Charlotte Convention Center, 501 South College Street, Charlotte, NC 28202
Saturday AM/PM Waves:
Morning wave will begin play at 8:00 AM:
Divisions – 13 Club, 14 Club, 14 Open, 16 Club and 18 Club
Afternoon wave is scheduled to begin at 3:00 (All teams including work teams should arrive at courts early. If court is empty, you may begin your match up to 30 minutes early. This will help courts to finish at an earlier time Saturday night)
Divisions – 13 Open, 15 Club, 15 Open, 16 Open, 17 Club, 17 Open and 18 Open
Pools will be posted on AES later this week.
All age divisions will compete under one roof.
• There are numerous hotels, restaurants, museums and other attractions within walking distance.
• Open and club divisions for ages 13-18.
• 12 and under teams may compete in the 13s division.
• Medals awarded for 1st and 2nd place in each division.
Playing times and court assignments will be available at www.advancedeventsystems.com. These will be posted on Thursday, the week of the tournament.
All divisions will play pool play on Saturday with playoffs on Sunday. Final matches are scheduled to begin around 5:00 PM on Sunday. If everything remains on schedule, the tournament should conclude around 6:30 PM Sunday.
Food, Beverages and Chairs:
No outside food, drinks, coolers, tables or chairs are permitted inside the convention center. Water will be supplied for players and coaches only at stations throughout the playing area. Concessions will be available in the playing area. There is a food court in the main concourse which includes Bojangles, Einstein Bros. Bagels, Buon Cibo (pizza, paninis and salads) and Starbucks.
Courtside seating will be provided for spectators during matches. We ask, as a courtesy, that you leave these seats open for spectators of the teams who are playing at the time.
Emergency Personnel and Medical Releases:
We will have Emergency Medical Technicians on site throughout the event. The EMT office is located in the corridor outside the playing area. We will also have athletic trainers available for taping purposes stationed near the championship desk.
All coaches are required to have a Medical Release Form for each player with them at all times.
Vendors will be located in the play area near Court 1and will be open Friday 4:00-8:00 PM and during play time on Saturday and Sunday.
WE ARE NOT DOING ONLINE PRE-ORDERS THIS YEAR.
The Official 2017 Queen City Classic T-shirts and Hoodies will be available in the vendor area located at the end of Hall A near Court 2 and 3. Vendor area will be open Friday from 4:00-8:00 PM, Saturday 7:00 AM – 8:00 PM, Sunday 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM.
Wristbands can be purchased in the main concourse of the convention center Friday February 3rd 4:00-8:00 PM and all day Saturday and Sunday. Doors open at 7:00 AM both days.
One-day wristbands can be purchased at the door for $12.00 per day and are good for the day of purchase only. Full event wristbands can be purchased at the door for $20.00. Everyone over the age of five must wear a wristband to enter the playing area.
Note: Players and staff on team rosters receive their wristbands at team check-in. These are included in their team entry fee.
TO AVOID LONG LINES ON SATURDAY MORNING, WE STRONGLY SUGGEST THAT YOU PICK UP WRISTBANDS FRIDAY IF POSSIBLE.
A map will be posted soon under the “Where to Stay” tab that shows some parking lot choices around the convention center. Parking is the responsibility of attendees. The tournament cannot validate any parking passes.
Queen City Classic will hold a college recruiting showcase on Friday February 3rd. The participation fee is $60.00 and will include a showcase t-shirt. For information on registration, please visit the “Recruiting Showcase” page.