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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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.