TOURNAMENTS & QUALIFIERS | HIGH PERFORMANCE TRAINING | DEWEY BEACH CLUB

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spike series

SPIKE "UNDER THE LIGHTS" COED (4V4) SERIES

Spike "Under The Lights" Monday Night Coed 4v4 Series is in its 4th season. Volleyball players from DelMarVa (Eastern Shores) form teams to compete.    In most cases, sponsors or players form and submit teams.  Once we get started and the community of players are identified for the most part, some events dates may use a theme format (I.E.: Ladies Draft, Blind Draw, Costume, King & Queen, etc.) .  See the event specific registration page for specifics.


STEPS TO REGISTER:

  1. To apply for an AVP America membership (20/year) - Go to: https://www.volleyamerica.com/Org/SandSharksMid-AtlanticVBC
  2. Pick a date from the schedule above and REGISTER at: https://sandsharks.bracketpal.com/signup
  3. $40/team Deposit is to reserve your spot. The balance is due in cash at check-in.


FREE AGENTS:

Please email us at sandsharksvbc@gmail.com if you'd like to be listed as a free agent available when forming teams need a player.  In the email please state you'd be interested in being added to our FREE AGENT list for the SPIKE series of events.


SEEKING SPONSORS:

We're seeking local sponsors toward prizes and other give-aways. Please contact Sand Sharks at sandsharksvbc@gmail.com if you'd like to be a series sponsor.


A WORK IN PROGRESS:

We're hoping to have a larger facility later this summer or next year at the Big Chill by the bridge. It'll be a great middle-ground for Dewey/Rehoboth and Ocean City teams to compete. We're also hoping to grow the Ocean City volleyball community. I


VOLLEYBALL TRAINING:

f you're interested in improving your skills, please contact us https://sandsharks.net/contact-us.

SCHEDULE

(4:30 PM START  on MONDAYS)

  • JUN 24  - Coed Open to all
  • JUL 15 - Coed-Ladies Draft
  • AUG 05 - Girls Galore, 2-Girl min.
  • MONDAY SEPT 16 - Coed-open
  • MONDAY OCT 07 - Spike fest coed/Costume

REGISTER FOR SPIKE (Reg. open June 3rd)

OUR SPONSORS

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SPIKE SERIES (COED- 4V4) RULES

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Coed Team Composition

  • One Female per team and on court  is required.
  • A maximum of (2) open-level men are allowed per team  (Players who compete regionally in the men's open division under 40)
  • Teams can  play with a minimum of 3 players
  • Teams can roster more than 4 players but only 2 open level men are allowed on the court for any game (substitutions allowed per game).

Spike Series Volleyball Rules

Most traditional indoor volleyball rules apply with a few hybrid specifics for this series.

  • Short Court
  • Official Wilson Beach Volleyballs (AVP or NCAA)
  • Let-serves are allowed
  • No open-hand serve-receive allowed
  • Tips and dinks (with finger action) are  allowed
  • Setting over (with finger action)  is allowed
  • No substitutions during a game (even if someone gets injured)
  • Substitutions are allowed per game
  • Work teams Referee, keep score, and line-judge.

AVP America / AVP Memberships

An AVP / AVP America membership is required for each player for insurance purposes.   Memberships are annual. Benefits include discounts on apparel, volleyballs, sand socks, volleyball equipment, and accommodations.

Purse and Prizes

The purse = 80% or more of all team registration fees are awarded to the top-2 teams in an 80/20 split.   Sponsor cash contributions for each event will increase payouts.  Other contributions will be issued as prizes to finalists and semi-finalists.  

Limit of 10 Teams per Event

  • The 1st 10 teams to sign up and meet  the required team criteria and pay a deposit fee  are guaranteed entry.    
  • Up to (2) additional teams will be wait-listed.   
  • If a team drops, they must notify the Tournament Director by the Wednesday prior to the event to receive a refund.  
  • Refunds will be issued if the tournament is cancelled for any reason.