The U.S. Women’s National Team will play on U.S. soil for the first time since winning the Olympic gold medal in Tokyo when it competes in the 2022 FIVB Volleyball Nations League (VNL) on May 31-June 5 at Brookshire Grocery Arena Bossier City, Louisiana.
The U.S. Women, ranked No. 1 in the world, are the three-time defending VNL champions. Their Louisiana stop will kick off three weeks of VNL preliminary-round competition, and the only preliminary round hosted in the United States. Top teams in the preliminary round advance to the final round on July 13-17.
Other countries that will compete in Shreveport-Bossier City are 2020 Olympic silver medalist Brazil, along with Canada, Dominican Republic, Germany, Japan, Korea, and Poland. The United States is ranked No. 1 in the world, followed by Brazil at No. 2, Dominican Republic at 7, Japan at 9, Germany at 11, Poland at 12, Korea at 14, and Canada at No. 18.
Ticket packages will go on sale Tuesday, Dec. 14 at 11 a.m. CT at https://go.usav.org/22VNLTix. Early-bird pricing will end January 10, 2022, and individual tickets will go on sale in the spring of 2022, if available, and start at $35 each.
Two early-bird packages will be available, an All-Session Pass and a Weekend Pass. The Early-Bird All-Session Pass starts at $156 and will grant access to all 16 matches, with the option to add on a $125 meet-and-greet pass for Thursday, June 2, 2022. This once-in-a lifetime opportunity will allow for a limited number of people to meet select athletes and coaches on the U.S. Women’s National Team.
The Early-Bird Weekend Pass starts at $99 and will allow access to Friday, Saturday and Sunday’s matches, June 3-5, 2022. Nine matches will be played Friday through Sunday including USA vs. Brazil, the first time they have played each other since the 2020 Tokyo Olympics where the U.S. Women beat Brazil for the gold medal.
The schedule for May 31-June 5, 2022, at the Brookshire Grocery Arena in Bossier City is as follows:
Tuesday, May 31, 2022
5 p.m. CDT Germany vs. Brazil
8 p.m. CDT USA vs. Dominican Republic
Wednesday, June 1, 2022
5 p.m. CDT Korea vs. Japan
8 p.m. CDT Poland vs. Canada
Thursday, June 2, 2022
2 p.m. CDT Germany vs. Japan
5 p.m. CDT Brazil vs. Poland
8 p.m. CDT Canada vs. Dominican Republic
Friday, June 3, 2022
2 p.m. CDT Germany vs. Korea
5 p.m. CDT Dominican Republic vs. Brazil
8 p.m. CDT USA vs. Canada
Saturday, June 4, 2022
2 p.m. CDT Korea vs. Poland
5 p.m. CDT Dominican Republic vs. Japan
8 p.m. CDT USA vs. Brazil
Sunday, June 5, 2022
Noon CDT Poland vs. Germany
3 p.m. CDT Japan vs. USA
6 p.m. CDT Korea vs. Canada