Sunday, 14 Jul 2024

Champions Will Rise at College Beach Tournament

The highly anticipated 2020 Team USA Summer Champions Series Collegiate Beach Championships is set to take place from May 6-9 in Hermosa Beach, Calif. This event, now in its fourth year, will showcase the top collegiate beach volleyball pairs as they compete for slots to the 2020 World University Championships.

Hosted by USA Volleyball and presented by Xfinity as part of the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Committee’s Team USA Summer Champions Series, this tournament promises to be an exhilarating display of talent and skill. The winning teams at the Collegiate Beach Championships will have the honor of representing the United States at the World University Championships in Málaga, Spain from June 23-27.

Over the years, the Collegiate Championships have proven to be a breeding ground for future stars. Players like Kelly Claes and Sara Hughes, who won the first women’s championship title in 2017, are now competing for slots at the 2020 Olympic Games. Similarly, Michael Saeta, one of the men’s winners in 2017, is now a part of the U.S. Men’s National Team.

The qualification matches will kick off on Wednesday, May 6, with the main draw tournament starting on May 7. Fans can catch the action live streamed on May 7-9, with the women’s final being shown live on NBC Sports Network at 3:30 p.m. PT on May 9.

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Registration for the event is now open at bracketpal.com, providing an opportunity for women’s and men’s collegiate beach volleyball pairs to showcase their skills and potentially join the national team pipeline.

FAQs

Q: Who is eligible to participate in the Collegiate Beach Championships?
A: The Collegiate Beach Championships are open to the top women’s and men’s collegiate beach volleyball pairs.

Q: What is the significance of the Collegiate Beach Championships?
A: This tournament offers a platform for players to shine and potentially join the national team pipeline. It also provides an opportunity for schools to have a pair title after the NCAA’s team championship.

Q: How many teams will compete in the main draw tournament?
A: A maximum of 32 teams from each gender will compete in the main draw tournament, which starts on May 7.

Q: Are there any other events taking place alongside the Collegiate Championships?
A: Yes, a USAV beach Paravolley event and a USAV beach high performance tryout will be held in conjunction with the Collegiate Championships.

Summary

The highly anticipated 2020 Team USA Summer Champions Series Collegiate Beach Championships will bring together the top women’s and men’s collegiate beach volleyball pairs in an exhilarating competition. The winning teams will have the honor of representing the United States at the World University Championships. This tournament serves as a stepping stone for future stars, with past winners making their mark on the international stage. Fans can catch all the action by tuning in to the live stream, and registration for the event is now open. Join us as we witness champions rise at the College Beach Tournament.

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