July 10 -Boathouse Blast in Chicago scores a record 160 teams

The 22nd annual Boathouse Blast hosted by the EVP Tour attracted 160 teams to North Ave Beach.. In addition, the Beach Sports Network hosted the US Beach Tennis National Championships. The weather was 88 degrees and the beach was packed with thousand of beach-goers. Congrats to all 500 beach athletes who attend the event!

The Jr. Spike n’ Splash is a new series of Beach Volleyball events designed for families with kids between the age of 18-10 yrs old. Created by the EVP Tour to accommodate the growing number of junior athletes, these events lead into the August 26-27 Wisconsin Dells Jr. Spike n’ Splash National Picnic host at Noah’s Ark Waterpark.


1st Sky High

2nd Sky High

3rd Sky High

 14U (46 teams entered)

1st  Team Ultimate – Ally/Helana

2nd Team Chicago -Pheobe H./Kalli

3rd Team Diamond Elite – Barnett/Lee 

16U (45 teams entered)

1st Team Ultimate – Kelly Finlay/Nicole Bing

2nd  Team Ultimate – Kelsey F/Nicolette W

3rd Team Diamond Elite- Kloos and Switalla

3rd Team Diamond Elite-Kacich and Bednarowski


1st Team Diamond Elite – Nowak and Kalin

2nd Team Diamond Elite -Vanderwall and Toren

3rd Team Diamond Elite -Postma and Giese

3rd Team Sky High – Katie Canonaco/Sam Moran

Co-ed A

1st Bryan McDermand/Claire Smaltzer

2nd Nikki Rigoni/Robert J.

Womens A

1st Tracy Afman/Tara Breshock

2nd Allie Komarowski/Erin Rhodes


1st Kravtsov/Krzyzak

Mens A

1st Austin Krumfes/Louis O’Donnel

2nd Ryan Summers/Josh Biros

Mens B

1st Roger Liu/Brandon Thompson

2nd Jordan Flowers/Shawn J.