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Lonestar Championship Series Volleyball Tournament in Corpus Christi

19 Feb, 2016


Corpus Christi will host its second annual junior volleyball power league tournament.  The Lone Star Championship Series Corpus Christi Stop will be hosted by the Corpus Christi Force Volleyball Club.  The tournament will take place at the American Bank Center Exhibit Hall and Arena, on Saturday, February 20, starting at 8:00 am and on Sunday, February 21 , beginning at 8:00 am.  The tournament includes two divisions with a combined 75 teams from the Corpus Christi, San Antonio,  Austin, Central Texas and Houston areas.  It is expected that approximately 2,500 people will participate in the tournament. 

The Lonestar Championship Series Volleyball Tournament is an integral component of the nationally recognized Tour of Texas Power League , which serves as the premier Texas pathway to the USA Volleyball Girls’ Junior National Championship (Junior Olympics) and AAU Girls’ Junior National Championship.  As one of the strongest volleyball leagues in the country, the Tour of Texas attracts college recruiters from all over the nation to witness the competition and seek out the future stars of college volleyball.  This will be an extremely competitive level of play.   

The Corpus Christi Force Volleyball Club (former Corpus Christi Crossfire Volleyball Club) strives to provide quality volleyball training and competition to female athletes from 9-18 years of age through clinics, camps, and highly competitive tournament play.  The Club’s mission revolves around offering junior girls of the Corpus Christi, Texas area the unique opportunity to participate on a National Junior Girls Volleyball team.  

In 2014, the Club’s 14 team became the first local volleyball team to earn the title of “National Champions” when they won the AAU Girls’ Junior National Championship in Orlando, Florida.  In 2013, the Club’s 15 team succeeded in becoming one of 24 Teams in the United States to Qualify for USA Division of USAV Girls Junior National Championship Tournament, finishing 19th .

For more information regarding the Lonestar Championship Series, contact Crystal Lyne at 361-362-7311 .  For information about the Sports Tourism industry in Corpus Christi, contact Tiffani McKinney at 361.826.0656 or tmckinney@visitcorpuschristitx.org.

The Corpus Christi Convention and Visitors Bureau's mission is "to drive overnight visitors to the Corpus Christi Area" and provide marketing support for the tourism & convention industries.  For more information regarding the Corpus Christi Convention and Visitors Bureau or to plan your next trip to Corpus Christi, visit www.VisitCorpusChristiTX.org or call 1-800-678-6232.

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