Fall Mini-Season

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FALL Girls School-based teams  —  General Info  —

Tryouts are held in late August (in 2023, Tryouts will be held in conjunction with our SUNDAY CLINIC 8/27; no separate payment required to be assessed/considered fro a Fall Mini-Season team). Fall mini-season teams will participate in 2-4 local tournaments, September-October.  Some LJV Fall teams may also have matches/scrimmages against other local middle school teams.

The Fall Mini-Season is for players who are not currently playing on a school-based team …  it’s a great way to have a short-season local team experience and stay sharp during the Fall and be ready for the longer Girls CLUB season…  or just play on a Fall team and compete against other clubs and schools!

Fall Teams are formed by age/grade:
3rd – 6th graders will compete in 12U division (“Club” or “Open” level of local team play)
7th – 12th graders will compete in “13U and Above” division (“Club” or “Open” level of local team play)

Birthdate does not matter for Fall season, only your grade in school.  Scroll down for TRYOUTS info!


During the Fall mini-season, we strive to provide opportunities and make teams for all interested players, in order to help player development and prepare young players for the Club Season Tryouts (which take place in October).

Any high school players who did not make their high school team(s) are encouraged and welcome to come play on a Fall Local team with LJV and compete in Local tournaments!

Note to High School players: It is against CIF rules for a player to play on their HS team and a club team during the same season.


Fall  MINI-SEASON TRYOUTS 2023 (open to grades 4-12)

SUNDAY 8/27 4:00-6:00pm at Mission Bay High School – Register for SUNDAY CLINIC and let the coaches know you want to play on a Fall Mini-Season team!


Questions?  send an email to LJV



Fall school-based teams typically have practices 1-2x/week and will have 2 or 4 local (in San Diego County) half-day tournaments in Rancho Bernardo.  Team-specific schedules and practice days will depend upon your daughters’ team placement.  All Fall teams typically have two “events” per week, either 2 practices or one practice and a tournament. 

We hope to field Fall teams for all interested players. However, we can never accurately predict the turnout of players and we may need to cut some players.  Those players may choose to register for the series of Sunday practices in order to improve skills and confidence prior to Club Season Tryouts.

TOURNAMENTS & GAMES for Fall teams
– 2 or 4 half-day tournaments in Rancho Bernardo (“Fall-Series” at SDVBC)
– 3rd-6th graders will compete in 12U division, using the VolleyLite ball
– 7th-12th graders will use regular weight volleyball and full-height net in 13+ division

Fall 2022 tournaments start on Labor Day weekend 2023!

Link to Tournament dates: Fall-Series Tournament Website

$350 if 2 tournaments (thru mid-September) or $750 if 4 tournaments (thru lat October) No pro-rating or refunds for missing a tournament or practice. Fall Season fees include LJV shirt, equipment, gym rental, tournament fees, coaching, and insurance.


Jon Murphy and additional Assistant & floater LJV coaches will help out and supplement as needed




Sundays at Mission Bay HS Big Gym, starting Sunday August 20th  Sunday Fall Clinics

This is a great option for those who either do not make a Fall team or simply prefer to wait until Spring season to join a team and wok on skills once a week during August/September…  Weekly Sunday clinics to learn & improve your skills before Spring season tryouts (which start October 1st!).  All Sunday clinics open to 4th-12th graders, all levels, open to both boys and girls. Multiple courts, multiple coaches!