Athlete Corner

2022 Gold Series, Manhattan Beach

Welcome to the AVP Gold Series, Manhattan Beach Open. 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, July 19 – Wild Card Application Deadline
  • Tuesday, July 19 – Registration Deadline = 9:00pm ET
  • Wednesday, July 20 – Point Verification sent to Registrants
  • Wednesday, July 20 – Entry Positions (Teams placed in either Main Draw, Qualifier or Reserve Lists)
  • Tuesday, August 16 – Qualification Brackets released with final seeding, match times


Address for Main Draw and Qualifiers:

Manhattan Beach Pier



Note: The Qualification Tournament will be capped at 96 teams per gender and will be played on Thursday August 19. Should your team’s point total fall below the cutoff after the registration deadline, your team will be placed on the Reserve List. If you believe you may be in this position, please wait for confirmation to book any/all accommodations. AVP will not be liable for any expenses incurred. For further questions, please contact AVPPlayers@avp.com.


Draw Per Gender

  • Additional Auto Entries will be allocated if no Wild Cards are granted
  • (8) Teams Advance from the on-site Qualification Tournament

Qualification Tournament

  • Single Elimination Tournament;
  • Entry will be the following:

o Top (92) based on AVP Ranking Points

o (4) Qualifier Wild Cards based on AVP discretion

  • Any Wild Cards given will not be seeded higher than 5th position in either Phase

Main Draw Tournament

  • Double Elimination Tournament
  • Friday August 19 — Winner’s Rounds One & Two // Contender’s Rounds One
  • Saturday August 20 — Remaining Elimination Rounds through 5th place
  • Sunday August 21 — 5th place, Semi-Final and Final Matches

Prize Money

25th place (8) - 0 team points = $650
17th place (8) - 0 team points = $1,200
13th place (4) - 0 team points = $3,050
9th place (4) - 0 team points = $4,300
7th place (2) - 0 team points = $6,400
5th place (2) - 0 team points = $9,000
3rd place (2) - 0 team points = $12,000
2nd place - 0 team points = $21,000
1st place - 0 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.

Aloft El Segundo Los Angeles Airport 475 N. Pacific Coast HwyEl Segundo, CA 90245


Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)
1 World Way, Los Angeles, CA 90045


Manhattan Beach Pier
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266