ATTENDING

BASICS

What is the WSOBV?

The World Series of Beach Volleyball is an unprecedented event, bringing together the world’s best beach volleyball players, chart-topping musical artists, cutting-edge brands, and a host of beach-related activities for an epic week of elite competition and fun in the sun. Click here for more information about event week.

When and where is the event?

The tournament takes place at Alamitos Beach in Long Beach, CA from July 12 – 16, 2017. The beach is, well, a beach so there’s no official address but enter 700 E. Shoreline Drive, Long Beach, CA 90802 into your nav system and you’ll get there.

Will the matches be televised?

Yes, key matches of the ASICS World Series of Beach Volleyball are broadcast live on NBC and other matches are shown slightly delayed. The semifinals will air live on Saturday August 27th at 1:30pm PST, the final on Sunday August 28th at 1:30pm PST. Click here to review the full broadcast schedule.

TICKETS

What's it cost to attend the event?

General Admission is free and limited premium seating is available for purchase. Premium seats guarantee your spot in the first three rows of the stadium. Full week and weekend packages are also available.

Can I buy premium seats there?

Yes, premium tickets can be purchased on-site at the front entrance. Premium seating is limited and the weekends sell out, so get ’em early.

Are tickets refunded for rain?

The event proceeds rain or shine. Premium seat tickets are not refunded in the event of weather unless an entire day of competition is canceled.

VENUE

What can I bring inside the venue?

Fans are NOT allowed to bring outside food and beverages into the venue with the exception of sealed water bottles. Food and beverages are available for purchase at concession stands throughout the venue. Beach chairs and umbrellas are permitted on the outer courts but are not allowed in the main stadium.

Can I save seats in the stadium?

No, saving seats is NOT permitted inside the stadium. The general seating sections of the stadium are open (free) and are available on a first-come, first-served basis. If you leave your seat, you may NOT leave towels or personal belongings behind to save seats. Security has been instructed to remove unattended personal belongings from the stadium.

Can I lock up my bike at the event?

Yes, Pedal Movement is providing a bike valet starting Friday through the weekend. The bike valet is a free service to WSOBV fans and is located near the front entrance of the venue.

PARTICIPATING

OPEN TOURNEYS

Can I play at the WSOBV?

Yes! Players of all ages and skill levels are welcome to take part in our open tournaments. We have youth and adult competitions. Click here for a full list of options.

When and where is check-in?

Please proceed to the registration tent located along the sideline of the open tournament courts (the courts to your right as you’re walking in the front entrance).

What can I bring in?

No, outside food and beverages are prohibited. Security will be checking bags and personal belongings at the front gate. Sealed bottles of water are allowed.

PARTNERING

How can I volunteer?

Click here to sign up to be a volunteer at the event

How can I sponsor the event?

Please send an email to info@wsobv.com and one of our team members will follow up shortly with more information.

How can I become a vendor?

Please send an email to info@wsobv.com and one of our team members will follow up shortly with more information.

MEDIA

How do I get a media credential?

Please contact Jennie Peters at Jennielynpeters@gmail.com

Where is the media tent?

Walk through the main entrance and when you reach the end of the walkway, turn left and the media tent will be behind the left side of the stadium. For more information, please contact Jennie Peters at Jennielynpeters@gmail.com when you arrive at the event.

WONDERING

WHO’S WHO

Which players will be there?

128 top international athletes from around the world will be competing for the ASICS WSOBV title. Click here to see players.

Which celebrities will be there?

Coming soon. Continue to stalk our Entertainment page for all the latest Celebrity Match and Music Artist information.

Which musicians will be there?

The FIAT Concert Series Powered by iHeart Radio will feature live musical performances throughout the weekend. Click here for a full schedule and list of musical performers.

I brought my family for a few hours Friday and we had such a good time that we came back for Saturday and Sunday, too.

–Katherine Swetnam, Long Beach resident

EVENT SCHEDULE

Sunday
16/Jul

Sunday

Men's Bronze Match, Men's Finals, AAU Junior National Championships
Start9: 00 am End5: 00 pm
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Saturday
15/Jul

Saturday

FIVB Men's & Women's Semifinals, Women's 3rd place match, Women's Finals
Start9: 00 am End10: 00 pm
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FRIDAY
14/Jul

FRIDAY

FIVB Women's & Men's Pool Play, AAU Junior National Championships,
Start9: 00 am End7: 00 pm
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THURSDAY
13/Jul

THURSDAY

Men & Women Main Draw Pool Play, AAU Junior Nationals, Kids' Day
Start9: 00 am End7: 00 pm
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