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Celebrate Beach Volleyball Excellence

The 2023 Manhattan Beach Volleyball Tournaments

2023 Manhattan Beach Volleyball Tournaments:
Embrace the Spirit of Competition

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Dive into the world of beach volleyball and discover the thrilling action, rich history, and vibrant atmosphere of the Manhattan Beach Volleyball Tournaments in 2023.

The Manhattan Beach Volleyball Tournaments are an annual celebration of the sport that brings together athletes, fans, and the beach community for a thrilling display of talent and camaraderie. Consisting of three distinct events - the Charlie Saikley 6-Man Beach Volleyball Tournament, the Manhattan Beach Open Volleyball Tournament, and the Junior 6-Man Beach Volleyball Tournament - these tournaments capture the essence of beach volleyball in different ways. From paying tribute to the legendary Charlie Saikley and his vision for combining world-class talent with the vibrant beach lifestyle, to hosting elite athletes in the prestigious AVP Gold Series event, and providing a platform for young volleyball enthusiasts to showcase their skills and passion, these tournaments offer a diverse range of experiences for participants and spectators alike. With each tournament offering its unique atmosphere and excitement, the Manhattan Beach Volleyball Tournaments are a highlight of the beach volleyball calendar, drawing in crowds from near and far to witness the thrills and excitement of the sport in one of the most iconic beach settings.

2023 Charlie Saikley 6-Man Beach Volleyball Tournament
DATES: August 4 & 5, 2023

The 2023 Charlie Saikley 6-Man Beach Volleyball Tournament is a highly anticipated event that pays homage to the legacy of the "Godfather of Beach Volleyball," Charlie Saikley. With a rich history dating back over 43 years, Saikley's vision for the tournament focused on combining world-class talent with the vibrant beach lifestyle. This year, the event embraces a family-friendly atmosphere, reminiscent of its early days, thanks to the collaboration between Saikley's family and the Manhattan Beach Parks and Recreation Department. Alongside the main beach volleyball competition, the ninth year of the Jr. 6-Man tournament will take place on August 6, 2023, emphasizing Saikley's commitment to youth involvement in the sport. The event will showcase spirited revelry, unique costumes, and the joyful tradition that has become synonymous with the tournament. Taking place on August 4 and 5, 2023, at the Manhattan Beach Pier, the 2023 Charlie Saikley 6-Man Beach Volleyball Tournament promises an exciting display of talent, camaraderie, and beachside fun for all participants and spectators alike.

Manhattan Beach Open Volleyball Tournament
2023 Tournament Presented by the City of Manhattan Beach and Association of Volleyball Professionals (AVP)

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The 2023 MBO Beach Volleyball tournament will be
August 18, 2023 from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM PDT
August 19, 2023 from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM PDT
August 20, 2023 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM PDT

The Manhattan Beach Open Volleyball Tournament, presented by the City of Manhattan Beach and the Association of Volleyball Professionals (AVP), stands as the unrivaled pinnacle of beach volleyball. As a part of the prestigious AVP Gold Series, this tournament holds the power to etch four athletes into the annals of beach volleyball history on the iconic Manhattan Beach Pier. With a star-studded lineup boasting decorated Olympians and former event champions, the 2023 Manhattan Beach Open is destined to be an extraordinary and momentous occasion for all passionate fans of the sport. While general admission is free, fans have the option to enhance their experience by choosing from a range of ticket options available. The main draw will feature 32 teams, and the qualifier, a two-day tournament, will see 77 teams compete in a thrilling single-elimination format divided into two phases. For more details on tickets and sales, visit the MBO by AVP website.

Junior 6-Man Beach Volleyball Tournament
Sunday, August 6, 2023

The Jr. 6-Man Beach Volleyball Tournament offers a thrilling opportunity for young volleyball enthusiasts to embrace the game and create unforgettable memories. Whether you have a passion for beach volleyball or prefer indoor play, this tournament allows you to join forces with your friends, showcase your skills, and have a blast. With the chance to dress up and participate in a vibrant atmosphere, the tournament serves as a stepping stone towards potentially competing in the prestigious Charlie Saikley 6-Man Beach Volleyball Tournament in the future. The tournament features rally scoring, a long court, and the use of a white leather ball, providing an authentic and exciting experience for all participants. Winning teams will be rewarded with coveted International Surf Festival T-Shirts and Medals, further adding to the sense of achievement and camaraderie.

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