Asics Jr National Championship

Asics Junior National Championship

6/9-11- 13HP, 13A, 14HP, 14A, 14B,15HP, 15A, 16HP, 16A, 17HP, 18HP

6/12-13- 12B, 12S
*Contact your coach asap if you are unable to attend the Asics Championship.

Important things to consider before the tournament…

Spectator Ticket Options: FYI- 12 & Under kids receive free entry.
Option #1Discounted Advance Spectator Ticket Sale.
Orders due by Mon, May 8th using the Online Advance Spectator Order Form.
Advance Spectator Order Confirmation *Check here to confirm that your order was received correctly.
Advance Order Options: 3-day (6/9-11) $35. 2-day (6/12-13) $25.
*Note: the 2 day pass can not be used at the 3-day event. Spectators receive wristbands; a different color for each day of competition.
We deliver the wristbands to the players at practice prior to the tournament.
Option #2- Order online using Sports Wrench, then show receipt on phone at Rm 203 at Navy Pier to pick-up wristbands.
3-day pass link
-2-day pass link
Option #3- Purchase daily wristbands at Navy Pier Festival Hall for $20 a day, cash only.

Player JVA Form: Each player must turn in a completed copy of the JVA Waiver in order to compete. Forms are due to your coach by Thursday, May 18th. Turn in a paper copy or take a picture of the completed form and text it to your coach.
Click here to confirm our receipt of your form.

Note- Navy Pier lots have sold out for June 9-11 dates. You may want to check the link as the date gets closer in case there are any cancellations and spots open up.
This link will take you to other options provided by ParkWhiz or check with SpotHero… public transportation or carpool if possible.

Navy Pier is offering discounted, guaranteed daily and multi-day parking for ASICS teams,

parents, spectators and staff for ADVANCE PURCHASE ONLY .- CLICK HERE
Asics ONLY Advanced Parking Purchase Benefits:
-Convenient onsite parking
Up to 50% off the posted daily parking rates

-Guaranteed parking spot in one of the two Navy Pier Parking Garages
-In-and-out privileges on all packages (come/go during valid hours for one rate)
-Overnight parking permitted for multi-day packages
-Discount parking must be purchased online in advance by CLICKING HERE
-Discounts will not be available for purchase after NEED TO KNOW DATE nor on site at the event.
-Discount will be applied upon checkout and will not be posted on the home page of the link.
-Remote Alternate Parking is available, click for locations (scroll to bottom of page).
Alternate Parking: 
Check or other parking app to find a place within walking distance at private garages.
Take public transportation. Taxi & Uber/Lyft options are available at Navy Pier. There is also a  Trolley that goes to various downtown sites & Union Station during peak times. Check Trolley site for info- may not be available on weekdays. *Note: not available from train station for 7am arrivals. Use taxi or Uber/Lyft for early transportation.
-CAR POOL, CAR POOL, CAR POOL to share cost of parking
-Also, remember you can drop off guests free by driving onto the Pier and dropping passengers off before parking.
-Leave your car overnight at Navy Pier lot and save money if you are staying at a hotel on double parking! 

Hotel options: we don’t book blocks of rooms for this event but if you choose to stay downtown you might check to see what the Tournament Offers. They also advise that the Navy Pier overnight parking through Park Whiz app might be less expensive than using hotel parking if you’re staying close to Navy Pier.

Tournament FAQ:

Tournament Format:
Friday, Saturday, and Sunday June 9-10-11 is pool play for day one and two and elimination brackets day three. Each team is guaranteed 7 matches—3 each the first two days and then single elimination begins with bracket play on day three where you will compete until eliminated or win the championship of your division!

Waves: Playing Waves for Fri/Sat or Mon: 8am start- 13U/14U/17U/18U
2:30pm start- 15U/16U
*Sunday or Tuesday- All teams will play but there is no set start time in advance; final possible match should be around 6pm if you go that far.

Playing Schedule: Schedules will be posted on AES, our website (link from homepage) and emailed to teams. Schedules are now posted:
6/9-6/11- 13HP13A14HP14A14B, 15HP, 15A. 16HP, 16A, 17HP, 18HP
6/12-13- 12B12S

Playing Site: Festival Hall at Navy Pier- 600 East Grand Avenue, Chicago
Navy Pier Map
*No outside chairs or coolers permitted.
*Seating provided around the courts. Do not move chairs.

Please check the posting /results area and AES  for updates on the final day of play on which divisions are eligible for awards
•Medals will be awarded for 1st, 2nd, 3rd (both semifinal losers) in the top gold division of each age grouping -only players and head coach present will be given awards
•Player Medals will be awarded to the winners of the other Division brackets (1stplace only) in Silver, Bronze, Copper, etc.
•Please report to the awards booth after the conclusion of your match/or officiating assignment if you are an award winner so the staff may present them to your team…we encourage parents or friends to bring cameras to take team photos.

Lost & Found:
Lost items will be stowed by the Results area for pick-up.