Wednesday, 29 May 2024

Beach Update: Sydney Roster, Second USAV Beach HP Camp

The FIVB World Tour is making its way through Australia, stopping at the prestigious Manly Beach in Sydney for a women’s only 2-Star event this weekend. Meanwhile, in the US, the second of four Beach High Performance Skills Assessment Camps will be held in California, and the NCAA beach volleyball season will showcase the top ranked teams competing in Hawaii.

FIVB Sydney 2-Star Tournament

The FIVB Sydney 2-Star tournament, taking place from March 17-19, will feature 24 women’s teams. Two teams from the US are registered in the main draw, with one team on the reserve list. The tournament follows a single elimination bracket format, with the semifinals and final scheduled for March 19.

Sydney 2-Star Roster

Athletes Entry

  • Emily Stockman & Kimberly DiCello Main Draw
  • Amanda Dowdy & Whitney Pavlik Main Draw
  • Kerri Schuh & Aurora Davis Reserve

Updates as of March 16 – Collegiate Beach Championships and FIVB Rome

USA Volleyball will host the double-gender Collegiate Beach Championships from May 11-13 in Hermosa Beach, California. The competition will feature 24 women’s pairs and eight men’s pairs, vying for a spot on a USA Volleyball collegiate beach national team. The women’s final will be aired live on NBCSN on May 13.

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Unfortunately, the FIVB Rome 5-Star tournament has been canceled, leaving only three 5-Star events on the 2017 schedule. The Rome tournament, originally scheduled for June 6-11, was canceled due to financial difficulties.

FIVB World Tour Finals to be Hosted in Germany

The 2017 Swatch Beach Volleyball FIVB World Tour Finals will take place in Hamburg, Germany, from August 22-27. The top 12 teams per gender will compete for the $800,000 prize total in the third edition of the FIVB World Tour Finals. The final list of teams will be announced on August 8, with eight teams qualifying through the FIVB World Ranking and four wild cards being granted.

Beach High Performance Skills Assessment Camp in California

The second of four 2017 USAV Beach High Performance Skills Assessment Camps will be held this weekend, March 18-19, in Santa Barbara, California. The camp, open to boys and girls born in 1999-2006, is part of the selection process for the Beach High Performance programs. Athletes can attend any of the four zonal camps regardless of their residency.

Junior Beach Tour

Upcoming events on the Junior Beach Tour include two stops in Florida on March 18-19, followed by events in New Mexico and California to close out the month. To learn more about all the events on the 2017 Junior Beach Tour, visit the official website.

NCAA Beach Volleyball

Stay updated on NCAA beach volleyball action through the NCAA’s game center page, which provides information about each week’s match-ups. This weekend’s key matches include No. 4 Florida State facing off against three top 10 opponents: No. 5 Hawaii, No. 7 Arizona, and top-ranked USC. Additionally, No. 10 Arizona State will go head-to-head with No. 2 Pepperdine.

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FAQs

Q: When and where is the FIVB Sydney 2-Star tournament taking place?

A: The FIVB Sydney 2-Star tournament is scheduled for March 17-19 at Manly Beach in Sydney, Australia.

Q: How many teams are participating in the FIVB Sydney 2-Star tournament from the US?

A: Two teams from the US are registered in the main draw, with one team on the reserve list.

Q: Where will the 2017 Swatch Beach Volleyball FIVB World Tour Finals be hosted?

A: The 2017 Swatch Beach Volleyball FIVB World Tour Finals will be hosted in Hamburg, Germany, from August 22-27.

Summary

In the world of beach volleyball, the FIVB World Tour is making its way through Australia, with the Sydney 2-Star tournament set to take place at Manly Beach. Simultaneously, the US is gearing up for the second Beach High Performance Skills Assessment Camp in California. Additionally, the NCAA beach volleyball season is in full swing, featuring exciting matches and top-ranked teams. Don’t miss out on the action and make sure to stay updated on the latest beach volleyball news. Visit Alpinetgheep.com for more information and to stay in the loop with everything beach volleyball-related.

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