COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – USA Volleyball has announced that the 2020 USA National Beach Tour Junior Championship will be held July 21-26 at John Hunt Park in Huntsville in partnership with Rally Volleyball, the Huntsville Sports Commission and the City of Huntsville.

Athletes who received a bid at a Beach National Qualifier will be top seeds with other registrants all qualifying to play in the open division.

“USAV is excited to be holding the nation’s premiere junior national championship this year for the first time in Alabama,” USAV President and CEO Jamie Davis said.

“We know that junior athletes and their families have been missing volleyball during the shutdown and we have planned extensive and strict safety protocols to protect the players, officials, coaches and fans. The USA NBT Junior Championship is a great place for the top American youth players to test their skills against some of the best players in the country.”

“We are honored to assist USAV in hosting this premier event during this challenging time,” Colleen Craig, CEO of Rally Volleyball, said. “John Hunt Park offers a great inland alternative for beach volleyball. The complex boosts a brand-new premier beach facility including air-conditioned bathrooms, indoor and outdoor showers, Wi-Fi, power, water sprinkling system for the sand, and lights on all the courts, to name a few of the amenities.”

The event schedule is as follows:

• 12U and 16U Age Divisions: July 21, Pool play. July 22, Pool play. July 23, Playoffs.

• 14U and 18U Age Divisions: July 24, Pool play. July 25, Pool play. July 26, Playoffs.

The top three teams in each age group receive medals and prize packs. Admission for spectators is free.

Register now at https://usav.bracketpal.com/signup/124.

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