Downers Grove Girls Volleyball

Hobson Road Community Church
2531 Hobson Road, Downers Grove, IL, 60516

Age levels: 10 - 16's; 
Total tournaments: 8 - 12

  • All top teams (I.E. 14:1, not 14:2) will be entered in the Windy City Power League. Click here for league schedule.
    • Entering the league will cost each athlete an extra $25
       
  • All teams are encourage to enter the end the season Digging in the Dells tournament. (April 1st-2nd or April 8th-9th)
    • This is 100% optional. Teams must decide by December 1st, eight of the ten players must commit to attending.
    • It is a two day overnight tournament in the Wisconsin Dells.
    • Families are responsible for their own transportation, and accommodations. Extra $30 per athlete.

Tryouts: player only attends one tryout for her age level

  • Middle School: Mon., Oct 3rd (5:00 - 9:00pm - time TBA based on registration numbers)
    • Make Up:  Sat., Oct. 8
    • Make Up: Sat., Oct. 15
       
  • High School: Mon., Oct. 24
    • Make Up: Sat., Oct. 29

Athletes will be notified within 24 hours if they have made the team, or need to be re-evaluated after the make up tryout. The make up tryouts are designed for late registrations and athletes who have a reasonable absence request for original tryout date. 

Tryout fee: $5 (click here to register)

Season starts: week of Nov. 6
Season ends: Sat., April 8
Practices per week: 2
Breaks: Thanksgiving: Nov. 21st - 27th | Christmas: Dec. 19th - Jan 5th

Awards banquet: Sat., April 22nd

Player registration fee: $950

  • $100 uniform fee (two jerseys, practice tee and volleyball)
  • $55 USAV membership fee

Do you want to be a Practice Player?

  • $400 + $50 Uniform Fee
  • Athlete is allowed to train at any practice and attend tournament if starters are absent. 
  • This position still requires tryout attendance. 

Downers Grove PRACTICE SCHEDULE

Athletes are classified by the age they are on September 1st, 2017 (i.e. If you are 13 now, but your birthday is January 10th, 2017 you are a 14's player and only eligible to play on a 14's team).

We are allowed to have athletes play up, but not down. So if you are 10 or 11 you can still play! 
Practice schedule subject to change based on tryout attendance

Tuesday and Friday

14 - 1: 7:00 - 9:00pm
14 - 2: 7:00 - 9:00pm

*If your practice on a Saturday you will have 8 - 10 make up dates due to tournaments falling during practice time