Updates for AVP’s 2020 season and the COVID-19 implications.


Colorado resumes play in Steamboat Springs:

Forty-seven teams traveled into the mountains to participate in the 33rd annual Steamboat Springs Doubles tournament. On the men’s side, Utahans Jake Spencer and Kyle Smith came out on top as they defeated Bryan Klein and Jimmy Minner in the finals. Similarly on the women’s side, it was Traci Walsh (Woods Cross, UT) and Angela Peterson (Lindon, UT) who were named champions as they defeated Mallory Deneen and Angela Knopf.

The tournament marked the second of five AVPNext Colorado tournaments. Play will resume July 25-27 in Snowmass Village, Colo.


AVPNext Chicago kicks off:

The first AVPNext Chicago tournament took place last Saturday at North Ave Beach in downtown Chicago. Sixteen men’s teams and 11 women’s team battled for $4,000 in prize money. The tournament marked the first of three AVPNext Chicago events. The second one begins today (July 16) and will span over two days at MB Financial Park in Rosemount, Ill. The series will wrap up August 2 at Washington Park Beach in Michigan City, Ind.


AVPNext play continues in three markets:

Tournaments in Fort Lauderdale (South Florida), Scottsdale (Arizona) and Santa Cruz (Northern California) will take place this weekend, marking the second to final event in each region. Registration is still open for the Scottsdale and Fort Lauderdale events and can be found at the following links:

Scottsdale: http://www.ryanmariano.com/avpnext-sign-up-page.html

Fort Lauderdale: https://flbeachvolleyball.com/

Registration for the CBVA Santa Cruz event is full.