South East Championships in Panama City Beach – September 3rd

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


EVP Tour South East Championships in Panama City Beach

Hosted at the Boardwalk Beach Resort 



The 2011 EVP Pro Beach Volleyball Tour presented by Panama City Beach kicks off on Saturday, September 3rd at the Boardwalk Beach Resort. Team Panama City Beach is proud to have Joey Middlebrooks & Derrick Zimmerman represent the community in this nationally televised event.


Professional 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.



Adults enjoy a day packed with EVP-level competition at the 2011 EVP South East Championships, featuring special events, challenges, and much more, including:

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



Friday, September 2, from 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.    Pre-party and Registration   

Saturday, September 3rd from 9:00 am to 6 p.m. Pro Am Tournament       

@Boardwalk Beach Resort, 9600 South Thomas Drive Panama City Beach, FL   32408      

*Spectator admission is free


The EVP Tour and The Sandy Bottom Drink invite all volleyball team captains to register by logging on to:  Pro teams must register by September 2nd at 3pm CST.



  • Ross Balling, EVP Tour Commissioner -312-287-5988
  • Carlos Jimenez, EVP Tour Director 773-387-1198
  • Joey Middlebrooks, Team Panama City Beach,  850-238-5447
  • Rasa Virsaleta, Team Chicago, 217-377-4335



  • Panama City Beach CVB
  • Boardwalk Beach Resort
  • Sandy Bottom
  • Udderly Smooth Cream


MEDIA CONTACT                                            TOURNAMENT CONTACT:

Lori Tabbert                                                     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.

About Sandy Bottom Drink

Nothing says “summer sports” like beach volleyball, and nothing says “summer splash” like a Sandy Bottom.  Whether you’re watching the big game & chilling out by the beach, or at your favorite beach bar, Sandy Bottom is the perfect beverage for an adult-thirst.  EVP Tour participants are reminded to drink responsibly and enjoy the sun and sand this summer.