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House Volleyball

FALL HOUSE VOLLEYBALL REGISTRATION NOW OPEN! 


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ARAA Volleyball offers a co-ed fall house league placing emphasis on basic rules of the game, skill development, fun and equal play.  House leagues are a great introduction to volleyball- ideal for those who are trying volleyball for the first time and for returning players who enjoy what house volleyball has to offer. 

  • Girls in 3rd through 12th grade
  • Boys in 3rd through 7th grade

2024 House Volleyball Details

Registration opens June 1st and closes August 1st.

$125 plus sports engine processing fee, with a two hour DIBS requirement per athlete with a maximum of 4 hours per family. (4 Hour maximum does not apply to GIA)
Note: With the addition of DIBS there is a $500 bond, this will only be charged if DIBS hours are not completed. (We will be offering a $100 buyout of these hours.) Ensure you select the "Volleyball Payment Plan" at check out if you're planning to volunteer! 

  • ARAA Volleyball will only consider late registrations if there is space available. ARAA Volleyball will not take any late registrants after the first week of the season.
  • ARAA House Volleyball has always been open to boys and we are excited to push for more involvement this season due to the recent addition of boys' volleyball with the MSHSL!
  • Teams will be co-ed during our fall 2024 season while we continue to gauge interest in our community for boys teams. 
  • The season will begin September 3rd and end No later than November 2nd. The end-of-the-season jamboree date is TBD at this time.
  • Practices and/or games will take place Monday through Thursday at Lord of Life Church in Ramsey, at local schools, or at locations within our neighboring associations. Each team will be scheduled for approximately 1 hour, 2 nights a week between 5:45 pm and 9:00 pm. (Occasional 1 night/week depending on gym availability)
  • Cross-over games will be scheduled to take place against Andover, Elk River, Rogers, and Champlin Associations. Some travel to neighboring associations for play will occur.
  • 3rd through 6th grade will be scheduled on Mondays and Wednesdays.
  • 7th grade through High School age will be scheduled on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
  • Each player will receive a league shirt. Players will need to provide athletic shoes and shorts/pants. Kneepads are highly encouraged but not required.
  • Co-ed teams are formed based on grade, player/coach requests, number of volunteer coaches, and the number of players that register. 
  • ARAA Volleyball will do its best to honor player or coach requests but cannot guarantee that all requests can be met. Limit one player request per athlete. 

2024 House Q&A

1. Why is there an increase in registration fees this year?
   - We have increased the registration fee from $100 to $125 this year for a couple of reasons. Firstly, we aim to make participation more accessible by offering free or discounted registration for coaches and assistant coaches, which we hope will attract more interest and involvement in our program. Secondly, the increase helps us cover rising operating costs, ensuring that we can continue to provide a high-quality experience for all participants.

2. How will the increase in registration fees benefit participants?
   - By offering free or discounted registration for coaches and assistant coaches, we are investing in our coaching staff, which ultimately enhances the quality of the program for all participants.

3. Why are DIBS volunteer hours required this year?
   - Requiring DIBS volunteer hours aligns us with other sports programs in ARAA and ensures that we have the necessary support to run a successful season. These volunteer hours are crucial for various tasks such as hall monitoring at rented facilities, assisting with Youth Night activities, and fulfilling other essential roles like line judging and refereeing.

4. How many volunteer hours are required per athlete, and what is the maximum per family?
   - Each athlete is required to complete 2 volunteer hours, with a maximum of 4 hours per family. We believe this allocation strikes a balance between individual responsibility and family participation while ensuring that we have sufficient volunteer support across the program.

5. Are DIBS hours in addition to other volunteer commitments, such as those agreed upon through Grant in Aid?
   - Yes, DIBS volunteer hours are in addition to any commitments made through Grant in Aid or other volunteer programs. We encourage all participants and their families to fulfill their DIBS hours to contribute to the success of the program and support our community.

Fall House volunteer coaches needed!

Our volunteer coaches are vital to the success of our house volleyball program.  Volleyball experience or knowledge is not necessary as this is an introductory league.  ARAA Volleyball's goal is to assign 2 coaches to each team who would share responsibilities. Skills and rules coaching clinics hosted by Anoka High School Volleyball and ARAA Volleyball are provided, age appropriate practice plans/drills are distributed and each coach will have access to online coaching videos.  

Volunteer today and support your local community through this fun and rewarding coaching opportunity!  Sign up to coach during player registration or email araahousevolleyball@gmail.com  if you are interested. 

All coaches involved in ARAA are required to have yearly background checks completed.


Fees Breakdown


Schedule

Please note that schedule changes may occur and will be communicated as they happen. 

Season schedules are available from team coaches.   


HOuse Volleyball Picture Day

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Times for individual teams and additional  information will be communicated.


ARAA Volleyball Parent And Coach Guide


Contact our ARAA Volleyball House Director with questions regarding our fall house program.

 

Alex St John

ARAA Volleyball House Director