West Side Slam: Welcome

Thursday, October 31
West Side Slam Volleyball Club

Club director: Dennis Eggener (Ph: 920-309-2518)

E-mail:  WestSideSlam@aol.com

Coaches:  14s - Jim Buchberger, Abbey Buchberger, Heather Buchberger  14s - Shannon Smith, Krysta Klatt

               15s - Duane Campbell, Payton Campbell  16/17s - Stefanie Siroin, Katie Baneck

Parent meetings:  West De Pere Middle School Commons  Tues, Nov. 5, 2013 @ 7:00 p.m.

                     West De Pere High School Commons  Wed, Nov 13, 2013 @ 7:00 p.m.

TRYOUTS FOR 15s and 16/17S - Sunday, November 17, 2013 FROM NOON-3:00 AT WEST DE PERE MIDDLE SCHOOL    NOTE:  We are looking for 13s (possibly 14s) at this time as well.  Please e-mail if interested.  WestSideSlam@aol.com

     SECOND TRYOUTS FOR 15s and 16/17S - Sunday, November 24, 2013 FROM NOON-3:00 AT WEST DE PERE MIDDLE SCHOOL .   NOTE:  This tryout is to fill out any positions remaining after first tryouts.

Planned 2013-4 Teams: Girls 13s, 14s, 15s, 16/17s. Also, Youth Instruction Group (12 and under)

Fees:  Tournament team fees are $400.  Youth Instruction Group is $100.

IMPORTANT NOTICE:  All participants (club directors, coaches, players) must register themselves through the Badger Region Volleyball site before they can participate in tryouts, practices, etc.  Please do this ASAP.

Website for registration is:  http://www.badgervolleyball.org/  Please read the information on the home page.  There is a link on the left titled 2013-2014 Registration which will take you through the registration process.  Initially you just need a $10 tryout membership.  Digital signatures are completed using drivers license # for the parents.  You can pay via credit card during the on line registration or you can send a check with an additional $5 fee.  Be sure to print out your membership card after registering.  Also print the medical release form, player information sheet and consussion form and bring these completed form with to tryouts.  You can NOT tryout without these forms.  West Side Slam coaches will be reimbursed for the registration and background fees by the club.

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Tryouts - West De Pere Middle School (Must bring membership card - from registration) Also bring player information sheet, medical release form and concussion form.  These are found at www.BadgerVolleyball.org under Forms - Junior Member Forms.  $10 club fee to tryout (this is in addition to registration fee).

          Saturday, October 5 (Noon - 3) Ages 13s and 14s @ West De Pere middle school

          Sunday, October 13  (Noon - 3) Ages 13s and 14s  @ West De Pere middle school (second tryout date)

          Sunday, November 17  (Noon - 3)  Ages 15s and 16s/17s @ West De Pere middle school

          Sunday, November 24 (Noon - 3)  Tryouts - all ages (to fill vacancy on teams)

Youth Instruction Group - no tryout - please send an e-mail to WestSideSlam@aol.com with Subject:  Youth Instruction Group Sign-Up if interested.  Include player name, birthdate and school.  Intended for 12s (6th grade) and under  interested in learning volleyball skills.

Practices:

    NO PRACTICES THE WEEKEND OF CHRISTMAS!!! 

 NOTE:  All tournament teams (NOT youth instruction group) will practice Sunday, December 1 at Hemlock Creek Elementary School from 11:00 - 2:00.

Sundays (first practice December 8, 2013 - March 31, 2014 dependent on playing schedule)

               11:00 - 2:00 teams at Hemlock Creek Elementary School (15s and 16/17s)

               11:15 - 2:15 teams at Westwood Elementary School  (13s and 14s)

Saturdays  (first practice December 7, 2013 - March 30, 2014 dependent on playing schedule)

                8:00 - 9:45 (tournament teams players) at Westwood Elementary School, West De Pere School District

                9:45 - 10:45 (Youth Instruction Group) at Westwood Elementary School, West De Pere School District
                                       West De Pere School District

            Hemlock Creek Elementary School, 1900 Williams Grant Drive, West De Pere, WI  54115

            Westwood Elementary School, 1155 Westwood Street, West De Pere, WI  54115

Please bring a water bottle. Wear appropriate clothing (T-shirt, shorts or volleyball shorts, athletic shoes). Knee pads are required.

Thank yous...

Mr. Scott Eggart-  thank you so much for your support of our club.  Without you we'd be a club without a home.   Thanks to Ms. Patti Strebel.   Also, special thanks to the retirees for all past support...Mr. Greg Smith and Mrs. Jodi Gibbons.  Enjoy your permanent vacation.  :-)

Mr. Don Roffers-  the founder and heart of West Side Slam.  You've done a fantastic thing for young ladies.  Not only do they get to play a sport they love, VOLLEYBALL, but they also get to make lasting relationships.  Thank you, thank you, thank you.

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