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Event Details

USJN 16u-12u National Championships

This event is operated by USJN

Tournament Event: Registration open to teams

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07/25/2018 - 07/28/2018
Ages: U12, U13, U14, U15, U16
Games: 5+

Fees and Registration

Registration Fee: $900.00
Registration Deadline: 06/25/2018

Early Registration Discount Available
$725.00 by 05/25/2018

Event Information

Contact: Hope Fuery,

Event Coordinator: Mike Flynn

21st Annual: This event sold out the past three years with over 200 teams and over 100 college coaches in attendance the last three years.

15-14u - Team Coach Registration - 25th PM; Games starting at 8am on 26th. No exceptions, please plan accordingly.

13-12u - Team Coach Registration - 25th PM; Games starting at 8am on 26th. No exceptions, please plan accordingly. Coaches will receive lanyards for players. No player will be admitted to the courts without their lanyard. There will be a $5 replacement fee for lost lanyards.

SUMMER SPECIAL - extra discount available to those attending Hershey Showcase (June 23-26) - contact

**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 2018 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 - 2018 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. Click on the Schedule/Results button below to book your hotel.

Venue Information

Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center

201 Waterfront Street
National Harbor, 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