A pro beach volleyball tournament in the heart of Vancouver on world famous Kitsilano Beach. July 4-6, 2014
Now in its 23rd year, the ClearlyContacts.ca Open is a three day beach volleyball tournament run by Volleyball BC and featuring the best pro beach volleyball players from Canada, North America, and destinations worldwide. The event takes place at famous Kits Beach in beautiful Vancouver, British Columbia and offers the largest pro beach volleyball purse in Canada with $15,000 in prize money.
The event attracts over 20,000 spectators each year and offers activities for all ages including a youth volleyball tournament, prize giveaways, interactive crowd activities, food and beverages, and some of the best beach volleyball action in North America. The ClearlyContacts.ca Open is free to attend and draws visitors from all over Canada and North America. The event will also have live streaming coverage powered by ViaSport Productions that will be broadcast throughout the tournament. Event updates will be posted on the Volleyball BC Facebook and Twitter pages throughout the tournament. #ClearlyOpen
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Big names, great brands, awesome fun and prizes.
The title sponsor for the ClearlyContacts.ca Open is ClearlyContacts.ca, the largest online contact lenses and prescription glasses retailer in Canada. Some of the biggest names in both British Columbia and Canada also take part in the event including Granville Island Brewing, The Donnelly Group, Goodlife Fitness, and Subway. Our sponsors not only help make this great event possible, they are active participants with booths at the event, games, and giveaways. One of the most popular areas of the event is the Granville Island Brewing and Donnelly sponsored food and beverage section where you can eat and drink while watching the best volleyball players in Canada spike and dig just meters away. Visit our sponsors links below to see their current offerings and follow them via social media for their event giveaways during the tournament.
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Information for Players and Coaches: Registration, Seeding, Meetings & Rules
The ClearlyContacts.ca Open is a 3 day, 64 team, 2 player per team, beach volleyball tournament featuring the best volleyball players from around the world. The event takes place at famous Kits Beach in beautiful Vancouver, British Columbia. The top 28 teams per gender qualify for the Main Draw by FIVB results, VBC points and Wild Card selections. For the remaining 4 open slots per gender a qualifier is held on the Friday of the event weekend where up to 40 teams will compete for the final tournament slots. The 14U and 16U Youth Divisions run with a very similar format. See the Youth CC section below for more details.
A big time tournament for young players, right next to the pros. The Youth Clearly Contacts Open, July 6th.
While the tournament purse is reserved for the pro open players, Volleyball BC holds the Youth Open each year so youth players under the age of 16 can compete and get a taste of the big time action at Kits Beach. The Youth Main Draw is a one day tournament that will take place on Sunday July 6th from 8:30am to 5:00pm. The Youth Qualifier will take place on Friday July 4th (times TBA).
14U Girls – 16 teams (Top 12 teams + 4 from the Qualifier)
14U Boys – 8 teams (Top 6 teams + 2 from the Qualifier)
16U Girls – 16 teams (Top 12 teams + 4 from the Qualifier)
16U Boys – 8 teams (Top 6 teams + 2 from the Qualifier)
Cost / team – $75.00. REGISTER ONLINE
With 16 beach volleyball courts, DJ's, and stands full of cheering fans it's kind of hard to miss, but just in case...
The event is located at Kits Beach, easily accessible from Vancouver and other cities in the lower mainland.
July 4th, 2014 8:30am to 5:00pm
July 5th, 2014 8:30am to 7:00pm
July 6th, 2014 8:30am to 5:00pm
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