This page is intended for hosts to advertise their invitational tournaments and teams to view current upcoming opportunities to play outside of conference competition. Hosts can have their event posted below by filling out the Submit an Invitational Form. Additionally, hosts can request the CWPA Office to assign officials at no additional charge. However, host would be required to follow the current CWPA Referee Compensation Rates which can be found on the Officiating Page under About Officiating.  

UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA – Men’s (March 22-24)

The men’s club team at the University of Florida in Gainesville, Fla., will host the 26th Annual Spring in the Swamp Water Polo Invitational on Friday-Sunday, March 22-24, 2019.  The tournament will be held at the University of Florida’s Florida Pool (224 Fletcher Drive, Gainesville, Fla. 32608) and the Dwight H Hunter “Northeast” Pool (1100 Northeast 14th St., Gainesville, Fla. 32601).  

  • Eligibility: Collegiate teams, CWPA Rules (space extremely limited)
  • Competition: 20 team bracket, 4 games guaranteed; Competition to begin on March 22 at 10:00 a.m.; 7 minute quarters (timeouts: 2 per game); TeamSnap Tournaments and FOSH Scoring/statistics
  • Awards: 1st Place Gator trophy will be issued to the 2019 Spring in the Swamp Champion
  • Entry Fee: $475 per team entered before December 31, 2018; $525 per team after January 1, 2019


The University of Maryland will host the 2019 Terrapin Invitational on March 30-31 at the Eppley Recreation Center and seeks 16 teams to play three-to-four games each. All types of teams are welcome. There are two playing areas with floating goals. National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) rules will be used and certified officials will cover all games

Interested teams can contact the Maryland club team at


The University of Tennessee, Knoxville will be hosting their annual Dogwood Tournament. It will take place the weekend of April 6-7 in their renowned outdoor pool. The tournament is open to any interested team and costs are $450 . Please email for more information.

6th Annual Barbados Open Water Polo Festival – Coed (August 16-18)

There can be a maximum of 12 teams (8 Men 4 Women) and past tournaments have welcomed teams from the United Kingdom, Europe, North and South America, and the Caribbean. This is an Open Tournament. Participation in this tournament is open to Senior Male & Female clubs or teams that satisfy the guidelines set out in our tournament flyer (please email for copy of flyer). Tournament highlights include: 5 games guaranteed; beach water polo at tournament\’s conclusion; nightly activities organized by BWPC; and plenty of time for sightseeing and visiting some of the world\’s best beaches. Team Entry Fee: $500 USD Individual player fee: $50 USD (please let us know so that we may place you with a team). Please contact Ryan Forde or Wayne Beckles at or respectively for additional details, travel and hotel assistance and recommendations for sightseeing and things to do in Barbados. Questions may also be sent to

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