Our Junior Group is for boys and girls 13-15 yrs of age and sometimes coach selected 11-12 yr olds* who demonstrate high levels of mastery in the fundamental skills and tactical knowledge to be successful at this level of competition. *Experienced 11-12 please contact the Head Coach for confirmation of registration in this group.
This coed group regularly competes at regional tournaments on the weekends throughout the season. Tournament locations include the Naval Academy (MD), Greenwich (CT), Princeton (NJ), Philadelphia (PA), Pittsburgh (PA) and Richmond (VA). Members must be current in Capital membership registration, fees, USA Water Polo membership and team requirements to participate.
Tournament & travel fees are not included in registration or season fees and will be assessed after each event.
Capital Water Polo has 2 national level tournaments each year for which the coaches will invite players for participation. These are (1) the South Florida International Tournament (Miami) in mid February and (2) the USA Water Polo Junior Olympics, with a qualifier event (May) and National Championships (end of July). The Junior Olympics National Championships is held in California on the 3rd weekend in July (boys) and last week in July (girls).
2017-2018 FALL (9/8-11/16) Practice times: Practice schedule will be evaluated and may be modified once 14U Prep players return (update on 11/13/17)
- Monday 6:30-8:00 and Tuesday 7:30-8:30 pm at Wakefield HS (VA)
- Friday 7:30-9:00 pm at Wakefield HS (VA)
- Saturday 8:00-9:30 pm at Washington and Lee HS (VA) or Kennedy Shriver Aquatic Center (MD)
- Sunday 8:45-10:45 am at Washington and Lee HS (VA)
All practice times can be found on the team home page under the calendar.
2017-2018 Membership Registration Fee:
All CWP players must pay an annual non-refundable/non-transferable fee of $100 upon registration. The registration fee is not part of the regular season/session fee. Upon registration each player will receive a CWP magnet.
2017-2018 Junior Full Year - Full year: Sept 8, 2017- July 18, 2018 (Registrations opened 10/8, all fall registration due 10/17/17)
- Junior Full payment - $1820 Best price! Due by Oct. 17, 2017
- Junior Installment Plan - $640 at time of registration, by Oct. 17, 2017 / $640.50 by Nov. 15, 2017 / $640 by Jan. 1, 2018
2017-2018 Junior Prep group is only for those who are competing for a private or public high school water polo team. If you are in this category, you must register and process a payment by October 31, 2017, to hold your place on the team to start practices with CWP at the end of your high school water polo season. You may elect to make payments on the installment plan.
- Junior Prep Full Payment - $1420 Best Price! Due by Oct. 31, 2017
- Junior Prep Installment Plan - $507.67 at time of registration, by Oct. 31, 2017 /$506.67 Due Nov. 30, 2017 / $506.68 by Jan. 1, 2018
2017-2018 Partial Year/No Summer Session (Sep 8 – May 3). For players who cannot commit to the Summer session. Please note: If the player changes their plans during the season and wants to continue through the summer (deadline is March 1st), there will be a balance due for the Full Year/Full Season plus a 10% admin fee. (Registrations opened 10/8, all fall registration due 10/17/17)
- Junior Partial Year fee - $1375.50 Best Price! Due by Oct. 17, 2017
- Junior Partial Year Installment Plan - $491.85 Due by Oct. 17, 2017 / $491.85 Due by Nov. 15, 2017 / $491.80 Due by Jan.. 1, 2018
Refunds, Discontinuation and Prorated Fees:
Capital Water Polo has a firm NO REFUND POLICY regarding water polo season/session fees and registration fees for registered players. We also have a firm NO PRORATED SEASON/SESSION POLICY. Capital Water Polo has financial commitments involving annual contracts executed at the start of every season, which are based on player registrations, and as such, is obligated to fulfill these contracts . We understand that players may experience illness, injury or over commitment some time during the season that may inhibit full participation. While we regret these challenges, NO REFUND OF REGISTRATION FEE AND/OR SEASON/SESSION FEES can be made for players who miss practice time.
CWP will collect most tournament fees after the completion of each tournament via Paypal. Once the costs have been finalized tournament fees will be posted to players accounts. These fees are to be paid by the first of the month following the posted date. Players who sign up for a tournament are committed to pay the tournament fee regardless of attendance. Any payments not received by the 1st of the month in which they are due will incur a $25 late fee. If payment has not been received by the 10th of the month the player may not participate in any CWP activity until payment has been received. Discounts: CWP offers a 10% sibling discount. This discount is applied to all sibling players after the initial oldest player.
Payments are accepted through Paypal. All Registration fees are non-refundable and non-transferable. A $25 late fee will be charged to payments received after the above mentioned payment due date or 10 days after Registration date.