2017 Nationals


Registration Stay to Play Travel Rules & Policies Social Media
Halifax, NS, May 11-14  
Canada Games Centre  
Ottawa, ON, May 4-7
Carleton University - Raven's Nest & Fieldhouse
Abbotsford, BC, May 11-14
TRADEX - Fraser Valley
Trade and Convention Centre
Waterloo, ON, May 11-14
RIM Park
Regina, SK, May 19-22
Evraz Place
Waterloo, ON, May 4-7
RIM Park
Calgary, AB, May 19-22
Olympic Oval - University of Calgary 

Edmonton, AB, May 4-7
Saville Centre - University of Alberta
Saskatoon, SK, May 11-14
Henk Ryus Soccer Centre


Team photo upload! Click HERE to submit your team photo or club logo for the 2017 Nationals Program. The photo submission deadline is the same as the roster lock date listed below for each event. Make sure to get your photo in ASAP in order to be included in the event program! 


How do I edit a roster?

All registrations can be completed on the Volleyball Registration System. Visit www.register.volleyball.ca under the 'Youth Competitions' section to find the registration forms when they become available.

Age Class Date Location  Venue Price  Registration/ Accommodation Opening Date Roster Lock/ Registration Close
14U Atlantic May 11-14, 2017 Halifax, NS Canada Games Centre $925 Tues, January 10th, 2017 at 12PM EST Tues April 4th, 2017 at 11:59pm EST
14U East May 4-7, 2017 Ottawa, ON Carleton University $925 Tues, January 10th, 2017 at 12PM EST Tues March 28th, 2017 at 11:59pm EST
14U West May 11-14, 2017 Abbotsford, BC TRADEX - Fraser Valley Convention Centre $925 Tues, January 10th, 2017 at 12PM EST Tues April 4th, 2017 at 11:59pm EST
15U East May 11-14, 2017 Waterloo, ON RIM Park $1050 Thur, January 12th, 2017 at 12PM EST Tues April 4th, 2017 at 11:59pm EST
15U West May 19-22, 2017 Regina, SK Evraz Place $1050 Thur, January 12th, 2016 at 12PM EST Tues April 11th, 2017 at 11:59pm EST
16U East May 4-7, 2017 Waterloo, ON RIM Park $1050 Tues, January 17th, 2017 at 12PM EST Tues March 28th, 2017 at 11:59pm EST
16U West May 19-22, 2017 Calgary, AB University of Calgary (Olympic Oval) $1050 Tues, January 17th, 2017 at 12PM EST Tues April 11th, 2017 at 11:59pm EST
17&18U Girls May 4-7, 2017 Edmonton, AB Saville Centre $1050 Tues, January 24th, 2017 at 12PM EST Tues March 28th, 2017 at 11:59pm EST
17&18U Boys May 11-14, 2017 Saskatoon, SK Henk Ryus Soccer Centre $1050 Thur, January 26th, 2017 at 12PM EST Tues April 4th, 2017 at 11:59pm EST

Click here to view the VRS Registration guide.

If you wish to withdraw from an event, please fill out the following form. A VC representative will get back to you within 3 business days.

Nationals Team Withdrawal Form


Stay to Play Policy

A Stay to Play policy will be in effect for all national championship events. Participating teams are required to book hotel rooms through their event’s housing provider in order to be eligible play in the tournament. Booking for each event will open at the same time as registration for that specific event (see chart above). A list of hotels in each host city will be available on its respective event page on December 30, 2016. 

For more information on the Stay to Play policy, please click here

Please click here for a list of Frequently Asked Questions. 

You will also be able find links to the live booking portals and exemption request forms on each event page when they become available.



Volleyball Canada is proud to once again have Absolute Travel Specialists on board as our official travel booking partner for the Volleyball Canada National Championships. Absolute Travel is an optional service to help ease the booking process and secure competitive rates.

Flight Registration Contest

If you book your group flights with Absolute Travel Specialists by February 11th, 2017, you will be automatically entered into a draw for a $500 credit towards your group flight booking. Get the best discounted group prices by contacting Absolute Travel Specialists first to avoid duplicate bookings with airlines, which could result in higher prices and cancelations.

For details, contact Absolute Travel Specialists using the contact information below.

Contact Information

If you have any questions regarding booking your group travel and/or flights for the Volleyball Canada National Championships, please contact Elayne Pink from Absolute Travel Specialists by email (epink@absolutetravelspecialists.com) or call toll-free 1-866-322-6538.

Rules & Policies


Indoor Rulebook

Please consult the 2016/2017 VC Indoor Volleyball Rulebook for information on the rules and regulations that govern play at Volleyball Canada events. These include, but are not limited to, facilities, equipment, playing format, and the referees and their responsibilities. You can also get a snapshot of the changes/updated by consulting the 2016/2017 Indoor Rule Updates.


Indoor Competition Guide

The Indoor Competition Guide is where you will find information on the guidelines that are specific to Volleyball Canada's National Championships. These include, but are not limited to, team composition, player registration, seeding and draw principles.


Click to find the 2017 seeding documentPlease note the seeding principles differ across various age groups.

Age Categories and Eligibility

Please refer to the 2017 Nationals Age Categories document for details on the age categories that will be in place for the National Championships.

Coaching Certification Policy

Please consult the 2017 VC Championship Coaching Certification Policy to learn about the certification requirements for coaching a particular age category at National Championships and the sanctions associated with a failure to meet these requirements.

Concussion Policy and Protocol

Please review the VC Concussion Policy and Protocol to see the measures that we will be implementing at all National Championships.

Libero Uniform Guidelines

Please consult the 2017 VC Libero Uniform Guidelines for information on acceptable and non-compliant jersey combinations.

Code of Conduct

For the National Championships, we will be enforcing and taking a zero tolerance approach to any situations in which the regulations set forth in the VC Code of Conduct and VC Participant Code of Conduct are not respected. We also ask that all participants observe Spike’s Spectator Code of Conduct when on-site.

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