April 20-21 This is a great way to fine tune your team for SRVA Regionals with it being two weeks before the event and two weeks after Big South. This two-day tournament will have pool play on day 1 followed by bracket play on day 2. The event will be held at the A5 Sportsplex in Roswell, GA and the Suwanee Sports Academy in Suwanee, GA. We will have room for 128 teams in 2024. This tournament SOLD OUT in record time in 2023!!
April 20 - 21, 2024
A5 Sportsplex Map link
Suwanee Sports Academy Map link
SANCTIONED BY: JVA/AAU
Each division will consist of U10 - U18 age groups.
TBD - 1/9/2024
ENTRY FEE: $275.00
ENTRY DEADLINE – January 1, 2024 / Or when space is filled.
The format will consist of pool play followed by bracket play. All Division will be 1/2 day for this event. Waves will be either AM or PM start time depending on age group.
Club Division - Competitive teams with experience.
Local Division - Teams with less experience.
For this year's event, there will NOT be any tie-breaking games played. In the case of a tie, the teams will be ranked by head-to-head results in case of a 2-way tie, or in the case of a 3-way tie: set percentage, and then, if necessary, point percentage.
Registration for this event will open on September 1, 2023. The deadline for entry is January 1, 2024, or earlier if capacity is reached. Registration for this tournament is done through Sportwrench.com. Payments received after the deadline will have a $100 surcharge added.
Schedules will be posted the Wednesday prior to the tournament weekend. Schedule related questions will not be addressed until after the schedule has been posted.
Occasionally, there are unavoidable changes that happen after the schedule is posted on Wednesday. It is best practice to check back the day before the tournament to ensure there have been no changes.
Upon purchase a QR code will be sent via email. This QR code will need to be presented along with a valid form of ID i.e. drivers license for entry into the tournament. This process is done in order to ensure that our events are kept private and to better protect the athletes and spectators. Children under 5 are free.
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1st and 2nd place in the Gold Bracket will receive awards.
We offer a Preferred Stay and SAVE Hotel Company to help with your hotel reservations. CLICK HERE FOR INFORMATION ON HOTELS If you are within driving distance from the venue 90 miles, we will waive the hotel requirements. The hotel requirements are 8 total Hotel Nights. You do not need to book thru our travel source, we would prefer you did
The tournament will supply R1 officials for all courts and matches. Each team will need to supply the rest of the officiating crew. For the finals the tournament will try to also supply R2.
TEAM OFFICIATING OBLIGATIONS
Referee schedules are included in the pool play assignments. With few exceptions, teams losing a bracket play will ref the next match on that court. It is possible that your team will have to ref the match before you play, regardless of your match time. If your scheduled to ref a match before you play, please be in place no later than 30 minutes prior to the start time.
TEAM CHECK IN REQUIREMENTS
A5 Sportsplex - Parking is conveniently located at the facility. Overflow parking can be found across Houze Way at the Tolbert Yilmaz Dance Studio. Please use the parking at the back of the facility.
Suwanee Sports Academy - Parking is conveniently located at the facility. Overflow parking can be found across McGinnis Ferry Road at Swuanee Creek Greenway parking lot.
Due to the incidents in the previous years, there will be a NO TOLERANCE policy for misbehavior by athletes/teams and spectators in the venues. Ball Handling is allowed on the volleyball courts only.
Coolers and outside food and drink are NOT ALLOWED in the playing facilities. Only water and sports drinks may be brought inside the facilities. Violation of these policies or any other general misbehaviors may result in IMMEDIATE dismissal from the facility for the remainder of the day.
A5 Tournaments provide Athletic Trainers who are available to tape and assist with minor injuries as well as serve as a first responder to more serious injuries. Athletes must provide tape and pre-warp for any pre-existing needs. Tape and pre-wrap are only provided by the tournament for emergency purposes.
No Speakers, radios, air horns, bells or the like will be permitted in the gym.
FOOD & BEVERAGE
- A5 Sportsplex
Absolutely no outside food or beverage are permitted inside the facility. Team Coolers will not be allowed into the competition venue. Tailgating is permitted in the parking lot.
- Suwanee Sports Academy
The SSA have a concession stand onsite. Absolutely no outside food or beverage are permitted inside the facility. Team Coolers will not be allowed into the competition venue.
There will be no food tables permitted at any A5 tournament used facility. Athletes need to keep water and snacks inside their backpacks.
Entry fees can be paid online with a credit or debit card (Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express) or check by mail. For entries received by mail, the date of receipt will be used to determine entry, not the postmark date. We will only accept a cashiers’ check or money order payable to:
VASG, LLC or A5 Volleyball LLC
Please make check to: A5 Volleyball
Attn: Scott Cioffari
11000 Alpharetta Highway
Roswell, GA 30076
No personal checks will be accepted. If paying by check, you must sign your team up online AND send a copy of the online registration along with the payment. See the Team Cancellation section for the refund policy.
TEAM CANCELLATION / REFUND by Policy
Withdrawals made in writing by 45 or more days in advance will be refunded the entry fee. Withdrawals made in writing between 45 Days and 30 Days will receive a 50% refund. Any team withdrawing after INSIDE OF 30 DAYS will forfeit its entire entry fee. Paid entry fees are not transferable to another team within or outside of your club. Any team not attending and failing to withdraw with A5 Tournaments prior to the tournament may be subject to penalties for future participation in A5 Tournaments competition. Withdrawal requests must be made in writing to email@example.com. Processing fee is non-refundable.
1. All players listed on the roster must be registered or members in good standing with their respective member organization.
2. All players must meet age classifications requirements.
3. All staff listed on the roster must be registered or members in good standing with USAV.
4. Please enter correct player data on Sportwrench by Jan 1, 2024