Beach Tournaments 2020

Required Membership (AVP America)

Starting This year, TVA is unable to purchase AVP America Memberships and all beach tournament memberships must be purchased through the AVP. Please click here to begin your membership registration process.

Information about your membership

  • Cost: $20.00 + $1.60 Processing Fee
  • Gives you access to participate in beach volleyball tournaments under the AVP America umbrella of promoters
  • Gives you discounts on AVP Merchandise and Sponosor merchandise. Click here to see all your member benefits. 
  • Covers your insurance for participating in AVP America Sanctioned events
  • AVP Ranking System based on player’s results from tournaments throughout the US
  • Online Registration that seeds players based on AVP Ranking System in all divisions
  • $40,000 Beach Grand Prix Program that awards cash prizes based on results from the year’s tournaments, professional to novice for male, female and coed tournament players

For more information on the purpose of your AVP America membership, CLICK HERE


Scroll to bottom of page to see more information on Tournament Formats, Rules and Payout etc.

2020 Summer Tournament Series Info

Register and get Seeded at the TVA AVPAmerica Page by clicking here

Registration will open once we receive approval from state and local government to host events at the Virginia Beach Oceanfront.

2020 Summer Beach Tournament Series

Due to the uncertainty surrounding the COVID-19 Pandemic, all dates are tentative based on approval from state and local government.

June 13-14 Kick Off Classic 

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June 27-28 South End Slam

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July 11-12 Beat the Heat Twilight Coed Tournament

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July 18-19 AVT Tournament at VB Field House

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July 25-26 Virginia Beach Open 

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August 1 Beat the Heat #2 Twilight Tournament

Details

  • 4:00 pm Gates Open
  • 5:00 pm Game Play starts
  • 2:00 am Tournament Ends
  • Location: Virginia Beach Field House Outdoor Sand Courts (2020 Landstown Centre Way, Virginia Beach, VA 23456)

Divisions Offered

Saturday August 1st

  • Coed Open 2's - $40.00 per player
  • Coed AA 2's - $35.00 per player
  • Coed A & BB 2's - $30.00 per player

August 8-9 Wilson Open

Details

  • 7:00 am Gates Open
  • 8:00 am Game Play starts
  • 8:00 pm Tournament Ends
  • Location: Virginia Beach Field House Outdoor Sand Courts (2020 Landstown Centre Way, Virginia Beach, VA 23456)
  • Depending on # of teams, Saturday will have an AM Wave and a PM Wave starting at 2:00 pm
  • Sunday depending on number of teams will send some divisions to the TVA Indoor Sand Courts

Men's and Women's Open Waitlist Procedure:

  • Teams have until August 1st to register.
  • Priority of entry until August 1st is determined by team point total! Just because a lot of teams have signed up doesn’t mean you’re out of luck assuming you and your partner have enough avp points.
  • AFTER August 1st, entry spots (if any are remaining) will be 1st come 1st serve.

Divisions Offered

Saturday August 8th - $2,750 Payout

  • Men's & Women's Open 2's - $40.00 per player

Sunday August 9th

  • Coed AA 2's - $30.00 per player
  • Coed A & BB 2's - $25.00 per player
  • U16 Girls 2's - $25.00 per player

August 15-16 AVPA 2-Star Juniors Qualifier

Details

  • 7:00 am Gates Open
  • 8:00 am Game Play starts
  • 8:00 pm Tournament Ends
  • Location: Virginia Beach Field House Outdoor Sand Courts (2020 Landstown Centre Way, Virginia Beach, VA 23456)
  • Depending on # of teams, Saturday will have an AM Wave and a PM Wave starting at 2:00 pm
  • Sunday depending on number of teams will send some divisions to the TVA Indoor Sand Courts

Divisions Offered

Saturday August 15th

  • U14 & U18 Girls Doubles - $30.00 per player

Sunday August 16th

  • U12 & U16 Girls Doubles - $30.00 per player

August 22-23 - ECSC Warm Up

Details

  • 7:00 am Gates Open
  • 8:00 am Game Play starts
  • 8:00 pm Tournament Ends
  • Location: Virginia Beach Field House Outdoor Sand Courts (2020 Landstown Centre Way, Virginia Beach, VA 23456)
  • Depending on # of teams, Saturday will have an AM Wave and a PM Wave starting at 2:00 pm
  • Sunday depending on number of teams will send some divisions to the TVA Indoor Sand Courts

Divisions Offered

Saturday August 22nd

  • Men's & Women's Open 2's - $40.00 per player
  • Men's & Women's AA 2's
  • Men's & Women's A 2's
  • Men's & Women's BB 2's

Sunday August 23rd

  • Coed Open AA 2's - $40.00 per player
  • Coed AA 2's - $30.00 per player
  • Coed A & BB 2's - $25.00 per player
  • U16 Girls 2's - $25.00 per player

