Rocketts Red Glare – Pro-Beach Tournament
The second annual Rocketts Red Glare is a 2-day festival featuring a semi-professional beach volleyball tournament and culminating with an Independence Day fireworks spectacular on the banks of the James River. The event is free, family-friendly with vendors, food trucks, craft beer, and the Richmond Volleyball Club’s “Sand in the City” Pro-Beach tournament. The Richmond Volleyball Club (RVC) Sand in the City event, will feature 24 men’s and women’s professional two-person teams from across the region to compete. The finals of the Men’s and Women’s Open divisions will be played Thursday, July 4th on the event’s show courts at Rocketts Landing. Access on both days of the tournament are free.
*Information will continually be updated as the event gets closer
When: Friday, July 3rd 3-9 PM
Saturday, July 4th, 2019 12-8 PM
Where: Rocketts Landing, Richmond, VA 23231
Cost: Free to general public –
VIP Tickets Available
“As a nonprofit, Richmond Volleyball Club’s mission is to ignite a passion for the sport and ensure every kid has the opportunity to play. Our team is thrilled to provide spectators with the opportunity to witness high-level action-packed beach volleyball at what we foresee as a signature event for the club and the city.” – Darcy Carroll, Executive Director, Richmond Volleyball Club
High Level players accepted
Register with your Partner
$250 entry fee includes Hotel accommodations (2 nights/Rooms are doubles-no singles) in the heart of downtown Richmond OR $125 entry fee without hotel
Play will begin on July 3rd and conclude July 4th
$7,000 in cash prizes
1st place men: $2,500
1st place women: $2,500
2nd place men: $1,000
2nd place women: $1,000
Rocketts Red Glare Pro Beach Volleyball Championship – featuring 24 professional two-person teams from across our region. Enjoy ‘Sand in the City’ with Richmond Volleyball Club.
Friday, July 3rd – Tip-off for the RVC Beach Volleyball Championships. Open to public. Free to attend. Event open to public from 3 PM – 9 PM
Saturday, July 4th – RVC Pro Beach Volleyball Championships Noon – 8 PM. Beer/wine/beverage sales begin at 2pm. Volleyball Championships hosted @ approx. 7 PM. Fireworks launch @ dusk. Event site open to public from Noon – 11 PM. Free to attend.
Rocketts Red Glare fireworks is scheduled for sunset and coordinated with patriotic music. Enjoy fireworks over the river with stunning views of RVA’s downtown skyline. Families and guests are encouraged to bring blankets and lawn chairs to enjoy the spectacular riverfront setting.
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Each volunteer will receive a shirt, 1 free meal, 2 non-alcoholic beverage tickets, plus a few other surprises.Sign Up to Volunteer