Fort Lauderdale – December 9-10, 2023
December 9 - December 10
All open divisions will be playing for AVP NEXT points, and Juniors will be competing for AVP FIRST points. Dig The Beach will also be offering Rox Volleyball and AAU bids at some events.
Please note our Registration Closing times below! In order to properly prepare for our tournament, we ask that everyone register prior to the cutoff. All of our upcoming tournaments will feature the scheduled registration closings:
- OPEN TEAMS: 9 PM EST on the Wednesday preceding the tournament (NO LATE REGISTRATIONS)
- ADULT AMATEUR, JUNIORS, ADULT CO-ED: 12 PM EST on the Thursday preceding the tournament
⊗ No Late Registration for Open Divisions! → All other Divisions – Late Registration is $150.
Open/Pro (Professional Level)
Coed (Open & Amateur)
Junior (10 y.o.-18 y.o.)
Players who were born on or after September 1, 2004 or
Players who were born on or after September 1, 2003 AND a high school student in the 12th grade or below during some part of the current academic year
Players who were born on or after Sept. 1, 2006
Players who were born on or after Sept. 1, 2008
Players who were born on or after Sept. 1, 2010
Players who were born on or after Sept. 1, 2012
Open/Pro – Double Elimination
Note 1: Open/Pro Divisions will play semis and finals on Sunday.
AAA – Pool Play & Playoffs
AA/A/BB – Pool Play & Playoffs
Coed – Pool Play & Playoffs
Junior – Pool Play & Playoffs
Note 1: Juniors will register for Open or Club Divisions.
7:30am – Open/Pro Check-In Begins
7:45a – AAA/AA/A/BB Check-In Begins
8:00am – Open/Pro Play Begins. If more than 20 teams register, it will be a two day event.
8:45a – AAA/AA/A/BB Play Begins
7:30am – Junior Check-In Begins
8:15a – Coed Check-In Begins
8:30am – Junior Kickoff Meeting
8:45a – Junior Play Begins
9:00a – Coed Play Begins
No matches/sets/games will start after 1 hour before sundown.
The first round in the contenders bracket will be a match (21/21/15).
If there are more than 18 teams expect the event to last 2 days with semi-finals and finals on Sunday.
1st – 50% of Prize Pool
2nd – 30% of Prize Pool
3rd – 10% of Prize Pool (x2)
The payout for AAA will be as follows and you (personally not as a team) can only receive cash once (AAA was started for people to prepare to play open we are not forcing you to move up but if you choose to stay in AAA you will be playing for prizes the same as the other divisions).
1st – Cash payout will depend on number of teams registered & a complimentary entry into Open
2nd – Complimentary Entry AAA or Volleyballs
3rd – Prizes
(1st & 2nd Place Only – Based on Availability)
UA Volleyballs (1st Place Only!)
Choose from the prize stash!
1st – DigTheBeach Juniors Series Gold Medal
2nd – DigTheBeach Juniors Series Silver Medal
3rd – DigTheBeach Juniors Series Bronze Medal
NOTE: Athletes that are in college on scholarship or that want to preserve their eligibility are not eligible to receive cash prizes!
Open/Pro – $119.77
Late Registration – $150.00
*Registration closes for OPEN TEAMS: 12pm Noon on the Thursday preceding the tournament
AAA – $104.33
AA/A/BB/Coed – $104.33
Juniors (12u-18u) – $116.68
*Registration closes for ADULT AMATEUR, JUNIORS, ADULT CO-ED: 9am EST on the Friday preceding the tournament
Open/Pro – NO ONSITE REGISTRATION!
AAA – $150
AA/A/BB/Coed – $150
Juniors (12u-18u) – $150
Due to our high demand it is unlikely that there will be onsite registration, so register EARLY!!!
The Dig The Beach Series will use the Beach Domestic Competition Regulations as published by USA Volleyball.
2 or less pools – the top three teams come out
3 or more pools- the top 2 teams come out.
2-way tie- determined by head to head
3-way tie- for 1 spot is determined by least amount of points against.
3-way tie for 2 spots is 1st spot is determined by least amount of points against and the 2nd spot is determined by head to head in pool play
Three team pool – play matches 21,21,15
Four team pool – play games to 25 (cap 27) Five team pool- play games to 21 (cap 23)
(Caps are for JUNIOR POOL PLAY ONLY NO CAPS ON JUNIOR PLAYOFFS)
No caps in adults pool play or playoffs
Net rule- any part of the net is considered net
Coaching- no coaching is allowed for juniors during play. You may coach during a time out or technical time out.