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Junior Events

Sky High will be hosting several tournaments during the 2017-18 season for boys and girls. 

Events will be hosted in our two facilities, Sky High Athletic Center in Crystal Lake (215 Exchange Dr., Suite E) and our NEW Sky High Athletic Center - North Shore in Libertyville (1450 Harris Rd.). Both offering eight spacious courts, concessions, pro shop (CL only), monitor with real time results.

Below you will find the Sky High schedule of events for the upcoming season. Please review the tournament dates, register on www.advancedeventsystems.com and submit your payment payable to Sky High. You do not need a roster to register on AES. Rosters will need to be on AES a minimum of one week prior to the event.

All GIRLS events in DECEMBER are FREE.
Please register early as they will fill to capacity quickly. 

All two day events will offer both OPEN and CLUB divisions for 12's-18's. Each team will be guaranteed 6 matches in every two day event. Enter early as these events usually fill prior to the deadline. ALL TWO DAY EVENTS are sanctioned through the JVA to allow any club affiliation (i.e. USA, AAU, JVA) to participate and are fully insured. 

Registration for all of our events will be done through www.advancedeventsystems.com.

 All of our events offer:

  •   EIGHT spacious courts in both facilities (Crystal Lake and Libertyville)
  •   Plenty of seating for spectators
  •   First referees provided on all matches
  •   Athletic Trainer 
  •   Posted results on monitors and on AES
  •   Concessions with great food options and reasonable prices
  •   Free Wi-Fi
  •   Pro Shop (Crystal Lake only) and more

For those who need hotel accommodations, you will find a list of approved hotels in the area with their amenities and rates they offer attached. When making a reservation with any of these properties please ask for the appropriate person and mention Sky High to receive the special rate. If you have any issues with any of these properties please contact us immediately. 

Make Entry Payable To:

SKY HIGH VOLLEYBALL  
Attention: Chas Kennedy
215 Exchange Drive, Suite E 
Crystal Lake, IL. 60014  

815-356-0006
ckennedy@stans.net

 

Sky High Events

Date Tournament Divison Location Cost
2017-12-03 Boys Holiday Classic Boys16/15/14 Crystal Lake, Il 100
2017-12-09 Holiday Classic G14/13 Crystal Lake, Il FREE
2017-12-10 Holiday Classic G18/17/12 Crystal Lake, Il FREE
2016-12-10 Holiday Classic G16/15 Libertyville, Il FREE
2017-12-16 Holiday Classic G18/17/12 Libertyville, Il FREE
2017-12-16 Holiday Classic G15s Crystal Lake, Il FREE
2017-12-17 Holiday Classic G16s Crystal Lake, Il FREE
2017-12-17 Holiday Classic G14/13 Libertyville, Il FREE
2018-01-06 New Year’s Challenge G/13/12 Libertyville, Il 150
2018-01-07 New Year’s Challenge G16/15/14 Libertyville, Il 150
2018-01-20 Sky High Classic G14/13/12 Libertyville, Il 150
2018-01-21 Sky High Classic G18/17 Libertyville, Il 150
2018-01-27 Winter Classic G15/14/13/12/11/10 Libertyville, Il 150
2018-01-28 Boys Winter Challenge Boys 16/15/14 Libertyville, Il 150
2018-02-03 Sky High Classic G16/15 Libertyville, Il 150
2018-02-10 Sky High Challenge G18/17/14/13 Libertyville, Il 150
2018-02-11 Boys Winter Challenge Boys 18/17 Libertyville, Il 150
2/17-18 2018 Sky High President’s G18/17/16/15/14/13/12 Crystal Lake, Il 350
2 Day Classic Open & Club Divisions Libertyville, Il
2018-02-24 Sky High Invitational G16/15 Libertyville, Il 150
2018-02-25 Sky High Invitational G18/17/12 Libertyville, Il 150
2018-03-03 Sky High Challenge G18/17/16/15 Libertyville, Il 150
2018-03-04 Sky High Challenge G14/13/12 Libertyville, Il 150
2018-03-11 Sky High Invitational 18/17/16/15/14 Libertyville, Il 150
2018-03-17 Lucky Charm Classic G18/17/14/13 Libertyville, Il 150
2018-03-18 Lucky Charm Classic G16/15/12/10 Libertyville, Il 150
2018-03-24 Spring Break Open G18/17/16/15/14/13/12 Crystal Lake, Il 150
2018-04-07 Boys Spring Shootout Boys 18/17/16/15/14 Libertyville, Il 150
2018-04-07 Spring Break Open G16/15/14/13s Libertyville, Il 150
2018-04-08 Spring Break Open G18/17/12s Libertyville, Il 150
2018-04-14 Pre- National Shootout G18s Pre National Event Crystal Lake, Il 100
2018-04-14 Spring Shootout G17/16/15 Crystal Lake, Il 150
2018-04-21 Linda McArthur Memorial G14/13/12/10 Crystal Lake, Il 125
2018-04-22 Linda McArthur Memorial G18/17/16/15 Crystal Lake, Il 125
2018-04-28 Sky High Challenge G14/13/12/10 Crystal Lake, Il 150
2018-04-29 Sky High Challenge G18/17/16/15 Crystal Lake, Il 150
*5/12/13,2018 Central Zone Finale G14Club/All 13s/All 12 Crystal Lake, Il 375
*5/19/20,2018 Central Zone Finale G18/17/16/15 Open/Club 14 Open Crystal Lake, Il 375
2018-05-26 Sky High Cosmo Classic G14/13/12 Crystal Lake, Il 125
2018-05-27 Sky High Cosmo Classic G18/17/16/15 Crystal Lake, Il 125
*6/2-3, 2018 National Warm-up G18/17/16/15 Crystal Lake/Libertyville Il 275
6/9,2018 National Warm-up G18/17 Libertyville,Il
*6/9-10, 2018 National Warm-up G14/13/12 Crystal Lake, Il 275
*6/9-10, 2018 Boys National Warm-up Boys 16/15/14 Crystal Lake/Libertyville 275

HOTEL INFORMATION

There are a few hotels located minutes from the Sky High Athletic Center in Crystal Lake. Listed below you will find the different options including rates and contact information. Please note the Metra Train (northwest line) station (Pingree Road) is a five minute walk from our facility. 

