TAMPA, Fla. - Tampa recently completed another set of volleyball tournaments in less than a month. On March 14th-15th players ages 12-18 invaded the Tampa Convention Center to compete in the Joseph Volleyball Molten Mizuno Pre-Qualifier. Five matches were completed over the weekend, three on Saturday and two on Sunday. The tournament accounted for 1,901 room nights. For results from this year’s tournament click here
This past weekend, Tampa United Volleyball Association conducted their United Slam at the Tampa Convention Center. The event showcased the talents of many top teams ages 12-18 and was played in two sessions each day, beginning at 8 am and 3 pm. For more information about the tournament and results click here
All the momentum leads up to December when for the first time in the history of the tournament, the 2009 NCAA Women’s Volleyball Championship is headed to the Sunshine State. The Tampa Bay Sports Commission in partnership with the St. Pete Times Forum, Tampa Bay & Company, and the University of South Florida, will host the Championship (semifinals and finals) to crown the national champion.