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Qualification

Process of qualifying
Teams must qualify through their particular zone. Your team must register for your division's zone qualifier prior to registering for the Junior Olympics tournament. After completion of your zone tournament, your placement will determine your qualification in the JOs based on the FINAL allocations posted online. Please visit the JO allocations page to see how this is determined.

Regional Qualifier Quarter Length
For Regional Qualifiers, please follow NJO RULES online with per day quarter lengths, HOWEVER, you should not change to a new quarter length until a "round" or "format type" has been completed as to not give an unfair advantage to a team or group of teams. Ex: In the 12&U division, quarter lengths are 5-6-6-6, if pool play begins on Day 1 and continues into Day 2, the same quarter length (5min) shall be used to complete pool play on Day 2; before advancing to 6 minute quarters for the remainder of tournament play

There are two tracks for the Junior Olympics Tournament, details are listed below*:

  • Championship Division: The Championship Division is an elite tournament with the top teams from each zone qualifying. This division will offer big courses, longer quarters and a competitive National Championship atmosphere. As the tournament progresses, teams will be divided into two sub-divisions, platinum and gold.
Championship Age Group Total Teams Divisions
Platinum Gold
Session One 12U-B 48 24 24
Jul 21-24, 2018 14U-B 48 24 24
16U-B 48 24 24
18U-B 48 24 24
Session Two 10U-Mix* 36 24 12
July 26-29, 2018 10U-F* 12 12 -
12U-F 36 24 12
14U-F 48 24 24
16U-F 48 24 24
18U-F 48 24 24

            

Classic Division: The Classic Division is for teams who participated in their Zone Qualifying tournaments but do not qualify for the Junior Olympic Championships. Its purpose is to create a tier of competition offering players and programs a national end-of-summer tournament with the excitement and atmosphere found only at the Junior Olympics. As the tournament progresses, teams will be divided into two sub-divisions silver and bronze.

Classic Age Group Total Teams Divisions
Silver Bronze
Session One 12U-B* 24 12 12
Jul 21 - 24, 2018 14U-B 48 24 24
16U-B 48 24 24
18U-B 48 24 24
Session Two 14U-F 12 12 -
July 26 - 29, 2018 16U-F 36 24 12
18U-F 24 12 12

*These numbers are based on preliminary allocations. Additional spots may be allocated based on number of entries after Entry Deadline has closed. Official allocations will determine entry and placement into Junior Olympics.

2018 NATIONAL JUNIOR OLYMPIC ROSTER DEADLINES
All deadlines listed are 9:00 pm (PT)
ZONE AGE GENDER EVENT DATES ENTRY DEADLINE ROSTER DEADLINE ROSTER LOCKDOWN DEADLINE ATHLETE REQUIREMENTS DEADLINE LINK TO QUAL
*Opens March 29
                                15 days prior or June 1 15 days prior Roster Lockdown or July 1
Central CA ALL BOYS June 15-17, 2018 June 1, 2018 June 7, 2018 June 18, 2018 June 18, 2018 Register HERE
ALL GIRLS June 22-24, 2018 May 31, 2018 May 31, 2018 June 11, 2018 June 11, 2018 Register HERE
Coastal CA 10, 12, 14&U ALL Register HERE
16, 18&U BOYS Register HERE
16, 18&U GIRLS Register HERE
Midwest ALL ALL Register HERE
Mountain ALL ALL Register HERE
Northeast ALL ALL May 18-20, 2018 May 3, 2018 May 3, 2018 May 14, 2018 May 14, 2018 Register HERE
Pacific 10&U ALL, 12&U Boys Register HERE
12&U Girls, 14&U and 18&U ALL Register HERE
16&U ALL Register HERE
PNW&H ALL BOYS Register HERE
ALL GIRLS June 22-24, 2018 June 1, 2018 June 7, 2018 June 18, 2018 June 18, 2018 Register HERE
Pacific Southwest 10&U, 12&U, 14&U ALL May 29- June 3, 2018 May 14, 2018 May 14, 2018 May 25, 2018 May 25, 2018 Register HERE
16&U, 18&U ALL June 18-24, 2018 June 1, 2018 June 3, 2018 June 14, 2018 June 14, 2018 Register HERE
Southeast ALL ALL Register HERE
Southern Pacific 10U, 12U, 14U ALL Register HERE
16&U, 18&U ALL Register HERE
Southwest ALL ALL Register HERE

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