CRYSTAL LAKE HOTELS:

These hotels are the closest (5 minutes) to the Sky High Athletic Center (SHAC).

Holiday Inn 815-477-7000 $99.00 plus tax (Ref Sky High VB)

800 S. IL. Route 31 Contact: Kim Leva @ 815-404-2018

Crystal Lake, 60014

The only full service hotel in McHenry County! Teams enjoy our on-site restaurant for

breakfast, dinner, and evening snacks, large indoor pool, fitness center, guest laundry & banquet

facilities for team dinners. With local craft brews, our lobby bar is great for team chaperones &

parents. Rate includes Grab & Go breakfast (max quad occupancy per room). Rate only

available for team blocks of 10 or more room nights. Teams will receive booking link for easy

reservation making. Rate not available for individual reservations.

Country Inn & Suites 815-477-3500 $95.00 plus tax (Ref Sky High VB)

600 Tracy Trail Contact: Chris Oppasser, Dir.of Sales

Crystal Lake, 60014

Amenities: Ranked #1 on Trip Advisor. Complimentary Full Buffet Breakfast, Indoor pool, hot

tub, fitness center, microwave & refrigerator in each room, in room coffee maker w/comp.

coffee, in room hair dryer, iron and ironing board, comp. Complimentary local phone calls,wireless high speed internet at no cost, fresh baked cookies in lobby.

MCHENRY HOTEL

This hotel is approximately 10 minutes from the Sky High Athletic Center in Crystal Lake.

Hampton Inn 815-578-1900 $94.00 plus tax www.mchenry.hamptoninn.com

1555 S. Route 31 Contact: Julie Gilmour, Sales Manager

McHenry, 60050 Julie.Gilmour@hilton.com

Amenities: Recipient of 2013 - 2016 Trip Advisor’s Certificate of Excellence Award. Your team

will enjoy our complimentary breakfast buffet featuring a hot entrée, eggs, make your own

waffles, fruit salad, fresh fruit, yogurt, various bakery items, cereals, coffee and juices. Our guest

rooms have mini refrigerators, microwaves, free WiFi, flat screen HD TV’s and complimentary

local phone calls. Our property also features an indoor pool, hot tub, 24 hour fitness center,

business center and suite shop. Marzano’s Italian restaurant is located adjacent to the hotel;

family friendly with private rooms available. One complimentary room with every 15 paid

rooms. Team reservations are made easy with our Personalized On-Line Group booking link.

ELGIN/WEST DUNDEE HOTELS

These hotels are located just off of I-90 at the Elgin corridor. They are approximately 10-15 minutes from the Prairie Stone Facility in Hoffman Estates and 25 minutes from the Sky High Athletic Center (Crystal Lake).

Country Inn & Suites 847-426-6400  
2270 Pointe Blvd, Elgin, IL 60123
Contact: Stacey Money, Sales Manager
$89.00 plus tax (Ref Sky High VB)
 
No room night minimum. Cancelation up to 6pm day of arrival.

Amenities: Newly renovated! Complimentary Continental PLUS breakfast, Indoor Pool, Hot Tub, Fitness Center, in room coffee maker w/comp. coffee, in room hair dryer, iron and ironing board, complimentary local phone calls, wireless high speed internet at no cost, fresh baked cookies in the lobby. Guests receive a 10% discount at Jimmy’s Charhouse.
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Holiday Inn & Suites 847-488-9000
495 Airport Road, Elgin, IL. 60123
$99.00 plus tax (Ref Sky High VB)

Contact: Angela, Sales Manager

Amenities: Only Full-Service Hotel in Elgin. Over-sized Guest Rooms, Complimentary Bags of Ice, Complimentary Wireless Internet, Complimentary Parking, Joseph’s Breakfast Restaurant, Bennigan’s Grill & Tavern, Large Lobby Area (for team gatherings), Indoor Pool with Mushroom Waterfall & Whirlpool, Fitness Center, Onsite Guest Coin Laundry, Business Center, Teams placed on same floors, Maps to Fields/Game Schedule, Conference/Meeting Facility (additional charge), 24 Hour Front Desk.

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Quality Inn of Elgin
​​​​​​​847-608-7300 $69.00 plus tax (Ref Sky High VB)

500 Tollgate Road Contact: Janice Andal, Sales Manager

Elgin, 60123

Amenities: Non-Smoking, Pet Friendly, Fitness Center, guest laundry facilities, wireless internet access, guest computer center and complimentary HOT breakfast.

Each room features: microwave, refrigerator, coffee maker, hair dryer, iron and ironing board. Breakfast includes: make your own Belgian waffles, scrambled eggs, breakfast meat, yogurt, fresh fruit, hot/cold cereals and juices. Complimentary USA Today in the lobby. One complimentary coach/team manager room night with every 15 room nights picked up in group block. Receive 10% Discount at nearby Alexander’s Café.