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Come out and learn the exciting and fast paced game of sitting volleyball.

The rules and strategy of the game are nearly identical to the standing indoor game with only three rule differences. If you’ve never played volleyball before or are a veteran player looking for a new challenge, come to the free clinic sponsored by USA Sitting Volleyball, Intermountain Volleyball Association and Salt Lake County.

WHENSaturday, March 12, 9:00a-4:00p9:00-9:30 registration9:30-12:00 Coach’s class12:00-1:00 lunch break1:00-3:30 Game play for coaches and players

LOCATIONGene Fullmer Rec Center8015 South 2200 WestWest Jordan UT 84088

Sitting Clinic Info Flyer


For Questions about Registration or accommodations contact Susie Schroer at or 385-468-1956

For more info on Salt Lake County Adaptive Services


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USA Volleyball National Beach Tour Stop

Event: Utah Beach ClassicLocation: Aces Athletics Beach Courts, 3400 North 1200 West, Lehi, UTDate: June 18thTime: 8am – Check-In, 9am – Games BeginSchedule: Boys 12U, 14U, 16U, 18U & Girls 12U, 14U, 16U and 18UCost: Early Bird $60/team (2 person team) by May 28th @ 12PM, Regular $70/team by June 15th @ 12PM and Late Fee $90/team by June 17th by 12PM.Walk-up registrations on the day of the event will be accepted on a space-available basis (checks only please). Registration: Registration is OPEN. Register HERE!

For more information visit, USA Volleyball Junior Beach Tour.


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Girls Juniors Bid Tournament is now Open for Registration!

Date: February 19-20, 2016Location: Boise, IdahoCost: $300/team Age Divisions: 15’s, 16’s, 17’s and 18’s

Teams are filling fast, register today before registration is full.

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Comments Off on Tournament Schedules Announced!

Bid Tournament – Nationals Bid Girls U15, U16, U17, U18 February 19-20 Boise, ID Cost: $300/team Club/Open Tournament Girls Club Tournament U12-U18 Boys Bid Tournament for Nationals U-12-U18 March 18-19 SLC, UT @ Salt Palace Cost: $200/team for Club Tournament, $250/team for Boys Bid Tournament Bid Tournament – Nationals Bid Girls U12, U13 and U14 April 29-30 SLC, UT @ Salt Palace Cost: $300/team This first year, we want to offer great events that we can build upon year after year.  Registration will be opening soon. Teams/Individuals participating in ONLY a multi-day tournament or a one-day tournament can use One-Event or a One-Day Junior Membership and the cost of their membership will be included in the team entry fee.  MEMBERSHIP OPTIONS BOYS TOURNAMENT/MEMBERSHIP SPECIAL PRICING In efforts to develop Boys Programming this year, we are instituting a special tournament/membership pricing.  Each club will be granted (6) Full Junior Boys Memberships complimentary for 2015/2016 Season by registering and paying for the March 18-19 Tournament (value of $330).  If clubs have already registered at least (6) Full Junior Boys Memberships, the club will be granted (1) Free Team Entry per club.  The logistics on registering boys membership will be handled by the Intermountain office for those club interested in participating.




Here’s the information on club tryouts in the Region.


Club: Elevate AthleticsDate(s): November 9-1215s: November 9, 11: 6-8pm16s: November 10,12: 5:30-7:30pm17s: November 10,12: 7:30-9:30pm18s: November 10,12: 7:30-9:30pmFreedom Prep Elementary School (1190 W 900 N, Provo)www.elevatevbc.com949-632-2880elevatevbc@gmail.comCost is $25 tryout, $1400/season

Club: Idaho Strike Boys Volleyball Club Date(s): November 20th and 21st Time (s): Friday 6-9 pm, Saturday 9 am – Noon Location: RISE Volleyball Academy, 719 N. Principle Pl. #110 – Meridian, ID Website: (can register on the website) Phone: 208-350-0868 Email: Costs: $20 – includes t shirt

Club:  Southern Idaho Volleyball ClubDate: 11/6/15 for 17/18 year olds and 11/7/15 for 14 and 16 year oldsTime: 11/6/15 7:00pm to 9:00pm and 11/7/15 8:00am to 1:00pmLocation: Immanunel Lutheran School GymWebsite: www.sivc.orgPhone: 208-539-7243Email: ljayo4@hotmail.comCosts: $10.00 tryout fee

Club:  High Country Volleyball Club Date(s):  November 9th and 10th Time (s): 15/16 and under regional 4:30 – 6:00, 15/16 National 6:00-7:30, 17/18 region/national 7:30-9:30 Location:  High Country Sports Center, 4140 W. 5415 South, Kearns, UT 84095 Website:            Phone: 801-637-8706 Email: Costs: $25.00

Club:  Idaho Falls Jrs Date(s):  Saturday, November 14th Time (s):  3 – 7 pm Location:  Idaho Falls High School Website: Email: Costs:  tryout deposit of $250

For more information please email



Comments Off on Board Nominations are Open!

