Volleyball tournament brings thousands to RVA

Volleyball tournament brings thousands to RVA

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - The 11th annual Monument City Classic began Friday night at the Richmond Convention Center and runs through Monday.  The volleyball tournament is one of the biggest on the east coast and brings 323 girls club teams to Richmond.

The tournament features play at the open, club and select levels.  The Richmond Convention Center floor was transformed into 32 full-size courts for the event.

4,500 players and coaches and 6,000 spectators are expected for the duration of the tournament.

The Richmond Volleyball Club is hosting the event.  They field both youth and adult volleyball teams.

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