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[JUNE 25, 2004]  Upcoming volleyball events at Eastside Sports Centre, 1 Eastside Drive in East Peoria:

Eastside volleyball for seventh- to 12th-grade players

This summer the annual Eastside Volleyball Club High School Volleyball League for incoming seventh-graders to incoming 12th-graders will start on July 6 and run until July 31. The activity will consist of two practices a week, two tournaments and the Exposure Classic. Teams will be slated when all of the registrations are complete. Registration forms are available at under the "Summer Volleyball" link. Forms must be completed and submitted by June 29. The cost for each participant is $60. The form can also be faxed back to (309) 210-0713.

Summer volleyball tournaments

The Adidas Volleyball Classic and the Power Volleyball Tournament will have divisions for competition, consisting of junior high (13U-14U), high school JV and varsity high school levels. The Power Tournament will have varsity and JV divisions only, with a limit of 24 teams. Both tournaments will be at Eastside Centre. The Adidas Volleyball Classic will run July 9-11, and the Power Volleyball Tournament will be July 30-31. Participating teams each weekend will be guaranteed six to eight matches. The cost per team will be $275 for the Adidas Volleyball Classic and $225 for the Power Volleyball Tournament.

Pepsi Cola Exposure Classic

The Eastside Volleyball Club is hosting its second annual Pepsi Cola High School Girls Volleyball Exposure Classic July 24-25, with practice sessions July 24. This event is to showcase the talents of high-caliber high school volleyball players who have aspirations of competing at a higher level. The players will be divided into "Futures" and "Prospects" groups, depending on age. The event is open to any incoming high school freshman to incoming high school senior player. The cost for participation is $25 per player to offset uniform, officiating and facility expenses. This weekend feature will present a great opportunity for collegiate coaches to see future athletes and start the recruiting process. Nominations for the event can be made at


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Pepsi Cola Girls High School Volleyball All Star Classic

The Eastside Volleyball Club is currently working on plans for the sixth annual Pepsi Cola Girls Volleyball All Star Classic for graduating senior girls. This year's event is scheduled for Dec. 4-5, and nominations will be accepted from Sept. 1 until Nov. 25. During last year's event, over 335 girls participated and there was representation from over 125 collegiate coaches from several states. Eastside Volleyball Club will need cooperation from schools, clubs and coaches in nominating and affording their players the opportunity to compete with some of the best players throughout the Midwest. Coaches are also needed to volunteer by expressing an interest in coaching one of the teams. People interested in becoming a part of the event in any capacity are asked to call (309) 699-8738 or send an e-mail message to

Further information regarding these events, registration forms, housing information, rules, schedules and other pertinent information is available at With questions or concerns, please feel free to contact Eastside by calling (309) 699-8738, by fax at (309) 210-0713; or by e-mail to

[News release from
Tim Vande Schraaf, president,
Eastside Volleyball Club]

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