Summer Sports Calendar 2011

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Team Magnum celebrates their three-peat at the 2010 Charlie Saikley Six Man Volleyball Tournament. Photo by Elizabeth

Summer Sports Calendar 2011
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Ongoing
Dive N’ Surf SCUBA
Throughout the summer
Dive N’ Surf, Redondo
Dive N’ Surf is a Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI), a five-star instructor development center offering courses from beginners to instructors. Classes start at $599 and include five classroom sessions, five pool sessions and four ocean SCUBA dives. Dive N’ Surf is located at 504 N. Catalina Ave., Redondo Beach. Dive N’ Surf also offers dive trips throughout the summer to the Channel Islands and Mexico.
310-372-8423 or www.divensurf.com

Sea d Sea Scuba
Throughout the summer
Sea d Sea, Redondo Beach
Sea d Sea offers PADI open water certification scuba diving classes throughout the summer. Program includes 5 lectures/pool sessions, 4 ocean dives and PADI open water certification. The cost is $375, which includes rental equipment for the ocean dive. 1911 S. Catalina Ave., Redondo Beach.
310-373-6355 or www.seadsea.com

Lawn Bowling
Throughout summer
Clark Stadium
Founded in 1936, the Hermosa Beach Lawn Bowling Club offers two hours of bowling in a relaxed, outdoor atmosphere Tuesdays and Thursdays at 11:45 a.m. and on Saturdays at 9:45 a.m. at Clark Stadium, 861 Valley Drive, Hermosa Beach. Flat-soled shoes are required.
George Renshaw, 323-359-4395 or Detlef Herbst, 310-375-6926

MAY

Beach Volleyball Tourney
Sat.-Sun., May 14-15
Rosecrans, Manhattan Beach
California Beach Volleyball Association (CBVA) is hosting tournaments throughout the weekend at Rosecrans. Saturday’s action features Men’s B competition. Sunday features the Sharkeez Men’s Masters and Women’s A tournament along with the Icaza Construction Men’s Fours Open. Play begins at 9 a.m. each day.
Kurt Peters, 310-922-6297 or www.cbva.com

Volleyball Ventures
Saturday, May 14
Manhattan Beach Pier
Volleyball Ventures hosts men’s and women’s doubles tournaments beginning at 8:30 a.m. The event includes four levels of play (beginner to advanced) and is played in a round-robin format. Players can sign up individually, rotating players from their pool for each match. Players must be 18 years or older and VBV members. Fees are $25 per tournament (pre-registered), $40 for beach registration.
Patrick Mejia, 310-929-7169, Patrick@VBVentures.com or www.vbventures.com

Beach volleyball tourney
Saturday May 21
Hermosa Beach Pier
California Beach Volleyball Association (CBVA) will be holding a tournament for boys and girls 12U, 14U, 16U, 18U divisions on Saturday at the Hermosa Beach Pier. Action begins at 9 a.m.
Chris Brown, 310-766-7234 or www.cbva.com

Beach Volleyball Tourney
Sunday May 22
Manhattan Beach
California Beach Volleyball Association (CBVA) is hosting Men’s A and Women’s A tournaments at the Manhattan Beach Pier. Play begins at 9 a.m.
JP Saikley, 310-220-9558 or www.cbva.com

AAU Beach Volleyball
Sunday, May 22
Hermosa Beach
The Amateur Athletic Union hosts the AAU Southern Pacific Championships at the Hermosa Beach Pier. Boys and girls compete in 10U, 12U, 14U and 16U divisions. Action starts at 9 a.m. Fee is $60.
Gino Grajeda, ggrajeda181@msn.com or www.aaubeach.org

Golf Tournament
Monday, May 23
Rolling Hills Country Club
Golfers hit the links for fundraising at the Providence Little Company of Mary Foundation 31st annual Golf Classic presented by Honda. Golfers play a morning or afternoon flight, enjoy a luncheon BBQ, a hosted cocktail reception, dinner, silent and live auctions and trophy presentations. Proceeds benefit Providence LCM charitable care and community outreach programs. Individual entry fee is $500, foursome is $2,000.
Leslie Chung, 310-303-5346, leslie.chung2@providence.org or www.plcmfoundation.org

