The Great Lakes Volleyball League (GLVL) was founded in 2016 and had approximately 150 teams participate during its first season. The league is intended for beginner to intermediate and/or non-travel teams. If your teams typically compete in Classic to Aspire or Patriot to American divisions then they would be a perfect fit to join.
All clubs and teams part of any affiliation are welcome to participate including but not limited to AAU, JVA and USAV.
All league matches will have certified referees. League format will include seeding dates followed by dates for up and down bracket play.
Read below to see the full league schedule.
Entry fee is $1,250/team.


January 20th & 21st
February 10th & 11th
February 24th & 25th
March 10th & 11th


January 20th & 21st
February 10th & 11th
February 24th & 25th
March 17th & 18th


January 13th & 14th
February 2nd & 3rd
March 3rd & 4th
March 17th & 18th
2018 Hosting Sites & Facilities
Niles IL
Marengo IL
Aurora IL
Top Flight
Elgin IL
Registration Opens October 1st
Find more information visit GLVBSERIES.COM
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Tournament Food Policy: NO OUTSIDE FOOD AT EVBC!

ENERGY’s TOURNAMENT FOOD POLICY = NO OUTSIDE FOOD OR BEVERAGES, including coffee, may be brought into the Energy Sports Complex on tournament days. This policy is in effect at ALL VB facilities. (Athletes may bring a bottle of water or sports drink only.) Breakfast, lunch, snacks, and beverages are available within the facility at Energy Concessions throughout each tournament day.

Failure to follow food policy can result in personal and/or team fine or forfeit!

Tournament Uniforms

All Energy Players must wear the Energy issued uniforms for all tournament play:

  • Nike Jersey
  • Nike shorts/spandex
  • Nike Jacket and Pants
  • Nike socks
  • Nike shoes & knee pads
  • Nike back pack
  • Molten L2, super/soft touch
  • Whistle

Failure to wear and or have any of the above items means you will not play in the entire tournament, this is not optional or up to the coach. If you are missing items replacements can be purchased in the pro shop.


Players should store all belongings on the shelves located nearest to the court they are playing on. Players and spectators are responsible for anything they bring to Energy Sports Complex. Energy VBC is not responsible for any item brought to Energy Sports Complex that is lost, stolen, or damaged.

Entrance Fee

There is a $5.00 entrance fee for each tournament for all attendees – Energy and non-Energy. The Niles Amusement Tax is included in this entrance fee. The City Tax is included in concessions pricing.