About the HVA

The Hertfordshire Volleyball Association (HVA) organise the Hertfordshire Volleyball League that comprises teams from Hertfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire and North London.

The HVA endeavour to cater for all abilities and ages and strive to raise the standard of volleyball in the area.

The HVA support a number of National League teams in Hertfordshire.

If you'd like to play volleyball, we'd like to help.

Coronavirus Guidance

The HVA have created a new page to help you get started playing indoor volleyball again this season, whilst reducing the risks associated with COVID-19. Please don't be complacent. The UK Government has allowed volleyball to return because of the meticulous safety plans and measures that have been introduced by Volleyball England, and these must be followed to ensure the safety of all involved,...

Finalising the 2019/20 season under COVID-19

In most things the HVA are doing under the pandemic, we're taking our lead from Volleyball England. You can see how they finalised their competitions here with details of their decision making process here (PDF download) . This approach was agreed at the HVA committee meeting held on 24 August 2020 (waiting on minutes). The League VE decided to award all league results as a draw, sharing the...

Indoor volleyball will return this September

We're very pleased to say that Volleyball England have announced that indoor volleyball can re-start (along with outdoor 6v6 and 2v2). You can read the guidelines https://www.volleyballengland.org/…/government-gives-green-… We'll digest and then organise the committee meeting we missed back in June to discuss the restart of competitive volleyball next season and how we intend to finish last...

All HVA volleyball cancelled due to coronavirus until 20th May

HVA will be following Volleyball England's lead and cancelling all county volleyball activities with immediate effect until 20 May 2020. That includes all league and cup fixtures including the Cup Final scheduled for 3 May 2020. We mirror the reason's given by Volleyball England and we won't repeat them here. We haven't taken the decision lightly. The Fixtures Secretary has cancelled all unplayed...

Coronavirus update from the HVA

The current Volleyball England announcement can be found here . There's some good additional volleyball specific advice there: Wash your hands before and after playing/training. Clean volleyballs after each match and training session. Avoid unnecessary contact before, during and after games. We don't currently see any reason to impose a blanket ban on all HVA matches. Whilst any volleyball match...

Cup date for your diaries

The 2020 Cup finals will be held on Sunday 3 May at Ridgeway Academy, with the format pretty much the same as last year . Thanks again to WHVC for hosting. More details soon, but please share info with your club members.

Harriers move to Division 2

St Albans Harriers Volleyball Club have requested a move of their men's team from Division 1 to Division 2. This has been discussed and agreed by the HVA committee. They are currently going through a re-structuring process with a number of new players and have struggled to field a competitive opposition at Div 1 level. This is with immediate effect. HVA have yet to update Division 1 on the...