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 6-9. Come watch as they battle it out in the sand with the winning team being crowned May 9.

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 Commission, 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 at 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 the beach, as well as bleachers and courtside seating for the volleyball enthusiasts in attendance. 

Schedule

Plan to join us as we serve 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.
 

NCAA Beach Volleyball Gulf Shores

Ticket Information

The National Collegiate Beach Volleyball Championship will operate in accordance with state, local and CDC guidelines. This includes, but is not limited to, recommendations regarding capacity, face masks, physical distancing, and temperature checks.  The date for tickets to go on sale is still to be determined.

WEEKEND PASSES 

General Admission
Bleacher seats are first come, first served

Courtisde
Seats are first come, first served

NCAA Experience
Reserved seating on covered, elevated platform
Access to courtside seating (first come, first served) 
Complimentary snacks, water and Coca-Cola products 
Full-service, cash bar available

DAY  PASSES 

General Admission
Bleacher seats are first come, first served

Courtisde
Seats are first come, first served

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