AVP Tour Picks Up Again With Seattle Open

  0 Carly DeMarque | June 21st, 2017 | AVP Tour, Beach, News, Pro Beach

AVP Seattle Open

The AVP Tour returns following the Gold Series event in New York, with a stop on the other side of the country in Seattle. The event will be held at Lake Sammamish State Park from June 22-25.

The stop in Seattle will feature a $150,000 purse prize, with the potential to earn up to 750 points as the first place finisher. This is the second year the event will take place in Seattle, with the competition featuring three different players earning their first-ever AVP victories.

Event Schedule

  • June 22 – Qualification Tournament
  • June 23 – Opening Rounds of Main Draw
  • June 24 – Elimination Rounds of Main Draw
  • June 25 – Semifinals and Finals

The top-12 teams of both genders move on automatically to the main draw, while the remaining contenders will have to fight their way through the qualification tournament.

Headlining the men’s side of the tournament is Taylor Crabb and Jake Gibb, who won their first AVP Tour stop in New York. The pair has an accumulated 2,780 points to their team name, giving them the overwhelming first place position. Phil Dalhausser will partner up with Adam Roberts for the Seattle tournament, giving the duo the sixth place seed in the tournament.

On the women’s side of the tournament, Lane Carico and Lauren Fendrick will pair up for the tournament, with April Ross taking the tournament off following a dislocated toe in New York. The pair takes the top spot with a total of 2,495 points.

Social Grass & Sand Tournament

In addition to watching the top beach players compete at the AVP Tour stop, spectators can sign up for the Social Grass & Sand Tournament. The tournament requires four participants and the teams are competing for a chance to win Club AVP tickets for the semifinal and finals matches on Sunday.

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About Carly DeMarque

Carly DeMarque

Carly DeMarque has been involved with competitive volleyball for the majority of her life, playing competitively at the club and collegiate level for 15 years and coaching club for five. Now a retired Division I volleyball athlete out of McNeese State University, she continues her volleyball enthusiasm by stepping back into …

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