Summer High School League

The Illinois Water Polo (IWP) Summer High School League will run from June 10th to July 28th.

IWP continues to look for the ways to best support administrators, coaches, officials, parents and players develop their skills and passion for Water Polo.  This summer we will continue to offer 3 different opportunities for development.  Please ensure your teams meet the following expectations.

Registration will be available in the first week of May.

Please email Jesse – jessezien@gmail.com – with any questions about the league.

Expectations for all participants:

  1. Current Coach, Player, Referee membership in American Water Polo
  2. Display good sportsmanship and a desire to learn and become a better player/coach/official.
  3. Communicate with appropriate coaches regarding games, facilities and level of play.
  4. Players should be currently enrolled in High School or a 2019 Graduate.

Premier and Champions League Team expectations:

  1. Be on time to games with a full team or communicate in advance with the host and other teams involved.
  2. Unannounced forfeits may lead to removal from end of season tournament and team needing to submit a plan for participation prior to next season to participate.
  3. Only returning teams as eligible to enroll in the Champions League

Premier League

Hosting teams $300/team, non-hosting teams $475/team.  Registrations after May 22nd will add $100 to the fee.  This league is for full teams that are looking to play games and gain experience.  The goal will be to balance the scheduling of games geographically and ensure diversity of schedule.  Teams will be scheduled for a minimum of 6 games over the 6 weeks of the league.  Games will target Thursdays from 6 pm to 9 pm and will be conducted in accordance with IHSA rules.  Game will have 6 minute quarters, 1 minute between periods, a 2 minute half time, and 1 timeout per game.  Overtime will not be played.  If you cannot host you must be willing to travel.

Premier League Plus

Hosting teams $550/team, non-hosting teams $750/team.  Registration after May 26th will add $100 to the fee.  This league will be similar to the Premier League, but will guarantee a minimum of 10 games over the 6 weeks of the league.  If you cannot host you must be willing to travel.

Premier Tournament

All Premier League and Premier League Plus teams are eligible for an end of year tournament targeting July 27th.  If you are willing to host the tournament please indicate so in your registration.  Registration for the tournament will be $100 per team.  The hosting team will receive a $50 refund once the site is confirmed.

Champions League

Hosting teams $675/team, non-hosting teams $950/team.  After May 22nd add $100 to the fee.  The league is for competitive teams.  We will strive to ensure a diverse schedule.  Records will be kept and teams will be seeded to compete in an end of the year tournament targeting the weekend of July 27th.  Teams will play a minimum of 10 games over 6 weeks plus the end of season tournament.  Teams will play 2 games per night.  Games will target Thursdays from 6 pm to 9 pm and will be conducted in accordance with IHSA rules.  Game will have 6 minute quarters, 1 minute between periods, a 2 minute half time, and 1 timeout per game.  Overtime will not be played with the exception of the end of season tournament.

Registration 

Please fill out the form below to register your team.  To register multiple teams fill out the form multiple time.  Information on how and where to send payment will be sent to you a few days after you register.

Registration fees are due by May 22nd to not be considered late.