Session 1: 11s - 13s
  • June 23-25: 8am (11-12s); 3pm (13s)
  • June 26: 11-12s done by 3pm; 13s done by 6pm
*** Click HERE for LIVE Schedules on AES ***

Session 2: 14s - 18s
  • June 27 - 29: 8am (14s & 17/18s); 3pm (15s & 16s)
  • June 30: 14s & 17/18s done by 3pm; 15s and 16s done by 6pm 
*** Click HERE for LIVE Schedules on AES ***

2024 Festival

2024 VF



  • Modified Festival Format. All teams play all 4 days of the event.
  • All teams play between 9 and 14 matches, unless they've elected to not play all days of the event.
  • All teams play at least 2 matches on Day 4.
  • First 3 rounds are pool play, Days 4 is either pool play or bracket play depending how team has performed.
  • All matches best of 3 sets (2 sets to 25, deciding set to 15), unless in a 3 team pool.
  • No Tie-Break matches or sets will be played.
  • View 2024 Tie-Break Procedures.
  • Teams have normal officiating assignments.
    • 2nd Referee must be a Qualified Adult Coach or Assistant Coach.
    • Players call 2 lines and keep score (flip score, BallerTV iPad, scoresheet and libero tracking).
  • Templates
  • All matches are at the Phoenix Convention Center.
  • Schedules & Results posted on AES.
  • Rosters limited to 3 coaches, 15 players and 1 chaperone (all must have AAU memberships).
  • No attendance limits for Parents/Spectators.


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The Volleyball Festival is a licensed AAU event.  All participating clubs, athletes and non-athlete adults on a team roster must be AAU members. 

Click HERE to acquire your Individual Coach or Athlete AAU Membership. The below instruction sheet will help Coaches or Club Directors navigate the membership process for the entire team or club.

Your AAU Membership is good for all sports through August, 2024 Below are other great AAU events.

MLK Arizona Open AAU Super Regional (Jan 18-20, 2025)
Stars & Stripes Festival AAU Grand Prix- Mesa, AZ (May 24-26, 2025)

AAU membership questions should be directed to





The New Baden VX550 All American is the Official Ball of the 2024 Volleyball Festival. The VX450 u12 light is used for the 12u division.


A max of two Age Waivers are allowed per team. For more details or to submit an online Age Waiver Request.
  • 11s: Must be born on or after July 1, 2012 (Can't turn 13 before July 1, 2023)
  • 12s: Must be born on or after July 1, 2011 (Can't turn 13 before July 1, 2023)
  • 13s: Must be born on or after July 1, 2010 (Can't turn 14 before July 1, 2023)
  • 14s: Must be born on or after July 1, 2009 (Can't turn 15 before July 1, 2023)
  • 15s: Must be born on or after July 1, 2008 (Can't turn 16 before July 1, 2023)
  • 16s: Must be born on or after July 1, 2007 (Can't turn 17 before July 1, 2023)
  • 17/18s: Must be born on or after July 1, 2005 (including high school graduates eligible based on the below paragraph* OR born on or after July 1, 2004 AND be a high school student (12th grade or below) during some part of the current academic year.
* Once a player participates (including but not limited to practicing, training, attending workouts and/or competing) in a club or varsity program for any university, college, community college, or junior college, she is ineligible to compete.