Membership and Competitions MEMBERSHIP RULES. Membership Registration Periods – are a maximum of 12 months cover. All memberships are consistent with the membership period of Volleyball Queensland from 1 April - 31 March. You must be 18 years of age or older to register an electronic membership with Gladstone Volleyball Association. If you are a Junior member, a parent or guardian must complete the registration. Any U/19 member must be 18 years or younger (under 19) as at the end of the year their application is made. If a mistake has been made with this registration process, please contact GVA Committee immediately. Membership to Gladstone Volleyball Association will only be valid pending finalisation of Volleyball Queensland membership. All members of GVA must be current VQ members - membership of GVA will be terminated once you are no longer a financial VQ member. All members must follow all GVA and VQ by-laws and policies. A copy of GVA by-laws and policies can be obtained from the GVA committee. All financial GVA members are able to attend training sessions for FREE on Tuesday nights. Representation at Tournaments will be decided by the coaches of the respective teams (Junior, Women's, Men's) and is only available to Thunder squad members. If you wish to upgrade from social club member to Gladstone Thunder squad member, a player must pay the difference in fee when joining the squad. Note as per VQ membership, photos may be taken of players for promotional reasons for the club. The current GVA membership fees are listed below. Please note that the fees below are re-invested into the running of your club. Competition Fees are also payable on a seasonal basis. The cost is $30 per player, and covers all matches. U/19 social club member - $30. Adult social club member - $60. U/19 Thunder squad member - $35. Adult Thunder squad member - $65.