Hennessey Return to the Pier Paddleboard race
Friday, May 27
Hermosa Beach Pier
The Hennessey’s Return to the Pier Paddleboard race celebrates its 9th year. Check-in is at 4 p.m. in front of Hennessey’s on Pier Plaza in Hermosa Beach. The race begins at 5:30 at the Hermosa pier. The 4-mile course goes north to the Manhattan pier and returns to the beach, south of the Hermosa pier.
Tom Ritter or Lina, 316-5652 or hennesseyraces@aol.com or www.HennesseysPaddleboarding.com

Beach volleyball tourney
Sat.-Sun. May 28-29
Hermosa Beach Pier
California Beach Volleyball Association (CBVA) will be holding tournaments at the Hermosa Beach Pier throughout the weekend. Saturday’s action includes Men’s Unrated, Open and Women’s Unrated competition. On Sunday, Men’s B, Women’s A and Co-ed A and AAA tournaments will be held. Play begins at 9 a.m. each day.
Chris Brown, 310-766-7234 or www.cbva.com

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JUNE

Akolu Downwind Paddle
Saturday, June 4
Abalone Cove
The 5th annual paddleboard event starts in the water off the beach at Abalone Cove, finishing about seven miles later at Cabrillo Beach. Race begins at 4 p.m. Suggested donation of $25 includes T-shirt, food and drinks.
www.Akolu.com

Grandview Gator 5K run/walk
Saturday, June 4
MB Grandview School
Sponsored by Murad, the 16th annual event draws nearly 2,000 participants and includes sponsor booths, entertainment and awards. The race starts at 8 a.m., beginning and ending in the Grandview parking lot, 455 24th St., Manhattan Beach. Proceeds benefit Manhattan Beach Education Foundation.
www.gvpta.com

Volleyball Ventures
Saturday, June 4
Manhattan Beach Pier
Volleyball Ventures hosts co-ed doubles tournaments beginning at 8:30 a.m. The event includes four levels of play (beginner to advanced) and is played in a round-robin format. Players can sign up individually, rotating players from their pool for each match. Players must be 18 years or older and VBV members. Fees are $25 per tournament (pre-registered), $40 for beach registration.
Patrick Mejia, 310-929-7169, Patrick@VBVentures.com or www.vbventures.com

Basketball
Begins week of June 5
Aviation Park, Redondo Beach
Sunday through Thursday leagues will be held at Aviation Park, 1935 Manhattan Beach Blvd. in Redondo Beach. Registration will be held through May 27. Cost is $300 per team.
Rob Pierce, 310-318-0666 or www.redondo.org

Co-ed Softball
Begins week of June 6
Manhattan Beach
Summer Slo-pitch softball leagues begin Monday, June 4. The 12” co-ed Mon.-Thurs. leagues play at the Marine Sports Complex and costs $485 per team. The 16” co-ed league is held Friday nights at Dorsey Field at costs 225 per team.
Archie Sherman, 310-802-5412, asherman@citymb.info

Kickball
Begins week of June 6
Manhattan Beach
Four coed kickball leagues begin Monday, June 4. Cost is $395 per team.
Archie Sherman, 310-802-5412, asherman@citymb.info.

