2023 USA Water Polo National Junior Olympics Session 1

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NJOs Schedule/Results
Hot! Results
NJOs Session 1 Pool Map

Congratulations to our 14u boys team. They have qualified to be the first ever AquaTex team to play at a California-based Junior Olympics Tournament. We will share a lot of information here on this event page so be sure to consult with it if you ever have questions about our travel plans, etc.


AQTX 2023 JOs 14ub IDs

TeamAQTX 14u BoysAQTX 18u boysAAAA 14u girlsLH 18u girlsLH 10u mixed
SessionSession 1 CASession 3 TXSession 3 TXSession 3 TXSession 3 TX
CoachesBabs, SavvyAlon, MattMegan PerezMolly, MagalyCole, Molly
1Jackson Place1Kaden WiggansIsabelle MorrisonMorgan SpoonerEmeric Colegrove
2Ilay Lev2James StraussCorina NunziataRyan Benson
3Adrian Herrera3Vitalii PavlenkoKatAshton Benson
4Kenneth Brown4Luca De AraujoGracieKeegan
5John Kelly5Connor KnightFloraEric
6Elliot Bronstheyn6Saul JR GutierrezHannahGraham
7Colton Nealis7Jacob GerakosRachelCalder
8Parker Nealis10Liam GravesLucyPeter
9Rudy-Matheo Garcia11Adlee ColegroveSarahVaughn
10William Pemberton12Gavin HantelmanDanicaBenja
11Diego Suarez-Quiroga13Riley Dixon
12Chase Wadley14Declan Graves
13Reinhold Karvenz
14Antonio Falce


Coaches Babs and Savvy will lead this team during the SoCal adventure.

From the Hosts

Dear Coaches, Parents & Athletes,

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!


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

Session I Pool Map

Spectator Tickets:

Tickets are ONLINE ONLY, No Cash or Credit Card will be accepted at any site. 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.
Sibling Crossover Credentials are available for athletes of families with children participating in sessions 1, 2, or 3 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.Click Here for more info and to apply for Sibling Crossover Tickets! The Sibling Crossover Ticket Request Deadline is TONIGHT, July 12th at 11:59 PM PT.LIVE Streaming:
Game On Live Studio (GOLS) will be offering LIVE pay-per-view streaming for all three sessions of the Junior Olympics. During Session 1, GOLS will provide full coverage of the 18U and 16U Championship Division (Platinum and Gold) through Day 3. All divisions (Platinum, Gold, Silver, Bronze) and all ages (12U-18U) semi-final and medal round matches will be streamed on Day 4. All Session 1 streams will be available for $19.99 which provides access to over 400 games across nine venues and includes on-demand access for 30 days following the event.To purchase a streaming pass for Session 1, click here

Game On Live Studio will also be offering highlight reels of athletes from their games at Junior Olympics and the ability to purchase full replays of individual games. Links for those services can be found at the link above. Streaming passes for all USAWP JOs sessions can be found at www.gols.co

LIVE stats of 18U Platinum Division Championship games and other select matches will be available via 6-8 Sports at 68Scores.com.

Photography Policy:
Taking of photographs, other than photographs taken for the personal use of a participant at the event or the use of a USA Water Polo member club in accordance with additional tournament or facility photography policies. In no event shall any photographs taken at the event be used for any commercial purpose including, without limitation, posting such pictures upon any website containing advertising, other than a USA Water Polo member club website, without USA Water Polo’s prior written consent. Other than as stated above, any transmission, picture or other depiction or description of any game action, game information or person participating in any game is prohibited without the prior written consent of USA Water Polo, Inc.

Session I JO Expo:
Friday July 14 2:00- 7:00 PM,
FREE to attend
Doubletree Hilton Santa Ana, 201 E MacArthur Blvd, Santa Ana, CA 92707
Schedule of Events:
2:00 PM – Expo & Vendors Open

2:15-3:15 pm – Mind, Body, Fuel Training to boost Performance and
3:30-4:30 pm – PATH TO COLLEGE WATER POLO. Led by NCSA
College Recruiting
5:00-5:30 pm – 6-8 Sports
7:00 pm – JO EXPO CLOSES
*Schedule subject to change
Coaches Check-In/Packet Pick Up:

– July 14, 2 pm – 7 pm
– Doubletree Hilton Santa Ana, 201 E MacArthur Blvd, Santa Ana, CA 92707
– 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

ournament Rules:
NJO Specific Rules
USA Water Polo Playing Rules
10U/12U Rules Modifications
Athlete Roster Requirements:
– Current Gold USAWP Membership
– Birth Date Verification
– SafeSport Training (If 18+)
– Club Affiliated
– Age eligible as of 8/1/23

Coach Roster Requirements:

– Current USA Water Polo Coach or Coach/Referee Membership
– Current SafeSport, CPR/First Aid, and Background Screening

Attendance and Minor Athlete Abuse Prevention Policies (MAAPP) Information:

Persons in attendance at any USA Water Polo event agree to abide by all of USA Water Polo’s rules and policies, including USA Water Polo’s Minor Abuse Prevention Policies, and those of the venue to which the individual is being provided access.Through the following link you can find an overview of the USA Water Polo Minor Athlete Abuse Prevention Policies. The full policy information, including how to report a concern and/or MAAPP violation, can be found at usawaterpolo.org/safesport.

Please send any questions to

Session 1 – July 15 – 18, 2023

Orange County, CA

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

The event is finished.


Jul 15 - 18 2023


All Day
Orange County, CA


Orange County, CA
Orange County, CA


USA Water Polo
Official JOs Site