Misleading "USA Junior Nationals" solicitation

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Updated information on this solicitation.

Colorado Springs, Colo., Nov. 8, 2001 — It has come to the attention of USA Volleyball that an organization calling itself USA Junior Nationals headquartered in Middleton, Wis., has been sending out letters soliciting female high school students to register for volleyball competitions. Specifically they are sponsoring various statewide or local tryouts across the country and also list an event called the USA Junior Nationals Eastern Regional Sports Festival that they state is tentatively scheduled for July 23-27, 2002 in Atlanta, Ga.

This organization and these events are not sanctioned by USA Volleyball and have no affiliation to any competitions or events sponsored or sanctioned by USA Volleyball. USA Volleyball does not have any relationship with this organization nor can it guarantee the accuracy, legitimacy, relevance, timeliness, or completeness of this organizations solicitations, mailings or events.

Those wishing to verify the authenticity of this organization and the events they sponsor are urged to contact the Attorney General's Consumer Affairs Division in their home state or that of the organization in Wisconsin. Concerns regarding this mail solicitation can also be directed to your local Postmaster.

Events and competitions sanctioned and sponsored by USA Volleyball may be found on our website: www.usavolleyball.org. USA Volleyball maintains a listing of Summer Camps specializing in volleyball that can be found at the USA Volleyball site under Youth. The American Volleyball Coaches Association also maintains a list of camps at their site: www.avca.org. Please contact us if you have any further questions or concerns regarding this matter.

USA Volleyball is the National Governing Body for the sport of Volleyball in the United States and as such is recognized by the United States Olympic Committee and the FIVB (Federation Internationale de Volleyball) as the organization primarily responsible for increasing participation and awareness of the sport of Volleyball in the United States. USA Volleyball's efforts are aided by the many member organizations with which it is affiliated, such as 39 Regional Volleyball Associations, the Amateur Athletic Union, NCAA, YMCA, National Federation of State High Schools Associations, the American Volleyball Coaches Association and the United State Youth Volleyball League.

For more information please contact:
Brent Buzbee
Manager, Communications & Technology
(719) 228-6800
(719) 228-6813 - Fax
[email protected]



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