Plattsburgh, NY (PRWEB) June 20, 2014
The Adirondack Coast Visitors Bureau, a division of the North Country Chamber of Commerce, along with the City of Plattsburgh are excited to welcome the EVP Beach Volleyball Tour coming to the Adirondack Coast for the 2014 EVP Adirondack Coast Pro Am event on Saturday, July 26th. The national beach volleyball event will be held at Plattsburgh City Beach along the shores of Lake Champlain in the City of Plattsburgh, NY.
EVP Tour’s commissioner, Ross Balling says, “The Adirondack Coast is a great summer vacation destination which offers our teams and fans many new travel opportunities. The beach volleyball venue is on the shores of Lake Champlain, so the weekend will be very memorable for all of our athletes.”
“We are thrilled to welcome EVP Tour to Plattsburgh and the Adirondack Coast. We look forward to working with EVP staff and athletes to organize and host a world-class event. The EVP Beach Volleyball tour is a tremendous way for the Visitors Bureau to showcase the region as well as bring quality events to the regions.” - Kristy Kennedy, Director of Tourism.
Steve Peters, Superintendent of Recreation for the City of Plattsburgh stated, “We are beyond excited to have the 2014 EVP Adirondack Coast Pro-Am tournament at the Plattsburgh City Beach. It is an outstanding addition to our 2014 calendar and we are looking forward to co-hosting it with the Adirondack Coast Visitors Bureau.”
The EVP Tour has been hosting beach volleyball events since 1994 and encourages all athletes and their family members to come out for “a great day at the beach” with Pro, Amateur, Coed and Juniors Series events. Teams may register for the tournaments at http://www.evptour.com or call 773-387-1198. A team fee of $50 for Juniors (12U, 14U, 16U and 18U) and $60.00 for amateur adult’s teams is suggested while space is limited. Local Professional teams may apply online to compete for $4,000 in prizes.
“We are very excited for another season of action,” says Ross Balling, EVP Tour Commissioner, “There are extremely talented athletes competing on the Tour in 2014 and thousands of spectators are expected, both on location and via televised coverage.”
BEACH VOLLEYBALL EVENT SCHEDULE
Monday, July 21 – Thursday, July 24
3pm – 5pm: EVP Advanced Indoor Volleyball Camps Ages 12-16
Tuesday, July 22 – Friday, July 25
8am – 9pm: Volleykidz Beach Camp Grades 2-3
9am – 11am: Volleykidz Beach Camp Grades 2-6
Friday - July 25
2pm: EVP Corporate Challenge
8pm: Welcome athletes and fans party
Saturday – July 26
8:30am: First Pro Game to begin
8:45am: Amateur Teams check-in
10:00am: Women’s Pro Match
11:00am: Serving Contest
12:10pm: Men’s Pro Match & VIP Tent
1:00pm: EVP “ Bump to the Buckets Contest”
1:10pm: Women’s Pro Match
3:00pm: Men’s Pro Match
4:00pm: Women’s finals
5:00pm: Men’s Finals
8:00pm: Post Party with Awards Ceremony
9:00pm: Event Photos at Post Party!
Along with events taking place throughout the weekend the EVP Tour will also offer Volleykidz Beach Camps Monday, July 21 – Friday, July 25. The EVP®Academy uses the Volleyball Pros lesson plan to enhance student skills, which makes the game more enjoyable and challenges them to experience volleyball at the next level. All resulting in students saying, “I love volleyball and I want to learn more.”
For more information on the EVP Tour and the Volleykidz Beach Camp, or to register a team, visit evptour.com.