Seaside Beach Volleyball in Seaside, Clatsop County, United States | Volleyball
Welcome to Seaside Beach Volleyball, SeasideUnited States. Seaside has hosted the largest amateur participation beach Volleyball tournament in the country for the past 26 years. In 2007 the event enjoyed over 600 teams, spanning 90 courts during the three days of competition. This year there will be 90 courts and possibly even more teams. Registration will start in April for the tournament this August. Prize money is set at $15,000 for the tournament. It also fosters future players with Volleyball clinics in partnership with the Oregon Sports Authority.
With a diversity of divisions, ranging from Men’s and Women’s Open, Co-Ed, Advanced, Advanced A Divisions, Quads and Six’s, as well as a “Parent – Child” division, the Seaside Beach Volleyball event has something for everyone. Players and spectators alike! Including the participants and fans, the 2006 Seaside Beach Volleyball event was viewed by over 6,000 people each day. The event is an annual pilgrimage for most of the players where team ages range from 14 and under, to 45 and over. The event has grown to be one of Seaside’s biggest attractions during the year, exceeded only by the July 4th fireworks show (another Seaside Chamber of Commerce event). Players travel from Hawaii, British Columbia, California, Idaho, Washington, Oregon and many other States to play in the tournament.
The event features a “Theatre in the Round” atmosphere by developing a “Sand Berm” arena, using the “Lewis & Clarke” turn a round as the skybox viewing. All seating is free and on a first come first serve basis and the crowds are treated to some of the best Volleyball anywhere! This year’s event features an on-site DJ, John Chapman of KCBZ 94.9FM and PA announcements to entertain the crowd throughout the entire weekend. Center court promotions, fan interaction, and product give a ways will occur throughout the weekend. Included into the event venue is a diversified sponsor area that ranges from product sampling, event merchandise (Seaside Beach Volleyball) and a variety of food and merchandise vendors.