District Report:

Perth Volleyball Club operates weekly training sessions at Perth High School on Tuesday evenings from 7:30 – 9:30 pm.

Kinross Volleyball Club operates weekly training sessions at Kinross High School on Monday evenings from 8 – 9:45 pm. (September to March). Free outdoor social volleyball sessions take place outdoors from April to September from 7 pm – 8:30 pm (weather permitting).

This year’s Premier League operated with 6 teams: Dodgy Spikers, Team Fife, Eagles, Mental Blocks, Fifers Too & Kinross Scotrange (each team playing 15 games throughout the season)

This year’s Recreational League operated with 10 teams:  Hitting Bricks, PLUS Perth Mental Health, Dunfermline, Aberfeldy, Tay Pearls, Motley Crew, Strathallan, Kinross BB, Perth High School & Kinross Mongrels (each team playing 18 games throughout the season.

All district league matches take place at Bell’s Sports Centre Coaching Hall on Sunday evenings between 7 pm and 10 pm with each team playing two timed matches and officiating one, sometimes two matches.

Perth & Kinross Under 18 Junior Boys competed in the SVA Junior National League.

The SVA/CEV Schools’ Initiative Launch (a 3 year programme) saw in-service training to PE Staff at Kinross High School and its feeder primary visiting PE specialist teachers.

Kinross High School supports weekly extra curricular volleyball every Wednesday lunchtime and after school (3:40 – 6 pm) with local volunteer SVA coaches.

Ben Pipes delivered introductory volleyball sessions at the following primary schools: Arngask, Cleish, Fossoway, Kinross, Milnathort & Portmoak.

A one day festival is scheduled to take place at Kinross High School on Friday 10th May for all the primary 7 pupils from the feeder primaries.

It is hoped to involve Perth High School and a selection of its feeder primary schools next session.

The Scottish Open Volleyball Tournament is scheduled to take place on Perth’s North Inch in late May with already 112 teams entered  – the highest entry for over 15 years.

Kinross Volleyball Club and Team Fife will be attending the De Haan (Belgium) volleyball tournament in August.

Dave Munro

District Organiser