Only the best Volleyball Tournament 
in New England, I mean no big deal.

The Dig is a 2-day volleyball tournament located at the Wapping Fair Grounds, South Windsor CT(75 Brookfield St, South Windsor, CT 06074) where volleyball players of all skill levels compete for cash, prizes, and most importantly - Glory!


The Best Volleyball Around

Music All Weekend

Money (Pro) & Prizes

Players Party After Tournament

Beer Tent On-Site

Food & Drinks On-Site

Free Sports Masseuse On-Site 

Center Court / Featured Matches


Literally anyone can participate in The Dig. We've got divisions from Juniors & B divisions (for beginners) all the way up to Pro. This is an open registration tournament, all you need is an AVP America membership and again is open to anyone and everyone! Spectators also welcome for free - come grab food, drink beer, and watch volleyball!

The Dig is pool play format, followed by a single elimination playoff. All courts are traditional regulation size 30' x 60' "big courts" with rally scoring and no lets allowed. Saturday features Men's & Women's tournaments, while Sunday is Reverse Co-ed format & Juniors (*see the bottom of the "Rules" page for reverse co-ed specific rules).

Check in opens at 7:30AM and closes PROMPTLY at 8:30AM. Pool play will start at 9:00AM.


  • Juniors = High School & Younger Players by Fall Entering

  • B = Just Starting Out / Playing For Fun / Recreational Players / Younger Players

  • BB = Little experience. Can adequately bump, set and spike.

  • A = Some experience, can consistently keep a rally in play without a large number of unforced errors.

  • AA = A decent amount of experience. Higher level of play

  • Pro/Open = Top players, very experienced, understand the game at the highest level

  • Once an individual has competed and won a tournament at any respective division in the last 2 years, they must move up a division for this year's tournament. This carries across Men's, Women's & Coed. Teams may also be forced up due to our knowledge of their abilities and at Tournament Director discretion.

  • The seeding of the tournament (pools) are created exclusively based on Volley America points. This ensures NO bias in creating the pools.


  • "The Dig" is a 2v2 format.

  • Tournaments are located at the Wapping Fair Grounds, South Windsor CT (75 Brookfield St, South Windsor, CT)

  • Saturday is Men's & Women's separately, Sunday is Reverse Co-ed & Juniors

  • PRO DIVISON - Saturday pool play and playoffs up until the Quarter Finals, Quarter Finals-Finals will be played on Sunday.

  • Check-In opens at 7:30 AM, closes at 8:30 AM and pool play begins promptly at 9:00 AM.

  • If you're late to check-in you will be charged an additional $5 for each player that is late (if we even let you play).


  • You must be an AVP Silver member to play in the tournament (anyone can be a member). Sign up at https://avp.com/membership-sign-up/ for a Silver membership.

  • Registration fee is as follows per team:


Prizes include:

  • Backpacks

  • Volleyballs

  • Water Bottles

  • Coolers

  • Sweat Towels

  • Polarized Sunglasses

  • Sweatshirts

  • Long Sleeves

  • T-Shirts

  • Sandals

  • More!


  • Iron Horse Pub (*Players Party here both days after the tournament!*) - 836 Hopmeadow St, Simsbury, CT 06070

  • J. Fosters Ice Cream - 894 Hopmeadow St, Simsbury, CT 06070

  • Fitzgerald's Foods (grocery store) - 710 Hopmeadow St, Simsbury, CT 06070

  • Starbucks - 930 Hopmeadow St, Simsbury, CT 06070

  • The Popover Bistro & Bakery - 928 Hopmeadow St, Simsbury, CT 06070

  • Plan B Burger Bar - 4 Railroad St, Simsbury, CT 06070

  • Subway - 930 Hopmeadow St, Simsbury, CT 06070


    • Walking Distance:

      • Iron Horse Inn (low quality, cheap) 969 Hopmeadow St, Simsbury, CT 06070

      • Simsbury 1820 House - 731 Hopmeadow St, Simsbury, CT 06070

    • Driving Distance

      • The Simsbury Inn - 397 Hopmeadow St, Simsbury, CT 06070