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2021 USA Volleyball Girls Junior National Championships Heading to Las Vegas

The 2021 USA Volleyball Girls Junior National Championship will be held in Las Vegas for the first time. The event will be June 26 through July 5 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The girls junior nationals is the United States’ premier junior girls club tournament and attracts college scouts from across the country. “We […]

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Wichita to Host 2021 Olympic Volleyball Tuneup

Wichita, Kansas, will host the only tournament that the U.S. Women’s Volleyball National Team will play in the United States before the Tokyo Olympic Games. The city was selected by USA Volleyball to host the FIVB Volleyball Nations League event, which will be staged June 1–3, 2021, at Charles Koch Arena on the campus of […]

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AAU held its Junior Nationals Volleyball Championships this summer, but indoor events during the winter will pose new challenges for event organizers. Photo: AAU

Case Study: How AAU Hosted an Indoor
Tournament for 10,000 People

In a typical year, the AAU Junior National Volleyball Championships will attract more than 45,000 athletes to two of the largest venues in Orlando, Florida — the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex and the Orange County Convention Center — making it one of the largest youth sports events in the country. But 2020 is […]

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Columbus, Kansas City to Host 2021 USA Volleyball Junior Nationals

Columbus, Ohio, and Kansas City have been selected by USA Volleyball to host two of the national governing body’s largest championships in 2021. Columbus will serve as host of the USA Volleyball Girls 18s Junior National Championship (GJNC18), April 23–25 at the Greater Columbus Convention Center. Kansas City, meanwhile, will host the Boys Junior National […]

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NAIA Extends Sioux City, Iowa, Volleyball Agreement

The NAIA announced that it will be extending its agreement with Sioux City, Iowa, and the Tyson Events Center to remain the host of the NAIA national championship in women’s volleyball through the 2024 season. Sioux City has hosted the volleyball tournament since 2008. It has hosted the NAIA Division II women’s basketball championship in […]

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2021 National Collegiate Volleyball Federation Championships Awarded to Minneapolis

Minneapolis will host the 2021 National Collegiate Volleyball Federation Championships, the first new event announced in the city since the outbreak of the coronavirus. The world’s largest intercollegiate volleyball tournament will be staged at the Minneapolis Convention Center on April 1–3. More than 6,500 men’s and women’s athletes from 500 college club volleyball teams are […]

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Tokyo 2020 Volleyball Complex Holds Grand Opening

The site for volleyball and wheelchair basketball in the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Summer Games has been officially inaugurated by Tokyo officials in a ceremony that blended sports and entertainment at the Ariake Arena. The arena seats 15,000 and is one of the last permanent venues that was opened to the public, with the aquatic […]

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University of Pittsburgh Announces Venues Project

New facilities to replace outdated venues are key parts of what the University of Pittsburgh is touting for its Victory Heights Initiative, a series of athletic projects that would bring new places to train and compete for several Panthers’ athletic squads. The project is centered around several of Pittsburgh’s Olympic sports programs. There would be […]

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USA Volleyball Hosts Nations League in Pittsburgh

The U.S. men’s volleyball team will have the chance to play in front of a home crowd during its leadup to the Olympic Summer Games in Tokyo when it hosts the FIVB Nations League in May in Pittsburgh. The Americans, ranked second in the world, will host a high-profile round-robin against top-ranked Brazil along with […]

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USA Volleyball Extends CEO Contract Through 2024

Three years after hiring Jamie Davis as a volleyball outsider to make change in the organization, USA Volleyball’s Board of Directors has extended his contract through 2024. “Since taking over as CEO in January 2017, Jamie’s leadership has reached every realm of USA Volleyball’s operations delivering solid membership growth, financial stability, enhanced partnerships with internal […]

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