COMPETITIVE beach volleyball action takes place this weekend with Beach Volleyball Republic On Tour’s December Open happening at the Sands SM By The Bay.
Dubbed “A Christmas Rally,” in time for the holidays, the December Open is set from Dec. 14 to 16.
Already confirmed to compete in the 10th and final leg of the Tour for 2018 are two pairs from University of Santo Tomas-Maynilad and BanKo-Perlas, Creamline, PetroGazz, Boysen-NU, Philippine Air Force, Rizal Technological University and Wild Card.
Tiger Winx, bannered by Dumaguete leg winners KR Guzman and Krung Arbasto, will headline the men’s field which also includes two pairs from Cignal, Air Force-Sta. Elena, PLDT, Boysen-NU, UST, Fury and Wild Card.
Designed to promote and grow the sport of beach volleyball, BVR, in three years, has steadily grown as a brand on the back of top-class beach volleyball tournaments and nationwide tours.
Through its programs, BVR aims that every aspiring beach volleyball athlete shall be given the opportunity to showcase and improve their talents through competitive games. Furthermore, it also yearn to manifest the game of beach volleyball across the country, inspiring a new era of Filipino youth and making the Philippines the Asia’s hub for beach volleyball.
Apart from competitive beach volleyball action, the three-day December Open will also feature the Sandroots program, a beach volleyball workshop with the players handling a kids’ camp set for Saturday.
The event will also have a celebrity match for a cause on Sunday, the proceeds of which will go to a chosen partner foundation.
For more information on the event and BVR, follow the group on its social media accounts on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. — Michael Angelo S. Murillo