We are thrilled to announce the events named to the 2019 JVA Challenge Series powered by TeamSnap. This season the JVA Challenge Series features 23 events in 14 states across the country. The Series puts a spotlight on well-run, high quality events that are run by JVA member clubs nationwide.
“We are thrilled to be able to work with our member clubs to offer great regional events throughout the country.” says JVA Director of Events Steve Bailey. “They do an excellent job of providing low cost events with quality competition to help support the mission of the JVA. It’s gratifying to see how the growth of the challenge series over the past couple of years, has had a positive influence on the development of our sport in those pockets of the country.”
This is the 3rd consecutive year that JVA is fortunate to have TeamSnap as the title sponsor of the JVA Challenge Series, and Corporate Partner.
‘We are always excited to partner with the JVA and support their mission to improve the junior volleyball experience. Both of our organizations are dedicated to helping everyone involved in the game – from the coaches and directors to the players and parents – and the Challenge Series is a great way to unite clubs and events nationwide who also support the growth and development of junior volleyball,‘ said Ken McDonald, General Manager, Teams Line of Business.
The Challenge Series line-up begins at the end of December and runs through Memorial Day weekend. The events are insured by either JVA or AAU, and those events insured by JVA are open to teams of any of affiliation: AAU, USAV, or JVA.
As you plan your competition schedule this season, here are events that raise the bar, and are guaranteed to be a great experience for your teams.
Ice Breaker – 12/28-12/29/2018. Peoria, Illinois
K2 Elite Tournament – 1/26-1/27/2019. Sevierville, Tennessee
Big City Luau – 1/26-1/27/2019. Twin Cities Metro Area, Minnesota
JVA Icebreaker Challenge – 1/26-1/27/2019. Hoover, Alabama
Lobster Brawl – 1/26-1/27/2019. Hanover, Massachusetts
2019 Mizuno JVA Steel City Freeze – 2/03-2/4/2019. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Sky High President’s Day Weekend Classic – 2/16-2/17/2019. Chicago, Illinois
NorthStar Presidents’ Day Challenge – 2/16-2/17/2019. Twin Cities Metro Area, Minnesota
Adidas Sting President’s Day Spectacular – 2/16-2/17/2019. Milwaukee and Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin
President’s Day Challenge – 2/16-2/18/2019. Chicago, Illinois
2019 President’s Day Challenge – 2/16-2/17/2019. Lansing and Detroit, Michigan
NASA Bash – 2/23-2/24/2019, Huntsville, Alabama
Marki Classic – 3/01-3/4/2019. Sacramento, California
Mizuno Showcase – 3/1-3/4/2019. Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin
Ultra Ankle Bluegrass Tournament – 3/09-3/10/2019. Louisville, Kentucky
Dixie Classic – 3/16-3/17/2019. Spartanburg, SC and Hendersonville, North Carolina
Mizuno Motor City Madness – 4/13-4/14/2019. Pontiac, Michigan
The Academy Youth Jamboree – 4/13-4/14/2019. Indianapolis, Indiana
Charlotte JVA Challenge -5/04-5/5/2019. Charlotte and Davidson, North Carolina
2019 Mizuno Midwest JVA Challenge – 5/04-5/5/2019. Des Moines, Iowa
JVA Challenge Beachfest – 5/11-5/12/2019. Ocean City, Maryland
Memorial Day Classic -5/25-5/27/2019. Peoria, Illinois
National Youth Festival – 5/25-5/27/2019. Chicago, Illinois
The events above are endorsed by JVA and have met our quality criteria. There are other events out there that try to imitate these events but do NOT carry our endorsement. For more information on JVA events click HERE. Registration opens October 1st on AES. For more information about becoming a JVA member club click HERE.
About the JVA
The Junior Volleyball Association (JVA) is a non-profit organization that promotes the growth of youth and junior volleyball through program and resource development, education and events. The organization was formed in 2006 with a primary focus of being a voice for junior volleyball club directors and coaches, and to this day is the only organization that is focused entirely on youth and junior volleyball.
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