Welcome To The Volleyball Festival Site


2020 VOLLEYBALL FESTIVAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

The 37th annual championships at the Westworld of Scottdale have been cancelled to support Arizona's "Safer at Home" efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19. We look forward to announcing our schedule of events in 2021.

2018 Volleyball Festival


COVID-19 UPDATE

June 30, 2020 - After discussions with the city of Scottsdale and Westworld, we have mutually agreed that it is in everyone’s best interest and safety to cancel the Volleyball Festival for 2020. We want to be considerate of the state’s current “Safer at Home” approach to slow the spread of COVID-19 at a time when positive tests are moving in the wrong direction. Click HERE for more details.

2020 PLAYING SCHEDULE

The most current playing schedule and results will be live on AES. Due to the uncertainty around COVID-19 and our desire to provide a safe playing environment, there will be 8 total days of competition with the 15s, 16s & 17/18s Age Divisions playing July 11-14 followed by the 12s, 13s & 14s Age Divisions July 15-18. Teams will play at least 2-3 matches each day.

Wave and match start times will be finalized after team registration closes. Below are wave assignments:

AM: 14s and 17/18s
PM: 12s, 13s and 16s
TBD: 15s (possibly split between AM and PM)

BALLER TV LIVESTREAM

Baller TV is the Official Livestream partner of Festival Sports. EVERY court at will be streamed July 11 - July 18, 2020. Baller TV monthly or yearly members have full access to live and archived Volleyball Festival matches.

2019 Festival Fiesta Classic


2020 WELCOME PARTY

The 2020 Welcome Party have been cancelled as it would prove too difficult to ensure social distancing. We look forward to the chance to bring back the party and celebration in 2021!

Welcome Party 2020    Welcome Party 2020


NVA MEN'S PRO LEAGUE MATCHES

Due to schedule uncertainty and an inability plan for safe social distancing while watching NVA matches, we will not be able to host the men's league at the Festival.

National Volleyball Association


FESTIVAL POSTER

A Festival tradition for 37 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 2019 "Swing into the Jungle" themed poster.


FREE FUND RAISER

The Festival makes free raffle tickets available to all teams to assist in their fundraising efforts.  In 2019, teams raised over $500,000 to help offset their travel and participation expenses. Cash prizes (Ten $100, Two $250 and Two $500 prizes) are drawn July 11 - July 18 at the event. Winners do not have to be present to win.

Click for DETAILS or make your REQUEST ONLINE. Requests will be fulfilled starting November 1. Call 281-545-1939, if you have any questions.

The prize drawing will still occur regardless if the tournament takes place or not. If you can't attend the tournament and sold raffle tickets, please mail the sold ticket stubs to: Festival Sports, 1814 Forest Gate Circle, Sugar Land, TX  77479 so they can be included in the drawing.


FUTURE DATES

The Phoenix Convention Center is the planned site for all future years of the 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 30 - July 3, 2021; Welcome Party Tuesday, June 29 (Wednesday-Saturday competition)
  • June 23 - June 26, 2022; Welcome Party Wednesday, June 22 (Thursday-Sunday competition)
  • June 22 - June 25, 2023; Welcome Party Wednesday, June 21 (Thursday-Sunday competition)