Pro Am Beach Volleyball Tour Hits Racine, WI September 10th

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Pro Am Beach Volleyball Tour Hits Racine, WI September 10th



The 2011 EVP Pro Am National Championships presented by EVP Tour and Racine CVB serves up on  Saturday, September 10th  at the North Beach at 9am.  Professional and amateur beach volleyball teams are set to compete in this “end of the summer” event.


The #1 ranked team on the EVP Tour of Drew Pickering and Bill Kolenske of Racine will be competing for some of the $6,000 purse, as well as the top team from Arizona of Brian Post & Shane Nelson and the top team from Minnesota Brian and Tim Bomgren.

Youth 12U, juniors 14U and adults are encouraged to register their teams at



Youth and Adults will enjoy a day packed with EVP-level competition at the 2011 Racine Pro Am, featuring special events, challenges, and much more, including:

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



Pre-party and Registration                                                          Pro AM Tournament

Friday, September 9th 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.                   Saturday, September 10th from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00p.m.

Raddison Harborwalk – Tiki Bar                                                  North Beach, Racine WI

*Spectator admission is free


The EVP Tour invites all volleyball team captains to register before September 10th by logging on to:  Pro teams must register by September 8th at 3pm.  Entry fee is $20 per amateur player.



  • Ross Balling, EVP Tour Commissioner @ 312-287-5988
  • Carlos Jimenez, EVP Tour Director @ 773-387-1198


MEDIA CONTACT                                                             TOURNAMENT CONTACT:

Ross Balling                                                                        Carlos Jimenez                               

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. 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.