Athlete's Corner:

Hawaii Open

Welcome to the Hawaii 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
  • 1 Entry – Winner AVP Huntington Beach Open
  • 1 Entry – Winner AVP Austin Open
  • 1 Entry – Winner AVP Seattle Open
  • 1 Entry – Winner AVP Hermosa Beach Open
  • 6 Entries – Best 2 of 3 Gold Series Results
    • If teams have already claimed an entry position from winning Huntington, Austin, Seattle and/or Hermosa, additional Gold Series spots will be allocated.
  • 2 Wild Cards – AVP
    • Additional Gold Series Entries will be allocated if no Wild Cards are granted
  • 4 teams advance through the Qualification Tournament
  • Qualification Tournament will be capped at 24 teams per gender
    • Qualification entry and seeding points will be based on individual AVP Ranking
    • Two Qualification Wild Cards may be used, as outlined in the Player Handbook

Qualification Tournament

  • Single Elimination Tournament
  • Thursday September 19th, 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 September 20 — Winner’s Rounds 1 & 2, Contender’s Round 1
  • Saturday September 21 — Remaining Elimination Rounds
  • Sunday September 22 — 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) - 336 team points = $2,600
  • 9th place (4) - 420 team points = $3,400
  • 7th place (2) - 518 team points = $5,000
  • 5th place (2) - 630 team points = $7,000
  • 3rd place (2) - 756 team points = $9,500
  • 2nd place - 896 team points = $13,000
  • 1st place - 1050 team points = $20,000
  • $100,000 per gender


Main Draw Hotel

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

Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort

2005 Kalia Rd
Honolulu, HI 96815
(808) 949-4321


Daniel K. Inouye International Airport

300 Rodgers Blvd. Honolulu, HI 96819





Fort DeRussy

2055 Kalia Rd, Honolulu, HI 96815


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