Athlete Corner

2022 Gold Series, Chicago

Welcome to the AVP Gold Series, Chicago. The below tabs should answer all event questions including registration forms, entry lists & seeding policies, competition details, player party locations, and more. Make sure to check back frequently for updates. If you have further questions that are unanswered in these sections, you can contact AVPPlayers@avp.com.

Thank you for your participation and good luck!

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Important Dates

  • Tuesday, August 2 – Wild Card Application Deadline
  • Tuesday, August 2 – Registration Deadline = 9:00pm ET
  • Wednesday, August 3 – Point Verification sent to Registrants
  • Wednesday, August 3 – Entry Positions (Teams placed in either Main Draw; Teams below cut off to sign up for Qualifier Event)
  • Tuesday, August 30 – Brackets released with final seeding, match times


Address for Main Draw:

Oak Street Beach, 1000 N. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60611


Draw Per Gender

  • 16-team Main Draw
  • (10) Automatic Entries
  • (2) Wild Cards – AVP
    • Additional Auto Entries will be allocated if no Wild Cards are granted
  • (4) Teams Advance from the 2022 AVPNext Seaside Event (Link coming soon)

Main Draw Tournament

  • Double Elimination Tournament
  • Friday September 2 — Winner’s Rounds One & Two
  • Saturday September 3 — Remaining Elimination Rounds through 5th place
  • Sunday September 4 — 5th place, Semi-Final and Final Matches

Prize Money

13th place (4) - TBD team points = $4,000
9th place (4) - TBD team points = $5,200
7th place (2) - TBD team points = $7,600
5th place (2) - TBD team points = $10,000
3rd place (2) - TBD team points = $13,000
2nd place - TBD team points = $22,000
1st place - TBD team points = $30,000

$150,000 per gender


Main Draw Hotel

AVP will be providing hotel accommodations for the Main Draw teams as outlined in the Player Handbook.

Player Block:

The Drake Hotel
140 E Walton Pl
Chicago, IL 60611


O’Hare International Airport (ORD)
10000 W O’Hare Ave, Chicago, IL 60666

Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW)
5700 S Cicero Ave, Chicago, IL 60638


Oak Street Beach
1000 N Lake Shore Dr, Chicago, IL 60611