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Our goal is to provide quality, efficient and organized experiences through playing, coaching, officiating, education and administration. As a service organization, we are dedicated to our members and their interests.



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Congratulations NCR Officials

By North Country Region 12/10/2018, 1:00pm CST

North Country Region is proud to celebrate the success of our North Country Region Officials.  Congratulations to the North Country Region officials who were selected to officiate High School State Tournaments, the Collegiate National Invitational Volleyball Championship, NCAA Division I, II, and III National Championship Tournaments.  

MSHSL State Tournament NJCAA Division III Nationals
Trevor Beres Brad Aaberg
Steve LaVallie Robyn Courchane
Phil Rendina Tim Harlow
Al Tarara Tyler Kiel
NIVC Tournament NCAA Division I
Robyn Courchane Brad Aaberg
  Robyn Courchane
NCAA Division III Regionals Ross Erickson
Ross Erickson Christina Fiebich
  Tim Harlow
  Jeff Krause

Are You a Gold Medal Club?

By North Country Region 12/10/2018, 12:00pm CST

NCR is excited to announce a new initiative to recognize clubs who meet Gold Medal Club Criteria.  NCR will provide an emblem for each club that reaches Gold Medal Status to post on their website.  Details on how to be recognized North Country Region Gold Medal Club will be emailed Friday, December 14, 2019.

NCR Beginner Officiating Clinic

By North Country Region 12/05/2018, 10:30am CST

The NCR Beginner Officiating Clinic is aimed to help brand new referees with little to no officiating experience.

Date: December 11, 2018

Time: 5:00-7:00pm

Location: Mounds Park Academy, St Paul

Cost: $25


Chip Wolverton, Winner of the 2018 AVCA Convention Registration!

By North Country Region 11/29/2018, 11:45am CST

Congratulations to Chip Wolverton, Club Director of Sibley East Volleyball Club, for winning a full American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Convention registration. Sibley East Volleyball Club is located in the surrounding areas of Gaylord, Arlington, and Green Isle, MN and have all teams in their club registered with NCR for the 2018-2019 season.

Kairos Elite 18 Alpha Wins Inaugural NCR Boys Fall Power League

By North Country Region 11/04/2018, 4:00pm CST

Kairos Elite 18 Alpha (based out of Sioux Falls, South Dakota) narrowly won the Inaugural NCR Boys Fall Power League with a match record of 7-1 and a set record of 15-4.  They completed the league with a straight set win over MN Select 18-1 which finished 2nd in the league with a match record of 13-1 and a set record of 26-6.  Mizuno M1 18-1 finished third in the league, Vital 18-Jacob finished fourth, and MN Select 16s finished in fifth place.

The league was played on four play dates (9/30/18, 10/14/18, 10/21/18, 11/4/18) at the M1 Volleyball Center in Bloomington, MN.  The NCR Junior Boys Volleyball Season continues this winter with the first tournament kicking off on February 2nd, the NCR Winter Tournament.  The NCR Presidents' Day Smack Fest Boys Division will be on February 16th, and the premier event of the season NCR Boys Smack Showcase Regionals will be March 9-10, 2019 which will coincide with the NCR Junior Girl 18 Bid Tournament.