August 28th, 29th & 30th 1st Annual East Coast VolleyFest

With Regret we are informing everyone that the EAST COAST SURFING CHAMPIONSHIP will not be hosting a Volleyball Event this year. That being said, we have made contingency plans with our partners at the Virginia Beach Field House to host the 1st Annual East Coast VolleyFest. This is a 24 hour Beach Volleyball Tournament that includes FIVE rounds of Volleyball. The event starts Friday August 28th with a Juniors tournament. See the schedule of events below

Friday August 28th 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

  • Girls U12 2's - $30/Player
  • Girls U14 2's - $30/Player
  • Girls U16 2's - $30/Player
  • Girls U18 2's - $30/Player
  • Girls U14 4's - $30/Player

Friday August 28th 5:00 PM - 3:00 AM (Twilight Tournament)

  • Men's AA 2's - $40/Player
  • Men's A 2's - $40/Player
  • Men's BB 2's - $40/Player
  • Women's AA 2's - $40/Player
  • Women's A 2's - $40/Player
  • Women's BB 2's - $40/Player

Saturday 29th 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM

  • 24 Team Men's Pro Division (Final Six teams play Sunday Morning) - $50/Player
  • 24 Team Women's Pro Division (Final Six teams Play Sunday Morning) - $50/Player

Saturday 29th 5:00 PM - 3:00 AM (Twilight Tournament)

  • Coed Open 2's - $50/Player
  • Coed AA 2's - $40/Player
  • Coed A 4's - $30/Player 

Sunday August 30th 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

  • Men's and Women's Pro Qtrs, Semi's & Finals
  • Coed A 2's - $40/Player
  • Coed BB 2's - $40/Player
  • Coed BB 4's - $30/Player

Divisions are subject to Change based on weather and number of entries.

Music, Games, Fun, Door Prizes, Vendors, you want it we got it.

Tournament Regulations

General Regulations and Rules

  • Tidewater Volleyball will back referees calls 100%. Only rule interpretations can be appealed to the tournament or competition director. We will back all yellow and red cards handed out by referees. We expect players to respect the players refereeing.
  • No swearing, drinking alcohol, using controlled substances or making racial or derogatory comments at any time
  • No alcohol on the beach as per City of Virginia Beach Ordinance
  • All City of Virginia Beach Ordinances must be followed at all times
  • Fighting is not permissible at any time and may result in a one-year ban from participating in any tournaments
  • Players may be given a warning or thrown out of the based on the severity of the event
  • Once you register for a division, you may not play in LOWER level without permission from the tournament director. Exception: If you register for OPEN, you MUST play OPEN. You cannot drop to a lower level.
  • We do not offer cash refunds. We offer vouchers for future tournaments.
  • Please review our Inclement Weather Policy regarding weather related cancellations

OPEN (PRO) Specific Regulations

  • CHAMPIONSHIP MATCH PRIZE RULE: In order for a team to receive a cash prize, the Championship Match must be played. If a team cannot begin the championship match, they will be replaced with the team they defeated in the semi-final match and will also forfeit their right to the prize money for 2nd place. They will still receive the prize money for 3rd place. TVA retains the right to enforce this rule at their discretion.
  • CHAMPIONSHIP MATCH INJURY RULE: If a team or player is believed to feign an injury in the championship match to avoid playing the entirety of the match, they must provide a physician's notice within 72 hours to Tidewater Volleyball Association confirming the injury in order to receive the cash prize. Failure to provide the confirmation of the injury from a certified doctor/physician will result in a forfeiture of the teams cash prize. TVA retains the right to enforce this rule at their discretion.

Tournament Formats

Open Level Formats

All tournaments will be pool play with all teams making a best out of three single elimination playoff bracket unless one of the following occur:

  • 13 or more teams participate: This will result in a double elimination bracket tournament. All matches will be match play (best out of three 21/21/15)
  • 20 or more teams participate: This will result in a double elimination bracket TWO DAY tournament. All matches will be match play (best out of three 21/21/15)

Adult Formats

  • All tournaments will be pool play with a best out of three single elimination playoff bracket unless the one of the following occur:
  • 16 or more teams participate. This will result in the creation of pools of 4 or 5 teams with the top two teams coming off the net for a best out of three single elimination playoff bracket (21/21/15)
  • Coed Tournaments are required to have at least one female on the court
  • You cannot have three players participate in a doubles tournament

Juniors Formats

All tournaments will be pool play with a best out of three single elimination playoff bracket unless the one of the following occur:

  • 16 or more teams participate. This will result in the creation of pools of 4 or 5 teams with the top two teams coming off the net for a best out of three single elimination playoff bracket (21/21/15) 
  • U12, U13, and U14 Girls and Boys Divisions may be combined to create a MIXED or COED competition based on the number of entries

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