Tampa Bay Beach Bums, LLC [8032] - Event Details

February 13 - 14, 2021
Beach Volleyball Event
February 13 - 14, 2021
5500 Shore Blvd S, Gulfport, FL


9th Annual VETSports Open - $1k guaranteed winners MO & WO (Open Divisions)
Tampa Bay - Sat (am) = m/w 2's, Sat (pm) = coed 2's, Sun (noon) = coed 4's (2m, 2f)

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

Online Registration is Closed

Additional Information:


We just received word  that the City of Gulfport is rescheduling their “Heroes Weekend” including tourney & parade from Veteran’s Day wknd (Nov 7-8, 2020) to Presidents’ Day wknd (Feb 13-14, 2021). Registered teams will carry forward to new dates and tourney structure stays the same including winners of MO, WO & top division of Coed 4’s all earning their names engraved on permanent plaques at the Gulfport Beach courts!  10th Annual event will return in November 2021 as well.


Sat, Feb 13(AM):
7:30am-7:45am Check-in 8:15am-Start Men's & Women's Open
8:30-8:45am Check-in 9am-Start Men's & Women's AA 2's
9:15-9:45am Check-in 10am-Start Men’s & Women’s A 2's

Sat, Feb 13(PM):
3:15-3:45pm check-in 4pm-Start Coed 2's AA-Open, A, BB,
9pm / Player’s Party TBA

Sun, Feb 14:
11-11:45am Check-in / Noon-Start Coed 4's
**Competitive (AA-Open), Intermediate (A-BB), Recreational (B)**

Check-in and Start times are subject to change at anytime

First game of the session: 10 min grace, +1pt/min to opponent up to 5, forfeit. (15 min total)
Every game following: 5 min grace, +1pt/min to opponent up to 5, forfeit (10min total)
                             *This also applies to late refs- will be enforced on next game*
                                     This policy will remain throughout the tournament.

ALL teams will be required to ref at some point throughout day.
Upon completion of each match, winning team must immediately report scores to administrative team. Losing team must report to respective court, promptly, within allotted 15 warm up time for following match. 
Double Elimination-unless otherwise noted

Switch sides every 7 points.
Match play: two (2) games to 21, then third to 15 (if needed)
Guaranteed two (2) matches then remainder of consolation bracket is one (1)game to 28

All pool play games will be self-refed until play-offs. Upon reaching playoffs, losing teams of each game will be required to ref the  following game on their respective court. 
Games are to 21, cap at 25, switch sides every 7 points.
3 games pool play per team guaranteed.


Further Rules& Procedures:
Cancellation / Refund Policies


COVID-19 Rules &Regulations:

·     To prevent/slow the spread of the virus through our events we are following these procedures which are aimed at keeping players at their courts and minimizing any unnecessary interaction between players:

·     Registrations will be done completely online including all payments

·     MASKS are strongly suggested when not playing. Anyone coming to the registration tent must wear a mask.

·     Anyone feeling sick as the tournament approaches is encouraged to drop out. We will honor refunds for anyone feeling sick.

Everyoneshould ask themselves these 3 questions Friday before the tournament:

1.   Have you had COVID-19symptoms in the past 14 days?

2.   Have you tested positive forCOVID-19 in the past 14 days?

3.   Have you had close contact with any confirmed or suspected COVID-19 cases in the past 14 days?


Event operation including reporting scores, playoffs and so forth will all be done online. Links for each division will be posted on this event page prior to the tournament with court assignments. Clipboards with pools/scoring sheets will be on a tournament-by-tournament basis.


·      Maintain social distancing during event

·      No hand slapping, high-fives, hand-shaking and other contact among players

·      Cough or sneeze into your elbow

·      Do not touch anything that is not your own personal property

·      Wash hands often with hot water or hand sanitizer throughout the day

·      Even though the tournament will supply hand sanitizer, it is always safest to bring your own and to use it regularly

·      Please do not gather or congregate during or after the event

·      Canopies cannot be attached to other canopies. Please leave 6 ft. between canopies. The courts will be spread out to allow for room between canopies


All players MUST have an ACTIVE membership:

Memberships are $24 online. All memberships run for 365 days from the day of purchase. Members can login using their member ID number and password to see if membership is active or inactive. All membership fees are used for the $79,000 AVP America Grand Prix systems, a National Ranking System, Regional Championships, the end of season National Championship and event liability insurance. To check status: Search AVP America Membership List

Wilson, Unsinkable Polarized Sunglasses, Park & Sun Sports, Rider Sandals, Tuff Socks, DiG Magazine, City of Gulfport & Caddy's of Gulfport!

 *Questions? Comments? Feedback?

  Dominic Nelson 
  (727) 479-9834 cell


Gulfport Beach
5730 Shore Blvd.
Gulfport, FL 33707
United States

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