Girls playing volleyball

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (March 4, 2022) – The inaugural Salt Lake City Showdown Qualifier begins this weekend (March 5-7) and continues next weekend (March 11-13) at the Salt Palace Convention Center. Utah is part of USA Volleyball’s Intermountain Region.

The event qualifies teams for both the USA Volleyball Girls National Championship and the USA Volleyball Girls 18s National Championship. More than 1,080 teams with approximately 11,000 athletes are expected to compete in Salt Lake City over the two weekends.

This first weekend will see teams in the 11s, 12s, 13s and 14s divisions competing. 15s teams will compete in the Liberty and American divisions.

During the second weekend, 15s teams in the USA and Open divisions will compete along with all divisions of 16s, 17s and 18s.

The Salt Lake City Showdown is one of the 12 qualifiers around the country for the 2022 USA Volleyball Girls Junior National Championship, which will be in Indianapolis on June 23-July 4,  and one of 16 qualifiers for the USA Volleyball Girls 18s Junior National Championship, which will be in Phoenix on April 22-24.

The full schedule breakdown is available on

Matches will be streamed live via subscription on

More information is available on the USA Volleyball event website.