$5000 EVP Pro Series World Finals – September 24-25

Lido Beach-Sarasota, FL



The 2011 EVP Pro Series World Finals are heading to Lido Beach in beautiful Sarasota, Florida!

The Sarasota Sports Commission has joined the EVP Tour as the proud sponsor of the final event of the season on Saturday, September 24th from 10am-6pm at Lido Beach. Team Sarasota is lead by Megan Wallen and Chara Harris who are the number one ranked team on the EVP Tour. They will represent the Sarasota community in this filmed for national tv event.


Twenty US Professional Beach Volleyball teams nationwide are set to compete this weekend in EVP “City vs. City” style sand competitions, for more than $5,000 in cash and prizes. Four Pro Series teams from Italy are also on schedule to play in Sarasota.



Adults enjoy a day packed with EVP-level competition at the 2011 EVP Pro Series World Finals, featuring special events, challenges, and much more, including:

  • Opportunities to meet pro players
  • Free volleyball action
  • Chances to win EVP prizes



Friday, September 23rd, from 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.     EVP Pre-party and Registration               

Daiquiri Deck – St Armand Circle, Sarasota, FL


Saturday, September 24th

9 am to 6 pm EVP Pro Am Tournament @ Lido Beach, Main Beach           

10am- 5pm Men’s & Women’s Amateur Teams – A & B levels Register at 9:30 @ the beach

*Spectator admission is free


8pm-11pm EVP Awards Party @

Daiquiri Deck – St Armand Circle, Sarasota, FL

Sunday, September 25th

10am-5pm Jr Spike n Splash Beach Volleyball Event – Register @ the beach at 9:30am

10am-5pm Co-ed Adults Teams Event – Register @ the beach at 9:30 am


The EVP Tour and Sarasota Sports Commission invite all volleyball team captains to register by logging on to: www.evptour.com.  Pro teams must register by September 23rd at 3pm CST.



  • Ross Balling, EVP Tour Commissioner -312-287-5988
  • Carlos Jimenez, EVP Tour Director 773-387-1198
  • Megan Wallen, Team Sarasota 517-896-8232



  • Sarasota Sports Commission
  • Daiquiri Deck
  • SOCO Sports
  • Sandy Bottom
  • Udderly Smooth Cream


MEDIA CONTACT                                                             TOURNAMENT CONTACT:

Lori Tabbert                                                                       Carlos Jimenez

lori@evptour.com                                                          carlos@evptour.com

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. 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.