Press Release

Iowa–Council Bluffs, IA – October 26 through October 28, 2023, the 25th Annual National Homeschool Volleyball Tournament (NHSVBT) was held at the Iowa West Fieldhouse in Council Bluffs, Iowa. The tournament is hosted by Metro Warriors Homeschool Athletics, a non-profit homeschool organization in Omaha, Nebraska. It is the organization’s primary fundraiser to support their homeschool girls basketball and volleyball programs.

The tournament consisted of 89 girls and boys volleyball teams from across 11 states, including , Colorado, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Texas, and Wisconsin. Teams are comprised of junior high and/or high school homeschooled athletes. All participating teams share similar organizational values.

There were 318 volleyball matches scheduled and completed. In addition, there was a fellowship night that included a guest speaker as well as several exhibition games featuring coaches. Sportsmanship awards are given to teams in each division and all tournament players are rewarded within each division. Each racket concludes with an awards presentation to celebrate not only the accomplishments of the individuals and teams at the tournament but also the many Seniors who have participated. A scholarship is also presented each year to a deserving Senior applicant who plans to continue their education.

Organizations participating included: Austin Royals, Austin (TX); CHSM Knights, Houston (TX); Central Nebraska Falcons , Grand Island (NE); DasCHE Spartans, Dallas (TX), Denver Eagles, Denver (CO); Goshen Blue Blazers, Goshen (IN); HHA Mavericks, Houston (TX); HRSC Patriots, Monee (IL); HSAA Dallas Angels, Dallas (TX); KASH Eagles, Kokomo (IN); KC East Lions, Overland Park (KS); Lincoln Cougars, Lincoln (NE); Net Force Falcons, Inola (OK), OKC Knights, Oklahoma City (OK); Omaha Metro Warriors, Omaha (NE); Omaha Lightning , Omaha (NE); Omaha Roadrunners, Omaha (NE); Rivertown Christian Volleyball, Wyoming, (MI); Rockford Fire, Rockford (IL); Rolla Royals, Rolla (MO); San Antonio Saints, San Antonio (TX); San Juan Chrisian Flames, Montrose (CO); St. Louis Ignite, St. Louis (MO); St. Louis Panthers, St. Louis (MO); SWCHA Saints, Waukesha (WI); TCA Lions, Omaha (NE); THESA Riders, Fort Worth (TX); Wichita 8:28 Gladiators, Wichita (KS) and Wichita Warriors, Wichita (KS);