Reno Sparks Convention Center
The Reno Sparks Convention Center is no stranger to volleyball events; it has hosted Junior National Volleyball Championships in its 500,000-square-foot facility. With up to 74 courts, five exhibit halls and meeting rooms for registration, coaches meetings and trophy ceremonies, the center has everything you could ask for when it comes to big-time volleyball tournaments.
Sevierville Convention Center
Sevierville Convention Center hosted the 2014 K2 Wilderness at the Smokies Volleyball Tournament, which attracted more than 2,000 athletes and 10,000 spectators. It’s no surprise the center pulled off this size tournament with its 21 courts, 108,000 square feet, 32-foot ceiling and meeting rooms.
Rocky Top Sports World
Rocky Top Sports World’s 86,000-square-foot indoor facility offers 12 volleyball courts plus five more on site, totaling 17 courts. Other amenities include a concession area, private team rooms, referee locker rooms, message boards throughout the facility, floor- and upper-level viewing and on-site dining at Champ’s Grill.
Myrtle Beach Sports Center
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Scheduled to open March 1, 2015, Myrtle Beach Convention Center will be 100,000 square feet with 72,000 square feet of hardwood flooring. It will be able to configure up to 16 courts and will offer seating for 1,500. It will be conveniently located next to the Myrtle Beach Convention Center.
Wisconsin Dells Center
Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin
Wisconsin Dells Center offers 90,000 square feet of column-free space, a 13,000-square-foot pre-function area, a ticket area, a retail area and a full kitchen and concessions. The 70-foot ceilings and spacious dome (220 feet wide by 380 feet long) allow for spacious volleyball play on any of the 16 courts. Additional features include 1,200 parking stalls, wireless internet and meeting rooms.
Great Lakes Center
The center offers 12 courts that sit on top of three layers of plywood and 36,000 pieces of rubber to provide one of the softest volleyball playing surfaces available anywhere in the world. Throughout the 60,000 square-foot facility, you’ll find a retail store, an 11,000 square-foot mezzanine viewing area, concessions, training room and parking for more than 500 cars.
Round Rock Sports Center
Round Rock, Texas
The center features 12 courts and 82,800 square feet of indoor space with 47,775 square feet of flexible, open space. The center also includes a HD video wall for displaying tournament brackets and information, upper-level spectator seating (seating for more than 1,400 with a capacity of 3,053), a players’ lounge, referee lounge, training room and an outdoor pavilion and plaza with a playground and concession area.
Sanford Sports Complex: The Pentagon
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
The Pentagon at Sanford Sports Complex includes nine courts, including the main court, Heritage Court (designed to mirror the 1950s style with two adjacent courts when uncovered by bleachers) and six outer courts. The 160,000-square-foot facility can host youth and collegiate-level tournaments and events.
Redwood City, California
The Foundry has six courts with playing surfaces that best simulate suspended wood floors through the use of millions of tiny rubber pellets, providing an added shock absorption not seen at other indoor centers. The space covers 43,000 square feet and features 30-foot ceilings and 17 automated curtains.
Sports Express Volleyball Center
Sports Express is a 30,000-square-foot volleyball facility that runs strictly volleyball activities year round. Offerings include a retail volleyball store and a cafe with beer and wine included. The complex houses six courts (Sports Courts) that sit below a viewing level, and each court has bleacher seating. A lobby and concessions area features televisions and arcade games.
By Lauren Reiniger