Junior Olympics

Jungle Cat Water Polo prepares 16 and Under and 18 and Under boys teams to participate in the annual Junior Olympics.  The 2021 Junior Olympics are scheduled for July 22-25 in Orange County, California.

Boys born after August 1, 2004 are welcome to try out for our 16U team, and boys born after August 1, 2002 are welcome to try out for our 18U team.  Each player selected will need to upgrade his USA Water Polo membership to the Gold level (another $90 or so) and designate Jungle Cat Water Polo as his club.  Please do not pay the additional amount until we confirm your son's participation.

Team members are expected to attend all or nearly all practices and games, including two tournaments.  The Midwest Zone qualifying tournament will take place over a weekend in the middle of June within driving distance, and the Junior Olympics will take place at the end of July in California.  Should we qualify, we will leave a couple days early to practice with some California club teams.

The anticipated total cost is $1200, which includes transportation, lodging, and tournament entry fees.  This cost is in addition to Jungle Cat Water Polo and USA Water Polo registration fees.

Please contact Coach Baud (pbaudendistel@sluh.org) if you have questions.