Volleyball Festival

2/6/19- Parent Meeting- Volleyball Festival Time Line
2/1/19- Parent Hotel Blocks

Dates: June 27-30; Travel June 26

Teams: 14HP/16HP/17HP/18HP

Location: Phoenix Convention Center, AZ- 100 N 3rd St, Phoenix, AZ 85004. See “B” on map below.

Player Fee: $750 per player. Payable in 3 payments of $250 due on 3/15, 4/15, 5/15.
Covers team flight to AZ, dorm, cafeteria, tourney entry, AAU memberships, 6/26 meal & Light Rail from airport, tourney give aways.

Playing Waves: 14HP/17HP/18HP- am wave; 16HP- pm wave.

Travel to Phoenix: Players/Coaches travel on Team Flight on 6/26 on SW#22377.
Flight departs Midway 11:35am, arrive PHX 1:10pm.
Email Patti@ipvbc.com  with Player info: Last, first, middle name; birthdate
All Players should travel on Team Flight. Do not book flight on your own for 6/26 unless you have approved it with Patti.
*Rapid Rewards #’s may be added to players SW account after the flight is complete. Call 214-932-0333, give them confirmation #KC833N. Once they confirm that you were on the flight they will credit your account.
*Team flight cost to Phoenix will be included in Player Fee; family members on flight will pay separately. Flight cost for family members is $165 per seat.
*Return flight for player is parent responsibility unless you book a seat on the return Group Flight with the coaches SW#5525 leaves PHX 6:15pm, arrive MDW 11:35pm.
*Players traveling alone should book on Group Flight or plan to travel with another family. Cost: $165 per seat.
Contact Patti asap to reserve. Currently 9 seats left (2/1)

*When booking your return flight make sure it is for 6:15pm or later to avoid conflicts with conpetition.

 Player Accommodations: ASU Taylor Place Dorm, downtown Phoenix; 4 blocks from Convention Center.
See Map below,  locate “A” near top of map
Dorm Address: 120 E Taylor St, Phoenix 85004
Rooms include 2 twin beds, desk/chair, closet, bathroom. Bedding and 1 set of towels included. Laundry room on each floor. Players will use cafeteria meal plan for 2 meals a day during stay except final day- just breakfast. Building has 24 hr security guard + key card access for all doors and elevator. Sample room plan:

Map of Downtown Phoenix:

*Map Key: A= Taylor Place Dorm; B- Convention Center; #1= Hyatt; #2= Renaissance; #3= Sheraton
Parent Hotel Accommodations:
book on own or reserve through the tournament Group Blocks below.  Make sure you read through the policies & deadlines. Rooms reserved through the tournament receive complimentary admission to the Volleyball Festival.
Room Block Info for hotels listed below
-These Group blocks require a 3 night stay.
Note: Hotel blocks are for 6/26-6/30; if your arrival or departure dates are different, make sure that you confirm this when reserving a room.
-Phone: Contact Traveling Teams at 866-468-3268 Ext. 808
-Email: corey@travelingteams.com
-Booking Deadline: Wednesday, February 27, 2019 12:01AM EST
-Group Block Code: 8N0-U09

Hotel #1:
Hyatt Regency Phoenix, 122 N Second St, Phoenix AZ 85004 (across street from Convention Center)
-Room Types Available:
2 Double Beds, avg Rate: $143.00 – 5 rooms available in block
1 King Bed, ave rate: $133- 5 rooms available in block
-Hotel Amenities: Phoenix Convention Center – 0.2 miles, Outdoor Pool, Fitness Center, Self Parking: $23 per day, Valet Parking: $33 per day, Check In 4PM – Check Out 11AM, * First and last nights room and tax due May 24th, 2019 – Non Refundable, * Cancellations made within 30 days prior to arrival will be charged a 2 nights room and tax penalty, * 3 Night Minimum Stay Required
-Check-in: Wednesday, 26 June, Check-out: Sunday, 30 June, 2019
Hotel #2:
-Renaissance Phoenix Downtown– 50 East Adams St., Phoenix AZ 85004
-Room Type Available: 2 Queen Beds, Avg Rate: $145.00
-Hotel Amenities: Phoenix Convention Center – 0.28 miles, Outdoor Pool, Fitness Center, Valet Parking: $35 per day, Check In 4PM – Check Out 11AM, * First and last nights room and tax due May 24th, 2019 – Non Refundable, * Cancellations made within 30 days prior to arrival will be charged a 2 night room and tax penalty, * Early departure fee applies for date changes made after check in *3 Night Minimum Stay
Hotel #3:
Sheraton Phoenix Downtown Hotel– 340 N. 3rd St,Phoenix AZ 85004
-Room Type Available: Single King Bed, Avg Rate: $124.00
Hotel Amenities: Phoenix Convention Center – 0.36 miles, Outdoor Pool, Fitness Center, Discounted Self Parking: $12 per day (normally $35), Discounted Valet Parking: $22 per day (normally $33), 10% Discount Off of Breakfast, Rollaway Beds: $12 per bed per day based on availability, Check In 3PM – Check Out 12PM, * Cancellations made within 30 days prior to arrival will result in a 2 nights room and tax penalty, * 3 Night Minimum Stay Required

 Raffle Fundraiser: The Festival makes free raffle tickets available to all teams to assist in their fundraising efforts.  Players sell the tickets for $5 each and keep 100% of their sales.  Turn in completed ticket stubs to Patti. Cash prizes are provided by the Festival (Ten $100, Four $250 and Two $500 prizes) and are drawn at the Festival.  Winners do not have to be present to win.

2019 WELCOME PARTY: Join us Wednesday, June 26 from 6-8 pm for the “Swing into the Jungle” Welcome Party!  The beauty and excitement of the jungle will be on full display at our themed dance party at the Phoenix Convention Center. Come dressed in your best jungle themed costumes to have a swinging good time and kick off Volleyball Festival 2019!

The tourney will have a Go Purple Day. Everyone is encouraged to wear purple to support the cause.

Metro Light Rail: Teams will travel via Light Rail from airport to Van Buren/Central Ave Station- short walk to dorm. Cost is $2 for adults, $1 for players. Teams may use Light Rail to Target Shopping area.
Coaches/players traveling alone will use Light Rail for return trip to airport.
Airport provides Sky Train from Terminal 3 & 4 to Light Rail station at 44th St & Washington. Trip is 5 min or less. Families arriving at Terminal 2 (United) will need to walk to terminal 3 for Sky Train access.
*People traveling on SW or US Airways may use free Early Bag Check provided at 44th St & Washington Light Rail in the Sky Train area for return trip if it’s open.
Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport: Has 3 terminals. See map for airlines and Light Rail access.