2022 USA Water Polo National Junior Olympics Session 1 – NorCal

Session 1 Master Schedule

Boys 12U, 14U, 16U, 18U

From the Host

Please see important information below including schedules, JO Expo Info, and more!  The JO HOMEPAGE will be your hub for the most up to date tournament information this year!

Please see important information below including schedules, JO Expo Info, and more! The JO HOMEPAGE will be your hub for the most up to date tournament information this year!

Schedule: Session I schedule is subject to change, please check back regularly for changes

LIVE Streaming: LIVE streaming of Platinum Division gold medal matches and other select matches will be available at YouTube.com/GameOnLiveStudio and YouTube.com/USAWP. LIVE stats of 18U Platinum Division Championship games and other select matches will be available via 6-8 Sports at 68Scores.com.

Photography Policy: Spectators are welcome to take photos of the water polo competition from the spectator area only with valid admission.

Spectator Tickets: Spectator tickets are now available for all spectators ages 6+ All tournament passes (4 days) are $55 and daily passes are also available for $15 per day. All tickets must be redeemed for a wristband which must be worn for the duration of your ticket’s validity. NO REFUNDS will be issued for wristbands that are lost or removed.
Purchase Spectator Tickets HERE

Sibling Crossover tickets are available for athletes of families with children participating in both Session 1 and Session 2 of the National Junior Olympics. A participating athlete may obtain free admission to the Session in which s/he is not playing, IF AND ONLY IF the player’s sibling is playing in the other Session.

A single athlete playing in both Sessions will receive a separate credential from their team for each Session. Players of the same gender, playing in the same Session need not request (nor are they eligible for) the Sibling Crossover ticket.
Click HERE for more info and to apply for Sibling Crossover Tickets

Session I JO Expo: Friday July 15
12:00- 5:00 PM, FREE to attend, $7 self-park
Doubletree Hilton San Jose, 2050 Gateway Place, San Jose, Ca 95110

Schedule of Events:

12:00 PM – Expo & Vendors Open

12:15- 1:15 PM Training High Performance Mindsets Presented by Brain Alexander, MA CMPC

Learn how your mind works to perform at a higher level under pressure. Develop key tools to access your calm, develop mental resilience, shift your focus, and make sure you are game ready! Get a headstart by downloading the WellU Mental Training app (Apple and Android compatible).

1:30- 2:30 PM Path to College Water Polo
Led by Next College Student Athlete (NCSA)
An overview of the college recruiting process. Great for high school athletes and their parents who are interested in playing at the collegiate level.

2:45 – 3:45 PM Words with an Olympian
Featured Speaker: Genai Kerr
Come hear stories from an Olympian about the National Team and get inspired to set new, higher goals for yourself.

5:00 PM Expo Closes

7:30 PM SPECIAL EVENT: Men’s Senior Team vs Italy
Stanford’s Avery Aquatic Center
A limited number of tickets are still available, please CLICK here to purchase tickets

Coaches Check-In/Packet Pick Up:
– July 15, 12 pm – 5 pm
– Doubletree Hilton San Jose, 2050 Gateway Place, San Jose, CA 95110
– This is a mandatory requirement to send a coach to the Expo for Check-In/Packet Pick Up prior to tournament participation. Score sheets and team credentials will be distributed at coach check-in.
For more info on the Expo, Click Here

Please send any questions to

Sessions & Age Groups

  • Southwest Zone JO Qualifier tournament – June 10-12 in Texas.  All age groups, boys and girls. Location TBD
  • Session 1- July 16-19 in Northern California for Boys 12U, 14U, 16U, 18U
  • Session 2- July 21-24 in Northern California for Girls 10U, 12U, 14U, 16U, 18U & Mixed 10U, 12U
  • Session 3 – July 28-31 in Dallas for Girls & Boys 12U, 14U, 16U, 18U, Mixed 10U, 12U, and Girls 10U

2022 Junior Olympics Overview

  • The USA Water Polo Junior Olympics Championship (JOs) is the largest water polo tournament in the US
  • 2022 JO will consist of three sessions.  Session 1 and 2 will be in Northern California. Session 3 will be in the Dallas area.
  • Different teams from the same club are allowed to choose to attend the California OR Dallas sessions (but the same team can not attend both)
  • In order to participate in Session 1 and 2 in California, each team will need to qualify for a slot by competing in the Southwest Zone JO Qualifier Tournament in Texas in June. Session 3 will not need qualifier tournament (TBD)
  • To be eligible to compete, all athletes must be USA Water Polo GOLD members with birth date verification. If your child wants to play in JOs, please make sure to sign up on USAWP for 2022 Gold membership and complete birth date verification prior to June 2022. Also, please upload your child’s photo.


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