Uniform Sizing and Form Turn in
Dates and times will be set up
 for uniform sizing and form turn-in.  Prior to these dates, forms will be emailed to all accepted athletes.  We will need at least one parent and the athlete to attend.  During this time, uniform sizing will occur and forms are to be turned in.  Additionally, a non-refundable deposit of $300, payable by cash, check, or Zelle, will be necessary to secure your athlete's spot.  At that meeting, we will also collect the Uniform Fee of $225, payable by cash, check, or Zelle.  (Zelle id is northsideoutchicagovbc@gmail.com)

Form Turn in and Deposit Checklist

  • Completed forms
  • $300 deposit for Club Fees (non-refundable)
  • $225 for Uniform Fees (returning players will only have a fee if existing jerseys or items need replacement)


What to expect at Tryouts

Athletes should be prepared for tryouts to last approximately 1.5 to 2 hours.  Each athlete will be assigned a number at their tryout.  The athletes will work through individual serving, passing, hitting, and setting drills.  They will also work and be evaluated through team play.  


Parents are responsible for making sure that their athlete is checked in, paperwork is completed and tryout fees are paid.  The tryout facility does not have a viewing area. Parents can drop off their children.  If you plan on waiting for your child it must be outside the facility. 

​​​Tryouts for the 2023-2024 season will be held at St Bart's Gym at 4941 W. Patterson Ave, Chicago.

The tryout fee is $25 payable by cash, check, or Zelle/Quickpay by the day of tryouts.  (Checks payable to Northside Out Chicago VBC, Zelle/Quick Pay id of northsideoutchicagovbc@gmail.com.)  

  • Tryouts will last approximately 1.5 to 2 hours.  
  • Please arrive at least 15-20 minutes to ensure that all forms are filled out and the athlete is registered. 
  • Must have all waivers signed and either sent prior to the session or with you when you arrive.  

All athletes must be a current member of USAV Volleyball to tryout for any club volleyball team.

  • Previous athlete's memberships are valid through 08/31/23.  Previous athletes will not need to register at USAV for tryouts.
  • New athletes to USAV Volleyball can register for a Tryout Membership - $10.  This membership is limited to club tryouts only.  Players can then upgrade to a full membership when committed to a team. Please visit http://www.greatlakesvolleyball.org  -> ‘Sports Engine Registration’ to register and for full details. The direct link for a Tryout Membership only is Sports Engine Tryout Membership 


2023-2024 tryout information

See our full Tryout Flyer

Understanding acceptance to a team
After tryouts are complete the coaches will send an email to all participants identifying the assigned number of the athletes that made the team.  The email will also identify the next steps in the athlete committing to the team.  Emails will be sent on the evening of the Tryout date. 


Parent Meeting 
There will be a parent meeting during the last 15 minutes of each of the scheduled tryout blocks.  At this meeting, we present information about the season,  expectations, and answer questions.  

Upon acceptance to the team you must return to the USAV site where you registered and select ‘Northside Out Chicago VBC’ as your affiliated team.