Kickoff Classic

January 4-5, 2020

Rock Hill, SC

The Kickoff Classic will be held January 4-5, 2020 and will have Club divisions in all ages 12-18. Play on Saturday will be in AM or PM waves, with playoff brackets on Sunday. Registration will be available on Advanced Event Systems beginning November 15th. With 17 courts at the beautiful, NEW Rock Hill Sports & Event Center, we will be able to accommodate 136 teams. All play will be on site at the sports center and first referees will be provided.

EARN A REDUCED ENTRY INTO THE KICKOFF CLASSIC!¬† For every 6 teams that your club enters into either the January Jam or the Valentine’s Beach Ball Bash, you will receive 1/2 off one entry fee to the Kickoff Classic! Contact with questions.


Registration will be available through AES on October 27. Entry fee is $400. Please note that age groups may be combined based on number of team entries.


Play on Saturday will be divided into AM and PM waves. The AM wave will begin at 8AM and PM wave will begin at 2:30PM. All teams will advance to playoffs on Sunday.

AM Wave – 8am start time
15 Club
16 Club
17/18 Club

PM Wave – 2:30pm start time
13 Club
14 Club

Schedule will be posted on AES approximately 1 week before the tournament


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


Ticket costs are as follows.
Adult 2-day pass: $15
Adult daily ticket: $10
Child (ages 5-18) 2-day pass: $10
Child daily ticket: $7
Children 4 and under are free
Tickets can be purchased Friday night during team check-in times, or all day Saturday/Sunday. Cash, checks, and credit cards accepted.

Team Check-In

Team check-in will be held from 6-8PM on Friday night and from 7:30-8:30AM on Saturday morning and 1-2PM on Saturday afternoon. If your team plays in the AM wave on Saturday, we strongly suggest that you check-in on Friday night to avoid any delays. Team parent or coach may check the team in, but must pick up all materials at one time. For check-in, you must bring a copy of your USAV webpoint roster. Teams from regions that do not use webpoint can bring a signed copy of your AES 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 sports center. Players may bring in water bottles in their backpacks.

Portable sport chairs are not allowed. Seating will be provided around each court. If your team is not playing, please allow spectators for teams that are playing to sit. Please note that tournament directors may ask spectators in portable chairs to move if they determine that the teams’ playing abilities are hindered.

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.


If you are interested in vending at the Kickoff Classic, please download our vendor information and return application to

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