Banquets, Receptions & Parties



jostens Coaches Honors Luncheon & AVCA All-America/Players of the Year Banquet presented by Zamst

jostens Coaches Honors LuncheonThe jostens Coaches Honors Luncheon and the AVCA All-America/Players of the Year Banquet are two of the oldest traditions at the AVCA Convention.  Spend an afternoon listening to legends of the game share their wisdom and stories during the induction of the 2009 AVCA Hall of Fame class.  Hear testimonials from some of the top coaches in today's game at every level as the association hands out its yearly Coach of the Year awards.


BanquetsFriday night it's time to celebrate the players, as the top talent from around the country comes together in one place to commemorate the year that was in women's college volleyball.  AVCA All-Americans from Division I as well as the Nfinity/AVCA Players of the Year from all collegiate divisions receive their honors for an outstanding season, as elegance, excitement and entertainment rule the evening. The jostens Coaches Honors Luncheon begins at Noon on Thursday, while the AVCA All-America/Players of the Year Banquet presented by Zamst gets underway at 5:30 p.m. on Friday.





Molten Opening Night Reception featuring casino night presented by 1st Place VolleyballMolten Opening Night Reception featuring casino night presented by 1st Place Volleyball

Molten Opening Night Reception featuring casino night presented by 1st Place Volleyball officially kicks off the convention on Wednesday evening, as attendees can choose from a number of  casino games to win and accumulate chips for prize drawings at the end of the night.  EVENT FLYER


Spalding Reception and Coaches TournamentSpalding Reception and Coaches Tournament

Spalding Reception and Coaches Tournament is an annual favorite, as attendees get to lace up and display their playing skills in front of their peers on Friday night.  Locted in Volleyball Marketplace, this is also a great time to walk around and visit with over 100 exhibitors, comprised of organizations who have been essential contributors to the volleyball industry for many years, as well as innovators and entrepreneurs who have the latest products and services available to volleyball coaches.




Texas Hold'em Tournament & Party presented by Worldwide Sport SupplyTexas Hold'em Tournament & Party

Think you have what it takes to be the next World Series of Poker champion? Test your poker skills in the second annual Texas Hold'em Tournament & Party. Prizes include SuperCertificates of $400, $200 and $100 from, SuperCertificates of $50 to all final table participants, as well as door prize giveaways. All players will receive a bag and T-shirt. Snacks will be provided and a cash bar will be available. The tournament will be held from 10 p.m. - 1 a.m. on Friday night (Dec. 18). All entry fees are a charitable donation to the AVCA and may be tax deductible.  Proceeds from the tournament will go toward the development and promotion of men's volleyball.  Please note that this is a separate ticketed event.


Nfinity 80's Prom Party co-sponsored by Worldwide Sport Supply &

NEW for 2009!  Dance the night away - 80's style!  Nfinity, Worldwide Sport Supply and are throwing you a party Friday night following the Spalding Reception and Coaches Tournament, featuring a D.J. and prizes for Best Dressed Individual and Best Dressed Group.   EVENT FLYER


Champions Party presented by the NCAA, AVCA and Tampa Sports Commission

Get yourself ready for the championship match on Saturday at the Champions Party. Food, drinks and music will be on hand for this party held prior to the championship match at the St. Pete Times Forum Pavilion.


Rox Volleyball Post Championship Party presented by Rox Volleyball

NEW for 2009! After the NCAA championship match on Saturday night, visit Jackson's Bistro Restaurant adjacent to the Westin Tampa Harbour Island for food, drinks, music and fun! Rox Volleyball will be your host at "the place" to be after the match!  EVENT FLYER


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