The Amateur Athletics Union has over 700,000 members and is involved in 45 different sports programs across the country, including beach volleyball. For the 2022 summer competition season, the AAU West Coast Junior Olympics will be held in Hermosa Beach, California July 25-29, 2022. To compete in any AAU beach qualifiers at DaKine, you must have an active AAU Membership. Please check what age group you are eligible to participate in before registering for a qualifier- age definitions.
There must be at least five teams in a qualifier division to award bids to first & second place finishers. Players must play in the age division they earn a bid in for the Junior Olympics. Bids cannot be split between partners, you must play in the Junior Olympics with the same partner you earned your bid with. Learn more about the AAU West Coast Junior Olympics.
DaKine is proud to partner with AVP AMERICA for all of our adult tournaments, one of the largest grassroots outdoor volleyball organizations in the US. Currently, AVP America is comprised of over 180+ organizations and over 45,000 players. The goal of AVP America is to foster cooperation among beach & grass volleyball promoters throughout the US to grow the sport. Visit AVP America to learn more and register for a membership.
DaKine AVPA qualifiers will be held January through June to earn bids to Junior Nationals in Hermosa Beach, California July 5-10, 2022. There must be at least five teams per age division to award bids to first & second place finishing teams. Bids can be split, you do not have to play at Nationals with the same partner you earned your bid with; but at least one player must have a bid to register.
Must have at least a silver membership to participate in DaKine’s AVP America beach tournaments and qualifiers. Please check age definitions prior to registering for a qualifier.
The Beach Volleyball Clubs of America Club Challenge Series is the gold standard for the top beach recruits in the nation to come together and compete in the collegiate format. This is the only organization that requires players to be apart of a beach club or organization to participate, as teams represent their club in competition. Beach Director and Head Coach Chris Hannemann will select which athletes represent the club at the BVCA Club Championships in Hermosa Beach, California in July.
P1440 is an organization created by Olympian Kerri Walsh-Jennings, with a mission to connect the next generation of athletes to elite, world-class training. The program as evolved over the past couple of years, and the focus is less on tournaments and events and more on junior and adult development and training programs. Learn More
USA Volleyball also has a beach volleyball program. Although much newer, they are making improvements each year; including a recent partnership with AVP America that we’ll start to see come together in the 2023 season.
Every summer, the USA Volleyball Beach Tour culminates with the USA Volleyball Beach National Championship. This tournament provides young beach athletes an opportunity to compete for a national championship. Four divisions currently compete at the national championship: 12U, 14U, 16U and 18U. The 2022 Beach National Championships will be July 26-28. Location TBA
Learn More about the USAV Tour & Program