School Beach Volleyball Leagues
Intermediate and Primary Beach Volleyball League
When: Wednesdays afternoons during Term 1 and 4
Time: 4pm – 5:30pm
Format: 4 aside beach volleyball league – mixed teams are allowed. We play the KiwiVolley way, with smaller courts, lower nets, and lighter balls. Its 4 on 4 but you are encouraged to have 6 players on your team using rolling subs. Our league coordinator/coach will coach short lessons at the beginning of each session to learn basic skills, followed by matches based on skill and age. The first week will be a grading week to determine seeding.
Age: Intermediate and Primary athletes from Year 5 – Year 8
College Beach Volleyball League
When: Monday afternoons during Term 1 and 4 (may also be Thursday if sufficient demand)
Time: 4pm – 6pm
Format: 2 aside beach volleyball league – mixed teams are allowed. The league coordinator sets up matches based on skill and age and the first week is a grading week to determine seeding.
Age: Secondary School athletes from Year 9 up to Year 13
Each year Harbour Volleyball runs the following competitions in term 4:
- North Harbour Secondary Schools Championship
- Auckland Secondary Schools Championship
Both of these competitions have year 9, year 10 and senior categories. Registrations should generally be made by the school rather than individual entrants. Refer to the event calendar for more details.
Volleyball New Zealand hosts the New Zealand Secondary Schools Beach Volleyball Championships in the first weekend in February at Mount Maunganui beach. There are separate divisions for Junior (year 9-11) and Senior (year 12 and 13).