Volleyball tournament gets underway Friday

Published on March 12, 2014

More than 100 teams in the Newfoundland and Labrador Volleyball Association (NLVA) will take part in the Molson Senior Provincial Volleyball Championships this weekend in central Newfoundland.

According to a news release issued this morning by Sport Newfoundland and Labrador, Volleyball Canada has confirmed this is the largest senior tournament in Canada for the third year.

More than 2,000 athletes, coaches, officials and conveners will take part in 13 divisions, consisting of male and female Divisions A-B-C. The tournament will begin Friday afternoon, with the championship games taking place Saturday.

The divisions will take place on 21 volleyball courts from Grand Falls-Windsor to Glovertown, with the main concentration in Gander and Grand Falls-Windsor.

Following the conclusion of the tournament, the annual Molson Senior Provincial Volleyball banquet will take place at Hotel Gander in the banquet room on the second floor.

 For a complete list of all teams and schedules, please visit the NLVA website at www.nlva.net or contact the provincial office at 709-576-0817.