Event will benefit Bay View Healthcare & Caring Hands
The 2011 Corona Light Big Shot Volleyball Series, presented by 4C Totally Light 2Go Energy Drinks, has added joined forces with the St. John’s County Surf & Sand Challenge to kick off the start of the beach season in St. Augustine, FL. The addition of beach volleyball to the event will complement the surfing contest, endurance contest (triathlon with paddling instead of swimming) and a kids run making for a full fun day at the beach. Food vendors will be available at the main event site, Frank E Butler Park E at 5860 A1A South, St Augustine.
The Corona Light Big Shot Volleyball Series holds 35 events leading to the August $8,000 Big Shot Championships in Atlantic City, NJ and the $5,000 Rox Volleyball National Championships October in Clearwater Beach. The volleyball competition will raise funds for Bay View Healthcare and their charity organization Caring Hands/Caring Community, which provided final care for the recently deceased Pro Volleyball Player and St. Augustine Fireman Ranse Jones.
Top male and female doubles teams will compete for over $75,000 cash prizes during the 2011 Corona Light Big Shot Volleyball season including $12,000 at the spring events in Florida. Tournament play will start at 9 am with women’s finals scheduled for 6 pm Saturday at the pier volleyball courts followed by a player’s party at Panama Hattie’s. Admission is free for all spectators. The volleyball tournament is sponsored by 4C Totally light 2Go, Corona Light, Spalding, Rider Sandals, Native Eyewear, Sarasota Convention & Visitors Bureau, Rox Volleyball, Bally’s Casino, Vincere Sand Socks, 1st Place Volleyball, SOB Volleyball Vacations, Sweet Tomatoes, Park & Sun net systems, Dig Magazine, Sportime, Sixpak.com Volleygear, Horry County, Spike Key, Sarasota County Parks Dept.
All events are sanctioned by Volley America. For further information and applications contact East End Volleyball at 631-728-0397 or www.eevb.net
About East End Volleyball
East End Volleyball has been organizing beach volleyball tournaments for 34 years since 1977. Based in the East End of Long Island, EEVB has grown into the largest beach volleyball series in the East End of the country with tournaments from Newport, RI to Hollywood, Florida. Sanctioned by the Volley America, EEVB runs over 35 events for 4,000 plus players. The highest level in the tournaments, the Open Division, is equivalent to AAA Baseball and funnels players into the Pro Beach Volleyball Tour.
About Volley America
Volley America is an organization for beach volleyball promoters whose goal is to promote beach volleyball throughout the US. By cooperating and charging a national membership fee, players are able to compete in numerous tournaments, earn national ranking points and qualify for end of the season cash prizes in the $25,000 Volley America Grand Prix.