United VBA Program information
New To The Club
Welcome!! United VBA is a competitive family-oriented club program for girls ages 10-18. Tryouts are held in June/July each year for the upcoming season that runs November-May. We are part of the Lone Star Region www.lsvolleyball.org of USA volleyball https://www.teamusa.org/usa-volleyball/events/girls-indoor.
USA Volleyball regulates the maximum age a player can be to play in each age division. For example, a12 year old can play 12’s or older, but a 13 year old can not play on a 12’s team. This link lists the age requirements, birthdates, and explains each division. See page 2 for an easy to read chart. https://www.teamusa.org/-/media/USA_Volleyball/Documents/2020/Events/2021-Age-Definition.pdf?la=en&hash=1C9149B5367CB673A3B5F8D843CEB717833571AB
Levels Of Play
- National Elite Level
- 8 Tournaments,
- Practices 2x per week
- Season: End of November middle of May **
- Cost Range: $3200-$3900
- Out of State Travel for 15 Purple - 18 Purple
- ** Nationals in June/July if team qualifies
For the serious player who commits to training year-round to excel at the highest level at the sport. Lessons, clinics, camps should be also attended to gain maximum contact of the ball and advancement. Teams 12 Purple - 18 Purple.
- Regional Competitive Level
- 7 Tournaments
- Practices 2x per week
- Season: End of November through middle of May
- Cost Range: $2650-$3100
Gray prepares the competitive players for school seasons and training preparation for advanced purple teams. Clinics and camps help these players develop and get the extra touches needed to improve skills. Teams 11 Gray - 15 Gray.
- Local Recreational Level
- 6 Tournaments
- Practice 1x per week
- Season: Mid January - Mid April
- Cost: $1200
The local level is for a variety of players. For those whose schedules don’t allow the full seasons of Gray/Purple, financial needs, or skill-based, this is a great option to play the game during the Winter and improve. Highly recommend outside work (clinics, camps, lessons) to improve skills since only practice 1x per week.
Projected Tournament Schedule
|Countdown Classic||13, 14,15,16,17,18 Purple|
|TOT Qualifier||12,13,14,15,16,17,18 Purple|
|Cross Court:||13,14,15,16,17,18 Purple - 15,14,13,12 Gray|
|Lone Star:||13,14,15,16,17,18 Purple|
|Out of State Qualifier||15,16,17,18 Purple|
|Regionals||All Purple and Gray Teams|
|Local 1 Day Events||All Local Teams|