The New England OpenTM,  Beach Volleyball Tournament

Saturday, June 17, 2017!

SPIKE UNIVERSITY's largest beach tournaments of the year are The New England OpenTM and The New England ClassicTM, both held at Hampton, NH.  The New England OpenTM tournament is meant for moderate to advanced skills to compete for a Spike-U endorsement bid to the USAV (Club Div.), AAU and EVP National Championships (July 23, July 9 & Aug. 13 respectively).  Spike-U has sent 12 players to both the USAV and EVP National Championships.  Three teams took SILVER in 2014. One team took gold and one team took silver in 2015. Spike-U will award the top 3 teams in each age group with an endorsement bid to their National event of choice AAU, USAV or EVP.  You do not have to be a member of AAU, Maine Juniors, USAV, NERVA or EVP to participate in The New England OpenTM

E-brochure:  Click New England Open to download the 2016 detailed example of the tournament.

When:  Saturday, June 17, 2017 - (the day before Father's day)

Time:  8:30am - 3:30pm

Where:  Hampton, NH (see map)

Who:  ages 9 - Adult, (U12, U14, U16, U18, U22, AdultBB, AdultA, AdultAA) (Gold,Silver,Bronze levels may be used)(we also have 3 COED nets U16/18, U22, Adult)

Price per player:  $42 (reg. before June 3),  $46 (reg. June 4 - 10), $49 (reg. June 11 - 17) (online reg. closes June 14 at midnight).  SpikeU offers a $5 discount per sibling playing in the same tourney & a $5 discount if you travel over 120 miles one way to our tournament (select discount on payment page)!

Theme:  Matching or opposite outfits.  Looking at the photo above you can see how awesome a theme can be...

Format:  USAV format.  Play to 15 or 21, win by 2.  Top 4 teams make playoff's unless a quarter final is needed.

Awards:  1st, 2nd, 3rd place, SpikeU Aug 5 Invitational Bid, SpikeU New England Rank

 

AGE GROUPS:

Female Players Male Players
U12 Age 9-12 Born on or after Sept. 1, 2004 2 team spots left!  
Net Ninja's, Ace of Hearts, South County
U14 Age 12-14 Born on or after Sept. 1, 2002 4 team spots left! 5 team spots left!
Bui Bombers, SunSetters, Served Hot, C-Squared, Mighty Mini's, Bratz
Your team name will appear here when you're officially registered in our system
 
U16 Age 14-16 Born on or after Sept. 1, 2000 3 team spots left! 2 team spots left!
Coopanders, Serves You Right, You've been served, Sand Storms, Diggin' It, Team Owen, EZ PASS
Beach Hands, The Rhinos, Linguine Tortellini Martini Bikini (LTMB), Arlington Baker Gang, Team Rhody, ATK X2, Fresh Moxie, TRHS Wreak Havoc
U18 Age 16-18 Born on or after Sept. 1, 1998 3 team spots left! 3 team spots left!
Sand Storm, Mike Nye, Salty Beaches, Lobster Rolls, Net Ninjas, Beach Blondes, KHouse
Mill City Boys, The Empire Spikes Back, That's What She Set, Kuklinski/Flanagan, Chill Asians, I'd hit that
COED teams listed here: _
U22 Age 19-22 Born on or after Sept. 1, 1994 4 team spots left! 3 team spots left!
EZ Pass
Eat Dirt!, Bruce Lee: Return of the Dragon
COED teams listed here: All about that ACE
AdultBB Age over 22 Less advanced adult skill level 5 Teams Left 5 Teams Left
Your team name will appear here when you're officially registered in our system
Your team name will appear here when you're officially registered in our system
COED teams listed here: _
AdultA Age over 22 Semi-advanced adult skill level 5 Teams Left 5 Teams Left
Your team name will appear here when you're officially registered in our system
Your team name will appear here when you're officially registered in our system
AdultAA Age over 22 Advanced adult skill level 4 Teams Left 4 Teams Left
Alat(likelymovetoU22)
Team Konst(likelymovetoU22)

*Check this table often as the # of team spots will change

 

TOURNAMENT AWARDS:

TOURNAMENT AWARDS:

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Awards for Gold (1st), Silver (2nd) and Bronze (3rd) place finish

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Top finishers receive:

  • A special invitation to The New England InvitationalTM Championship Tournament (Aug 6) where the best players in New England will compete

  • Listing on Spike-U's New England ranking chart

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The best theme winners get their photo taken for SpikeU publicity and social media!

TOURNAMENT REGISTRATION:

Important dates:
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May 29   Open registration begins for all

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June 15    Reg. closes.  You'll receive a Player Guide via E-mail (tournament details: your net assignment, directions on how to get there, rules, map, etc.)

 

Important Notes:
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 You need to register as a team (2 players) so find a partner you can play with BEFORE registering

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 If you don't have a partner, contact the Tournament Director and he will match you up with one. Contact him  ASAP!

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 Need to prepare for this tournament?  Hire one of our coaches for some great lessons and drills to get you  prepared (click here for coaching services).  Our coaches can come to you!

REGISTRATION LINK:

 

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