Manhattan Beach and volleyball go together like the moon and stars - a perfect pair. Whether you enjoy playing or watching, beach volleyball is a fun, exciting sport, and we'd like to share some upcoming summertime events that you're sure to love. And it's all conveniently located to the premier Manhattan Beach hotel, The Sea View Inn.
Charlie Saikley 6-Man Beach Volleyball Tournament, August 3-4, 2018. Named after the "Godfather of Beach Volleyball", over 40 years ago Charlie Saikley introduced youngsters to volleyball by starting the first Southern California volleyball instruction program. He created beach-lifestyle tournaments featuring world-class players, and his strong belief in family-friendly, all-age inclusive games still shines in these events. Divisions include Men's 40+, Men's 50+, Men's Open, Women's Masters 35+, and Women's Open.
Jr. 6-Man Beach Volleyball Tournament, August 5, 2018. A tournament for ages 19 and under that prepares young volleyball players for participation in the famed Charlie Saikley 6-Man Beach Volleyball Tournament, teams can dress up and showcase their playing skills. The Jr. 6-Man is divided into three tournaments: 12 years and under; 13 to under 15; and 15 but under 19 boys. The winning teams receive medals and International Surf Festival t-shirts.
Manhattan Beach Open Volleyball Tournament, August 16-19, 2018. Celebrating 59 years, the "granddaddy of beach volleyball tournaments" is an extremely popular tournament that began in the 1960s as an amateur event. Now it's the only professional volleyball tournament that allows amateurs to compete in pre-qualifying rounds for an opportunity to place into the main event. A celebration of this wonderful tradition begins on August 16with an MBO Volleyball Walk of Fame red carpet ceremony; the qualification tournament is held the same day. The tournament is presented by the Association of Volleyball Professionals (AVP) and the City of Manhattan Beach.
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