Pier-to-Pier Run/Walk
Saturday, June 11
Hermosa Beach Pier
The G.I. Joe Spring Pier-2-Pier Run/Walk will be held Saturday, June 11 at 7 a.m. The 4-mile course in the sand begins and ends at the Hermosa Beach Pier. The event is professionally timed and festivities include finish line entertainment, refreshments and lots of giveaways including free backpacks filled with goodies for the first 100 pre-registered participants. Proceeds benefit the Air Force Sergeants Association and El Segundo Unified School District. Registration is $35 per runner and available at www.mbbootcamp.com.
Joe Charles, 310-836-9339 or jc@mbbootcamp.com

Mike Cook Marine Street Mixed beach volleyball tourney
Saturday, June 11
Marine Street, Manhattan Beach
The popular annual Mike Cook Marine Street Mixed tournament features coed play of all levels and a Father/Daughter tournament. For more information or to register, visit www.cbva.com or contact tournament director
Kevin Cleary, 310-546-3619, kpcleary@yahoo.com

AAU Beach Volleyball
Sunday, June 12
Manhattan Beach Pier
The Amateur Athletic Union hosts the AAU California Regional Championships. The event begins at 9 a.m. and is open to boys and girls in 10U, 12U, 14U, 16U and 18U divisions. Fee is $60.
Gino Grajeda, ggrajeda181@msn.com or www.aaubeach.org

Redondo Beach Triathlon
Sunday, June 12
Redondo Beach Marina
The 7th annual Redondo Beach Triathlon sponsored by CaliforniaHealthPlans.com begins at 7:30 a.m. at the Veteran’s Park/Marina area in Redondo Beach. All of the proceeds go to Cheer for Children, a nonprofit organization that gives seasonal parties and raises money for acutely ill children at Harbor UCLA Medical Center. The USAT sanctioned scenic course event consists of a 1/2-mile swim, 6-mile bike, and 2-mile run. Space is limited to the first 600 entries. A non-competitive mini-sprint (half the distances) is also available. Awards will be given to the top three finishers in each division and the top two relay teams. Sprint fees are $80 (ages 13-19 and 65 and older), $90 (ages 20-64), $120 (relay). Mini-sprint fees are $70 and $100 for the relay.
www.rbtriathlon.com.

Solstice 5K
Saturday, June 18
Manhattan Beach Pier
The 10th Annual Manhattan Beach 5K Summer Solstice race is held on the morning of the year’s lowest tide, creating a wide, flat, fast, out-and-back course on hard packed sand. Entry fee $30. Kids races $25. Unique awards given to top five in each age group. Free T-shirts to pre-registrants and late entrants while supplies last. Event begins at 7 a.m.
Jeff Atkinson, 938-5544, Jeff@OlympianFitness.com or www.mb5K.com

South Bay Dozen
Saturday, June 18
Torrance Beach
The Jimmy Miller Foundation and Hennessey’s present the South Bay Dozen surf, paddleboard and surfski event. Competition begins at 8 a.m.
Michael Murphy, 310-991-1837, mjmurf999@hotmail.com

Beach Volleyball Tourney
Saturday, June 18
Manhattan Beach Pier
California Beach Volleyball Association (CBVA) will be holding Men’s AA, B and Women’s A and Open competition beginning at 9 a.m. at the Manhattan Beach Pier.
JP Saikley, 310-220-9558 or www.cbva.com

Hermosa 24 Ultramarathon
Sat.-Sun., June 18-19
Hermosa Beach
Guinness World Record holder Christian Burke hosts the event, giving participants a chance to break his record of running in the sand for 83.04 miles in 24 hours set last Labor Day weekend. The 3.46-mile soft sand course goes from the Hermosa Beach Pier to the Manhattan Beach Pier and back. Solo and relay categories available. Proceeds benefit local schools. Individual fee is $120, team prices vary.
www.hermosa24.com

Sunset Basketball League
June 18 – July 28
Manhattan Beach
The Co-ed league features four divisions. Mini (ages 5-6, Tu Sat) and Mighty (ages 7-8, Thu Sat) play at Manhattan Heights Courts. Minors (ages 9-10, Tu Sun) and Majors (ages 11-12, Thu Sun) play at Mira Costa High School gym. Fees: $150 resident/$165 non-resident.
310-802-5448 or www.citymb.info

