February 16, 2024

Men’s College Roundup for Feb. 16

For the first time in 2024, the roundup sees no changes from the previous week. Despite suffering its first loss of the season, Long Beach State earns 17 votes by AVCA to stay at No. 1 ahead of undefeated Grand Canyon. Meanwhile in DIII, Wentworth has secured 12 wins to start the year and holds a firm grip on the top spot. The college roundup showcases some of the key matches of the week while also highlighting athletes who are part of the USA Volleyball National Team Development Program.

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2022 Boys Junior National Championship

July 28, 2022

Salt Lake to Host New Boys Qualifier for Junior National Championship

USA Volleyball has announced a new boys junior national championship qualifier that will have teams competing to reach new heights

Girls team celebrating a victory on the court

July 6, 2022

Golden Ball Handed Out to 14 Teams on Final Day of GJNC

Red, white and blue was on display, and gold, silver and bronze were handed out on the 12th and final day of the USA Volleyball Girls Junior National Championship at the Indiana Convention Center on Monday.

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More Tourneys Mean More Opportunities for Girls Jr. Nationals

As the sport of volleyball continues to grow in popularity with young athletes around the country, USA Volleyball is announcing that it will split its Girls Junior National Championship to provide more opportunities for clubs and junior athletes to compete. The inaugural USA Volleyball Girls Junior National Championship (GJNC) for the 11-13 age divisions will be held on June 14-17, 2023, in Minneapolis at the Minneapolis Convention Center.

Hank VanArsdale and Al Monaco

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Longtime Heart of America Commissioner Hank VanArsdale Passes Away

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Boys Junior National Championship

May 2, 2022

Looking Ahead: 2024 Boys Junior Nationals Headed to Dallas

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Boys Junior National Championship

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Looking Ahead: Salt Lake City to Host 2023 Boys Junior Nationals

USA Volleyball has selected Salt Lake City to host the 2023 Boys Junior National Championship (BJNC) on June 29-July 6 at the Calvin L. Rampton Salt Palace Convention Center.

Boys Junior National Championship

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Las Vegas to Host 2022 Boys Junior National Championship

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USAV All-Star Championship

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USA Volleyball Selects Tulsa to Host 2022 All-Star Championship

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USA Volleyball Partners with Apollo for NTDP

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USA Volleyball Adds Salt Lake City to Girls Qualifier Roster

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Girls 18s National Championship

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Sunny Phoenix to Host 2022 Girls 18s National Championship

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USA Volleyball Open National Championship Returns to Orlando in 2022

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USA Volleyball Announces Rebranded Beach Tour for Junior Athletes

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USA Volleyball Partners with CROSSNET to Put New Spin on the Game

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Girls Junior National Championship

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Indianapolis to Host Expanded Girls Junior Nationals in 2022

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (June 29, 2021) – USA Volleyball will host the 2022 USAV Girls Junior National Championship (GJNC) on June 23-July 4 in Indianapolis, Ind. The 42nd annual edition of the GJNC, for players ages 11-17, will be a 12-day event held at the Indianapolis Convention Center. “USA Volleyball is excited to bring the...

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Dave Gentile Elected USA Volleyball Board Chair

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (June 4, 2021) – David Gentile of Kansas City, Mo., was elected as the 18th USA Volleyball Board of Directors chair during the national governing body’s board meeting held online on June 1. “I am honored and privileged to serve as the next USA Volleyball chair of the Board of Directors,” Gentile...

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USA Volleyball Statement on the Colorado Crossroads Tournament

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2020 Officiating Review: A Letter from Pati Rolf

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From the Beach: 2020 in Review

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