BVCA National Championship

July 14-18, 2019. Hermosa Beach, California

Exclusive Event for Beach Volleyball Clubs

Beach Volleyball Clubs of America and JVA partner up to bring this great event to Hermosa Beach, CA. With over 70 clubs and 500 teams in attendance in 2018, it is the largest junior beach volleyball championship in the country. The JVA's mission to promote the growth of junior volleyball through program and resource development, education and events supports the mission of the BVCA. Our partnership enables JVA and BVCA members to share resources, ideas, and help meet common goals with the indoor and beach community across the country.

Age Divisions

18's- Graduation year of 2019 & 2020
16's- Graduation year of 2021 & 2022
14's- Graduation year of 2023 & 2024
12's- Graduation year of 2025 & 2026 or 2027
(If U18 athlete is attending college, she is not allowed to participate in junior event).

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BVCA and JVA are working together with Conference Direct to arrange a variety of hotel options for teams and their families.

To book at JVA contracted hotels with special rates, contact Samie Riley directly at These rooms are first come first serve.  

For a real-time inventory of all hotels in the area, click below to book online. 

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Beach Nation Clinics

Coaches Clinic: July 13-14
Players Clinic: July 14

Hermosa Beach, CA

Beach Nation is the official Beach Volleyball Educational Partner of JVA.

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Teams are selected by their club director. Each beach club will select their top team and the beach club director will register their athlete. Parents do not register. If a player graduated High School in the fall and went to college in the spring, she can NOT participate in the BVCA National Championships as a junior player. Guidelines will be posted on the website.


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College Tournament

Wednesday, July 17th
1 day tournament for players in college only. Both players currently play for a NCAA collegiate beach team. Players on a team can be from different colleges. Registration will open up in May.

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Sponsor the BVCA Championships

Don't miss the opportunity to expose your brand and product at the BVCA Championships. Court sponsor, leaderboard sponsor and coaches social sponsor are just a few of the opportunities available.

Contact JVA Director of Marketing Briana Schunzel for more information.

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2019 Results

Congratulations to Manhattan Beach Sand for winning the Overall Club Championship!
View all the division champions by clicking the link below.

Medal Ceremony and awards are given out to individual teams and the overall Best Beach Club Championship Trophy to the beach club that scores the highest amount of points in each age division.

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Sunday July 14th
Pool Play for 12's to determine seeding into Gold/Silver/Bronze Flight.  Check in 11:30-12:00 (northside of pier)

Monday July 15th
12's Seeded Bracket (Match play tournament bracket for Gold/Silver/Bronze Flight). Depending on how the tournament plays out on time, we will try to play down to the final rounds in each flight.
***Not all the u12's teams make it to Tuesday and only the final rounds in the bracket will be played on Tuesday. Check-in for 12's will be TBD
16's Check-in 7:15-8:00 1st wave pf competition 18's Check-in 11:45-12:30 2nd wave of competition.
Pool Play for 16's and 18's to determine seeding into Gold/Silver/Bronze Flight. There will be 2 waves of competition.
Please note the check in times north side of the pier.

Tuesday July 16th
Championship Day and Medal Ceremony for 12's (Check-in TBD) 16's and 18's Seeded Bracket (match play tournament for Gold/Silver/Bronze flight Check-in Meeting: 8:00 North of the Pier Depending on how the tournament plays out on time, we will try to play down to the semi-final rounds in each flight.
***Not all the u16's &18's teams make it to Wednesday. Only the final rounds in the bracket will be played on Wednesday.

Wednesday July 17th
Championship Day and Medal Ceremony for 16's &18's (Check in TBD) 14's Check-in: 8:00-8:30 Pool Play for 14's to determine seeding into Gold/Silver/Bronze Flight College Teams Check-in: 9:00 for pool play to determine seeding into Championship Bracket

Thursday July 18th
Check in at 7:45 for 14's Seeded Bracket (Match play tournament bracket for Gold/Silver/Bronze Flight) ***once the bracket starts in the quarter and semi-finals rounds, we will play 1 game to 28. Finals will go back to a full match.

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