Rock to Rock race
Sunday, June 19
Catalina Island
Paddleboarders compete on the new 22.17-mile course from the Isthmus on Catalina Island to Cabrillo Beach in San Pedro beginning at 6:30 a.m. The $75 entry fee ($100 after June1) includes shirt, pre- and post-race meals and finishers’ awards.
George Loren, 678-1179, koffeekart@yahoo.com

Beach Volleyball Tourney
Sunday, June 19
Manhattan Beach Pier
The City of Manhattan Beach hosts a Father’s Day beach volleyball tournament from 9 a.m. – noon on the south side of the Manhattan Beach Pier. Fee is $50 per player with proceed benefitting Project Fatherhood. Divisions include 10U, 11-14, 15-18, 19 up and 4-person (full court). All participants receive a T-shirt.
310-802-5448

PCH SK8 Camps
Begins June 20
Manhattan Beach, Rolling Hills
Girls and boys, ages 5 to 14, learn structured skate instruction, team, skate games, beach surf trips. Campers learn Ollies, kick flips, rails, boxes, 50/50 grinds, fakes and ramps. Safety gear required. Located at American Martyrs in Manhattan Beach and Ernie Howlett Park in Rolling Hills Estates. Camps are held Monday-Friday from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Half day camps are 9 a.m. -12 p.m. Fees range from $155 to $264. 310-372-2202.
info@beachsports.org or www.pchsk8camps.com

Adult Surf Classes
Start June 25; July 24
Hermosa Beach
Learn all the basics, including safety, paddling out, popping up, trick, ocean conditions and proper equipment from expert instructors in a small group setting. A BZ soft surfboard is provided. Intermediate swimming skills are required. Held at the 10th Street lifeguard tower in Hermosa Beach, classes run from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. for four Saturdays or Sundays at a cost of $274 ($10 discount for Hermosa Beach residents).
Director Vince Ray, 370-1918, surferjay@losangeles.usa.com or visit www.hermosasurf camp.com.

Adult Golf
June 20 – July 31
Los Verdes Golf Course
Group golf lessons with individual instruction help players with putting, pitching and full swing. Mon., Wed., Sat., Sun. sessions available. Held at Los Verdes Golf Course, 7000 W. Los Verdes Dr., Rancho Palos Verdes. $105 fee includes golf balls during lessons and a $50 range card for personal use. Instructed by Mike Buroza.
www.redondo.org

Beach Volleyball Tourney
Saturday, June 25
Manhattan Beach Pier
California Beach Volleyball Association (CBVA) will be holding Men’s AA, B and Women’s A and AA tournaments beginning at 9 a.m. at the Manhattan Beach Pier.
JP Saikley, 310-220-9558 or www.cbva.com

Swim Party
Saturday, June 25
Manhattan Beach
The City of Manhattan Beach hosts a free “Kick-Off Party” to celebrate the opening of Begg Pool for the summer season. The event runs from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. and includes water games, face painting, water balloons and, of course, swimming. Guests are invited to bring their own picnic lunch.
1402 North Peck Ave., 310-802-5428.

50th Annual Chevron Manhattan Grand Prix
Sunday, June 26
Live Oak Park
One of the West Coast’s oldest and most prestigious cycling street races features a thousand top cyclists racing the oval on Valley and Ardmore between 15th Street and Pacific. The popular community races feature divisions for the kids. 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
www.mbgp.com

Volleyball Ventures
Sunday, June 26
Manhattan Beach Pier
Volleyball Ventures hosts men’s and women’s doubles tournaments beginning at 8:30 a.m. The event includes four levels of play (beginner to advanced) and is played in a round-robin format. Players can sign up individually, rotating players from their pool for each match. Players must be 18 years or older and VBV members. Fees are $25 per tournament (pre-registered), $40 for beach registration.
Patrick Mejia, 310-929-7169, Patrick@VBVentures.com or www.vbventures.com

