30th October 2014
Volleyball Australia announced today the entry process for the 2014/15 Australian Beach Volleyball Tour is now live.
We appreciate the patience demonstrated within the community whilst this information is released. We are trying to get information out as quickly and efficiently as possible, when the information becomes available.
The 2014/15 ABVT Players Handbook can now be found online at http://www.beachvolleyballtour.com.au/about/documents . This document outlines the relevant information for the upcoming season, including competition format, key dates, entry procedure, event seeding etc. Please read this document carefully to understand the expectations of the upcoming tour.
ABVT Round 1 – Manly Beach
The ABVT Grand Slam at Manly beach will be structured slightly differently than the other Grand Slam events in that there will additional entry positions opened up to cater for teams from Oceania to compete in the event. This will increase the total number of entries allowed from 24 teams to 32 teams for this event only.
As previously advised, the prize money for this event will be a total of $20,000 across both genders. The allocation of this prize pool will be determined in the coming days.
Full competition details can be found in the Players Handbook mentioned above.
Teams wanting to enter into the 2014/15 Australian Beach Volleyball Tour (particularly Round 1 at Manly Beach) are required to go through the following process:
- Go to www.beachvolleybaltour.com.au
- Select the ‘Online Enteries’ tab
- Complete the online registration information
- Attach any relevant supporting wildcard documentation
- Read and agree to the players terms and conditions of entry
- Pay entry fee (via Paypal)
- Click ‘Submit’
Teams have the ability to enter in all Grand Slam rounds at once. Any nominations which are declined entry from the event(s) will receive a full refund.
Please note that all players who intend to compete in the Australian Beach Volleyball Tour are required to comply with the terms and conditions laid out in the players agreement. This agreement is available for viewing on the Entries page, as well as the documents page of the ABVT website.
Oceania Championships & Continental Cup
The organisation of the Oceania Championships and Continental Cup is well underway. Teams from the following countries are expected to compete for the Oceania Championship title as well as progress to the next phase of the Rio 2016 Olympic Qualification process;
- American Samoa
- Cook Islands
- New Zealand
- Papua New Guinea
- Solomon Islands