AVP America [6626] - Event Details

November 28 - 29, 2020
Beach Volleyball Event
November 28 - 29, 2020
1160 Gulf Blvd. , Clearwater Beach, FL


AVP America Junior East Coast Championships

Divisions: Boys 18 & Under; Boys 16 & Under; Boys 14 & Under; Boys 12 & Under; Girls 18 & Under; Girls 16 & Under; Girls 14 & Under; Girls 12 & Under; Girls 18U Silver; Girls 18U Bronze; Girls 16U Silver; Girls 16U Bronze; Girls 14U Silver;

Online Registration is Closed

Additional Information:

Registration closes on 11/11/2020 at 6 pm EST

*Event Seeding will be locked in on 11/17/2020. If you have any point or results discrepancies, please contact the tournament host before that time to work it out.

COVID-19 Policy:

Please read our COVID-19 Policy prior to attending this event! There is a waiver in here that all participants must sign before competing.


This Waiver MUST be signed by all participants and submitted by 11/25/2020 for participation in the East Coast Championships.

Travel Updates:


Refund Policy:

If you do not feel well, or you are no longer comfortable attending this event, please contact us at avpamerica@avp.com and we will issue a full refund up until 11/23/2020. No refund requests will be honored after 11/23/2020 11:59 pm.

Location: Sheraton Sand Key beachfront - 1160 Gulf Blvd, Clearwater Beach, FL 33767

Join us in beautiful Clearwater Beach, FL from November 27-29, 2020! 

The Sheraton Sand Key is an amazing resort with a ton of amenities!

How to Qualify: This is a bid event for Girls 18U, 16U & 14U!

All 1 & 2-star events hosted by AVP America Promoters, will offer and award bids to East Coast Championships!

Girls 18U, 16U & 14U require bids

All Boys Divisions & Girls 12u will NOT require bids

All bids earned to ECC & WCC, prior to the COVID-19 pandemic will be honored. 

Bids can be earned through 11/01/2020!

Bid winners can play with any partner of their choice. Only one partner is required to have won a bid.

Players will be required to compete in their respective divisions at the time of the event (see Age Requirements below).

Bids are not age specific. All bids will be honored for any players moving up a division.

Tournament Age Requirements:

  • 18 & Under: Players born on or after Sept 1, 2002  - OR - Players who were born on or after September 1, 2001 AND a high school student in the 12th grade or below during some part of the current academic year
  • 16 & Under: Players born on or after Sept 1, 2004
  • 14 & Under: Players born on or after Sept 1, 2006
  • 12 & Under: Players born on or after Sept 1, 2008

Event Details:

This is a 4-star events and features increased ranking points, elevated prizes and competition!

Format: *Depending on the number of teams, format is always subject to change

Event Schedule:

Friday: Collegiate/Pro Clinics - FULL! Both sessions are full with waitlists

Saturday, November 28: Pool Play - Day 1 of Tournament Play 

  • Match Play (2 games to 21 pts, tie breaker to 15 pts - no cap)
  • Mostly 4-team pools.  Everyone plays at least 3 matches.
  • All teams will make it to Day 2 for playoffs

Sunday, November 29: Single Elim Playoffs 

  • Combination of match play and single sets depending on the division and round. We will try to get at least the semi’s and finals in match play.
  • Girls 18U & 16U: Teams divided into 3 groups for Sunday Playoffs (Gold: Top 48, Silver: Middle 48 teams, Bronze: Remaining teams)
  • Girls 14U - Teams divided into 2 groups for Sunday Playoffs (Gold: Top 48, Silver: Remaining teams)
  • Girls 12U - Teams divided into 2 groups for Sunday Playoffs (Gold: Top 12 teams, Silver: Remaining teams)
  • All Boys Divisions - Teams remain in 1 group for Sunday Playoffs (Gold Bracket for all teams)


Saturday, November 28

Wave 1: Girls 18U, 14U, Boys 18U - Check-in at 6:45 am, Play starts at 7:30 am SHARP

  • Check-in Station 1: Boys 18U
  • Check-in Station 2: Girls 18U
  • Check-in Station 3: Girls 14U

Wave 2: G16U, G12U, B16U, B14U, B12U - Check-in at 11:45 am, Play starts at 12:30 pm

  • Check-in Station 1: Boys 16U & 14U
  • Check-in Station 2: Girls 12U
  • Check-in Station 3: Girls 16U
Sunday, November 29
  • All teams must check-in 30 minutes before their first match
  • Follow BracketPal for your start times!! 

Pools & Brackets

Dress Code:

  • Uniforms are not required. However, matching color bottoms and tops are encouraged.
  • All female athletes are REQUIRED to wear a top that covers your midsection when standing, and full coverage bottoms. 


Make sure you have completed all the requirements in order to coach at this event:

  • Background Screening must be completed and cleared by November 26, 2020.  
  • Active AVP Membership
  • AVP America Coaching Pass to be completed *
  • All coaches must sign this Waiver 
  • Coaches MUST check-in with AVP Staff to receive coaching credentials for the event

Check-in: coaches will report to the AVP Staff tent (center court area) to check-in (temp check and pickup credentials) each day starting at 6:45 am


Temperature Check: Temp checks will be conducted each day. Coaches must report to their check-in tent to get temp checked each day.


Coaches Meeting: 7:00 am SHARP on Saturday. Led by Head AVP Official, John King. The meeting will be 10 minutes long so do not be late.

Make sure you know the Coaching Rules that were included in the AVP America Coaching Pass.

Wear your credentials! All coaches that are certified to coach at ECC must have their credentials on to coach (wristband & badge).

Sheraton Sand Key Hotel Information: 

The Sheraton Sand Key is an amazing resort with a ton of amenities!

If you’re getting to town in time for Thanksgiving, the Sheraton Sand Key is offering a 3-course Thanksgiving feast at Rusty’s Bistro! $38/person (adults) and $18/person (kids 8-12 years old). Kids 7 & under eat free! The restaurant will be open from 12 pm - 8 pm. Reservations can be made on Open Table or by calling 727-593-6001 ext. 3911.

Adult Menu | Kids Menu

Masks are required in all indoor public areas. 

Parking is free for all hotel guests. 

All non-hotel guests can park at Sand Key Park right next door to the event site for $5/day.

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