04 Oct Collegiate Sand Volleyball – the fastest growing NCAA emerging sport ever.
With over 50 teams and counting, sand volleyball has passed the critical threshold of 40 teams. Full steam ahead as sand volleyball moves from the emerging sport list to becoming the 90th NCAA championship. The NCAA National Championship starts in 2016 and is anticipated to be in May of each year. This is exciting news for any junior athlete in Washington state currently fueling their passion for beach volleyball. Scholarship opportunities are opening up at schools across the country.
AVA are the leading promoters of beach volleyball events in Seattle and have “seen a marked increase in the popularity of the sport over the past 5 years” says AVA directors. AVA Junior events at Alki beach in Seattle are packed with talented juniors ages 12 through 18.
In 2015 there will again be six AVA Junior events at Alki beach in Seattle as part of the AVA Junior championship series which culminates in The AVA Seattle Junior Championships on Aug 2nd 2015 at Alki beach. Crowning the elite Junior beach athletes in the North West part of the country. Juniors can play one or as many AVA Junior events in the series. Click here for registration and more information about the first (May 10th) AVA Junior Championship series event.