USA Volleyball’s response to COVID-19 and guidelines toward Return to Play.

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USA Volleyball’s response to COVID-19 and guidelines toward Return to Play.

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May 8-9, 2021

Gulf Shores, Ala.

Beach Event, Beach National Qualifier

Location address: Gulf Shores Public Beach, 101 West Beach Blvd , Gulf Shores, AL 36542

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Schedule of age divisions:

Open Division: Girls 18u, 16u, 14u

Saturday, May 8th

7:30 am – Player Meeting – Due to COVID restriction in the State of Alabama and the Gulf Coast Region’s “Safer at Play” guidelines there will not be a players meeting for BeachFest 2021. Players should report to their court having checked in online and be ready for their first matches or their first work team duties. 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 Pool Play begins

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

Sunday, May 9th

8:00 am – Open Division Girls 18u, 16u, 14u, 12u Single Elimination Championship Bracket play begins in Gold, Silver Bronze and Flight Divisions

12:00 pm – Open Division Finals in the 18u, 16u, 14u, 12u divisions (these are approx. times)

Open Division 12u Girls - Open Division Boys plus USA Division

Saturday, May 8th

2:00 pm – Player Meeting - Amphitheater Pavilion Grass Seating area. A short rules and format of play follows Welcome…

2:30 pm – Open Division 12u Girls and Boys all age divisions, plus USA Division all age divisions Pool Play begins

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

Open Division Boys plus USA Division

Sunday, May 9th

1:30 pm - Open Division Boys all age divisions Single Elimination Championship Bracket play begins play begins in Gold, Silver Divisions

2:00 pm - USA Division Girls all age divisions Single Elimination Championship Bracket play begins play begins in Gold, Silver and Bronze Divisions

5:20 pm – Open Division Boys and USA divisions Finals (these are approx.. times)

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

PLEASE NOTE:This year the NCAA will not be selling tickets to spectators. Only the NCAA Collegiate player's families will be allowed to enter. Therefore, NCAA Beach National Championship Passes will not be included in your entry fee.

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: Click here to register a team for the event

Accommodations: Click here for hotel information

Age Divisions:

12 and Under Division: Players who were born on or after July 1, 2008

14 and Under Division: Players who were born on or after July 1, 2006

16 and Under Division: Players who were born on or after July 1, 2004

18 and Under Division: Players who were born on or after July 1, 2002 OR Players who were born on or after July 1, 2001 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.