The AVCA is working to make this year's convention the biggest and best yet. You will find several new features this year including:
- AVCA Golf Tournament - Florida in December means a golf tournament at the AVCA Convention! Kick-off your convention week by competing with your coaching peers at the AVCA Golf Tournament at Bay Palms Golf Course. The tournament fee will include green fees, cart, warm-up range, transportation to/from golf course and a buffet lunch. Prizes will be awarded to winning teams, longest drive and closest to pin.
- AVCA Holiday Tournament - This juniors tournament will include teams in the 13's through 18's age groups and will be played on Saturday, Dec. 19 and Sunday, Dec. 20 in the Tampa Convention Center. Coaches will be admitted free with their convention name badge. *Please note that per NCAA rules, Division I coaches may only attend on Sunday.
- AVCA Messaging and E-mail Center - Avoid hotel Internet charges and take advantage of the new AVCA Messaging and E-mail Center. Computers with Internet access will be set-up in the AVCA Coaches Zone in Volleyball Marketplace to help you stay connected to your world.
- Volleyball Business Exchange - Speed dating meets volleyball in the new Volleyball Business Exchange. The exchange will consist of 5-minute appointments between club directors and convention exhibitors who will discuss how their product or service can benefit your club.
- Tampa - Attending the Tampa convention is sure to put you in a "Sunshine State of Mind." The average December temperature in Tampa is 72 degrees and there is plenty of sunshine, as the city averages just over two inches of rain during the month. In addition to all of the convention activities available, Tampa offers an abundance of nightlife as well as plenty of restaurants, attractions and shops all within walking distance of AVCA convention hotels. Join us for the convention and take advantage of all the opportunities that await you in Tampa!