AVJO will be looking to field a combination of 16U (NEW), 14U, 13U, and 12U teams for the upcoming season. The total number of players in each age group and team dynamics will determine the final division played in.
Age definition is set by USA Volleyball and are the following:
16U ~ Players who were born on or after July 1, 2005
15U ~ Players who were born on or after July 1, 2006
14U ~ Players who were born on or after July 1, 2007
13U ~ Players who were born on or after July 1, 2008
12U ~ Players who were born on or after July 1, 2009
11U ~ Players who were born on or after July 1, 2009
Some players may be asked to play up in an older division, but players may not play down per USAV rules. Any movement is at the discretion of the Volleyball Commissioner.
Apple Valley JO Volleyball (VAA) is a member of USA Volleyball (USAV), who is the national governing body for volleyball. North Country Region (NCR) is the upper Midwest chapter of USA Volleyball that includes Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. As members, it is required that all participants have a current USAV membership for tryouts. The USAV membership number will be required to complete this registration and the membership fees are not included in any payments to VAA.
There are two options to choose from for the 2021-2022 season.
Limited memberships, as determined by USA Volleyball, allow individuals to participate in USA Volleyball, Region, and other Regions sanctioned events with restrictions. Restrictions can be length of membership or participation limitations. These memberships are not eligible to participate in USA Volleyball Indoor National Championships, National Qualifiers, and Bid Tournaments. The following limited memberships can be upgraded to a full membership. Price of the limited membership will apply towards purchase of a full membership.
Full memberships, as determined by USA Volleyball, allow individuals to participate in all USA Volleyball, NCR, and other Regions sanctioned events without restriction.
Each full membership includes access to the USAV Academy that provides in-depth online training courses on all aspects of the game. Volleyball is the only sport that includes all players as part of the officiating crew and USAV insures proper training for those duties. Learning to observe the rules from this perspective will help give a better understanding of the game and helps everyone become better players.
The link below provides more information about the USAV Memberships and allows you to purchase them.
(All participants will be required to have a 2021-2022 Full or Limited USAV Membership)
12U - Closed
14U - Closed
16U - Closed
Many of the normal expenses for the season have increased due to COVID-19, therefore our fees had to adjusted accordingly.
Season fees are: $970*
(pays for coaches, uniforms, league fees, tournament fees, gyms, end of season party)
*4 installment payments will include all fees except tryout fee ($10) and player’s USAV Membership ($50) 5% discount if paid in full upfront
$280 - After placed on a team
$230 - 12/11, 1/11, 2/11
12U & 14U ~ November 6th - April 17th
16U ~ November 15th - April 30th
An extended* season may be offered depending on interest, tournament and gym availability.
(*at additional costs, not included in regular season fees)
2nd Place 14U Silver Bracket Wolfpack Classic (2020)
2nd Place 12U Gold Bracket Wolfpack Classic (2020)
VAA Volleyball Commissioner