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Tournaments

The 2017 schedule is out!  We will have stops in Austin, San Antonio, Dallas & Houston for the following divisions: Open, A, B, Coed, Juniors, and 4s.

San Antonio

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San Antonio stops will be at Sideliners Grill. We will be in San Antonio on the following weekends:
March 4-5 AVPNext
April 1-2 AVPNext
May 6-7 AVPNext
June 3-4 AVPNext

Saturdays: Open & B
Sundays: A, Coed 2s, 4s & Juniors (For more details on Junior events see the 2017 Junior Beach Series below.)

Click here for directions to Sideliners.

Dallas

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Dallas stops will be at Sandbar Cantina & Grill. We will be in Dallas on the following weekends:
March 18-19 AVPNext
April 8-9 AVPNext

May 13-14 AVPNext
July 1-2 AVPNext

Saturdays: Open & B
Sundays: A & Juniors (For more details on Junior events see the 2017 Junior Beach Series below.)

Click here for directions to Sandbar.

Houston

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Houston stops will be at Third Coast. We will be in Houston on the following weekends:
April 29-30 AVPNext

Saturdays: Open & B
Sundays: A, 4s, Coed & Juniors (For more details on Junior events see the 2017 Junior Beach Series below.)

Click here for directions to Third Coast.

Austin

Austin stops will be at Wooly’s Beach. We will be in Austin on the following weekends:
May 18-21 AVP Austin

Click here for directions to Wooly’s Beach.

 

Division Descriptions

Divisions Descriptions
 
Open Highest Level of Play
AA Strong skills and experienced
A Some strong skills
B Intermediate
4s Open to all levels
Junior Beach 2017 Age Divisions
18U – Born on or after September 1, 1998 or born on or after September 1, 1997 and a high school student in the 12thgrade or below during some part of the current academic year
16U – Born on or after September 1, 2000
15U – Born on or after September 1, 2001
14U – Born on or after September 1, 2002
12U – Born on or after September 1, 2004

TVT Points

Visit the Points page to learn more about the TVT points system.

AVP & AVPNext Points

Men’s & Women’s Open divisions will earn AVP points at AVPNext certified events. Players that receive AVPNext points will be nationally ranked. New in 2017, players competing in the lower divisions now have the opportunity to earn AVP points at AVPNext certified events. Learn more about AVPNext here.

Format & Check-In Times

Open divisions will be double elimination with 8 or more teams. All other divisions will be pool play followed by single elimination playoffs.  AVPNext tournaments must have a minimum of 16 teams in both men’s and women’s open to make.

Open Check-In Time on Saturdays
Check-In: 7:00-7:30am
Play Begins: 7:45am*

B Check-In Time on Saturdays
Check-In: 9:15-9:45am
Play Begins: 10:00am*

A, 4s & Coed Check-In Time on Sundays
Check-In: 8:00-8:30am
Play Begins: 8:45am*

Junior Check-In Time on Saturdays & 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. Please see the Registered Teams page for final check-in times. Late teams will forfeit their first game.

Registration

All teams must register and pay online.  Registration will close at noon on the Friday before the tournament. Click here to register online.

Tournament Prizes

Open AVPNext
Cash Prizes for top finishers
Prizes will be awarded to junior teams

A, B, 4s & Coed 
1st Place: Oakley or Plastic Backpacks, Wilson Balls
2nd Place: Oakley or Plastic Hats

Championship & Point Leaders

2017 Championship
There will be a championship at the end of the season. Points will determine seeds in all divisions. Purse will be guaranteed with 20 or more teams.

Open, A & B
1st Place: $1,000
2nd Place: $500
3rd Place: $200
5th-9th Place: Prizes

Point Leaders: Open, A, B
The following prizes will be awarded to the top 3 point leaders in each division.
1st Place: Trophy & Beach Cruiser
2nd Place: Oakley Gear
3rd Place: Wilson Balls

Texas Volleyball Tour’s 2017 Junior Beach Series

The 2017 Junior Beach Series schedule is out! We are excited to announce that we have expanded our season and will be hosting AAU Junior Olympic & AVPFirst qualifiers starting in January. It is our goal to spotlight athletes that play locally, so we are working with colleges from all over the nation to bring attention to the large pool of beach talent in Texas. Last year we had over 25 college coaches attend the Junior Beach Series tournaments to recruit.  We will help you get noticed this season by:

Filming final & semifinal matches for college coaches
Sending out information to help in the recruiting process
Hosting recruiting showcases

Learn more about the AAU West Coast Junior Olympic Games and AVPFirst.  

