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Gulf Coast Region BeachFest

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Location

101 Gulf Shores Pkwy,

Gulf Shores, AL 36542


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BeachFest

BeachFest!

National Qualifier

Gulf Shores, AL

May 6th, 7th, & 8th 2022

Gulf Shores, AL

101 Gulf Shores Pkwy, Gulf Shores, AL 36542

AVCA Collegiate Sand Championships

2012, 2013, 2014, 2015

NCAA National Beach Championships

2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022

Beach Coaches

Coaches will come to tournament headquarters the day of the tournament to sign in to receive a wristband.  Each coach must have  Proof of the following:

Covid-19 Awareness Policy

Player Requirements

Shawn Weaver

Beach Fest Tournament Director

Team Check In Requirements

Each player needs to submit the following through our ONLINE Player Check-In.  You can take a picture of the Medical Release and submit it with your Online check-in.

Beach Service Rentals

Lower Alabama

Beach Service

Don't want to travel with a car load of beach essentials?  Reserve your chairs and umbrellas and pick them up next to tournament headquarters.

Use our Beach Services and pick up your beach essentials at the tournament.

Cobia Beach Chairs   $30 per day,

Beach Umbrellas  $25 per day

60 qt Ice chest $25per day

Contact, Bob Bryant,  Lower Alabama Beach Services to reserve your beach essentials  251.600.9660

Cash or Check Only at Pick Up

PLEASE NOTE

All teams registering in "Open" will compete for "Open Division" Bids to the National Beach Tour Junior Championships. 

Girls' Teams registering in "USA" will compete for "American Division" Bids to the National Beach Tour Junior Championships.

Registration Deadlines:

All team entry fees include two all session player entry credentials to the NCAA Collegiate Beach Championships...May 6-8, 2022

OPEN Division is a 3 day Tournament with full matches.
Friday, Saturday, & Sunday
 

USA Division is a 2 day tournament. Saturday & Sunday only.

Information

Name of the BNQ: Gulf Coast BeachFest BNQ - OPEN Division

Date of event: May 6-8, 2022

Location address: Gulf Shores Public Beach - Gulfplace, 101 East Beach Blvd, Gulf Shores, AL 36542

 

Schedule of age divisions:

Friday, May 6th:  Open Division Girls 18u, 16u, 14u

2:00 pm – Player Meeting

2:30 pm – Open Division Girls 18u, 16u, 14u age divisions Pool Play begins

Saturday, May 7th: Open Division Girls (all ages) (AM);  Open Division Boys and USA Division (PM)

7:30 am – Player Meeting: Our short BeachFest rules session will be posted to all teams on Thursday as the schedule is released on the Gulf Coast Region website home page

8:00 am – Open Division Girls 18u, 16u, 14u, 12u Pool Play continues,

 

1:00 pm – Open Division Girls 18u, 16u, 14u, 12u  Pool Play concludes

2:00 pm – Player Meeting 

2:30 pm – Open Division Boys (all ages) plus USA Division (all ages) Pool Play begins

7:30 pm – Pool Play concludes for all PM Waves

 

Sunday, May 8th: Open Division All Girls (AM);

Open Division Boys and USA Division (Begins later AM)

For event questions please contact: Shawn Weaver coachweaver@pivc.org

ATHLETES FROM CANADA OR PUERTO RICO ARE REQURIED TO CONTACT Beachevents@usav.org 

PRIOR TO REGISTERING FOR THIS EVENT(REGARDLESS IF YOU HAVE A USAV ID NUMBER)

 

Coaches MUST Register, Click Here

PLEASE NOTE

All teams registering in "Open" will compete for "Open Division" Bids to the USA Beach National Championships. 

Girls' Teams registering in "USA" will compete for "American Division" Bids to the USA Beach National Championships.

Registration Deadlines:

All team entry fees include two all session player entry credentials to the NCAA Collegiate Beach Championships...May 6-8, 2022

If you wish to register for the "USA Division" please CLICK HERE.  

 

 

 

Roster Changes after April 22 will be $50.00 per team (contact coachweaver@pivc.org)

 

No Refunds after -  April 20, 2022

Accomodations:

USAV has teamed up with Team Travel Source to provide discounted room rates. Please use the link below to search for hotel options. 

https://usav.teamtravelsource.com

 

Age Divisions:

12 and Under Division: Players who were born on or after July 1, 2009

14 and Under Division: Players who were born on or after July 1, 2007

16 and Under Division: Players who were born on or after July 1, 2005

18 and Under Division: Players who were born on or after July 1, 2003 OR Players who were born on or after July 1, 2002 and a high school student in the twelfth (12th) grade or below during some part of the current academic year

 

DRESS CODE/ATTIRE: Uniforms are not required but are encouraged. All athletes are REQUIRED to wear a top, for girls it must cover your midsection when standing, and bottoms such as spandex, shorts or leggings. No bikinis will be permitted for any team. For boys it must be a tank top or t-shirt that covers the midsection when standing, and bottoms such as board shorts, athletic shorts. No brief type swim trunks.

 

For more events in the Gulf Coast Region visit https://www.gulfcoastvolleyball.org/

For more USA National Beach Tour events visit www.nationalbeachtour.com

Location
Gulf Shores West Public Beach
201 West Beach Blvd
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
United States