Welcome to another great year of NCVF volleyball!
Having had over 700 clubs register with the NCVF last season and over 425 teams participate in the NCVF National Championship Tournament, we are all looking forward to the 2017 NCVF volleyball pre-season and season! Best of luck to all teams, leagues and club volleyball supports this year!
The NCVF website contains a great deal of information that can help you plan a memorable and exciting club volleyball season. What follows is helpful information that we encourage all clubs to review and share with key stakeholders that support club volleyball. Please don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any questions!
NCVF TEAM REGISTRATION
All eligible U.S. collegiate club teams can register for the 2017 NCVF season by following the instructions at Team Registration. Registration opens on October 1, 2016.
NCVF NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS
Kansas City, Missouri will be the proud host the 2017 NCVF National Championship event on April 13, 14 and 15. Kansas City has distinguished itself to our student participants and staff as a most accommodating and welcoming venue, with exceptional access from all regions of the country and a centralized tournament venue. Along with our partner USA Volleyball, we urge all our participants to plan ahead and encourage their families to attend this year’s event.
Registration for the tournament will open in January. More details can be found on the National Tournament Page.
NCVF ELIGIBILITY - NCVF GOVERNANCE RULES
NCVF Governance Rules identify player and team eligibility and other standards used by the NCVF, NCVF Recognized Leagues, NCVF recognized ranking tournament operators and others to help ensure a national standard of governance applicable to all NCVF registered teams, including those who participate in the NCVF National Championship Tournament.
NCVF Governance Rules can be found be found on the Governance Rules Page.
NEW and EXISTING CLUBS
If you are a new or existing collegiate club, we encourage you to establish and maintain exceptional relationships with your school recreational sports or intramural departments. School staff will assist you to understand and meet your school’s requirements for being a recognized student organization at your school. The NCVF is available to provide one-on-one advice to club leaders on how to become registered with the NCVF and participate in a wide range of NCVF recognized competitions at the local, regional and national level.
For generic information and advice regarding club best practices, visit the Best Practices Page.
NCVF RECOGNIZED LEAGUES
The NCVF collaborates with NCVF Recognized Leagues throughout the USA and provides governance standards in a variety of areas, ranging from Governance Rules, Event Classification and Score Reporting, League and Club Best Practices, Behavior and Sportsmanship and outreach. League commissioners serve on a number of NCVF committees and help guide our efforts to improve upon organized collegiate club volleyball league opportunities every year. If you have questions about an existing league, we urge you to contact the league commissioners directly. A list of contacts is maintained by the NCVF at following links:
NCVF LIST SERVE AND EVENT CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM
As a benefit to NCVF teams, the NCVF maintains a ListServ for both women and men that lists various tournaments held by NCVF registered teams and clubs. More information can be found at:
Women’s List Serve
Men’s List Serve
The NCVF Event Classification System is used by the NCVF and others to designate events for purposes of meeting competition-related standards. Classified competition results are used for the NCVF Top 25 polls, the NCVF National Championship Tournament and for other competition-related purposes.
To have your event classified by the NCVF or for more information visit BEST PRACTICES AND EVENT CLASSIFICATIONS on the NCVF website.
The NCVF recommends that clubs seek memberships in USA Volleyball through USAV Regional Volleyball Associations(RVA). RVA's can help you identify a wealth of information and opportunities that can provide local oriented benefits for your club and keep you involved in volleyball long after graduation. RVA's can be identified at USA Volleyball Regions.