Festival Sports

Festival Sports (Sugar Land, TX) is a youth sports services organization committed to inspiring, educating, and unifying athletes, coaches, and parents. Its premier event, the Volleyball Festival (Volleyball-Festival.com), has been dedicated to expanding opportunities of young women athletes since 1984. Now in its 30th year, the Volleyball Festival serves over 10,000 athletes annually and is part of the International Volleyball Hall of Fame. In 2013, Festival Sports hosted 165 teams in the inaugural Festival Fiesta Classic (festivalfiestaclassic.com) at the University of Phoenix Stadium. The founders of Festival Sports, Bernice and Dr. David Epperson, are members of the American Volleyball Coaches Association Hall of Fame. Since 1999, the education division of Festival Sports, Parents for Good Sports, has conducted innovative parent education programs to school and youth sports organizations throughout the United States. In 2007, Dr. Epperson was named by the Institute for International Sport as one of America's 100 most influential sports educators.