Queensland Beach Volleyball Tour

The Queensland Beach Volleyball Tour (QBVT) is the highest level of beach volleyball in the state, providing a competitive environment for QLD’s elite and developing athletes. Hosted by a range of venues reaching from the Gold Coast to North Queensland, the Tour showcases the sport to audiences across Queensland.

Keep up with this event and share your own updates on social media using #volleyballqld #qbvt.

Pillow Talk 2022/23 QBVT

Date: From September 2022 – March 2023
Divisions: Various*
Price: Various^
Venues: Various
Membership: Athletes competing in Open/Premier divisions must be current full members of VQ (or your own state/ country). Athletes competing in Challenger/Junior divisions must be current recreational members.

*Divisions offered at each QBVT event vary depending on the competition format. Divisions include Open, Premier, Challenger, Aspiring, Junior (u15 & u17).

^The price for each QBVT event is set by the respective Promoter. Entry fees typically range from $50 – $110 per team.

Note for Junior Divisions: Teams entering the u15 division may register a team of 2-, 3-, or 4-a-side if all members are under 15 years of age (born in 2009 or later) for the QBVT 2022/23 season. If one or more player/s are born in 2007 or 2008, the team is limited to registering two players per team in the u17 division.
At tournaments where Juniors and Senior start on different days, Juniors may choose to enter both (except Qld Open). However, they will be ineligible to advance out of their pool in Senior Division to ensure they can meet all Junior Division playing commitments.

Round #11 Elliott Heads 11-12 February 2023
Date: 11-12 February 2023 *(U17 play Saturday 11 Feb, Sunday if required)
Location: Elliott Heads, Bundaberg
Promoter: VBall in Paradise
Divisions: Premier / Challenger / U17
Entry Fee: Senior $100, Junior $80
Scoring Format: Full Scoring
Nominations Close: Midnight, Monday 6 February 2023

Nominate here 

entries received 

further tournament information 

Round #12 Sandstorm 25-26 February 2023
Date: 25-26 February 2023 *(Juniors Play Sunday only)
Location: Sandstorm Beach Club, Nathan
Promoter: Sandstorm Beach Club
Divisions: Premier / Challenger / U17 / U15
Entry Fee: Senior $90, Junior $60
Scoring Format: TBA
Nominations Close: Midnight, Monday 20 February 2023

Nominate here 

entries received 

Round #13 Great Keppel Island 4-5 March 2023
Date: 4-5 March 2023
Location: ‘Castaway’ Great Keppel Island
Promoter: VBall in Paradise
Divisions: Premier / Challenger
Entry Fee: Senior $100
Scoring Format: Full Scoring
Nominations Close: Midnight, Monday 27 February 2023

Nominate here 

entries received 

further tournament information

Round #14 QBVT Championships Kurrawa 18-19 March 2023
Date: 18-19 March 2023
Location: Kurrawa, Gold Coast
Promoter: VBall in Paradise
Divisions: Premier / Challenger / U17 / U15 (Juniors play Sunday only)
**** Note – Eligibility Criteria Apply (see below)*****
Entry Fee: Senior $100, Junior $80
Scoring Format: Full Scoring
Uniforms: teams are required to wear matching playing bottoms; playing tops will be provided courtesy of Pillow Talk
Nominations Close: Midnight, Monday 13 March 2023
Eligibility Criteria:
# Premier = top 16 teams on Qld Seed Index*.
Challenger = next best 16 teams on Qld Seed Index*
Junior = top 8 teams on seed index (points from relevant age group only).
# Each individual must have played a minimum of 3 QBVT22/23 events (in the event an ABVT round clashes with a QBVT round, participation in that ABVT round will be considered as a QBVT participation.
# No Wildcards will be granted
# The team will only be eligible for a division if each player on the team has competed in that division at a minimum of 1 x tournament in the current season.
# *Qld Seed Index* – This will be calculated as the combined National Ranking points from each player’s best 3 results at QBVT tournaments in the current season.

Nominations Open Soon!

Australian Beach Events and Resources

The Australian Beach Volleyball Ranking System (ABVRS) shows each players ranking points across their 10 best results in the previous 365 days. A table showing how points are earned can be found here. For all QBVT rounds this system will be used to determine seedings (only best 3 results).

A calendar of all State and National beach events in Australia can be found here.

For more information regarding National events and regulations please visit Seniors and Juniors.

National Beach Calendar

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