Posts Tagged: Volleyball

2015 FIVB Women’s Volleyball World Grand Prix

The City of Omaha has been selected to host the Final Round of the 2015 FIVB Women’s Volleyball World Grand Prix (WGP), which is the premier annual international women’s volleyball tournament run by the International Volleyball Federation (FIVB). The Omaha Sports Commission will serve as the local organizing committee with the support of USA Volleyball,… Read more »

2008 will be big year for sports in Omaha

Maybe it will take until the Qwest Center Omaha pool fills, because nothing says different like a million
gallons of water. The last time Qwest Center Omaha hosted the NCAA volleyball tournament, 17,209 spectators saw Nebraska win the national championship. The final four returns to Omaha on Dec. 20.The U.S. Olympic Trials-Swimming sit right in the middle of a something-for-everybody sports year in Omaha. They promise world-class talent, major crowds and network television.

Omaha Sports Commission Set the Stage for Success

In 2006, No. 1 Nebraska rallied to defeat No. 2 Stanford in front of a record-crowd of 17,209 fans during the NCAA Women’s Volleyball Championship. The Qwest Center Omaha was transformed into a “sea of red” as the Huskers claimed their third national title and boasted 34,222 all-session attendees, a new NCAA Championship record.