Fort Walton Beach, FL (PRWEB) February 28, 2007
Every Spring and Fall thousands of Volleyball players and fans flock to the Emerald Coast to participate in or watch one of the largest four-player volleyball tournaments in the United States. This year's spring tournament will be held April 18th - 22nd at The Boardwalk on Okaloosa Island in Fort Walton Beach.
Players compete for cash prizes, merchandise and apparel while supporters cheer them on and sunbathe from the sidelines. Tournament formats include the Fudpucker 4 Player, a two-day event with Pool Play on Saturday and Playoffs on Sunday. One-day events include the Bring Your Own Partner event utilizing FIVB rules and short courts; a Best of the Beach doubles event with individuals playing different partners throughout the day and also includes a Best Kid category open to kids 14 and under that enter with a parent or adult; and a Doubles Draw where individual players blind draw for partners and play with that partner all day. Special highlights include an Exhibition Match with Steve Timmons & Brian Lewis on Thursday, a Quicksilver EQPT Fashion Show on Saturday and a Blues Traveler Concert at The Swamp on Sunday. Full event details, including on-line registration is available at the Emerald Coast Volleyball website.
As a founding sponsor and supporter of this event for 17 years, ResortQuest Northwest Florida is pleased to continue their tradition of offering special accommodation discounts to tournament players and spectators at several of their luxury Fort Walton Beach condos. "We are fortunate to have such high quality events here on the Emerald Coast" states Mark Steiner, Regional Director of ResortQuest Northwest Florida Vacation Rentals, which includes. "These events are fun for the whole family and provide visitors and local residents the opportunity to interact with each other in a positive venue."
ResortQuest, one of the nation's leading vacation rental hospitality and resort real estate companies, provides a one-stop resource in North America's premier resort destinations, ResortQuest.com. ResortQuest is the largest marketer and management company of vacation condominiums and leading vacation rentals in the U.S. and Canada, based on a portfolio of nearly 17,000 properties, from Hilton Head rentals to a Destin resort, with a combined real estate value estimated at approximately $7 billion. ResortQuest Real Estate is one of the nation's leading real estate companies focusing exclusively on resort properties, offering superior brokerage services in the country's premier beach, ski and golf destinations. ResortQuest employs more than 4,000 people and is owned and operated by Gaylord Entertainment Co. (NYSE: GET), one of the largest and fastest growing companies in the hospitality and entertainment industries, based in Nashville, Tenn., that also owns and operates Gaylord Hotels and the Grand Ole Opry. For more information, visit ResortQuest.com or GaylordEntertainment.com.
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