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Johnston VBC won FOUR Iowa Region Volleyball Awards  in 2016!

Outstanding Junior Boys Program Award
Outstanding Junior Program Award
Sarah Myres - Junior Female Coach Award
Rick Roquet - Junior Male Coach Award

We are very PROUD of our athletes, coaches, and parents who make this a successful club year after year!

CLUB INFORMATION

JVBC is a non‐profit organization that provides youth opportunities to develop and improve their volleyball skills in a competitive environment. The focus is to gain knowledge, improve skills, promote sportsmanship, and have fun all while working together as a team to accomplish goals.

JVBC was established in 2000 as a feeder program to the Johnston Community Schools.  Since that time, JVBC has strived to become a competitive club in the state.  All teams are formed using competitive tryouts each fall. JVBC attempts to field two teams at each age group.  If there is coach availability, a National team and a Regional team will be formed.

Team Levels:  National and Regional
National level teams compete in at least one National Qualifier tournament, where they compete against teams from across the country.  The remainder of their tournaments are within Iowa or surrounding states.  Regional teams typically compete in tournaments within Iowa.  Both teams also may play in the Regional tournament at the end of the USA season. All tournaments are typically one or two days and are held on either Saturdays or Sundays.  National Qualifiers are three days of play.

Johnston Tryout Information - Register online:  https://register.johnstonvbc.com/pages/events 
Dates/Ages/Times: 
•    October 21st and 28th:  12U‐14U girls
•    November 4th and 11th: 15U‐18U girls and boys
•    All tryouts are from 1:00 ‐ 3:00pm.
•    Registration begins at 12:30pm. Visit johnstonvbc.com for online registration.
•    Location: Johnston Middle School (former high school)
•    Cost: $25/player online or $35 at the door— includes one or more tryouts.

Parent Checklist and Tryout Information – Iowa Region:
http://www.iavbreg.org/ESW/Files/Tryout-_2017-18_Season_Parent.pdf

2017‐2018 Age Definitions:
http://www.iavbreg.org/ESW/Files/Juniors_Age_Definitions_17-18.pdf

2018 Regional Dates:
March 10-11: 16 Qualifying, 17 Qualifying, 18 Qualifying
March 24-25: 13 Qualifying, 14 Qualifying, 15 Qualifying, 16 Gold/Silver, 17 Non-Qualifying, 18 Non-Qualifying, Boys
April 7-8: 13 Gold/Silver, 14 Gold/Silver, 15 Gold/Silver




Season Information:
Our USA season starts with two practices a week in December, and tournaments run January through April.  Tournaments are held across the United States, however, JVBC generally attends a majority of tournaments within Iowa and a few tournaments in  surrounding states.  Each head coach will decide which tournaments they will attend depending upon schedule conflicts.  Tournaments fill up quickly, so a tentative schedule will be available in early December.   

Costs: National Teams: $1000
            Regional Teams: $600
            Regional 12U: $300 (metro league only)
            Boys: $700
Fees cover two jerseys, one pair of shorts, a referee and score clinic, tournament entry fees, and coaching fees.  Players can purchase apparel at an additional cost. All costs listed above are for the regular USA season.  Additional fees will be added if a team qualifies for Nationals.

Club Tournament:
Each year JVBC hosts a tournament called Spiketacular.  This tournament is a fundraiser for JVBC as well as an opportunity for the teams to play “at home”.  We will have two 2018 dates, in January and March.
 
Fundraising:  
Each year JVBC players are asked to participate in a fundraising event to help keep the club costs to a minimum.

Questions:  
Contact:  director@johnstonvbc.com    




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