Volleyball

2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18
Pac-12 Meeting 1/21-22/2014 January 21, 2015 January 20, 2016 January 18, 2017
Season Opening Date August 29, 2014 August 28, 2015 August 26, 2016 August 25, 2017
Conference Start Date Wednesday, September 24 Wednesday, September 23 Wednesday, September 13 Wednesday, September 26
NCAA Selection Date Sunday, November 30 Sunday, November 29 Sunday, November 27 Sunday, November 26
First- and Second-Rounds Dec 4-7, 2014 Dec 3-6, 2015 Dec 1-4, 2016 Nov 30 – Dec 3, 2017
Regionals Dec 12-13, 2014 Dec 11-12, 2015 Dec 9-10, 2016 Dec 8-9, 2017
Regional Sites Wash., Iowa St., Louisville, Minn. TBD TBD TBD
AVCA Meeting December 17, 2014 December 16, 2015 December 14, 2016 December 13, 2017
Semifinals December 18, 2014 December 17, 2015 December 15, 2016 December 14, 2017
Finals December 20, 2014 December 19, 2015 December 17, 2016 December 16, 2017
Finals Site Oklahoma City TBD TBD TBD

17.24.3 First Date of Competition—Women. A member institution shall not engage in its first date of competition (game or scrimmage) with outside competition in women’s volleyball until the Friday prior to September 1. If September 1 falls on a Friday, the first permissible date of competition shall be the preceding Friday. If September 1 falls on a Saturday, the first permissible date of competition shall be two Fridays prior to September 1. (See Figure 17-2.) An alumni match may be played during the week (Saturday-Friday) prior to the first permissible date of competition. An institution may not begin competition in its segment in which the NCAA championship is not conducted until January 1. (Revised: 4/28/05 effective 8/1/05)

Championships Date Formula:
First/Second Rounds (16); First Thursday/Friday, Friday/Saturday or Saturday/Sunday following Thanksgiving
Regionals (4): Weekend following First/Second Rounds (Friday-Saturday)
Finals: Thursday and Saturday following regionals