Badger Region/USA Volleyball Membership

How Can I Join the Madison Starlings?


Tryouts are complete for the 2019/2020 season.  Typically tryouts are in October for 13s and 14s, and November for 15+ age groups.

You can still come to our OPEN GYMS even if you're not on a Starlings team!  You  need a USAV/Badger Region membership (see details below).  See the home page for open gym schedule.

Requirements for Tryouts

  1. USAV Badger Region tryout membership - this is done online, see details below.  Bring your Membership # to tryouts if you've already done it.

  2. USAV Medical form (please bring insurance information if you don't do this ahead of time)

  3. Fill out Starlings tryout roster

  4. If you have played before, you must be in good standing with USAV Badger Region and Madison Starlings VB

Requirements for team offer

  1. Full Junior Membership in Badger Region, and select Madison Starlings as your team (if not already done).  Please know your Badger Region username and password so that you can log in and verify or fix your membership if needed.

  2. Complete required concussion training/acknowledgement (State of Wisconsin)

  3. Review USA Volleyball SafeSport.

  4. Review the Madison Starling Handbook.

  5. Pay dues and/or sign up for volunteer events in lieu of dues.

  6. Sign Madison Starlings Volleyball Club contract.

How Much Does it Cost?

  1. USA Volleyball- Badger Region membership

    • All players for Madison Starlings (and other clubs) are required to be a member of USAV - Badger Region Volleyball

    • $50 (Waived if Free/Reduced lunch)

  2. Madison Starlings Club Fees

    • The 2019/2020 club fees were $400 AND/OR 20 Volunteer hours (subject to review each season)

    • Our club provides many opportunities for members to work fundraising events in lieu of paying fees (see the Volunteer Events tab)

  3. $35 uniform fee

  • Fees for other clubs can easily top $2000!

  • Our fees do not cover the costs needed to run a club.  We rely heavily upon volunteers, grants and fund-raising.

USAV Badger Region Membership

  • To try out, all athletes must have a Badger region tryout membership, which costs $10 (or full membership).  This needs to be purchased ahead of time online.  The fee to tryout is the same for all athletes, regardless of age and if they are new or returning.

  • $10 cash can not be taken on the day of tryouts. 

  • For athletes who qualify for free/reduced lunch, DO NOT select the $10 Tryout Membership.  Select the "Full Junior Membership" for $50 but then select "Submit payment separately" at the "Payment Information" section.  The Madison Starlings will make arrangements to have your fee covered.

  • If an athlete needs assistance in registering ahead, please call  Badger region at 262-349-9785 or e -mail them at They can arrange for other forms of payment to be mailed in, such as cash or check.

  • Detailed instructions for new members can be found here.

  • Detailed instructions for returning members (or members from another club) can be found here.

Sign up for Badger Region/USA Volleyball membership online.


Clicking on Membership on the top of the website then follow the steps outlined in the instructions.

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