Southwest Zone Coaches and Club Admins,
This is a friendly reminder of the upcoming Welcome to Texas Shootout over Labor Day Weekend in San Antonio, TX at the Northside ISD Swim Center. The Team Registration Deadline is this upcoming Sunday, August 22nd (Welcome to Texas Shootout – Online Registration). USA Water Polo is working with San Antonio Sports/Northside ISD to make this a premier event for all clubs/teams. There will be teams coming in from across the country and throughout the state/zone. Northside ISD Swim Center is an world class, outdoor-indoor venue with up to five all deep courses plus stadium seating for the 50 meter pool (NISD Swim Center Website). The Welcome to Texas Shootout will have games from 7:30 am – 8:00 pm on both Saturday, September 4th and Sunday, September 5th. We suggest coaches/athletes/parents plan on coming in on Friday and staying overnight on Sunday evening. If you would like to have training/scrimmages on Friday, September 3rd anytime between 3:00-7:00 pm, please email joelinehan@usawaterpolo.
org. We suggest getting hotel rooms ASAP…you can always cancel later. Tournament Hotel Options: Welcome to Texas Shootout – Hotel Information.
San Antonio is a great place to visit in Texas. For the parents/families, there are plenty of outdoor activities, amusement parks, restaurants, food trucks, BBQ joints, breweries, etc. to visit and enjoy. For the athletes/teams, there will be opportunities to visit area activities such as Six Flags – Fiesta Texas, Sea World, the Alamo, the Riverwalk, etc. All teams will receive discounts for area restaurants and attractions (including Six Flags and Sea World). Clubs should register for the tournament ASAP…Welcome to Texas Shootout – Online Registration.
Below is all the basic Welcome to Texas Shootout tournament information.
Welcome to Texas Shootout – 2021:
- Dates: Saturday, September 4, 2021 – Sunday, September 5, 2021
- Location: Northside ISD Swim Center, 8400 N Loop 1604 W, San Antonio, Texas 78249, https://nisd.net/
- Divisions: 18U Boys, 18U Girls, 16U Boys, 16U Girls, 14U Boys, 14U Girls & 12U Mixed
- Entry Fee: $600 per team. Payments will be collected when completing the online registration.
- Website: Welcome to Texas Shootout Website
- Hotel Options: Welcome to Texas Shootout – Hotel Information
- Registration Deadline: Sunday, August 22, 2021, 9pm (PT).
- Online Team Registration: Welcome to Texas Shootout – Online Registration
- Roster Deadline: Friday, August 27, 2021, 9pm (PT)
- Roster Lockdown: Monday, August 30, 2021, 9pm (PT)
- Athlete Requirements:
- USAWP Bronze Level Membership or higher
- COVID-19 Waiver required
- Age as of: 8/1/2021
- No club affiliation rule
- 15 athletes per team max
- Photo ID check prior to every game