Extreme Volleyball Professionals (EVP) and the Florida Sports Foundation is proud to announce a partnership adding Beach Volleyball to the roster of sports for the 2012 Sunshine State Games. On a local level, the Palm Beach County Sports Commission and Delray Beach Marketing Cooperative, will work in conjunction to make this a weekend filled with Beach Volleyball for all. The volleyball talent of Floridians will be showcased for the fans in attendance on the sands of Delray Beach Delray Beach will host Sunshine State Games Beach Volleyball, Sunday, September 23, at the Seagate Hotel & Spa, located at 1000 East Atlantic Avenue. The event is part of the Beach Festival in Delray with the EVP National Championships held on Saturday. Sunshine State Games competition is a one-day event with competition from 8:00 a.m. through 5:00 p.m . For reservations at the host hotel, the Seagate Hotel & Spa, call toll free 1-877-577-3242 and mention EVP Tour weekend to get the preferred tournament rate. “We are excited to continue to grow beach volleyball and excited to see the Florida Sports Foundation and the Sunshine State Games recognize our sport.” commented Ross Balling, EVP tour commissioner. “We love the beaches of Florida and our Miami division, run by Master Coach Carlos Jimenez, continues to bring more great talent to beach volleyball to the amateurs throughout Florida.“ Registration fee is $50 for Juniors (12 and under through 18 and under), $55.00 for Golden (Age 45 and over) and $60.00 for all other teams. This is one fee for both players. Beach Volleyball teams wishing to participate to represent their area may register at www.evptour.com. Now in its fourth decade of offering amateur sports for Floridians, the Sunshine State Games offers over 25 competitions in a variety of Florida communities for athletes of all ages. The calendar kicks off annually in April and stretches into December. Whether a novice or an expert, Florida’s Sunshine State Games offers diverse sports competition to suit the competitive needs of all Floridians. The Sunshine State Games is the longest-standing, multi-sport festival in the United States and is a Florida tradition, serving amateur athletes for more than 30 years.