FIRST SAND TOURNEY OF 2014!

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Hey hey everyone! Since the weather is finally clearing up, we’ve scheduled our first sand tournament! Saturday, March 29 we’ll kick things off with a 3s tournament at Reveille Ranch. We will allow all-ladies teams to have 4 players. Cash prizes to at least the top two teams! Cost is $60 per team, and registration closes Friday, March 28th at 5, so get your people together and sign up ASAP!

http://bit.ly/sandkickoff2014

Registration live now!

Good afternoon! The registration form for our next tournament just went live! Details as usual – 2 divisions, cash prizes, lots of fun competition on the sand. Thanks again to our first sponsor, Hernandez Law Firm, who provided the new volleyballs and coolers and coozies, and to Reveille Ranch for continuing to host us. Register soon – we only have slots for 20 teams!

http://bit.ly/sanddoubles3

Sept 1 Doubles Tournament VIDEO LIVE!

Thanks to Sir James, we have a new compilation video of the final match in the A Division. Another highlight video of the whole tournament will be coming soon.

Our next tournament will be Saturday, September 28 – grab your teammate, get some practice in, and be watching for the registration form!

Next Tournament!

….And we’re live with our registration form! College Station’s second ever doubles beach volleyball tournament is a go for SUNDAY, September 1st at Reveille Ranch! As usual, cost is $40/team. Check in at 9 am, play starts promptly at 9:30. We will have 2 divisions again, and look forward to seeing some highly competitive volleyball! CASH prizes, as usual!

Register now! Our last event filled up and we had to close registration early.

http://bit.ly/sanddoubles2

Tournament update and rules

All right! We now have 18 teams registered, 9 in A division, 9 in B division. We will close registration at 5 PM. I wanted to let you guys see the rules before tomorrow, so I’ve included our modified rule set below. See you tomorrow on the sand at Reveille Ranch!

 

Aggie Sand / BCS Sand Doubles Tournament Rules

 

We will be following a modified USAV/AVP beach volleyball rule set, below. To make the tournament simpler, we have clarified and modified some original rules, since we won’t have referees.

 

All games will be played on a USAV/FIVB regulation doubles sand court, 8m x 16m.

All matches will be rally score to 21 points, must win by two in the tournament, seeding play will be first to 21.

NO open handed tips, dunks or dinks will be allowed.

ANY net contact will be considered a violation, point going to the other team.

Sets should be clean, with little rotation. A clearly spinning ball from the set will be considered dead. More rotation will be allowed in the B Division.

NO sets or pushes over the net will be allowed, no matter what angle.

The ball cannot be received with open hands, period, no matter how much/little spin. An open-handed receive will be considered dead, except in B Division.

A block will count as a team hit (1 of 3) in A Division.

TOURNAMENT MANAGEMENT RESERVES THE RIGHT TO MODIFY RULES FOR THE SAKE OF SAFETY AND QUALITY PLAY.

 

If you have any questions, please ask Michael for clarification BEFORE the start of your match.

Check in time is 9 AM; play will start promptly at 9:30. If you are not on the sand and ready to play within 5 minutes of the scheduled beginning of a match, your unready or absent team will automatically forfeit the match with a score of zero.

College Station’s FIRST DOUBLES TOURNAMENT!

Ladies and gentlemen, I am excited to bring you more details about the first doubles sand tournament in College Station, at Reveille Ranch July 20th! Registration is open now, via the link below.

Details:

2 Divisions (A and B) – A is highly competitive, B is more intermediate/recreational. NO SANDBAGGING (intentionally playing below your level just to win).

BOTH divisions will offer cash prizes, higher prizes in Division A.

$40 per team (must be paid in cash day of tournament)

Check-in opens at 9 AM, play starts promptly at 9:30. If you are late, you will forfeit your first match.

This tournament will be double elimination in both divisions, with seeding play in the morning.

We look forward to seeing you there! Please register online via the link below, and share with your friends!

http://bit.ly/sanddoubles

NOTE: this is a doubles tournament. However, we have decided to allow all-female teams of high school girls the option to have 3 players instead of just 2.