‘MTS Super-Spike Announces Record 278 Teams Taking Part in This Weekends 10th Anniversary Event’

Winnipeg – ‘MTS Super-Spike Ten presented by Bud Light’, is excited to announce that the event has blown past it’s previous record of 217 teams (last year), and has confirmed that 278 teams will take part in this weekend’s 10th Anniversary event being held at Maple Grove Rugby Park. 

‘MTS Super-Spike Ten’, which combines Manitoba’s largest outdoor/beach volleyball tournament with a weekend long concert series set in a festival atmosphere, has raised over $300,000 to date all in support of the National Women’s Volleyball Team. Over $75,000 alone is expected to be raised at this year’s event making it Team Canada Volleyball’s biggest annual fundraiser.

The event begins Friday, July 15th with gates opening at 5:00pm and games beginning at 6:30pm. Live entertainment kicks off on the main stage at 7:00pm with Retro Rhythm Review performing multiple sets and Friday night headliners Inward Eye appearing at 10:00pm.  Saturday, July 16th games begin at 10:30am with the tournament concluding that evening. Live entertainment takes place on the main stage Saturday beginning at 2:00pm that will include performances by Papa Mambo, Stamina and Jah Vibes, Stone Throw Second, Radio Electric, Black Out City Kids, Sons of York and event headliners The Trews. DJ Dow Jones will close out the weekend with the event ending Red Bull Beach Party.

Although team registration is now closed, public can still purchase weekend passes in advance for only $25 through www.ticketweb.ca., or by visiting www.superspike.ca.  

Special thanks to event title sponsor MTS, presenting sponsor Bud Light, and event sponsors Upper Deck Sports Bar, Appleton’s Rum, Whisky Dix and Pieffe Design.

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For more information:

Greg Paseshnik

Event General Manager

2011 Super-Spike

(204) 688-0707