Texas Age Group State Water Polo Championship (TAGS)


Sunday, May 4th at UT Swim Center – Austin, TX
Date: Sunday, May 4th.
Games will begin no earlier than 8:00 am on Sunday, May 4th and end no later than
5:00 pm. On May 2-3, the Texas High School Water Polo State Championships will be competed at the same
location. Come up early and watch the games on Saturday and play on Sunday.

Location: UT Swim Center on the campus of the University of Texas-Austin. There will be at least two all
deep 25 yard courses. For maps & directions, please go to http://www.tsc.utexas.edu/

Division & Teams: All divisions are Coed. Athletes must meet both the age and grade criteria to play in a
specific division. Athletes can play in both divisions.

6th Grade & Younger/12U: Viper Pigeons Blue, Viper Pigeons Orange, Central Texas, Longhorn, Thunder
8th Grade & Younger Coed/14U:
• A Bracket: Viper Pigeons Green, St Marks, Thunder Silver, Viper Pigeons Black
• B Bracket: Thunder Black, Longhorn, Viper Pigeons Red

Format: The 6th Grade & Younger Division will play a round robin between all teams with any ties in final
placements broken by USA Water Polo tiebreak rules. The 8th Grade & Younger Division will play within
brackets which will seed the Championship Round All games will use 5:00 quarters using USA Water
Polo playing rules and each team will have two timeouts per game. If a game is tied after four quarters
(including round robin games), the teams will play normal USAWP overtime rules (straight to shoot out). All
schedules & results will be posted at www.SouthwestWaterPolo.org.

Awards: Championship Banners will be given to the 1st & 2nd place teams in each division.

Texas Age Group State Water Polo Championship Schedule-2014
NOTE: Team listed first wears white caps. White team starts to the left of the table.
Pool #1: North Pool (Right)

7:15 Pool Opens for warm up
8:00 Longhorn v. Viper Pigeons Red (8th Grade)
8:45 St Marks v. Viper Pigeons Black (8th Grade)
9:30 Longhorn v. Thunder (6th Grade)
10:15 Thunder Black v. Win 8:00 P#1 (8th Grade)
11:00 Win 8:45 P#1 v. Win 8:45 P#2 (8th Grade)
11:45 Viper Pigeons Orange v. Thunder (6th Grade)
12:30 Los 8:00 P#1 v. Los 8:45 P#2 (8th Grade,5th-7th RR)
1:15 Central Texas v. Thunder (6th Grade)
2:00 1st A v. 2nd B (8th Grade- Semi #1)
2:45 Los 8:45 P#1 v. Los 8:45 P#2 (8th Grade, 5th-7th RR)
3:30 Viper Pigeons Blue v. Thunder (6th Grade)
4:15 Win 2:00 P#1 v. Win 2:00 P#2 (8th Grade-1st/2nd)

Pool #2: South Pool (Left)
7:15 Pool Opens for warm up
8:00 No Game. Pool open for warmup.
8:45 Viper Pigeons Green v. Thunder Silver (8th Grade)
9:30 Viper Pigeons Orange v. Central Texas (6th Grade)
10:15 Viper Pigeons Blue v. Central Texas (6th Grade)
11:00 Los 8:00 P#1 v. Loser 8:45 P#1 (8th Grade, 5th-7th RR)
11:45 Viper Pigeons Blue v. Longhorn (6th Grade)
12:30 No Game
1:15 Viper Pigeons Orange v. Longhorn (6th Grade)
2:00 1st B v. 2nd A (8th Grade-Semi #2)
2:45 No Game
3:30 Central Texas v. Longhorn (6th Grade)
4:15 Loser 2:00 P#1 v. Loser 2:00 P#2 (8th Grade-3rd/4th)

Tournament Committee: John Rightmyer (Head Referee), Rudy Thomas (Viper Pigeons), Tom Andrews
(Longhorn), Mihai Oprea (St Marks), and Joe Linehan (Tournament Director). Protests are due 15 minutes after
the game in question to the Head Referee with a $50 protest fee (if protest is upheld, the $50 fee will be
refunded). All disputes, suspensions, etc. will be handled by the tournament committee.