What kind of organization is SoCal Volleyball
Club? SoCal VBC is owned and operated by SoCal Athletics,
Inc. a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. SoCal prides itself on
being a non-profit organization to do the community service work
that it engages in in North County. SoCal Athletics has renovated
fields, donated to community colleges, donated equipment to city
programs as well as supported student athletes in their programs.
What organization do you play in? The Southern California
Volleyball Association (SCVA) is a non-profit organization
affiliated with USA Volleyball - the national governing body for
amateur volleyball. The primary objective of the SCVA is to furnish
an opportunity for volleyball players to participate in an
organized schedule of tournament play.
When and where will we compete? The season of
organized play for Junior Girls is held from November through June.
SoCal Travel teams will play 9 regular season tournaments and
attend a week-long season-ending tournament. Additionally, the
travel teams will attempt to qualify for the Junior Olympics and
17s and 18s will attend the college showcase tournament in Las
Vegas and an invitational in Phoenix, Arizona. Local teams play a
slightly less strenuous schedule than our travel teams with all
tournaments played in San Diego; typically in Poway. Formats of
each tournament are usually pool play to insure teams the most
playing time in the tournament.
When and where will we practice? The club bases itself out
of the SoCal Athletics Center at 1482 La Mirada Drive, San Marcos,
CA in North County. The 20,000 square foot facility has 4
volleyball courts. The facility is near the exit of 78 and Las
Posas. Practice schedules differ by age group and competitive level
but travel teams can expect to train 4-6 hours each week, including
strength and conditioning and sports psychology. Local teams will
train 2-3 hours per week and have monthly introductions to strength
and conditioning and sports psychology. SoCal is committed to
training teams near the communities in which our players live and
go to school. It’s a fundamental belief that the program needs to
be community based in support and venues.
What age group should I play in? USA Volleyball,
the governing body in volleyball, has set out age definitions for
each division. Click here to find out where you fit in.
How many teams will SoCal keep, and how many players on a
team? SoCal does its best never to turn players away. The
club provides numerous options to best address the ability of each
individual player. Each team will be comprised of between 10 and 12
To receive assistance with questions not listed above, call us
anytime at (760) 477-7547 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.