 

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2017 Age Divisions

18U – Born on or after September 1, 1998 or born on or after September 1, 1997 and a high school student in the 12th grade or below during some part of the current academic year
16U – Born on or after September 1, 2000
15U – Born on or after September 1, 2001
14U – Born on or after September 1, 2002
12U – Born on or after September 1, 2004

Athlete Memberships

Athletes that participate in AAU sanctioned practices and events must be current AAU members. Click here to purchase an AAU athlete membership.

Athletes that participate in AVPFirst events must be current AVPFirst members.  Click here to purchase an AVPFirst membership.

Format

All Junior divisions start with pool play and are followed by single elimination playoffs.

Tournament Rules

See our Quick Guide for Juniors for a list of the most important rules.  

Check-In Time for Junior Divisions

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. Please see the Registered Teams page for final check-in times. Late teams will forfeit their first game.

Registration

All teams must register and pay online.  Registration will close at noon on the Friday before the tournament. Click here to register online.

2017 Schedule

Date & Location Age Divisions & Tournament
January 28-29
Dallas
Saturday: 18U, 15U, 12U
Sunday: 16U, 14U
Junior Olympic Qualifier
February 11-12
San Antonio
Saturday: 16U, 14U
Sunday: 18U, 15U, 12U
Junior Olympic Qualifier
February 18-19
Dallas
Saturday: 18U, 14U
Sunday: 16U, 12U
AVPFirst Qualifier
February 25-26
San Antonio
Saturday: 16U, 14U
Sunday: 18U, 15U, 12U
Junior Olympic Qualifier
March 5
San Antonio
Sunday: 18U, 16U, 14U, 12U
Spring Fling
March 19
Dallas
Sunday: 18U, 16U, 14U, 12U
AVPFirst Qualifier
March 25-26
San Antonio
Saturday: 16U, 14U
Sunday: 18U, 15U, 12U
Junior Olympic Qualifier
GRAND PRIX
April 2
San Antonio
Sunday: 18U, 16U, 14U, 12U
Spring Classic #1
April 9
Dallas
Sunday: 18U, 16U, 15U, 14U, 12U
AVPFirst Qualifier
April 15-16
Dallas
Saturday: 16U, 14U
Sunday: 18U, 15U, 12U
Junior Olympic Qualifier
April 22-23
San Antonio
Saturday: 16U, 14U
Sunday: 18U, 15U, 12U
Junior Olympic Qualifier
GRAND PRIX
April 29
Houston
Sunday: 18U, 16U, 15U, 14U, 12U
Junior Olympic Qualifier
April 30
Houston
Sunday: 18U, 16U, 14U, 12U
AVPFirst Qualifier
May 7
San Antonio
Sunday: 18U, 16U, 14U, 12U
Summer Classic #1
May 14
Dallas
Sunday: 18U, 16U, 14U, 12U
AVPFirst QualifierSkills Clinics with USA Olympians Phil Dalhausser & Nick Lucena
More info…
May 27-29
San Antonio
COLLEGE SHOWCASE & DISTRICT CHAMPIONSHIP

Saturday: Skills Clinics with USA Olympians Phil Dalhausser & Nick Lucena
1:00pm: 18U, 14U, 12U
Sunday: Skills Clinics with USA Olympians Phil Dalhausser & Nick Lucena
1:00pm: 15U, 16U
Monday: Skills Clinics with College Coaches
Junior Olympic Qualifier – 4 bids per division
More info…

June 4
San Antonio
Sunday: 18U, 16U, 14U, 12U
Summer Classic #2
June 10-11
San Antonio
Saturday: 16U, 14U
Sunday: 18U, 15U, 12U
Junior Olympic Qualifier
June 17-18
Dallas
Saturday: 18U & 14U
Sunday: 16U & 12U
AVPFirst Qualifier
June 24-25
San Antonio
Saturday: 16U, 14U
Sunday: 18U, 15U, 12U
Junior Olympic Qualifier
REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP
July 2
Dallas
Sunday: 18U, 16U, 15U, 14U, 12U
Junior Olympic Qualifier
July 10-13
Hermosa Beach
BVCA National Championship
Bids Awarded to Clubs
 July 12-16
Long Beach, CA
 AAU National Championships
Open to everyone, no qualification required.

Register Here – This event sells out fast.
 July 18-21
Santa Monica, CA
 AAU Junior Olympic Games
Register Here – 
Must qualify at a JOQ listed above.
July 20-23
Hermosa Beach, CA
AVPFirst Championships
Must qualify at an AVPFirst event listed above.

Learn more about AAU Beach, AVPFirst, and BVCA.  Athletes ages 13 and up are also encouraged to play AVPNext events, there’s no better competition in Texas!  See AVPNext Texas dates here.

Learn more about Junior training in Austin & San Antonio on the Juniors page.