Decatur Force VBC: Team Types and Fees

Team Types and Fees
  1. There are no additional charges!! Fees include all team costs. (Hotels & Forcewear are extra.)
  2. Volleyball skills training sessions (setting, hitting, passing, etc.) will be offered to Decatur Force players at no charge.

Little Diggers $300 practice once a wk; one-day tournament
Winter Team (12s) $550 practice twice a wk; 5 one-day tournaments
Winter Team $580 practice twice a wk; 5 one-day tournaments
Regional Team $680 practice twice a wk; 6 one-day tournaments
Regional Plus Team $810* practice twice a wk; 6 one-day + a 2-day
Elite Team (13s-14s) $900** practice 2-3 times a wk; schedule tba
Elite Team $1200** practice 2-3 times a wk; schedule tba
National Team $1575*** practice 2-3 times a wk; schedule tba

The club fee covers tournaments, uniform (jersey, bikers, socks), practice facility rental, insurance fees, equipment, coaches’ compensation, & administrative expenses.

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The first payment (1/4 for National teams, 1/3 for Elite/Reg+ teams and 1/2 for all others) is due by November 26th. The second payment (1/4 for National teams, 1/3 for Elite/Reg+ teams and 1/2 for all others) is due on January 10th. Elite/Reg+/National teams will have a third payment due on Feb 10th. National teams will have a fourth payment due March 10th.

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Alternative payment arrangements can be made by contacting the fees administrator. There will be a charge of $10 per extra payment. Optional fundraisers will be available to defray a player’s individual costs. A $25 fee will be added to any account that is past due or for a check that is returned by the bank.


* Regional Plus team fees include same as Regional team with the addition of kneepads, extra practices, and an additional two-day tournament.

** Elite team fees include same as Regional team with the addition of second uniform, kneepads, warm-up, backpack, extra practices and additional two-day tournaments. Qualifier participation at coach's discretion.  Note: 13/14Elite will have a slightly scaled down pkg for cost reasons.

***National team fees include same as Elite team with the addition of shoes and practice tees. Other team attributes include:

·       Participation in a USAV National Qualifier to attempt to earn a bid to Nationals at the end of June (extended season not included in fees).

·       Practices two to three times weekly (November to late June-if necessary)

·       Head and Assistant Coach

·       Community Service & fundraisers