The New England OpenTM,  Beach Volleyball Tournament

Saturday, June 18, 2016!

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 details of the tournament.

When:  Saturday, June 18, 2016 - (the day before Father's day)

Time:  8:30am - 3:30pm

Where:  Hampton, NH (see map)

Who:  ages 9-18, girls (U12, U14, U16, U18, U22) and boys (U16, U18, U22)

Price per player:  $42 (reg. before June 5),  $46 (reg. June 6 - 11), $49 (reg. June 12 - 18) (online reg. closes June 15 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 6 Invitational Bid, SpikeU New England Rank



Female Players Male Players
U12 Age 9-12 Born on or after Sept. 1, 2003  
Your team name will appear here when you're officially registered in our system
U14 Age 12-14 Born on or after Sept. 1, 2001 1 team spot left!
B Cuz we love to play, V-Unit, Soft Serve, Ghostbusters, MVP's, GT,Sun Spikers, Double Trouble, Sand Sharks, Team Extreme, Haley's
U16 Age 14-16 Born on or after Sept. 1, 1999 Wait List, Email
Honeybadgers, Jones/George, Shamrocks, Alliance Acers, Islanders, Some Spike it HOT!, Seagulls, Frick n Frack, Bad Beaches, Sandstorm, JoCo, Lady Warriors, EZ Dunkin', Airborne, Kryptonite, Elise and Rachel, Skylar and Jules, Volleybrawlers, Blue Devils, K & K, Nashua North
Your team name will appear here when you're officially registered in our system
U18 Age 16-18 Born on or after Sept. 1, 1997 Wait List, Email 3 team spots left!
Serves Up, Sun Kissed, Sandy Cheeks, M & M, Dream Team, Cat & Del, The Sun Blockers, A Little Rusty, The Dorks, Sand Stormers, Double Threat
They Boys, Bruce Lee 2.0
U22 Age 19-22 Born on or after Sept. 1, 1993 Wait List, Email 2 team spots left!
St. A Hawks, Notorious D.I.G., JE, Black Lightning, The Wombats
I'll Hit That, Sand Storm, The Gators (we may combine U18/U22)(winning team gets free parasailing)

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





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


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


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


Important dates:

April 3   Open registration begins for all


May 18    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:

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


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


 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!



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