The biggest international festival of beach volleyball is coming downunder, with Torquay set to host the new Great Ocean Road Beach Volleyfest from 23 November – 4 December 2022.
Featuring three high profile events, including the Volleyball World Pro Tour Elite 16 and Challenge tournaments, as well as the opening round of the Australian Beach Volleyball Tour, there will be no shortage of world class action for Aussie fans to enjoy.
Headlining Australia’s assault will be Olympic & Commonwealth Games silver medalists Taliqua Clancy and Mariafe Artacho del Solar along with recently crowned gold medalists from the Birmingham Commonwealth Games, Chris McHugh and Paul Burnett.
Torquay on the Great Ocean Road will play host to the 11 day festival of beach volleyball, which will also feature live music and an entertainment hub that promises to deliver something for the whole family.
Volleyball Australia CEO, Andrew Dee, said this will be the largest showcase of international beach volleyball talent since the Commonwealth Games in 2018.
“The Great Ocean Road Beach Volleyfest is the newest major event on the Australian volleyball calendar and we are thrilled to be hosting two major international tournaments, Volleyball World Pro Tour Elite 16 and Challenge, as part of the festival.
“More than just a sporting event, the Great Ocean Road Beach Volleyfest will offer live music, street food central, entertainment and much more.
“Thanks to the support of Visit Victoria, the Great Ocean Road Beach Volleyfest will officially launch our green and gold runway towards the Commonwealth Games in Victoria 2026 and the Olympic Games in 2032,” he said.
Tickets go on sale today, with centre court tickets starting at just $15, and outside courts from $5. Get the family together and join the great summer action at Torquay beach.
Find out more here.