Adult Tournaments

The 2019 Texas Volleyball Tour will have stops in Dallas, Austin, Houston and San Antonio for Open, AA, A, B & Coed divisions. (See Junior Tournaments for the 2019 Junior Beach Series). TVT adult events (Open, AA, A & B) will be sanctioned by AVP America (AVPA) and athletes must have a current AVP Membership to participate. All 2019 TVT events will earn Texas Beach Volleyball Ranking & Grand Prix points. Learn more about TBV…

OPEN DIVISION

It’s a great time to be an Open player in Texas! TVT will be awarding 6 AVP Main Draw bids in 2019:

June 1-2 – Dallas
AVPNext GOLD Texas – $20K in Prize Money
1st Place teams in Men’s & Women’s Open will be awarded a main draw bid into the Manhattan Beach Open. This event will have a $20K total payout, $10K per gender.

June 14-16 – Dallas
AVPNext U26 – BEST IN BEACH
1st Place teams in Men’s & Women’s Open will be awarded a main draw bid into the Manhattan Beach Open.  This is a National Event for athletes under the age of 26 and includes NCAA athletes and top Juniors nationwide.

February-June
TEXAS VOLLEYBALL TOUR OPEN
Top Men’s & Women’s Open teams on the 2019 TVT will be awarded a main draw bid into the AVP Hermosa Beach Open. This is a series of 6 Open events across Texas and winning teams will be determined using the Texas Beach Volleyball Team Point System.

AA, A & B DIVISIONS

For the first time in beach volleyball history AVP America (AVPA) will offer National Championships for AA, A & B. TVT is expanding to include these divisions in 2019 and will run a series of events across Texas that will give Amateur Athletes at these levels the opportunity to obtain sponsorship & compete in the AVP America National Championships. TVT tournaments for AA, A & B will be seeded using TBV points and there will be a Texas Championship in September, prior to the National Championships in October. In order to be eligible to compete in the Texas Championships (for AA, A & B) a player must compete in a minimum of 4 TVT events during the current season.

TEXAS CHAMPIONSHIPS: AA, A & B

The Texas Championships will be held in September in Austin. First place teams in each division will be awarded prize money, their entry fee sponsored in the National Championships, and professional Texas Beach Volleyball gear/apparel. These teams will then travel to the National Championship in October to represent Texas! 

TEXAS CHAMPIONSHIPS PRIZE MONEY

Men’s & Women’s AA
1st: $1000
2nd: $500

Men’s & Women’s A
1st: $800
2nd: $400

Men’s & Women’s B
1st: $600
2nd: $300


MONTHLY SPONSORSHIPS: OPEN, AA, A & B

TVT will offer monthly sponsorship opportunities for the top Texas Beach Volleyball Grand Prix point leader in each division (in the event of a tie, both athletes will be sponsored). Each month the top point leader will have all entry fees into TVT events sponsored. With the season starting in February, there will be set checkpoints to determine the monthly sponsorships. Sponsored athletes will then be able to play in their division and the division above and all entry fees will be sponsored. Sponsored athletes will be awarded Texas Beach Volleyball Gear each month. 

DIVISION DESCRIPTIONS

Open: Excellent skills, very consistent, experienced
AA: Strong skills, consistent
A: Some solid skills, somewhat consistent
B
: Moderate skills, inconsistent
Unrated: New to the beach game/recreational
Coed: 2s, 3s and 4s
Blind Draws: Open to all levels.  It’s the luck of the draw!

See Junior Tournaments for Junior divisions.

TVT uses Texas Beach Volleyball divisions. 

CHECK-IN TIMES

Open 
Check-In: 7:00-7:30am
Play Begins: 7:45am*
(Open teams will have staggered check-in times depending on where they fall on the bracket. The earliest a team will check in is 7-7:30am. All check-in times will be sent out the week before the tournament.)

AA, A & B on Saturdays
Check-In: 10:15-10:45am
Play Begins: 11:00am*

AA, A & B Sundays
Check-In: 8:00-8:30am
Play Begins: 8:45am*

*Check-in times are based on the number of teams in a division and are subject to change. Final check-in times will be sent out to athletes the week before the event. Late teams will forfeit their first game.

