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What to Bring to Tryouts

We are looking forward to seeing you at tryouts! Please bring the liability waiver and a non-refundable $30 tryout fee. Checks should be made out to NVC. Players will not be allowed to tryout without: 1) online registration complete; 2) $30 tryout fee; and 3) signed liability waiver.  Please also bring clean shoes to change into (do not wear into the school), knee pads, and water bottle.

2023 Winter Season

REGISTRATION IS OPEN! Register here.

 

Teams

NVC will field a maximum of 7 teams, based on the number of girls interested. Girls in 4th - 10th grade are eligible to tryout. Anticipated teams and season prices are as follows:

11s team: $450

12-1 and 12-2 teams: $500

14-1 and 14-2: $600

16-1 and 16-2: $650

Tryouts

11s/12s (4th - 6th grade): Tuesday, November 8. Check-in begins at 6 pm, tryouts are 6:30 - 8 at Northfield Middle School. **Must be registered by noon on November 8 in order to participate in tryouts.

14s/16s (7th - 10th grade): Tuesday, November 15. Check-in begins at 6 pm, tryouts 6:30 - 8 at Northfield Middle School. **Must be registered by noon on November 15 in order to participate in tryouts.

Please bring the liability waiver and a non-refundable $30 tryout fee. Checks should be made out to NVC. Players will not be allowed to tryout without: 1) online registration complete; 2) $30 tryout fee; and 3) signed liability waiver. Please also bring clean shoes to change into (do not wear into the school), knee pads, and water bottle.

Season Info

Teams will practice twice per week starting after Thanksgiving. Tournaments begin in mid-January. The season for 11s/12s goes through mid to late March; 14s/16s end in early April. 11s, 12, and 14s, take part in the Power League at the Midwest Volleyball Warehouse, as well as additional tournaments. 16s participate in local tournaments and play dates. Exact schedules cannot be determined until teams are formed; teams will be updated as to practice and playing schedule as soon as we can.

Power League Dates: 

Power League 12’s Division:  January 14, February 5, March 4, March 26

Power League 14’s Division: January 15, February 4, March 12, March 25

Youth Winter League (11s) : January 14, February 5, March 4, March 26

2022-2023 Winter Season Tryouts!

SAVE THE DATE!! NVC tryouts for our winter teams are set as follows:

Grades 4 - 6: Tuesday, November 8, 6:30-8, Northfield Middle School

Grades 7-10: Tuesday, November 15, 6:30-8, Northfield Middle School

Check-in begins at 6:15 pm. Preregistration required. Watch for updates to register!

2022 Fall Team First Practice Information!

 

2022 Fall Teams have been posted - congratulations to our players!

At the first practice, each player must bring the following:

1) Check for $300 made out to NVC;

2) Northern Lights Release of Liability;

3) JVA Medical Release Form;

4) Clean shoes (please wear other shoes in and out of the building);

5) Kneepads;

6) Water bottle.

If your daughter was not at tryouts and did not hand in the NVC release of liability, she will not be allowed to practice without turning in the form on the first day of practice. Additionally, if your daughter does not bring items 1-3 above to the first day of practice, she will not be allowed to practice.

First Practice: August 31, 6:30-8 at Northfield Middle School. Practices starting September 6 will be Tuesdays and Thursdays 6:30-8 at Northfield Middle School, with the last practice October 13.

Game dates: September 11, 18 25; October 2, 9, 16. Play begins as early as 7:30 am or as late as 7:30 pm and consists of two matches back to back. Exact times are generally posted the Tuesday prior to the game date, and will be posted as soon as we know the date. Parents will need to be prepared to assist with scoring (very simple tally sheet or scoreboard).

Game jerseys have been ordered. Girls should wear black spandex shorts or pants.

 

Fall Tryouts Coming Soon!

 

Fall tryouts will take place on Thursday August 18th at the Northfield Middle School gymnasium from 6-7:30pm.

We hope to field 2 - 3 teams at two age levels, depending on numbers and availability of coaches: 

12's (5th & 6th grade - could include 4th graders, depending on numbers)

14's (7th & 8th grade)

Teams will practice twice per week starting the last week of August. Games take place on Sundays at the Midwest Volleyball Warehouse in Burnsville.

Competition dates: September 11, 18 25; October 2, 9, 16. Play begins as early as 7:30 am or as late as 7:30 pm.

 

Registration opens on August 2 and closes at 4 p.m. ln August 18 (day of tryouts).

Please contact us with questions at northfieldvolleyball@gmail.com.

 

 

Team Pictures by Picture This

Team pictures have been scheduled for Tuesday, March 1st beginning promptly at 5:45pm at NMS (photos will be taken in the open space in the hallway near the entrance to the pool).  Below you'll find the order in which teams will be photographed.  Please be dressed in your jersey and ready to have your picture taken upon arrival.  Players will still have practice this evening as well.

Parents will be notified when the gallery is ready for viewing and are welcome to get in touch with Terriann anytime (see the viewing and ordering document below for more information).

Line-Up:

5:45pm - 12-1's

6:00pm - 12-2's

6:15pm - 12 Maroon

6:30pm - 14-2's

6:45pm - 14-1's

7:00pm - 16's

 

Players Fees

Each play date or tournament we enter has an associated fee. The fees range from $100-500 (that would be for 2-day tournaments). This is the largest expense for each team. We also pay our coaches for their time, and we try to do so with an eye to the “going rate” for the area to attract and keep quality coaches. Other expenses: insurance for each team, practice facility rental (yes, the school district charges us to use their facilities!), jerseys, equipment purchase/replacement, website maintenance (including Sports Engine), Secretary of State/tax expenses. The Northfield Volleyball Club is a non-profit organization. Please know that we do our best to use the funds wisely!

NEW BOARD MEMBERS WANTED!

We are seeking new board members for the 2021-2022 season. If you are interested, please contact us at northfieldvolleyball@gmail.com. 

Help Wanted!

Northfield Volleyball Club is looking for additional board members. Please connect with any board member to discuss. 

Snow Day Policy

In the event that the Northfield Schools must be closed due to inclement weather, all Northfield Volleyball Club practices will be cancelled for that evening.

Mission Statement

The Northfield Volleyball Club fosters the development, education, and participation of athletes 18 and under. NVC provides a supportive environment for coaches to instill the concept of team play and good sportsmanship under competitive conditions.