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Membership Types

The following information should be reviewed to determine the type(s) of membership and fees that one person may be registering with the Arizona Region.

Adult Member

  • Junior Coaches, Junior Club Directors, Adult Players, Officials will all be registered as Adult members but will choose all that apply. One person may be an adult player, a junior coach and an official. All these would need to be identified in the system in order to participate as such.
  • A full Adult membership is $55.
  • A Chaperone membership is $30 and good for all events chaperoned in the same season.
  • Officials and Any Adult associated with a Junior Club are required to submit to a background screen through the USAV approved vendor (NSCI). The background screen is an annual requirement. The cost is $14 each season. The background screen is purchased separately from the membership. 
  • Officials must also submit an Official's Code of Ethics, an Independent Contractor Agreement/Sole Proprietor Form in order to work tournaments for the Arizona Region. These are not available to be signed electronically - they must be printed off, signed and submitted.
  • A Collegiate membership is for college students that are participating on either a collegiate club team or on one of our adult teams.  A collegiate membership is not for a coach of a junior team, even if the coach is a college student.  A junior club coach must be a full adult member.
  • A collegiate membership is $15.

Senior Member

  • Adult players age 45 and older that are just registering to participate in the USA Open National tournament can register with a Senior Membership. This is considered a Full Membership type for the purposes of attending the National Tournament.
  • A senior adult membership is $30.

Junior Member

  • Junior members are boys and girls in high school or below.
  • The Junior member must meet specific age requirements to play on teams. Players may always "play up" (on a team in an age category that is older than the player's age category) but are not able to "play down" (on a team that is younger than the player's age category). An Age Waiver may be applied for under specific conditions and only for play on a Club Division or non-traveling teams. There is a maximum of two age waivers allowed on any one team. Age Waivers are not accepted for teams participating in the Open or Championship Divisions on teams that are planning to travel to interregional tournaments or Junior National Qualifying or Championship Events. Age waivers are typically for players born in the summer months and in the grade below that which is normally associated with their age category. An Age Waiver must be submitted and approved before the player is allowed to be placed on the younger age team.
  • A junior player that is 18 or turning 18 during the season will be required to register with an 18s membership.  This type requires SafeSport Core Training to be complete.
  • The Junior member should be asked to provide proof of membership, proof of birth date and a completed medical release form at tryouts.
  • At the time the player joins a club for the season a copy of the player's birth certificate (or other legal document displaying date of birth - i.e. passport, school records, adoption papers) must be submitted to the club if one is not already on file with the Arizona Region. The club will submit the birth certificate to the Region for any new members.
  • A full Junior membership is $55.
  • 8 and Under membership is Free ($0). This membership is for those 8 and under participating in youth programming (examples of youth programming would be First Touch programs, Hot Ta-Volleys, etc). If an 8 and under player is playing on a club's competition team, the player would be required to purchase the full junior membership.

Outdoor Membership - Full Season Outdoor Only Membership

  • An Outdoor membership is for adult or junior players playing sand or grass competition only. This membership is a full season membership.
  • This membership type may not be put on an indoor roster. If an Outdoor member wishes to particiapte indoor they must upgrade to a full adult or full junior member.
  • The outdoor membership is $30.
  • Upgrade to full member is $25

League Membership

Restricted membership type which must be approved BEFORE regsitration.

  • A league membership is for players on a designated team in a designated league set up and approved by the Region. It is not for members on a club team playing in the Region or USAV tournaments. The Arizona Region tournament schedule is not a league. A league is specified as less than 24 total hours of play over a maximum of 8 weeks. It is not upgradeable to a full membership.
  • The league membership is $30.

Summer Member

  • Summer memberships are for those adults and juniors that register after May 1st to participate in post-season or summer only events.
  • Summer Memberships are partial memberships and are good for outdoor play, sanctioned camps, and sanctioned tournaments after the indoor season is completed. For players joining a team after May 1st that is attending a National Championship event must register with a Junior Player membership - a Summer Membership is not valid for JNC or HP events. Anyone participating in a USAV National Championship Event must be a Full membership type (e.g., Junior Member).
  • A summer membership is $15

One Event Member

  • A one event membership is for adults or juniors for one specified day only - the effective date must be entered in the box next to the One Day choice or it will default to the date the membership was entered in the system.
  • If another one day membership is needed the member will be required to upgrade the membership to a full adult or junior member.
  • A one event membership is $20 

Upgrade

  • Anyone that registered for a partial membership type may upgrade to the full adult or junior membership. A restricted membership type (League) may not be upgraded.
  • A One day membership may not be renewed for another One Day membership in the same season. If the player wants to continue to play an Upgrade to full member is the renewal choice.
  • The cost for the upgrade would be the difference in the cost of the membership type already paid and $55 - the full adult or junior membership.