Key Dates

The Australian Volleyball Schools Cup is structured around a set calendar of key dates to create clarity and alignment for schools to plan toward.

The following are the key dates set for the 2023 event:

July 2023

Online Team Nominations Open

Wednesday 23rd August 

Early Bird Entry’s Close
Nominations submitted prior to the 23rd August will receive the 2022 event entry prices. 

Wednesday 25th October (5pm AEDT)

Nominations Close
Schools must nominate their players and their referees by this time, but may amend divisions following state schools cup events. Please ensure referees nominated have current membership for the duration of the event.
International Teams – Nominations to be accompanied by their national federation ranking where multiple teams are seeking entry into the same division.
Eligibility exemption requests close
Wildcard nominations close
Long service nominations close

Member state associations are provided nomination lists to verify membership within each state/territory
Teams withdrawing from the competition from this date forfeit half their entry fee

TOC will review all exemption and wild card applications

Thursday 26th October

Exemption requests confirmed and announced
Wildcard nominations confirmed and announced
Confirmation of entry sent to schools

Ensure all players, staff and referees names are correct. Ensure the nominated division/s, players DOB and membership numbers are all correct. Ensure principal has signed off on school entries.

Thursday 9th November

Confirmation of entry documentation due
Tax invoice sent to school

Teams withdrawing from the competition after this date forfeit their entire entry fee

Thursday 23rd November

Venues by division will be released

This includes information about which venue each division will be playing at on any particular day so schools can arrange their transport accordingly.

Team Entry Payments Due

Entry fees received after this date will incur a $100 late entry fee

Tuesday 28th November

 Draft tournament draw published on event website
Draft tournament draw published on tournament website and emailed to confirmed coaches 
Player list cut off

All players must be finalised by 5:00pm AEST and changes approved by the school principal. No further changes are permitted after this time.

Sunday 3rd December

Team Trainings
Online Technical Meeting
Opening Ceremony

Monday 4th December

Matches Commence

Saturday 9th December

Schools Cup Concludes

Friday 23rd February 2024

Team bond payments refunded