USA Volleyball and Gulf Coast Region guidelines for COVID? The Fall Beach Classic will adhere strictly to COVID guidelines set forth by the CDC, USA Volleyball and the Gulf Coast Region. Those guidelines require social distancing, answering the CDC – five COVID health questions, following state facial covering guidelines which in Alabama presently is optional for outdoor events and knowledge that random temperature checks for athletes and spectators are required when requested.
What items can I bring to the Beach? For the Fall Beach Classic - BNQ and for the proper care of athlete shaded cool down, canopy pop-ups will be allowed. Pop-Ups cannot exceed 10 feet by 10 feet in measurement and should be in good working order as to create a pleasant visual impression. Umbrellas & folding beach chairs are encouraged. Portable generators and electricals are not allowed on Gulf Shores Beaches as well as glass, pets, open flame cookers, etc. Amplified listening devices are not allowed at the 2020 Fall Beach Classic – BNQ.
Where can parents set up to watch their Fall Beach Classic participant? Parents can stage their canopy and umbrellas adjacent to the court their participant is playing on. For the outer courts set up can occur either on the sideline or endline. For the inner courts set-up can occur only on the endlines. There are 37’6” between each endline of courts, 10’ feet back from each endline is playable service area & free space for each court. The middle 17’6” is dedicated as the spectator/family zone for set up of the correct size (10 feet x 10 feet) canopy pop-ups and umbrellas in the middle 10 feet……with a 3’+ pedestrian walk area on either side of spectator/family zone as to not interfere with the court service and free space area.
Participant information you need to know for the Fall Beach Classic!!
Game balls will be furnish – Molten BV-5000 Beach…teams must furnish practice balls
USA Volleyball – Gulf Coast Region Dress code applies for teams playing and teams that are the work duty team: 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.
✔Beach Chairs & Beach Umbrella/CANOPY TENTS ARE ALLOWED AT THIS EVENT (10 x 10 or less)
✔Sunscreen – SPF needs to be high if you are not accustomed to being in direct sunlight
✔Water and/or re-hydration sport drink – Very Important to Stay Hydrated
Junior Girls Attire
➤ Shorts or spandex
➤ Tank top that covers the midriff when arms are at the sides
➤ Hats, visors, sunglasses and sand socks are considered optional personal attire.
Junior Boys Attire
➤ Shorts and a tank top that covers the midsection
➤ Hats, visors, sunglasses and sand socks are considered optional personal attire