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ISF World Schools Championships

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ISF World Schools Championships

The Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) is the United States representative organization for the International School Sport Federation (ISF). The AAU identifies and qualifies teams and athletes for ISF international competition in all sports and the ISF Gymnasiade, multi-sport games. The AAU and IBVL coordinate the ISF qualifying beach volleyball competition. The ISF World Schools Beach Volleyball Championships take place every two years.

 

In 2017, the AAU/USA Girls U18 team of Sammy Slater (Ventura, CA), Alexis Fillippone (San Diego, CA) and alternate Hannah Martin (San Diego, CA) won the ISF Championships in Papeete, Tahiti. In addition,  the AAU/USA Boys U16 team from Westlake High School (IBVL) placed fourth in the competition.

 

The 2019 ISF World Schools Beach Volleyball Championships are scheduled in Italy with dates to be announced. The 2019 ISF Pan American Schools Beach Volleyball Championships may also take place.

 

2018-19 Age Groups:

 

U18 Select: Year Born: 2001-2002 

U16 School: Year Born: 2003-2004 (World)

U14 School: Year Born: 2005-2006 

 

USA/ISF Boys Qualifying Event: U16 School

25th AAU Boys' Junior National Beach Volleyball Championships - Oct 13, 2018

North Beach, Santa Monica, CA

 

USA/ISF Boys' Qualifying Event: U18 Select

AAU Winter Boys' Nationals - February 2, 2019 

The Pier, Hermosa Beach, CA

 

USA/ISF Girls Qualifying Event: U18 Select

AAU/ISF Girls' National Qualifier - December 8-9, 2018

The Pier, Hermosa Beach, CA

 

USA/ISF Girls' Qualifying Event: U14 School

AAU/ISF National Qualifier: December 9, 2018

The Pier, Hermosa Beach, CA

 

USA/ISF Girls Qualifying Event: U16 School

IBVL Pairs Tournament - April 27, 2019

Dockweiler State Beach, Playa Del Rey, CA

 

U18 Select - Athletes can be from any high school

U16 School - Athletes must attend the same school *

U14 School - Athletes must attend the same school

 

ISF Teams compete in doubles competition and are made up of two or three athletes to form a school team or select team.

 

*Eligible scholastic programs to comprise school based teams in the Boys and Girls U16 Division: Southern Pacific IBVL, Northern California IBVL, San Diego IBVL, and Arizona High School Beach Volleyball programs.

 

 

ISF World Schools Beach Volleyball Championships Host Countries:

2010 - China

2013 - Puerto Rico

2015 - Brazil

2017 - French Polynesia

2019 - Italy

2021 - Israel

 

ISF Pan American Schools Beach Volleyball Championships & World Showcase: (Girls U18 Select)

2019 - USA

2020 - USA

 

 

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2017 ISF World Schools Beach Volleyball Championships

Highlights from the USA vs Brazil Girls 18:U Final at the ISF World Schools Beach Volleyball Championships in Papeete, Tahiti. 

AAU/ISF National Trials

ISF World Championships: AAU National Trials

U18 Girls Select: Dec 8-9, 2018: Hermosa Beach, CA

U18 Boys Select: Feb. 2, 2018: Hermosa Beach, CA

U16 Girls School: Apr. 27, 2019: Playa Del Rey, CA

U16 Boys School: Oct. 13, 2018: Santa Monica, CA

U14 Girls School: Apr. 27, 2019: Hermosa Beach, CA