25 Jul2019

Weymouth Beach Volleyball

Exciting pro sport on the beach this summer

The Classic is Weymouth Beach Volleyball Club’s flagship event. It was the first ever Beach Volleyball event held in Great Britain when it began in 1983. It remains Britain’s most prestigious event and was described by British Beach legend Denise Austin as the ‘ Wimbledon’ of British Beach Volleyball.

The event is held on Weymouth’s main Beach, voted by Tripadvisor in 2016 as British Beach of The Year, this is right in the heart of the town and is a few metres from accommodation, restaurants and bars. It is played across up to 10 courts with the Centre Court having seating for 550 supporters and a large marquee for players and officials.

The event is a key part of the UKBT and is a Pro Tour event on Sat/ Sun and there is also a 3 Star on Friday afternoon and a 1 Star mixed on Sunday. There will be Prize Money  for the Pro Tour event details of which will be published at a future date.

Date:  Thurs 25th July –  Sun 28th July 2019

The following are the initial plans for the Weymouth Beach Classic 2019.  ENTRIES ARE NOW OPEN

Venue: Weymouth Beach, DT4 8EA

Competitions Offered: Men’s, Women’s, 5 star and 3 Star, Mixed 1 Star

Thursday 25th July 2019

Nantes Charity Event (6pm-10pm) If you are a local business, company, club or a group of friends and would like to compete in this event please contact: Cherise Luke- Bennett at  cherise.lukebennett@nantes.co.uk

Friday 26th July  2019–  3 Star UKBT Competition Men and women

Play will start at 14:00 until approximately 20:00.

Players who  haven’t qualified for Saturday/ Sunday. This event will be open to a max 16 men’s and women’s teams for players who will NOT be playing in the Pro Tour events on  Saturday or Sunday.

Entry will open in April 2019  Closing Date:When entry is full or Sun 14th July 

Saturday 27th July   2019 UKBT Grand Slam Mens and Women

Grand Slam   16 team events for Men and Women begin

Entry will open in April 2019  Entry Closing Date: Sun 1st July

Sunday 28th July 2019      UKBT Grand Slam Mens and Womens 

Finals day for Grand Slam events men and Women

Womens Final 3pm

Mens final 4pm approx

Rules and Format:  The event is part of the UKBT , all players will be registered with UKBT and and have agreed the UKBT regulations. All competitions will be run under UKBT and FIVB regulations.

Insurance: The event will be registered and insured with Volleyball England.

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