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16 Dec 2023

Women's Volleyball Popularity Surges, Fastest-Growing High School Sport

Since 2017, women's volleyball participation [has grown 40%](https://www.thegistsports.com/article/digging-into-the-growth-in-womens-volleyball/) among high school and college girls. The sport's [surge in popularity](https://www.sportico.com/leagues/other-sports/2023/us-volleyball-participation-surging-1234742921/) is catching the attention of investors, broadcasters, and sponsors, making it the fastest-growing high school sport in the country. Between 2021 and 2025, 3 American pro volleyball leagues launched. In September 2023, League One Volleyball raised[ $35M](https://www.thegistsports.com/article/league-one-volleyball-raised-35m-in-series-b-funding/) in Series B funding.