January Jam

 

January 7-8, 2017

As of January 6, the Charleston January Jam WILL be held. At this time, there is no threat of inclement weather in Charleston. Any changes will be sent to Club Directors via email and posted on this site.

Palmetto Region Inclement Weather Policy:

For bad weather that strikes one to two days before the tournament, the tournament WILL BE HELD unless teams are otherwise notified (canceled tournament information will be on the HOST and/or region web page and an attempt will be made via email to notify all teams).

Considerations to cancel will be made based on weather at the location of the facilities.  Refunds will not be provided because weather is bad from where team is coming from.  We try to make decisions by 3pm day before event begins.

Charleston, SC

The Charleston January Jam is a power league format tournament, held January 7-8, 2017. Registration will be available on Advanced Event Systems, and with 12 courts at the beautiful North Charleston Convention Center, we will be able to accommodate 72 teams. All play will be on-site at the convention center and first referees will be provided. Teams will have a guaranteed 4 matches of pool play on Saturday, plus bracket play on Sunday.

Registration

Registration will be available through AES on November 15. Entry fee is $425.

Divisions

Following a power league format, age groups may be combined for the January Jam. Divisions offered in 2017 will be:

12 Power
13-14 Power
15-16 Power*will be held in Myrtle Beach, still following a power league format
17-18 Power

Schedule

Play on Saturday will be divided into waves. All teams will advance to playoffs on Sunday.

Teams will be placed in a 3-team pool for initial pool play on Saturday morning. After the first round, teams will be re-seeded into a second three-team pool, which will be played Saturday afternoon. Playoff brackets will be played on Sunday.

SAMPLE WAVE SCHEDULES

  • AM Wave, Group 1 – 8:00am
  • AM Wave, Group 2 – 11:15am
  • PM Wave, Group 1 – 2:30pm
  • PM Wave, Group 2 – 5:45pm

Formats/Rules

  • All matches start at zero, matches during pool play will have a 2-point cap. Challenge matches and playoff matches on Sunday will start at zero and do not have a cap.
  • Professional R1 will be provided for each match. Professional R1 and R2 will be provided for all Gold division finals matches.
  • See all formats/rules

Admission/Tickets

Ticket costs are as follows. Pre-orders are available through your club director – please contact them with any questions. There is no discount for pre-ordering, but you will get to avoid lines at the tournament. Pre-order deadline is December 22.
Adult 2-day pass: $15
Child (ages 5-18) 2-day pass: $10
Children 4 and under are free
Daily tickets will be available for purchase at the door (Adult – $10, Child – $7).
Pre-ordered tickets will be included in each team’s check-in packet for pickup Friday night or Saturday morning at the tournament. Players wearing a jersey will be allowed to enter the facility without a wristband.

Team Check-In

Team check-in will be held from 6-8:30pm on Friday night and from 7-8:30am on Saturday morning. If your team plays in the first wave on Saturday, we strongly suggest that you check-in on Friday night to avoid any delays. Coach or team parent may check the team in, but must collect all team materials at that time (individual pickup of pre-ordered wristbands is not permitted). To check-in, please bring a copy of your USAV roster.

Food & Seating

Food, tables, and coolers are NOT allowed in the facility. Food tables are NOT allowed to be set up anywhere inside the convention center. Players may bring in water bottles in their backpacks.

Portable sport chairs are NOT allowed due to space limitations. Ample seating will be provided around each court. If your team is not playing, please allow spectators for teams that are playing to sit.

Athletic Trainers/First Aid

There will be an athletic trainer on-site throughout the tournament to provide pre-game taping and injury care for players. Ice will be available for post-game care and injuries.

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CaptainU will provide online profiles and player profile books for college coaches

CaptainU will provide player profile books for college coaches and free access to their online software to help all attending athletes maximize their exposure at the upcoming event to college coaches. Click on the links below to get setup for the event.

January Jam

Team Coaches/Managers Athletes College Coaches

Have questions? Contact: help@captainU.com

8 thoughts on “January Jam

    • Admission prices are $15 for two days or $10 for a single-day pass for adults. Your club director should have received an email today with pre-order information!

  1. I do not see any team t-shirt pre order options – is that available for this tournament?
    Is so how do we order, cost etc?

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