Australian Youth Beach Volleyball Championships

Volleyball Queensland’s youth beach volleyball teams participate annually in the Australian Youth Beach Volleyball Championships (AYBVC). In 2021, the event’s name changed, previously known as the Australian Junior Beach Volleyball Championships (AJBVC) or the National Youth Beach Volleyball Championships (NYBVC) however, this tournament remains Australia’s premier beach competition for male and female junior athletes. Being a state versus state competition, VQ is proud of its success at this tournament, being crowned “Champion State” every year since 2015.

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2024 AYBVC Tournament

Date: 18-21 March, 2024
Divisions: U14 (2011 and younger born) / U15 (2010 born) / U16 (2009 Born) / U17 (2008 Born) / U18 (2007 Born)
Venue: Coolangatta Beach, Gold Coast
Membership^: All athletes must be current, financial members of VQ
Trials: Saturday 28th October, 2023 (Sandstorm Beach Club)

2024 Qld Youth travelling and shadow announcement 

Qld Youth Beach Program Information

Qld Youth Beach Training Schedule

For further information, please contact our Pathways Manager, Catherine Birch.

Australian Youth Beach Volleyball Championships Regulations

Emerging Athlete Pathways
The Emerging Athlete Pathways assists young athletes in Queensland who have competed at a State or State School Championship, National or National School Championship, or International Championship. Applicants eligible for support are those who have competed at one of the aforementioned levels in the past six months. All applicants must be under the age of 18 at the start of the tournament. As of April 1st, 2022 some slight changes have been made to the funding amounts:

• $500 for state or state school events (previously $200)
• $600 for national or national school events (previously $400)
• $800 for international events (previously $600)

Local Sporting Champions
The Local Sporting Champions program is an Australian Government initiative designed to provide financial assistance for young people aged 12-18 towards the cost of travel, accommodation, uniforms, or equipment when competing, coaching, or officiating at an official National Sporting Organisation-endorsed state, national, or international sporting championships or a School Sport Australia state or national championships. If successful, applicants will receive $500-$750 towards the cost of attending their championships. 
Youth Beach Volleyball Results History
Youth Beach Volleyball Resources
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