Foreign Team Information

Eligibility Details

Foreign Teams are eligible to participate in National Junior Competitions sanctioned by USAV in ANY NON-BID Qualification Division provided all Entry Requirements below have been met.

  • 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.

Registration/Entry Requirements:

Important First Step: Contact IMMEDIATELY to obtain your unique FJ Code -- REQUIRED for accurate event registration. If you ALREADY have one from a previous season, you MUST use the SAME FJ Code!

A Foreign Team (registered with its National Volleyball Federation) may participate if the team/club:

  • Pays Entry Fee
  • Is NOT representing its country in any official capacity
  • Complies with the Stay & Play housing policy (if applicable)
  • Meets USA Volleyball Junior Age Definitions for all event age requirements
    • They ARE different for USA Volleyball sanctioned events!
  • Submits ALL FORMS/LETTERS/INFORMATION to the event prior to the deadline listed for chosen event(s). You can view details below!
  • Purchases Insurance Coverage - $100 USD Cash PAID onsite**

**A waiver for the insurance fee can be granted to Canadian Teams ONLY who provide WRITTEN proof of 24-hour health coverage valid in the United States. For more information on the Summary of Coverage, please click here!

Required Documents & Information:

The following documents & information MUST BE provided, as requested electronically, before the event Team Roster Registration deadline. Email communication with deadline dates will be provided 1 month prior to the event start date to the contact listed for the Club in SportWrench!

  • Required Team Forms & Information:
    1. ​​Provide a copy of Letter of Good Standing from Team Federation (One Per TEAM/CLUB)
    2. Complete Foreign Tournament Registration Summary Form
    3. Complete Foreign Team Tournament Registration Form (One per TEAM)

  • Required Coaching Forms & Information:
    1. Complete & sign Foreign Participant Registration Form (One per Certified Bench Personnel)
      • IMPORTANT: ALL bench personnel MUST HAVE Coaching Certifications!
    2. Provide copy of Coaching Certification from Federation

  • Required Player Forms & Information:
    1. Complete & sign Foreign Participant Registration Form (One per Player)
    2. Complete & sign Medical Release & Liability Form:
      • CLICK HERE for FLORIDA Events (MUST be NOTARIZED & signed)
      • CLICK HERE for ALL OTHER Events (notary not required)
    3. Provide copy of government issued Photo Identification (ex: Passport, Driver's License, or Birth Certificate)

  • Required Team Rosters & Information:
    1. Event rosters are due one week before the event start date. An email with more instructions will be sent to the contact listed on SportWrench!