Sandbox CT - Event Details

June 17, 2017
Beach Volleyball Event
June 17, 2017
900 Groton Long Point Road, Groton, CT

 
Esker Point Beach, Mens / Womens Divisions

Men`s Open & AA Registration will be available on 6/5/2017 12:00pm


Divisions: Men's A; Men's B; Women's Open; Women's AA; Women's A; Women's B;

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Details:

THE SANDBOX is proud to announce the 2017 Beach Volleyball Tournament Series, taking place this summer at two great venues - Esker Point beach in Groton, CT and Ocean Beach in New London CT. Here’s what you need to know to get in the game!

 

NOTE: All registering teams MUST have two (2) Players listed, and BOTH Players MUST have a VALID Volley America membership, at the time of registration. Any team registered as a 1-Player team (no Player 2 listed), or any team registered with Player(s) not having a valid Volley America membership, will be removed from the Entry List without notice or recourse.

 

REGISTER and pay through the Volley America web site:

- $60* per team

- $15** annual Volley America membership required for each participant.

* price includes $10 discount for online registration and payment. On-site / day-of event registration fee is $70

** price includes $5 discount for online membership purchase. On-site / day-of annual membership fee is $20

 

DATES:

 

- Saturday May 20th 2017 - 8am to 5pm (Men/Wom at Esker Point Beach, Groton CT)

- Sunday May 21st 2017 - 9am to 5pm (Coed at Esker Point Beach, Groton CT)

 

- Saturday May 27th 2017 [Memorial Day weekend] - 8am to 5pm (Men/Wom; at Ocean Beach, New London, CT)

- Sunday May 28th 2017 [Memorial Day weekend] - 9am to 5pm (Coed; at Ocean Beach, New London, CT)

 

- Saturday June 17th 2017 - 8am to 5pm (Men/Wom at Esker Point Beach, Groton CT)

- Sunday June 18th 2017 - 9am to 5pm (Coed at Esker Point Beach, Groton CT)

 

- Saturday July 1st 2017 [4th of July weekend] - 8am to 5pm (Men/Wom at Esker Point Beach, Groton CT)

- Sunday July 2nd 2017 [4th of July weekend] - 9am to 5pm (Coed at Esker Point Beach, Groton CT)

 

- Saturday August 12th 2017 - 8am to 5pm (Men/Wom/Coed at Esker Point Beach, Groton CT; Volley America Flyaway Qualifier)

- Sunday August 13th 2017 - 9am to 5pm (Coed at Esker Point Beach, Groton CT)

 

- Saturday September 2nd 2017 [Labor Day weekend] - 8am to 5pm (Men/Wom; at Ocean Beach, New London CT) – DOUBLE VA POINTS!!

- Sunday September 3rd 2017 [Labor Day weekend] - 9am to 5pm (Coed; at Ocean Beach, New London CT) – DOUBLE VA POINTS!!

 

- Saturday September 9th, 2017 - 8am to 5pm (Men/Wom/Coed at Esker Point Beach, Groton CT)

- Sunday September 10th 2017 - 9am to 5pm (Coed at Esker Point Beach, Groton CT)

 

 Juniors Tournaments

- Sunday June 11th 2017 – 9am to 5pm (Juniors; at Esker Point Beach, Groton CT)

- Sunday June 25th 2017 – 9am to 5pm (Juniors; at Esker Point Beach, Groton CT)

- Sunday July 9th 2017 – 9am to 5pm (Juniors; at Esker Point Beach, Groton CT)

 

FORMAT:

- Doubles (2X2) - Mens, Womens and Coed.

- Pool play with single elimination finals.

 

DIVISIONS*:

- Intermediate (B)

- Skilled (A)

- Advanced (AA)

- Open (O)

*Divisions may be combined at the discretion of the tournament coordinator.

 

SCHEDULE:

8:00 am – OPEN division checkin (9:00 am on COED Sundays)

8:30 am – All other divisions checkin (9:30 am on COED Sundays)

9:00 am - 1st match start (10:00 am on COED Sundays)

2:00 pm – estimated time that some nets will be available for pickup play

4:00 pm – estimated time that final matches will occur

 

NUMBER OF TEAMS:

- Esker Point Beach: 10 net maximum, 10 teams maximum per division

- Ocean Beach: 20 net maximum, 20 teams maximum per division

- Divisions filled on first-come, first-served basis

- Advance registration and payment is REQUIRED to guarantee your team spot!

- Walk-ons will be accommodated as able.

 

PRIZES:

- $520 minimum prize purse for Open divisions with 10 or more teams in the division. A minimum of $50 will be deducted from the prize purse total for each team under 10.

- $250 minimum prize purse for AA divisions with 10 or more teams in the division. A minimum of $50 will be deducted from the prize purse total for each team under 5.

- $400 minimum prize purse for COED AA divisions with 10 or more teams in the division. A minimum of $50 will be deducted from the prize purse total for each team under 10.

- Merchandise, sponsor prizes and beach volleyball essentials available to all divisions at the discretion of the tournament coordinator.

 

 


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