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BAVA Stars Development Program

BAVA will not be able to offer the Stars Program in 2024.

Please click below to check out the Winter and Spring Clinic options.

The BAVA Stars Development Program is designed for younger players who are interested in skill development and game play, eventually to play in the full club season.   It is appropriate for girls ages 10-14/grades 5-8.

The Stars program is a step up in time/commitment level from the Fall Rec League and a step lower in time/commitment level from the travel Club Season.


Please read everything below.  If you still have questions, please reach out to:

Lauren Leventry

Phone: 4104436677 (text/call)

2024 Dates and Structure

BAVA will not be able to hold the Stars Program in 2024.  


Historically - it has run like this:

8-9 weeks of learning skills in a practice format (January through March).  Players will develop skills and learn game play.

1 tournament on a weekend day (end of March or early April)
* The tournament date will depend on the age group of the team(s) we are able to form based on registrations, which will be determined in early March.


Annapolis Area Christian School
Middle School Campus
716 Bestgate Road
Annapolis, MD 21401

Practice Day and Times

Thursdays: January TBD thru March TBD


age requirement

Players must be 14 or younger on July 1, 2024 and still in middle school.  Minimum age is 10.


$TBD total

$55 to register with USA Volleyball
$TBD to register with BAVA (plus the credit card transaction fee)

Prior to first practice

1) BAVA will send you an invitation via email to connect your USA Volleyball registration to the BAVA database.  This is how we know you have a membership.  Emails will be sent between Jan 6-9 and will come directly from SportsEngine.

2) Please print, fill out the below medical form and bring it to the first practice.  We will have copies available if you do not have access to a printer (bring your medical information that is on the form to practice so it is easy to fill out).

What to bring to practices

* wear athletic gear and shoes
* a full water bottle (there is a water fountain for refills) 
* hair pulled back in a pony tail or headband
* no jewelry
* volleyball knee pads are not required or needed (but you can wear them if you want!) 
* a bag to store your personal items
* your own hand sanitizer/wipes if you want
* a mask if you want, not required

First night info

First practice is Thursday, January TBD, 6:30-8:30pm at Annapolis Area Christian School (716 Bestgate Road, Annapolis, MD 21401).  Please arrive between 6:15-6:30pm

Parents—please come in with your player to complete registration (verify USAV registration and complete medical form info).

Once registration is complete, the players will go into the gym for practice.  We do not have room for parents to spectate in the gym.  There is a lobby for you to sit (bring your own chair) and you can view into the gym from this lobby area.

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Beginning of the Program information

Registration process (3 steps)

It will close on January 2 or when the program is full (whichever comes first).

1) Register with USA Volleyball

* The season membership cost is $55. Please complete the registration steps all the way to the end. You will need your CHRVA registration number (7 digits) in the BAVA registration step #2.

* Registration must be done by a parent on behalf of your daughter. Have your credit card and parent's drivers license available.

* All players must be registered with USA Volleyball through the CHRVA registration to be eligible to participate.

2) Register with BAVA


- Your USAV number generated in step #1.
- An electronic copy of your birth certificate to upload to our system.  Please take a picture with your phone/tablet prior to doing your registration so it can be uploaded.
- A credit card for payment.  The cost is $500.

3) USA Volleyball Medical Form

Please print, fill out the below medical form and bring it to the first practice.  We will have copies available if you do not have access to a printer (bring your medical information that is on the form to practice so it is easy to fill out).

Stars Refund Policy

* If you tell BAVA (via email 10 or more days prior to the start of the program (January 2 or before) that you are unable to attend, all but $50 of your registration fee will be refunded.

* If you tell BAVA (via email 0-9 days prior to the start of the program (January 3-12) that you are unable to attend, registration fees are non-refundable.

* if you tell BAVA (via email after the program has started (after January 12) that you are unable to participate, registration fees are non-refundable.

* pro-rated fees are not available.