COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (April 2, 2014) – The National Collegiate Volleyball Federation, in cooperation with USA Volleyball, has selected Kansas City, Mo., and the Kansas City Convention Center as the host city and venue for its 2015 NCVF Collegiate Club Championships to be played April 9-11, 2015. The event is run in partnership with USA Volleyball.
“We are very excited to go the Heartland and the City of Kansas City to showcase collegiate volleyball in its purest form and spirit of competition,” NCVF Tournament Director Doug Hinton said. “Kansas City has supported volleyball at all levels – from juniors to college to adults –and I know all our teams will be thrilled to be a part of this event that continues to grow and spread opportunities for college volleyball players. We are thankful to USA Volleyball and the Kansas City Convention and Visitors Bureau for extending this opportunity to our students, fans, administrators and staff this year.”
Kansas City also hosted the 2012 NCVF Collegiate Club Championships.
“USAV, in conjunction with the NCVF, is pleased to be returning to Kansas City for the NCVF Championships in 2015,” USA Volleyball Senior Director Tom Pingel said. “Both the NCVF and the City of Kansas City have been great volleyball partners and we look forward to working together with both groups to stage this wonderful event.”
The 2014 NCVF Collegiate Club Championships, which takes place April 3-5 at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center in Reno, Nev., has drawn a capacity 348 collegiate club volleyball teams competing in nine championship divisions (five for men, four for women). Video streaming of NCVF championship matches on April 5 will be available by clicking here.
The 2014 NCVF Collegiate Club Volleyball Championships, which will use Molten as the official ball, will have five divisions for men and four divisions for women. Men will compete in Division I, Division IAA, Division IAAA, Division II and Division III. Women will have championship brackets for Division I, Division IAA, Division II and Division III.
The NCVF acts as the national governing body for organized collegiate club volleyball competitions. For over two decades, NCVF volunteers have provided a full range of support for student club teams by promoting year-long affordable, organized and competitive volleyball events, and supporting a season-ending national championship tournament. It is made up of students, volleyball conference commissioners, player representatives, coaches, officials, trainers, recreation sports directors and many volunteers. The organization devotes 100 percent of its resources and funding toward the support of quality collegiate club volleyball activities.
For additional information on the NCVF Collegiate Club Championships and the NCVF organization, visit ncfvolleyball.org.