In 2017, the American Beach Tour was formed. This USAV-sanctioned tour is produced by the Region Volleyball Associations (RVAs) — including the Badger Region — in the United States. The age divisions are 12U, 14U, 16U and 18U in Open, HP and Club divisions. The tour also has numerous adult tournaments.

The American Beach Tour Championships will be July 26-28 at Hickory Point Beach in Tavares, Fla. The event will offer Open, HP and Club divisions. The Adult Championships will be at the same location Sept. 9-10. For details on the Championships, go to www.americanbeachtour.com.

2017 CHEESE CURD CLASSIC 

Who: Boys 12U, 14U, 16U, 18U as well as Girls 12U, 14U, 16U, 18U
When: June 11 for all divisions (updated June 1)
Where: Center Court (815 Northview Drive, Waukesha)
Website/Registration: https://badgerregion.bracketpal.com/signup
Questions: Email Terry Paulson at badgerregiontd@wi.rr.com

2017 AMERICAN BEACH TOUR CHAMPIONSHIPS

Who: Boys 12U, 14U, 16U, 18U as well as Girls 12U, 14U, 16U, 18U (HP, Open and Club Divisions)
When: July 26-28
Where: Hickory Point Beach in Tavares, Fla.
Website/Registration:  http://www.americanbeachtour.com/abt-junior-championships.html
Hotel: http://www.americanbeachtour.com/abt-junior-championships.html
Questions: Chris Hamilton at chris@floridavolleyball.org

TOURNAMENT SPECIFICS

  • Format: Pool play on days one and two then the third will be a single elimination playoff bracket. All divisions will be match play (2 out of 3 to 21, 3rd to 15). (Tournament director reserves the right to alter the format as needed based on weather.)
  • Regional Beach HP: This division is for Regional Beach High Performance programs only. 
  • Open: The open division is for those teams that have earned a bid through local American Beach Tour qualifying tournaments.
  • Club: The Club division is for those teams that would like to compete in the American Beach Tour Championships but do not have a bid.