$15 – $100

2019 20th Annual El Sol Blind Draw Volleyball Tournament and Shrimp Boil

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306 Barton Springs Rd

Austin, TX 78704

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The 20th Annual El Sol Blind Draw 4's Tourney

Saturday, June 22, 2019 at Aussies, Zilker, and Krieg (with later playoffs finishing at Aussies)

EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION BEGINS SUNDAY, MAY 5 AT NOON

REGULAR REGISTRATION BEGINS SATURDAY, MAY 18 AT 8AM

WE ARE STILL IRONING OUT DETAILS AS THIS WILL BE THE 20TH VERSION OF THE EL SOL AND WE WANT TO DO SOMETHING SPECIAL. ALSO THIS WILL LIKELY BE THE LAST EL SOL OF THIS INCARNATION SO WE WANT TO MAKE IT SPECIAL

BELOW ARE THE TENTATIVE DETAILS INCLUDING REGISTRATION OPTIONS THIS YEAR (SAME ONCE AGAIN BUT JUST FOR A REFRESHER)

1) Tournament entry is $50 and will automatically include eating at the shrimp boil (in addition to beer tickets for use during the shrimp boil). There are no longer separate options for playing in the tournament or eating at the shrimp boil. Under this format - if you're playing - you've paid for the food & beer as well. Players will get a wristband for food and tickets for beer in their goodies bag at the beginning of the day.

2) We still have the option for non-players to choose to eat at the shrimp-boil. It will be $15 if you want a wristband for food at the shrimp boil (beer tickets will only be given to players). You can pay early on the website (recommended) or pay the day of the tournament.

And once again for this year...

3) We will have 50 Early Bird Platinum packages. These packages will be offered prior to regular registration and will be limited to 50 entries – first paid, first entered. The Early Bird Platinum package includes entry, food/beer, t-shirt, & hat and will be $100. Early Bird Platinum packages will be available starting Sunday, May 5 at 12PM and go through Friday, May 17 at 10AM. There will be no refunds for this package so it is for those committed to playing, who want all the goodies, and want to try and beat the rush (though there may be a different rush for this package).

If you would like to make a tax deductible donation, please visit this page: Click Here to Donate

T-SHIRTS & HATS will be available again through pre-order only (starting now) and ending Sunday, May 26 at 9pm. Order information is available on the registration page and orders may be made at any time until the deadline (orders do not have to be placed when registering for tournament).

Key details for the day of the tournament:

Check-in time for all players is 8:00am. All players must appear at their assigned playing location (Aussie's, Krieg, or Zilker) by 8:00 am to remain in the tournament. Players playing at Krieg or Zilker do not need to go to Aussie's first.

NOTE: Again, we are no longer taking requests for playing location this year because we simply don't have the time to accommodate everyone's requests with 3 playing locations and 40 teams. We will, however, make every effort to put couples at the same playing location.

Please remember to check this website, the Facebook event page, or the Aussie's website for playing locations on Friday, June 21 after 5pm.
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Check-in as soon as you get to your playing site. If you fail to check-in on time, we will start moving up alternates to take your place.

At 8:00 am, Aussie's will be serving breakfast and beverages. Absolutely no outside food or beverages will be allowed.

We will let you know about any food service for breakfast and/or lunch at Krieg or Zilker. We will update this page with any information about food service when it becomes available.

There will be 2 courts at Aussie's, 4 courts at Krieg, and 4 courts at Zilker (we once again will use 5 team pools).

Once everyone gets back to Aussie's, the shrimp boil will be served. There will be new potatoes, corn, red beans & rice (all 3 will be vegetarian), and shrimp and possibly other fixin's.

If you are not playing on Saturday, please stop by anytime during the day and join the fun. There will be food, beverages, volleyball, and plenty of good times! Remember, heckling is a big part of the fun (and something Eric Solie truly loved to do).

Tournament registration is capped at 200 people. After that point, alternates will be put on the waitlist (no payment needed to be put on waitlist). As with all years, there is no "swapping of spots", if you cancel and drop out of the tournament, your spot will be offered to the next person on the waitlist - no exceptions.

IMPORTANT WAITLIST INFORMATION

Alternates will be contacted by email as soon as a spot becomes available and will have 1 day to complete their registration, including payment, before the next alternate is contacted to take that spot. We will publish the waitlist periodically so that you have an idea where you are in the queue.

Please check your email regularly if you are put on the waitlist as you will only have the 1 day to enter the tournament before your spot is passed over. You will receive an email from invite@eventbrite.com that has a link so you can purchase your spot in the El Sol tournament. We have had email caught in spam filters so please make sure that your spam filter allows an email from that address to come through. You cannot register without the email. If you have any problems, please contact us as soon as possible.


Thanks,
The El Sol Organizers

PS: We will accept cancellations until Midnight CDT, Tuesday, June 18, 2019 and will issue a full refund of the registration fees paid. After that time, THERE WILL BE NO REFUNDS ISSUED UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES. Also, there are no refunds for the Early Bird Platinum package. Cancellations must be sent and confirmed by email!


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