12th Annual Firecracker Open

*****MEDIA ALERT*****

2011 EVP Pro Am Beach Volleyball Tour
presents
The 12th Annual Firecracker Open
Michigan City’s Washington Park Beach
Saturday July 2nd

WHO:
The 2011 EVP Pro Am Beach Volleyball Tour lands in Michigan City IN on Saturday, July 2, with teams from across the county. There are divisions for Pro, Adults and Junior’s.

WHAT:
Youth, juniors and adults may enjoy a day packed with EVP-level competition at the 2011 Firecracker Open, featuring special events, challenges, and much more, including:
• Opportunities to meet pro players
• Chance to win EVP prizes
• 12U, 14U and 16U boys and girls tournament

WHERE & WHEN:
Play with the Pro Firecracker Pro Am Tournament
Friday, July 1st , from 11am-4pm (ECT) Saturday, July 2 , from 9am. to 6:00 p.m. (CST)
New Buffalo Beach, MI 49117 Washington Park Beach, Michigan City IN 46360
*Spectator admission is free
**Parking fee may vary

Nothing says “summer sports” like EVP beach volleyball event!

REGISTRATION INFORMATION:
The EVP Tour welcomes all volleyball team captains to register before July 1 by logging on to: www.evptour.com.

INTERVIEW OPPORTUNITIES:
• Ross Balling, EVP Tour Commissioner
• Carlos Jimenez, EVP Tour Director

MEDIA CONTACT TOURNAMENT CONTACT:
Ross Balling Carlos Jimenez
rossballing@evptour.com carlos@evptour.com
312-287-5988 773.387.1198

About the EVP Tour
The EVP® Tour has established the largest national pro-am volleyball attraction in America. The tour travels to twenty key markets across the country from March to October. The EVP® TV Network has established a national clearance with Comcast Sports Network and will produce sixteen, 30 minute TV shows that reach over 60 million viewers over 40 states per airing. See current air dates www.evptour.com/tvschedule.asp
Our grassroots efforts assist regional and local athletes. Our local EVP® Network Members assist the grassroots efforts by establishing young adult relationships that drives the 50 percent of the participation in our events. The key event tasks of our Network Members includes hiring event staff, executing qualifying tournaments and promoting national sponsors all year long. The EVP Network has annual reach over 150,000 young active adults.