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May 17, 2021: The 2022 Volleyball Canada Youth National Championships are all set to kick off in Edmonton, Alberta from May 18-24 at the Edmonton EXPO Centre.

“We are thrilled to be heading back to Edmonton and the EXPO Centre,” said Sandra de Graaff, Director of Domestic Competitions for Volleyball Canada. “The city and Explore Edmonton are outstanding partners for Volleyball Canada’s events. After two years of cancelling Nationals, we can’t wait to once again hit the courts with teams from across the country.”

15U and 17U boys' and girls' clubs from across the country will compete May 19-21, followed by the 16U and 18U age groups May 21-24.

The event will bring close to 800 teams to the Alberta capital, with approximately 9,600 athletes, 14,000 spectators, and over 30,000 participants. In addition to Nationals competition, the Women’s National Team and both Sitting National Teams will be on site. The Women’s National Team will be playing intra-squad red vs. white matches in the Canada Hall (Hall D) on May 18, 21, and 23 at 7:30 pm.

The Men's Sitting Volleyball National Team will play five international matches against Team USA and the Women's Sitting National Team will face Team Italy in seven games. All sitting matches will take place in the Explore Edmonton Hall (Hall A).

All National Team matches will be free to Nationals participants and those who have purchased event passes for admission to the Edmonton EXPO Centre.

For those not at the venue, select games will be streamed on the Volleyball Canada YouTube page.

In addition to the international matches, the Edmonton Nationals will include a Speaker Series, VC Jump Off, live DJ, and much more.

A full calendar of events is available here.

For more information about Nationals, please visit the 2022 Nationals page and make sure to check out the important reminder and updates in the Welcome to Edmonton 2022 newsletter.