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.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (July 28, 2022) – USA Volleyball has announced a new boys junior national championship qualifier that will have teams competing to reach new heights.
The USA Volleyball Mountain Classic Junior National Qualifier is scheduled for Dec. 2-4, 2022, at the Calvin L. Rampton Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City in the Intermountain Region.
This is a new event and will be the 10th boys junior national qualifier. The 2023 USA Volleyball Boys Junior National Championship (BJNC) will also be in Salt Lake City on June 29-July 6.
“We are excited to be hosting a boys qualifier in Salt Lake City,” said Kelsey Dolphin, USA Volleyball events manager. “Salt Lake has always rolled out the red carpet for volleyball. The city has something for everyone, and we expect athletes, coaches and officials, as well as family and friends, will have a great experience.”
The qualifier will be a great opportunity for boys teams to get to know the Salt Lake City area before the 2023 BJNC.
“Salt Lake is turning into a major volleyball destination, thanks in large part to our continued partnership with USA Volleyball, said Clay Partain, executive director of Sports Salt Lake. “Sports Salt Lake is excited to support these events with our new volunteer and athlete experiences programs, as we continue to refine our efforts to better serve these incoming sports events. The community absolutely loves having the teams and athletes roaming about our stores, streets, and hotels. Our clean vibrant mountain city is a perfect fit for attendees looking to have a great experience both on and off the court.”
Registration for the USA Volleyball Mountain Classic will open August 24, 2022, at 10 a.m. MT on advancedeventsystems.com.
To view all upcoming boys junior national qualifiers, visit USAVolleyball.org.
Upcoming National Championship Events
2022 Beach National Championship: July 26-28 in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
2022 Beach Club Championship: July 29-31 in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
2023 Girls 18s National Championship: April 28-30 in Columbus, Ohio
2023 Open National Championship: May 26-31 in Dallas, Texas
2023 Girls Junior National Championship for 11-13: June 14-17 in Minneapolis, Minn.
2023 Girls Junior National Championship for 14-17: June 28-July 6 in Chicago, Ill.
2023 Boys Junior National Championship: June 29-July 6 in Salt Lake City, Utah
2024 Boys Junior National Championship: June 26-July 3 in Dallas, Texas
2025 Boys Junior National Championship: July 3-10 in Minneapolis, Minn.
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About USA Volleyball
Founded in 1928, USA Volleyball is a non-profit organization recognized by the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee (USOPC), the International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) and World ParaVolley as the National Governing Body for the sport of volleyball including the disciplines of beach, indoor, sitting, snow and beach Paravolley in the United States. With more than 425,000 registered members, USA Volleyball conducts national championship events, coaching and officials certification programs, and grassroots development across all disciplines in a lifetime sport in which all can participate. USA Volleyball’s teams have won an Olympic medal in every Olympic Games since 1984, five Paralympic medals since 2004 and numerous World Cup, World Championship and Continental Championship titles. USA Volleyball’s women’s teams are the reigning gold medalists in the Olympic indoor, beach and Paralympic events. The United States is the first country to have won a gold medal in each discipline at a single Summer Games. For more information on USA Volleyball, visit www.usavolleyball.org. #PathtothePodium