Uniting the Nation’s Elite Volleyball Events

JVA Challenge Events are 2-3 day tournaments hosted by JVA member clubs across the country.  The Tournament Directors are committed to offering a high quality event and have agreed to specific JVA requirements to ensure a great experience for the participants. The JVA Challenge Series puts a spotlight on the high quality, well-run events run by JVA member clubs nationwide.

JVA Challenge Events are sponsored by the JVA. JVA Challenge Series Events are all insured by JVA and are open to teams of any of affiliation: AAU, USAV, or JVA. To be considered as a JVA Challenge Series event, events must be at a minimum of two days and have 120 participating teams.

CLICK HERE to view the requirements for hosting a JVA Challenge Series event.

2020 JVA Challenge Series Events

Below are the requirements to host a JVA Challenge Series event.

  • Event Host must require, verify and enforce that all rostered adults must have JVA or USAV Background Screening and have completed the JVA Abuse Prevention Program or USAV Safe Sport Program

  • If using JVA insurance, Event Host must collect the Coaches Sign-In Form that assures you that the coach has collected a JVA Waiver Form and the JVA Medical Release Form or the USAV Medical Release Form

  • Minimum 120 teams

  • Minimum 2-day event

  • 5-match guarantee for the weekend; minimum of 2 matches on Day 2

  • Match play competition

  • Event Staff must inform teams if there is any change to the age division in which they entered

  • R1 for all matches; R1 & R2 for Gold Division semi-finals and finals

  • USAV Rules for Domestic Competition with the following variations:

    • Age waivered players are allowed as long as they are not a year older than their peers
    • Libero is allowed to serve in one (1) rotation
    • Step-in allowed on service for 10’s and 11’s divisions
  • Use of JVA scoresheets

  • Use AES (Advanced Event Systems) for results management (no exceptions)

  • No “Stay to Play” policies

  • Prominent display of JVA banner(s)

  • Share post-event survey provided by JVA, results will be sent to Tournament Director

  • Challenge Series events must be open to teams of all affiliations

Our Partners

If you are interested in partnering with the JVA, contact Briana Schunzel