VNB Newsletter

January, 2024

Team NB Elite

(Formerly Eastern Elites / Summer Elite / Team NB)

Team NB Elite is Volleyball New Brunswick’s primary High-Performance program. Training and Competition happen in the summer every year, with multiple teams of male and female athletes training together, and competing against other Provincials Team Programs from Atlantic Canada.

New for 2024

Regional Tryout Dates:

    • Friday, March 1st – Edmundston, NB – Evening
    • Saturday, March 2nd – Fredericton, NB – Morning
    • Saturday, March 2nd – Miramichi – Afternoon/Evening
    • Sunday, March 3rd – Moncton, NB – Morning
    • Sunday, March 3rd – Saint John, NB – Afternoon

Final Tryout Dates:

15u and 14u Eastern Elite (2009 and 2010 and younger)
    • Saturday, March 23rd – Fredericton NB
17u Canada Cup and 16u Eastern Elite (2007 and 2008)
    • Sunday, March 24th – Fredericton NB

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VNB Provincials

Age Class Provincials, VNB’s largest tournament, wrapped up successfully on December 17, 2023!

152 Teams!

A record-breaking 152 teams competed across 9 divisions, from Tripleball to 18u, with lots of hardware handed out to the top teams.

Looking Ahead

Age Class Provincials 2024 will be even larger as VNB membership continues to grow.

Save the date – VNB’s ACP will take place on December 13-15, 2024

Canada Games 2025

The Canada Summer Games is the largest Canadian Sporting event and happens every 4 years, hosted by a different province each time. In 2025, St John’s, NL will host over 5,000 athletes and coaches for 2 weeks of competitive sporting events.

Team NB Indoor Volleyball

Open ID Camps

  • Sunday, June 9th, 2024 – Fredericton
  • Athletes must register to attend
  • Both Male and Female
  • Athletes must be born in 2007 or younger

Coaching Staff

Applications to coach the Canada Games NB Indoor Volleyball team will open on January 17th, 2024 and close January 31st, 2024.

Once the coaching rosters have been selected, VNB will share the coaching rosters through the site, and through social media.

Team NB Beach Volleyball

More information will be posted for Team NB Beach Canada Games soon!

Provincial Excellence Program

In 2023, VNB Kicked off a totally new version of the Provincial Excellence Program [PEP]. 

VNB Evaluators, along with the VNB High-Performance Committee Chairs, observed and evaluated over 400 male and female athletes throughout the VNB club, NBIAA, and Team NB Elite seasons. 

In total, 30 Female and 30 Male athletes were selected to join the first cohort for PEP 2023-24.

Check out the PEP page to learn what the program is all about!

Pictured below – VNB’s PEP athletes trained with Volleyball Nova Scotia’s PEP athletes in January 2024 in Fredericton.