JVA Buckeye Battle

March 24-25, 2018. Cincinnati, Ohio.


The JVA Buckeye Battle is a two day event run by the JVA. This is an AAU sanctioned event and participants need to be members of AAU.

Girls 12U-18U
Open and Club Divisions

The event will bring in 200 teams from the Midwest, Mideast and Mid-South. We insure a high quality event, and a great experience for the participants. The JVA Buckeye Battle will take place at the Duke Energy Center in downtown Cincinnati, Ohio conveniently near several hotels, restaurants, local attractions and 15 minutes from the airport.


This event is sold out.
Playing Waves:

AM Wave: 18's, 16O/C, 14O/C, 12C
PM Wave: 17's, 15O/C, 13O/C, 12O

The schedule will be poted by Monday, March 19th.



Teams will not be allowed to book rooms until entries have been paid.  If you are looking to create a block of rooms for your team/club, first contact Jessica Lykins at 513-632-5383 or JLykins@cincyusa.com. She will provide you with an Access Code to be used at the link provided.

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Lucky Dog Volleyball

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Avoid the long lines and purchase admission tickets in advance. Pre-admission tickets can be picked up during team check-in by a team representative.

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Event Information

The tournament book includes all the important information you need to know about the event.

RSVP on the FaceBook Event Page for important event updates and info.

Click here to view the Exhibitor Kit.

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Live Coverage

FloVolleyball brings live coverage of JVA Buckeye Battle. Catch the action on FloVolleyball.tv, Roku & Apple TV 4

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Event Merchandise

Official event merchandise for all JVA tournaments including a full line of JVA branded apparel and collectibles. T-shirts, sweatshirts, sweatpants, etc.

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Team Photo

Bring your full team with jerseys to the Harbor Co. Photography booth after your first match to get your team photo taken with no hassle.

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Travel to and from Cincinnati

The Air Travel Group, the Official Travel Partner of the JVA, makes taking your team on the road easy. Contact our Sports Travel Specialists for a free, no obligation quote.

sports@theairtravelgroup.com or 407.362.1867

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JVA SummerFest

June 2-3, 2018
Columbus, Ohio
This event features 400 teams and is the perfect season-ending event or tune-up for Nationals.

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JVA Dig It App

The JVA Dig It App has all the important event information, updates and local deals so download the free interactive app today!

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Tournament Contact

This event is run by the JVA. For questions about this event contact JVA Director of Events Steve Bailey

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Molten is proud to be the official volleyball of the JVA. Join Molten at moltenusa.com and on social media.

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Ohio Concussion Requirements

The state of Ohio requires that all coaches and officials must show proof of having completed an approved training course prior to working at competitions. JVA is requiring that all coaches working at JVA Rock n Rumble complete a free 30 minute online training course and show their certificate of completion at team check-in. Click below for a free online training course.

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