Lap Swimming
Mon.-Sat., June 27-Sept. 2
Begg Pool
$4 per person per session. Mon.-Fri., 7:15-8:20 a.m.; Mon.-Thur., 8:45-9:45 p.m.; Sat., 8-9 a.m.
310-802-5428 or 310-802-5429

Youth Beach Volleyball
Begins June 27
Manhattan Beach
Morning, afternoon and full-day camps are available for players ages 5 through 18.
310-802-5448 or www.citymb.org

Youth Tennis
Begins June 27
Mira Costa High School
Numerous camps are available from a variety of instructors for players ages 4-18.
310-802-5448 or www.citymb.org

Youth Sailing
Begins June 27
Redondo Beach
South Bay Sailing teaches youth 7-17 years of age and beginning through advanced skill levels how to sail. Two-week sessions run Mon.-Fri. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. throughout the summer. Families encouraged to attend Sailing Sunday for informal day of sailing and potluck BBW. Held the first Sunday of each month at 12 p.m.
310-937-3180 or www.southbaysailing.com
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JULY

18th Annual Village Runner
4th of July 5K Run/Walk
Monday, July 4
Redondo Beach
The popular race begins at 8 a.m. in front of Village Runner, 1881-A Catalina Ave., Redondo Beach. Celebrating its 18th year, the event also includes the Little Moon Firecracker Dash for kids. Cost is $25, kids’ dash $20. Medals awarded to top three in each age division. Cash prizes to top three male/female finishers.
310-546-1888. Registration available through July 1, www.villagerunnerracing.com

$1,000 Push-Up Challenge
Monday, July 4
Riviera Village
Hosted by physical fitness trainer Joe Charles, this popular spectator and participant event is held in conjunction with the Village Runner 4th of July Run/Walk.
Joe Charles, 310-836-9339 or www.mbbootcamp.com

“Ironman” spectacle
Monday, July 4
Undisclosed, Hermosa Beach
This unorganized event requires participants to run a mile, paddle a mile, and chug a six-pack without throwing up. Organizers withhold advance information on the site of the event, but it’s never hard to find. Just head north of The Strand from the Hermosa Beach Pier.

BarryBob Invitational
Saturday, July 9
9th St., Manhattan
The 13th Annual BarryBob Invitational is a 4-person committee draw beach volleyball tournament with both adult and junior divisions. Held in memory of long-time Manhattan Beach residents Barry Walmer and Bob Cleary, the event is a mix of current professional players, local talent and legends of the sport. It’s also the unofficial Beach Volleyball Old Timers Day.
www.BarryBob.com

Slo-Pitch Softball
Begins July 9
Manhattan Beach
The first pitch of the City of Manhattan Beach’s 16” coed slo-pitch softball league is scheduled to be tossed at 6:45 p.m. Friday, July 9 at Dorsey Field.
310-802-5448

AAU Beach Volleyball
Sat.-Sun., July 9, 10
Hermosa Beach Pier
The Amateur Athletic Union hosts the 18th AAU Junior Nationals Beach Volleyball tournament throughout the weekend. The event begins at 9 a.m. each day and is open to boys and girls in 10U, 12U, 14U, 16U and 18U divisions.
Gino Grajeda, ggrajeda181@msn.com or www.aaubeach.org

Hennessey’s Paddleboard Festival
Saturday, July 9
Avenue I, Redondo Beach
The annual festival includes the Junior Guard race, the Rainbow Sandals Cup series and the US Paddleboard Championships. The 9-mile race goes to the Palos Verdes buoy and back.
Tim Ritter or Lina, 316-5652 or hennesseysraces@aol.com

Manhattan Beach Tennis Open
Sat.-Sun., July 9-10, 16-17
Live Oak Park
The two-weekend single-elimination tournament is played at Live Oak Park tennis courts from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. USTA sanctioned events include men’s and women’s Open divisions with $3,000 total prize money.
310-802-5448 or www.citymb.com

