Winter Classic [11U, 12U]

2022 Triangle Winter Classic


The 2022 Triangle Winter Classic will be joining the City of Oaks Challenge at the Raleigh Convention Center on January 15th in Downtown Raleigh, NC. Schedule (once available) will be found in AES. All information can be found on our City of Oaks Challenge page.


Join us for the 2021 Triangle Winter Classic Tournament!

Divisions: Junior Girls 11U-12U 

When: Saturday, January 16, 2021

Where: Raleigh Convention Center or Triangle Volleyball Club [this a one-day event run in conjunction with the City of Oaks Challenge]

Entry Fee: $175 per team

Registration: Registration through AES [Advanced Event Systems] beginning November 1st.  Payment and completed online registration submission is required to secure tournament entry.  Checks should be made payable to 'Triangle Volleyball Club' and will not be cashed until a team is 'accepted' into this event.  Entries handled 'first-come/first-served'.  Refunds will not be given once a team has been accepted.

Questions? Contact Jenna Hinton


FIRST ROUND POOLS & TOURNAMENT FLOW: For 2021 the Winter Classic will adopt a COVID-19 friendly format. More information will be available closer to the event.

ROSTERS: make sure your roster are complete and correct. Roster changes can be made without penalty through January 9th.

TOURNAMENT LOCATION: We anticipate that matches for the Winter Classic will be played at the Raleigh Convention Center in the ballroom. Should the tournament field require the division may be played at Triangle's facility in the WCC.

ATHLETIC TRAINERS: will be on-site throughout the event for emergencies only.

WINTER CLASSIC SERVING RULES: We will use the modification adopted by the Carolina Region. Serving lines will be established at 6 feet and 3 feet inside the normal service line. Players will have the option to serve from the 6' line on their first serve during each term of service. If their team wins the point, they must move back to the 3' line. If they win that point, they must serve from the normal service line for the remainder of that term of service.

EVENT PARKING: At the RCC spectators should expect to pay for parking. Parking is $10 in most lots with no in and out privileges. Parking at the WCC is free.

SPECTATOR ADMISSION: More information on spectator admission will be available closer to the event.

SPECTATOR BEHAVIOR: we will strictly enforce the Carolina Region/USAV Participant/Spectator Behavior Policy and the new purple card policy will be in effect.

RESULTS & PLAYING SCHEDULE: All results and schedule information will be available on AES throughout the day.

INSURANCE: The Triangle Winter Classic is USAV sanctioned and participants and spectators are covered by USAV’s Secondary Sport Accident Policy. Should you be injured you MUST have an INCIDENT REPORT FORM completed at the event. Questions regarding insurance should be directed to championship desk.

ATHLETE CAMPKING: Athlete ‘camping’ is not permitted. Items left in this area are at the individual’s own risk.


  • Coolers, stadium chairs, large baggage, animals [excluding service animals], weapons, tobacco and e-cigarette products are not allowed inside of the RCC or Triangle Volleyball Club [lobby, playing venue]. 
  • No ‘boom boxes’ or portable speakers are allowed to be used inside the facility unless they are connected to headphones. ‘Warm up music’ broadcasted from a speaker or sound system is not allowed. 


  • No outside food or beverages are permitted inside the RCC.
  • Numerous concessions options are available in the RCC throughout the tournament and seating areas are provided for athletes and spectators.
  • See our “THINGS TO DO” guide for dining information in the downtown area.

PHOTOGRAPHY AND VIDEO DISCLAIMER: please review this document HERE and be aware of our policies. Please note that we are not prohibiting parents and spectators filming or taking photographs that are associated with a player and team at the event. Monopods only are allowed for filming.