COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (June 21, 2018) – Indoor volleyball players have had their turn, now it’s time for adult beach athletes to have their day in the sun.

USAV will host the inaugural USA National Beach Tour – Adult Championships on Sept. 29-30 at Fort Lauderdale Beach South Park in Florida.

Women’s and men’s divisions will feature Open, AA, A and B. Coed divisions will showcase teams in Open, AA, A and B. The women’s and men’s open divisions will offer cash prizes.

The competition format will be double elimination for the women’s and men’s Open divisions. All other divisions will have pool play followed by a single-elimination playoff.

“We are proud to be launching the USA National Beach Tour – Adult Championships and plan to make it an annual marquee event in our schedule,” said USA Volleyball CEO Jamie Davis. “Beach volleyball is a lifetime sport this competition will provide our adult players a great place to compete and celebrate at the end of the season.”

In addition to the fun on the court, the weekend will be highlighted by the Saturday night players’ party.

“We are so proud to host the USA National Beach Tour – Adult Championships on the sunny beaches of Greater Fort Lauderdale,” said Carol Hudson, vice president, Sports Business Development at the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau. “We look forward to welcoming all the athletes, coaches and fans to Greater Fort Lauderdale and know they will enjoy our beautiful 23 miles of golden coastline, culinary scene, water activities, and of course, great beach volleyball action.”

Saturday Sept. 29, 2018

Men’s & Women’s Open
Men’s & Women’s AA
Men’s & Women’s A
Men’s & Women’s B

Sunday Sept. 30, 2018
Coed Open
Coed AA
Coed A
Coed B

About Greater Fort Lauderdale

From the seagrass to the sawgrass, Greater Fort Lauderdale, located in Broward County, boasts more than 34,000 lodging accommodations at a variety of hotels, luxury spa resorts, and Superior Small Lodgings reflecting a vibrant cosmopolitan vibe. Visitors enjoy 23 miles of Blue Wave certified beaches, discover 300+ miles of inland waterways that run from the Intracoastal Waterway to the Everglades, dine at thousands of restaurants and eateries, get immersed in a thriving arts and culture scene and indulge in top shopping.

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