Beach Volleyball Tourney
Sat.-Sun., July 16, 17
Manhattan Beach Pier
California Beach Volleyball Association (CBVA) is hosting men’s tournaments throughout the weekend at Rosecrans. Saturday’s action features Icaza Construction Men’s B competition. Sunday includes Icaza Men’s Masters and the Sharkeez Co-ed A and Fours Open competition. Play begins at 9 a.m. each day.
Kurt Peters, 310-922-6297 or www.cbva.com

Tom Collier Regatta
Saturday, July 16
King Harbor
The King Harbor Yacht Club hosts this 20th annual event in memory of the club’s former sailing star, who succumbed to cancer at 31. Proceeds go to the cancer research program at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.
www.khyc.org

Smackfest Volleyball Tourney
Saturday, July 23
Hermosa Beach
The 17th annual Smackfest co-ed 4’s tournament benefits So Cal Foundation for Children (SCFC) which raises funds for scholarships, education, guidance and athletic opportunity to underprivileged youth.
Bill Sigler, 310-536-0060, bill@smacksportswear.com or www.socalfc.org

Beach Volleyball Tourneys
Sat.-Sun., July 23, 24
Manhattan Beach
California Beach Volleyball Association (CBVA) is hosting tournaments throughout the weekend at Rosecrans. Saturday’s action features the Sharkeez Men’s Unrated tournament. Sunday includes the Icaza Construction Men’s AA, Co-ed B and Co-ed Fours Open. Play begins at 9 a.m. each day. For more information, or to register, visit www.cbva.com or contact tournament director Kurt Peters at 310-922-6297.
At the Manhattan Beach Pier, the CBVA will be holding the Junior Manhattan Beach Open on Saturday, for boys and girls 12U, 14U, 16U, 18U divisions.
JP Saikley, 310-220-9558 or www.cbva.com

Beach Volleyball Tourneys
Monday July 25
Manhattan Beach
California Beach Volleyball Association (CBVA) is hosting Women’s Unrated, and Co-ed A and Open tournaments beginning at 9 a.m.
JP Saikley, 310-220-9558 or www.cbva.com

Youth Football Camp
July 25-29
TBD
Camps are designed for football players grades 3-8 who will work with high school coaches and NFL veterans to get to the next level. Camp focuses on improving fundamental skills, developing explosive power, increasing speed and agility and reducing likelihood of injury. Camp is held Mon.-Fri. from 9 a.m. to noon at a site yet to be determined. Cost is $199.
310-297-9001 or www.velocitysp.com/southbay

Beach Volleyball Tourney
Wednesday July 27
Rosecrans, Manhattan Beach
California Beach Volleyball Association (CBVA) is hosting a tournament for boys and girls 12U, 14U, 16U, 18U divisions starting at 9 a.m. at Rosecrans.
Kurt Peters, 310-922-6297 or www.cbva.com

Beach Volleyball Tourney
Saturday July 30
Dockweiler Beach
California Beach Volleyball Association (CBVA) is hosting the Dockweiler Youth Tournament for boys and girls 12U, 14U, 16U, 18U divisions starting at 9:30 a.m. at Dockweiler Beach.
Keith Tarin, 702-499-6988, Tarin.Keith@gmail.com or www.cbva.com

