The age definitions & modifications listed below are for MJVBA events in Michigan only (effective Sept 1, 2019 – August 31, 2020). Not for any other state or AAU Nationals. The age modifications below are by the vote of the club directors. The age determination date for AAU Volleyball is September 1.
No age waivers are allowed at the National Championships or Super Regionals.
Click here for AAU National Age definitions. *National AAU
18 & under
17 & under
16 & under
15 & under
14 & under
MJVBA Modification* – or were an 8th grader or below for the current school year & were born on or after June 1, 2005
13 & under
MJVBA Modification* – or were a 7th grader or below for the current school year & were born on or after June 1, 2006
Youth Volleyball age team are the only teams that boys may play on. Teams with boys may play in any one day event.
By AAU regulations teams with boys may not play in girls divisions at any Grand Prix or Super Regional. For non Grand Prix or Super Regional 2 day events contact the tournament director.
12 & under
MJVBA Modification* – or were a 6th grader or below for the current school year & were born on or after June 1, 2007
11 & under
10 & under
It is important for club directors, parents and players to realize if the age modifications are used, players will have to move up 2 age divisions once ineligible for the modifications
This will allow those players who have early summer birthdays to compete with their age grouping but will not allow those students who are a full year ahead in age & physical maturity to compete in a lesser age division.
To have a waived players on your team. You will need some official documentation as to their grade for the current school year. A report card would be good. There is no need to apply for a waiver. You have to have this documentation with you at all tournaments in case their is a question about the legality of the player.
If you are going to AAU Nationals you will have to adhere to the age divisions listed on www.aausports.org No age waivers are allowed at the National Championships.