Foreign Team Participation

FOREIGN TEAMS ELIGIBLE TO PARTICIPATE:

All Foreign Teams are eligible to participate in National Junior Competitions sanctioned by USAV in any non-bid qualification division. For additional details on Foreign Team or Foreign Individual participation, please refer to the USAV web site.  **Foreign teams are not eligible to participate in the 18 Open and 18 USA divisions at the Mizuno Boston Volleyball Festival.**

REQUIREMENTS FOR FOREIGN TEAMS TO REGISTER FOR AN EVENT:

A Foreign Team (registered with its National Volleyball Federation) may participate if it duly applies for and is accepted in compliance with the event's regulations, submits the team entry fee and
• Is not representing its country in an official capacity, and
• The federation of origin grants permission for participation in the form of a letter of good standing, and
• Fills out the Foreign Team Participant Registration Form, and
• Purchases foreign participant insurance, which will be provided by USA Volleyball for $100 US dollars. The expense shall be added to the entry fee.

For more information on the Summary of Coverage, click here.

-A waiver to the foreign participant insurance fee shall be granted to Canadians who provide written proof of 24-hour health coverage valid in the United States.

REQUIREMENTS FOR INDIVIDUALS ON A FOREIGN TEAM:

Each member of a Foreign Team shall have in his/her possession(s), and shall have previously filed with the Event Director, the following documents:
• Photo identification (Driver's license, passport or comparable government issued document); and
• A signed copy of the USA Volleyball Code of Conduct and Waiver and Release of Liability (provided on page 2 of the Foreign Participant Registration form)., and
• Copy of birth certificate or Government Issue Identification with birth date; and
• USA Volleyball's Consent for Medical Treatment & Release form, signed by the player's parent or legal guardian.
   For events held in the state of Florida, you will need to fill out the Medical Release and Liability form WITH NOTARY.

LIST OF FORMS TO BRING WITH YOU TO TEAM CHECK-IN:

Required Individual Forms
• Players and Staff: Foreign Participant Registration Form, which includes the Code of Conduct on page 2
• Players and Staff: Copy of photo ID (i.e. Passport)
• Players Only: Medical Release and Liability Form (without notary unless the event is held in Florida).
  For events held in the state of Florida, you will need to fill out the Medical Release and Liability form WITH NOTARY.
• Players Only: Copy of Birth Certificate (note, a passport will also fill this requirement)

Required Team Forms/Fees
• Entry Form
Foreign Summary Team Participation Form
• $100 US Dollars for Insurance 
• A letter of good standing from their volleyball federation