2018 USA Volleyball
Annual Report

Indoor Events

2018 was a very lucrative year for the Indoor Events Department. We saw growth in participation numbers in the girls qualifiers, boys bid tournaments and the national championships. 

2018 Accomplishments

  • The Girls 18s Junior National Championships rose in team numbers from 252 teams in 2017 to 292 teams in 2018 with Anaheim as the host city. In 2019 we will return to Dallas for this event. 
  • The Open National Championships was hosted in Dallas and also saw growth from 464 teams in 2017 to 524 teams. Columbus will host the event in 2019.
  • The Girls Junior National Championships was held for the first time in Detroit in 2018 and 1,274 teams participated. This event will return to Indianapolis in 2019.
  • The Boys Junior National Championships may have seen the biggest growth in 2018. The event was held in Phoenix which proved to be a popular destination. The championships were up to a record 577 teams, breaking the previous mark of 506 teams in 2017. The events will return to Dallas in 2019.
  • National Collegiate Volleyball Federation also saw growth in 2018 with 456 teams. The event was hosted for the first time by St. Louis in 2018, and Denver will be the host in 2019.
  • Girls’ qualifier numbers saw some growth in 2018 with 721 more teams participating. Boys’ bid team participation was also up by 51 teams in 2018.
2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Girls 18s 178 252 292
BJNC 420 410 479 462 506 577
GJNC 1184 1237 2187 1260 1264 1274
Opens 493 525 430 578 464 524
Totals 2097 2172 2187 2478 2486 2667