PHOENIX - Thousands of volleyball players are at the Phoenix Convention Center this weekend for a big tournament.

"It's a lot of fun," said Jordan Gonzales, a right side hitter for Team Molten. "I love my teammates and they're all really helpful and my coaches are helpful."

The Volleyball Festival runs through Sunday.

"Our girls are doing fantastic," said Abigail Standage, coach of Team Molten. "They are putting in 110 percent. the girls are passionate about volleyball the same as me. I really like sharing this experience and watching other girls enjoy this sport as much as I do."

Among the 500+ teams competing, there are players from all over the US and around the world.

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