Riverside, CA to Host 2014 UANA Junior Pan American Championship
9 Jul, 2014
It’s water polo central on the west coast this week when a host of top teams from the Americas descends upon Riverside, California, for the 2014 UANA Junior Pan American Championship.
The Riverside Sports Commission and the Riverside Aquatics Complex will play host to competition featuring the USA Men's and Women's Youth National Teams. Action kicked off on the morning of Tuesday, July 8 with competition wrapping on Tuesday, July 15.
The USA Men's Youth National Team will be joined in the competition by Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Mexico, Peru, Puerto Rico, and Trinidad & Tobago. The USA Women's Youth National Team will be joined in the competition by Brazil, Canada, Mexico, and Puerto Rico.
If you can't make it to the pool, the semifinal and final round matches will be webcast courtesy of CoachesAid.com. We hope to see you in Riverside!
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USA Water Polo, Inc. is a non-profit organization recognized by the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) and the Federation Internationale de Natation (FINA) as the National Governing Body for the sport of Water Polo in the United States. USA Water Polo oversees our Olympic water polo program, including senior, junior, youth and cadet national teams, as well as 20 different championship events annually, including the Junior Olympics, the US Open of Water Polo, and the Masters National Championships. With nearly 40,000 members, USA Water Polo is also the sanctioning authority for more than 500 Member Clubs and more than 400 tournaments conducted nationwide each year. USA Water Polo has a rich tradition of success at every level including World Championship, World Cup, World League and Pan Am Gold Medals, and most recently, Olympic Gold for our women's program. USA Water Polo is committed to the development and promotion of the sport throughout the US and to providing the best possible experience for all participants. It fosters grass-roots expansion of the sport, providing a national system of affiliated clubs and leagues, certified coaches and officials, educational materials, and background screenings, as well as developing programmatic materials and undertaking initiatives to generate greater awareness of the sport.