When was WVC established?
WVC was established in 1979 as an adult volleyball league.
When do you practice?
Grassroots: One to two times per week from December through the end of April.
Ages 12’s-18’s: Two to Three times per week from December through May (American Teams) or December through June (National Teams). The days of the week will vary.
Where do you practice?
Practices are held at multiple locations across the Williamsburg/James City County area to include: Jamestown High School, Lafayette High School, James City Rec Center.
How do I sign-up?
Go to the “Tryouts” section of our website. All players are chosen based on performance at tryouts.
If I make a team, what are the costs?
The team fees are determined by how many and which tournaments your coach chooses for the team to attend.
All team fees Includes: Tryouts, Practices, Coaches Salaries and Expenses for Practices and All Tournaments, Equipment (Volleyballs, Courts, Nets, Practice Equipment, etc.), Overhead Costs (Administration, Websites, Insurance, Accounting), VolleyRecruits.com for National teams, etc.
Additional costs include: Uniforms*, USAV Membership ($50/player annually through ODR), AAU Membership $16 (annual), Individual Player's Travel Expenses, Possible Extra Tournaments and Other Optional Team Expenses. Some teams may choose to do fundraisers during the season to help offset the costs.
The chart below is an estimate of what the individual fees could be for the season.
*Annual fees vary based on the tournament schedule and number of players per team therefore we’ve given a range of the fee as a guideline.
What are the uniform requirements, and are they included in the annual fees?
Below is a list of the requirements for uniforms. At this time, uniforms are not included in the annual fee as they are purchased separately per family. (Please note: Prices below reflect 2015/2016 prices, prices may vary from year to year).
I need work on my skills, can you help?
We run specialty clinics throughout the travel season as needed.
How far do you travel and when?
American teams play in tournaments usually within a 75 mile radius. National teams travel farther which can include Georgia, Pennsylvania, DC, Maryland, North Carolina, Kentucky, Orlando, etc.
Tournaments are held on Saturdays and/or Sundays (and sometimes Fridays or Mondays of a holiday weekend for 3-day tournaments). AAU National Championships (attended by our National teams) is a 4-5 day tournament in late June after school’s out.
How do I stay informed on updates regarding WVC and/or my team?
Create an account with Sport Ngin to stay up to date on WVC news throughout the season. Emails regarding the club will be sent as needed to all members on SportNgin. You can also download the SportNgin App to on your phone and receive instant notifications on any updates & posts regarding your team.
Am I required to work the Rumble Tournament?
Due to the magnitude of WVC's Revolutionary Rumble Tournament, it is required that all families volunteer time throughout the weekend. This tournament is a 2 day tournament hosting 180+ Teams across 18+ sites and 32+ Courts. We need all families’ participation in setup, tear-down and selling of concessions and t-shirts at your team’s assigned location(s). An average of 4-8 total working hours per family is required during the tournament. This tournament is usually held around the 3rd weekend in April each year.
Does WVC hold a monthly board meeting?
Yes, WVC holds a publicly open board meeting monthly. For dates, times and locations, please click here for the Calendar.