NCAA National Collegiate Beach Volleyball ChampionshipAwarded the “Best New Event” in 2016 by SportsTravel magazine, the NCAA National Collegiate Beach Volleyball Championship returns to the Gulf Shores and Orange Beach area. Held for the second year in Gulf Shores, this spring the dates are set for May 5 through May 7. The stakes will be high as eight of the country’s best teams compete on five courts to be crowned the 2017 NCAA Beach Volleyball National Champion.
Beach volleyball has been the fastest-growing NCAA sport with 55 sponsoring schools. The addition of the beach volleyball championship will become the 45th NCAA championship administered for women. The championship will have an eight-team bracket that will be played in a double-elimination format with teams consisting of five pairs of female student-athletes. After being placed on the list of emerging sports for women in 2009, beach volleyball is the fifth sport to succeed from the emerging sports program.
Be courtside for all the action. Check out the lodging packages, then score your tickets, in addition to reserving your charter. We’re ready when you are! https://www.gulfshores.com/blog/2017/02/23/ncaa-beach-volleyball-action-heats-up-for-may-2017-championship/