Monday, February 9, 2015

Capitol Hill Volleyball Classic Returns to Convention Center, Feb. 14-16

From our friends at the Capitol Hill Volleyball Classic...

Capitol Hill Volleyball Classic Attracts More Than 35,000 People for Youth Volleyball Tournament

Capitol Hill Volleyball Classic brought to you by MetroAmerican Volleyball Club hosts its 9th annual tournament over President’s Day Weekend (February 14-16) bringing more than 35,000 athletes, spectators and staff to the Walter E. Washington Convention Center.

The Capitol Hill Volleyball Classic has consistently grown by more than 100 teams each year and has grown to be the largest youth volleyball tournaments in the country held on President’s Day Weekend. In 2014, the tournament had an estimated economic impact on the city of Washington D.C. of more than $14 million in one weekend.

“The sport of volleyball and the Capitol Hill Classic continues to grow at an incredible rate and we are thrilled by the support we receive from the volleyball community who travels to this tournament from all over the United States and Canada,” says Bonnie Goldberg, Executive Director for Capitol Hill Volleyball Classic.

Over 200 collegiate volleyball coaches will attend the three-day tournament. Expected attendance is approximately 35,000 players and spectators. The convention space utilizes all of the exhibit halls for a total of 118 courts in over 800,000 square feet. USA Volleyball has designated this event as a ranking tournament.

About Capitol Hill Volleyball Classic:
Capitol Hill Volleyball Classic is a qualifier-style event for 900+ teams held at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center every year. The tournament started with approximately 100 teams and has grown to be the largest tournament held over President’s Day Weekend.

About Metro American Volleyball Club:
Metro American VBC is a nationally prominent volleyball program dedicated to providing young athletes and coaches with the opportunity to grow intellectually and mature emotionally through the competitive sport of volleyball. MAVBC attracts top level female athletes and serves the volleyball community in the nation's capital and communities surrounding Washington, DC. For more information on Metro American VBC please email or visit