Tournament 

Game Schedule

Rosters

Description

All Thunder Water Polo Athletes (all athletes, age groups, genders, and experience levels) are invited to participate in the Viper Pigeon Welcome to Texas Tournament on May 27-28 in Rosenburg, TX at the LCISD Natatorium.  All the normal club teams from Houston, San Antonio, North Texas and Austin will be playing in the event PLUS some out of state teams from across the country (five divisions:  18U Girls, 18U Boys, 16U Boys/Coed, 14U Coed, and 12U Coed).  All Thunder Water Polo athletes practicing this summer in Southlake, Flower Mound, and Denton are eligible to attend this event.  The athletes will play together as Thunder Water Polo.  We will enter as many teams into the tournament as needed to make sure everyone gets plenty of playing time (if needed, multiple teams per division).  All players will get 4-5 games during the two day competition.  This will be a great opportunity for everyone to play games, gain needed experience, learn, and have fun.  Below is a brief tournament overview and details for the trip such as transportation, hotel information, tournament entry fee, etc.   

 

 

Welcome to Texas Tournament Overview (All Athletes, age groups, genders, and experience levels):  This tournament will be located at the LCISD Natatorium in Rosenburg, TX and the normal club teams from across Texas will be participating in this event.  All athletes will need to plan to be at the pool Saturday, May 27th 45 minutes BEFORE their first game and check in with the coaches when they arrive.  The coaches will be at the pool the entire day on both Saturday and Sunday.  After the conclusion of each game, the coaches will tell the athletes when and where to meet for their next game.  All of the athletes will meet as a team, warm-up together before each game, play the game, meet after each game, and designate when to meet for the next game. After their final game, please make sure the athletes “check-out” with one of the coaches before heading home. 

Tournament Location/Parking:  

LCISD Natatorium

1011 Horace Mann

Rosenberg, TX 77471

Tournament Costs/Payment Deadline:  The entry fee for the tournament will be $65 per athlete.  Athletes can pay via credit card when committing to the tournament online.   

USA Water Polo Membership:  All athletes will also need to be Bronze, Silver or Gold members of USA Water Polo in order to play in this event.  To register with USA Water Polo or upgrade your membership, please go to www.usawaterpolo.org (if a new member, please choose North Texas Thunder Water Polo Club for the athlete's club affiliation).   

Transportation:   The coaches will be traveling to the tournament on Friday evening.  Parents/athletes need to arrange their own transportation and hotel arrangements for the events.  Please email [email protected] if an athlete wants to attend the tournament but does not have a ride.  The coaches will attempt to arrange transportation/sleeping arrangements with other parents attending the event.

 

For Additional Information, please contact Brandon Dion at [email protected]