About Us


The Darwin Volleyball Association, known to its members as DVA is Darwin’s home for  hard-court and beach volleyball competitions!

DVA is run by an enthusiastic and committed volunteer team that brings competitive and well organised events to the volleyball community throughout the year. DVA is a not-for-profit organisation that is governed by the DVA Constitution August 2011 and competitors are required to abide by local rules as outlined in the DVA By Laws July 2015.

DVA competition organisers all hold 1st aid certificates, Working With Childrens cards and all events are covered under insurance through Volleyball NT.

Classic Hardcourt Competition – MARRARA

Our classic hardcourt competition is held at the Marrara Indoor Stadium. It features a well designed air-conditioned indoor stadium with ample space for spectators to cheer along competitors. Two seasons of competitions are run throughout the year as below:

  • Wednesday Womens, Mens or mixed comp
  • Thursday mixed comp – a fun and relaxed version of the game


Beach Volleyball Competition – MINDIL

Darwin’s premier Beach Volleyball Competition is held on particular Sunday’s throughout the dry season that are carefully coordinated with cooperative tides and the famous Mindil Beach Markets. Visitors and local spectators attend this event to cheer on Darwin’s top competitors with the sand, sun and sweat.

Harcourt Juniors – MARRARA

DVA supports VNT and local schools in training and sending juniors (15-18yo’s) to Australian Volleyball Schools Cup, held in Melbourne in 2017 and 2018, and the Gold Coast for the first time in 2019. Any juniors interested are encouraged to email DVA to find out current training/participation information.

5 thoughts on “About Us

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  2. Hi, I am Suzy. I am really interested in playing volleyball. I saw the competition at mindil beach this morning. Is it possible to join with you?

  3. Hi Suzy! Thanks for contacting us! Darwin Volleyball Association run Hardcourt Mens and Hardcourt Womens competitions on Wednesday night at Marrara, Mixed Hardcourt Volleyball on a Thursday night at Marrara and beach competitions once every 3-4 weeks at Mindil Beach through the Dry Season. What volleyball interests you so I can provide further information etc. Have you played before or you’re wishing to start?


  4. I played volleyball when I studied in the university. And I stay in Darwin because of my work, I am a traveler with working holiday visa. Is it still possible to join u sometimes? How about today?

  5. Hi DVA, just a quick question, do you have any other grades between A and social?

    Regards Troy

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