Athlete's Corner:

Austin Open

Welcome to the Austin 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.

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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 through the Qualification Tournament
  • Qualification Tournament will be capped at 48 teams per gender
    • Two Qualification Wild Cards may be used, as outlined in the Player Handbook
    • This Qualifier will use 2 sites in addition to Krieg Fields
      • Women’s – Krieg & Aussie’s
        • Aussie’s: 306 Barton Springs Road, Austin, TX 78704
      • Men’s – Krieg & Wooly’s
        • Wooly’s: 440 East St Elmo Road, Austin, TX 78745

Qualification Tournament

  • Single Elimination Tournament
  • Thursday May 16th, matches will begin at 8AM.
  • Everyone must check-in, regardless of when your first match is by 10AM.
  • Match times displayed on the Qualification bracket for the first two rounds, are guaranteed earliest start times. If your court is delayed or does not have a start time, your match WILL START 10 minutes after the previous match ends. If you or your partner are not present at the start of the match there will be a ZERO TOLERANCE POLICY and will result in an immediate forfeit.
  • Court construction will be finalized on Wednesday, however, we will not have balls for teams to practice with, so if you wish to practice Wednesday please plan accordingly by bringing your own balls.
  • If you fail to show up to the Qualifier and are assessed a non-injury forfeit, you will be given a zero (0) points finish that will be applied to your AVP Points Ranking.

Main Draw Tournament

  • Double Elimination Tournament
  • Friday May 17 — Winner’s Rounds One & Two // Contenders’s Round One
  • Saturday May 18 — Remaining Elimination Rounds
  • Sunday May 19 — Semi-Final and Final Matches
  • If you plan to receive medical attention on Thursday, please plan to do so during the hours of the Qualifier

Player Apparel

  • Players shall comply with the apparel requirements set forth below.
  • All playing partners participating in the Main Draw are required to wear the same color swimwear.
    This means the same color shorts for the men and the same color suits for the women. 
    The apparel can be different in design and can be from any manufacturer but must be the same color such that it is clear the players are a team. In the case of patterned swimwear, all colors in the pattern must match your partner.
  • If you have any questions, please contact AVP Management at AVPPlayers@AVP.com
  • Teams ranked in the top 16 should make reasonable efforts to have their names transferred onto their competition apparel. If a player would like to substitute a nickname or their first name for their last name (i.e, Rosie for Rosenthal), a player must submit their request for approval from the AVP office. The AVP reserves the right to disapprove any identification other than your last name.
  • Any team who fails to comply with AVP apparel requirements will be subject to a fine of $125
    per infraction, with increasing each subsequent occurrence increasing by $125. Fines will be
    automatically deducted from the player’s prize money.


Prize Money

  • 13th place (4) - 240 team points = $2,000
  • 9th place (4) - 300 team points = $2,500
  • 7th place (2) - 370 team points = $3,800
  • 5th place (2) - 450 team points = $5,200
  • 3rd place (2) - 540 team points = $7,000
  • 2nd place - 640 team points = $10,000
  • 1st place - 750 team points = $15,000
  • $75,000 per gender


Main Draw Hotel

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

Crowne Plaza-Austin
6121 N Interstate Hwy 35
Austin, TX 78752


Austin Bergstrom International Airport (AUS)

3600 Presidential Blvd, Austin, TX 78719




Krieg Fields

515 S Pleasant Valley Rd, Austin, TX 78741


Side Events

MindTravel Music Experience

  • DATE: Saturday, May 18th
  • LOCATION: Krieg Fields

We will be hosting a MindTravel musical experience on Saturday, May 18th. Come join us with family and friends for a fully immersive, multi-sensory journey through music with MindTravel at Krieg Fields! For more information, visit here. Tickets will be $25 for early-bird, $30 day of. Stay tuned for ticket release information!