Weymouth Beach Volleyball Classic 2018
The 35th Weymouth Beach Volleyball Classic
BEACH VOLLEYBALL CLASSIC 2018
The Classic is Weymouth Beach Volleyball Club’s flagship event. It was the ever Beach Volleyball event held in Great Britain when it was first held 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. On this site you can find a list of previous winners and Players of the Tournament which reads like a Who’s Who of British Beach volleyball players.
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 upto 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.There will be Prize Money for the Pro Tour event details of which will be published at a future date
The following are current plans for Weymouth Beach Classic 2018
Date: Thurs 26th July – Sun 29th July 2018
Venue: Weymouth Beach, DT4 8EA
Competitions Offered: Men’s, Women’s, 5 star and 3 Star
Thursday 26th July 2018
Battens Charity Event
Friday 27th July 2018– 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 2018 Closing Date:When entry is full or Sun 15th July
Saturday 28th July 2018 UKBT Pro Star Mens and Women
Pro Star 16 team events for Men and Women begin
Entry will open in April 2018 Entry Closing Date: Sun 1st July
Sunday 29th July 2018 UKBT Pro Star Mens and Womens
Finals day for 5 star events men and Women
Womens Final 3pm
Mens final 4pm approx
Mixed Tournament for any players who have competed over the weekend
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.
Accommodation: There are hundreds of hotels and Guest Houses of all types in Weymouth which can be found on accommodation sites. However the closest to the volleyball site have an address with a low number on the Esplanade. These are within 100 metres of the site
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