Event Info - 2022 AAU MLK Franklin Grand Prix

Description Entry FeeTeamsMax Teams
112 Club$525.00Show Teams14
212 Open $525.00Show Teams12
313 Club $525.00Show Teams24
413 Open$525.00Show Teams12
514 Club$525.00Show Teams36
614 Open$525.00Show Teams12
715 Club$525.00Show Teams28
815 Open$525.00Show Teams16
916 Club$525.00Show Teams28
1016 Open$525.00Show Teams16
1117 Club $525.00Show Teams28
1217 Open$525.00Show Teams24
1318 Club $525.00Show Teams12
1418 Open$525.00Show Teams16
Event Details
2022 AAU MLK Franklin Grand Prix
Three Day Format
S and S Events, Inc
TOA and Ag Expo
215 Gothic Court
Ag Expo 4215 Long Ln Franklin, TN 37064
United States of America (USA)
orlvb@aol.com, joej@aausports.org,

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Event Information

AAU Membership Guidelines:

•  This event is licensed by the Amateur Athletic Union of the U.S., Inc.


•  All participants must have current AAU membership numbers before competition begins (pending status is not acceptable).  Visit www.aauvolleyball.org to obtain membership (club, non-athlete and athlete membership required).


•  Membership is not included in the event entry fee.


•  BE PREPARED:  Adult and Non-Athlete memberships are no longer instant and cannot be applied for at the event.  Please allow up to 10 days for membership to be processed.


Grand Prix Guidelines:


*Winning teams in age divisions with 12 or more teams will receive a free entry fee to the 2022 AAU Junior National Volleyball Championships, the West Coast AAU Championships, or the Volleyball Festival.  In divisions with less than 12 teams, the entry fee will be discounted. 


*You must contact aauvolleyball@aausports.org after the event to let them know you are interested in attending one of the reduced entities events.


*All teams must register for the event by the appropriate deadline.  The National and West Coast Championships, as well as the Volleyball Festival are open to any team, no qualifying required.  For complete rules and guidelines for Super Regional or Grand Prix events, please visit www.aauvolleyball.org.




JANUARY 15-17, 2022


WHAT: 2022 MLK Franklin Grand Prix 

DIVISIONS: 12’S,13’S,14’S,15’S,16'S,17’S and 18’S/Open and Club




ENTRY FEE: $525.00 per team


FORMAT: Saturday and Sunday Pool Play /AM/PM Waves/Monday Elimination Bracket


LOCATION: TOA 251 Gothic Court, Franklin, TN 37179

                Ag Expo 4215 Long Ln Franklin, TN 37064

HOTELS: We offer a Preferred Stay and Play Please visit our Hotel partner to book your hotels.     https://www.volleyballhotels.teamtravelsource.com/aaumlkgrandprix


OFICIALS: All matches will have top officials.  


REGISTRATION: Registration for this event will open on August 1, 2021. The Entry fee for this event is $525.00. Deadline for this event is December 27, 2021. Registration for this event will be done on Advanced Event System.


AWARDS: 1st and 2nd in the Gold will receive medals and a plaque. Winners of  each other division will receive a medal.


ADMISSION: This year’s 3 DAY event will have an admission fee for spectators of $12 per day or  LOE  fee of $30.00 tournament pass.


RULES: AAU we will follow the  AAU rules for this event.


FACILITY RULES: Due to incidents in previous years, there will be a NO TOLERANCE policy for misbehavior by players/teams and spectators in the venues.

Ball Handling is allowed on the volleyball courts only. 

Coolers and outside food and drink are NOT ALLOWED in the playing facilities. Only water and sports drinks may be brought inside the facilities. 

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


ATHLETIC TRAINERS: There will be a athletic trainers available to tape and assist with minor injuries and serve as a first responder to more serious injuries.  
Athletes must provide tape and pre-warp for any pre-existing needs.  Tape and pre-wrap are only provided by the tournament for emergency purposes.


 TEAM CHCK IN LOCATION AND TIME:  Check in will take place at each playing site 30 minutes before you play. You must bring a AAU or AES Roster to Check IN.


 CONTACT INFORMATION:Joe Joblonski  Joej@aausports.org  630.854.0202

                                                         Sindee Snow   orlvb@aol.com407-466-9009- 




  AAU Event Roster Requirements:

·        All players listed on the roster must be registered or members in good standing with their respective member organization.

·        All players must meet age classifications requirements.

·        All staff listed on the roster must be registered or members in good standing with AAU.

·        Please enter correct player data on AES by January 1, 2021


  • This is an AAU Licensed Event. All participants must be current AAU Members.
  • AES rosters are required. Rosters must be imported from the AAU website.
  • Entry fee may be paid online  or send check to S and S Events Inc, 7512 Dr. Phillips Suit 50-785 Orlando FL 32819.