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2017 VOLLEYBALL FESTIVAL INTERNATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

The 34th annual championships are June 29 - July 2 in the Phoenix Convention Center. Teams play all 4 days. Welcome Party is June 28 (6-8 pm). Over 500 teams ages 12-18 from across the USA and around the world are competing. 

2017 Volleyball Festival


LIVE ONLINE BROADCAST

EnetLive is the Official Broadcast Partner of Festival Sports. 46 Courts (CC1, CC2 & L1 - L44) of live action will be broadcast and saved for On-Demand viewing. Go to the Festival Sports Channel to catch all the current and past action at our events. Games from the Phoenix Convention Center can be viewed LIVE or OnDemand HERE



FRIDAY, JUNE 30: GO PURPLE & END ALZ! 

The Festival's Charity focus for 2017 is again the Alzheimer's Association. Friday, June 30 is Go Purple Day at the Festival to help increase Alzheimer's awareness and raise money for the cause. Visit www.alz.org to get educated and get involved. This disease affects over 5 million Americans. Currently, it can not be prevented, slowed or cured and costs our nation over $203 Billion. To make an online donation today, please click HERE.

 


2017 FESTIVAL SURVIVAL GUIDE

View or print this essential reference guide for coaches, parents and players on the Festival's philosophy, format, rules, procedures and safety.


2017 VF PLAYING WAVES

In general, play will start at the below times for Thursday, Friday, and Saturday play. Some AM pool teams on Day 1 may be asked to play PM. Sunday's last day of play start times depends on format and a team's performance during the tournament. Click HERE to see schedules & results on AES.
  • AM (8am): 12s, 14s, 17/18s
  • PM (3pm): 13s, 15s, 16s


"OUT OF THIS WORLD" WELCOME PARTY

Join us for the "Out of This World" themed Welcome Party June 28 from 6-8pm at the Phoenix Convention Center before our athletes take the court and shoot for the stars. We're all inspired by the possibilities of galaxies far, far away and going where no one has gone before. Come dressed in your themed outfits to enjoy fun games, prizes, face painting and one of the best dance parties of the Summer!

Welcome Party 2016    Welcome Party


FESTIVAL POSTER

A Festival tradition for 34 years!  Every player goes home with a commemorative 16" x 20" themed festival poster. Posters are given out at the conclusion of each team's last match. Below is the 2017 "Out of this World" themed poster that goes where no bear has gone before!


FUTURE DATES

The Phoenix Convention Center will be the host site for all matches of the 2017 Volleyball Festival.  Our goal is to finalize the dates for Opening Ceremonies and tournament play by October 1 of each year.  The actual dates will only vary by one or two days from the below tentative schedule.

  • June 28 - July 1, 2018; Welcome Reception Wednesday, June 27 (Thursday-Sunday competition)
  • June 27 - June 30, 2019; Welcome Reception Wednesday, June 26 (Thursday-Sunday competition)
  • June 25 - June 28, 2020; Welcome Reception Wednesday, June 24 (Thursday-Sunday competition)