Uniforms & Equipment

General Uniform Guidelines for Metro Volleyball Assigned Events

Rule #1: Look (and be) Professional.

Rule #2: See Rule #1.

Rule #3: Being in uniform is an expectation of the officials we assign. You're representing yourself AND Metro Volleyball when you step onto the court and only have one chance to make a first impression. Make it a good one!

Juniors Events Uniforms

Preferred Uniform Shirt is the Certified Volleyball Official polos (either in blue, grey or white shown in the pictures to the left)

    • MN Boys HS - For MN Boys High School, matches, please wear the certified white polos only (not the blue or grey polo)

    • You can order the preferred polos at: http://vbofficialsgear.com

      • NOTE: This is the only vendor that sells the preferred/certified polos and they have very little in stock and currently are seeing supply/delivery issues. If you need an alternative, please purchase an inexpensive plain white polo (option below)

Acceptable Alternatives:

    • Old Certified Volleyball Official logo white polo

    • Plain/no manufacturer logo, white polo from any vendor

NOT ACCEPTABLE:

    • Grey MSHSL-logo polo (these are for MSHSL girls volleyball matches only)

    • Other club/tournament affiliated polos

    • Anything with zebra stripes


Patches

  • Please only wear USAV and PAVO patches at USA Volleyball and NCAA sanctioned events.


Uniform Pants

Preferred Uniform Pants are Navy dress slacks

Acceptable Alternatives:

    • Black dress slacks

    • Black golf pants

NOT ACCEPTABLE:

    • Yoga pants

    • Capri pants

    • Sweatpants

    • Wind pants

    • Khaki's


Shoes/Socks

Preferred Shoes are Plain white shoes w/ little or no accents

Acceptable Alternatives:

    • Plain black shoes w/ little or no accents

NOT ACCEPTABLE:

    • Obviously dirty/worn tennis shoes

    • Shoes with lots of bright colors

MSHSL Girls High School Volleyball Uniform

REQUIRED MSHSL = Gray MSHSL Volleyball Official Polo (long or short sleeve, you don't have to match your partner)
NO LONGER ALLOWED = PLAIN white polo shirt

    • The Gray MSHSL shirt should ONLY be worn for MSHSL Girls High School Volleyball Season Events

    • You can purchase the polo from:
      General Sports Braemar
      7505 Ikola Way #203, Edina, MN 55439
      Or Contact Shawn Vallek at 612-925-4010, svellek@generalsports.us

    • Black Dress Slacks, Black/Dark Brown Belt, Black Socks, Black Shoes


For Girls MSHSL Only: Black MSHSL Logo Mask is an option in addition to the plain white, gray and black masks mentioned below.

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

General Sports - Braemar

Fox40 Direct

Amazon

Masks

    • PLAIN BLACK

    • PLAIN GRAY

    • PLAIN WHITE

    • Standard disposable masks (typically light blue on one side and white on the other)

    • FOR GIRLS MSHSL ONLY: BLACK MSHSL LOGO MASK - PURCHASE FROM GENERAL SPORTS

    • NO OTHER OPTIONS, WORDS, PICTURES, PATTERNS, COLORS, SLOGANS

    • MUST BE BIG ENOUGH TO FIT SECURELY ON YOUR FACE TO COMPLETELY COVER YOUR MOUTH AND NOSE AT ALL TIMES, INCLUDING WHEN USING A REGULAR WHISTLE UNDERNEATH YOUR MASK.