Opens Schedule Change
Dear Open and Collegiate National Championship Teams,
After much discussion and consideration of the current registration numbers, USA Volleyball has made the decision to move the entire Adult Open and Collegiate National Championship event to play over Memorial Day weekend, Friday, May 28-Monday, May 31.
The following divisions will play May 28-30 (Friday-Sunday):
Men’s & Women’s AA
Men’s & Women’s BB
Women’s 40s & 45s combined
Women’s 50s & 55s combined
The following divisions will play May 29-31 (Saturday-Monday):
Men’s & Women’s A
Men’s & Women’s B
Divisions still pending:
Coed (will play May 29-30 both divisions)
Collegiate (dates will remain the same May 28-30, may be asked to join AA or BB divisions if team numbers remain low)
Canceled divisions: (all will be refunded if fees were paid or can be switched to a new division)
Men’s & Women’s Open
Men’s 40s & 45s
Men’s 74s & 78s
Women’s 60s & 65s
We will be extending registration until May 6 to allow more teams the opportunity to play. We apologize if this change negatively affects your planning for this event and we will refund anyone who can no longer make the new sessions work. Please notify us by May 6 which is the drop deadline to let us know if you will need to withdraw your team.
We are working with the Kentucky Exposition Center and local authorities to ensure the safety of our guests at our event. Please check back soon to see a list of the protocols for the Open National Championship and what to expect when attending.
Registration is now open through AES.
See instructions in Document and Resources below.
- Online registration in AES for all divisions: Thursday, April 22, 7 p.m. ET
- Online roster edits: Thursday, April 29, 11:50 p.m. ET
- Last day to receive entry refund: Thursday, May 6, 11:59 p.m. ET
- Foreign team/participant registrations below (see documents below): Monday, May 17, 11:59 p.m. ET
- Seeding form: Monday, May 19, 11:59 p.m. ET (Seeding Form)
- Manual roster edits (send to email@example.com): Thursday, May 20, 11:59 p.m.
Should a team need to cancel its registration from the national championship before the refund deadline date, a full refund of the entry fee will be given.*
Refund Deadline Date: May 6th, 2021
*If the team pays by credit card, a $25 convenience fee will be charged. The convenience fee is nonrefundable.
The player/team matching service is intended to help players find teams or teams find additional players as part of the competition at the 2021 USA Volleyball Open National Championships. Lists of teams and players will be published on this page. You must fill out the application form (available soon) to be added to the list of teams and players.
4th Street Live
May 30, 8-11 p.m.
The following forms for Foreign Team/ Players must be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org by Monday, May 17
- Each Foreign Player on a roster by provide the following:
- Foreign Participant Registration Form
- Proof of Age (picture of ID, Passport, etc)
- Foreign Insurance
- $10/ person -OR- $100/team
- Canadian teams must provide Letter of Good Standing from Volleyball Canada to qualify for the insurance fee waiver. (Open National Championships- proof of 24-hour medical insurance coverage while in the United States will work in place of Letter of Good Standing)
- Foreign Team
- Foreign Team Registration Form
- Not needed if Foreign Player on US team
Foreign Teams & Players must be aware and abide by all travel restrictions and requirements when entering the country. Please be aware of the most up to date requirements by confirming with your airline, and reviewing the CDC’s website: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/travelers/testing-air-travel.html
Join USA Volleyball and the Louisville Sports Commission at 4th Street Live on May 30th from 8 – 11 p.m. All restaurants and bars will be offering food and drink specials to USA Volleyball guests. Entertainment will begin at the central court area at 8 p.m.
411 S. 4th Street, Louisville, KY 40202
|Division||Entry Fee||Check-in Date*||Play Dates**|
|AA (M/W)||$900||Thursday, May 27||May 28-30|
|A (M/W)||$900||Friday, May 28||May 29-31|
|BB (M/W)||$900||Thursday, May 27||May 28-30|
|B (M/W)||$900||Friday, May 28||May 29-31|
|Coed 4S A||$250||Friday, May 28||May 29-31|
|Coed 4S BB||$250||Friday, May 28||May 29-31|
|Women 40+ and 45+
|$900||Thursday, May 27||May 28-30|
|Women 50+ and 55+
|$900||Thursday, May 27||May 28-30|
|Men 50+||$900||Friday, May 28||May 29-31|
|Men 55+||$900||Thursday, May 27||May 28-30|
|Men 60+||$900||Friday, May 28||May 29-31|
|Men 65+||$800||Thursday, May 27||May 28-30|
|Men 70+||$800||Friday, May 28||May 29-31|
*Please note that all teams must be checked in by 9 p.m. on their designated registration day. Failure to check in WILL results in forfeiture of your first match or set.
** All teams will play at least one match on the last day of your play schedule