Volleyball Capacity

All Beach and many Indoor events are nearing capacity, with new teams only being accepted in the ‘odd’ Indoor age groups (35+, 45+, 55+, 65+). If your desired event is not available, please register your interest the waitlist. Athletes from the waitlist will only be contacted if existing competitors withdraw from the competition. Players are still able to join existing teams via the normal registration process.

Registration Close Date

Athlete registrations for World Masters Games 2017 close 3 March 2017 (NZT). You must register by this date if you plan to compete in the Games. Note that disciplines/events will close early if they reach capacity as numbers are strictly limited.

3 March 2017 is also the date by which teams must be registered and have met their minimum athlete numbers including essential non-playing official roles. Team minimums vary by sport and information is detailed in the Sports Information Guide for each sport.

Additional team members over and above team minimums can continue to join existing teams until 31 March 2017 however a late entry fee of $50 will apply.

Volleyball Sports Information Guide

See the Volleyball Sports Information Guide for Scheduling, Venue, Competition Standards and Rules along with other important competition information.

This will be updated regularly as further information comes to hand. Team draws will be confirmed closer to Games time once registrations have closed all teams are confirmed in the competition.


Pairs - Men’s, Women’s and Mixed
Fours – Men's, Women's and Mixed

A Grade (Competitive) – Men’s, Women’s
B Grade (Recreational) – Men’s, Women’s, Mixed

Proposed Age Categories


30+, 35+, 40+, 45+, 50+, 55+, 60+, 65+, 70+


A Grade (Competitive) 30+, 35+, 40+, 45+, 50+, 55+, 60+, 65+, 70+

B Grade (Recreational) – Men’s, Women’s, Mixed 30+, 40+, 50+

The age category you will compete in for Volleyball will be determined as at 31 December 2017.

For team sports, the category you compete in is based on the age of the youngest team member.

For example, if your youngest team member is 39 during Games time but has turned 40 by 31 December 2017, you would compete in the 40+ age category.


Beach - Mairangi Bay Beach Volleyball Centre, located just over 16km north of Auckland Central
Transport Information Guide - Mairangi Bay Beach Volleyball Centre

Indoor - The Trusts Arena, located just under 15km west of Auckland Central

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Frequently Asked Questions

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How to Register

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