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Event Details

USJN 17u National Championships

This event is operated by USJN

Tournament Event: Registration open to teams

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07/22/2017 - 07/25/2017
Ages: U16, U17
Games: 5+

Fees and Registration

Registration Fee: $1195.00
Registration Deadline: 07/21/2017

Early Registration Discount Available
$995.00 by 05/25/2017

Event Information

Contact: Hope Fuery,


30th Annual Event!

Event Coordinator: Mike Flynn

Event has sold out w/nearly 350 teams the last 4 years - with over 800 college coaches in 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016!!

NCAA / Team Club Coach Registration will be held on July 22nd from 9 am to 3 pm as ALL teams will play one game in the afternoon or PM of the 22nd. Located on 2nd floor up escalators to NATIONAL HARBOR 3

College Coach Registration is at NATIONAL HARBOR 2

COLLEGE COACHES - please pre-register by emailing Go to SCHEDULE area to see MAPS to know where you are to go to register at the venue.

Non-D1 Colleges may register/booklets on the 22nd starting at 11am. D1 Colleges can start on 22nd at 5-9pm - please plan accordingly.

Located on 2nd floor up escalators to NATIONAL HARBOR 2

Go to SCHEDULE area to see MAPS to know where to go. All club coaches must attend. Coaches will receive lanyards for each player. No player will be admitted to the floor and allowed to play without the lanyard. There will be a $5 replacement fee for lost player lanyards. Please make your travel plans accordingly. All coaches must in the NCAA system in order to coach on the bench - no exceptions (please bring valid ID). To avoid lines, please come as early in the day as possible. 22nd - 1 game (start at 11:45 am) 23rd - 2 games 24th - 2 games 25th - Playoffs & championships

**This is a STAY AND PLAY event -**

U.S. Junior Nationals is implementing a firm Stay to Play policy for this tournament and has appointed USJN Housing as their Official Housing Agency. This simply means that for your team to participate in this tournament, you MUST register your team AND reserve your hotel rooms for U.S. Junior Nationals using the method outlined below. ANY DEVIATION WILL RESULT IN YOUR TEAMS FORFEITURE FROM THE TOURNAMENT.

It is required that all team participants book their housing accommodations via the USJN Housing booking site. U.S. Junior Nationals group rates have already been pre-negotiated, and blocks of rooms set aside. Please do not contact the hotels directly as you will not be able to reserve rooms within the USJN blocks unless done through the official housing link.

Stay and Play Policy

What is USJN Stay and Play policy?

The 2017 USJN (US Junior National Championship) is Stay and Play. This means that in order to compete in the tournament, you must be staying in the official room block that has been set. All reservations must be made through the official housing booking link or through a custom team/club booking link provided by USJN to your housing contact.

HOUSING CONTACTS: Please make sure that your parents know that they should NOT call the hotel directly or book through a direct hotel website. These reservations as well as third party bookings (,, etc.,) will not be compliant with the Stay and Play policy. All questions, adjustments, requests or cancellations regarding your reservations must go through USJN as well.

USJN guarantees the lowest group rates available (exclusions include unconfirmed room types, non-cancellable rates, employee rates, government rates, advanced purchase rates, AAA and AARP rates). USJN will work with any club or team that may have a special situation (please see Exemptions).

Why is there a Stay and Play policy?

Reasons for implementing the Stay and Play policy are to increase the amount of room nights available to teams and clubs and to help secure the lowest group rates. By increasing the amount of room nights actualized, USJN can prove to the host cities the positive impact on their local economy, thus building stronger relationships as well as helping to offset event expenses, enabling USJN to keep costs down.

Special Situations

The following exemptions are allowed but must be verified as explained below. Please email the requested information to Your subject line should read USJN - 2017 EXEMPTION REQUEST.

#1 – CLUB IS IN CLOSE PROXIMITY - If your club is within 75 miles from the venue, you are not required to stay in a hotel. This WILL be verified through Please send the club name, and address to to apply for an exemption.

#2 – STAYING WITH A FAMILY MEMBER - If you are staying with a family member that lives within 75 miles from the venue, you are not required to stay in a hotel. This must be able to be verified through Please send the athlete’s name and team name as well as the host family member’s name, phone number and address to

If have any questions, please contact USJN HOUSING at or on the USJN Customer Service Line at (215) 278-6154

Housing Contact Information:

• Overall USJN Housing Questions – Contact us at or on the USJN Customer Service Line at (215) 278-6154.

*HOUSING hours are Monday through Friday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm EST.

The housing link - USJN-Housing - can be found by clicking on the Schedule button below.

Please note that any 14 or 15 year old teams that wish to play in the 16/17 division from July 22-25 MUST ALSO register for the 12-15 tournament held from July 25-28 or risk forfeiture from the tournament.

Venue Information

Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center

201 Waterfront St.
Oxon Hill , MD 20745

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Admission Information

All U.S. Junior Nationals Tournaments, Blue Star Showcase Events, and Blue Star Camps are subject to cancellation due to unforeseen circumstances. In the case that we have to cancel, we will notify all registrants as soon as possible and refund the registration fees. All hotel reservations, travel, or other cost, are the sole responsibility of the registrants. Therefore, U.S. Junior Nationals and Blue Star Productions will not be held liable for any of those costs incurred in the event of a cancellation. All special requests must be entered on the team page at the time of registration. We are not able to process emailed requests. No requests are guaranteed.