Victorian Volleyball League
The Victorian Volleyball League (VVL) is the only state-wide volleyball league in Victoria.
Usual Season Timeframe: March - August
The season consists of 14 rounds and 3 weeks of finals, with games being played on Saturdays. Games are usually played at the State Volleyball Centre in Dandenong, 35km from Melbourne University (30-45 min drive along Monash Freeway).
Renegades enter both Men's & Women's senior teams in each division:
- Premier Division
- Division 2
- Division 3
- Juniors - see information specific to Junior players
Training & team selection beings mid January each year. Premier & Reserves teams train twice a week, Division 2 once a week (see training page for specific details). Players are also expected to take part in pre-season tournaments in March.
Are you suitable to play?
You do NOT have to attend Melbourne University to play for Melbourne University Renegades.
Enthusiastic players of all ages and abilities are encouraged to try out for a team. Some playing experience is usually required.
Please come along to a training session, speak with the coaches and join in a session if you are interested in playing.
- Highschool-aged children should email the Club at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information on Junior trainings or can go to the Junior Volleyball web page.
- Beginners should attend social training sessions held on Tuesday nights between 6:00pm - 7:30pm.
Frequently Asked Questions
I missed pre-season training & team selection. Can I still join a team to compete in the VVL?
Renegades welcomes all potential players to come along & join the club at any stage of the year. Players should come along to training on the appropriate night and discuss the matter with the coaches. Entry into VVL is not permitted after Round 7, however there may be an opportunity to train with squads in preparation for post-season tournaments.
What are the fees?
All members that play VVL are expected to pay Club Membership. VVL Competition Fees & VVI Player Registration Fees. The actual amounts owed vary depending on whether the member is a High-school student, University student or Non-Student. Melbourne Uni students receive the largest fee subsidy. Fees are to be paid in full within 2 weeks of starting training. Payment plans are available on request.
Can I train only?
If you cannot committ to the whole VVL season but have reasonable experience playing volleyball, you may be able to take part in state league training. Coaches can tell you if this is an option depending on team numbers. Alternatively, social volleyball is available on Tuesday nights.
Where do I buy my uniform?
Playing tops are provided by the club in exchange for a bond. The bond is returned to team managers at the end of the year once all tops from the team have been received. Plain black shorts (bike shorts/spandex for the ladies) are purchased items.
Club tracksuits are mandatory for all players at cost. Other merchandise (including socks & drink bottles) are also available.