fight through the breeze at the Windy City Challenge
Windy City Challenge is a tournament presented by Hype Nation at the Wintrust Sports Complex on April 6-7, 2024. This event is open to USAV, AAU, and JVA teams.
- Age Divisions: 12U-18U, Girls
- Cost: $425
- Location: Bedford Park, IL
Check out our recap from 2023!
Volleyball teams from several states traveled to Chicago to experience the Windy City Challenge in Bedford Park. The 2-day event was held at the Wintrust Sports Complex with 99 teams and over 2,000 spectators.
“We were thrilled to be able to host a multiple tournament series in Chicago this year,” said Troy Helton, Hype Nation Partner. “Hosting three successful tournaments shows the love the Chicago area has for Volleyball. We were thrilled with the results and look forward to another great series next 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! Below is a list of the division champions from the Windy City Challenge.
For a full list of scores from the Windy City Challenge event, click here.
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HOTELS: We are happy to provide discounted hotel room rates in partnership with AwayTeam Travel. If you require assistance with booking your lodging, contact AwayTeam Travel at email@example.com, or call 813-591-5259.
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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2023 DIVISION CHAMPIONS
12 Girls – Lions Cityside 12-1
13 Girls – Lions West 13-1
14 Girls – Milwaukee Jr’s 14-1
15 Girls – Cincy Classics 15 Red
16 Girls – WI Juniors 16-1
17/18 Girls – Wisconsin Elite 18-Elite
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Wintrust Sports Complex is a state-of-the-art indoor center and a premier destination for sports tourism in Chicagoland and beyond. You’ll feel right at home in Bedford Park, a town known for its hospitality. Just 10 minutes from Midway airport and 5 minutes to a plethora of manicured hotels – it’s the perfect location!
- 8 Full-Sized Courts
- One Championship Court
- Laser Tag/Laser Frenzy
- E-Sports Cafe
- Flexible Meeting and Event Spaces
- Cafe with Full Kitchen Service & Lounge