News & Updates

Welcome College of Saint Benedict JO Tournaments!

Metro is pleased to partner with the College of Saint Benedict Volleyball to provide officials for their JO Tournaments held in St Joseph, MN.

CSB will host 4 Sunday tournament dates in Jan & Feb. These dates will be included in APPLICATION #1 - Weekly Power Leagues & Tournaments.

Parks & Rec Volleyball Winter 2022

Plans for Winter Parks & Rec are starting to come in and we are updating league pages when information is received. The 2021-22 Parks & Rec Application is posted and linked on each of the league pages found under the Parks & Rec drop-down menu.

Applicants should be able to fully comply with all guidance and requirements of the leagues concerning protection and promotion of the health and safety measures.

FAQs for Club Volleyball and Park & Rec

We've been receiving similar questions over the past few months, so we put together an Introduction to MVOA video to help our officials navigate the sometimes complex world of volleyball officiating. You can watch the entire video or skip to the section you'd like to learn more about:

0:00 Introduction & Lead Assignors for each Event
5:58 How to apply to various events (Park & Rec, Juniors, Boys HS, etc.)
17:18 Required Paperwork for Independent Contractors

Park & Rec: Do you have your schedule link? MVOA updates assignment statuses for officials that apply to our events and this status can be viewed on your personal schedule sheet. If you need your link to your personal schedule sheet resent to you, please contact Debbie.

Club Volleyball: NEW FOR 2022 - We will be using Arbiter to confirm assignments. Be sure to keep your availability up to date in Arbiter. Arbiter will be used to determine your current availability should things change after you submit your application.

Uniforms

We've posted some uniform guidelines for Metro-assigned events. Please review them on the Uniforms page.

Certified Volleyball Officials shirts can be purchased through VBOfficialsGear.com

Electronic/Hand-Whistle Vendors

We'll post on each league page their return to play guidelines. If those guidelines include the use of electronic/hand whistles, here is a list of vendors for your consideration.

Midwest Volleyball Warehouse

Fox40 Direct

Amazon