set the tone for 2024 at the Alabama Icebreaker
Alabama Icebreaker is a tournament presented by HYPE Nation at the Finley Center on January 6-7, 2024. This event is open to USAV, AAU and JVA teams.
- Age Divisions: 10U-18U, Power & Club
- Cost: $425
- Location: Hoover, AL
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STAY TO PLAY: As a Reminder, all Hype Nation events are “Stay-to-Play” events. All teams must book accommodation’s via AwayTeam Travel. AwayTeam Travel is HYPE Nation’s official housing provider. Failure to comply with this requirement may lead to revocation of a team’s acceptance in the tournament. It is a “Stay-to-Play” for teams outside the 75 mile area.
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Check out our recap from 2023!
Hype Nation kicked off the 2023 Volleyball season in Hoover, Alabama over the weekend with 95 teams competing representing 26 different clubs. Teams gathered at the SFM-managed Hoover Metropolitan Complex over the weekend and welcomed over 1,200 spectators. This tournament included 10-18 girls divisions and is the first of three tournaments Hype Nation will host in Hoover in 2023.
“Sending everyone a big THANK YOU for attending the inaugural Alabama Icebreaker this past weekend,” said Troy Helton, Hype Nation Partner. “We can’t wait to see this event grow each year.”
Hype Nation would like to extend a special thank you and shout out to two of our event sponsors. Mikasa for providing the tournament balls for all games and 431 Sports who provided all of the champion medals. Without the support of our sponsors we wouldn’t be given the opportunity to work with other exceptional industry partners.
For a full list of scores from the Alabama Icebreaker event, click here.
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Located at the Hoover Met Complex, The Finley Center is a state-of-the-art 155,000 square foot sports complex and event venue. With 83,000 square feet of continuous space, the facility can transform to fit the demands of events both large and small, including sports tournaments, banquets, trade shows, recreation programs, and community gatherings.