Surf Festival
Fri.-Sun., July 29-31
Redondo, Hermosa, Manhattan, Torrance Beaches
Hosted by the four beach cities, the event kicks off at 7 p.m. Friday, July 29, with the LA County Lifeguard Championships, including Bud Stevenson Intracrew Medley Relay, at the Hermosa Beach Pier.
Saturday: 6:45 a.m. – International Bodysurfing Championship, Manhattan Pier, $25 by July 28/$35 on the sand, 545-4825.
7 a.m. – Surfing Championships, south side of Hermosa Pier. 614-9996.
8 a.m. – The Torrance Soccer Association presents the 6th Annual Sand Soccer Challenge, Saturday and Sunday at Torrance Beach.
8 a.m. – Dick Fitzgerald Two-Mile Beach Run, Hermosa Pier, $25 with T-shirt guaranteed by July 20, 310-831-2593.
9 a.m. – Charlie Saikley Volleyball Tournament, Manhattan Pier, 6-man/6-woman, Applications accepted June 1 through July 2 (early registration May 17 – June 1 for top 32 men’s women’s teams from 2010). Fees: $500 for Masters Division (non-sponsored); $1,000 Open Division (non-sponsored up to 12 players, $100/player thereafter); $2,500 All Divisions (sponsored up to 20 players, $100/player thereafter). 310-802-5413.
7 p.m. – So. Calif. Lifeguard Championship Events, Hermosa Beach Pier. US Coast Guard Helicopter LA County Lifeguard Demo, Lifeguard events, Jr. Lifeguard Taplin, Lifeguard Beach Flags, Judge Taplin Three-Mile Lifeguard Medley Relay.
Sunday: 7:30 a.m. – Velzy-Stevens Pier-to-Pier Paddleboard Championship, north side of Manhattan Pier, 310-920-6645.
9 a.m. – Charlie Saikley Volleyball Tournament, Manhattan Pier, Final rounds of 6-man/6-woman.
9 a.m. – Dwight Crum Pier-to-Pier Swim, Hermosa Pier to Manhattan Pier, no race day entries, contestants must pre-qualify, $40 pre-register only. Pier2pier_swim@verizon.net.
10 a.m. – Lifeguard Dory Race, Hermosa Pier, 8:30 a.m. check-in.
1 p.m. – South Bay Youth Swims Paddles, north side Hermosa Beach Pier.
www.surffestival.org
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AUGUST

Beach Volleyball
Wednesdays, Aug. 3 10
Marine Street, MB
California Beach Volleyball Association (CBVA) is hosting the Marine Street Youth tournament for boys and girls 12U, 14U, 16U, 18U divisions beginning at 9 a.m. at Marine Street in Manhattan Beach.
Tim Walmer, walmy1@aol.com or www.cbva.com

Volleyball Ventures
Saturday, Aug. 6
Manhattan Beach Pier
Volleyball Ventures hosts co-ed doubles tournaments beginning at 8:30 a.m. The event includes four levels of play (beginner to advanced) and is played in a round-robin format. Players can sign up individually, rotating players from their pool for each match. Players must be 18 years or older and VBV members. Fees are $25 per tournament (pre-registered), $40 for beach registration.
Patrick Mejia, 310-929-7169, Patrick@VBVentures.com or www.vbventures.com

Beach Volleyball
Sat.-Sun., Aug. 13, 14
Hermosa, Manhattan Beach Piers
California Beach Volleyball Association (CBVA) hosts the Junior Hermosa Beach Open for boys and girls 12U, 14U, 16U, 18U divisions beginning at 9 a.m. each day.
At the Manhattan Beach Pier, Men’s and Women’s Open competition takes place Saturday followed by Men’s and Women’s A tournaments on Sunday.
Hermosa Beach – Chris Brown, 310-766-7234. Manhattan Beach – JP Saikley, 310-220-9558 or www.cbva.com

Beach Volleyball
Wednesday, Aug. 17
Rosecrans, Manhattan Beach
California Beach Volleyball Association (CBVA) is hosting a tournament for boys and girls 12U, 14U, 16U divisions starting at 9 a.m.
Kurt Peters, 310-922-6297 or www.cbva.com

Beach Volleyball Tourneys
Sat.-Sun., Aug. 20, 21
Manhattan Beach
California Beach Volleyball Association (CBVA) is hosting Men’s B, Women’s AA and Unrated tournaments on Saturday. On Sunday, Men’s AA, Unrated and Women’s A competition takes place. Action begins at 9 a.m. each day.
JP Saikley, 310-220-9558 or www.cbva.com