The Intermountain Region is accepting nominations/applications for positions on  the Board of Directors.

Board of Directors Application Deadline: Friday, October 16, 2015 by 4:00 PM MSTMembership Voting Begins: Monday, October 19, 2015 at 4:00 PM MSTMembership Voting Closes: Friday, October 30, 2015 at 4:00 PM MSTFinal Vote & Board Announcement: Monday, November 2, 2015 at 4:00 PM MST

*Voting is open to all active members that are 18 years or older at the time of the election.



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Region Memberships for the 2015-2016 Season is now open.

Junior Full Membership is $55.00Adult Full Membership is $55.00Other Youth Membership (11 & under) is $15.00Other Zero Cost Membership (8 & under) is FREEBackground Checks for Adults is $25.00 (good for 2 years)Collegiate Player ONLY is $15.00Adult Open Championship Membership ONLY is $40.00Girls Tryout Pass – Nov. 1st – Dec. 31st (IVA sanctioned tryouts) is $15.00


Questions, you may contact us at for more info.


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As you may have heard, IVA’s board of directors recently completed their search for a new management team. And I couldn’t be more honored and delighted that they selected our group to lead this organization into the upcoming season and beyond.

Thank you to those who have reached out to us with your encouragement—we’ve been overwhelmed by your support!


I’m Jason Badell, the new CEO and commissioner, and I’ll be working in tandem with Mike Deaver, executive vice president, who will handle many of the association’s operational and marketing needs.

Mike and I have been involved with volleyball in this region since 1996. We’ve marketed and promoted collegiate volleyball for both men and women; worked on bids and hosting for the recent USA Volleyball regional and national events; and offered consulting for local, state, and national organizations. Above all, we love this sport and want to see the game grow to its fullest for both athletes and fans.

We also have three new executive board members who bring decades of business and management expertise to IVA:

Deirdre Hill is general manager of Datatix/Smith’sTix, Utah’s largest locally operated ticket distributor. In her 18 years at the company, she has directed ticketing and management for thousands of events, including all ticketing operations for the 2002 Winter Olympics.

Rob Neilson is VP of business development for Volley Metrics. He was an associate head coach for BYU men’s volleyball for eight years and an assistant coach for the USA Volleyball boys’ national team during the 2011 season.

Tim Goalen is co-owner and COO of Rockwell Watches. He has spent eight years in operations, event management, marketing, and sponsorships for the company, working with all major sports leagues and events, including the Dew Tour, MotoX Tour, AMA Pro Racing, and other organizations.


Our top priority is serving you, the membership—clubs, players, parents, coaches, and officials—and helping you develop the best talent possible.   We plan to focus on three vital activities:   (1) Sponsor and promote competitions and tournaments across the region. (2) Educate and train coaches and officials through clinics, seminars, and other resources. (3) Develop players and coaches in the High Performance Programs for Beach and Indoor.   To start, we’re planning a clinic for coaches and officials this fall, and we’ll launch a tournament schedule in January.   We’re also updating IVA’s website and social media pages so you can more easily access the information you need.


We want to fill a number of positions on the advisory board for the coming year, including members to represent the following areas:

1. ​Professional league

2. Universities and colleges


4. Southern Utah

5. Idaho

​6. Policy/rules/competition​

7. Officials

8. Media/​sponsors

9. Diversity and equality in sports

We’ll announce the nomination and application process along with the deadline soon. The general membership will then vote on advisory board members. Watch your email for more details.

Thank you for your support and patience as we make this transition. We look forward to working with you this year and making it a spectacular season for volleyball in the Intermountain Region.


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Please see posted board meeting minutes for Aug 2015.

Board Meeting Minutes Aug 2015.




Comments Off on United & Hilton Special Discounts for USAV Members


United offers special discounts for all USA Volleyball events. You may book online at and enter the USAV code: ZRAF534777 in the ‘offer code’ box when searching for your flights.

The 2014 USAV code is valid for travel January 6, 2014 to December 15, 2014.

If booking through a travel professional or United Meetings at 800-426-1122, please give them the following information: Agreement Code: 534777; Z Code: ZRAF.


Athletes, coaches, friends and family can save on their next stay at any of the 3,900 hotels within the Hilton HHonors portfolio of brands and help support USA Volleyball by staying with Hilton.

To get the discount and help USAV, book your rooms via this website.

Please note the discounted rate is not always available; it depends on the hotel, dates, and availability. So book early. The discounted Hilton rate is typically less than AAA or AARP discounted rates. This Hilton discount program does not replace any ‘Stay and Play’ housing requirements for certain USAV events.