Rocketts Red Glare – Pro-Beach Tournament
The third 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 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 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
Saturday, July 4th
Where: Rocketts Landing, Richmond, VA 23231
Cost: Free to general public
“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
We are excited to host the top level players from across the country!
$7,000 in cash prizes
First place Men’s and Women’s- $2500
Second Place Men’s and Women’s-$1000
Third place Men’s and Women’s- $500
(3rd place prize contingent on Tournament filling up)
Rocketts Red Glare Pro Beach Volleyball Championship – featuring professional two-person teams from across our region. Enjoy ‘Sand in the City’ with Richmond Volleyball Club.
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
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.
High Level players accepted
Register with your Partner
$125 entry fee without hotel
A discounted block of rooms is available at the Courtyard Marriott Richmond Downtown – 1320 E. Cary Street, Richmond 23219
Play will begin on July 3rd and conclude July 4th
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.