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  • You can also play as a guest for a $10 fee, no registration necessary. See schedule under Indoor Play.
  • Outdoor play: If you already paid your registration fee for the season, you're covered for outdoor play. If not, you can register for the summer for a reduced price of $15. No guest passes are available - you must be registered to play.
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Spring Newsletter - 2014

* NY Tournament * Nominatios * Pride *Ratings

NY Tournament

CBVA would like to wish Good Luck to the following teams representing Boston in two weeks:

Division B - Gasianpova, The Long Fellow, Let's Have a Kiki and KaBOOM

Division BB: Gizz-L, Brasil and Boston Teabaggers

Division A: TBA

Accordingly, our schedule on Sunday May 27 will be only two sessions, C and D, with their regular schedules. The gym will open at 4pm.

Closing Indoor Season's Award

It’s time for our annual Awards!
Every year, at the end of the Indoor Seasion, CBVA receives nominations for the following Awards:

Marco Ugande - Spirit Award

David Hildebrandt - Mentorship Award

Joe Gage - Leadership Award

Most Improved Sessions A, B, C and D.

Please submit your nominations to

Annual Meeting

Our annual meeting is scheduled for Saturday May 17th at 2pm. The Saturday session will be shortened on that day to two hours (noon to 2pm).   

Pride Parade

CBVA will be marching again in Boston’s Pride Parade, scheduled for Saturday, June 14th at noon. Stay tuned to our website and facebook for upcoming details about meeting location and time from our pride marshals, Chris Thomas & Andrew Martinez. We will also be putting together a t-shirt form.


Players may still request a ratings evaluation at any time. For more information on ratings click here. Or you may email the Ratings Chair.


Exclusive Cross Fit the Taj Offer for CBVA Members

Want to increase your overall strength? Want to be able to jump higher and spike the ball harder? Well then Crossfit the Taj is for you!!
Crossfit the Taj is proud to announce an exclusive opportunity to all CBVA members. This offer has been created for CBVA members and will help to improve your fitness and will prepare you to perform at an
amazing level on the volleyball court, giving you a huge performance advantage during game and tournament play.

Our certified coaches will help provide you with the tools and guidance you need to not only improve your overall fitness, but to also show you how your new and improved fitness will help your volleyball

At Crossfit the Taj, we offer several classes per day, 7 days a week to meet your every scheduling need. In addition, we also offer classes such as Olympic Weight Lifting, Mobility, Body by BOGO, Yoga and
Kickboxing. Full Service Locker Rooms with Showers, Overnight Lockers, Laundry Service, Sauna are also available. We also have 2 locations: Downtown Boston (Federal Street) and the North End (Salem

We are currently offering a special rate for our friends at CBVA! Come in for a FREE 1-day trial, and then for a limited time only, sign up for a full membership at the rate of $150 per month! The sign up rate is
available only from April 1st-April 20th!! You cannot beat this rate! The normal rate is $237 per month. So come on in and see what Crossfit the Taj can do for you! You can sign up for a trial at our website or send an email to or Can’t wait to see you all here at Crossfit The Taj!

Crossfit the Taj
133 Federal Street, Boston MA
(Come in to the main lobby and take the elevators down to LowerLevel)



Membership Meeting & Race for the Tiara!

Hey CBVA members!

There's 1 spot left and 3 members on the waiting list for our annual Valentines' Tournament, Saturday February 8th! Because of the tournament there will be no open play

On February 16th, between B & C sessions we will host a league-wide meetings to discuss and vote on skill level threshholds for each of the four Sunday divisions. Presentations will be made by various league members before opening the floor to discussion. In order to better accommodate A+D session attendees, we will have one meeting 2:15-2:45PM to discuss A+B sessions and 6:15-6:45 to discuss C+D sessions. We encourage everyone to contribute their opinions, but if you can't make it, we welcome you to send us an e-mail.

Saturday, March 1st is our annual Race for the Tiara! Doors open at 6, show starts at 7PM, and the event will be held at Machine Nightclub in Boston. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Home for Little Wanderers and the Waltham House. Tickets are available on our website for $15 in advance, or $20 at the door.



VDay Tournament & Next Clinic

It's time for our second tournament of the year! Saturday February 8th, 2014 – 9am-5pm. It's open to CBVA members signed up and their guests for the 2013-2014 season. Again we encourage Valentines-themed costumes :)

Tournament fees: $150 per team of 6 players by 1/22, $180 after. $25 for each additional player, and $10 extra for each nonmember

There will be a maximum of 8 teams, and we will split into upper and lower brackets after the seeding round. To register a team, email If you don't have a team but want to play, you can sign up at the Free Agent list. To pay, use this button here:

Team Fee + Paypal Fee
Team's Name
Team Captain


We will also host our next clinic on Saturday, February 1st, 2014 on Setting and 6-2:Transitioning. Advanced players Greg M and Andrew M will cover how to shift from hitting to block and from hit-coverage to defense, as well as the motions of overhand passing and setting. Tell all your friends, the clinic is $15/pp, RSVP on facebook or e-mail Because of the clinic there will be no open gym on 2/1! 

Weather Status Report

Outdoor Season
Coming End of May!!!

  • Tues/Thurs
    Joel Moakley Park
    South Boston

Saturday Plays - Open play - $5
12 (noon) to 3pm

A volunteer will put together the teams.

Sunday Play
Session A
12:30-2:30pm cut off at 12:15pm
Must be rated 7 or above

Session B
2:30-4:30pm cut off at 2:15pm
Must be rated 5 or above

Session C
4:30-6:30pm cut off at 4:15pm
Must be rated 3 or above

Session D
6:30-8:30pm cut off at 6:15pm
Open to all levels

We need volunteers to be Court Managers, please e-mail: for more information.

Court Managers play for free!

Check Facebook CBVA site for more details to become a member and how to volunteer.

Last updated: 3/9/14 5:04 PM

We will be announcing cancellations or anything else that will impact play for outdoor volleyball here. We will do our best to post cancellations by 5pm, but assume that volleyball is canceled if there is at least a 60% chance of precipitation forecast.

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