Friday, June 21

Friday’s water polo portion will take place at a different pool in Long Beach (TBA). The evening events (beginning with dorm check-in and Opening Ceremonies) will take place at CSULB. After Friday, overnight athletes will not leave the CSULB campus.

  • Arrival at additional pool location in Long Beach (TBA)

  • Check in and gift bags

  • One hour clinic with Tony & team

  • Completion of the 6-8 Challenge

Athletes will be divided into teams based on their 6-8 Challenge results.

Parents will be responsible for transporting their athletes from the Friday pool location to CSULB after the completion of the water polo activities. AWP will arrange transport for those athletes traveling alone from out of town who are unaccompanied by an adult.

Check-in at CSULB dorms (for overnight athletes)

Opening Ceremonies:

  • teams are announced

  • athletes meet their coaches

  • mingling with the Aquatic Games staff, coaches & guest Olympians

  • live music

Saturday, JUNE 22

  • 45 minute morning practice sessions for all teams (with their coaches)

  • Each team plays a minimum of two games

  • Movie night: group viewing of the USA Olympic Gold medal game or inspirational video 

sunday, June 23

  • Each team plays a minimum of two games

  • 10 min private review session for each athlete with their coach: feedback, inspirational words and an opportunity for any questions

  • After the Final Games, the 6-8 Staff will elect an All Star Team based our 6-8 point system and character analysis: these  players will play a beach polo type 4 on 4 two-half All Star game coached by Tony Azevedo and another guest coach

Closing Ceremonies:

  • winning teams, runners up and MVPs announced 

  • all athletes will receive a medal (gold/silver/bronze) 

  • All Star team athletes will receive a special prize