The 2nd Annual City of Oaks Challenge was held at the Raleigh Convention Center, January 14-16, 2017. The City of Oaks Challenge welcomed 177 teams to Raleigh, NC during MLK weekend. Along with teams, parents and spectators over 50 college recruiters were in attendance during the first official weekend of the 2017 recruiting season. Downtown Raleigh played host to teams from along the eastern seaboard and as far as Puerto Rico.
Since its first year the City of Oaks Challenge has grown from 147 to 177 teams on 25 courts. The growth and popularity of the event would not be possible without the support of the City of Oaks Challenge sponsors - Greater Raleigh Sports Alliance, Molten and the Carolina Region, along with numerous volunteers and tournament staff.
We would like to congratulate all tournament champions and thank each team for their participation. Please visit Advanced Event System for official tournament results.
Triangle enters its 12th season as a CR tournament host. We look forward to welcoming 1000's of athletes, coaches, and spectators to our facility this season. Please keep in mind that we are a host site only for these events - meaning we do not determine which teams play at Triangle, the seeding, or tournament format. We simply execute, on behalf of the CR, their tournament offerings.
If you plan to attend an event at Triangle please review our facility information.
Inclement Weather Situations - we recognize that weather can create unsafe travel conditions for teams. When such conditions affect the majority of teams planning to attend and/or our facility is not accessible due to weather conditions we will cancel or delay the start of a CR tournament held at Triangle. NOTE: The Carolina Region does NOT make-up any canceled events and handles any and all refunds of team entry fees.
- Teams attending CR events can be from great and varied distances away from Triangle. Just because the participation of one or two teams is affected by weather does not mean the event will be canceled or delayed. Of primary concern will be the conditions at Triangle and those affecting the majority of participating teams.
- Notifications of tournament cancelation or delays will be on our social media feeds and website. We will also communicate all information to the Carolina Region for posting on their website, www.CarolinaRegionVB.org.
- We try to be timely in posting the status of a tournament but weather conditions can change unexpectedly so plan to continually check our website, social media feeds and the CR website.
- Spectator information letter
- Visitor's Guide
Triangle began its' 15th season at the Raleigh Convention Center on Monday, November 16, 2016 at the club's annual Signing Night Celebration. The families of Triangle's 32 teams gathered to meet staff, hear from Executive Director, Sherry Fadool, and Associate Director, Mike Schall, and celebrate. The 15th season of Triangle also brings the largest membership in the club's history - 342 athletes will represent Triangle on court this season.
For a look at Triangle's 2016-17 rosters, click HERE.
July 24, 2016
PrepVolleyball.com, the leading authority which provides the most comprehensive coverage of junior club volleyball, just recently released their final national club rankings for 2016. Four Triangle teams were included on the list including 15 Black [41st], 16 Black [49th], 17 Black [46th], and 18 Black [Honorable Mention]. This is the first year where Triangle teams have been included on the final national club rankings in every age group covered by PrepVolleyball.com. Furthermore, these selections put Triangle among an elite group of only eighteen clubs in the country to have a team listed in the top 50 of each the 15's, 16's, and 17's age level. "To see our teams achieve national recognition from 15's through 18's is truly an exciting accomplishment", stated Sherry Fadool. "To be considered among the best in the southeast and included on a list with the very best in the nation is a tribute to the hard work and dedication of our student-athletes and coaches."
To see the complete lists visit www.prepvolleyball.com
A Triangle Serves team of coaching staff and athletes traveled to Guayajayuco, Dominican Republic July 6-14 on a Courts for Kids mission trip. During their 8-day stay the team will work with the people of Guayajayuco to construct a court to create a play and gathering place for the community. This cross-cultural experience also fosters greater global understanding, compassion for the economically disadvantaged, and life-changing experiences for those involved. This is the second such trip for Triangle who took a team to Ciudad Neily, Costa Rica in 2014. Our story from 2014 can be found at http://courtsforkids.org/triangle-volleyball-club-in-costa-rica/
To share in this experience please read the daily journal of trip leader, Mike Schall, Associate Director, Triangle Volleyball Club
Courts for Kids [C4K] is an official 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization, based in Vancouver, Washington.
C4K mission statement: To foster love, compassion, service and an expanding worldview as we take teams to economically disadvantaged areas, partnering with local organizations and community members to build courts which will provide kids with the opportunity to play sports.