2017 VOLLEYBALL FESTIVAL INTERNATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS
The 34th annual championships are June 29 - July 2 in the Phoenix Convention Center. Team entry fee is $1095 before March 10. Teams play all 4 days. Welcome Party is June 28 (6-8 pm). Teams ages 12-18 from across the USA and around the world are expected to compete.
2017 VF PLAYING WAVES
In general, play will start at the below times for Thursday, Friday, and Saturday play. Some AM pool teams on Day 1 may be asked to play PM. Sunday's last day of play start times depends on format and a team's performance during the tournament. Schedules will be posted on AES by end of day Tuesday, June 27.
- AM (8am): 12s, 14s, 17/18s
- PM (3pm): 13s, 15s, 16s
In 2016, the Red, White & Spike party brought out the Super Hero in our athletes! Stay tuned for the 2017's theme and plan to attend June 28 from 6-8pm at the Phoenix Convention Center.
is the Official Broadcast Partner of Festival Sports. Go to the Festival Sports Channel
to catch all the current and past action at our events. Games from the Phoenix Convention Center can be viewed LIVE or OnDemand HERE
FREE RAFFLE TICKET FUNDRAISER
The Festival distributes over $1,000,000 of raffle tickets annually to help participants with their fundraising. Order your 2017 tickets beginning November 1. Click HERE
The Festival's Charity focus for 2017 is again the Alzheimer's Association. Friday, June 30 is Go Purple Day at the Festival to help increase Alzheimer's awareness and raise money for the cause. Visit www.alz.org
to get educated and get involved. This disease affects over 5 million Americans. Currently, it can not be prevented, slowed or cured and costs our nation over $203 Billion. To make an online donation today, please click HERE
A Festival tradition for 33 years! Every player goes home with a commemorative 16" x 20" themed festival poster. Posters are given out at the conclusion of each team's last match. Below is the 2016 poster that celebrated the hero in all of us!
The Phoenix Convention Center will be the host site for all matches of the 2017 Volleyball Festival. Our goal is to finalize the dates for Opening Ceremonies and tournament play by October 1 of each year. The actual dates will only vary by one or two days from the below tentative schedule.
- June 28 - July 1, 2018; Welcome Reception Wednesday, June 27 (Thursday-Sunday competition)
- June 27 - June 30, 2019; Welcome Reception Wednesday, June 26 (Thursday-Sunday competition)
- June 25 - June 28, 2020; Welcome Reception Wednesday, June 24 (Thursday-Sunday competition)