The first Timeout Beach Volleyball Series will this season be held at the DTS Beach Arena in Olympia, south of Windhoek, on April 23 under the theme: Vita Juice Mixed Grand Slam.
The one-day opening tourney will see leading local beach volleyball athletes in action, including this year’s national open ladies champions Michaela Boehringer and Kristin Schulz.
The men’s national open champion, James Verrinder, will be joined by last year’s men’s tour champion Jan-Eric Sack and ladies beach tour champion Rosi Hennes.
The Mixed Grand Slam event is a gender equal competition, with a 2-a-side team consisting of one male and one female athlete in all categories. Mixed, Social Mixed & Youth Mixed (under-18) and four-a-side teams will also made up of two male and two females players on court at all times.
The Mixed Grand Slam will be hosted at the DTS Beach Arena under its brand new LED flood light system on the first day and night beach volleyball event for DTS & Namibia. Matches start at 12h00, with the final slated for 21h00.
Local beach volleyball tourneys have a new look for 2016. Timeout Beach Volleyball Academy has taken on the organizsation of the event, under the branding of Timeout Beach Volleyball Series 2016.
In the meantime, organisers of the competition have applauded the sponsors for their financial contribution, saying they welcome Interpack Consumable Manufacturers back as a loyal sponsor and supporter of beach volleyball in Namibia.
In total, Interpack will be sponsoring three of the five Timeout Beach Volleyball Series 2016 events. The deadline for entries is April 21. To enter write to firstname.lastname@example.org or contact him on 081-4554571 for further details and entry forms.
Dates for the Timeout Beach Volleyball Series are:
Vita Juice Mixed Grand Slam – April 23 – DTS Beach Arena, Windhoek
Tropizone Aqua Kalahari Open – May 21 & 22 – Tivoli Southern Sky Guest Farm
Word Press Namibia Winter Classic – June 25 – DTS Beach Arena, Windhoek
Interpack King & Queen – September 17 – DTS Beach Arena, Windhoek
Fabupharm Swakop Masters – September 22 & 23 – Mole Beach, Swakopmund