SA OPEN | GLENELG BEACH | January 12-14 2024
The SA Open is Australia's longest-running beach volleyball tournament, with over 40 years of history.
Held on Glenelg Beach the first event of the year attracts big names year after year Including a wealth of homegrown South Australian talent.
Held over the weekend of Friday the 12th to Sunday the 14th of January 2024, the SA Open will provide much more than just the Open with plenty of fun for everyone.
Volleyball SA will be running clinics for kids, social competitions, ball hire, and much more all in the lead-up and around the prestigious SA Open.
It's free to come and watch so get down to the bay this summer and catch some of the world's best beach volleyballers in action!
Friday 12th January: Qualifiers (Preliminary Inquiry 12pm, first matches commence at 1pm)
Saturday 13th January: Pool Play (all day)
Sunday 14th January: Finals
SA OPEN RULES AND REGULATIONS 2024 (updated soon)
All athletes are required to be a FULL Volleyball SA member (or equivalent interstate membership*) to be eligible to participate in the SA OPEN.
* Interstate Teams and Players : please register as CASUAL (or renew your previous membership as CASUAL). You will be able to Nominate (as every other team) via the same link below. Requirement : please provide evidence of your home state current membership before the end of the nomination deadline as screenshot via email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
ADDITIONAL TOURNAMENT INFORMATION
Every nominated DIV1 Qualification Team will be able to play in DIV2 (or Div3 pending nominations) if unsuccesful.
PLEASE be aware that the SEEDING is subject to change until the draw is published on Friday after the Qualifier !!!
price money table :
Platinum & courtside tickets (more info to be found here soon)
Uniforms will be provided to all Division 1 teams by VSA. Division 2 (and all other Divisions) teams must supply their own uniforms, these uniforms must be matching.
Refer to 4.6 in the above Rules & Regulations for additional information:
4.6.1 Div1 Athletes must wear the official top/singlet provided by the SA Open at all times;
during a match, on the field of play, during official warm-up periods, during
post-match interviews, during the medal ceremony and during press
188.8.131.52 If no uniform is provided/required (Div2 and other), players may choose to wear their own
tops however they must be of the same style and colour and do not
4.6.2 Men and women must provide their own shorts/bikini bottoms. Teams must
wear shorts/bikini bottoms of the same colour and style.
For any additional information regarding the SA Open Contact Tournament Director - Tom Kroger - email@example.com
WANT TO GET INVOLVED?
VSA are searching for Volunteers, Ball Kids as well as Qualified Referees and Officials to help us deliver the SA Open this January. If you would like to register your interest in any of these positions please see the links below.