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Northwest Junior Elite Air Travel Rules

ALL PLAYERS ARE THE RESPONSIBILITY OF NW JUNIORS ELITE VBC (NWJE) WHILE ON TRAVEL TOURNAMENTS. YOU ARE REQUIRED TO STAY WITH YOUR TEAM AT ALL TIMES. YOU ARE NOT ALLOWED TO GO WITH YOUR PARENTS AT ANY TIME DURING THE TRIP.

AIRPORT:

  • All players should arrive at airport at time determined by your coach.
  • Players will wear NWJE-issued sweat suits at all times while in the airport. They will wear NWJE practice tees or team tees (identical) underneath.
  • Players are ALL to dress in the prescribed travel attire.
  • Players are to stay together as a group until the coach or chaperone releases you at the gate.
  • Players need to travel around the gate in groups of 3 or more at all times.
  • Do not leave the team without letting the coach or chaperone know where you are going. (This includes the restroom.)
  • Players need to be back at the gate 20 minutes before boarding time.
  • Clean up your area at the airport. Do not leave any trash on the floor.
  • Please conduct yourselves as mature athletes, as you represent NWJE and your coach.
  • Upon arrival, STAY WITH YOUR TEAM. Do not run off to the restroom or head to baggage claim on your own.
  • Head to baggage claim as a group, (all teams traveling at that time).
  • Collect your bags at baggage claim and wait for instructions on travel to hotels.
  • HOTEL:
  • Players are to respect the privacy of the rest of the hotel’s guests. (No running, loud noises or playing in the halls of the hotel).
  • Players are to room with the teammates the coaches have assigned.
  • Players are never to be alone either in their room, or when traveling from room to room. Always travel in pairs or as a room.
  • Rooms should always be kept neat and tidy.
  • Curfews are to be strictly followed by all players.
  • Teams need to look the same for all team meals outside their rooms. Players will all look the same at all times. If one is in a sweatshirt or jacket, everyone is in a sweatshirt or jacket. ·
  • Teams should eat all meals together.
  • Players should shower before breakfast when playing the AM wave.
  • Clean up your tables when eating in the hotel.
  • TOURAMENT:
  • IPODS, CD players, or personal DVD players are not allowed at the tournament site.
  • All the normal local tournament rules apply to travel tournaments.
  • In addition, players must always be in groups of three or more for the duration of the tournament.
  • Bed times will be set by the coach, and enforced by both the coach and chaperone.
  • Respect the chaperone, and do everything in your power to make their lives easier. Help carry whatever needs to be carried, help clean up, help distribute food, and help collect laundry, respect team rules and curfews.
  • Be sure to THANK your Chaperone for caring for you at the conclusion of your trip.

Download the PDF version of these rules and share them with your team.

HAVE A GREAT TRIP!