Aug 03, 2022 03:00 AM PST

Watch the 2022 NVA Championships Live on ESPN!

The NVA is making history in the professional volleyball world, as it will stream the NVA Cup Championships on ESPN 3, August 5th - 7th.


After months of preparation and hard-work, the NVA is now in a position to come to an agreement with ESPN 3, and air the entire playoffs on their platform, from Friday to Sunday. This is a huge step for professional men’s volleyball in the United States, and the NVA looks to use this as a stepping-stone to continue growing the sport and the brand.


The NVA playoff bracket has been announced for the weekend of August 5-7. The seeds and matches are as follows:

TimeQuarterfinals (8/5)Semifinals (8/6)Finals (8/7)
9:00am#1: Utah Stingers (A2) vs OC Stunners (N3)
Noon#2: Texas Tyrants (A2) vs Southern Exposure (N3)
3:00pm#3: New Jersey Freedom (N1) vs Dallas Tornadoes (A4)Match #4 vs Match #23rd Place (11:00am)
6:00pm#4: Las Vegas Ramblers (A1) vs LA Blaze (N4)Match #1 vs Match #3Finals (2:00pm)

The NVA will keep the same format as the 2021 season in regards to the NVA Cup Championships schedule. The teams will play maximum one match per day, in a single elimination bracket, win or go home. An All-NVA team will also be announced at the conclusion of the playoffs, along with a Tournament MVP.


The entirety of the NVA Cup Championships will be streamed solely on ESPN 3. Simply visit: to catch all of our matches over the weekend to see who will hoist the NVA Cup on Sunday. The normal live-streaming services for the league, such as Youtube and Tiktok will not be available for the weekend. Be sure to follow the NVA on all social media platforms to stay up-to-date with all league announcements.

- NVA Staff Writer