Get your bod beach bash ready

17 December 2018 | Sports

If you aren’t already at the coast, you better make your way there soon!

One of the sporting events to look forward to, is the Bank Windhoek Volleyball Beach Bash taking place at Long Beach – with its combination of sun, sea, sand and dunes – next Saturday (22 December).

As is customary, there is cash up for grabs in a variety of categories.

Prize money, sponsored by Bank Windhoek, lets the pros to walk away with N$8 000 in the first place, N$5 000 in the second and N$2 000 for third spot, while social teams can go home with N$3 000, N$2 000 and N$1 000 for the first, second and third places respectively.

Leagues

Teams can enter the Pro League for regular or experienced volleyball athletes, or the Social League for recreational or corporate athletes. In terms of participation costs, there are three packages to choose from: The Diamond Package (N$2 000 per team) with six VIP passes for the Tafel Lite Beach Bash and a goody bag; the Gold Package (N$1 300 per team) with six general access passes for the Tafel Lite Beach Bash; and the Silver Package (N$800) aimed at under 18s who are not allowed to enter the Tafel Lite Beach Bash party but they can enter for the volleyball matches.

This year the playing format is 4-a-side mixed (1 female must be on court at all times). Teams can enter a maximum of 6 players, but no more than four are allowed on the court. Also, players may not swap between teams during the day or play in two leagues.

Teams must be at the Tafel Lite Beach Bash site at Long Beach (roughly 15km from Swakop), at 07:00 on Saturday to register. The player briefing takes place at 07:30 and the first games start at 08:00.

Teams can register via www.namibrage.com

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