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Mizuno Lone Star Classic

Spectator Information - LSC History

LSC History

The Mizuno Lone Star ClassicTM is the largest of the 12 USAV Junior National Qualifiers. Every year the tournament continues to grow in size and strength of competition. Here is a glimpse into LSC's history...


2016 2016 marks the first year the 18s Division is split from the Main LSC to host it's own Super Qualifier to earn a bid to the inaugural 18s Spring Girls' Junior National Championships
2015 Breaking new team records once again by hosting up to 1,700 teams!
2014 Hosting close to 1650 teams, 173 of these teams attended Girls' Junior Nationals and 55% finished in the top 3!
2013 The Lone Star Classic reached past the 1550 team barrier and 38% of the teams that finished in the top 3 at Nationals played at the LSC.
2012 Marks the 25th Anniversary of Lone Star Classic. In celebration, LSC took it back to where it all began with 80's cover band LC Rocks and awesome slap bracelets gifts for the players. Attendance reached an all-time high at over 1,400 teams.
2011 Competition was high at the 24th LSC- 18.4 percent of all teams that placed (1st-3rd) at Nationals played at Lone Star Classic.
2010 Marks the 23rd year of the Lone Star Classic with over 1,200 teams from 20 different states and Puerto Rico.
2009 Marks the 22nd year of the Lone Star Classic and our 4th year in Dallas Texas.
2008 AJV 17 Mizuno wins the LSC 17 open and wins the National Championship at JOs.
2007 LSC breaks 1,200 team barrier. Mizuno SPVB 18 Elite finishes 3rd at LSC in 18 Open and finishes as National Champions at Minneapolis USJN's.
2006 LSC breaks 1,000 team barrier.
2005 LSC teams made up 22% of the field at the Junior National Championships in Salt Lake City. Notable finishes by LSC participants include Austin 18 Mizuno winning the 18 National Division, Asics KIVA 17 Red winning the 17 Open Division, and Willowbrook 13 Asics winning the 13 American Division.
2003 Alamo 15 Kaepa wins the LSC 15 Open and goes on to win the 15 Open Nationals.
2002 103 teams went on to compete at the Junior National Championships in Salt Lake City, Utah.
1998 103 teams went on to compete at the Junior National Championships in Dallas, Texas.
1997 Circle City finishes 3rd at LSC 18 Open and finishes 3rd at Denver USJN's.
1997 9 teams that participated in the 18 Open Division of USA JNVC (over 25% of field played in LSC.
1997 Alamo 16 Black finished 3rd at LSC in 16 Open and wins 16 Club at Nationals.
1997 Milwaukee Sting finishes 5th at LSC in 16 Open and finished 5th at Denver USJN's.
1996 Tampa Bay Jrs, finishes 2nd at Lone Star and 2nd at the USJNs in San Jose.
1995 Magnum Blue takes 3rd place in the Girls 18 Open at LSC and at the USJOs.
1994 9 of the teams of the 32 Open teams at USJO competed in the LSC.
1993 Circle City wins Lone Star Girls 18s and finishes runner-up at the USJO's.
1992 The Thunderbirds Boys 18s win Lone Star and finish 3rd at the USJO's.
1991 The Stuff-It Boys 18s win their fourth consecutive Lone Star and finish 3rd at the USJO's.
1990 Lone Star Girls 18 Finals: Front Range defeats Nevada Juniors and in the USJO finals Nevada Juniors beat Front Range.
1989 Lone Star Girls 18 Finals: Front Range defeats Nevada Juniors and in the USJO finals Nevada Juniors beat Front Range.
1988

Mission Valley wins Lone Star Girls 16 and under Division and finishes runner-up at the USJO's.