The annual Big South National Qualifying Tournament is taking place in downtown Atlanta.
This event brings about 15,000 female volleyball players, between eight and 18 years old, to the area.
“It’s probably one of the fastest-growing sports in the country. It’s much bigger than people realize. Soccer is probably one of the biggest, but club volleyball is catching up to soccer in numbers very quickly,” tournament director Lauri Dagostino said.
There are more than 1,200 teams from 30 different states taking part in this tournament.