About the HVA

The Hertfordshire Volleyball Association (HVA) organise the Hertfordshire Volleyball League that comprises teams from Hertfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire and North London.

The HVA endeavour to cater for all abilities and ages and strive to raise the standard of volleyball in the area.

If you'd like to play volleyball, we'd like to help.

COVID-19

All fixtures must abide by current England Volleyball’s COVID-19 guidance https://www.volleyballengland.org/coronavirus

Cup Final this Sunday

It's the HVA Cup Final this Sunday in Welyn Garden City. Everybody is very welcome to join us for BBQ and drinks as we see Wildcats and Red Eagles W, then Watford and MK City Men go head to head to determine who wins the County Knock-Outs this year. We'll be awarding the league shields, plus medals for winners and runners up and also the league MVP awards for the season. Check out the programme...

Beach Volleyball Tournament this Saturday

Lewis Fenech, who many will know from Watford, Welwyn Hatfield and Kings Langley has organised a 2v2 UKBT National Tour Event at the beach volleyball courts in St Albans this Saturday. It's for mens and womens teams, but not mixed. You can register here . If you don't fancy playing it will be a good spectator event. More details here . It's not cheap though with a £37 entry fee and requiring...

Cup Final Details

The HVA Cup Finals will take place on Sunday 15th May at Welwyn/Hatfield's normal home venue, Ridgeway Academy (AL7 2AF) between 10am and 5pm. We'll have a juniors match or two, followed by the Women's KO Cup final and then the Men's KO Cup final, interspersed with division and KO cup/shield awards. We have medals for all KO and league winners and runners up. Welwyn will be organising a BBQ and...

Use the roster at every match

The HVA printable club roster is a real time saver. It's available for anybody to print from any club page. Use it at every match to ensure: Teams don't fall foul of the HVA player restriction rules. Scorers can accurately complete the FIVB scoresheet roster with player names that match the HVA website. The HVA Comp Sec can quickly confirm match results. You might know who "Anna" is, but I don't...

A reminder on time restricted venues

These rules are included in the HVA Rules at section C.11 under "Time restricted venues". The rules clarify that any venue time restriction must be communicated by the Home Captain to both the Away Captain and the Referee at the start of the match, with the situation under which the match will end clearly stated. Perhaps it might be a good idea to write it on the score sheet before the match...

Keeping the volleyball family safe during competitions

From England Volleyball whose guidelines we will be following for all sanctioned events; league and cup. For 2021/22 we introduced a set of measures for Volleyball England competitions to mitigate potential Covid-19 risks to participants. We also advise other volleyball competition organisers to follow these measures too, which are in addition to our usual rules and regulations. This list of...

So who do we have for 2021/2?

We’re intending to start up the HVA leagues again in September. We've sent an email out to previous club contacts but if we have any new clubs interested in starting we'd love to hear from you. The HVA won’t start competitive matches until the end of October to give everybody a chance to re-establish themselves. Who thinks they’ll be playing and what teams do you think you’ll have? Best guess is...