Sunday, 14 Jul 2024

Beach Tour Junior Championship Flying to Florida in 2021

Junior beach players, get ready for an exciting event in Florida! USA Volleyball is thrilled to announce that the 2021 USA National Beach Tour Junior Championship will be held on July 10-15 in Fort Lauderdale.

The Largest Beach Competition of the Season

The Junior Championship is the most highly anticipated beach competition organized by USA Volleyball. In 2019, it attracted a whopping 506 teams, offering participants a chance to win medals and exclusive USAV swag.

“We are excited to bring the 2021 USA National Beach Tour Junior Championship to Fort Lauderdale,” said Mike Sophia, Vice President of Sports and Entertainment for Visit Fort Lauderdale. “Families can enjoy their time on our golden beaches while witnessing some outstanding volleyball matches. We are committed to making this event a memorable one for everyone involved.”

The Culmination of the USA National Beach Tour

The 2021 National Beach Tour Junior Championship marks the culmination of the 2020-21 USA National Beach Tour. Teams from all over the country have been competing in Beach National Qualifiers and Beach Regional Qualifiers to earn their bids for the National Championship. To find qualifying tour events near you, visit nationalbeachtour.com.

Teams have the opportunity to compete in the Open Division and the American Division (girls only). For teams that did not earn a bid, they can register to compete in the Patriot Division.

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From Junior Championship to International Success

The Junior Championship has been a launchpad for numerous talented players who have gone on to represent the USA internationally in volleyball. Players like Audrey and Nicole Nourse, who have competed on the FIVB World Tour, as well as Devon Newberry and Lindsey Sparks, and Tim Brewster and John Schwengel, all played in the Youth Olympic Games following their experience in the Junior Championship.

Fun, Competition, and Safety

While the National Beach Tour Junior Championship focuses on fun and competition, the safety of athletes and fans is of utmost importance. All participants will be required to follow local mandates for COVID-19 protection. For more information on the event and COVID protocols, visit usavolleyball.org.

The deadline for entry is 5 p.m. PDT on July 5, so make sure to register soon!

FAQs

Q: What is the USA National Beach Tour Junior Championship?

A: The USA National Beach Tour Junior Championship is the largest beach competition organized by USA Volleyball. It attracts teams from all over the country to compete for medals and USAV swag.

Q: When and where will the 2021 Junior Championship be held?

A: The 2021 Junior Championship will take place on July 10-15 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Q: How can teams qualify for the National Championship?

A: Teams can earn bids for the National Championship by participating in Beach National Qualifiers and Beach Regional Qualifiers.

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Q: Can teams that didn’t earn a bid still participate in the championship?

A: Yes, teams that didn’t earn a bid can still register to compete in the Patriot Division.

Q: Is there any international opportunity for participants?

A: Absolutely! The Junior Championship has served as a stepping stone for players who have gone on to represent the USA internationally in volleyball.

Summary

The 2021 USA National Beach Tour Junior Championship is set to take place in Fort Lauderdale from July 10-15. The event offers an exciting opportunity for junior beach players to showcase their skills and compete for medals and USAV swag. Teams have been earning bids through qualifying events, and participants will need to adhere to local COVID-19 protocols to ensure safety. This championship has seen the rise of talented players who have gone on to play at the international level. Don’t miss out on this thrilling beach volleyball competition. Register soon and be a part of this unforgettable event.

For more information and to register, visit the official website of USA Volleyball at usavolleyball.org.