MILWAUKEE, Wis. – The National Volleyball League (NVL) heads back to Milwaukee for its fourth pro tour stop of the 2015 season from July 10 – 12 at Bradford Beach, the largest public beach in the city. The tournament will feature a 16-team draw per gender with teams competing for a $50,000 prize purse. General admission to the Milwaukee Championships is free and VIP tickets may be purchased here. NVL RIZE, NVL’s official amateur series, is hosting a concurrent tournament and Clinic with the Pros throughout the weekend with finals being showcased on center court between the NVL women’s and men’s finals on Sunday. Registrations for the tournament and clinic may be submitted here; for clinic-only registrations, please click here.
“We are excited to host the NVL at the beautiful Bradford Beach. Milwaukee has always been a strong volleyball community, so we expect huge fan support for the pros and juniors,” said Tomas Goldsmith, Bradford View Volleyball Director.
Milwaukee Event Schedule:
Friday July 10, 2015
9:00am-Dusk – NVL Qualifier Matches
4:30pm-6:00pm – NVL RIZE and PlayFIT Clinic with the Pros
Saturday July 11, 2015
9:00am-Dusk – NVL Main Draw Matches
9:00am-2:00pm – NVL RIZE Tournament
Sunday July 12, 2015
9:00am – NVL Quarter & Semi-Finals Matches
9:30am-1:00pm – NVL RIZE Playoff Brackets
1:00pm – NVL RIZE Finals on Center Court
3:00pm – NVL Pro Women’s Finals
4:00pm – NVL RIZE Finals on Center Court
4:30pm – NVL Pro Men’s Finals
*Finals times subject to change
The official Milwaukee Championships hashtag is #NVLMKE. All center court matches will be broadcast to fans for free on the NVL Network. Fans interested in volunteering may apply here.
The Milwaukee Championships is one of eight professional events on the NVL calendar in 2015. Remaining tournaments include:
July 16-18: Midwest Championships – The Beach Water Park – Mason, Ohio
August 6-8: Hermosa Beach Championships – Hermosa Beach Pier – Hermosa Beach, CA
August 28-30: Seattle Championships – Alki Beach – Seattle, Wash.
September 24-26: Players Championships – Club Med Sandpiper Bay/NVL Volleyball Academies – Port St. Lucie, Fla.
The NVL is currently sponsored by Australian Gold, Club Med, Gatorade, Menards, Mikasa Sports, The ONE Group, and Polaroid.
For more information about the NVL, please visit: www.thenvl.com, view the 2015 sizzle reel or follow on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. NVL’s VB Soul magazine may be viewed here.
About National Volleyball League
Established in 2010, the NVL is a professional beach volleyball league built by players for all players, united in one mission: to create a sustainable future for pro beach volleyball in the U.S. Home to eight professional events in 2015, a grassroots series, and the NVL Club Med Beach Volleyball Academy, the NVL is the only national platform for current professionals and players of all levels to showcase their talents and pursue their aspirations in the sport. With sand volleyball now a sanctioned high school sport, the NCAA’s fastest-growing emerging sport in history with 50 schools sponsoring it as of January 2015 and a Division 1 approved championship, the NVL is building the infrastructure for young players to achieve their dreams.