Southeast Pre-Qualifier

February 25-26, 2023

Knoxville World's Fair Exhibition Hall, Knoxville, TN

Southeastern Prequalifier 1

Match Length

All matches will be best 2 of 3 games to 25 with the deciding game, if necessary, to 15. There is no cap!!!

Age Divisions

18 Power, 18 Club, 17 Power, 17 Club, 16 Power, 16 Club, 15 Power, 15 Club, 14 Power, 14 Club, 13 Power, 13 Club, 12 Club
**Divisions must have at least 8 teams entered or Divisions may be combined.

Division Formats

All divisions will have formats designed to guarantee each team at least 5 matches in each division. One or Two wave format depending on number of entries.

Player Forms

Tournament is JVA Insured, Coaches must have in their possession the following two forms for each player:

(1) JVA Participant Release and Liability 

(2) Medical Release/Waiver Form**

The forms do not need to be turned in, so no additional copies are needed. The Coach will only need to turn the signed JVA Coaches Event Sign-In Form at Team Check-In. ** If you already have a USAV Medical Release Form for your players, you do not need the JVA Medical Release/Waiver Form.

Entry Fee

PLEASE NOTE: When using the button below you are only making YOUR PAYMENT. To register your team use the link to the RIGHT-->

$450 JVA Event! All can attend USAV, AAU and JVA 



Room for 96 teams. Teams will be accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis based on entry fee post-mark.

Cancellation Policy: No refunds after teams are accepted in event unless under our Cover related refund policy.


  • Should this event be cancelled or postponed due to COVID related issues all teams will be eligible for a full refund

Additional Tournament Info

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There will NOT be a coaches meeting on Friday night. However, COACHES OR CLUB DIRECTORS MUST check in their teams (consists of signing the roster, picking up coaching credential pass(es), and playing schedule/tournament procedures) at the playing venue.

The complete schedule for the entire weekend and seeding will be posted to the AES web site by 8pm on Wednesday the week of the event, will be updated if any teams add or drop, so check the web site regularly that week.

Paid 1st official provided for all matches, paid 2nd official for all Gold Division Final Matches.

Courts #1-12 at the Knoxville World's Fair Exhibit Hall

Will be posted on AES website by 8:00pm on Wednesday the week of event and will be updated if any teams add or drop.

Please check website regularly that week.

There will be a trainer available to tape ankles and assist with minor injuries as well as serve as a first responder to more serious injuries. PLEASE provide your own wrapping supplies.

Host Hotel & Stay, Play, and Save Policy

All teams participating in this event receive SIGNIFICANT savings if they stay in our Host Hotels.


Check-in Locations and Times

Friday, February 25th  from 6-8pm at the  in the Knoxville World's Fair Exhibit Hall at the tournament desk.

Saturday, February 26th  from 7:15am-1:30pm outside the venue where admission is sold.


Hyatt Place - Knoxville/Downtown

530 S. Gay St.
Knoxville, TN 37902

.8 miles from venue (appx. 5 minutes)

Room Rate: $169 per night plus tax

Be sure to enter the dates of February 25-26 to receive the discounted rate!


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Hampton Inn & Suites - Papermill

601 N Weisgarber Rd.
Knoxville, TN 37919

6 miles from venue (appx. 11 minutes)

Rate: $129 Per night plus tax

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Hilton Garden Inn - Papermill

6200 Papermill Dr.
Knoxville, TN 37919

6 miles from venue (appx. 11 minutes)

Rate: $139 per night plus tax

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Residence Inn - Cedar Bluff

215 Langley Place
Knoxville, TN 37922

12 miles from venue (appx. 17 minutes)

Rate: $114 per night plus tax
Reservations: 865-539-0600 ( Southeast Pre-Qualifier Volleyball)

Last Day to Book 2/11/22

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Courtyard by Marriott - Cedar Bluff

216 Langley Place
Knoxville, TN 37922

12 miles from venue (appx. 17 minutes)

Room Rate: $114

Cut Off Date: 2/11/22
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Springhill Suites - Turkey Creek

10955 Turkey Dr.
Knoxville, TN 37934

15 miles from venue (appx. 20 minutes)

Room Rate: $114 per night plus tax

 Cut off date to book 2/11/22

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Hampton Inn & Suites - Turkey Creek

11340 Campbell Lakes Dr.
Knoxville, TN 37934

16 miles from venue (appx. 20 minutes)

Rate $114.00

 Cut off date 2/11/22

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This year's event will have an admissions fee for spectators of  $20 for a tournament pass. Children 2 and under are FREE!

**Tournament wristbands will be available beginning Friday  from 6-9pm at the Knoxville Convention Center.

Athletes will just need to show their jersey to gain admission to the Hall.

Teams will be issued a coaching credential pass for each ADULT they have listed on their roster in AES.

Spectators will be able to purchase a colored wristband at the door each day, beginning at 7am, that will gain them admission to the playing venue.

Facility Rules

There will be a NO TOLERANCE policy for misbehavior by players/teams and spectators in the venues.

Ball Handling is NOT allowed outside of the exhibit halls in the convention center.

Coolers and outside food and drink are NOT ALLOWED in the convention center. Only water and sports drinks may be brought inside the facility.

Violation of these policies or any other general misbehavior may result in IMMEDIATE dismissal from the facility for the remainder of the day.