The Collegiate Beach Volleyball Tour (CBVT) was created to provide year round competition on the beach for college club teams. In the inaugural 2019 season, over 12 different universities competed over five weekends of play.
The CBVT crowned pairs and university champions at Huntington Beach November 2019. UC San Diego Women and UC Santa Barbara Men were the inaugural CBVT University Champions.
In the 2022 tour, the CBVT will expect to have 24 different programs represented in Southern California and 14 represented in Arizona.
Tour Format and Rules of Play
4 tour stops (SB, SD, LBx2), and a championship tournament
Seeding will be based on previous tournament record and finish
New teams will be entered in as a 4-seed
Teams that make it into gold bracket (and top silver teams, depending on size of tournament), will be awarded points based on finish
To be eligible for the championships, both partners must participate in at least 2 tournaments (for CA), or 1 (for AZ and UT tours). Teams will then be invited based on points accumulated
There will be a pairs champion for the men's and women's division.
The CBVT will follow all USA Beach, CBVA, and NCAA rules of play.
1-time university dues: $125, which allows for players from your school to play
$60 entry fee per tournament for each pair
-Refund Policy: Teams must drop out the Monday before the tournament in order to get a full refund.
Do I have to play in all the tournaments to qualify for the league championships?
No, you do not have to play in all the events. You must play in at least two of the events throughout the Fall to qualify for the League Championships in Late November. However, you will earn more points at each event to help receive a higher seeding going into the league championships.
How many teams can we bring from our university?
You can bring as many teams as you want. However, if we are limited on the number of courts and time, we will limit 3 pairs per university.
Do I have to play with the same partner every time?
No, you can change your partner every weekend if you want.
Rules and Requirements
Must be a non current-varsity level BEACH player, full time student. For this season, we will not allow current indoor or beach volleyball players to participate in the CBVT. If they are former varsity players, they will be eligible.
There is no limit to the number of former varsity players per university for this season, unlike our indoor rules of only having 2 former varsity players.
Partners must come from the same college/university.
May play with different partners
Prizes, Swag, and Sponsors
The CBVT has awesome sponsors who are providing discounts and prizes for all CBVT members.
Every participant will be given a t shirt at the first tournament that they sign up for
Top finishes earn awards from sponsors
Raffle at each tournament
The official game ball of all CBVT.