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Greensboro Aquatic Center to host USA Water Polo Regional Tournament Jan. 11-13

The first ever USA Water Polo ODP (Olympic Development Program) East Regional Tournament is set to begin this week at the Greensboro Aquatic Center with athletes coming from around the country to take part in three days of competition (Jan 11-13).

Four ODP zones will be represented in competition with teams coming from the Great Lakes, Midwest, Northeast and Southeast to play at three different age levels including Youth, Cadet and Development. For a complete event schedule, click here. Admission is free, with competition starting on Friday, January 11 at 4 p.m.

In addition to the competition in the pool, USA Water Polo is hosting a free Splashball clinic on Saturday, January 12 from 1 p.m. -2:15 p.m. Splashball is designed to introduce the sport of water polo and promote water safety to children ages 5-11. Registration is free and can be accessed by clicking here.

USA Water Polo intends to help position the Greensboro Aquatic Center as a hub location for growth of the sport in the region. Toward that end, USAWP, with the help of their equipment sponsors/vendors, will donate to the aquatic center additional goals and equipment designed to get young athletes interested and participating in the sport. For more information on the Olympic Development Program, click here.