National U15 Championships
The U15 National Championships offers competition to all affiliated schools and clubs with junior sections. Over the years the U15 National Championships has proven to be one of great sportsmanship alongside a high standard of junior volleyball which is seen year on year at the Finals.
The 2016-17 U15 National Championships will look to build on the success of last years competition. Teams from the 9 regions will compete in a local competiton within their resepctive region. The winners will then progress to the divisional rounds which are set to be played at central venues within each of the 3 divisions (North, Central, South). The winners of the divisonal rounds will compete in the National Finals at the Netball Badminton Centre, Loughborough University across the weekend of the 13th/14th May 2017.
Monday 9th January 2017
U15 on 1st September 2016
Venues & Format
Regional Round; hosted by competing teams, 1 round per region
Divisional Round; hosted at 1 central venue per division
Finals; Netball Badminton Centre Loughborough University
Regional & Divisional Round; it's the responsibility of the participating teams to officiate and provide officials.
Finals; the Competitions Commission shall provide 1st referees and endeavour to provide 2nd referees. Where 2nd referees cannot be obtained, teams will be expected to officiate in neutral matches
-All teams that reach the Divisional Round of the Competition must affiliate (or be affiliated) to Volleyball England
-Schools or junior clubs may enter one or more teams in each competition
-Teams must be willing to HELP or HOST a Regional round if required
-Teams will be notified ASAP after the entry deadline if they're required to host
-Teams withdrawing from the competition may be liable to a fine
-Individual Schools and Colleges who reach the Divisional Round must either be coached by a member of the P.E Staff from the school or college or by a qualified coach who is registered with Volleyball England. All coaching staff must be DBS checked.
Please contact the Competitions Team via email or at 01509 227722