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Top College Beach Pairs to Compete in Hermosa

HERMOSA BEACH, Calif. (May 7, 2018) – The Bridgestone USA Volleyball Collegiate Beach Championships is back in action, featuring top collegiate beach volleyball pairs. Taking place from May 10-12 in Hermosa Beach, this event is part of the 2018 Team USA Summer Champions Series presented by Xfinity.

Exciting Competition for Women and Men

This year, the dual-gendered pairs event includes a 30-team women’s bracket and an eight-team men’s competition. The intense matches will be broadcasted on NBCSN from 4-6 p.m. ET on May 12. The previously scheduled qualifier on May 9 has unfortunately been cancelled.

The participating women’s teams represent prestigious universities such as Florida State, Cal Poly, Cal, Long Beach State, Florida Atlantic, Georgia State, Grand Canyon, and many more. While the men’s pairs come from Florida State, Hawaii, Penn State, Pepperdine, and other esteemed universities.

Schedule and Format

The action kicks off on Thursday morning with pool play, followed by the men’s semifinals on Friday. The women’s semifinals and medal matches will take place on Saturday. The event is open to the public, free of charge, and volunteers are needed.

Engaging Social Elements

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On May 12, don’t miss out on the Team USA Social Truck presented by OREO at the Hermosa Beach Promenade from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. This exciting experience, accessible to everyone, offers various social interactive activities, a prize wheel, and free samples of OREO cookies. Additionally, Olympic beach volleyball champion Kerri Walsh Jennings and the U.S. beach team of Sara Hughes and Summer Ross will be available for autograph signings.


Q: When and where does the Bridgestone USA Volleyball Collegiate Beach Championships take place?
A: The championships will be held from May 10-12 in Hermosa Beach, California.

Q: How can I watch the matches?
A: The finals will be televised on NBCSN from 4-6 p.m. ET on May 12.

Q: Is the event open to the public?
A: Yes, the event is free and open to everyone.

Q: Are there any volunteering opportunities?
A: Yes, volunteers are needed. If you are interested, please click here for more information.


The much-anticipated Bridgestone USA Volleyball Collegiate Beach Championships in Hermosa Beach is set to thrill beach volleyball enthusiasts. With top collegiate beach pairs from renowned universities nationwide competing, this event promises high-level competition and intense matches. From May 10-12, the public can enjoy the thrill of this championship for free. Don’t forget to check out the impressive Team USA Social Truck, offering interactive experiences and autograph signings with renowned beach volleyball champions. Join us for an unforgettable weekend of exciting beach volleyball action. Visit for more information.

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