AAU Volleyball is pleased to announce the addition of an International Division to the 2014 AAU Girls’ Junior National Volleyball Championships in Orlando, FL. Approximately eight teams from throughout the world including Europe, Asia, Central America and South America are expected to participate.
“The International Division will provide AAU participants with an amazing opportunity to see some of the top junior teams in the world compete. This experience will add a new and exciting element to the AAU Championships,” stated Dr. Roger J. Goudy, AAU National Volleyball Chair. “We are thrilled to add these high caliber teams to the event.”
The AAU Volleyball program conducts the AAU Junior National Volleyball Championships annually at ESPN Wide World of Sports and Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL. With over 1,900 teams, the event has been recognized by Guinness World Records as the largest volleyball tournament in the world. From June 17-24, 2014, a total of 29 divisions from ages 10 to 18 will be contested during the Championships.
The International Division will take place on June 17-20, 2014. The winner of this division will play the 18 Open National Champion, the top team from the United States. This match-up of the best team from the USA versus the best international team will take place on June 20, 2014.
Prior to the start of the Championships, other top 18 Open teams will have the opportunity to play the international teams in practice matches. In addition to the International Division, other international teams are expected to compete in this summer’s AAU Championships within the 14 to 17 age divisions including teams from Finland, Colombia, Canada and St. Thomas.
For more information on the AAU Volleyball program and the AAU Junior National Volleyball Championships, please visit www.aauvolleyball.org.
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