Attached is the information for the Texas Age Group State Water Polo Championship (TAGS, 8th/6th Grade & younger) which will be on Saturday – Sunday, April 28-29 at the UT Swim Center in Austin. The tournament will be a two day event with all teams getting 4-5 games over the two day event. This will allow for a true Championship format for all divisions. The tournament will be hosted by the Southwest Zone of USA Water Polo and Longhorn Aquatics. Games will begin no earlier than 8:00 am on Saturday, April 28th and end around 3:00 pm on Sunday, April 29th. All teams are guaranteed to play 4-5 games (most likely 5 games). A hospitality room will be set up at the event for all coaches and officials. Awards will be given out to the teams placing 1st/2nd in each division.
There will be three divisions for the TAGS Water Polo Championship: 8th Grade & Younger Boys-Coed/14U, 8th Grade & Younger Girls/14U, and 6th Grade & Younger Coed/12U. Athletes must meet both the grade and age eligibility in order to compete. The age will be defined as the age of the athlete on Saturday, April 28th. This will be a USA Water Polo sanctioned event using USA Water Polo rules & regulations. All athletes MUST be USA Water Polo Bronze, Silver, or Gold members to compete in this event. All teams must have a USA Water Polo registered coach on deck for all games. Each club team must be a currently registered USA Water Polo Club or affiliated with a current USA Water Polo Club in order to compete.