The Virgin Islands Senior National Team has been involved in International Competition for generations since its beginning in 1966. Members of this programs rich history have played professionally indoors and on the sand. The current National Mens team consists of some great athletes, competitors and experienced volleyball players. In the last World Championship qualifications the USVI qualified for the third round of Competition in Puerto Rico. In round three they matched up against Mexico, Barbados and Puerto Rico. This finish solidified the USVI as a strong competitor in the current arena. The Senior Mens team will be competing in the Caribbean Cup to be held in St Thomas this July 2012. The mens team will also be competing in the next round of the World Championships beginning their first round Qualification in early November.