Manhattan Seashore Open is serving seaside volleyball again from the sand – Day by day Breeze


Athletes are serving again from the sand as seaside volleyball match, the granddaddy of the Manhattan Seashore Open, continues this weekend.

Thursday noticed opponents digging their means by means of the qualifiers, with eight males’s and eight girls’s groups enjoying within the elimination rounds in the principle draw on Friday.

Play continues from 9 am to six pm at present with the second day of the principle draw, elimination and quarter-finals. On Sundays, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., because the groups step down, female and male finalists compete to immortalize their names in bronze on the Manhattan Seashore Pier.

In all, 32 groups are competing for the $300,000 prize purse.

Based on AVP, this yr’s occasion focuses on sustainability. The group, in partnership with waste administration environmental options supplier WM, has set a objective of reusing and recycling no less than 90% of the waste generated throughout the occasion.

“As a sport that could be very intently tied to our pure environment, it has all the time been necessary for us to handle the atmosphere,” AVP CEO Al Lau stated in an announcement.

Normal admission to the occasion, which dates again to 1960, is free. There’s nonetheless some paid, premium seating obtainable, although shaded cabanas and decks are already bought out. AVP tickets are nonetheless obtainable beginning at $225 for the Saturday and Sunday Membership. That value contains breakfast, lunch, a drink ticket and entry to the money bar.

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