The Gold Coast is set to become the hub of Australian Volleyball competitions, with the region set to host four major tournaments in 2021.
Kicking off this weekend with the Australian Beach Volleyball Tour Final at Coolangatta, the Gold Coast is also set to host the Australian Beach Volleyball Schools Cup, Australian Youth Beach Volleyball Championships, Australian Volleyball Schools Cup.
The next generation of Olympic indoor and beach volleyball players will have the opportunity to take part across numerous events designed to help develop
players and provide competition pathways.
Launching next month will be the inaugural Australian Beach Volleyball Schools Cup, which is the newest event on the Volleyball Australia calendar.
Volleyball Australia CEO, Andrew Dee, said the Gold Coast is the ideal destination to host beach and indoor volleyball competitions for both the emerging
and elite talent.
“Volleyball Australia is thrilled to be working with Tourism & Events Queensland and Major Events Gold Coast to deliver a jam packed national calendar
for our high performance and junior talent programs,” said Dee.
“We feel very fortunate to be able to deliver national level events in a COVID safe way given that so many sports national competitions have been impacted
since the virus outbreak. Working with all levels of Government we’ll be able to bring the best young talent together here on the Gold Coast.
“Our major events calendar on the Gold Coast gets underway this weekend with the final leg of the Australian Beach Volleyball Tour Final, which is the
culmination of the four stage series that has been held across Australia and will feature our top beach volleyball senior teams and Tokyo Olympic hopefuls.
“We are also excited to be returning to launch the inaugural Australian Beach Volleyball Schools Cup” he said.
Gold Coast City Councillor Gail O’Neill said: “I’m thrilled the organisers have chosen Coolangatta Beach as the venue for the Australian Beach Volleyball
“With its wide beach and having been the home to volleyball during the Commonwealth Games it’s only fitting to have it here. Congratulations to Volleyball
Australia for organising a great event with so many participants coming together to compete in this fantastic sport,” she said.
The Australian Beach Volleyball Tour Final, Australian Youth Beach Volleyball Championships, Australian Beach Volleyball Schools Cup and Australian Volleyball Schools Cup are supported by the Queensland Government via Tourism and Events Queensland and feature on the It’s Live! in Queensland events calendar.
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