Below are some of the Frequently Asked Questions we get at Molten. 

If you don't find the answer you are looking for here or elsewhere on the site, please Contact us and we will be happy to help you!


How many teams does Molten have?

Like any club, teams are determined at tryouts each year and can vary.  Come to the scheduled Open Houses and tryouts for more information.

Tryout dates?


Non-Travel Teams: 

November TBD

Traveling Teams:

November TBD

See Tryouts page for more information


August TBD

All Tryout Sessions will be held at Campo Verde High School. See Tryouts page for more information.

Cost for Club fees?

See payment schedule on the Payments page.

Is fundraising available?

Yes! More information is posted after tryouts each season and can be found on our Fundraising page.

What Age Division am I in?

You can determine the correct age group by reviewing the Juniors' Age Definition page on the AZ Region of USA Volleyball site.

What do I need to bring to tryouts?

The following forms are needed at check-in:
1. Copy of CURRENT confirmation of USAV membership
2. Player information sheet
3. Player Participation Agreement form
4. USAV Medical Release form
5. AZ Region Concussion Acknowledgement form
6. Safe Sport form
7. AZ Region Parent Code of Conduct form
8. $20 Tryout fee (cash or check made to Molten Sports)

A Non-refundable Commitment Fee of  is required at the conclusion of the tryout session if a player makes a team.  NON-TRAVEL Teams Commitment Fee is $350 and TRAVEL teams are $450.

Please see the information on our Tryouts page for links to the documents and our Girls Travel and Girls Non-Travel pages for more information and to DOWNLOAD THE FORMS.

How do I register with the Arizona Region of USA Volleyball?

Go to www.azregionvolleyball.org for detailed information.  Click on "Join the Region" and follow the directions given.

The process is not completed until the online Registration Form is completed and payment is completed with the AZ Region office .

All individuals must register or renew their Arizona Region tryout membership online PRIOR to tryouts each year.

How do I register with the AAU?

Some of the teams will be participating in AAU Tournaments.  These are usually national tournaments and the Phoenix Festival in June.

Please click here to download information about how to register.

All individuals must register or renew their AAU membership to be able to play in AAU tournaments.  Check and see if your child's team will be participating in an AAU tournament.

Length of club season?


Non-travel teams:  6.5 months
Travel teams:  7.5 months, depending on tournaments


Non-Travel teams:  5 months

Travel locations?


Each year is different.  Please see the Tournaments page for updated info.  Possible tournaments are:
  • Hawaii (March)
  • AAU Tournaments (specific tournaments to be determined annually--please see Tournaments page)
  • AAU National Tournament in Florida (June)
  • Phoenix Volleyball Festival



Goals for traveling?

To increase level of play through competition from other Regions and to prepare those seeking to play at the High School and Collegiate levels.

Where can I find information on the next tournament?

Tournament information can be found on the Arizona Region of USA Volleyball website and is not usually posted until 5 days prior to the tournament.

We will post the information on the Calendar when we have it or you can click on the links on the Practices and Tournaments area on the left side of this page for more information.

Travel arrangements for in-state tournaments?

All transportation is provided by parents.

Practice days, times and locations?

Tuesday/Thursdays (possible Fridays), 2 - 3 hours, minimum of 2 hours depending on the team.

Gilbert Public School Gyms : Campo Verde High, Highland Jr., Gilbert Classical Academy, Mesquite Jr. and Greenfield Jr. and South Valley Jr.
Mesa Public School Gym:  Smith Jr., Brimhall Jr., Skyline HS

Please see the Practice Gyms/Facilities page and the Calendar for more information about practices.

Sunday play?

Molten VBC does not participate in any practices or tournaments on Sundays.

Is playing time guaranteed?

Club membership entitles the player to participate in practices and tournaments as outlined by the club.  Practice time provides equal opportunity for all players. Playing time in tournaments is not guaranteed.  Factors that determine playing time will include attitude, attendance, punctuality, position, skill level and work ethic.  It is the goal of Molten VBC to give playing time to every athlete at every tournament, especially if he/she has exhibited the above traits.  Maintaining membership on a specific team is at the discretion of the club staff.  Movements from team to team may take place at the sole discretion of the club staff and are base upon the needs of the team(s) and the development of the player, including skills, commitment coach-ability, behavior, attitude, etc.

Can my child stop their club membership during the season?

No. It will be at the discretion of the club to release any athlete.

What if my child is injured during pratice or a tournament?

The member’s own personal insurance is considered the primary carrier in an event of an accident/injury.

As a registered member of USA Volleyball, USA Volleyball provides minimal accident insurance coverage. This insurance is secondary coverage with a deductible.

If an accident should occur, paperwork will be provided to the member, but Molten Volleyball Club/Molten Sports, LLC, USAV Arizona Region, nor Gilbert Public Schools will be involved further with the claim.

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