Corona Light Wide Open
Sat.-Sun., Aug. 20, 21
Hermosa Beach
The Corona Light Wide Open tour comes to the Hermosa Beach Pier with a $75,000 purse. Action starts at 9 a.m. both days. Saturday’s competition includes Men’s Open, AA, B, Novice and Women’s Open, AA, A and Novice divisions. Sunday’s action features Open semifinals and finals, Co-ed Open and Recreational along with Coed- 4’s Open and Recreational tournaments.
www.coronalightwideopen.com

Beach Volleyball
Wednesday, Aug. 24
Rosecrans, Manhattan Beach
California Beach Volleyball Association (CBVA) is hosting a tournament for boys and girls 12U, 14U, 16U divisions starting at 9 a.m.
Kurt Peters at 310-922-6297 or www.cbva.com

Volleyball Ventures
Saturday, Aug. 27
Manhattan Beach Pier
Volleyball Ventures hosts men’s and women’s doubles tournaments beginning at 8:30 a.m. The event includes four levels of play (beginner to advanced) and is played in a round-robin format. Players can sign up individually, rotating players from their pool for each match. Players must be 18 years or older and VBV members. Fees are $25 per tournament (pre-registered), $40 for beach registration.
Patrick Mejia, 310-929-7169, Patrick@VBVentures.com or www.vbvebtures.com

AAU Beach Volleyball
Sunday, Aug. 28
Hermosa Beach Pier
The Amateur Athletic Union hosts the AAU Tour Championships beginning at 9 a.m. Boys and girls in 10U, 12U, 14U and 16U divisions compete for the title.
Gino Grajeda, ggrajeda181@msn.com or www.aaubeach.org

Beach Volleyball
Sunday, Aug. 28
Manhattan Beach Pier
California Beach Volleyball Association (CBVA) will be holding Men’s B, Unrated and Women’s Unrated tournaments beginning at 9 a.m.
JP Saikley, 310-220-9558 or www.cbva.com

Catalina Classic
Paddleboard Race
Sunday, Aug. 28
Catalina to Manhattan
The 36th Annual Catalina Classic Paddleboard Race is the longest, most grueling race of the season. The 32-mile race starts at 6 a.m. at the Isthmus on Catalina Island. Top finishers reach the Manhattan Beach pier just after 11 a.m.
www.CatalinaClassicPaddleboardRace.org
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SEPTEMBER

Beach Volleyball Tourneys
Sat.-Sun., Sept. 3, 4
Hermosa, Manhattan Piers
California Beach Volleyball Association (CBVA) hosts the California Cup State Championships at two venues. At the Manhattan Beach Pier Men’s A, AA, Unrated and Women’s A and AA tournaments will be held Saturday followed by Men’s B, Co-ed A, Open and Unrated competitions on Sunday.
The California Cup Youth Championships will be held Sunday at the Manhattan Beach Pier for boys and girls 12U, 14U, 16U and 18U divisions. Action begins at 9 a.m. each day.
At Hermosa Beach, the Women’s Open will be held Saturday and the Men’s Open on Sunday. Both tournaments start at 9 a.m.
Hermosa Beach – Kurt Peters, 310-922-6297. Manhattan Beach – P Saikley, 310-220-9558 or www.cbva.com B

Beach Volleyball Tourneys
Sat.-Sun., Sept. 3, 4
Hermosa, Manhattan Piers
California Beach Volleyball Association (CBVA) hosts the California Cup State Championships at two venues. At the Manhattan Beach Pier Men’s A, AA, Unrated and Women’s A and AA tournaments will be held Saturday followed by Men’s B, Co-ed A, Open and Unrated competitions on Sunday.
The California Cup Youth Championships will be held Sunday at the Manhattan Beach Pier for boys and girls 12U, 14U, 16U and 18U divisions. Action begins at 9 a.m. each day.
At Hermosa Beach, the Women’s Open will be held Saturday and the Men’s Open on Sunday. Both tournaments start at 9 a.m.
Hermosa Beach – Kurt Peters, 310-922-6297. Manhattan Beach – P Saikley, 310-220-9558 or www.cbva.com B

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