2017 Boys High School State Tournament Outlook

  0 Carly DeMarque | February 02nd, 2017 | High School, News

In the United State, boys high school volleyball is a sport on the rise, with more schools and states trying to add the sport to their lineups.

Unlike with girls volleyball, where the sport takes place in all 50 states, boys volleyball is only a sanctioned sport in 22 states. Throughout the 22 states, there are 2,333 schools that offer boys volleyball and 55,417 participants. California has the most participation for boys with 759 schools allowing boys volleyball, followed by Pennsylvania with 213 schools and Illinois with 199. In the state of Alaska, there is only one school that has boys volleyball as a sanctioned sport, however there are other schools throughout the state that offer mixed competition.

Many states have yet to determine their current year’s state tournaments, once they are determined, it will be updated.

State Dates
Alaska December 8-10, 2016
Arizona May 6, 2017
California May 23, 25, 27
Connecticut May 31-June 8
Delaware TBD
Florida May 5-6
Hawaii D-1 May 1, 4-6

D-II May 4-6

Illinois June 2-3
Maine TBD
Maryland May 9-20
Massachusetts TBD
Missouri TBD
Nevada May 9-17
New Hampshire June 1-10
New Jersey June 2-8
New York November 19, 2016
Ohio June 3-4
Pennsylvania TBD
Rhode Island TBD
Vermont November 1-5, 2016
Virginia November 17-18, 2017
Wisconsin November 11-12, 2016

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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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