FORMAT

Open divisions will be double elimination match play in the winners.  Contenders bracket could be 1 to 25 depending on the number of teams. Playing 1 game to 25 in the contenders bracket allows an event to be completed in one day when there is a large number of teams.

AA, A & B divisions will start with pool play and all teams will advance to playoffs. Semis and finals will be match play.

PRIZES

OPEN
Cash Prizes for top finishers

ALL OTHER DIVISIONS 
1st: Plastic Backpacks, Wilson Balls, or Gift Certificates and Tees
2nd: Tees, Hats, Beach Towels or other Apparel
3rd: Tees

2019 Texas Volleyball Tour

Open, AA, A, B

FEBRUARY

23-24 Dallas: AVP Hermosa Beach Qualifier #1 Texas Beach Volleyball Open, AA, A & B/AVP America Sandbar
Saturday 2/23 Divisions: Open & A 
Sunday 2/24 Divisions: AA & B

MARCH

 9-10 Houston: AVP Hermosa Beach Qualifier #2  Texas Beach Volleyball Open, AA, A & B/AVP America District 249
Saturday 3/9 Divisions: Open, A & B
Sunday 3/10 Divisions: AA, Coed A & Coed B

16-17 Austin: VolleyFest Blind Draw & Texas Beach Volleyball: A & B/AVP America Wooly’s & Krieg
Saturday 3/16 Divisions: Blind Draw 4s ATX Season Opener
Sunday 3/17 Divisions: A & B

23-24 San Antonio: Texas Beach Volleyball AA, A & B/AVP America Sideliners
Saturday 3/23 Divisions: Open, A & B
Sunday 3/24 Divisions: AA, Coed A & Coed B

30-31 DallasAVP Hermosa Beach Qualifier #3 Texas Beach Volleyball Open, AA, A & B/AVP America Sandbar
Saturday 3/30 Divisions: Open & A
Sunday 3/31 Divisions: AA & B

APRIL

13-14 Austin: Texas Beach Volleyball AA, A & B/AVP America Wooly’s & Zilker
Saturday 4/13 Divisions: A & B
Sunday 4/14 Divisions: AA, Coed A & Coed B

20-21 Austin: Texas Beach Volleyball: AA, A & B/AVP America Wooly’s & Krieg
Saturday 4/20 Divisions: A & B
Sunday 4/21 Divisions: AA  & Coed Swingers

27-28 DallasAVP Hermosa Beach Qualifier #4 Texas Beach Volleyball Open, AA, A & B/AVP America Sandbar
Saturday 3/27 Divisions: Open & A
Sunday 3/28 Divisions: AA & B

MAY

4-5 Austin: Texas Beach Volleyball AA, A & B/AVP America Wooly’s & Zilker
Saturday 5/4 Divisions: A & B
Sunday 5/5 Divisions: AA & Coed A & B

11-12 Austin: AVP Hermosa Beach Qualifier #5 & Texas Beach Volleyball Open, AA, A & B/AVP America  Wooly’s & Krieg
Saturday 5/11-12 Divisions: Open
Sunday 5/12 Divisions: Coed A & B

25-27  Houston: Memorial Day Texas Classic – Texas Beach Volleyball Open, AA, A & B/Hosted by District 249 See District 249 for Registration

 

JUNE

1-2 Dallas: AVPNext GOLD $20K Payout & AVP Hermosa Beach Qualifier #6 Texas Beach Volleyball Open, AA, A & B/AVP America – AVP Manhattan Beach & Hermosa Beach Open Bids Awarded to Top Men’s & Women’s Open Teams Sandbar

8-9 Austin: Texas Beach Volleyball AA, A & B/AVP America Wooly’s & Zilker

15-16 Dallas: AVPNext U26 Best in Beach- AVP Manhattan Beach Open Bids Awarded to Top Men’s & Women’s Open Teams (open to everyone 26 & underSandbar

22-23 San Antonio: Texas Beach Volleyball AA, A & B/AVP America Sideliners


29-30 Austin: VolleyFest Blind Draw & Texas Beach Volleyball AA, A & B//AVP America Wooly’s, Zilker & Krieg

JULY

July schedule will be released in May. 

AUGUST

August schedule will be released in May. 

SEPTEMBER

Austin: Texas Beach Volleyball State Championships: AA, A & B 

OCTOBER

Location TBA: AVP America National Championships: AA, A & B 

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