SandJamHalifax to host the Canadian National Team Beach Volleyball Championships

SandJam Halifax, the summer's premier sports and entertainment experience, is returning to the Halifax Waterfront this Labour Day weekend.  From Friday, August 29to Sunday August, 31, Halifax will host the Canadian National Team Beach Volleyball Championships, featuring the top eight male and top eight female Canadian beach volleyball teams, many of whom compete on the FIVB International circuit.  We invite you to come down to our temporary stadium on the edge of the harbour and be entertained by these impressive athletes while enjoying the last of the summer sun.

“SandJam Halifax is an event unlike any other in Atlantic Canada and a highlight of our short summer season,” said Derek Martin, President of S|E|A, producers this unique event. “We are thrilled to not only host the Canadian National Team Beach Volleyball Championships for the first time but also integrate an enhanced, unmatched concert experience into our event.  We promise to put on a party that closes out the summer in style”.

Sports & Entertainment Atlantic (S|E|A) will once again transform the Salter parking lot on the Halifax waterfront into a temporary stadium complete with two Olympic sized beach volleyball courts, stadium seating, concert stage and food & beverage offerings. Thanks to our great partners, we have been able to reduce ticket prices by up to 25% compared to 2013 and we have introduced youth (12 & under) and senior (60+) pricing that offers additional discounts.  A morning or afternoon session for SandJam will include 4 games and cost $15.65 for Adults, $13.04 for seniors and $7.83 for youth (all prices are + HST).Full Day (morning and afternoon sessions) and Full Tournament passes are also available.  Children three and younger are free.For tickets and information please visit www.sandjamhalifax.ca.  Tickets will be available online beginning Friday, May 30 at 9:00 a.m.

"It's inspiring to see the ideas and passion that bring different opportunities and events like SandJam to the water's edge," said Colin MacLean, President & CEO, Waterfront Development a founding partner of the event. "Creating more vibrancy in our city, and making the Halifax waterfront an even more attractive place to explore, is what we set out to do."

The Canadian National Team Beach Volleyball Championship tournament will begin on Friday, August 29 with round robin games the morning session from 10am-2pm and then again for the afternoon session from 3pm-7pm.  The round robin portion will continue at the Saturday morning session from 10am-2pm with quarter finals from 3pm-7pm Saturday afternoon.  The Sunday morning session from 10am-2pm will feature the semi-finals in both the male and female divisions with the consolation and finals occurring between 3pm-7pm that afternoon.  The SandJam concert presented by Live 105 will take place on the Salter lot following the afternoon session on Saturday, August 30.

SandJam and the Halifax Sports and Social Club will also once again host the biggest recreational tournament in Nova Scotia on Saturday, August 23rd at the Volleyball Nova Scotia Beach Volleyball Park in Dartmouth.  Co-ed teams of four or six will have the chance to be the kings and queens of the beach. More details coming soon on how to register your team.

SandJam Halifax is produced by Sports & Entertainment Atlantic and supported by the City of Halifax,Province of Nova Scotia, Waterfront Development, Volleyball Canada, Volleyball Nova Scotia, and a group of outstanding corporate sponsors including.  A limited number of sponsorship and vending opportunities are still available.

 

For more information contact:

Derek Martin

President

Sports & Entertainment Atlantic

902-444-3773 x1

derek@seatlantic.ca

@ProducedBySEA