Clash in Carolina

hype nation's largest tourney ready to run it back in 2023

The Clash in Carolina presented by Hype Nation enters its third year at the Rocky Mount Sports Center on January 28-29, 2023. This event is open to USAV, AAU, and JVA teams.

Event Details:

  • Age Divisions: 10U-18U, Open & Club
  • Cost: $395
  • Location: Rocky Mount, NC

Check out our recap from 2022!

Hype Nation hosted the largest event of the season, the Clash in Carolina in Rocky Mount, North Carolina. The event was held at the SFM-managed Rocky Mount Event Center over the weekend as they welcomed 138 teams and over 1,800 spectators. This tournament resulted in over $2.1M in economic impact for the destination.

“What an incredible second annual event in Rocky Mount,” said Troy Helton, Hype Nation Partner. “This is by far our largest event of the season with over 1,100 athletes competing for championship medals.”

Hype Nation would like to extend a special thank you and shout out to two of our event sponsors. Mikasa for providing the tournament balls for all games and 431 Sports who provided all of the champion medals. Without the support of our sponsors, we wouldn’t be given the opportunity to work with other exceptional industry partners! Below is a list of the division champions from the Clash in Carolina.

Tournament Champions by Division:

  • 11/12 Girls: ARVC 12-1
  • 13 Girls – LAVA 13-Susan
  • 14 Girls – Carolina Edge 14
  • 15 Girls – CC Adrenaline 15 Elite
  • 16 Girls – LEVBC U15 National
  • 17/18 Girls – CAVC 18 Elite

For a full list of scores from the Clash in Carolina event, click here.

For teams or clubs interested in attending the third annual Clash in Carolina tournament, save the date for next year’s event currently scheduled for January 28-29, 2023.

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Clash in Carolina



Rocky Mount Event Center was made to host the biggest volleyball events around. The 75,000 square feet of playing space and include 16 volleyball courts and the option of a 50’x94’ master court for championships. This SFM Network facility’s goal is to offer a fun, welcoming atmosphere for everyone who loves volleyball to enjoy. Amenities include:

  • 16 Volleyball Courts
  • Family Entertainment Center with Arcade and Climbing Walls
  • On-site Cafe and Concessions
  • Mezzanine Viewing Area
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