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Partnerships & Marketing Manager, NVL
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NATIONAL VOLLEYBALL LEAGUE HOSTS $50,000 VIRGINIA BEACH CHAMPIONSHIPS ALONGSIDE THE 54TH ANNUAL COASTAL EDGE EAST COAST SURFING CHAMPIONSHIPS
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Port Saint Lucie, FL July 11, 2016 – The NVL will be hosting the $50,000 Virginia Beach Championships on August 26th28th, 2016, as the second to last stop of their 2016 professional beach volleyball season. The event will be held in Virginia Beach, Virginia, alongside the 54th Annual Coastal Edge East Coast Surfing Championships. Included in the program will be a NVL junior’s clinic, PRO qualifier, and the NVL main draw tournament with top PRO athletes competing for a $50,000 purse.
The NVL will be partnering with the Tidewater Volleyball Association for the event. Tidewater Volleyball (www.playtva.org, @playtva) is a nonprofit charitable organization, local to the Virginia Beach area, dedicated to the promotion of beach volleyball, indoor volleyball and indoor sand volleyball. Tidewater Volleyball will be hosting an amateur beach volleyball tournament alongside NVL’s main draw event Saturday and Sunday to include men’s & women’s 2s / 4s and juniors 2s on Sunday.
“For 6 years The NVL has proven that working alongside preexisting events brings new excitement and fans to our sport,” said NVL Founder Albert, “ALB”Hannemann. “The East Coast Surfing Championship and Tidewater Volleyball is exactly what we look for in a partner. We can’t wait to get to one of the biggest volleyball markets in the nation and be a part of such a popular event.”
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