2020 USA Women’s Junior

Update May 20, 2020: The Women's Junior National Training Program has been canceled.

National Age Group Programs Born in 2002 and 2003

2020 U.S. Women’s Junior National Team

The U.S. Women’s Junior National Team is the highest-level competition team for the Junior age group and will represent the United States at the 2020 NORCECA U20 Continental Championships. 12 athletes will be selected to travel to Canada for training and competition. We ask that athletes who would like to be considered for this opportunity tryout by the end of March. If you have obstacles preventing you from trying out by that time, please contact indoorhp@usav.org.

USA Volleyball covers all associated costs for this program including travel to and from training and competition, meals, lodging, and gear. Additional details will be provided to those selected individuals along with their initial invitations.


TRAINING DATES:
 TBD

TRAINING LOCATION: TBD, Canada

COMPETITION DATES:
 TBD - 2020 NORCECA Continental Championships have been postponed

COMPETITION: 2020 NORCECA Continental Championships

COMPETITION LOCATION:
 TBD - 2020 NORCECA Continental Championships have been postponed

COST: USA Volleyball covers all costs

2020 U.S. Women’s Junior National Training Team

The U.S. Women’s Junior National Team is the highest-level of programming for the Junior age group. 20-24 athletes will work with the Women’s Junior National Team staff to prepare for the 2021 competition year. USA Volleyball covers all associated costs for this program including travel to and from training and competition, meals, lodging, and gear. Additional details will be provided to those selected individuals along with their initial invitations. Athletes may attend any USA Volleyball High Performance Tryout to be considered for this opportunity.

TRAINING DATES:
  July 4-10, 2020

TRAINING LOCATION: U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Training Center - Colorado Springs, CO

COST: 
USA Volleyball covers all costs

 

USA Women’s Junior A1 National Training Team Program

The Junior A1 Program is the National Training Team Program for USA Volleyball in the Junior age group. Participating athletes train as a group for 5 days before splitting into ability-tiered teams of 12 for the USA High Performance Championships immediately following training. 24 athletes will work with some of the top High Performance Pipeline Coaches in the country to prepare for the 2021 competition year. Training features an intense international skill and system focus, including hands-on opponent scouting training. Teams are selected based on athlete performance during training. Athletes may attend any USA Volleyball High Performance Tryout to be considered for this opportunity.

USA High Performance Championships is an international tournament annually hosted by USA Volleyball that features international teams from a myriad of countries as well as Region High Performance teams from all over the United States. In past years, teams have come from Canada, Chile, China, Dominican Republic, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, and Puerto Rico. USA HP Championships is frequented by many college coaches across the country including the staff in the A1 Program, Continental Team Programs, and Region HP Programs, and by unaffiliated collegiate coaches attending to actively recruit at the tournament.

2020 USA Volleyball High Performance Championships

DATES: July 17-27, 2020 (11 days, 10 nights)

LOCATION: Pittsburgh, PA
COST: $1,450

LODGING: All USA Teams will reside at a local USAV-provided hotel for the duration of the event. All athletes will be placed in rooms with other athletes but will be provided with their own bed. Roommate requests are not permitted.

MEALS: Meals are provided for the duration of the training period. Breakfasts are provided throughout the entire stay and are included in the cost of the program. The program cost does not cover lunches and dinners during the five-day competition period (estimated at $150). The team will eat as a group, but each athlete will be responsible for their own food expenses (lunch and dinner during five days of competition).

TRAVEL: Designated airport:  Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT). Athletes who are not traveling with a parent or guardian must arrive at the designated airport between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. on the first day of the program. Flights should be scheduled to depart prior to noon on the final day of the program to utilize the included HP staff-escorted ground transportation to and from the airport.

PARENTS & FAMILIES:
 Once the athletes check in to the program they will be under the supervision of HP staff for the duration of the program. All training sessions are open to view, and parents are welcome to attend the tournament as spectators.