Galveston Island-TX

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

EVP Pro Am Beach Volleyball Tour visits Galveston Island, Texas

WHO:
As host of the 1st annual EVP Lone Star Spike Pro Am Beach Volleyball Tournament, Galveston Island CVA and its national sponsor Sparkling ICE are promoting a great day at the beach for juniors, amateurs alike to celebrity status.

The first event will be Saturday, April 28, will includes beach volleyball teams from around the country –– digging, bumping and spiking for their share of more than $4,000 in cash prizes.

“We are so pleased to welcome the 2012 EVP “Lone Star Spike” Tournament to Galveston Island on April 28th! Our great beach destination provides a perfect fit for the tour and we are so happy to partner with the EVP Tour professionals!” 2012 Meg Winchester, Galveston Island CVA

WHAT:
The EVP Tour offers novice players and local spectators the opportunity to compete in a festival of games, contests and volleyball clinics to help them brush up on their skills. Professional and amateur athletes can compete in intense matches and participate in fun skill challenges.

Spectators will enjoy the many special events, including:
 Opportunities to meet and play volleyball with pro players
 Free volleyball clinics
 Fun skill challenges with lots of prizes
 Heated volleyball competition as cities from around the nation compete in battles for hometown bragging rites

REGISTRATION INFORMATION:
Teams and players can register for the tournament on site
 $50 -$60 for team entry
 $100 for pro team entry
 Spectator admission is free

WHERE/WHEN:
 Registration
Friday, April 27 from 8:00 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.

 Tournament
Galveston Island – Stewart Beach
Saturday, April 28 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

FOR MORE INFORMATION:
 773-EVP-1198 or www.EVPTour.com

About Sparkling ICE
Sparkling ICE, the brand known for its refreshing blend of mountain spring water, fruit juice and just the right amount of sparkle, announces the addition of two ‘New’ flavors: Lemonade and Coconut Pineapple. Enhanced with essential vitamins and antioxidants, each Sparkling ICE flavor contains zero calories.

About EVP Tour
The EVP Tour’s primary aim is to support beach volleyball events that result in sponsors, participants, spectators and host communities feeling like “That was worth the trip, I wish the EVP Tour can make that happen here every weekend- we feel like a part of the game!”. Additional results include media exposure for the tour that builds participation at all levels. The EVP Tour is dedicated to providing its customer with more value than they have been promised.

On a local level, the EVP Staff and Network members’ primary aim is to develop new job opportunities and sponsor assets for the athletes. The goal is to channel the resources to support the top team so they can compete and support their travel on the national EVP Tour.