Registration Fee

  • The registration fee for all divisions, ages 12 -18 will be $840. 

  • The registration fee the 11's will be $500.

Registration Dates

  • Registration opens Oct. 15th at 10am EST 

  • Registration closes Jan. 7th at 10am EST

How To Register

  • Go to SportWrench to register your team for entry. 

  • Foreign team? Go to our Foreign Teams tab for more information.

Payment Methods

  • From SportWrench, you can pay online or mail in a check.

  • PAY ONLINE:

    • By credit card or ACH (bank check).  The date of receipt will be recorded as the moment we receive confirmation that your payment has been verified.

  • PAY BY CHECK:

    • If you choose to mail a check, print an invoice from SportWrench and mail it to us with your entry fee. The date of receipt will be the time we receive your check and entry application in our office. 

  • Send the check & application payable to:

2812 West Price Avenue,

Tampa, FL 33611

Please send one check per team

Refund Policy

Due to these uncertain times, BSQ will continue to update our refund policy for the 2020 event. We will continue to notify any team affected by the change via email.

 

If the tournament is cancelled due to Federal, State of Georgia, City of Atlanta or USA Volleyball actions due to COVID-19...

  • Before May 13, teams will receive a full refund. 

  • After May 13, refunds will be issued based on a prorated basis once all BSQ unrecoverable out-of-pocket expenditures for the cancelled or interrupted event have been settled.

 

OTHERWISE...

 

Teams that have a “Waiting” status in SportWrench...

  • Teams that were accepted into BSQ prior to March 19 but have not yet confirmed or declined for the new dates of June 5-7 are eligible for a full refund only until April 21, upon request.

  • After that date, no refunds will be given.

 

Teams that have a “Pending” or “Waiting” status in SportWrench because no space is available...

  • A full refund can be issued through June 5

 

Once a team has been “Accepted” into BSQ, the following refund policies will apply...

  • Request received before May 13 = Full refund

  • Request received after May 13 = No Refund

  • Teams that are withdrawn from the event by BSQ Staff because they have not met the Stay & Play requirements are not eligible for any refund...

 

Refunds will be processed to...

  • The credit card used for the Team Entry Fee payment. 

  • If a check refund is requested for a credit card payment, the refund will be sent minus all finance fees.

  • Entries paid by check will have a refund sent via mail to the club name and address on file in SportWrench.

 

How to receive a refund...

  • All Refund Requests must be submitted via email to info@bigsouth.us

  • No refund will be processed unless a Refund Request is submitted.

 

Important Hotel Requirements...

  • BSQ continues to be a Stay & Play event.

  • General Reservation teams must maintain a minimum of 12 room nights to remain eligible to play.

      • Failure to do so will result in a penalty of $50/room night that the team falls below said minimum

      • Penalty must be paid in full before team is eligible to play.

    • Loyalty Reservation teams must maintain 90% of their booked rooms to remain eligible to play.

      • Failure to do so will result in a penalty of $50/room night that the team falls below the 90%.

      • Penalty must be paid in full before team is eligible to play.

NEW -- Hotel Cancellation Policies...

  • Teams can cancel up until 12 noon, May 13 with no penalty.

  • If the event is cancelled, hotel reservations will automatically be cancelled by THS.  Teams do not need to take any action.

  • If reservations are cancelled after May 13, and the event is still scheduled to occur, the HOTEL may choose to charge a penalty of 1st nights room and tax for each room booked, up to the minimum required night’s stay for each room.

Divisions

Click here to access bids for each division

18s
17s
16s
14s
13s
12s
15s
11s

Roster Requirements

  • NO AGE WAIVERED PLAYERS ARE ALLOWED ON ANY ROSTER*                     

  • A maximum of 15 athletes are allowed on rosters

  • All athletes listed on the roster must have a birthdate and uniform number listed.

  • Athlete's position is mandatory before a team can complete online team check-in.

Team Drops

  • All requests to drop from the event must be submitted via email by the person listed as the main contact in SportWrench.

  • Submit all requests to info@bigsouth.us and include the following information:

    • Request to be removed from the event

    • Club name

    • Team name

    • FJ Code

    • Division entered 

  • You will receive an email notification to confirm the drop has been processed.​

Division Changes

  • BSQ will make every effort to grant a request to change divisions whenever possible.  If a move cannot be made at the time of the request, the team will be placed on a list to move when space becomes available. All requests to change divisions must be submitted via email by the main contact listed in SportWrench.  If a team qualifies in a previous event after entering and being accepted into the Big South, and then requests to be moved to another division, every effort will be made to accommodate the team.  However, their position in the list of priority will not change due to the previous bid award and a move cannot be guaranteed.

  • Submit all requests to info@bigsouth.us and include the following information:

    • Club name

    • Team name

    • FJ Code

    • Current division entered 

    • Division you would like to be moved to

  • You will receive an email notification as confirmation when the move has been processed.

  • Do not assume that your request has been granted.

Out of Age Division

  • Big South will make every effort to place teams in a division in which they wish to play. If a team desires to play up an age division AND there is space available without denying an age appropriate team an entry position, the team may play in an older age division.

  • A team may play up a maximum of two age divisions.

  • A team may be moved up at the request of the tournament, but if this team is accepted in the proper age group, they must agree to the move.

  • A team unable to gain access may be offered the opportunity to play up by the tournament.

Acceptance

  • Acceptance for all divisions is first-come, first-served determined by the date and time a team completes all Entry Application requirements, until available space is filled or January 7, 2020, whichever comes first. 

  • A completed Entry Application includes the following:

    • Submission of an Entry Application online with SportWrench

    • Receipt of full team registration fees

    • Verification in SportWrench of Stay & Play hotel reservation from THS

  • After January 10th, teams may be accepted into the event at the discretion of the tournament director.

Notification of Acceptance

  • You can check whether your team has been accepted into the tournament by going to your teams account in SportWrench under the "My Events" tab.

  • When your team(s) have been accepted, you will receive an automatic email from SportWrench.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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