Boston VB Festival General Tournament Information

Each year we work to improve our teams' and attendees' experience at the Boston Volleyball Festival from the previous year's tournament. Our first priority is ALWAYS the safety of our attendees and participants! With the recent uptick in incidents at large-scale events nationwide, we are implementing increased security measures.

In cooperation with BCEC Security, to enhance your safety & experience, all attendees and
event participants will be subject to security screenings and bag checks at all entry points. 

For more information about our new security enhancements & prohibited items (including outside food & drink), click the button below:

2021 Bid Information:

  • 3 bids for Girls 18 OPEN DIVISION
  • 3 bids for Girls 18 USA DIVISION
  • 1 bid for Girls 18 AMERICAN DIVISION

18s Qualifier Information:

You can find more information here.

IMPORTANT: Foreign teams are not eligible to participate in the 18 Open, 18 USA and 18 American divisions at the Boston Volleyball Festival, but they are eligible to enter 18 Club.

Team Entry Fees:

**2020-2021 Entry Fee Prices will be announced at a later date. For all Junior Divisions, ​​entry fees can be refunded up to 45 days prior to the first date of tournament play. 

​Junior Girls:

  • $375 for 12 USA (2-Day Division)
  • $450 for 13 USA (2-Day Division)
  • $675 for 14 Club & 14 USA
  • $695 for all other divisions

​Junior Boys:

  • $500 for 15 Club
  • $695 for all other divisions

Adult Men and Women: 

Age Divisions & Levels of Play:​

All divisions will play on Sunday at the Boston Volleyball Festival. Please note that no matches will be scheduled to begin later than 8:30PM on Friday!

Boston Weekend #1 (Feb. 26-28, 2021):
- 18's, 17's, 16 USA/Open, 15 Open
BOYS - 18 Open/Club, 17 Club

Boston Weekend #2 (Mar. 5-7, 2021):
- 16 Club, 15 USA/Club, 14's, 13's, 12's
BOYS - 16 Club, 15 Club

Note: Foreign teams are NOT eligible to particiate in any USAV Bid Division (GIRLS 18 Open, 18 USA, 18 American) at the Boston Volleyball Festival. Click here for more info!

  • Highest - Open Division
  • Second  - USA Division
  • Third - American Division
  • Fourth - Club Division

IMPORTANT: Not all levels of play will be offered for all divisions. Divisions must have at least 8 teams entered or divisions may be combined! 

Division Formats:

1. All 2-Day Divisions will have formats designed to guarantee each team at least 5 matches or the equivalent number of sets in each division.

2. All 3-Day Divisions will have formats designed to guarantee each team at least 7 matches or the equivalent number of sets in each division.

ATTENTION: All teams will compete on Sunday.

Our MANDATORY Online Team Check-In Process (READ ALL DETAILS BELOW):

  • SportWrench Online Team Check-In will open approximately 1 week prior to the event! If this mandatory requirement is not met, a $250 fine per team will be assessed and due on site before play can begin for penalized team(s).
  • COACHES OR CLUB DIRECTORS MUST complete Online Team Check-In for their teams prior to tournament play. Paper rosters will not be accepted.
  • Upon completion of Online Team Check-In, each coach assigned as a "Primary" staff member will receive a unique QR code pass via text & email for entry into the event!
  • There is a MAXIMUM of 3 “Primary” staff members per team. Any additional members will have to purchase passes online for entry into the event!
  • To gain entry into the venue(s) AT ANY TIME, each Primary staff member will need to present their QR code pass (can be printed or on a mobile device) with their corresponding photo ID at entry.
  • Athletes will need to show their jersey to gain entrance to the venue(s)!
    • If you have any athletes that are 18 years old BEFORE or DURING the event, they must have SafeSport training to be eligible to play and for the team roster to be valid for check-in.
  • Additionally, all team bench personnel (Coaches, Asst. Coaches, Team Rep/Mgrs) MUST have...
    • a current Membership
    • a current Background Check
    • IMPACT Coaching Certification
    • SafeSport Training

IMPORTANT: We do NOT offer or accept ONSITE team check-in.

If you miss the mandatory Online Team Check-In deadline, please contact Jenn Wood at!

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