NCAA Gulf Shores

2021 NCAA Beach Volleyball Championship

May 7-9, 2021

Eight of the country’s best beach volleyball teams will pass, set and hit on Alabama’s white-sand beaches May 7-9. Catch all the live action on ESPN as they battle it out in the sand.

The players, coaches and fans will bring their intensity and love for the sport to Alabama’s sugar-white sand; leaving it all on the beach until there’s one team left standing. Gulf Shores | Orange Beach Sports & Events, the city of Gulf Shores and host institution University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) have hosted this event since its inaugural tournament in 2016 and is thrilled to continue to host through 2024.

 

NCAA Beach Volleyball Gulf Shores

Witness history being made during the NCAA Beach Volleyball Championship in Gulf Shores as the sixth champion is crowned May 9. With an eight-team bracket, the championship is played in a double-elimination format with teams consisting of five pairs. Five collegiate courts and five practice courts are set up on our beautiful white-sand beaches.

Schedule

We’re serving up fun in the sun this May at the NCAA Beach Volleyball Championship. 

May 6: Open practice day

May 7: First round of the elimination bracket with winning teams advancing to the second elimination round

May 8: Second and third round of the elimination bracket with winning teams advancing to the final elimination round; followed by the third round of the championship bracket with winning team advancing to the National Championship and the losing team moving to the elimination bracket

May 9: Final match of the elimination bracket with the winning team advancing to the National Championship at 1 p.m.

2021 NCAA BEACH VOLLEYBALL NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP TV SCHEDULE

FRIDAY, MAY 7
Dual 1                   10:00 AM      ESPNU
Dual 2                   11:00 AM      ESPNU
Dual 3                   12:00 PM      ESPNU
Dual 4                     1:00 PM      ESPNU
Dual 5                     2:00 PM      ESPNU
Dual 6                     3:00 PM      ESPNU
Dual 7                     4:00 PM      ESPNU
Dual 8                     5:00 PM      ESPNU

SATURDAY, MAY 8
Dual 9                    2:00 PM      ESPN2
Dual 10                  3:30 PM      ESPN2
Dual 11/Semi #1    5:00 PM      ESPN2
Dual 12                  6:30 PM      ESPN2

SUNDAY, MAY 9
Duel 13/Semi #2 10:00 AM      ESPN2
Championship       1:30 PM      ESNP2

NCAA Beach Volleyball Gulf Shores
NCAA Beach Volleyball
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