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!

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

    • This Gray MSHSL shirt is ONLY to be worn for the fall MSHSL Girls High School Volleyball season events

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

    • Black Dress Slacks, Black Belt, Black Socks, Black Shoes

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

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.