Behind the scenes with the AVP

The AVP Championships only occupies Huntington Beach, Calif., for four days of play out of the year, but the beach volleyball spectacle draws enough fanfare to be a staple to the small ocean-lined city.   For the thousands of fans who watch the championship matches on CBS Sports, the event shows on their television screens like…

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DJ Roueche’s AVP Blog: Huntington Beach

Kerri Walsh-Jennings and April Ross did something very special this year. They were perfect. But we’ll get back to their season in a moment. First, let me apologize for not getting my Huntington Beach Championships recap to you sooner. I’ve been putting it off, knowing that once I wrote this, it would signify that the…

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The Number 1’s Come Out On Top

It was the best way the season could have ended… A packed stadium with standing room only, some of the best athletes in the US competing for the championship title, all of which happened on a beautiful and sunny last summer day.   Kerri Walsh Jennings and April Ross ended the season on a high…

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Huntington Beach Main Draw!

The last main draw of the 2014 season begins tomorrow (Friday) morning at 10am. The brackets have been filled with 4 teams from the qualifier and one team from the AVPNext Championship Cup. Congrats to Duncan Budinger / Webb and Burdine / Salzman for winning the AVPNext Cup!   There will be live scoring throughout…

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The AVP Championships at Huntington Beach presented by smart and AVPNext Championship Cup

It’s the last AVP event of the season! Teams are ready, the fans are hyped, and the last days of summer are going to be spent where they should be… at the beach!   The qualifier begins tomorrow on south side of the Huntington Beach pier where teams will battle for 4 spots in the…

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As Season Comes to an End…

As summer comes to an end, we begin to reflect on the 2014 season. There have been ups and downs: partner break ups, upsets and injuries. But aside from all of that, all of the athletes have put on quite a show and have not let down the amazing crowds we’ve had at all of our…

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AVP Tour sets new date for season finale – smart AVP Championships at Huntington Beach to be played Sept. 18-21

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (June 10, 2014) – The Association of Volleyball Professionals (AVP), the premiere professional beach volleyball tour in the U.S., has announced new dates for its final tournament on the 2014 schedule, as the smart AVP Championships at Huntington Beach will now take place September 18-21.   “The AVP is committed to doing…

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