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Welcome to the CYO Girls' Volleyball Page!

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Welcome to the CYO Girls' Volleyball Page!

Welcome to 2017 – 2018 Girls' CYO Volleyball

Information on coaches workshops, playoffs, tournaments and other information, when available, will be posted on this page.

For more informairton on CYO Volleyball in the Oakand Diocese, contact your local parish/Catholic school CYO athletic director or


Girls' CYO Volleyball Information

Oakland Diocese CYO Volleyball Rules

CYO Volleyball Rules of Note for 2017-2018

2017-2018 National Federation High School
Volleyball Rules Changes


Girls' CYO Volleyball Playoffs

Girls' CYO Volleyball Playoffs concluded the CYO season in February with skilled volleyball play and close matches ... one set in the finals with a score of 32-30.  To find out all the scores and the results, see the link to the results below.  The collage, above, are photos from the final matches, courtesy of Anthony De Los Santos.



The 2018 Jim Negri Tournament

Twenty-five 7th and 8th grade CYO girls' volleyball teams participated in this classic, one-day tournament on Sunday afternoon, January 14, at Moreau Catholic High School, sponsored by the CYO Office.  The day began with a special Mass, followed by exciting volleyball play with lots of cheering and excitement.The "RC Camp Sportmanship Award," voted by the tournament referees, was presented to a team in each grade with positive sportsmantship throughout the tournament – St. Elizabeth, Oakland in the 7th and 8th grades and Assumption, San Leandro in the 7th as well.
Pictured above is a collage of photos from the tournament. (Photos by Anthony DeLos Santos).  Below is a photo of the Marty Mart Scholarship awardee, Daina Rodriguez from St. Cornelius CYO along with her family, Mart family members and scholarship committee.  The scholarship was awarded at the Negri Mass.

Click Here to Download
2018 Jim Negri Tournament Results

See the Article in the Catholic Voice




Girls' CYO Volleyball Season Begins with
"Volley for the Cure" Tournaments!

The annual Girls' CYO Volleyball season began with pre-season "Volley for the Cure" tournaments for teams in 5th through 8th grade.  The tournaments were sponsored by St Bede CYO, led by AD Becky Marino, and by Metro CYO League, led by league president Janice Pontes. Photos above feature the St. Elizabeth, Oakland, 7th and 8th Grade teams who wore special jerseys for the tournament, a St. Edward CYO player holding the award jersey for the Metro tournament and tournament prayer and action.  The proceeds from the tournaments are donated to Breast Cancer Research.



Interested in CYO Volleyball for Boys?
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Boys' CYO Sand Volleyball

Boys' CYO Sand Volleyball is played in each spring at Quarry Lakes Park in Fremont. Teams of four compete for six weeks, followed by the annual "Sand Tournament" in which all are invited to compete.
For more information, Click Here to visit the Boys' CYO Sand Volleyball Page.



Catholic Youth Organization
Diocese of Oakland

2121 Harrison Street , Oakland CA 94612
510-893-5154 • Fax 510-834-5498

Bill Ford, CYO Director
Grace House, Administrative Assistant

CYO Email

2016-2017 CYO Girls' Volleyball Important Dates

2017-2018 Girls' CYO Volleyball

  • Practice begins: Friday, September 1, 2017
  • Coaches Certification Workshops: Tuesday, October 10 and Thursday, October 26
  • First day of League Play: Saturday, November 4
  • Jim Negri Girls Volleyball Tournament: Sunday, January 14, 2018
  • Diocesan Girls Playoffs: Saturday, February 17 - Tuesday, February 20


2018 Boys' CYO Volleyball
Click Here to Visit the Boys' CYO Sand Volleyball Page

CYO Volleyball Tournaments

Finding CYO Girl's Volleyball Tournaments

  (Tournaments are open only to CYO girls' volleyball teams.)

Click Here for information on entering volleyball tournaments hosted by our CYO parishes and schools.

Jim Negri CYO Volleyball Tournament

The Oakland Diocese CYO will host the annual "Jim Negri Tournament" for 7th and 8th grade CYO teams on Sunday,  January 14, 2018.  7th and 8th grade girls' Oakland Diocese CYO volleyball teams are invited.  Tournament Information will be posted here when available.

Click Here for Tournament Bracket and Fact Sheet Information

Click here for 2017 Jim Negri Tournament Results

Click here for a List of RC Camp Sportsmanship Award Winners


Resources for Volleyball Coaches