🏐 2024 Beach Doubles Spring League

Tuesday League Dates:
May 21st, 27th
June 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th
Click here to see the Tuesday League Schedule
Thursday League Dates:
May 23rd, 30th
June 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th
Click here to see the Thursday League Schedule

Start Time:
All flight 1 matches will begin @ 6:00 pm
All flight 2 matches will begin @ ~7:30 pm

** League will run rain or shine **

Trillium Center Beach Courts – 101 Crimson Drive, Sherwood Park

Maximum Entries:
18 Beach Doubles Teams for each League
– All teams are required to sign up as a group of 3 athletes
– Athletes do not sign up based on age, so any combination of U13-U18 age and skill is appropriate. 

Registration Fee:

League Format:
Rounds 1-5 – Seeding Round
** Top team in each division will move up a division each week **
** Middle team in each division will stay in their division each week **
** Bottom team in each division will move down a division each week **
** First 2 sets are to 21 points, capped at 25, 3rd set is capped at 7 points **

Round 6 – June 25th / June 27th – Playoffs
** Playoffs will consist of a 6 team, best of 3, single-elimination tournament bracket **
** First 2 sets are to 21 points, capped at 25 – 3rd set is to 11 points, capped at 15 **
** ONLY the 3 Registered Players may participate in playoffs **

🏆 Prizes will be awarded in each Playoff Division!! 🏆

– Teams will be divided up into Divisions for ladder play during weeks 1-5
– Each Division will be grouped into 3 teams, determined by the previous week’s results
– Each week, teams will play best of 3 matches (21/21/5 points) against their other 2 opponents in the following order:
* 2nd seed vs 3rd seed, 1st seed vs 2nd seed, 1st seed vs 3rd seed *
– 3rd games are to be played only when necessary
– Teams are to switch sides every multiple of 7 points *no re-serve for missing a switch*
– Teams not currently playing must provide a scorekeeper
– Scorekeepers must immediately submit the results after each set to the organizer on site

League Rules:
FIVB Beach Volleyball Rules will apply:

  • NO overhand passing (setting) on serve receive or free balls – will only be allowed when defending a hard-driven attack
  • NO open hand tipping – no fingertips, must play the ball from knuckles or fist
  • BLOCKS count as a touch – if a player blocks an attack they may play it again, but their teams next contact must go over the net
  • NO SIDE SETTING – When setting over the Net to your opponents, your feet and shoulders must be square to where the ball lands
  • NO net touches are allowed
  • Crossing under the net is allowed as long as you do not interfere with anyone or the play
  • Players/teams are to call faults on themselves – Please re-serve the ball if there is a disagreement with a call