International Volleyball Competition Returns to Tampa Bay

The 2015 FIVB St. Pete Grand Slam will bring world-class beach volleyball to downtown St. Petersburg in Spa Beach Park from June 15 to June 21. The Grand Slam is a part of the prestigious FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour and serves as a qualification event for the 2016 Olympics. Top Olympic hopefuls from 20+ countries will battle it out on the sand for $800,000 in prize money and points towards their Olympic Ranking. In addition to the world’s best beach volleyball talent, this beach festival will feature interactive activations, music, food, and more.

General admission is FREE and premium seating packages will be available soon for fans seeking the ultimate beach volleyball experience! For full event details visit the official FIVB website.

This is another exciting opportunity for St. Petersburg to showcase all it has to offer on an international stage. Be sure to get out there and enjoy a day on the beach in downtown St. Pete and watch World-class athletes battle it out for a chance at the 2016 Olympics!

 

Competition Info:

– 32 Main Draw Teams
– 22 Automatic Entries
– 2 Wild Cards
– 8 Teams Advance Through Qualifier

Monday, June 15

  • Venue Open 1:00pm – 7:00pm
    • Men’s Country Quota Matches

– Competition 2:00pm – 6:00pm (approximately)

Tuesday, June 16

  • Venue Open 8:00am – 7:00pm
    • Men’s Qualification Matches
    • Women’s Country Quota Matches

– Competition 8:30am – 6:00pm (approximately)

Wednesday, June 17

  • Venue Open 8:00am – 8:00pm
    • Men’s Pool Play Matches
    • Women’s Qualification Matches

– Competition 8:30am – 7:00pm (approximately)

Thursday, June 18

  • Venue Open 8:00am – 8:00pm
    • Men’s Pool Play Matches
    • Women’s Pool Play Matches

– Competition 8:30am – 7:00pm (approximately)

Friday, June 19

  • Venue Open 8:00am – 8:00pm
    • Men’s Elimination Round Matches
    • Women’s Pool Play Matches

– Competition 8:30am – 7:00pm (approximately)

Saturday, June 20

  • Venue Open 8:00am – 8:00pm
    • Men’s Semi-Final & Medal Matches
    • Women’s Elimination Round Matches

– Competition 8:30am – 7:00pm (approximately)

Sunday, June 21

  • Venue Open 9:00am – 6:00pm
    • Women’s Semi-Final & Medal Matches

– Competition 10:00am – 5:00pm