Waupaca Boatride Volleyball Tournament

July 11-14, 2024
Oshkosh, WI - Brighton Acres

Tournament Schedule:

News & Information:

Jul 13, 2024 - Sunday Tournament To Start Late

ATTENTION: we’re planning for an 11:00am start tomorrow instead of 9:00am. We need to allow the grounds to dry some before we allow parking and playing.

Note: The morning sand events at both The Bar - Oshkosh and Rev’s Bowl and Grill will remain the same at 9am, Boys are still at 1pm. The juniors sand divisions at Brighton Acres will start at 11 with all the grass divisions.

Jul 10, 2024 - Pool Assignments and Court Maps Released

All of the grass tournament pools and schedules have been posted at waupaca.volleyballlife.com. Here are some quick links:

Friday: Pools (select your division from menu)
Saturday: Men's Pools - Women's Pools (select your division from menu)
Sunday: Pools (select your division from menu)

AVP Men's & Women's Open schedules and brackets are posted at Volleyball Life

Non-Open Adult Doubles (Fri & Sun) brackets will be posted at the venue on the day of the tournament.

Juniors Sand Doubles pools will be announced later in the week on Volleyball Life.

Court Maps
2024 Friday Court Map
2024 Saturday Court Map
2024 Sunday Court Map

Important Note #1: Pool Play Matters! All non-Open and non-Double Open (Masters) divisions are playing pools of 5 this year. You will play 2 set to 17 against each team in your pool and the 5th place team will not move on to playoff.bracket play.

Important Note #2: Your Pool or Court Number may change between now and the tournament. Please double check the site for any updates before arriving.

Jul 10, 2024 - Tournament Information - Camping, Parking, Vendors and More

Here's a copy fo the final email sent to all players. It has the latest camping update, parking information, a list of food vendors and everything else that we could think to share with you before you arrive: Final Tournament Info Email. If we didn't answer your question, contact us.

Jul 7, 2024 - Important Camping Update

Waupaca Boatride -2024 Camping Map

We have some major changes to announce regarding our campground due to the field conditions on the camping property. For those not living in Wisconsin, we've experienced records amount of rainfall and flooding this past month, so we're trying to navigate what Mother Nature has handed us.

View our Camping page for a list of all of the changes.

Jul 3, 2024 - New Sponsor: Jack Daniel's

Waupaca Boatride - Jack Daniel's

Were happy to announce Jack Daniel's as our newest sponsor. We'll be serving Jack Daniel's inspired cocktails all weekend at the bar and under the tents.

Jack Daniel's will also be sponsoring the Happy Hour portion of the adult clinic with Out of System on Thursday, July 11. Adult Clinic Details and Registration

Jul 1, 2024 - Grass Hopper Lager

Waupaca Boatride - Grass Hopper Lager

Third Space Brewing is back as our Craft Beer Sponsor and they're offering up a new lager to appeal to the beer drinking masses.

Grass Hopper is a golden lager that pairs perfectly with sunny days.

You'll be able to find Grass Hopper Lager and other Third Space beers everywhere that beer is sold on the grounds.

Jun 5, 2024 - 2024 Merchandise is Available for Preorder

Waupaca Boatride - 2024 Official Merchandise

Kamena Outdoor has opened up preorders for some of this year's official merchandise. Order now, pick up at the event! This is the best way to guarantee you don't miss out on anything. Make sure to select "Pickup at Event" at checkout. View the official merchandise and preorder now.

May 22, 2024 - Camping Registration is Open

Waupaca Boatride - 2024 Camping Registration is Open

Camping registration is open: Camping rules and details | Register Now

May 14, 2024 - Sand Doubles Registration is Open

Waupaca Boatride - 2023 Men's Sand Doubles Passing

Waupaca Boatride and the AVP are partnering again this year on all of the sand/beach divisions. Waupaca Boatride will be a stop on the AVP's 2024 Tour Series, beginning with a qualifier on Tuesday and Wednesday, July 9-10th, and ending with a two-day, 24-team main draw for each gender. The finals will be held on Friday night, July 12th.

Sand Doubles Tournaments:
Tuesday-Friday July 9-12: AVP Tour Series Event (registration opens soon)
Friday July 12: Men's & Women's Sand Doubles, Under 6 Feet Sand Doubles
Sunday July 14: Juniors Sand Doubles, Coed Sand Doubles

Important: All participants are required to have an ACTIVE AVP Silver membership or higher, so please get that in order before trying to register. avpamerica.com

May 9, 2024 - Lloy Ball & Team Pineapple are Back!

Waupaca Boatride - Lloy Ball Juniors Clinic

Olympic Gold Medalist Lloy Ball and his coaching team (Team Pineapple) are returning to run our juniors clinic on Thursday, July 11, 2024. The clinic is open to boys and girls ages 10-18 and will be run on grass courts. Visit our Juniors Clinic page for details and registration.

Apr 30, 2024 - Adaptive Volleyball Clinic Added to 2024 Event

Waupaca Boatride - ICN Adaptive Clinic

Waupaca Boatride is working with It’s Called Normal (ICN) Athletics to host a FREE Adaptive Volleyball Clinic on Thursday, July 11, 2024 for any and all persons with limb differences, mobility impairments or other disabilities. Visit our Adaptive Clinic page for details and registration.

Apr 14, 2024 - Jet Pack Stereo to Play Friday Night

Waupaca Boatride - Jet Pack Stereo

Jet Pack Stereo will be playing on Friday, July 12, after Men's AVP Final. They are a classic rock cover band that specializes in the songs you love that other bands don't always play.

Mar 18, 2024 - Grass Tournaments are Open for Registration

Waupaca Boatride - Registration is Open

Registration is now open for all of this year's grass divisions at Waupaca Boatride. waupaca.volleyballlife.com to register today.

Grass Tournaments:
Friday July 12: Coed Quads, Juniors Quads and Men's & Women's Grass Doubles
Saturday July 13: Men's & Women's Triples
Sunday July 14: Reverse Coed Quads, Coed Grass Doubles

Sand Registration: Coming in May.

Dec 02, 2023 - Event Connect - Hotel Reservations Partner

Waupaca Boatride - Event Connect

We are using a new hotel booking service called Event Connect. They work out deals with hotels on rates and promise the best rates available. Check out the available hotels.

Jul 11, 2023 - 2024 Dates

The Waupaca Boatride Volleyball Tournament is always scheduled around the second Saturday of July. The dates for 2024 are July 11-14. Tournament registration will open in Spring of 2024.

Jul 10, 2023 - Photo Contest Submissions

Waupaca Boatride - 2020 Photo Contest

We're officially taking submissions for our photo contest. We've seen some amazing photos already and would love to share them with everyone. Please send them to us by the end of the month and we'll post our favorites to Facebook and have a contest. The Grand prize is a free entry to next year's event, and if we use your photos for our 2024 marketing materials, we will make sure to give you credit. Email your photos or album links to eddie@waupacaboatride.com.

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