Age Classification Guide

The age of your player on August 31 of next year is the age group for the player.

“My child will be ____ years old August 31 of next year.”

USAV Guidelines

Once a player participates (including but not limited to practicing, training, attending workouts, and/or competing) in a club or varsity program for any university, college, community college, or junior college, he/she is ineligible to participate in any regional or national programming which includes but is not limited to national JNC qualifying and championship events.

18 & Under Division:
Players who were born on or after September 1, 2001
or
Players who were born on or after September 1, 2000 and a high school student during some part of the current academic year.

17 & Under Division:
Players who were born on or after September 1, 2002

16 & Under Division:
Players who were born on or after September 1, 2003

15 & Under Division:
Players who were born on or after September 1, 2004

14 & Under Division:
Players who were born on or after September 1, 2005

13 & Under Division:
Players who were born on or after September 1, 2006

12 & Under Division:
Players who were born on or after September 1, 2007

11 & Under Division:
Players who were born on or after September 1, 2008

10 & Under Division:
Players who were born on or after September 1, 2009

 

Boys 14 & Under Division:
Regionally waived boys teams in the 14 & under age group will be allowed to participate at the USA Junior Olympic Volleyball Championships using the following age/grade definition:

Players who were born on or after September 1, 2005
or
Players who were born on or after September 1, 2004 (15 years or younger) who shall neither have completed nor are in a grade higher than the eighth grade (8th) during the current academic year. (This exception is based on the net height difference of 7’4 1/8″ to 7′ 11 5/8″ between the 14 & Under Division to the 15 & Under Division.)