JVA World Challenge

presented by Mizuno USA

April 5-7, 2019. Louisville, Kentucky.


The JVA World Challenge is a 3 day event run by the JVA at the Kentucky Exposition Center. This is a midyear championship that awards the 1st and 2nd place teams in each division with a paid entry to the AAU National Championships in Orlando, Florida! The JVA World Challenge is an AAU sanctioned event and participants need to be members of AAU.

The age divisions are for all girls 18 & under. Each age division is broken into 2 or 3 competition divisions: Open, Premier, & Club. 840 of the top teams from across the country compete in this highly recruited midyear event year after year, making it the best midyear championship event. 

"We always like playing in JVA Worlds. You guys run the best tournament of all the National Tournaments we play in. Keep up the fantastic job and see you next year."
~Tommy Thomas. Coastal Hampton Roads Director


Registration is open on AES

$695/Team - JVA member
$740/Team - Non JVA member

Register Your Teams


ConferenceDirect is the official housing partner of JVA. They have arranged a variety of hotel options for teams and their families. Teams will be allowed to book rooms once entries have been paid.

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Live Coverage

FloVolleyball will bring live coverage of the JVA World Challenge. View archived matches on FloVolleyball.tv, Roku & Apple TV 4.

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Mizuno USA

Our passion for volleyball is rooted in your journey to reach beyond limits you never thought possible. Mizuno Volleyball - Here from the start. Here to stay.

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Event Information

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

RSVP on FaceBook Event Page for deals and updates!

One of the most highly recruited events of the year. View list of colleges that attended in 2018 HERE. (List only includes coaches registered on University Athlete) 

Tournament Book


To avoid lines on tournament start date, we encourage purchasing admission tickets online in advance! These tickets will be waiting for your team representative at team check-in the night before the event from 5-9pm.
**There is a processing fee when you preorder online**

Adult: $15/1-Day Event pass; $25/Weekend Event Pass
Child: $10/1-Day Event Pass; $15/Weekend Event Pass

Pre-Purchase Tickets

Free Mental Toughness Workshops

It's a Mental Thing: Keys to Volleyball Players Maximizing Their Potential
Gregory Dale, PhD, Professor of Sport Psychology and Sport Ethics at Duke University, will provide interactive and engaging workshops for all coaches, parents and athletes on Saturday, April 7th. Workshop is intended for players ages 12 and older. RSVP to reserve your spot.

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Unsigned Showcase

NEW! StreamSports will be filming every court at the 2018 Unsigned Showcases. The footage is available to all college coaches for FREE, and each participant will receive a FREE player profile on StreamSports.

The showcase will be run by Mike Lingenfelter of Munciana Volleyball. 

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Participate in the Dig Pink® Dig-A-Thon

The JVA World Challenge is proud to be an official Dig Pink® Dig-A-Thon location in support of The Side-Out Foundation's stage IV breast cancer research. The Dig-A-Thon is a season-long initiative uniting volleyball teams to accomplish 150,000 digs in honor of the 150,000 individuals living with stage IV breast cancer.

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Download the Event App

The free JVA Dig It App will ensure that you have easy access to the schedule/results, local deals, coupons and promotions, contest details and push notifications.

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Coaches Lounge

The TeamSnap Coaches Lounge will have light refreshments and snacks for all coaches and club directors throughout the weekend courtesy of TeamSnap. Located in E4.

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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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Team Edition

NCSA Team Edition provides all of the tools for both coaches and athletes so they can work better together on creating the right college opportunities. All JVA Member clubs receive exclusive, FREE access to start an account.

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Become a Side-Out Ambassador

JVA leaders can become Side-Out Ambassadors and have the opportunity to be nationally-recognized at the AVCA convention held in conjunction with the NCAA Volleyball Championship as a Side-Out/JVA National Dig Pink Award winner!

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Ultra Ankle

Ultra Ankle® – The Official Ankle Brace of the JVA! Stop by our booth or visit us online at ultraankle.com.

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Operation Christmas Child

Through the simple act of filling a shoebox, each team can make a tangible difference in the life of a child halfway around the world. Anyone can participate and bring joy to a child facing difficult circumstances. There will be a table at Team Check-in to turn in the boxes.

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Hide and Seek Contest

Find a hidden mini Jinx Jaguar during the event and get a prize! There are several jaguars hidden around the vendor showcase and inside the convention hall. They are all visible to the eye so no need to dig around. If you find one, bring it to the JVA Tent between Courts 68-70.

Exhibitor Info

Interested in renting an exhibitor booth at World Challenge? Click below to learn how!

Exhibitor Kit

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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