18u Division III is our hottest divisions. This Gold Ball Championship Division is for young 18u teams that are barely too old for the 16u age group. To opt into Division III a team must meet one of the following criteria:
A team with no more than two players older then 16 as of September 1st of the school year.
A team that has an average age of 16.00 (or less) when combining the ages of their top 6 players as of September 1st of the school year.
18u Division III teams the past two years has made up Class 4A & 3A at Nationals, these two Gold Ball Classes are part of the Undisputed National Championship Gold Ball Showdown Series Semi-Finals. All teams that have signed up for 18u will be sent this information when the 18u Division III Sign Up Form is released later this month!
With 222+ HomeSchool Teams in attendance over the last three years at the 2014, 2015, & 2016 National Championships, the NCHVC continues to hold & break World Records for being, by far, the largest HomeSchool Volleyball Tournament in the storied History of this sport! 2014, 2015, & 2016 National HomeSchool Volleyball Tournaments marked the 6th, 7th, & 8th consecutive year of growth for the NCHVC with 2017 being projected to make it 9 straight years of growth!
Make Checks Payable: NCHBC Sent to: Rob Flatt
2011 West Danforth Rd. #168
Edmond, OK 73003
$25 per team if your team stays in a sponsor hotel (a total of at least 8 room nights) A room night is each night a room is occupied by your group – you must book rooms from the following hotels and the rooms must be part of the NCHC block.
Volleyball Nationals “Championship Format” Information— This link provides a list of things that the NCHVC does in order to focus on the Championship Format Click Here
18u Gold Ball Showdown Series– This is a big part of the NCHVC, teams in the 18u age group are part of the Gold Ball Showdown Series (GBSS) which has featured 4 separate Gold Ball Classes, each of the 4 Gold Ball Champions advance to the GBSS Semi-Finals. The 2 winners of the GBSS Semi’s advance to the Undisputed National Championships Match! The 2017 National Championships is projected to once again feature 4 Gold Ball winners, 4 Silver Ball winners, a Bronze Ball winner, & the 2017 Undisputed HomeSchool Volleyball National Champion!
NCHVC Contact– If you have any questions you can contact Rob Flatt by email at Rob@FlattMail.com or you can call Rob at 405-831-4159
Gym Location(s)– As the largest HomeSchool Volleyball Event in the World we use multiple facilities around the Springfield area. A gym map is traditionally released a week out from Nationals.
All Age Groups- $425 ($325-$375 if registered & paid by 7/31)
12U – $200 ($100-$150 if registered & paid by 7/31)
There are a limited number of partial team fee scholarships for programs who have never attended Nationals before. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to inquiry about the scholarship program.
*Mandatory Coaches Meeting will be held Wednesday PM October 18th
Note Varsity Teams that make it to the Gold Ball or Silver Ball Showdown Series may play one more or less Match
Link to the latest HomeSchool Volleyball News–Click Here
Shorts Policy– no spandex allowed as outerwear; at least a 4” inseam so that undergarments or buttocks are completely covered. Soffee shorts, and many of the current Nike shorts have a 3” inseam and are not allowed. Please choose shorts that are not form fitting, as they can appear to be spandex, even with a 4 “ inseam.
NCHVC Cancellation Policy/Notice:
Any team that cancels in September will receive a credit for any payments made, the credit will be good for any 2018 event. However if a team cancels in October they forfeit any payments made and if they have not yet paid they will receive an invoice. Late cancellations are treated the same as if the team attended the event. We have no desire to make a team pay for an event they didn’t attend, however we need proper notice for brackets, referee’s, gyms, trophies, etc.