Uniting the Nation’s Elite Volleyball Events

JVA Challenge Series Events are 2-3 day tournaments hosted by JVA member clubs across the country. The Tournament Directors are committed to offering high quality events and have agreed to specific JVA requirements to ensure a great experience for the participants. The JVA Challenge Series highlights our members’ best tournaments nationwide.

JVA Challenge Events are sponsored by the JVA. To be considered as a JVA Challenge Series event, events must be at a minimum of two days and have at least 120 participating teams. Boys and girls events are eligible to apply.

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

JVA Challenge Series applications are closed for this season.

2023-2024 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 AAU Background Screening.

  • Insurance must be JVA or independent insurance that is all inclusive. Event must be listed as JVA.

  • If using JVA insurance, Event Host must collect the Coaches Sign-In Form that players and staff have all signed the JVA Insurance Waiver.

  • If the tournament is cancelled by Event Host for any reason, each team will receive a refund of 80-100% at the Event Host’s discretion. (JVA should be notified with a refund amount or percentage).

  • 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 AES (Advanced Event Systems) or TM2Sign 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.