Sandbox, The (CT) [7292] - Event Details

July 4, 2020
Beach Volleyball Event
July 4, 2020
900 Groton Long Point Road, Groton, CT


Esker Point Beach, Mens / Womens Divisions - July 4th weekend

Divisions: Men's Open; Men's AA; Women's Open; Women's AA;

Online Registration is Closed

Additional Information:


THE SANDBOX is proud to announce the 2020 Summer Beach Volleyball Tournament series! Our tournaments will be held at The Sandbox Indoor Beach Sports Center in Groton CT, Esker Point Beach in Groton CT, and Ocean Beach Park in New London CT.


NOTE: All registering teams MUST have two (2) Players listed, and BOTH Players MUST have a VALID Volley America membership, at the time of registration. Any team registered as a 1-Player team (no Player 2 listed), or any team registered with Player(s) not having a valid AVP America membership, will be removed from the Entry List without notice or recourse.


REGISTER and pay through the AVP America web site:

- $80 per team, payment is required at time of registration, or your entry will be removed from the Entry List without notice or recourse.

- $20 annual AVP America membership required for each participant.

- We will throttle the number of available nets per division based on registrations. If all nets are not in use by the Wednesday before the tournament then we will make more nets available to divisions with a Wait List, so please be sure to register if you want to play!!

- For tournaments at our Indoor Beach facility, if the divisions offered have enough demand we will run a morning 830am to 300pm tournament, and a 300pm to 900pm tournament.


- Doubles (2X2) 

- Pool play with single elimination finals.



- Intermediate (B)

- Skilled (A)

- Advanced (AA)

- Open (Open)

*Divisions may be combined at the discretion of the tournament coordinator.



8:30 am – All divisions checkin

9:00 am - 1st match start 

2:15 pm – estimated time that final matches will occur

*will be running accelerated format - shorter warmup times, and must start first match (including ref team) or point penalties will be enforced. 



- The Sandbox Indoor Beach Sports and Events Facility: 3 net maximum, 15 teams maximum per division

- Esker Point Beach: 8 net maximum, 10 teams maximum per division

- Ocean Beach: 20 net maximum, 25 teams maximum per division

- Divisions filled on first-come, first-served basis

- Advance registration and payment is REQUIRED to guarantee your team spot!

- Walk-ons will be accommodated as able.



- All Men’s and Women’s Open divisions will offer a minimum of $520 prize money based on a minimum of 10 teams in each division. Any $520 tournament with less than 10 teams will deduct $50 from the prize money total for each team under 10

- Tournaments offering more than $520 prize money will award that amount regardless of how many teams compete

- All MAA & WAA will offer $250/tournament. Any division with less than 4 teams will deduct $50 from prize total for every team under 4- Coed Tournaments offering $520 with less than 10 teams will deduct $50 from the prize money total for each team under 10

- Merchandise, sponsor prizes and beach volleyball essentials available to all divisions at the discretion of the tournament coordinator.


Sandbox, The (CT)

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