MLK Kickoff Challenge

MLK Kickoff Challenge

January 14-16, 2023

Kickoff your 2023 club season at the 30th annual MLK Kickoff Challenge Girls Volleyball Tournament!

Started in 1993, this 3-day tournament allows female athletes to not only compete, but connect with one another while bringing both coaches and athletes a top-notch experience combined with strong competition.

With room for nearly 600 teams, your club will be able to find the right fit for each team – without a doubt!

Divisions

Division Ages Price Register
Open U14, U15, U16, U17, U18 $695 REGISTER
Premier U14, U15, U16, U17 $695 REGISTER
National U13, U14, U15, U16, U17, U18 $695 REGISTER
American U13, U14, U15, U16, U17, U18 $695 REGISTER
Club 15U, 16U $695 REGISTER
U12 - Girls U12 $495 REGISTER

Event Details

LOCATIONS

SPOOKY NOOK SPORTS

75 Champ Boulevard, Manheim, PA

  • All 14s divisions
  • 15 Premier
  • 15 Open
  • 16 National
  • 16 Premier
  • 16 Open
  • 17 Premier
  • 17 Open
  • 18 American
  • 18 National
  • 18 Open

LANCASTER CONVENTION CENTER

25 South Queen Street, Lancaster, PA

  • 12 Girls
  • All 13s divisions

YORK EXPO CENTER

334 Carlisle Avenue, York, PA

  • 15 Club
  • 15 American
  • 15 National
  • 16 Club
  • 16 American
  • 17 American
  • 17 National

DISCOUNT CAR RENTAL PROGRAM

Make sure you save on your rental car with our 3STEP Sports Discount Program for Enterprise and National bookings. As an example, see how you can save over $200 on a Fort Lauderdale rental car over MLK weekend.

Hotels

*Hotel booking links have been sent directly to club directors*

MLK Kickoff Challenge is a Stay-to-Play event. Teams are required to book hotels through our housing program with Apex Events if they are over 75 miles from the venue they are playing at.

Teams are required to book the minimum number of room nights listed below in order to be compliant with our Stay-to-Play policy:

  • 2 Day Tournament (12 Girls) = 12 room nights
  • 3 Day Tournament(13’s – 18’s) = 18 room nights

If teams have not booked their minimum room night requirement by December 15th, 2022, they will be moved to the waitlist until the requirements are fulfilled. Once waitlisted, we cannot guarantee your original spot in the division.

If you have any questions about hotels or would like to request a mileage exemption, please reach out to Gabby Sborlini at gabby.sborlini@threestep.com.

ROSTER DISCLAIMER

Rostered team members are not required to have a membership with an organization. All coaches and staff must have accurate contact information. Players must have correct jersey numbers, birthdates, and graduation years to be added to a roster.

REQUIREMENTS:

Minimum: 6 Players / 1 coach

Maximum: 15 players / 4 coaches

ROSTER SUBMISSION DEADLINE: 1/11/23

Roster Submissions are due prior to the start of the event. Changes can be made until the teams are checked in online the Friday prior to the event start.  If you need to changes after that, please contact the tournament staff. 

Deadlines

Registration

January 6th, 2023

Roster

January 11th, 2023

Housing

December 30th, 2022

Withdraw w/o Penalty

December 15th, 2022

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