The 38th annual Lindsay Thurber Varsity Volleyball Tournament will begin at 3 p.m. Friday.
The girls’ side will have nine teams with seven in the boys’ division.
The LTCHS Raiders, Salisbury and Vanier Catholic will compete in the girls’ A Pool with Notre Dame, Bev Facey of Sherwood Park and Dr. E.P. Scarlett of Calgary in Pool B and Hunting Hills, Spruce Grove and Sylvan Lake in Pool C.
Each team will play two matches before being reseeded with the first-place teams in each pool going into the Red Division, the second-place teams in White and third-place teams in Black.
Teams play another round-robin with the top eight teams advancing to the quarter-finals. The last-place team in the Black division will be eliminated. The quarter-finals go at 4:30 p.m. Saturday with the semifinals at 5:45 p.m. and the final at 7 p.m.
Lindsay Thurber, Notre Dame, Hunting Hills, Spruce Grove, Bev Facey, Salisbury and Vanier are on the boys’ side.
They play a round-robin with the top two teams meeting in the final and the third and fourth place teams clashing for bronze. Both games go at 5:45 p.m.