NCAA Volleyball Regionals

Playing in the NCAA volleyball regionals is the dream for every college

volleyball team competing in Division I.

That's the goal in the mind of many of the college volleyball coaches at

major institutions at the beginning of each season.

Although 31 college volleyball teams receive automatic bids to the

NCAA volleyball playoff tournament 22 of the 31 of these college

volleyball teams must first win their conference championship

tournament at the end of their regular season.

These conference winners receive an automatic bid to the NCAA

volleyball playoffs tournament.

So even if they aren't first place at the end of their regular season,

they have another chance to get into the NCAA volleyball playoffs by

winning their conference championship tournament.

The teams in the other nine conferences are competing hard from the

day they step on the court for their first regular season game because

the first place winner of the regular season in the Atlantic Coast, Big

12, Big West, Big Ten, Ivy League, Mountain West, Pac-12,  

Southeastern and  West Coast conferences... receive automatic bids

to the NCAA volleyball playoff tournament each year.  

This year the college volleyball conferences with the most at large bids

were the Big Ten and Pac-12 with six plus their automatic bid.

These two were followed by five bids which  the West Coast

Conference received, four bids for the Southeastern Conference and

Big 12 Conference respectively, three bids for the Atlantic Coast

Conference, two bids for Missouri Valley Conference and Big East

Conference and finally one at-large bid for the Mountain West


America East Conference- Binghamton received an automatic bid

into the NCAA volleyball tournament.

Atlantic 10 - Dayton qualified for the NCAA volleyball tournament by

receiving an automatic bid.

Atlantic Coast Conference- Florida State qualified for the NCAA

volleyball tournament with an automatic bid and North Carolina and

North Carolina State received at-large bids.


Atlantic Sun Conference- East Tennessee State qualified for the

NCAA volleyball tournament with an automatic bid.

Big 12 Conference- Texas received and automatic bid while at-large

bids went to Kansas, Iowa State, Kansas State, Oklahoma.

Big East Conference- Louisville received and automatic bid NCAA

volleyball and at-large bids went to Marquette, and Notre Dame.

Big Sky Conference - Northern Colorado received the automatic bid

Big South Conference- Liberty qualified themselves for the automatic

bid into the NCAA volleyball regionals.

Big Ten - Penn State as regular season champions qualified for the

NCAA volleyball regionals with an automatic bid. At-large bids went to

Nebraska, Minnesota, Michigan, Michigan State, Ohio State and Purdue.

Big West Conference- Hawaii received the automatic bid into the

NCAA volleyball tournament.

Colonial Athletic Association - Hofstra won the automatic bid to

NCAA tournament.

Conference USA - Tulsa won an automatic berth to the NCAA Volleyball 


Horizon League- Cleveland State qualified for the automatic bid

for their conference.


Ivy League-Yale received the automatic bid

Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference- Fairfield won an automatic bid

to the NCAA volleyball tournament.

Mid-American - Bowling Green won the NCAA volleyball tournament bid.

Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference- University of Maryland Eastern

Shore won the NCAA volleyball tournament automatic bid.

Missouri Valley - Creighton won the NCAA volleyball berth, while

Wichita State and Northern Iowa received at-large bids.

Mountain West Conference- Colorado State won the automatic bid an

at-large bid went to San Diego State .

Northeast - Long Island University in Brooklyn qualified

themselves for an automatic bid.

Pac-12 Conference - the Stanford Cardinals received an automatic bid

while at-large bids went to Oregon, USC, UCLA, Washington, Arizona


Patriot League - Colgate earned the automatic right to go to the

NCAA volleyball regionals tournament.

Southeastern - Florida qualified for the automatic bid and at-large

bids went to Kentucky, Arkansas, Tennessee and Texas A&M.

Southern - College of Charleston won the bid to the NCAA volleyball tourney.

Southland Conference - Central Arkansas received the automatic bid

Southwestern Athletic Conference -Jackson State qualified for the

NCAA volleyball playoffs.

Sun Belt Conference - Western Kentucky earned the NCAA

volleyball bid.

The Summit League - IPFW won the Summit League

championships and a trip to the NCAA volleyball playoffs.

West Coast - BYU won the WCC championships and a trip

to the NCAA volleyball tourney. So did Loyola Marymount, Pepperdine,

University of San Diego, Santa Clara and St. Mary's with at-large bids. 

Western Athletic Conference- New Mexico State earned an

automatic trip to the NCAA volleyball regionals tournament.

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