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Posted February 6th, 2008 - Updated 03/17/08

 

 

 

~ APRIL 12th and 13th, 2008 ~

Hosted by the Grand Rapids Gazelles in partnership with the West Michigan Sports Commission

Host contact:  Justin Hickey  -  More Grand Rapids City information at the Grand Rapids Convention and Visitors Bureau

Venue Location:  The MVP Fieldhouse, 5435 28th Street Court SE,  Grand Rapids, MI  49546  -  For directions and a map click here

COLLEGIATE MEN'S BRACKETS  U23 WOMEN'S BRACKETS  ELIGIBILITY  -  ROSTER FORM  ONLINE ROSTER FORM

CHECK-IN TIMES:

Collegiate Men:  To be determined

 

 

 

U23 Women:  To be determined

Lodging within 7 miles of the Collegiate/U23 LAU All Star Tournament site . . .
 

TOURNAMENT HOST HOTEL:

   

Days Inn Grand Rapids Airport, 5500 28th Street SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49512

Contact:  Colleen Laourdakis, claourdakis@chrco.com, 616-956-9304

     

For directions and a map click here

       

Cost per room:  About $79.00 + tax per night - Code:  Rugby

'Daybreak' Breakfast Included

         

3 Minutes from the Venue - 1.17 miles

     

For directions from the Days Inn to the MVP Venue click here

 

OTHER TOURNAMENT HOST SUGGESTED HOTELS:  

   

Country Inn and Suites by Carlson, 5399 28th Street SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49512

Contact:  Melissa Rowe, 616-977-0909 x 408, Reservations:  888-201-1746

     

For directions and a map click here (The Country Inn & Suites is on your left in the Meijer parking lot.)

       

Cost per room via the Internet:  Starting at $79.00 + tax per night - no Code

7 rooms still available as of 03/17/08

Continental Breakfast Included

         

3 Minutes from the Venue - 0.70 miles

     

For directions from the Country Inn to the MVP Venue click here

   

Country Inn and Suites by Carlson, 3251 Deposit Drive NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546

Contact:  Ed Wilson, ed.wilson@countryinns.com, 616-942-7000

Reservations:  888-201-1746

     

For directions and a map click here  (400 E. Beltline Ave. NE through MapQuest)

       

Cost per room:  $79.00 + tax per night - Code:  Rugby

Continental Breakfast Included

         

8 Minutes from the Venue - 6.80 miles

     

For directions from the Country Inn to the MVP Venue click here

   

Courtyard by Marriott Grand Rapids Airport, 4741 28th Street SE, Kentwood, MI 49512

Contact:  Emina Selmic, emina.kahrimanovic@whitelodging.com, 616-945-0500 x 603

     

For directions and a map click here

       

Cost per room:  $85.00 + tax per night - Code:  Rugby

         

3 Minutes from the Venue - 1.44 miles

     

For directions from the Courtyard to the MVP Venue click here

   

Crowne Plaza Hotel, 5700 28th Street SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546

Contact:  Anna DeVries, adevries@sunstonehotel.com, 616-942-3177

     

For directions and a map click here

       

Cost per room:  About $85.00 + tax per night - Code:  Rugby

         

2 Minutes from the Venue - 0.51 miles

     

For directions from the Crowne Plaza to the MVP Venue click here

   

Hilton Grand Rapids Airport , 4747 28th Street SE, Grand Rapids, MI, 49512

Contact:  Judith Young, jyoung@hiltongrandrapids.com, 616-957-0100

     

For directions and a map click here

       

Cost per room:  About $85.00 + tax per night - Code:  Rugby

         

3 Minutes from the Venue - 1.40 miles

     

For directions from the Holiday Inn to the MVP Venue click here

   

Holiday Inn Select Grand Rapids Airport, 3063 Lake Eastbrook Blvd. SE, Kentwood, MI, 49512

Contact:  Lecia Hatley, Lecia.hatley@whitelodging.com, 616-285-7600

     

For directions and a map click here

       

Cost per room:  About $85.00 + tax per night - Code:  Rugby

         

5 Minutes from the Venue - 3 miles

     

For directions from the Holiday Inn to the MVP Venue click here

   

Ramada Plaza Grand Rapids, 3333 28th Street SE, Grand Rapids, MI, 49512

Contact:  Becky Dozhier, becky.dozhier@ramadaplazagr.com, 616-949-2222 x 7677

     

For directions and a map click here

       

Cost per room:  About $85.00 + tax per night - Code:  All Star Rugby

Continental Breakfast Included

         

5 Minutes from the Venue - 3.2 miles

     

For directions from the Ramada Plaza to the MVP Venue click here

 

AIRPORT:

   

Gerald R. Ford International Airport, 5500 44th Street SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49512

Phone:  616-233-6000

     

For directions and a map click here

       

7 Minutes from the Venue - 4.10 miles

     

For directions from the Gerald R. Ford International Airport to the MVP Venue click here

       

5 Minutes from the Tournament Host Hotel - 3.58 miles

     

For directions from the Gerald R. Ford International Airport to the Days Inn Grand Rapids Airport, the Tournament Host Hotel, click here

 

 

 

TOURNAMENT HOST SUGGESTED RESTAURANTS . . .
  TOURNAMENT HOST RESTAURANT:
   

McFadden's Restaurant and Saloon, 58 Ionia Avenue SW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Contact:  Erin McDougall, emcdougall@mcfaddensgrandrapids.com, 616-454-9105

     

Average price per meal:  $8.00 to $13.00  -  American - Wide range Menu

        For directions and a map click here
          14 Minutes from the Venue - 11.05 miles
  OTHER TOURNAMENT HOST SUGGESTED RESTAURANTS:
   

Bobarino's at The B.O.B, 20 Monroe Avenue NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Phone:  616-356-2000

     

Average price per meal:  $7.00 to $20.00  -  American, Pizza, and Pasta

        For directions and a map click here
          14 Minutes from the Venue - 11.21 miles
   

Brann's Steakhouse and Grille, 5510 28th Street SE, Grand Rapids, MI

Phone:  616-285-7800

     

Average price per meal:  80% are under $10.00  -  Steaks and more

        For directions and a map click here
          2 Minutes from the Venue - 0.51 miles
   

Uccellos Ristorante, 2630 E. Beltline SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546 

Phone:  616-954-2002  -  Pizzeria/Grille & Sports Lounge

     

Average price per meal:  $7.00 to $15.00  Italian - American

        For directions and a map click here
          6 Minutes from the Venue - 3.32 miles