10 More Teams Qualify For 18s Junior Nationals

  0 Carly DeMarque | February 14th, 2018 | Club Volleyball, News

10 more teams have qualified for the USA Volleyball Girls’ 18s Junior National Championships at events that took place from February 2-4. In total, there are 33 teams that have qualified at this point for 18s Junior Nationals that will take place from April 27-29 in Anaheim.

There were two events that took place that weekend – the Music City Volleyball Championships and the Ohio Valley Qualifier. 6 teams earned their spot at Nations through the Music City event while Ohio Valley had just 4 spots to give away. Each of the teams that qualified accepted their bids to nationals.

There are still 10 more qualifiers left for the 18s division of Junior Nationals this season.

On top of qualifying for nationals through the Open, USA and American Divisions, teams can qualify for the National Division through regional bids. Additional American bids can be garnered through regional bids as well. For the Patriot division, teams must sign up to compete at nationals and go through a qualifying process.


Girls’ Winter Volleyball Championships – Chicago, Illinois, Jan. 13-15

  • Open: 1st – Circle City 18 Purple, 2nd – IT Elite 181
  • USA: 1st – OT 18 S. Tom, 2md – IPVA 18 Black
  • American: 1st SWVBC G18

Kansas City MLK 18s National Qualifier – Kansas City, Missouri, Jan. 13-15)

  • Open: 1st – KC Power 18-1, 2nd – HPSTL 18 Royal
  • USA: 1st – Northern Lights 18-2, 2nd – Premier Nebraska 18 Gold, 3rd – ASICS MAVS 18-1
  • American: 1st – Iowa Rockets 18R

Northern Lights – Omaha, Nebraska, Jan. 26-28

  • Open: 1st – Milwaukee Sting Gold, 2nd – Minnesota Select 1-1
  • USA: 1st – Premier Nebraska 18 Gold (already qualified), 2nd – ASICS MAVS 18-1 (already qualified), 3rd – Milwaukee Sting 18 Black, Rocky Select 18 Jackie, Dynasty 18 Blue
  • American: 1st – Nebraska Elite 18 Envy

AVC – Dallas 18s Qualifier – Dallas, Texas, Jan. 26-28

  • Open: 1st – SG Elite 18 Roshambo, 2nd – Texas Tornados 18 Mizuno
  • USA: 1st – Houston Juniors 18 Elite, 2nd – SA Force 181 Darkside, 3rd – TIV 18 Mizuno Kelly
  • American: 1st – GCVA 181 Coast

Music City Volleyball Championships – Nashville, Tennessee, Feb. 2-4 

  • Open: 1st – Aspire 18 Rox, 2nd OPU 18 Rox Blue
  • USA: 1st – A5 Mizuno 18-2 John, 2nd – Prime 18 adidas, 3rd – Colorado Juniors 18 Malia
  • American: 1st – GA5 18-1 April

Ohio Valley Qualifier – Columbus, Ohio, Feb. 2-4

  • Open: 1st – Legacy 18-Elite
  • USA: 1st – Elite VBTC 18 Chelsea, 2nd – CVC 18 Dixon
  • American: 1st – Maryland Juniors 18 Elite

Upcoming GJNC18s National Qualifiers
Feb. 17-19: Florida National 18 Qualifier, Jacksonville, Florida
Feb. 23-25: Beast of the Southeast Qualifier, Atlanta, Georgia
March 2-4: Boston VB Festival Qualifier, Boston, Massachusetts
March 2-4: Golden State Qualifier, Reno, Nevada
March 2-4: Southern California Qualifier, Anaheim, California
March 16-18: Colorado Crossroads Qualifier, Denver, Colorado
March 23-25: Pacific Northwest Qualifier, Spokane, Washington
March 23-25: Mideast Qualifier, Indianapolis, Indiana
March 24-26: Northeast Qualifier, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
March 23-25: Lone Star Classic Qualifier, Houston, Texas

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About Carly DeMarque

Carly DeMarque

Carly DeMarque has been involved with competitive volleyball for the majority of her life, playing competitively at the club and collegiate level for 15 years and coaching club for five. Now a retired Division I volleyball athlete out of McNeese State University, she continues her volleyball enthusiasm by stepping back into …

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