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The 16 Reef, 15 Reef & 14 Reef teams will compete in the Windy City National Qualifier tournament in Chicago, IL April 14-16. Parents are NOT required to attend the tournament. All Kraken athletes must be be in Chicago by Thursday evening. The last scheduled matches on Sunday begin by 3:00PM, which means we will travel back to Seattle on Sunday evening.

Kraken VC Teams Attending: 

16 Reef, 15 Reef & 14 Reef

Must Arrive: 

Thursday Evening, April 13

Competition Dates:

April 14-16

Wave Information:


Travel Fee:

$600 / athlete (Team Entry Fee, Hotels for Athletes, Chaperone & Staff, Chaperone & Staff Meals, Team Ground Transportation)

Athlete Air Travel Arrangements:

Parents are responsible for booking and the cost of air travel for their athletes. We know that families may take advantage of frequent flyer miles and this allows the most flexibility. Athletes must be in Chicago and checked into their assigned team room by 11:30PM on Thursday, April 13. Return flights must be booked after 6:00PM as the last scheduled matches on Sunday start at 3:00PM. Once you have booked your athlete's airfare, please make sure to complete the Athlete Airfare Log at the below link. 

Athlete Airfare Travel Log - Click Here!

Athletes Traveling Without a Parent / Guardian:

For those athletes traveling without a parent / guardian for the tournament, the coaching staff and chaperones will be present to pick them up at the airport and supervise them for the weekend. Athletes are welcome to travel on the same flights as coaches / chaperones, please see below for staff flight information. Coaching staff will also shuttle unaccompanied athletes to the airport for return flights on Sunday night. Coaching staff will begin arriving in Chicago at 4:11PM on Thursday, and the last coaches will fly home at 9:458PM on Sunday.

Brandon Berg / Jared Walters | Itinerary

Alaska Airlines Flight 34 (Depart Seattle: Thursday, April 13 10:15AM | Arrive Chicago: Thursday, April 13 4:11PM)

Alaska Airlines Flight 21 (Depart Chicago: Sunday, April 16 7:25PM | Arrive Seattle: Sunday, April 16 9:48PM)

Ronald Viernes / Earvin Narvasa Itinerary

Alaska Airlines Flight 22 (Depart Seattle: Thursday, April 13 12:10PM | Arrive Chicago: Thursday, April 13 6:15PM)

Alaska Airlines Flight 21 (Depart Chicago: Sunday, April 16 7:25PM | Arrive Seattle: Sunday, April 16 9:48PM)

Nesa Lemalu / Alex Berry Outbound Itinerary

American Airlines Flight 1097 (Depart Seattle: Thursday, April 13 8:00AM | Arrive Chicago: Thursday, April 13 2:11PM)

Cecilia Bui Outbound Itinerary

American Airlines Flight 1624 (Depart Seattle: Thursday, April 13 11:59PM | Arrive Chicago: Thursday, April 14 5:57AM)

Nesa Lemalu / Alex Berry / Cecilia Bui Return Itinerary

American Airlines Flight 1438 (Depart Chicago: Sunday, April 16 8:15PM | Arrive Seattle: Sunday, April 16 10:43PM)


644 North Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL  60601

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Athlete Accommodations:

Kraken athletes will stay in team rooms, no exceptions, please do not ask. This is critical building / bonding time and prepares athletes to compete as a team. 

Parent Accommodations & Booking Process:

Parents are free to book to their own hotel accommodations for the tournament. The team is staying close to McCormick Place which is the competition venue for the weekend, at the W Chicago - Lakeshore.  

Parent Information Page on the Windy City Open Tournament Website:

The Windy City Open has a designated page for parent information, Click Here!