Bradford Beach, are you ready for the return of professional beach volleyball? G1, Inc., IMG and USA Volleyball arwe proud to bring professional beach volleyball back to Bradford Beach with the Jose Cuervo Pro Beach Volleyball Tour's Milwaukee Shootout on July 22nd, 23rd and 24th. The Milwaukee Shootout is the launch of the Jose Cuervo Pro Beach Volleyball tour with 2011 stops including Manhattan Beach, CA, Miami Beach, FL and Hermosa Beach, CA. Sports marketing powerhouse IMG and Bradford Beach promoter G1, Inc. are proud to work in unison with USA Volleyball to bring a professional beach volleyball event back to Bradford Beach and Milwaukee, a destination once immensely popular on the pro beach volleyball tour in the 1980's and 90's.
To shootout will feature four men's and four women's professional tandems competing for over $60,000 in prize money in a 2 day format. Saturday's program wil feature a round robin pool play format followed by semifinals and finals on Sunday. The professional event will take place in a newly constructed stadium court and a side feature court. The event is free to the public.
But that's not all. In addition to the Jose Cuervo Pro Shootout, G1, Inc has merged the annual BRADFORD BEACH JAM Sports and Reggae Music festival to provide a festival like atmosphere all weekend at the beach with amatuer sports tournaments for beach volleyball, soccer and rugby. In addition, live reggae music will be at the beach on Friday and Saturday featuring King Solomon, KoJo, RAS Movement, Mount Zion Sound System and DJ Rick Jules. The live music will take start at 3pm on Friday and Saturday.
For those interested in competing in the amatuer divisions, the details for each competition are as follows:
Saturday, July 23rd:
Men's Open 2's with $2,500 in prize money and free trips (airfare and lodging) to Volley America National Championships in October in Florida.
Women's Open 2's with $2,500 in prize money, ROX product prizes and free trips (airfare and lodging) to Volley America National Championships in October in Florida.
Men's A 2's with $500 in prize money and product prizes including Spalding King of the Beach volleyballs.
Women's A 2's with product prizes including ROX, Spalding King of the Beach Volleyballs.
Men's B 2's with product prizes including Spalding King of the Beach Volleyballs.
Men's & Women's Open Finals will be played on Stadium Court Saturday late afternoon.
Sunday, July 24th
Co-ed 4's with $1,000 in prize money. Playoffs broken down into a Gold, Silver and Bronze division with cash and prizes awarded to winning teams.
The Finals of Co-ed 4's Gold Bracket playoffs will be played on Satdium Court Sunday Afternoon prior to the Men's and Women's Pro 2's Finals.
Boys Junior 2's Badger Region Beach Championships for teams ages 12, 14, 16, 18.
Girls Junior 2's Badger Region Beach Championships for teams ages 12, 14, 16, 18.
To register for all amatuer volleyball tournaments, please visit http://bradfordbeachjam.com/tournaments.html. The registration deadline is July 20th at 5pm central time. No entries will be accepted after the deadline.
BEACH RUGBY 5's
Complete tournament information can be found at www.milwaukeerugby.com, use the Beach 5's Link.
Men's, Women's and Collegiate 5's Beach Rugby.
9:30am Captains Meeting
10:00am Games start
FInals at 4pm.
Questions, comments, registration - Contact James "JD" Davis at 414-379-8804, firstname.lastname@example.org
BEACH SOCCER 5's
Tournament registration can be found at the regular website: http://www.bradfordbeachsoccer.com or http://www.facebook.com/bradfordbeachsoccer
Games will take place on Saturday July 23rd and Sunday July 24th between Noon and 5pm.
Team registration cost is $200
Individual registration cost is $40
All teams are guaranteed 4 games.
Friday, July 22nd
3pm - DJ Rick Jules
5pm - Kojo
7:30pm - KING SOLOMON
Saturday, July 23rd
3pm - DJ Rick Jules
5pm - Mount Zion Sound System
7:30pm - RAS MOVEMENT
For everything Bradford Beach, visit bradfordbeachjam.com for complete details and listings regarding the Jose Cuervo Pro Beach Volleyball Tour's Milwauke Shootout and the BRADFORD BEACH JAM. See you at the beach!