Sat Oct 14, 2023
The RMR Boys Division set new records for number of teams and for size of event this weekend, with a 50-team field RMR Boys (15+) Power-1 at the Future Legends Dome in Windsor CO.
Front Range 18-1 and five other "division champions" took home RMR pins in celebration of their victories. Congratulations to everyone... and WAY TO GO GUYS! The growth of your sport is amazing!
Officiating Zoom: For Players and Coaches to review before Saturday!
Click HERE to watch the zoom-clinic!
After you watch the zoom, if you also watch the modules and take the quizzes that have been placed into your Sports Engine Profile ACADEMY ENROLLMENTS then you're certified as a "Team Official" for 23-24!
Here's some exciting news, from USAV!
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 13, 2023)
The 2023 USA Volleyball Mountain Classic Boys Junior National Qualifier will be hosted in Denver, Colorado, on December 1-3 at the Colorado Convention Center. The 2022 Mountain Classic made its successful debut in Salt Lake City.
“We are excited to bring the 2023 Mountain Classic to Denver,” said USA Volleyball President and CEO Jamie Davis. “Athletes and their families will experience fantastic competition on the court as they pursue a coveted bid to the 2024 USA Volleyball Boys Junior National Championship. The area is filled with great sports and entertainment attractions for families to enjoy and is a short drive to Colorado Springs – home to USA Volleyball and the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee. Thank you to the Denver Sports Commission for its partnership and support.”
Registration information will be announced soon.
“Denver has always been a hub for high-level volleyball, and we’re looking forward to welcoming all of the young players and their families to The Mile High City for this elite competition,” said Matthew Payne, executive director of the Denver Sports Commission. “As a premier sports destination, we have a longstanding relationship with USA Volleyball, and we are always happy to partner with them in support of these top-tier sporting events.”
The 2023 Mountain Classic will be a qualifier towards the 2024 Boys Junior National Championship on June 26-July 3 in Dallas, Texas.
To view all upcoming boys junior national qualifiers, visit USAVolleyball.org.
... MORE VOLLEYBALL IN DENVER AND THE RMR!
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (January 23, 2023) – The Rocky Mountains will be alive with the sound of volleyball in 2025 when Denver hosts the USA Volleyball Open National Championship on May 23-28 at the Colorado Convention Center.
The Open National Championship is the longest-running volleyball tournament in the United States and features women’s and men’s teams with players ages 18 to 80.
The field will include teams comprised of former USA Volleyball national team players and national team development program (NTDP) athletes.
“We are happy to be bringing the 2025 USA Volleyball Open National Championship to the Mile High City of Denver,” said USA Volleyball President and CEO Jamie Davis. “The Open Championship provides adult teams at every level a chance to compete against others from both foreign and domestic. This tournament epitomizes the essence of USAV and shows that volleyball is truly a sport for life. We thank the Denver Sports Commission for all its support.”
In addition, USA Volleyball will celebrate volleyball leaders and stars at its Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony ahead of the 2025 tournament.
U.S. Center for SafeSport
The U.S. Olympic Committee announced the members of the Board of Directors. I have included a link to the press release below. I hope to have more updates for you soon. Thank you for your continued support of the USA Volleyball SafeSport Program.
USA Volleyball is required on an annual basis to communicate with all adult members the Minor Athlete Abuse Prevention Policy (MAAPP) and How to Report misconduct mechanisms. The Center created a shortened version of the MAAPP called MAAPP at a Glance which captures the key components of the MAAPP. If you wish to read the full MAAPP, please click on the second link below.
All adult participants of USA Volleyball are mandatory reporters of abuse.
The U.S. Center for SafeSport has exclusive jurisdiction over allegations of Sexual Misconduct. To report sexual misconduct, please click the following link to report directly to the U.S. Center for SafeSport
To report any other form of Misconduct including Physical and Emotional misconduct (such as bullying, hazing harassment), retaliation, violations of the MAAPP, or any other violations of the SafeSport Code, you may file a concern with USA Volleyball at the following link:
In addition, the U.S. center for SafeSport offers SafeSport training for parents and minor athletes free of charge. These courses can be taken at the link below:
This page offes guidance regarding SafeSport issues and how to report. It also offers a "REPORT A CONCERN" link, as well as a REPORT phone number.
Have questions about Safesport and the types of concerns that are addressed by the Safesport program? The HelpLine link above, or the phone number below, give you access to safeSport resources. These tools can guide you if you have a concern that may merit being reported.
Phone: 866-200-0796 (open 24 hours
The safety of its participants is of paramount importance to USA Volleyball. USA Volleyball has ZERO TOLERANCE for abuse and misconduct.
This includes not only on-court safety, but also off-court safety in any part of USA Volleyball’s programs. USA Volleyball is committed to creating safe and fun environments for youth. This includes, but not limited to, providing training, educational materials and resources for our regions, clubs, coaches, parents and athletes.
For questions about the Safesport program and its implementation in the Rocky Mountain Region, please contact Executive Director Keith Murlless. (firstname.lastname@example.org)
This "safesportquestions" email address is for program inquiries; it is not the emergency reporting line To make a report, contact local authorities and Safesport directly, at the contact points posted above.