BeachFest 2020 National Volleyball Qualifier

Posted 6/19/20

GULF SHORES, Ala.  - The Beach is Back. Although the 2020 NCAA National Beach Championships at the Hang Out were spiked due to COVID-19, competitive 2-on-2 volleyball in the sand is back this …

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BeachFest 2020 National Volleyball Qualifier

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GULF SHORES, Ala.  - The Beach is Back. Although the 2020 NCAA National Beach Championships at the Hang Out were spiked due to COVID-19, competitive 2-on-2 volleyball in the sand is back this weekend. The BeachFest 2020 National Volleyball Qualifier was set for Saturday and Sunday (June 20-21) on Gulf Shores Parkway. Boys and Girls teams in different age-divisions will compete.

Among the competitors were a junior team from Tennessee coached by acclaimed Hyden Beach volleyball academy founder John Hyden who has worked with many NCAA and Olympic champions, including three-time gold medalist Kerry Walsh Jennings. For more on Hyden who may hold future clinics in the area visit: Hyden Beach.com. Or see Related Link.

Open Division Girls 18u, 16u, 14u, 12u 

Saturday, June 20

 Player Meeting – Court # 23… Honored guest Olympian Barbara Navia – National Team Member of the first Women’s Olympic Team of USA Volleyball. That team participated in the 1964 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan….the Olympics return to Tokyo, Japan in 2021. A short rules and event format of play follows the Welcome…

– Open Division Girls 18u, 16u, 14u, 12u Pool Play begins

 – Open Division Girls 18u, 16u, 14u, 12u Pool Play concludes

Sunday, June 21

. – Open Division Girls 18u, 16u, 14u, 12u Single Elimination Championship Bracket play begins in Gold and Silver Divisions

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

Open Division Boys plus USA Division 

Saturday, June 20 

– Open Division Boys all ages, plus USA Division all ages Pool Play begins

 – Pool Play concludes for all PM Waves

Sunday, June 21

 - Open Division Boys all age divisions Single Elimination Championship Bracket play begins

 - USA Division Girls all age divisions Single Elimination Championship Bracket play begins

– Open Division Boys and USA divisions Finals 

Visit GulfCoastVolleyball.org for results and more details. See Related Link Below. https://www.gulfcoastvolleyball.org/beachfest

BeachFest - COVID-19 Policies and Procedures

PERSONAL AND GROUP PROTOCOLS

Questions for site visitors parent and participating child regarding COVID-19 symptoms

▪  Have you or the child been in close contact with a confirmed case of COVID-19?

▪  Are you or the child experiencing a cough, shortness of breath, or sore throat?

▪  Have you or the child had a fever in the last 48 hours?

▪  Have you or the child experienced new loss of taste or smell?

▪  Have you or the child experienced vomiting or diarrhea in the last 24 hours?

▪ Have you consider the inherent potential for disease transmission associated with the type of sport volleyball is.

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